New Videos Every Friday


The Spa Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt


This week Valerie shows you how to use up some of those pre-cut squares and/or layer cakes to create this simple quilt. In the Spa quilt workshop Valerie selects a range of 5" squares, uses some very simple components to create a very versatile quilt. Watch Now +


How to sew Hexagons together with Jennie Rayment

If English Paper Piecing isn’t your thing then Jennie Rayment has this extremely useful technique for sewing hexagons together by machine. She shows you how you can create this traditional Grandmother’s Flower Garden patchwork block entirely by machine – a bit fiddly it’s true, but worth the effort.) Watch Now+

She has some help from an easy to use template, which you can find it our Shop Read More+


Curved Slice Workshop

Throwback Thursday

Valerie was out filming recently with Angela Madden and it reminded her of this great workshop for our #ThrowbackThursday series – The Curved Slice workshop. Watch Now +

Angela is a very prolific author and award winning quilter and she has designed this ingenious circle slice ruler for all of is who don’t like maths! and has written a book of techniques  called Slice Up a Circle to accompany it.


Show and Tell

Show and Tell

We do love it when we inspire you, especially when it’s all for a good cause.  One of our lovely members, Liz, wrote to us recently as she had enjoyed Jennie’s video  Changing Places and thought it would be ideal as a scrap quilt for Project Linus. Find out how she made this fabulous bright quilt her way and see her  back of the quilt in our Show and Tell area.  Thanks for sharing Liz and reminding us all of this great cause and if you want to share your work with us, just send your pictures over to us. Read More+

For those of you not familiar with Project Linus, it’s  a volunteer organisation. who provide new home made patchwork quilts and knitted/crocheted blankets to sick and traumatised children of all ages, and gives volunteers across the UK the opportunity to contribute to their local community. You can find out more about how you can help by visiting them on Facebook or their website.



Exhibitions and Shows


If you’re looking for somewhere to go over the next couple of weekends around the UK, you’ll find plenty listed in our Events section. There are many exhibitions and shows listed, as well as a Fat Quarter Festival at Lady Sew and Sew in Henley, an open quilt championships in Edinburgh and a Charity Quiltathon in Cornwall, Read More+

If you want your event listed for free on our website, just contact us with details and pictures if you have some, and we’ll pop it on the site for you Contact Us+ 


Enchanted Garden by Gail LAwther

Product of the Month

The Enchanted Garden stained glass pattern by Gail Lawther comprises six lovely panels and even if you have never done stained glass work before, you’ll have all the information you need in with the pattern.  As it’s the product of the month it comes with free p&p in the UK for the month of September 2016 PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription. More Info + 

The six panels comprise of the Beehive, Butterfly, Hummmingbird, Fairy, Frog Prince and Dragonfly and each panel finishes approx 25" square and if you would like to purchase these individually instead you can find them by clicking on their titles.


Raised Quilt and Stitch - Sylvia Critcher

Book of the Month

Sylvia Critcher’s book is our Book of the Month  in September. It contains 10 beautiful corded and stuffed projects that you will enjoy making and giving from making quilts to pillow and bags to pincushions, You can then use the design section to create your own designs  It comes with FREE p&p in the UK for September 2016. Read More +


Enchanted Garden Stained Glass Pattern

Giveaway for Subscribed Members

This month’s giveaway is this Sue & Sam felt kit from Daisy Chain Designs – a delightful little wallhanging with these  much loved traditional characters.  The kit comes complete with everything you need and makes up to 13"x 15"

Just send an email entitled Sue & Sam to  The competition will close 30 September 2016. Read More +


Sept Part 2 2016 trailer

What’s coming up in the next 3 weeks

Watch our latest trailer of the new videos we have for you in the next few weeks.  Watch Now+

Don’t forget, we have new videos on every Friday and you can subscribe for full access from only £7 a month. Learn More +

Happy Sewing 
Valerie & Jennie




Weekend Retreat march 2017

Enjoy a stitching getaway at a country hotel in the Cotswolds and choose between two of the UK’s leading stitching tutors  – Sylvia Critcher and Kate Percival Learn More+


New videos this month

Dog Rose pincushion from Sylvia Critcher

Dog Rose pincushion from Sylvia Critcher

Corded and stuffed this is simple to make and lends itself to larger projects too.Watch Now+

Soft Waves Row of Jennie's Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

Soft Waves Row of Jennie’s Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

This is Row 11 of her story and obviously follows on from the Sandy Beach!.Watch Now+

Curved slice workshop with Angela Madden

Curved slice workshop with Angela Madden

Throwback Thursday. Not just another ruler! – this takes the maths out of slicing the circle..Watch Now+

How to use the EZ Quilting Uneven Nine-patch tool with Jennie Rayment

How to use the EZ Quilting Uneven Nine-patch tool with Jennie Rayment

In this workshop Jennie shows you how to use this template is designed to be used with the rotary cutter.Watch Now+

Raised Quilt & Stitch - an interview with Sylvia Critcher

Raised Quilt & Stitch – an interview with Sylvia Critcher

Sylvia talks us through her fantatic new book which comes complete with full size templates. Watch Now+

Take 3 Fabrics with Valerie Nesbitt

Take 3 Fabrics with Valerie Nesbitt

Another quick and easy weekend quilt that you can make any size depending on the fabrics you start with.Watch Now+

Sandy Beach Row of Jennie's Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

Sandy Beach Row of Jennie’s Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

This is row 10 of her story quilt to here she uses the Long Hexagon shape together with triangles to create a straight seam. Watch Now+

EZ Quilting Joseph's Coat with Jennie Rayment

EZ Quilting Joseph’s Coat with Jennie Rayment

In this workshop Jennie shows you how to use this template which allows you to rotary cut your patchwork pieces quickly and accurately and create a stunning scrap quilt.Watch Now+

Free Motion quilting tip from Paula Doyle

Free Motion quilting tip from Paula Doyle

This great tip from Paula will get you off to a smooth start with your quilting. Watch Now+