Tag: Fabrics

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Last time I told you about my visit to the Art Couture exhibition. Of course a Textile artist needs some new fabrics! I love to participate in the Cherrywood Challenge. In 2018 in the Prince Challenge. Here I am in Houston at the Quiltfestival where I got to sign the Prince books. In the 2019…

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Just read a very thought-provoking article about the “S” word; some of you may have seen in on the FB page. Need to write about it, because it’s something that’s on my mind a lot. Firstly, I’m an avid stasher; I have a lot of fabric. I’m not the kind who buys for a specific…

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Christmas in July? None of us like to think about Christmas this early but in British Patchwork and Quilting magazine I usually cover Christmas fabrics, or at least a couple, in the July issue, but why? We all know it takes time to make quilts so if you want a Christmas fabric for a gift…

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I was one of the lucky Bloggeratti to go in the Quilting Retreat at the beginning of December and it was the best thing since sliced bread! Good company, great space, nice vegan food, good bar and a nice clean bedroom. I have never met any of the other bloggers before and it was so…

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Miranda Rowlands Quilt “Celebration: Nigeria meets Australia in a burst of Colour” winner of ┬áthe first ever Quilt Africa Fabrics Challenge. Since it was introduced to the shores of Africa in 1846 by the Dutch, African prints have come to represent the culture, history, tradition and way of life of not just one group of…

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I view myself as a beginner quilter, I sew when I can as I have a busy family and work life this seems to limit my sewing time. I have an enthusiastic friend who encourages me to join in sew alongs. I find these very convenient as I can do a little often but I…