Quilt inspo: Enjoy a colour picnic with Gudrun Sjöden

Gudrun-Sjoden-June-2017-fashion-collection

Ah summer… one of our favourite parts of the year for sun-drenched quilting! It’s the season of portable patchwork – when quilt-as-you-go projects top our must-make lists, we all rush outside to enjoy some EPP in the sun and our annual urge to quilt brighter and bolder as the sunshine inspires us kicks in! Rebecca Bryan talks… Continue reading

Colour therapy: Win £200 to shop the new range from Gudrun Sjödén

Gudrun Sjorden May Extra collection

Trend alert! Scandi-style fashion house Gudrun Sjödén are realising their new Magical May range today, inspired by the height of spring. Get a taste of what the May collection has to offer with our chance to win vouchers to shop the range today. With up to £200 to spend, you could treat yourself to a whole new outfit, or splash out on their seriously stylish… Continue reading

Insta-inspires: Gudrun’s World

Gudrun Sjoden person

As quilters, we find we’re constantly searching the world around us for colour and design ideas to fuel our future patchwork projects! This month, we’re all about Scandinavian style, and we’re totally crushing on the instagram feed of Gudrun Sjoden‘s namesake and founder @gudrunsworld. The Swedish Design House with a green soul, specialise in bold, eye-catching homewares and… Continue reading

Gadgets we love: light up your pattern picks

Diamond patchwork quilt baby

When it comes to choosing the right fabrics for your next patchwork project, we quilters know the importance of picking the right ranges that will really shine once we’ve cut, pieced and stitched them into beautiful new quilt top units. We’ve been known to spend hours pouring over our fabric stash, trying to decide exactly… Continue reading

5 things to see at the European Patchwork Meeting 2016

European Patchwork Meeting

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