Well, who knew? Andrea and I went to Stitches yesterday, which is the trade show for the stitching and knitting industry. It was a tough day out at the NEC to see all the new fabric lines, haberdashery lines and gadgetry…but someone has to do it 🙂 In amongst all the fabric gorgeousness that was […]
if you’re not feeling very creative when it comes to deciding what Free Motion Quilting designs to choose for your quilt, here’s a short list of my recommended books to get you started.
Winter is most definitely here, and this cold snap has had us digging out scarves, hats and gloves. This tutorial caught our attention for a lovely neck warmer, a really nice take on a scarf and surprisingly simple to make! We have some lovely flannel in the shop which would work really well for this too. […]
Halloween is almost upon us, and whilst it is only once a year, if you have the time, it is nice to make something to add to the ambience! This table runner is really easy to make and would look fab with our glow in the dark Halloween fabric. Take a look at the tutorial […]
Our Autumn workshops and courses are still going strong and despite maybe a few pin pricks and mutterings under breath, everyone is coming up with some beautiful pieces of work. Our FMQ ladies are honing their skills and our Absolute Beginner’s Patchwork group made some really lovely cushions. Take a look at our course list below […]
It’s definitely been feeling a little cooler in the last couple of weeks. Far more hot drinks being consumed whilst we think about reluctantly putting the heating on! This is why we loved this little fabric mug cosy idea from Liluna. These would also make great gifts as they suggest with a nice mug. […]
Our Autumn workshops and courses have got off to a storming start. Our Beginner Dressmakers are getting stuck in and new garments are starting to emerge. We look forward to seeing all their makes over the coming weeks. Plus there were some more beautiful daisies […]
We were delighted when one of our very own, Helen – who made the Ship in the shop (Shop Ship?!) – recently won the Aurofil prize in the European Patchwork Awards for her stunning “A Walk In The Woods” quilt. You can see the other entries here. Ginny (from Friday Sewcial) and I saw it […]