myBearpaw Blog by Jo Avery

Vintage Home BOM Quilt Along – Month 4

Welcome to Month 4 of the Today’s Quilter Vintage Home BOM Quilt Along! This month it’s all about storage. Perhaps you’ve had a big re-organisation or a clear out of unwanted clutter at the start of the year?  Maybe you’ve found some new (or vintage) tins or containers to store stuff in?  Well that’s the

Vintage Home BOM Quilt Along – Month 3

Welcome to month 3 of our Vintage Home BOM quilt along! I hope you have all had a lovely Christmas. I always think this period between Christmas and New Year is an odd, disorientating time, I never know what day it is and I’m all out of my routine! So this latest issue of Today’s

Vintage Home BOM Quilt Along – Month 2

Welcome to month 2 of the Vintage Home BOM Quilt Along!  I have been so happy to see your teapots popping up all over Instagram! Even my sister Jane is joining in 🙂 This month we are adding to our Tea Party with with some cups and saucers.  And as these are quite small blocks we

A Month in the Country BOM

As we are just over half way through I thought it would be nice to have a catch-up with my Block of the Month for Today’s Quilter magazine.  Every month I design two blocks inspired by my surroundings at Shangri la Farm, the seven acre smallholding where I live. The blocks are accompanied by a

The Tiny House in fabric!

I planned to post about this before my recent holiday, and definitely before Christmas, but I just ran out of time. So now we are on ‘the other side’ (as I like to think of this rather relaxing time of year) I can finally write a post about my husband’s Tiny House and my recent

Today’s Quilter BOM

When I was asked to design the new Today’s Quilter Block of the Month I’ll admit to being both proud and nervous, seeing as I was following on from my quilt hero Jen Kingwell! Jen’s BOM was absolutely stunning so I had my work cut out! I had asked the TQ editor (another Jen) whether