Fidget quilt

During September’s Charity Sew at Made and Making, I started making a Fidget Quilt for Alzheimer’s or dementia patients. Fidget Quilts or sensory lap blankets provide tactile stimulation for restless hands. My quilt took far longer to make than the one session but I think it was worth it and hopefully it will help enhance the care of local dementia sufferers. I am now planning my next quilt.

Patchwork table runner

For my mum’s birthday I decided to make her a present to coordinate with my parents newly decorated dining room so I signed up to the Patchwork table runner course at Made and Making. Having never done any quilting before, it was really helpful to get lots of tips and Tanya, the course leader, was very knowledgeable. There was lots of homework though – and it was a bit of a rush to finish the binding in time!

Crochet slippers

I have been working on different crochet booties and slippers for a few months and these are the results so far! I purchased the pattern for the lovely Mamachee Galilee slippers from Etsy which was fairly easy to follow with lots of possible colour variations. I found they worked up a bit small (though that’s probably just my crocheting). The Toffee Apple baby booties were from here with an easy to follow video tutorial.