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. […]
Hello! What started as Nige having one of those late night “What if’s….” has turned into an entire shop move around! Last week as swapped the shop area around with the workshop area which, despite taking a few days to settle down and for me to find homes for everything, has remarkably given us loads […]
Here’s a brilliant project for this hot weather – ice dyeing! Even my 11 year old was impressed – so I’m taking that as this would be a fabulous project to do with the kids. Not sure my 15 year old son would be persuaded though…hmmm…. I have to admit to not being the greatest […]
One of our lovely ladies, Gill, has been busy making a couple of these handbag tidies. They need five FQ’s and a small zip and Gill said that they’re quick and easy to make but oh-so-useful too. Having made her first one, her daughter wanted one too so Gill rustled up her second – this time in […]
Somehow we made it through our first year and I’d like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your custom, your loyalty, your friendship and your support. Not to mention the plentiful laughter, cake and chocolate along the way. To celebrate, firstly we are having a bit of an open house this […]
Hello! What a stunning week weather wise! With blue skies and the sun beating down, I think our summer has finally arrived. Autumn Class Schedule and Kids Summer School I’ve been hard at work sorting out the September class and workshop schedule which is now very nearly complete, as well as some summer workshops for the […]