Tag: fire

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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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Well, as most of my informative years were in the 80s I couldn’t help but think of this when hearing about the challenge for the Ice Quilt Sew-a-Row, designing a quilt for the UKQU website. You can read the full story of the Ice and Fire quilts in October’s issue of British Patchwork and Quilting…

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Sep 26

Fire Crazy

The bloggers were asked who would like to partake in a Sew-A-Row quilt, and I decided to go for it. I haven’t been part of such a group before, and the only Sew-A-Row I’ve done before was one from Popular Patchwork magazine, using scraps. I wasn’t sure what would be required of me in this,…

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When I was young I made most of my own clothes and I loved making things from scratch (for quilters that is probably a familiar tale).  I left home at the age of 18 years to train as an Occupational Therapist (OT), and when people found out what I did they would always make a…

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‘Love is a burning thing, and it makes a fiery ring.  Bound by wild desire, I fell into a ring of fire.’ (Johnny Cash) I love this song and we regularly blast it out in our Ukulele Group.  Great piece of music and please feel free to play and sing along as you make this row!  (Find chords…

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In complete contrast to our first Sew a Row, FIRE will appear in hot pursuit. We asked a new group from the Bloggerati to work on this idea.   Ruth Garner, Sue Burford, Jane Galley, Chris Hutchins and Carol Munroe created this hot little number. Both ICE and FIRE will be displayed at the 2018 Festival…

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Well, following a suggestion from Sue Griffiths, from Australia, the call went out for volunteers from the Bloggerati who would be interested in taking part in a Sew-a-Row Quilt. I have never done this sort of thing before and thought it would be fun to take part, so up went my hand!!!! Due to the…

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Back in the spring this year [2018] we came up with the idea of a sew-a-row pattern for everyone to follow.  There was no agenda .. just the germ of an idea.   To begin with we thought there would just be one and we asked the clever Bloggerati whether they would be interested in working together…

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14th June 2017 changed the lives of the residents of Grenfell Tower forever and touched all our hearts.  This is the story of a group of quilters who decided to do something to help and show their support. AMY:     Most people will remember the images of the Grenfell Tower fire.  They were on every…