Bless my Cotton Socks

Bless my Cotton Socks

Pattern for lacy socks available on Ravelry: Jane Renton This morning, after the frost melted, it was time to get...
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I am a Quilter and a Knitter Too!

Just in case you haven't figured it out by now, let me state for the record that not only am...
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21 days to learn something new!

21 days to learn something new!

I live on a farm in Africa..... I am used to isolating myself, leaving my car parked for days, not...
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#each one reach one …. actually many!#

#each one reach one …. actually many!#

#quiltingsouthafrica #quiltsa #quiltinginsouthafrica #quiltsouthafrica Having done some research, we estimate that there are more than 5000 quilters in South Africa...
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It’s Christmas! Already!

It’s Christmas! Already!

Where has this year gone? Now it's nearly time to work out next year's New Year resolutions. I know I...
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Climate change and quilting

Climate change and quilting

How often do we hear about climate change? I live on a farm near Giant's Castle, KwaZulu Natal, theoretically a...
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It ain’t over till the Fat Lady sings…

It ain’t over till the Fat Lady sings…

How often do we finish stitch the last block of a quilt and decide we're done? All that's left is...
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Insanity?

Insanity?

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results” Attributed to Albert Einstein, but actually Rita...
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Madness prevails

Madness prevails

I cannot believe how much has happened since my Harley ride - feels as if that was in another time......
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Cycles/circles

Cycles/circles

I am thrilled to see how many people are eager for this next set of circles! I must apologize for...
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A challenge within a challenge!

A challenge within a challenge!

Or have I lost the plot!!!!!!!!!! The next 2 circles for the Challenge quilt are: #3: Bull's eye A circle...
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Begin again – a new year, a new quilt, a new challenge

Begin again – a new year, a new quilt, a new challenge

It's 2019 and The First Month of a new year is almost done! Are we hamsters on a treadmill? A...
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New Projects

New Projects

Why, you may ask, am I taking on a new project when I have SO MANY unfinished ones? A good...
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There and back again! (with apologies to Bilbo Baggins)

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...
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Road trip  – 27th September to 14 October

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...
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Ready for a new challenge?

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...
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Final Block!!!

Final Block!!!

Oh my word! What a busy time it's been since the last post. House guests galore, teaching classes, quilts to...
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Revise and continue….

Revise and continue….

Well, Clementina, we are almost there! Can you believe we've had the shortest day and longest night already?  The year...
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Penultimate instructions

Penultimate instructions

As I mentioned last time, the next set  of instructions is being sent early so you will have time in August...
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The great reveal

The great reveal

Almost half the year gone already...and winter is upon us! For some,  this means donning an extra layer or three...
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#5 is here!

#5 is here!

The best laid plans of mice and men.... Sometimes life gets in the way, unplanned and unexpected circumstances cause us...
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Nearly half way!

Nearly half way!

.....and Autumn is upon us!  Here on the farm, the evenings are getting crisper, and each morning the mist lies...
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Mystery Quilt Challenge #3

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the...
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The mystery continues……….

The mystery continues……….

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.   Leo Buscaglia   The mystery continues…. Hopefully by...
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Mystery Sampler Quilt

Mystery Sampler Quilt

Life’s little mysteries…. Daily life is constantly full of mysteries, such as where you left your car keys, or why...
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Quilt to exhibit, it’s worthwhile!

Quilt to exhibit, it’s worthwhile!

Whether you quilt for business or pleasure it is always worthwhile entering in quilt exhibitions, shows or contests. Not only...
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New classes on offer:

New classes on offer:

We have many classes being offered over the next few months. Here is a list of classes offered at May-Gene's...
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A New Year!

A New Year!

Wishing you a wonderful, blessed 2017. Today is Day 3 of any New Year Resolution you made. Attached is a...
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Christmas is just around the corner!

Christmas is just around the corner!

Where has the year gone? It is also nearly time to make new year's resolutions again - I wonder if...
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Half way there!

Half way there!

A few days offLast week my husband and I had a few days off in Cape Town. What a wonderful...
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