Every now and then something arrives in the shops that you really must have, and this might just be one of those times. Whether you are treating yourself, or looking for something to treat a friend, these lovely t…
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…
What now seems like forever, several years since, I joined a weekend workshop with Sheena Roberts (Green Man Quilts) at the Jane White Sewing Studios. These are at the Ropewalk in Barton on Humber, an arts and c…
An interesting a lovely read. Makes me wish I was back in UK….. there are no quilters nearby, nor wannabes! But I would love to be a member of a quilt sewing group. Oh well, the sun is calling……. thank you Sylvia. X
You can join our group Sue! There’s a FB group and have a few virtual members. We sew together the second Saturday of every month. Its fun, and who knows, we could arrange one of our road trips to visit you one day. Wouldn’t that be an adventure!
What an awe-inspiring set of quilts! A superb workshop by the sound of it!
Several of our members couldn’t quilt when they first joined, or were very early on with what they did .. and now they are making such amazing quilts!
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…
Although most of the Members of the UKQU, there are a few Newbies who may not have made a Fabric Postcard. So, I thought I would share my Birthday Card Postcard which I have made for my No 1 Grandson!
Day 29: Star Stitch, with perle thread.
Diary Entry: Cleaning day, but not productive or balanced. The morning was great. Sorted out my sewing corner, my project bag, my embroidery work space and my embroidery…
Here at the website we are delighted to announce we are continuing our relationship with the lovely people at Janome throughout 2020.
There’s some exciting news to come…
What a wonderful prize!
Would love this! Such a fab prize!
My fingers are crossed as I only have a little Janome gem
Wonderful opportunity to get a great machine!
Many thanks, and a Happy New Year to you all!
Amazing chance to win a fabulous prize
What a super prize!
Fantastic Competion – Good Luck to All!!
I would love to be able to explore the possibilities with this machine and expand my sewing techniques.
Amazing prize. Fingers crossed.
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…
This beautiful quilt was created by Claudia Pfeil
Calling all quilters – we have some good news! This year The Festival of Quilts annual quilting competition will be going ahead… virtually!
There is som…
I recently saw this super cool Jean quilt and thought that I really wanted to give it a go.
Image from: http://apassionatequilter.blogspot.com/2010/06/finished-denim-quilt.html
I don’t own may jeans t…
Vlieseline Style-Vil Fix is revolutionising the creative world!
This new fusible foam interlining allows for easy bonding onto outer fabric to make 3D collage as well as for hand and machine sewn items such as…
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