Tag: Free Motion

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Hi!    my name is Sandra and I have been FMQ, (free motion quilting ) for 4 years. It is my passion. In my videos on utube, I hope to inspire you to start the process. My Sampler has 3 videos and will show you most of the basic stitches. Give it a go, it’s…

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March is upon us and the months are flying by, well to me it feels that way. This month’s block is slightly different. As it is reverse appliqué, this entails layers of fabric sewn together and sections cut out from the top layers. I hope you all had chance to purchase and find some good…

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I am a member of UK Quilters United FB Show Galleries 2019 Facebook Page. The idea is to create work for our FB Group to show in galleries at varying shows. Up till now it’s been postcard size work. It has been decided to make A4 sized pieces. A poll was created to decide on…

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Christmas sewing Got a bit of spare time over Christmas? Need to get away from the turkey and sprouts? A quick little make, or a new technique to try? This year I’ve used my grandsons drawing to create a few small journal quilts. I make these little images as stand alone journal quilts or bigger…

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In complete contrast to our first Sew a Row, FIRE will appear in hot pursuit. We asked a new group from the Bloggerati to work on this idea.   Ruth Garner, Sue Burford, Jane Galley, Chris Hutchins and Carol Munroe created this hot little number. Both ICE and FIRE will be displayed at the 2018 Festival…

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From time to time we aim to bring something exclusive to the website.    ICE is the first of two Sew a row  Quilts that will be delivered row by row over the next ten weeks. Sue Griffiths, Sharon Reid, Corinne Curtis, Gini Scanlan and Helen Kent worked hard to design this fabulous and quite…

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So let’s talk about Instagram, aka IG, aka insta – what is it and how do you use? And more to the point would you want to? An item made for a swap on IG In basic terms Instagram is a photo sharing social media app, but in reality it is so much more. Everyone…

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Hi everyone, my name is Sarah and quilting is my escape from real life! I am married to Matt and we have one son, Ryan, I work full time for the NHS. Some of you may already know that our son is autistic, he is very intelligent and funny but needs lots of extra time…