Hello and welcome to my blog!
Welcome to day 4 in the Make and Craft Book Blog Tour and a give away of Noah's Ark: Sewing, Quilting and Applique for You and Your home . Thank you to Amanda Addison for the wonderful blog post yesterday!
Make and Craft magazine is a new magazine released on the 12th October and is a wonderful collection of crafts from sewing to crochet and everything in between! Perfect for a serial crafter like me!
My usual introduction is "Hello my name is Anna and I am a fabric addict!". I have suffered from this addiction for 17 years and I have no plans to find a cure - EVER! I have been a quilter and sewer all of those years. I am totally self taught - I went through school refusing to sew because it was for girls and went to University to study Astrophysics! I discovered patchwork in a Prima Magazine and the structure, shapes and use of colour fascinated me - that one moment started an obsession!
For a day job I teach sewing across Gloucestershire for Adult Education - you can see how I have used my degree! Teaching sewing doesn't really come under the heading of day job, since I adore what I do! In between classes I quilt and sew like a mad thing!
In my spare time I am a lone parent to 3 gorgeous boys and I run 2 Scout groups in my town... My blog is about the adventures I have with my boys, fabrics I obsess about, quilts I make and my adventures teaching!
The book on my day is Noah's Ark: Sewing, Quilting & Applique for You & Your Home by Anne-Pia Godske Rasmussen, which is a good choice for me since I have a Noah who loves sewing!
Noah is 6 and has used my sewing machine to make himself a bag, bunny sleeping bag and patchwork blanket. Together we have been checking out this gorgeous book!
His opinion of the book is: Cool!
The book is packed full of patterns of gorgeous animals for your Ark. Each one has wonderful clothing and will make great presents for Christmas - between us Noah and I have sorted out gifts for all his friends!
There are also patterns for bunny hot water bottles and Herring bags!
Noah and I can't wait to get making from the book!
I have a copy of the book to give away, all you have to do is leave a comment telling me which craft you love and why! I Love hearing about other people's crafts! A winner will be picked at random on Monday October 8th at 8pm.
If you fancy buying a copy you can at all usual outlets, but why not try giving your local indie bookshop a try?
Plus don't forget to check out tomorrows stop on the Book Blog Tour, Tilly Mint Boutique.
Title: Noah's Ark: Sewing, Quilting & Applique for You & Your Home by Anne-Pia Godske Rasmussen