Author: Carol Munro

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Hi Everyone, I said I’d be back soon, well that didn’t work out did it. It’s a year since I did my last very emotional post, and I think it was hard to get back blogging after that one. I’m back and hopefully, back to regular blogs. So what to start with? We have just…

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When I agreed to take part in this project I was chosen to complete the FIRE quilt. A daunting task without a doubt, but I decided to wait and see what everyone else created before I made my plans. The rows arrived a few weeks before I started work on them, I wanted to do…

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This is the third Silesian template review in the series. Please read the first review….. if you have not already done so, this explains how to use the rulers. You’ll find the review here – https://ukqu.co.uk/silesian-templates-ruler-work/ you can also find out more information on the website www.silesianquilt.com This time I’m exploring the hexagon templates, once…

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I have reviewed Silesian Templates previously and if you haven’t read that review I’d recommend reading it before starting this one. In the previous review I explained how to use the rulers and the FMQ Grip. You’ll find the previous review here – https://ukqu.co.uk/silesian-templates-ruler-work/ Margaret from silesianquilt.com sent me a 4 ½” heart template which fits…

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I was delighted when Stephen at Aberdeen Sewing Machines (https://www.aberdeensewing.com) produced the Janome Atelier 9 for me to review, I have to admit I’m not a huge fan of Janome sewing machines, but Stephen was determined that I would change my opinion with this one. We shall see! Janome Atelier 9 The machine came in…

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I was sent two packs of Perfect Hem T40 by Vlieseline to review. This product is designed for taking up hems, not something I do very often, hence the pile of unused trousers in my wardrobe, hopefully this will encourage me to fix the many pairs of far too long trousers which hang in my…

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Welcome back, and thank you once again for taking time to read my blog, this time I’m writing this with love and laughter in my heart but with tears in my eyes. There have been many studies showing that patchwork and quilting is a fabulous hobby for relieving stress, and it proves that it can…

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Hi everyone Finally after several months of doodling, drawing, cutting, stitching and quilting the quilt is completed and we’re ready to start Block 1. The pattern and accompanying tutorial video is available from the online website shop here, and for those of you who want to purchase the Fabric Pack from Cottonpatch direct its available…

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Hi Everyone It’s been a rather hectic few weeks, you may remember in a previous blog I mentioned that I’m designing a Block of the Month which will be launched on the website in a couple of months.  It’s all very exciting, but it’s also quite a responsibility when you are given free rein to…

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Hi everyone, welcome back By the time you read this the inaugural UK Handi Quilter Academy, which I was lucky enough to attend, will be over and everyone will be back home, I thought you might like to hear about what we got up to. It took place in Bristol at the Aztec Hotel and…

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Hi Everyone, thanks for giving up some of your time to come back to read my blog. I survived the first one relatively unscathed and received some lovely comments, thank you to everyone who took the time to leave a comment or send me a message. This time I thought I might tell you about…