Category Archives: Fire & Ice

Fire Crazy

The bloggers were asked who would like to partake in a Sew-A-Row quilt, and I decided to go for it. I haven’t been part of such a group before, and the only Sew-A-Row I’ve done before was one from Popular Patchwork magazine, using scraps. I wasn’t sure what would be required of me in this,…

Animals from the Ice regions

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,…

Whirlwinds of Fire

When I knew I was going to be involved in putting something together for this quilt, I was both thrilled and apprehensive. When I’m planning or designing quilts at home, they tend to take on a mind of their own as they come together. When you are working with other people, it’s not always that…

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.…

Introducing FIRE

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…

Introducing ICE

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…