Everything about quilting and patchwork in Manchester

Are you interested in patchwork and quilting? So am I!

I live in Manchester and like to chat with other people in Manchester who enjoy quilting, but this site is for anyone, really. So get involved, leave comments, and get in touch.

If you live in Manchester, I’m really interested in hearing recommendations of where to buy quilting supplies in Manchester, so let me know the place you go to.

There’s also a lot of chat about quilting groups in and around Manchester. I’m trying to think of a better way of organising new groups – contact me if you have any good ideas of how to organise this better.

The site has recently been redesigned, so take a good look around. All the old articles and project are still here – with some new ones too.

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Patchwork and Quilting Groups in Greater Manchester

The Quilters’ Guild quilting groups are located at the following: Chadderton (OL9) Astley (M29) Patricroft (M30) Denton (M34) Sale (M33) Heald Green (SK8) More details […]

Where are the best places to get quilting supplies in Manchester?

Quilting Specialists There are a number of specialist quilting shops on the outskirts of Manchester. There is a specialist quilt supplier called Patchfinders located in Poynton […]

Understanding Quilt and Bed Sizes

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt to put on a bed? Have you ever wondered what size a bed actually is? Well, this article guides you though the different bed sizes in the UK and US, and makes some suggestions about possible quilt sizes.


Understanding Quilting Fabric Sizes

From fat quarters to jelly rolls and “… but my local fabric shop sells by the metre!” How to understand the different fabric sizes used in patchwork and quilting. With a helpful guide as to what you can eat…


Latest Posts

The Fabric Of Protest Workshops

28th October 2016

The People’s History Museum is running a series of workshops called “The Fabric Of Protest”. Come along to this monthly creative workshop and share ideas […]


Dinosaur Quilt

22nd March 2016

This was another one that I made from the ‘Patchwork Quilts to Make for Children’ book by Margaret Rolfe, for my niece, Clara. In the […]


A Bag For My Sewing Supplies

18th August 2015

It seems to me that quilting requires a lot of paraphernalia. If I go round to someone’s house to do some embroidery, I take a […]


Quilting Fabric Online: The Best UK Online Quilt Shops

27th July 2015

Here’s your guide to buying quilting and patchwork fabric online – complete with a list of quilting shops based in the UK


Speakers Wanted for Frodsham Patchwork Group

13th July 2015

Frodsham Patchwork Group, Cheshire, meets alternate Wednesdays from 1.30 pm til 3.30 pm. Currently we are programme planning and are looking for speakers (Duration: 1 […]


Cath Kidston Patchwork Dog

10th June 2015

My wonderful husband, Pete, bought me ‘Patch’ by Cath Kidston as a surprise. I decided to make the Cath Kidston patchwork dog for starters. In […]

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