Sunburnt Quilts

Quilts, Patchwork & Embroidery

Blogger’s Quilt Festival.

Time for another wonderful Blogger’s Quilt Festival. Lots of quilts to see and so much inspiration! Thank you to Amy and all her wonderful sponsors .  Visit Amy’s Creative Side to see the details of all the exciting things that are happening. I am delighted to have finished my 4 Patch Kaleidoscope just in time. […]




Weekend Cards.

I spent some lovely time over the weekend with friends at a workshop to make some cards for Christmas. (It really is going to sneak up on us!) Chris is the lovely lady who ran the workshop. You can find her on Facebook at The Art Room. (I will find the link for that.) We […]




Starting a BOM.

I had seen several posts from people who were stitching Lynette Anderson’s mystery BOM, Fernhill. The first couple of blocks looked lovely so I decided to track it down and join in. Although 7 of the 9 blocks have already arrived, I am just finishing the first block which is the centre-piece. As usual, I […]




Twisting Away.

I have managed a finish on my Twister quilt.  It has a bright, summery feel about it and adds a bit of colour to the day.   The fabrics in the quilt are a combination of Going Coastal and Tidbits and Treasures. Being such a busy quilt it really only needed outline quilting. I secured […]




All Sorts.

The nearby city of Melbourne is well known for its changeable weather.  This Spring has certainly been one of extremes. Three days ago it was bitterly cold and snow was forecast for some of the mountain areas. Today has glorious sunshine, blue sky and a gentle breeze. No getting bored with the weather here. But […]




Little Stitching Finishes.

I have been enjoying working on some of Lynette Anderson’s small projects. The first one is a pin cushion made from the pattern, Garden Pincushions. I used a Cottage Garden Perle 12 thread called Oxalis for the stitching.  This went together very quickly and is finished off with the gorgeous button that came with the […]




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