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My experience with Miracle Mornings - Angie Wilson on GnomeAngel.com

ARE YOU IN NEED OF A MIRACLE MORNING?

I grew up with a fairly cynical and skeptical view of the world when it comes to “self-help”, “positive thinking”, “meditation” and all the other things that the 90’s tried to push as the way to get rich quick. I’m a big reader, have been since I was a kid, and I’ve been known to…

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Fat Quarter Shop Snapshots Quilt-Along - Patchwork by Angie WIlson of GnomeAngel.com

BLOCK 4 OF FAT QUARTER SHOP SNAPSHOTS QUILT-ALONG

Can you believe it’s been a month already since I shared my Fat Quarter Shop Snapshots Quilt-Along blocks? I can’t! This year is disappearing so quickly, it’s crazy. For those of you not familiar with the Fat Quarter Shop Snapshots Quilt-Along it’s really quite simple. For all of 2015 Fat Quarter Shop will be revealing a block a month…

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Chicken Enchilada Rice Casserole - recipe on GnomeAngel.com. Based on a recipe from JoCooks.com

CHICKEN ENCHILADA RICE CASSEROLE

With the weather turning decidedly autumnal (how good is that word!) these days our menu is starting to reflect a hearty type of meal. Our family has a bit of a weak spot for Mexican and so this easy and quick Chicken Enchilada Rice Casserole was a surefire winner. It was so quick to make…

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D is for Deer - Pattern by Jodie of Ric Rac. Made by Angie Wilson of GnomeAngel.com

D IS FOR DEER

I’m totally blaming Instagram for my latest project, D is for Deer. I follow the amazingly talented Sharon (of Lilabelle Lane) on Instagram and she was posting photos of her versions of these amazing felt soft toy projects by Jodie (of Ric-Rac) and I desperately wanted to make my own. Only one catch… I’ve never…

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#BrotherInspires creative space project - Pincushion and Thread Catcher in one - GnomeAngel.com

#BROTHERINSPIRES PINCUSHION AND THREAD CATCHER TUTORIAL

Disclosure: Brother Australia provided compensation in the form of products and payment for the project and promotion. All opinions expressed are my own and have not been influenced by the businesses involved. For further information about my disclosure policy please click here. Brother Australia are currently hoping to inspire crafters and makers all over Australia through the #BrotherInspires…

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Bob Bag by Angie Wilson on GnomeAngel.com. Pattern by Jane Davidson of Quilt Jane.

BOB-A-LONG LINK PARTY AND REVEAL

As someone who loves to hand stitch and stitch-on-the-go I can never get enough of cute and functional storage cases and so I jumped at the opportunity to make my very own Bob. I’m also a big believer in the more the merrier and so it’s been great to see and share the wonderful Bob’s…

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Opus - Pattern and Patchwork by Angie Wilson of GnomeAngel.com Fabrics Anna Maria Horner and Robert Kaufman Essex Linen in Natural.

MY CHARMALONG AMH PROJECT

A couple of months back Melissa (of Ms Midge) ran another of her charm square swaps, this time she was swapping Anna Maria Horner charms. I had watched on from the sidelines (with envy) the last time Midge had run a swap and berated myself for not participating when I started to see all the amazing projects…

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Scrappy Improv Charm Dash - Patchwork by Angie Wilson of GnomeAngel.com. Quilting by Gemma Jackson of PrettyBobbins.com. Pattern by Melissa Gottleibsen of MsMidge.com.

SCRAPPY IMPROV CHARM DASH

A couple of weeks ago I shared with you my tutorial on how to use improv piece your scraps together to make your own fabric and then use that fabric to make traditional patchwork blocks. I love this technique and have had so much fun making my own fabric with all the little pieces of quilts…

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How and why you should be using envy to stoke your passion - GnomeAngel.com

WHY JEALOUSY CAN BE A GOOD THING!

Ever had a life lesson that just keeps rearing it’s ugly head again and again until you just have to acknowledge it? Well last week I read a blog post on ProBlogger called “3 Secret Weapons I used to Launch my Blogging Career” and it contained a little nugget of wisdom that started as a…

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Meet Blossom Heart Quilts - Interview with Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts on GnomeAngel.com

MEET BLOSSOM HEART QUILTS

There’s moments in life where everything just comes together to put someone in your life at just the right time and for just the right reason and Alyce (of Blossom Heart Quilts) was one of those people for me.  A lot of the time I don’t remember how someone came into my would but when…

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Meet Things for Boys - Interview with Abby from Things for Boys on GnomeAngel.com

MEET THINGS FOR BOYS

When I was in Melbourne last week I had the immense pleasure of meeting two of my newest bloggy besties, Ros (of Sew Delicious) and Abby (of Things for Boys). Abby and I have only just started to get to know each other but when we met I felt like she’s been part of my life…

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A recap of our trip to Melbourne in March 2015.

HOW I SPENT OUR WEEK IN MELBOURNE

The love of my life had a milestone birthday last week so we took the opportunity to head south to Melbourne so that he could spend quality time with his family lamenting the passing of time.  (Two days prior to his milestone we chalked up 10 years of wedded bliss!) Melbourne is a brisk 7 hour…

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Join the Bob-a-Long and make your own version of Quilt Jane's Bob Box on GnomeAngel.com

QUILT JANE’S BOB-A-LONG

Are you addicted to taking your projects on the road with you? Or are you like me and have a bazillion bobbins doing their own thing? Well you’re in luck, the fabulous Jane (of Quilt Jane) has just released a new pattern; The Bob Bag. It’s a great pattern for making this handy little (it’s…

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Meet Sew Delicious - Interview with Ros of Sew Delicious on GnomeAngel.com

MEET SEW DELICIOUS

At the end of last year I participated in the Christmas Sweet Pouch Swap which was being hosted by Ros (of Sew Delicious). I was fairly new to the whole swapping thing but Ros was so kind and welcoming that I knew I was on to a good thing even before my partner’s pouch arrived. Since then Ros and…

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Fat Quarter Shop Snapshots Quilt-Along - Patchwork by Angie WIlson of GnomeAngel.com

BLOCK 3 OF FAT QUARTER SHOP SNAPSHOTS QUILT-ALONG

Fat Quarter Shop are hosting a year long Block of the Month (BOM) which was designed by the legendary Mother-Daughter duo Bonnie & Camille. The quilt is made up of 12 novelty blocks that capture and celebrate moments of happiness in our lives and is called “Snapshots”. Fat Quarter Shop are asking people to donate US$5 for each…

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