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Eek, I’m in heaven! I’ve been asked to review designer Sarah Payne’s British Waterways Fabric Collection courtesy of Craft Cotton Co. Two fat quarter packs and some yardage found it’s way to me via UKQU.co.uk and it got my head in spin as to what to make with it! Just look how lovely these designs…

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A huge thank you to Vlieseline for sending me one metre, 97” (244 cm) wide V268 Bamboo wadding to review and to UKQU.co.uk too. I’ve never used Bamboo 50/50 wadding before, so I’m interested to see how it compares with the 80/20 I usually use. Manufacturers Information Vlieseline Bamboo Wadding is a medium weight 50/50…

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It’s always a privilege to be offered fabric to review and to have your interest piqued by giving you a description of fabric from India, you do wonder what’s going to drop through the letterbox and who from! Firstly, thank you to UKQU.co.uk for asking me to review the fabric and to Sew On with…

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This H640 Fusible Wadding review is courtesy of Vlieseline and to show it off I will be making a Tote Bag from the fabric producer, Riley Blake.  H640 is Vlieseline’s medium loft, fusible, soft wadding and made of synthetic fibres and is about 4mm/ ⅜ inch thick. It great for use with light to medium…

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Okay, confession time, my name is Carol not Katy but growing up my Mum and Dad always called me Katy but never actually explained why! My mum passed away recently and subconsciously my memory has been flashing back to things she’d said and done over the years. Some of those memories are that, and even…

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And its back! PANICO’s Fabric Store is back and opened in a new space in the Pavilion Shopping Centre Thornaby (TS17 9FD) just a few miles from its original home in Stockton-on-Tees. Earlier in the year many of the UK Quilters United Facebook group members were shocked to hear of the closure of yet another…

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This is another first for me. I have not used any fusible interlining before and it’s always nice to try something new, so thank you to Vlieseline for giving me this opportunity to review their Style-Vil Fix fusible foam interlining and to UKQU.co.uk for making it happen. This one-sided, fusible foam interlining sews and quilts…

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There are so many different waddings out there it’s no wonder we get confused about what is best to use. So many choices, personal preferences, cost, best for the planet. Well, good news this Vlieseline ECO 150 Wadding is the first 100% biodegradable wadding on the market, and I’m delighted to be reviewing it courtesy…

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Thank you to Gütermann for the opportunity to review this beautiful set of creativ (variegated) threads and to ukqu.co.uk too. I have been sewing over a long period of time, starting in my school days and, although the thread choices back then were quite limited, Gütermann thread was the one always available for us to…

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My trip to the North East always means I visit PANICO’s in Stockton-on-Tees so I can top up my fabric stash. They always have an excellent range of reasonably priced fabric to suit all pockets whether you are a quilter or dress maker. Like all fabric retailers PANICO’s have been keeping their customers going via…