Category Archives: Kate Spain

Sunday Stash – Self Control All But Gone….

It would be a fair statement to say that I have been fairly well controlled in the fabric buying stakes this year.  In fact, I’ve been so impressed with my lack of purchases that I can happily justify it when I DO go fabric shopping.  But it truly hasn’t happened much.  Lately.  Sort of. Ahemm.  I’ve hit a little hiccup in self control, and this past week or so has seen quite a number of little parcels entering my stash.  I’m fessing up….. … Continue Reading »

New Terrain – A 2014 Finish!

It’s not often I take more than a month or so to get a quilt done – start to finish.  But last year, I decided to join in the Aurifil Designer of The Month quilt along.  Block of the month activities are a great way to sharpen up your skills, and/or learn new techniques.  And I can tell you, some of these blocks tested my patience and my skills!  I finished the last of the 12 blocks earlier this year, but they have … Continue Reading »

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Original Design – Charm Dash

I am entering a second quilt in to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival!  I am very proud of my Charm Dash quilt – given it is my first ever released Pattern – so I am entering it in to the Original Design category!   Those of you who have been around here for a while would know I released my Charm Dash pattern about a month ago, but for those of you who are new here (You’ll find some captivating information about me and … Continue Reading »

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Large Quilt – Pavement Puddles

I’m being very brave and throwing my hat quilt in the ring Blogger’s Quilt Festival!  If you’re new here to my blog – WELCOME!  You’ll find some captivating information about me and my work up there in the “Who is Ms Midge” section  ^^^^ I have a lot of quilts, yes, but the quilt I’m putting forward for the Large Quilt category is my  Pavement Puddles….. I designed this quilt under a little bit of pressure – from myself mostly – to come … Continue Reading »

Kate Spain Charm-along Winners!

I’m so sad to see the charm-along ending today!  But I’m so very excited to see all of the UH-mazing projects that were linked up!  You seriously have to go and check out each and every one of them.  The way one set of 5″ squares can be turned in to so very many different things is inspiring!  You can find them all on the linky HERE. But for now – feast your eyes on the seven fabulous winners, who were all chosen … Continue Reading »

Kate Spain Charm Along Linky Party!

All of this Kate Spain charm fun had to come to an end eventually, and I’m afraid now is the time!  I have thoroughly enjoyed the charm swap and the creating with all those beautiful fabrics, and am pleased to show you ONE of my finished projects!  The other one will be unveiled later this week.  But for now, I give you Kate Spain Hexed…. This lovely little wall hanging consists of 66 charms from the swap and a couple of half hexies … Continue Reading »

W.I.P. Wednesday – KS

Amongst a million other projects I’ve managed to start, I have two very special WIP’s that are almost at basting stage.  My Kate Spain charms are actual works in progress!   This, my friends, is my first ever foray in to hexies!  I dared to hashtag them #cheating on IG last week, but was told I certainly am not cheating!  Yay for me.  Anyways, this little quilt top came about when I was left with about half of my charms from this next … Continue Reading »

Kate Spain Charm Along – Progress Report!

Wow!  There have been some very busy bees this past week!  Here are some fabulous progress photos from some of the members of the Aussie Charm Swap…….  I’m sure there are some others of you out there who are participating in the Charm-along as well, and I can’t wait to see what you’re all making with your Kate Spain charms!  There’s less than two weeks left until it’s time to link up your projects and be in the running for all the AMAZING … Continue Reading »

Kate Spain Charm-Along – How U Doin???

It’s been a whole week since the Kate Spain Charm-Along was launched!  Can you even believe?  I can…’s been a week of pain in terms of not being able to get all the sewing I wanted to get done because of Ms Bernina’s hissy fit.  I picked her up Thursday afternoon, got a few hours sewing done and then BAMM, she laid down again started snapping threads again! Moving right along….. My fellow charm-along’ers are doing a fabulous job with their charm squares! … Continue Reading »

The Kate Spain Charm-Along

Now that the Kate Spain Aussie Charm Swap has wrapped up, I had to find something else to do with my time!  So I’ve managed to round up some fabulous Australian sponsors with some fabulous prizes – and have created the Kate Spain Charm Along! WHAT?!?!?  I hear you say…. Well, I want you to go forth with your Kate Spain charms and CREATE!  It does not have to be a quilt, it can be whatever your little heart desires, or whatever your … Continue Reading »