Knitted Heart Block with Daphne Morris
Daphne continues with her completely reversible throw. The heart is at the centre of everything so this simple knitted block will set off the whole throw. She uses stocking stitch, garter stitch and the cast off rib to complete the block. Alternating the knit and purl stitches to create the beautiful heart centrepiece. Watch Now+
Product of the Month December 2022: Modern Jazz Improvised Modern Sampler Pattern by Helen Howes
Our Product of the Month for November 2022 is Modern Jazz Improvised Modern Sampler Pattern by Helen Howes. She has designed this lovely modern quilt to be made with simple improvised blocks and the pattern makes a generous lap quilt.
It’s very easy to make. Beginner-level machine sewing with an advanced result. Buy Now +
You can also find an instant download pattern in our Shop, so you can start as soon as you want.
Fabric Embellishment with Kate Barlow
Kate loves to use pre-printed fabric designs as her inspiration for her embroidery skills and left over threads. This is a great idea for those just beginning embroidery. Indeed, some of the fabrics have a cross stitch design printed. Watch Now+
Book of the Month December 2022: Made with Love by Tom Daley
Our Book of the Month for November is Made with Love by Tom Daley. Tom wants readers everywhere to discover the joys of knitting and crochet. Alongside 30 exclusive projects ranging from covetable gifts to chic homeware, cosy accessories and stylish wardrobe essentials, Tom offers helpful tips and tricks to support even the most tentative of beginners. Whether its for yourself or a loved one, Made with Love will soon have you creating projects to be proud of.
This comes with free postage in the UK. Buy Now +
3D Tree Decorations from The Stitch Witch
These are so quick and easy to make that you won’t stop at one. Settle down with your glue stick and have fun. Once you know how you just need to raid your fabric and bead stash. Great to do with the kids too. Watch Now+
New Retreat Just Launched: A Celtic Design Weekend in Hampshire, November 2023
Join Angela for a lovely weekend using our homegrown design source which is just as popular today as it was with the Celts who roamed these islands. Celtic style designs (often called ‘Knotwork) look very complicated to construct, but are fun, fast, and easy when done the Angela Madden way. Book Now and save £30 +
Places going fast for our Machine Embroidery Weekend with Dionne Swift in Hampshire, April 2023
Come and join Dionne for a trip to the world of machine embroidery. She will show you how to set up your machine and get that tension just right. You will create machine stitched pictures using a vibrant mix of threads to create beautiful shapes, colours and textures. You can expect to create a series of practice samples which will act as an excellent reference points for your future projects. Book Now+
RETREAT UPDATE: Jelly Roll Frenzy with Sarah Soward, Terry Summerfield, and Valerie Nesbitt at New Place Hotel on 1-2 October 2022
During this retreat, the ladies were guided while working on the chosen quilt using a jelly roll – an Easy, Moderate, or Hard one, with Sarah and Terry. Val had a smaller class for her “Be Inspired” group who brought along their UFO’s, WIP’s and PhD’s that they worked on. We look forward seeing Sarah and Terry again in March 2023. Read our blog post for details about the retreat and enjoy the pictures from the weekend. Read Now+
Janome UK is bringing you some cosy project inspiration with their #CosyWinterMakes campaign!
For the winter months Janome UK will be sharing some fantastic hints and tips to get you started on your patchwork & quilting journey – there’ll be special offers, PRIZES and plenty of projects to use up your fabric scraps. Keep an eye on Janome UK page for all the details on how to get
Don’t forget to tag #CosyWinterMakes in your winter quilt projects!
Discover Paducah Kentucky & AQS Quilt Week 2023 with ECT Travel
Friday 21st – Sunday 30th April 2023
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Exercises to Improve Your Free Motion Sewing with Dionne Swift, Textile Artist
Crochet Suzette Cowl Scarf with Jane Czaja
Christmas Table Runners from Valerie Nesbitt
Surprising Silhouettes from Angela Madden
Knitted Diamond Block with Daphne Morris