Category Archives: Techniques & Tutorials

Planning a Sampler Quilt: Part 1 – fabrics

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…

Personalised Reading Cushions

A packed Bliss cushion.  It all started at the Bloggeratti retreat in November.  I had the idea to make personalised reading cushions for my son, daughter and their partners for Christmas. I have blogged about the making of  ‘Bliss’ pillows before ( https://ukqu.co.uk/the-bliss-pillow/ ) and, in short, these are reading pillows but with the added bonus…