Ho Ho Ho! Here's your chance to get an early Christmas prezzie!...We have some festive fabric to give away to one lucky youngish quilter! Make sure you email your name and YQ membership number to email@example.com, by midday on the 13th December. Good luck!
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
If, like me, you like creating your own surface pattern designs, it can be quite overwhelming knowing where to begin to draw inspiration from. The world we live in is full of inspiring shapes and forms which can lead to unique and personal pieces of work. But, we can also draw inspiration from the unlikeliest … Continue reading Having fun with Microsoft Word
Region 3 Youngish Quilter’s Bursaries Are you a member of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles? Are you aged between 14 and 18? If so, why not apply for a £50 bursary from Region 3? We are offering the bursaries to support your patchwork and quilting activities. It could be used to help buy fabrics, … Continue reading Are you a Youngish Quilter in Region 3? Here’s your chance to apply for a bursary!
Want to find out more about the amazing quilters of Gee's Bend featured in this week's article? Check out http://www.soulsgrowndeep.org for more information and amazing photographs.
Start here Whether you’re a budding quilter, architect, designer or textiles artist, one thing’s for sure: You must work hard to become an expert in your field. When you start your journey into the world of design you’ve got to find your feet. It’s important that you experiment and explore as many areas of possible … Continue reading How to get in the design world
We have tons of scraps – how about you? We always find though that we don’t like to waste those last tiny bits of our favourite fabrics. We’re going to make this sewing machine cover as it looks like a great way to show them off – and keep our machines dust free at the … Continue reading Project link – Sewing Machine Cover
Many quilters and textile artists end up with many, many, more scraps than they know what to do with. If you have a big bag of scraps, here’s an idea for using up some of them by making your own ‘scrap art’ – and if you don’t have a load of scraps, then I’m … Continue reading Scrap Art