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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 later in the year, but first we can announce we will be giving away not one but two of the fabulous Janome Atelier 7 Sewing Machines ..…
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We have already given away two of these fantastic sewing machines. The winner of the final Janome M100 QDC giveaway is .... Congratulations Margaret Attfield   That's it for 2019 and what a great year it's been for all the Janome Sewing Machine Winners.    Watch out for more coming in 2020!   Please note…
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Ciao!   This month competition theme has been chosen by Aurifil themselves with a box of The Basics Collection .. 12 spools of 50 weight cotton thread in 12 individual shades as the prize. Congratulations Judith Clark! Why Italy .. well, it's where the Aurifil Thread is made of course. A liker from FB and a…
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The wonderful people at Groves have donated a bumper prize for our first competition of 2020.  Whether you have been quilting since childhood, or just starting out, this is a perfect prize for any patchwork quilter. This month we are looking at beautiful sunrises or amazing sunsets.   What inspires you to get up in a…
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Home from Festival of Quilts and the airwaves are positively humming! There are lots of topics of conversation, but the one that has leapt out at me is the thorny issue of Categories. I thought I could write about this – a bit about the why and a bit about the category definitions, and what…

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Last year we had some amazing quit competitions and we asked what you liked best about our website.  Overwhelmingly you all said it was the competition.    SO  we are doing it all over again. #september19 was the tag to enter our September 19 Competition The theme is  'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'  - sponsored by…
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All good things come to an end, and this is the final competition of this series. Don’t despair as we are working on new ideas to keep you on your toes. Grosvenor Shows will be displaying all our winners from the ten Competitions at their Autumn circuit later this year, starting with The Great Northern…

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With the work on our second book by and about UK Quilters United well underway, it is time to come up with the name for it, and we are looking for your help! The first book Our first book was compiled and edited by Julie Passey in 2015-2016 and it was called “UK Quilters United…

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The penultimate competition for entries to the UKQU website exhibition with Grosvenor Shows that will be travelling with their events from the Great Northern Quilt Show in Harrogate until the Springfield Show in Spalding at the end of 2019.   Make a date in your own diary to go along and see our first exhibition for yourself.…
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This months competition is sponsored by Grosvenor Shows and EQS The theme for March was the Mad March Hare. We had some fabulous entries and our lucky winners are shown below.  Well done everyone who entered and voted for their favourites. This Months first prize is great for beginner or expert alike and has been…

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Our Facebook group UK Quilters United is turning five years old already. My how time flies when you’re having fun. With almost 16,000 members the group is a thriving community sharing pictures, questions and answers. We love any excuse for a competition and as usual, all of our fabulous prizes are generously donated by group…

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Over the last few weeks Fiona Pullen, well-known author of several books, The Sewing Directory website and an all-round nice person, has been explaining how to set up a successful creative business.   Abigail has also reviewed the book that goes with the series for you too. Fiona has kindly donated two copies of her book…