Tag: 2018

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    Well, Christmas 2018 is over. It’s a long time coming and then it’s over in a flash, hope it was a good one for you. We’re not into celebrating the new year in, but do like to reflect on the nice things that happened in the year gone by. 2018 saw a few firsts…

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Aug 10

DAY 2 

Day two at FOQ dawned bright and early.    We stumbled down to breakfast at our hotel and enjoyed a frugal banquet of cereals, scrambled egg and tomatoes, looking longingly at the bacon and sausage.   Being on a diet has to be obeyed even whilst we are out enjoying the phenomenon of the Festival of Quits.…

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Aug 9

DAY ONE

It is the event of the Quilting Year here in the UK.  The Festival of Quilts is what everything builds up to each August, whether you are planning a visit or exhibiting a quilt,  a retailer taking advantage of the biggest shop front in the UK or you are a passionate quilter and want to attend a workshop,…

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I had a wonderful day at the Sydney Quilt show run by Quilt NSW. The standard of quilts was very high and the prize winning quilts were all wonderful. Here is a quick tour of my favourites, not in any particular order. Karen Terrens ‘Snow White’ is a particularly lovely wholecloth quilt. The pale blue…

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Well, the waiting is over. They have arrived and the excitement of receiving our packages through the post for the UKQU Spring 2018 Mini Quilt Swap is spent. Now we are all sitting and lovingly stroking our perfectly thought out, beautifully made, handmade-with-love minis. The mini quilt swap is a bigger commitment than most. The…