Carolyn Gibbs Quilts
This is the first of a series of eight blogs which will teach you different techniques used in traditional American block patchwork. Each section will include full, free instructions for two Star blocks using the…
I collect antique quilts, mostly from EBay, and some of them arrive showing plenty of evidence of a hard life. If they are in good condition structurally, but very dirty, I usually wash them. People often ask me how…
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…
John opened his eyes slowly, noticing that he had almost five minutes before the alarm clock started ringing. After almost forty five years of getting up to do the morning milking, his body clock could have…
What a lovely heartwarming quilt story for Christmas Day!
Thank you Maggie. Our church does this every year, and it’s always the most moving part of Christmas for me.
I enjoyed reading this. My husband comes from Sheffield, across the valley from Stannington and he still has family in the area.
Thank you – I wonder if he recognises the view from High Riggs Road?
There are three main ways to copy a design onto your fabric:
Tracing the design onto the fabric from a paper copy. This must be done before layering.
Drawing the design through the gaps in a stencil (purchased or…
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