Friday, 30 November 2012

Great to be back

I do apologise for the Spam which appeared in the comments while I was away.  I've now activated 'Comments Moderation', so I should be able to weed them out before they appear.
With Christmas coming ever closer I thought this might make an attractive yet very practical present.  Thank you so much to super clever Amy of Positively Splendid for the project.  Here's the LINK.

Sunday, 25 November 2012

A small blogging break... I'm down at Blairgowrie.  I'll be back on Thursday - have a great week lovely NOTYQ friends.

Friday, 23 November 2012

Another delightful block...

...from Bee in My Bonnet.  Here's the LINK. Enormous thanks to Lori.

Thursday, 22 November 2012

For the little kids in your life...

I thought these would be heaps of fun to make with any little kids in your life.  From fabulous Martha Stewart.  Here's the LiNK

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Why not pop over...

... to Bing to get some cute Christmas colouring images which could easily become stitcheries or applique patterns.  Here's the LINK

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

A lovely festive bag

This delightful bag pattern by Cathie Richardson of Country Garden Stitchery is very kindly shared at the Moda Bakeshop.  Here's the LINK.

Monday, 19 November 2012

A cute gift idea

and it is very generously shared at Oh, Fransson!
Here's the LINK to the cute pot holder pattern. Many thanks to Elizabeth Hartman.

Sunday, 18 November 2012

A fabulous free pattern

I though this would look super cute in Christmas colours.
Thank you so much to Stumbles and Stitches for the free pattern.  Here's the LINK.

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Trends and Traditions... the wonderful blog of designer Heather Mulder Peterson.  It's a great read and features some fabulous tutorials.

I thought you mind enjoy this one on binding scallops.  Here's the LINK.

Friday, 16 November 2012

Just for a change...

...I thought you might enjoy some images of gingerbread houses.  Here's a LINK

This image is from heavenly Leave Room for Dessert

Thursday, 15 November 2012

The winner of our giveaway is...

Libster.  Congratulations Libby.

120 minute Gift Idea

At the moment the fabulous Moda Bakeshop is featuring free patterns for gifts you can make in 30, 60 and 120 minutes.  Here's the LINK to a 120 minute project. Huge thanks to all involved.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Don't forget...

...that there is a NOTYQ guild meeting tomorrow evening, Thursday November 15th and it's a Birthday Meeting so it will be extra fun.  Today is the last day to leave a comment on this blog to go into the draw to win five lovely fat quarters.

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Easy Peasy Log Cabin

Here's a very interesting tutorial on strip piecing a log cabin quilt.  Follow this LINK
Many thanks to Larissa at Stitches in Play

Monday, 12 November 2012

A most interesting blog

The Golden Fingers is always extremely informative and HERE is some fascinating information regarding how to date a quilt.
PS Don't forget to enter our giveaway on the Nov 10th post.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Our newsletter...

is always full of fabulous information and is a great read.  Many thanks to Glenda and all who contribute.  You can see a copy HERE.

Saturday, 10 November 2012

A Giveaway

I know people are reading our NOTYQ blog because I can look at the stats.  I know 4,922 page views occurred last month alone but it would be great to get some feedback.  So please leave a comment between now and the next guild meeting on Thursday November 15 and you could win this cute fat quarter bundle very kindly donated by our own lovely Dianne of Dianne's Shop.

The winner will be announced at the guild meeting.

Friday, 9 November 2012

On Ebay

This gorgeous 1800's quilt is currently for sale on Ebay.  If you are interested take a look HERE.

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Letty's Elephants

Huge thanks to Letty at Happy Dance Quilting for sharing this delightful design with us all.
Here's the LINK

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Thank you Tip Nut

Tip Nut is such a great resource.
Follow this LINK to a post where there are 50 ways to use up fabric scraps and remnants.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Square in a Square Tutorial

Julie at The Crafty Quilter shares lots of great tutorials with us all.  Here's one for a perfect Square in a Square.  Here's the LINK. Many thanks to Julie.

Sunday, 4 November 2012

Mitred corners

I was telling some ladies at sit and sew about this technique I now use to make mitred corners a bit easier.  Here's the LINK to a great tutorial at My Sweet Prairie
It works for me, hopefully you will find it useful too.  Many thanks to Moniker for sharing this tip.

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Sit and sew

Some great works in progress were on show at last week's Sit and Sew.

Friday, 2 November 2012

Back to Positively Splendid ...

... today for  another fabulous gift idea.
Such a simple, inexpensive and very cute gift idea.  Thanks again to Amy of Positively Splendid for sharing her creativity.  Here's the LINK.

This amazing quilt...

...was shown at the Tokyo International Quilt Festival in 2012.
You can read more about this amazing quilt HERE and HERE
And HERE's the Tokyo International Quilt Festival site.

Thursday, 1 November 2012

A fabulous gift idea

is very kindly shared by Lisa and Saran at a Spoonful of Sugar.  Here's the LINK.