Category Archives: Bloggers

What’s a Block Drive?

So…what is a block drive? A block drive is a brilliant idea for members to participate in making just one block (or as many as they like) and send it to a Block Host to assemble. This is usually done on a monthly change of hosts. This year (2022) I was privileged to be the…

Photographing your Quilt

Being able to take a decent photo of our wonderful creations is increasingly important in this digital age, but getting that photo can sometimes be challenging.  Here are some tips and tricks to help you get that photo. What sort of camera is needed? You don’t need an “All Singing, All Dancing” camera. The BEST…

UKQU Sewing Challenge – coming soon

Not sure if you’ve been visiting our Facebook group UK Quilters United recently, but I floated the idea of starting a set of challenges inspired by the BBC series Great British Sewing Bee, but with a patchwork and quilting twist. In less than 24 hours over 150 quilters have said that they are interested! I…

Chic Escape Fabric Collection from Tilda

Chic Escape is inspired by restoration projects taken on by people who share our passion for vintage fabric, pottery and quirky artefacts, bringing new life and laughter to old forgotten buildings. Our escape during lockdown included following some of these amazing projects on YouTube, watching miraculous transformations of derelict French Chateaux. Trips to local flea…