From Start to Finish It started as a bag of clothes, someone’s treasured baby clothes, back in April this year and it felt very ruthless to start chopping them up into pieces. But I built up the pieces into patches and over the summer it slowly turned into a quilt, a memory quilt. It was …
It Took Two Years and Fifteen Quilters (Each With Fifteen Blocks) The challenge was set in 2014. Fifteen quilters had to make fifteen identical blocks (of their own choosing), as long as 50% of the block was of a neutral colour the rest of the design was left to our own creativity. Once completed the blocks were …
There are a range of ways to hang a quilt which mainly depend on the size of it. Small to medium quilts can be hung with some decorative wire hangers, but for larger quilts they may require a hanging pole or rod to hold the weight, therefore you will need to attach what is known as a ‘D’ …
If we want them to be admired 100 years from now?   January has been a busy month, but it did include a lovely visit to the ‘Beamish Open Air Museum‘ with the local quilt club. We had a special visit arranged to go along and see a collection of quilts that are not always …
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