Monday, April 28, 2014

A long time between drinks!

.................And I'm back in the room!


So where have I been?  Last year I went back to uni to complete a post-graduate qualification in teaching.  To say that it was a grueling, unforgiving year would be an understatement, but I am back now and ready to re-enter the sewing room and fluff around with fabric!

Thank you to everyone who emailed me last year to check that I was ok - it meant a lot to me.


During the year I had many requests for my Jewel Box pattern.  So here it is.  As usual it is free to download and is fully supported by my husband's fantastic CAD diagrams.  I have named the pattern 'Sparkle' and you can access it by clicking here, or by clicking on the photo of the quilt on the right of the screen.  I hope you enjoy it!




Over the coming weeks I will be adding a few more patterns for free download.  These will mostly be patterns that I have had published in magazines over the past couple of years, so keep an eye out for them.

I promise it won't be so long between posts next time!  I even have some sewing to share with you.

Until next time,

Shontelle.

12 comments:

  1. Glad to see you are back! I have made both your Briar Rose and Sparkle quilts...and they are two of my favourites.
    Congratulations on going back to school!!

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  2. Welcome back. Wow, you must have had your hands full with all on your plate. Well done!! Are you going to start teaching this year?

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  3. welcome back! well done on the teaching degree.....!

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  4. Yay! I'm so glad you're back. Yours is one of my faborite blogs. Thank you for the jewel box pattern. I've been patiently waiting! ;)

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  5. Welcome back! Enjoy fluffing your fabrics

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  6. I kept coming back to see if you were back. Yay!! now you're back. I have made 2 quilts of your Summer at the beach pattern. Thanks for Sparkle pattern, put it on my to do list :)

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  7. Long time no see! So pleased that you are back. Congratulations on the new qualification too.

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  8. I know I have been following you on Pinterest but so good to see you back here. Yay!

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  11. Welcome back and well done on the degree.

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