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  • Suncatcher Stars Quilt Along - 9th August - 19th September

    All the details on the 2021 Suncatcher Stars quilt along. Quilt along for the Suncatcher Stars pattern taking place this summer. Quilt along begins on 9th August. Hosted by Lou Orth Designs
  • Charmed - a modern delicate quilt pattern design

    Charmed is a modern yet delicate quilt pattern design. The pattern utilizes HST blocks to create a charming quilt pattern with a subtle secondary design.

    Fat Quarter and Fat eighth friendly quilt pattern in 4 different sizes

  • Starry Night - A free quilt pattern.

    Starry Night is a fun new wonky stars quilt pattern. This pattern is fat quarter friendly and scrap friendly. If you are after a more bold look, th...
  • Paw Tracks quilt

    A blog post full of inspiration about Lou Orth Designs Paw Tracks quilt pattern. Find out more about the pattern and get some fabric inspiration!
  • My Etsy favourites (for Quilters and Sewers)

    My Etsy favourites. Gifts, tools, fabrics and more!
  • Devon pouch review and spotlight

    This post contains affiliate links to Etsy. So, I don’t just make quilts. (Woah!) I’ve actually just made my 9th Devon pouch so I thought I’d share...
  • Why you need a Tailor's clapper

    The links in this blog post are affiliate links. If you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I receive a small commission. Hello, so today ...
  • My Top tips for perfect HSTs

    HSTs (or Half Square Triangles) are one of my favourite blocks and I use them a lot in my patterns in particular ‘My HST Quilt’. There are many d...
  • The Boxy Pouch tutorial.

    A quick and easy boxy pouch tutorial. By the end of this blog post, you will be able to sew your own box zipper pouch!
  • Wildflower Meadow - The sew along!!

    Wildflower Meadow Sew along! Need some more beautiful flowers in your life? Need more sewing in your life? Well, this sew along is for you! I’m soo...
  • Retro Snaps - A fun photography themed pattern!

    Retro Snaps is a fun photography film themed pattern. I released the pattern in 2018 but have recently made another one (cushion version) using the...
  • Little things storage baskets - FREE pattern!

      Some of you know or have made the original member of this gang, the smallest ‘little things basket’. It’s cute and only takes 2 F8s of fabric (a...