Tag: Free patterns

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From time to time the website features designs from some of the fabric manufacturers and designers we know and love. Take your colour mixing cues from Kaffe Fasset in this eye-catching, exciting quilt featured on the Freespirit website. . Simple triangles are sewn together in pairs, so construction is easy, but take care not to…

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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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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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The sun keeps shining (hopefully it’ll stay that way!), flowers blooming, birds tweeting away. The summer is arriving at long last we think. Longer lighter evenings give us much more time to sew, and you can even do it on the go whilst you’re on your summer holidays with some English Paper Piecing. If astronaut…

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We all love fabric .. it’s what being a Quilter is all about, so when a stack of fabric arrives on my desk what is a girl meant to do except spend a while stroking the lovely new patterns. Makower UK are launching three new lines this June.   The first is Bloom .. a beautiful…

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I love the idea of anonymous Valentine’s day gifts, and what better for a small stash-busting quilty project than a few bonding hearts. These are the pairs of fabric hearts given to mothers with a baby in a neonatal unit. One heart stays with the baby, and the other is tucked inside clothing next to…