Hello again! The weeks are really flying and by now you should have accumulated a stack of amazing quilt blocks. I keep laying mine out on the floor to see what they look like together. I have to say, I’m really loving the way it looks right now and it’s been lovely seeing everyone’s blocks … Continue reading Youngish Quilters 2020 Sew-along – Making the flying geese block
Goodness! If you have managed to join in each week you must have quite a collection of blocks by now. I know I have! This week I am showing you how to make the Flying Geese unit. I shall give you the requirements for 6 'geese' and you can then decide how you want to … Continue reading Youngish Quilter 2020 Sew-along – Block 8 – Flying Geese
It's that time of the week again! We're excited to share some of the log cabin blocks you've been making over the weekend. (Sarah I here!) Personally, I really enjoyed this block, there is something very therapeutic about the log cabin, gradually adding each layer to complete the finished block. It did take a long … Continue reading Youngish Quilter 2020 Sew-along – Making the Log Cabin Block
We're taking a break from triangles this week, and will be tackling the log cabin block. This is a super traditional block, but it's one that can be made to look very modern depending on what fabrics and patterns you choose to make with it. It's also fairly simple to construct once you've got all … Continue reading Youngish Quilters 2020 Sew-along – Block 7 – Log cabin
Hello! We hope you have enjoyed the lovely sunny Bank Holiday weekend and made the most of the sudden drop of temperature to join our sew-along. This week we made not just one, but two blocks! Properly like magic. How have you been getting on with the stash that you chose for this project? I've … Continue reading Youngish Quilter 2020 Sew-along – Making the Windmill and bonus block
Victory in Europe Day marks the day in 1945 when Britain and its allies accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, marking the end of the war in Europe. To celebrate VE Day the Curator of The Guild Museum Collection, Heather Audin, has created a Youtube video for you to watch! Join her and explore … Continue reading VE Day!
So this week is extra special as you get two blocks for the price of one! We’re going to make a Windmill block (below) – and a block with the layout of your choice as well. So when you’ve completed this tutorial you’ll have six of your sampler quilt blocks made – halfway!! Over the … Continue reading YOUNGISH QUILTER 2020 SEW-ALONG – BLOCKS 5 AND 6 – WINDMILL AND A BONUS BLOCK
Hello Everyone. Did you enjoy this weeks block? I know I did. If you are still thinking about it, or are worried about the quarter square triangles, give it a try. Rachel and Sarah’s instructions are great. You can see how well everyone has done. It will be the second star block in your collection. … Continue reading Youngish Quilter Sew Along making the ‘Ohio Star Block’
Hi there! I hope you are enjoying our block of the week so far, I know I am. I’m Rachel and I am going to talk you through the next block in the project: the Ohio Star. The Ohio Star is probably one of my most favourite blocks to make. It’s a nine-patch block using … Continue reading Youngish Quilter 2020 Sew-along – Block 4 – Ohio Star
Due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), from April to July 2020 we are giving new members aged 5-18 one year of free membership when they join. If you are between 5 and 18 and enjoy sewing, dyeing, fabric painting or any kind of stitching, Young Quilters is for you. Young Quilters is all about having fun and being creative … Continue reading Free YQ membership for new members!