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Quilt Now Readers’ Makes Competition Winner – Issue 64

June 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Community|Tags: , , , , , |

Quilt Now magazine love to see what their readers have been making. This months Star Make winner for Issue 64, was Bety. She created this beautiful robin designs using the exclusive pattern included inside Quilt Now’s RSPB Garden Birds Blocks book with issue 61. What a lovely way to embellish a bag! 

Quilting wholecloths designed by Sean Edwards

June 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Community|

Karen Cocksedge, who many of you know from www.karensquilts.co.uk and www.finishmyquilt.co.uk , recently had the privilege of quilting some wholecloths designed by Sean Edwards for his current exhibition.  She wrote a lovely article about her experiences and we thought you like to hear about it.

Quilt Now #64: New Skills at justhands-on.tv retreats

June 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Community|Tags: , , , |

Quilt Now Magazine are excited as we are about our remaining 2019 retreats. Their latest magazine has a lovely article about our retreats which encourages you to learn something new and enjoy some quality sewing time.

Featured Products

Christmas Baubles Miniature quilt pattern designed by Julia Gahagan
This delightful little picture with a Christmas theme  is worked in shadow applique
£5.00
Makower Scandi Advent calendar
This Scandi inspired advent calendar in grey will be useful for years to come and will appeal to all ages. As our Product of the month for July 2019 it comes with free shipping in the UK for the month of July
£8.25
Learn how to embroider all the elements of a typical English country garden and then apply your knowledge to create twelve exciting projects to keep or give as gifts with this beautiful book by Lorna Bateman As it's our Book of the Month it comes with free p&p in the UK for the month of July 2019.
£17.95
‘Tis the Season Christmas Decorations pattern designed by Sue Trangmar, felt, hand sewing
Eight delightful christmas decorations designed by Sue Trangmar to be made in felt and then embellished.
£7.00

A Patchwork and Quilting Weekend in Hampshire, October 2019

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Date: 12 -13 October 2019
Location: Langstone Quays Resort, Hayling Island, Hampshire
Price: £375

Three great tutors to choose from. Same great sewing fun. Come along for two days of Patchwork and Quilting inspiration at this popular weekend retreat.

A Quilting Weekend in Hampshire, November 2019

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Date: 2 - 3 November 2019
Location: Langstone Quays Resort, Hayling Island, Hampshire
Price: £375

You will have the chance to spend one day with each tutor, working with miniature quilts and silhouette patterns.

A Patchwork and Quilting Weekend in Hampshire November 2019

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Date: 23 - 24 November 2019
Location: Langstone Quays Resort, Hayling Island, Hampshire
Price:£375

Two great tutors to choose from. Come along for two days of Patchwork and Quilting inspiration Blazing Star with Jennie Rayment Fun fabric fiddling this weekend as we demystify and simplify this simply stunning block - The Blazing Star (or Lone Star) – which can be used as a medallion centre for a larger quilt, or just on it’s own.

2019 European Patchwork & Textile Tour, Alsace , Sept 2019

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Dates: 12 - 15 September 2019
Prices: £709*pp     Single Room Supplement £135
*tour price subject to changes in flight costs – we recommend booking as soon as possible.

Launched in 1993 to mark the 300th anniversary of Jacob Amman’s founding of the Amish community in the Alsace valley town of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, The European Patchwork Meeting is now the largest patchwork festival in the world, attracting more than 22,000 visitors.

Houston & the International Quilt Festival 2019

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Dates: 29 October 2019 - 5 November 2019
Prices: from £2,395 / single room supplement £595.


With its mix of international appeal and Southern charm, Houston is a vibrant, multi-cultural city boasting 20 museums and cultural institutions, a world class culinary scene and the International Space Centre - not to mention the largest annual quilt show in America..

Quilt Festival Noord Groningen 2020

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Dates: 11-14 June 2020
Prices: Booking opens in July – register for Early Bird Discount.


Marjan and Rob Ruitenberg launched the Quiltfestival Noord Groningen (North East tip of the Netherlands ) in 2010 out of their shared passion for quilting. Nine years on, it has grown into a biennial celebration of the art of quilting that draws visitors and exhibitors from across the world.

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