On a rather dull and wet Saturday in February, I set of with a car full of ladies to Fremingtom, North Devon. Why you might ask, Well Crosspatch Quilters were hosting a Doughty’s Fabric Roadshow.
Great Review, Sarah, and totally matches my experience of a Doughty’s roadshow (near Brigg, Lincolnshire). I’m definitely hoping to get to more of these in the future.
The link above will tell you were there roadshows visit, I always try to get to Fremington every year. A small group of quilters put on a good show and deserve my support. Of course there is always the fabric
It was indeed well worth a visit! I really shouldn’t admit to going to it, especially given the title and overall message of my blog this month (to be published tomorrow), but I did indulge in fabric purchases.
Christine, I am on a fabric ban but needed wadding so went along, it was good just to stroke the fabric
I should be on a fabric ban, but as I’m making Project Linus quilts – I justify it that way! It certainly was good to stroke the fabric, and I had a lovely chat with one of the Doughty’s chaps.
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I received a Sewline Fabric Glue pen to review. The pen arrived in a clear plastic package which also included a handy glue refill.
The pen is a nice size and easy to use. The glue stick its self is a…
I really love the sewline glue pen for applique too. It holds the edges under well, but doesn’t cause any problems with your needle. I have tried using regular glue sticks, and while they are a lot cheaper, you can’t beat the sewline pen for its fine tip, better hold, and being a type of glue that just seems to work much better on fabric.
Corinne I quite agree, I have used the cheap made for paper craft glue sticks in the past and they tend to build up on the needle.
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