Starting in March we are making the ‘Reindeers and Chimneys’ quilt at the Sewing Room, but if you don’t live nearby or haven’t managed to get a space on the course, you can join us to make the quilt via email, (at anytime during the year).  (This is an advanced project for experienced sewers) The quilt itself includes …
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 …
Coming in May   ‘Beach Huts and Mice on Holiday’ If you have ever wanted to try your hand at applique I have a set of classes running one after the other. Try the double workshop making these pretty ‘beach huts’, followed by an afternoon practicing your mice and before you know it you will …
A while ago I reviewed a lovely book by Abigail Mill in which she describes how to go about making your very own free motion, appliqued art pictures, see here. I had been looking for an opportunity to try one myself when just before Christmas I took a free motion machine class with Ruth Bennett  which I …
Everybody has to start somewhere, so I thought I’d show you how my first attempt at a patchwork quilt turned out. Back in 2010, having never attended an actual quilting lesson, I didn’t even know what was used to ‘fill’ a quilt so I bought a single, washable duvet in a sale (at the bargain …
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