Valerie took time out at the Festival of Quilts this year to chat to our friends and tutors.

Here’s a few pictures for you to enjoy to see who she popped in to see

Valerie with Jennie Rayment. And as Jennie loves to say: Happy Twiddles to all!
Valerie visiting Mary Gamester, one of our tutors. You can enjoy some of Mary’s workshops here on the site by using this quick link
With Hilary Beattie of Hilary B: Original Art & Design. You can learn about the Gentle(ish) Art of Gelliping from her amazing book, an inspiration for  textile addicts
Valerie with Janet Clare -artist, textile designer, teacher and author. You can learn a little more about Janet here
Valerie with Nancy Adamek from Lina Patchwork. If you love English Paper Piecing and  share Nancy’s passion then see her top tips and workshops on our site
Meet the fabulous Linda Seward, an accomplished textile artist and quilter and author, now at 40 years of Quilting Guild Exhibition.

You will find the most beautiful, luxurious and sumptuous colour palette shot cottons at Oakshott Fabrics and here is Valerie visiting Michael

Valerie with Craig Joubert  from @marbling4fun. You can learn from our interview from the archive just how easy it is to marble.
Valerie with the LornaBatemanEmbroidery, master of  creative embroidery, stumpworkcrazy patchwork and silk ribbon embroidery. Don’t miss her new book ‘Embroidered Country Gardens

Valerie with #JuliaGahagan. Julia loves making #miniaturequilts and tends to use a very quick and easy techniques that anyone can apply successfully. No expertise is required. You just need to like making little quilts.

Valerie with Sarah Soward, one of our lovely tutors. She is an accomplished quilter and regularly teaches classes and workshops around the country. Come and join her at one of upcoming retreats in October 2019 or March 2020

Valerie with Vanessa of Lady Sew & Sew, the biggest patchwork & quilting outlet in the UK, the largest range of Kaffe Fassett fabric + Timeless Treasures, Makower & a huge wadding selection.