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I am delighted to review these lovely new fabrics from Makower. This is their beautiful collection of nature inspired fabrics which are perfect, especially if you love to make pictorial quilts. The fabrics are 100% cotton and are perfect for patchwork and quilting. I particularly love the warm autumn colours of rusts and greens for…

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Hi All! Its been a while again!  Life keeps over taking me, where is this year going at such a rate of knots?!!….. Loads of new designs this year, TV stuff and prep for a fabulous Irish retreat in a couple of weeks!!  The design for the retreat is a Mystery at the moment, I can’t…

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I was delighted to receive 20 x 8″ squares of this beautiful Christmas fabric to make whatever I liked with and to give a review of it. Santa Express is a bright, colourful Christmas fabric range by Makower Uk.  I am already a fan of Makower, so was really looking forward to it.  I was…

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I am delighted to be able to review Makower’s Scandi 2021 Christmas fabrics. These xmas fabrics come in reds and greys and they are particularly gorgeous with a delicate touch of metallic detailing. Makower fabrics are great quality 100% cotton suitable for patchwork and many other projects. The scenic pair in red and grey…. The…

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Makower’s well know designer, Lynn Goldsworthy created this lovely quilt using their Clara’s Garden fabric range.  It could be adapted to use stash or scrappy fabrics and however your choose to make this lovely quilt make sure you show off the makes at the UK Quilters facebook. You can download the pattern here  

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Designed by Lynn Goldsworthy for Makower UK, Joy was originally released for Christmas 2020 using their Joy fabric collection.  It’s a pattern that could be adapted to either a range of fabric, or even make use of your own scrap box.   However you choose to make it, make sure you share pictures of your quilt…

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Makower have always been a great source of fabulous patterns, like this lovely Stripes and Plaids designed by Alison Glass using her own Kaleidoscope fabric.  Everyone loves a rainbow quilt and this one is a real star. Download the instructions and create your own version.

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Jun 30

Be Lovely!!

So here I sit broken hearted, forgot my password and can’t get started!!!  😂 …….. Hi Everyone! I wasn’t at all sure what I would be wittering on about today other than the Mystery Quilt BOM’s, but I’ve just found an accidental topic! Older age and technical stuff during lockdown! Now, I thought I was…

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A “Sampler Quilt” is one which has many different blocks, usually separated by sashing strips. They are very popular with those who like to experiment (or get bored easily), as you only do each block once, and can have a lot of fun trying out something new. Often, they are provided in a “Block of…

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Like many quilters, I love fabric. I have enough to last me some years, so have made the decision to buy very little fabric this year. However, this resolution does not stop me from receiving fabric, and I was only to glad to be of service when the Bloggerati were asked if anyone wanted to…

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Makower have launched yet another fantastic fabric range called Spring. Makower were good enough to send samples of this latest fabric range to UKQU, and the wonderful people at UKQU sent some to me to review. One of their latest ranges called Spring, consists of 20 fabrics plus a panel.  I received a sample of…

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I’ve been sent a wonderful collection of fabrics from Makower called Sail Away. Consisting of 9 different designs in different colour ways. There is also a double edged scenic border and a panel 24×44 containing 6 different designs. On the reverse of the illustration is also 4 free patterns you can download. A picnic/lap quilt,…