Get ready for major quilt awe… here are the quilts that bagged the top spots at this Spring’s QuiltCon show.
There are few things in life that we love more than getting together with friends to share what we’re sewing. So we were excited to hear of a new venture that’s aiming to support handmade gatherings of all shapes and sizes. Because who doesn’t love to sew along with fellow makers?
If it wasn’t for the fact that we love curling up for cosy Autumn nights of quilting, we’d be a bit sad that summer’s almost gone here in the UK. But there’s something about Fall that brings with it the promise of new quilting adventures. The new school term brings with it a surge in… Continue reading
Did you make it to this summer’s Festival of Quilts here in the UK? We were lucky enough to spend a few days at the show (the quilts! the fabrics! our extended quilting family!), but if you couldn’t make it then check out our round-up of some of our highlights of the emerging quilt trends to watch… Continue reading
One of our biggest quilt crushes is here in the UK and we’re just a *bit* excited! Anna Maria Horner always inspires us to push our quilting to the next level, and she’ll be sharing her quilting tips and tricks on Sewing Quarter TV this week…
We’ve known for a while that the quilt scene in Scotland is hot stuff (as our post last year revealed on the work of the Edinburgh Modern Quilt Guild, founded by our regular contributor Jo Avery). Now we’ve come up with a way for you to explore the awesomeness of the Scottish quilting scene for yourself – take a… Continue reading
We were lucky enough to make it over to Houston earlier this week for Quilt Market, and we had a blast! Among the many beautiful quilts on display, we couldn’t help but stop a while to admire The Millefiori Quilts exhibit. La Passacaglia is one of our most popular blog posts ever, and one of the most talked about… Continue reading
This month sees one of our favourite gatherings of the international patchwork community – the European Patchwork Meeting 2016 in eastern France. Starting on 14th September, the 5-day meeting is set to see an impressive 1200 quilts on show, with 38 exhibitions and 30 courses on offer for visitors. Over 22,000 quilt fans are expected to… Continue reading
This weekend we’ll mostly be busy making the most of the sunny weather here in the UK by getting our EPP on in an array of outside venues from beaches to beer gardens. But while we’re not wishing the summer away, we do confess to counting down the weeks until the return of The Handmade Fair… Continue reading
Whatever your craft, The Knitting & Stitching Show 2015 is the definitive event for anyone with a love of stitch and crafts. With a huge range of supplies and workshops one offer (not to mention the amazing textile exhibitions for visitors to peruse) it really is a date for your diary! Hosted at glorious… Continue reading