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
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!
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’
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!
Hello fellow quilters! I hope you are staying well and calm during the lockdown. Sewing is certainly helping me focus my mind and I look forward to making my block each week. This week we're exploring the Churndash. I hope you're enjoying making this block as much as me! I was pleased to read in … Continue reading Youngish Quilter 2020 Sew-along – Making the Churndash
Here are the Youngish Quilters winners from the YQ AGM Challenge - Scotland the Brave. All entries were judged by The Guilds' President and Region 16 Co-ordinator through photos, using our usual standards and criteria. Well done! 14 to 18 winners... 1st - Scotland Be Proud by Annabel Haggar, Region 8 2nd - Brave by … Continue reading Youngish Quilter winners – AGM Challenge 2020
This week we are going to make the Friendship Star Block. This is a great star for beginners as it only has four points. It is one of my favourites. Please try and read all the information here before you start. I was always in a huge rush to get started and as a result … Continue reading Youngish Quilter 2020 Sew-along – Block 2 – Friendship Star
Hi everyone! We've already had some pictures coming in on Instagram of you making your Beggar's Blocks. For those of you who have already had a go, well done! If you're still having a think about what fabrics to use or how to go about making the block, here's a look at what other people … Continue reading Youngish Quilter 2020 Sew-Along – Making the Beggar’s Block