Crazy 8 and 6 with Anita Birtles & Valerie Nesbitt
Anita and Valerie show how easy it is to use up scraps with Creative Grids Crazy temples. Whilst Anita prefers the Crazy 6 for totally scrappy blocks. Valerie chiefly goes for coordinating fabrics with Crazy 8 to produce a beautiful star pattern. The secondary patterns produced are stunning. Anita and Valerie show how versatile these templates can be producing stunning blocks and quilts. Watch Now+
Book of the Month April 2023: Quilter’s 10” Square Precut Companion by Jenny Doan
Our Book of the Month for April is Quilter’s 10” Square Precut Companion by Jenny Doan. This book is a handy reference guide & 20+ block patterns, featuring layer cakes, 10″ stackers, ten squares and more!
You’ll cover all the basics, including easy half-square triangle construction, cutting other shapes from 10″ squares, and guidelines
of how many 10″ square packs are needed for different size quilts.
This comes with free shipping in the UK Buy Now +
Collider Quilt with Claire Campion
Half Square Triangles, Quarter Square Triangles and Half Rectangle Triangles are the basis of the quilt. Claire demonstrates how to make them all. Starting with two methods of making Half Square Triangles, she shows how easy it is to make two or eight at a time. Undoubtably giving great time saving tips to make the blocks. Claire constructs a fantastic quilt from simple blocks. Watch Now+
Product of the Month April 2023: Red White & Blue Bunting Kit from Creative Quilting
Our Product of the Month for April is Red White & Blue Bunting Kit from Creative Quilting
Make red, white and blue coloured bunting to add to your celebrations. Everything you need, including instructions, to make this decoration for your celebrations. The kit includes 6 fabrics approx 9″ x 20″, 2.5m of bias tape, and guidelines for making the bunting. Buy Now +
Artisan Apron Update from Janet Clare
Janet loves her Artisan Apron which she designed to alert the world around her that she was/is busy working! AND you have a wonderful opportunity to personalise it with embroidery, embellishments, charms and keepsakes. This robust fully lined, reversible apron has side seam pockets and a cross over design which is very comfortable to wear. Watch Now+
RETREAT UPDATE: Double Delight with Sarah Soward and Terry Summerfield on 25-26 March 2023
Our first retreat of 2023 at New Place Hotel, Shirrell Heath, Hampshire. Friendly and relaxed company, great tutors, good food, beautiful surroundings and purpose-built meetings rooms equals a great weekend. As this was a two (quilts) from one weekend retreat, everyone had the relevant strips, triangles for second quilt, and Sarah and Terry went round each workstation to help. See our blog post for details about the retreat and enjoy the pictures. Read
A Patchwork & Quilting Weekend in Surrey, September 2023
Use a Template to Create Snail’s Trails with Andy and Jo of Crafty-UK at this Patchwork & Quilting retreat. The Snail’s Trail Template is included in your retreat fee. Andy will bring a variety of additional templates that he has designed, which you can buy and work with during the weekend. Book Now+
A Patchwork Weekend in Hampshire, October 2023
Come along for two days of Patchwork and Quilting inspiration at this popular weekend retreat. Quilt As You Go Sampler Quilt with Sarah Soward and Terry Summerfield or Finish a quilt or learn a new technique with Valerie Nesbitt. Book Now+
This spring, you can grab some great discounts on a range of fantastic Janome machines and overlockers, giving your garments a professional-looking finish.
Grab your next machine – whilst stocks last!
Red White & Blue Wreath Kit from Creative Quilting
Faded Flag cushion pattern by Anne Baxter (download)
EZ Quilting Heart Template
Houston & The International Quilt Festival 2023, with a fabulous San Antonio extension!
Tuesday 31st October – Wednesday 8th November 2023
Fly from London Heathrow, or Manchester. Or meet us in Houston
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