Tag: Fabric

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Yay, it’s fabric time! I’m hugely thankful to UKQU.co.uk for kindly giving me the opportunity to write this product review for the RHAPSODY fabric generously provided by MAKOWER UK. There are twenty-six amazing designs in this Klimt inspired Makower fabric and they truly epitomise the definition of Rhapsody by featuring two highly contrasted moods and…

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SANTA CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS Here in Spain the Spanish do not celebrate Christmas in the same way as we do in the UK. Christmas Eve is their main event and the Family gets together to have a celebration meal and they generally eat the shops out of Prawns and other seafood!!! Although they DO have…

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A beautiful set of fabrics from Makower has been sent for me to play with. What wonderful designs and a gentle soft hand to it. All the usual Christmas suspects are here, snowflakes, trees, reindeer etc, but in very different colour ways. Not the usual greens and reds, but a subtler collection including more unusual…

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Well, before starting to write a Blog on Flange Binding, I did a search and found two Blogs that contained the word ‘Flange’. One was by Ruth Garner for her beautiful Northern Lights Mini Quilt that she made for this years’ UKQU Swap and the other was by our Founder of UKQU, Juliet Nice. From…

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Oh! Happy Dance! Well you do don’t you, when a layer cake of fabric clatters unexpectedly through your letterbox for you to review? Oh Boy! It was just up my street too! A fabulous Makower Forest, and a range that you will find in the shops now. If you like cutesy forest animals and bold…

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My mother always brought me up to be polite but on this occasion, I’m going to flash my drawers! You may well have heard of the young Japanese lady, Marie Kondo, who has developed a decluttering and tidying method – the KonMari system. Now, I’m not the tidiest of people, cleanish but not always tidy.…

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with boughs of Holly. Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. And Yes, Deck the Halls is this stunning Christmas fabric range from Makower for Christmas 2019, and is available in retailers in the UK now. If you like traditional fabrics, then this is the range for you.  And if you like a bit of sparkle then this is it, every…

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I love fabric – I am a fabriholic, and the chance to review fabric is right up my street. I think that someone must have been thinking of me particularly when I was sent this fabric to review. I was sent some lovely fabric, Disney Stax by Eugene Textiles available from The Cotton Craft Co.…

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It’s always lovely to get fabric sent in the post to test and being a London girl, I suppose it was appropriate that the fabric I received were these London Town Fat Quarters from the Craft Cotton Co. These kind of designs aren’t really my cup of tea but, originating from London,  the motifs on…

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Hand quilting is relaxing to do (once you have got the hang of it!), and gives beautiful results, which are different to those obtained by a sewing machine. Maybe you would like to try it, but are not sure where to start? This is the first in a series of blog posts, in which I…

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Explore the Plains Most dinosaurs were herbivores, living on a vegetarian diet of ferns, conifers and other plants This is a gorgeous fat quarter pack of dinosaur fabrics which have been designed by the Cotton Craft Company alongside the Natural History Museum.  They are stamped with facts and great images and I particularly love the…