Hi everyone! Its my turn to show my #whatshadeareyou quilt for RJRFabrics. Hurrah! Quick introduction.. My name is Lucy and I am the one woman show behind SkinnyMalinkyQuilts. Living in Edinburgh, Scotland, I have been quilting for almost five years. When I was asked if I wanted to take part in #whatshadeareyou, making any quilt I wanted, … Continue reading What Shade Are You?
For the past few years I have attempted the #The100DayProject hosted by @elleluna on Instagram and each year I have been thwarted by life. Not this year! I was quite deliberate in choosing a project that was managable, that I could find the time to complete everyday while pushing the creative process. I chose to create … Continue reading From Tiny Prints to Tiny Fabric
Hi there! I really am not the best at keeping this blog up to date am I? But I thought I would drop in by and let you know a bit about my next collection, Dark Floral. This summer collection of handprinted fabric, mini pouches, large zipper pouches, made to order cushions and quilts takes … Continue reading Dark Floral: A new collection
Well its all happening over on Instagram. Three projects on the go at once! Or maybe its four? I'll explain. I decided it was about time I made a quilt for myself. Shocking that I haven't already done this, I know! And I saw the #LongTimeGoneSAL was about to kick off. A gorgeous pattern by … Continue reading Too many projects? Never…
Hi there, I love big quilts. Its no surprise really is it.. I hardly get the opportunity to make them though. *insert sad face emoji here* If I had my way I would just make quilt after quilt after quilt. The bigger the better. So I was delighted to finally get round to making 'One … Continue reading I love BIG QUILTS!
Hi there, Its been a busy week at Malinky HQ. One of those weeks that you feel that you are on a hamster wheel. Busy going round in circles, not getting anywhere and not finishing anything.. One person that did complete something was Andrea from 3rdstoryworkshop who posted an amazing piece on her blog looking at the … Continue reading Colour analysis and quilt in the making
So I have have gone back and forth about writing this blog post after a conversation with one of my friends. Her words "Are you mad? Why would you tell everyone how you made your artwork? Do you want them to rip you off? Thats what is special about them, the colour combinations you have … Continue reading Quilt print fabric colours.