At the Seashore – Melt

Hi, all you Summer beach-goers. There is nothing more splendid than a day at the beach. I was lucky to be a beach babe, growing up in the Port Hacking, south of Sydney, Australia. Summer by the ocean was especially, a magical time as our days were filled with water skiing, sailing and fishing from sun up to sun down. I can never forget the feel of the sun on my skin, the sultry heat of a Sydney summer and the smell of salt from the ocean.

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Countdown to Christmas: Gift Wrapped Star

I love this time of year and especially all the festive projects on the Modabakeshop. It’s time to break out the seasonal fabrics and make your favourite quilts and gifts.  Today it’s my turn on the Countdown to Christmas sew-a-long and I will be showing you how to make this cute block – Gift Wrapped Star. The block is made with a combination of piecing and an easy paper pieced unit (the star points are an odd shape so it makes it easier and more accurate to piece).

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