Tag: free motion quilting

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So often, when you run a business around quilting, you can forget to quilt for yourself for the pure enjoyment of the process.  Yet, it’s what we need to keep our creativity fresh.  After a really hectic couple of months, I made a conscious decision to have some quilting fun, just for me. Back last…

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Not content with the challenges set by ‘The Webmaster’, I decided to take part in a challenge week over in a Facebook Group.  Most of the people in the group are paper crafters, but I decided I’d take part and translate it to fabric.  It’s a great way to get the brain working and to…

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Are you enjoying all the different flower blocks and the different techniques used?  I’ve loved seeing them all. This is my second block and this time I had in mind summer days and daisy chains.  Do you remember school playtimes, sat on the field making bracelets and necklaces of daisies?  They were happy days and…

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When we were asked to do the music themed quilts, it was all good fun.  There wasn’t a lot of pressure on us as it was all down to personal interpretation of the song. So the Bloggers asked for another challenge.  Its great fun, and this time we were asked to create our quilt interpretation…

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When we are busy making, taking time to practice different techniques can sometimes go to the back of the queue, we are just so intent on getting finished. Recently, I was doing a photo quilt and was so pleased I took the time to do some practice before moving onto the quilting. It saved me…

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This is the third Silesian template review in the series. Please read the first review….. if you have not already done so, this explains how to use the rulers. You’ll find the review here – https://ukqu.co.uk/silesian-templates-ruler-work/ you can also find out more information on the website www.silesianquilt.com This time I’m exploring the hexagon templates, once…

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Free Motion Quilting – NOT as daunting as I first thought I remember at the beginning of this passion, I asked the question ‘What’s the difference between Patchwork and Quilting?’ and I know it’s a question many ‘newbies’ ask too. The answer opened up a completely new, but initially terrifying, world to me. So what…