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Tilda Scrap Bundles Tilda fabric is known for quality fabric, soft to handle, and lovely to work with.  They have come up with a great stash builder in their pretty Ten FQ Scrap Bundles which they create from whatever they have left at the end of fulfilling retailers’ orders. It’s always going to be a…

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Fabric.  I will just let you savour that lovely word.  Even better 100% cotton plains in fat quarter packs. Trimits have added new fat quarters to their popular range. Each bundle contains 5 fat quarters, size 54x45cm in 100% cotton and washable at 40 °. Available in 8 glorious colour combinations that offer endless scope…

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It seems every craft has it’s own language and, for an outsider, this can be confusing.  When you’re always mixing with quilters, it can be easy to forget that there are some that don’t know what we’re talking about.  I was reminded of this the other day on my Facebook page.  So here is a…

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My mother always brought me up to be polite but on this occasion, I’m going to flash my drawers! You may well have heard of the young Japanese lady, Marie Kondo, who has developed a decluttering and tidying method – the KonMari system. Now, I’m not the tidiest of people, cleanish but not always tidy.…

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I love fabric – I am a fabriholic, and the chance to review fabric is right up my street. I think that someone must have been thinking of me particularly when I was sent this fabric to review. I was sent some lovely fabric, Disney Stax by Eugene Textiles available from The Cotton Craft Co.…

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You might remember I said in my previous blog that I had more plans for the London Town Fat Quarters from the Cotton Craft Co.  As promised, I’ve come back to share my next make using the fabric. Continuing with the them of travel, I’ve created a passport wallet with lots of useful pockets.  On the…

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Working in a haberdashery we get asked/told and hear many things eyes roll or you titter silently to yourself. These customers all make the job worthwhile even when you are left dumbfounded, here are just a few of them…………… Xmas fabric is piled high along with the ribbons, braids, buttons and all xmas items on…

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I can begin to tell you how thrilled I was to be asked to review some fabric for Gütermann and even more delighted when the box came through the door.  The video will give you my thoughts in more details and I’ll show you what I made with two of the fabrics included.  In brief,…

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Did you ever have an idea for a quilt pop into your mind with such vividness and detail that you could almost touch it? What did you do? Did you . . . think “that’s nice” and go on about your day? sketch it out on a napkin that later got thrown away? head directly…

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On a rather dull and wet Saturday in February, I set of with a car full of ladies to Fremingtom, North Devon. Why you might ask, Well Crosspatch Quilters were hosting a Doughty’s Fabric Roadshow. Crosspatch Quilters have been meeting in North Devon for over 30 years and have around 36 active members at present.…

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Hello everyone…Miriam here. I’m an Architect turned stay-at-home wife and mother to two beautiful girls and a baby boy. I live in Africa, in a country with no culture or history of quilting, quilt shops, guilds or workshops, but somehow I fell in love with quilts and quilting and after months of drooling over the…