Sea Parrot tutorials and pattern instructions

How to Hexie

How to Hexie

Hexie (hexagon) patchwork is a great, traditional, low-tech and very satisfying craft to take up. However, some people who love the my hexie projects have said that they would never...

How to Hexie

Hexie (hexagon) patchwork is a great, traditional, low-tech and very satisfying craft to take up. However, some people who love the my hexie projects have said that they would never...

Bright Hopes quilt block

Bright Hopes quilt block

I’m always looking for quilt blocks that will allow my animal designs to be the focus whilst still giving the other fabrics a chance to shine. I’ve found that these...

Bright Hopes quilt block

I’m always looking for quilt blocks that will allow my animal designs to be the focus whilst still giving the other fabrics a chance to shine. I’ve found that these...

Christmas robin bunting

Christmas robin bunting

(This tutorial has been updated) I make Christmas bunting nearly every year to give to friends and family as an early Christmas present, and it helps to get me in...

Christmas robin bunting

(This tutorial has been updated) I make Christmas bunting nearly every year to give to friends and family as an early Christmas present, and it helps to get me in...

Patchwork and quilting basics 3 – Binding

Patchwork and quilting basics 3 – Binding

To finish a patchwork quilt, you can use bias binding to neaten the edges. You could use a similar colour binding to the patchwork so that it blends in or...

Patchwork and quilting basics 3 – Binding

To finish a patchwork quilt, you can use bias binding to neaten the edges. You could use a similar colour binding to the patchwork so that it blends in or...

Patchwork and quilting basics 2 – Quilting

Patchwork and quilting basics 2 – Quilting

Once you have completed the patchwork for the top of your quilt, it’s time to quilt the quilt! You will need fabric for the backing, wadding (batting), large pins, a...

Patchwork and quilting basics 2 – Quilting

Once you have completed the patchwork for the top of your quilt, it’s time to quilt the quilt! You will need fabric for the backing, wadding (batting), large pins, a...

Patchwork and quilting basics 1 – Cutting and sewing pieces together

Patchwork and quilting basics 1 – Cutting and s...

I’ve been asked to write a series of blogs that explain the very basics of patchwork and quilting for complete beginners. So if you are excited about trying patchwork but...

Patchwork and quilting basics 1 – Cutting and s...

I’ve been asked to write a series of blogs that explain the very basics of patchwork and quilting for complete beginners. So if you are excited about trying patchwork but...