Author: Jane

New Projects

Why, you may ask, am I taking on a new project when I have SO MANY unfinished ones? A good question. Although I am always needing new samples for classes that I’ll be teaching; as well as challenges I have

There and back again! (with apologies to Bilbo Baggins)

Roads go ever on Under clouds and under star, Yet feet that wandering have gone Turn at last to home afar.  (The Hobbit, JRR Tolkein)   We have just returned home from a most wonderful road trip! 17 days, 10

Road trip – 27th September to 14 October

Road trip to Cape Town and back! Hanlie Burger from Amafu, and myself will be on the road on Thursday 27th September for 17 days! We will be setting up pop-up shops and teaching in Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Beaufort West, Stellenbosch,

Ready for a new challenge?

Mystery Quilt-as-you-Go Challenge: Follow-up Eighteen of the Mystery Quilt-as-you-Go Challenge quilts were displayed at the annual Pietermaritzburg Garden show at the beginning of  September this year! It was a fantastic array of gorgeous and innovative quilts. We involved the public

Final Block!!!

Oh my word! What a busy time it’s been since the last post. House guests galore, teaching classes, quilts to finish for customers and quilts to complete for shows! Whew! And so without further ado, here is the final block

Revise and continue….

Well, Clementina, we are almost there! Can you believe we’ve had the shortest day and longest night already?  The year and the seasons are turning, and so too are we reaching the end of the Mystery Quilt.  I thought that

Penultimate instructions

As I mentioned last time, the next set  of instructions is being sent early so you will have time in August to put your pieces together. The next block design is a traditional one, either named Drunkards Path- referring to its

The great reveal

Almost half the year gone already…and winter is upon us! For some,  this means donning an extra layer or three of woolly warmers, but for others just a light cardi to complement our normal uniform of shorts and slops (No,

#5 is here!

The best laid plans of mice and men…. Sometimes life gets in the way, unplanned and unexpected circumstances cause us to stop our busy-ness, reassess our focus and decide what is actually important, urgent, or absolutely necessary! So my apologies.

Nearly half way!

…..and Autumn is upon us!  Here on the farm, the evenings are getting crisper, and each morning the mist lies upon the field and shrouds each hilltop with its own pale scarf. It seems fitting then, as we stand on