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Did Someone Say Cake?

Ooh, I have such exciting news to share with you: I have a project in a book! It's the latest project book from Moda Bakeshop and it's all about my favourite pre-cut, the Layer Cake, hence the wonderful title, guaranteed to get my attention...


Cover image by kind permission of Martingale


I've been bursting to tell you about it since I made my project and posted it off to publishers, Martingale, in Seattle last Christmas. Needless to say, I couldn't have met my deadline without my fabulous friend Jayne, who quilted it in double-quick time. She's an angel!


The book won't be out until the 1st of February, but you can get a sneak peek of the projects on the Martingale website and pre-order it from your favourite bookshop. I am in wonderful company and my fellow Bakeshop chefs have whipped up some gorgeous projects for you to make.


Back Cover image by kind permission of Martingale


So, what did I make? I started with a Layer Cake of Spring Brook by Corey Yoder, full of prints in shades of forget-me-not blue, fresh green, sunny yellow and charcoal grey. There is a sweet bee print in the collection that inspired my quilt - it's called Blossom - full of spring flowers and busy Bumblebees. The photographs have been exquisitely styled and beautifully photographed by Martingale. Isn't that armoire gorgeous?


Blossom image by kind permission of Martingale


It will be a long wait until next spring when I can finally hold a copy of the book in my hands. I'll be sharing the joy with an extra copy and a Spring Brook Layer Cake to give away. With the forget-me-nots blooming and the Bumblebees waking up, the timing will be perfect!


Nicola xx



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