Just For You I’ve talked about them for a while now but the sewing machine doorstop and bunting cushion are finally ready to book onto. I hope you like them? They incorporate a whole new set of techniques for you to learn including adding a zip, trying some applique and how to make a 3D object! Just …
It seems to be back again, or for some of you it never actually went away! English Paper Piecing or EPP is back in vogue. Sew-along groups are popping up all over in one shape or another, (pardon the pun), but yes for those who are not familiar with the technique, it’s making fabric shapes using pieces …
It hadn’t really dawned on me till yesterday that I seemed to have a few cushion classes on the go in February, so I have christened February to be ‘Cushion Month’. In each class there is a set of different techniques for you to learn. February 1st – the girls on the ‘Lets Sew’ course are …
Sunday saw the first workshop held in the ‘Sewing Room’ taught by Ruth Bennett. I joined in myself to learn more about this not so easy method of ‘free motion quilting’. There were five of us taking part all at differing skill levels, which didn’t matter at all as Ruth catered for each of us. …
New Workshop Date Only two weeks now until my class at the UK Sewing Machines store in Darlington, which is on Saturday 6th June 10 – 4 pm. It’s being held in the purpose made sewing room above the shop where we will be making a pair of ‘Tea-Time’ cushions, to introduce you to the fusible web method of …
Applique Plus Workshops Great news, I am very excited to announce that I will be teaching applique workshops this spring, at ‘High Street Quilting’ in Birtley, County Durham. Join me for my first applique workshop, ideal for starters or those new to applique. We will be making this lovely set of beach huts over two days, turning them …
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