Tag: Ice

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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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Back in March an idea was floated within the UKQU bloggers community to put together a ‘sew-a-row’ quilt. If you’re not familiar with the concept, it is a quilt made up of different horizontal rows, usually with some kind if sashing and a border. This was a collaborative project between Sue Griffiths, myself, Corinne Curtis,…

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Aug 15

Sew-a-Row

Well, the shout went out for anyone interested in taking part in a sew-a-row where you had to design the row, sew the row and write up the pattern for it. After taking part in a sew-a-row a few years ago and enjoying every minute of it I just knew that this was for me.…

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From time to time we aim to bring something exclusive to the website.    ICE is the first of two Sew a row  Quilts that will be delivered row by row over the next ten weeks. Sue Griffiths, Sharon Reid, Corinne Curtis, Gini Scanlan and Helen Kent worked hard to design this fabulous and quite…

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– a Scottish Highlands and Islands themed row designed exclusively for UKQU by Corinne Curtis The inspiration for this row came from having recently returned to live in England, after living in first the Western and then the North Isles of Scotland for 17 years. I decided to create four separate blocks that could be…

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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…