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So here I sit broken hearted, forgot my password and can’t get started!!!  😂 …….. Hi Everyone! I wasn’t at all sure what I would be wittering on about today other than the Mystery Quilt BOM’s, but I’ve just found an accidental topic! Older age and technical stuff during lockdown! Now, I thought I was…

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A “Sampler Quilt” is one which has many different blocks, usually separated by sashing strips. They are very popular with those who like to experiment (or get bored easily), as you only do each block once, and can have a lot of fun trying out something new. Often, they are provided in a “Block of…

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Like many quilters, I love fabric. I have enough to last me some years, so have made the decision to buy very little fabric this year. However, this resolution does not stop me from receiving fabric, and I was only to glad to be of service when the Bloggerati were asked if anyone wanted to…

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Makower have launched yet another fantastic fabric range called Spring. Makower were good enough to send samples of this latest fabric range to UKQU, and the wonderful people at UKQU sent some to me to review. One of their latest ranges called Spring, consists of 20 fabrics plus a panel.  I received a sample of…

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I’ve been sent a wonderful collection of fabrics from Makower called Sail Away. Consisting of 9 different designs in different colour ways. There is also a double edged scenic border and a panel 24×44 containing 6 different designs. On the reverse of the illustration is also 4 free patterns you can download. A picnic/lap quilt,…

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Ten days ago I received a real treat. It was a little package of fabric from the Makower “Indigo” range. This is a beautiful 100% cotton range of fabrics in prints encompassing koi carp imagery, chrysanthemum flowers, traditional Japanese scenes and even a hexagon print with some sashiko motifs. It has a lovely soft handle,…

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On the first day of Christmas Makower gave to me …. a free pattern to create a different cushion for each day of the Festive Period!    There are some fabulous Christmas fabrics from Makower hitting the shops this month and imagine how wonderful your settees and chairs would look with this wonderful quilt pattern…

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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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In the shops in time for Christmas are these wonderful Scandi Style Christmas Stockings.    Imagine the joy on the families faces when they find these stuffed with presents on Christmas morning. There’s little scandi style discs to hang on your tree, or why not make them into coasters for the table.  Look for them…

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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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Set to become a real favourite of many, Fern Garden from Makower is now on the shelves this Autumn.  Stylish, refreshing colours mixing greens and greys with revitalising yellows are an interior designers dream.  Pineapples sit alongside flamingos, with a retro vintage feel to the whole collection. These free pattern downloads for a messenger bag,…

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We just love this fabulous pattern from Makower, and any cat lover will agree it’s a real cutie.  The fabric patterns and mix of yardage and panel brings all sorts of possibilities, like this free pattern download for the Quillow. http://www.makoweruk.com/test/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Cool-Cats-Quilt-Instructions-high-res.pdf