Author: Keren Baker

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Hello everyone! Hope you’re well and raring to enjoy a little more freedom (& perhaps a little more quilty shopping too!). Something a little bit different for today- it’s all about Harris Tweed! For some of you, you might be really familiar with it- but also might be thinking, Grandad style flat caps, posh blokes…

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She sat looking at the bleak view; the rain, bucketing down the windows. She mused that the rain was in as much of a hurry to fall as she was to finish this year. This year had not been as full and she felt terribly empty. Her usual calendar of coffees, meet ups, Stitcher Group…

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We all have our favourite parts of quilting; some love the rhythm of repeated cutting ready for piecing. Others love the puzzle-like piecing together and lots love the actual quilting bit. I’ve yet to meet anyone who has basting as their favourite aspect and yet, we all have to do it. Anyone who can make…

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I’m a marketer’s ‘dream consumer’. Put it in a attractive bottle, give me a good reason to buy it, tell me it’ll make my sewing a whole lot better and there’s a good chance I’ll buy it! It wasn’t long before I discovered starch sprays and Best Press is my favourite. When I saw that…

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Hello! I’m really delighted to be with you today! I happened to be on the UK Quilters Facebook page when there was a request for anyone who fancied designing blocks to volunteer for this special blog hop. Strictly speaking, I’m a beginner; I’ve only done 4 quilts ( can you count a WIP?!) and some…

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Hello! I’m new here, so I guess I should introduce myself. I’m Keren Baker, based in Liverpool and I work freelance in the craft industry. I work for companies including one known for their famous orange handled scissors! More on that in another post. I wanted to ask you a question; what pressing tools do…