I’ve indulged in some Folksy browsing and what a lot of beautiful sewing accessories, ideas and artwork I’ve seen. Here are my finds.Read More...
I’ve finished making my patchwork journal cover! I wanted to make one as I’ve started journalling every morning and wanted to be able to take it to work or on holiday with me without getting damaged. I didn’t use a pattern but used my imagination insteadRead More...
There’s a new exhibition at the Harris Museum in Preston of patchwork quilts. The exhibition is called “Stitches in Time: The History of Preston’s Women” and features quilted banners made by local women from the Well Women’s Centre in 1992 for the Pieces of History project. The project raised awareness of the influential part women [...]Read More...
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A detailed explanation of how to sew a quilt top, complete with many illustrations to help you on your way. A great introduction so that you can start making hundreds of blocks.
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.
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.
A little glossary of very useful patchwork and quilting terms to expand your knowledge.