Here is a nice thing to do with leftover bits of fabric: patchwork decorations. As you can see, they don't even need to be Christmas fabrics in order to create a Christmassy feel! I chose to make stars, but you could also make little Christmas trees out of triangles. Or, if you enjoy appliqué, the … Continue reading 19 days till Christmas: Patchwork decorations
Do you write a big, long list of presents you'd love for Christmas - or do you find it really hard to think of things you would like? If your nearest and dearest are asking for ideas, why not get a quilter's present list together? Christmas can be a great time to get all those … Continue reading 21 days till Christmas: All I want for Christmas…
Who loves a new pair of pyjamas at Christmas? I know I do. I save them until Christmas Eve and then it's all part of the excitement before the big day. I love nice, cosy-warm, snuggly pyjamas made in flannel or brushed cotton. And a cheerful Christmas print is a must. So this year, I'm … Continue reading 22 days till Christmas: Christmas pyjamas
Christmas can get a bit crazy - there's so much to do and so much rushing around - it can be easy to forget to stop and enjoy it all. So one of my favourite Christmas traditions is an afternoon tea with friends. We take some time out a week or so before Christmas to … Continue reading 23 days till Christmas: Afternoon Tea
I am obsessed with Sheena Liam's instagram! I love the detailed portraits, and the skill it takes to style the hair is just stunning! https://www.instagram.com/p/BUI-3pwFzJu/?taken-by=times.new.romance https://www.instagram.com/p/BTa2Zw9FPgd/?taken-by=times.new.romance
Young people want to make the world a better place, right? What if you could do so with your crafting skills? Check out the inspiring Craftivist Collective for ideas, projects and success stories relating to 'gentle protest'.
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed when looking at other people's work? Do you love fabrics, but are not sure what to do with them? Do you have ideas in your head you can't quite translate with your hands? In the age of Instagram, it is easy to feel inadequate as a quilter. There are just … Continue reading Just sew it
This is a fairly easy Halloween wall hanging I designed a number of years ago, 🙂 I used Bondaweb to attach the shapes to the three panels and then joined the panels with the sashing. The sashing is the green framing strips. When the three were joined together I then put more sashing on … Continue reading Halloween Wall Hanging
All Young Quilters are invited to take part in our next competition! For the first time ever, we have a new entry category for Youngish Quilters aged 14 -18. Not a member yet? Join today by clicking this link - its only £5! Using your imagination, have fun whilst making a quilted item for the … Continue reading AGM Challenge theme – ‘Castles’!
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