Author: Carol Munro

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If you read my previous review of the  lovely Tilda Scrap Bundle you may remember that I mentioned I may do something with the fabric left over from the small quilt top I made. Surprisingly enough I did…I had promised to show some of my Monday Stitchers (we meet every week on zoom) how to…

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When I was asked to review the new Tilda Scrap bundle, I wasn’t too sure what to expect, and was really surprised to receive a beautifully wrapped bundle of ten really pretty fat quarters. There’s a lovely mix of large and small patterns, with some directional prints too. Most of them feature flowers, there are…

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Clover “Quick Cut” Thread Cutter When Sylvia asked me to review the thread cutter, I assumed it would be like many of the other cutters that are out there, you use them for a short while then forget about them.This one is definitely not going to fall into that category. Ready For Use It’s a…

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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…