Sunday, 21 August 2016

Sunday, 14 August 2016


Well, a stonking success all round.. Loads of purses, all of such wonderful quality that we have been putting them on the table and letting people choose..  This says a huge amount for the quality and quantity and wonderful work you have all done.. Yay!

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Friday, 5 August 2016

More than 10,000 page views...

...for this blog so far..
if you are near Norfolk or Suffolk and fancy making purses this weekend (6th and 7th August 2016) please do come and play at my workshop
4 The Raveningham Centre
Beccles Road
NR14 6NU

01508 548137

You MUST ring before you come

bring machine, lunch (or use the cafe), threads, scissors etc, and any fabrics or whatever you wish to add to the pile - I have lots of stuff here to be used, and loads of zips...

No charge...

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Pretty Cat Purse

Delightful Pocket purse made by Jodie Tawn in Region 16. All the way from Scotland
The free pattern is at the bottom of the list.
Thank you Jodie!

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

You turn your back....

...for 5 minutes (well actually, 10 days) and look what arrives


From Christine Dally, lovely Monster!

Anonymously from someone who left them at my workshop while John was distracted (Reverse Burgling!)

And from Sheila Ford's lovely ladies..

Sunday, 24 July 2016

New Donations

Here are two bright and cheerful ones from Devon, Thank you Gillian.
An exciting parcel arrived from Ruth Jefferson, many thanks.

And a small batch from me using my experimental patches cut with my friends new studio cutter..
I want one!

Mustard Seed Quilters

Zippys from Ros Peedle and Mustard Seed Quilters, thank you girls!

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Purses: New Donations, Many Thanks

Purse made by Katharine GuerrierDonated to the Tombola by Barbara Close

Purses made and donated by Barbara Kelly of Oak Leaf Quilters in Norfolk.

Wonderful Boxful of purses by Gwen Harlow in Region 10.
Three completely different techniques make these beauties by Mary Winchcombe in Northampton.

These lovelies made by Sue at Pennyloaf Patchers in Norfolk
These donated by Pat Bell of Winterton Quilt group in Norfolk. Thanks Pat!

Thursday, 26 May 2016

At Quilters' Haven...

...for three days of Modern Stuff, and Heather came today, and made these delicious little monsters

Link for the pattern is on your right...
I think the green one has been at the gin...
Also these arrived

Very nice...
Thanks again, all

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

More goodies...

No zips on the bag, but inside..
Another splendid fish from Jackie Norris (and the bag, too)
And these delicious offerings from Anne Jeater of the British Quilt Study group - I had to show the insides, the linings are a treat!

Monday, 9 May 2016

From Janet Goddard...

...esteemed Mod Q treasurer and book-author, and maker of fine purses.. Thanks...

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Zippy Fish..

Click on the pic to see the page, and download the pattern.. Many thanks to Jackie Norris for this splendid sea-creature... (one of a veritable shoal...)

Monday, 2 May 2016

Now, here's a question...

from Jenny Ladbrooke

I'm not sure what the collective noun for pouches is but there's a litter of them here (although rather selfishly, like a litter of puppies, I'm going to keep one!). The triangle ones are easy, quick and very addictive.  

So, suggestions for a Collective Noun please?

Monday, 25 April 2016

Tootling Along...

...with a new tutorial from Helen Butcher (who is almost a member again...)

Click on the Pic for a Quick and Easy....

Sunday, 24 April 2016

And more...

I think some people are getting (even more) enthusiastic..

Thanks to Sabi Westoby, who is in Highly Productive Mode..

Friday, 22 April 2016

Lots, and lots, and lots of purses

We went to the Quilters' Guild AGM
and came back with Treasures
I don't have all the names for these, but by gum, they are splendid!
Keep on zippering, folks...