Another Jelly Roll Quilt

  Yet another jelly roll quilt nearly ready to go on the machine to be quilted. Here Nicky is putting on the borders of one of our variations which really turned out well. It uses our new black and white jelly roll with the addition of some red and grey fat [...] Continue Reading

Incubating Eggs & More and More Binding

Here are my guinea fowl eggs which I've just put in the incubator. I read an article about guinea fowl being used as tick and pest control in the United States and as we do have ticks in our valley I thought I would give it a try. They are not a big problem but as [...] Continue Reading

Gorgeous Version of Twin Stars

How about this for a stunning version of the pattern Twin Stars which was in Jelly Roll Quilts. The photograph shows Jean Wilkinson, the clever lady who made it, and just look at those beautiful leaves in the border. It just goes to show how individual we can make [...] Continue Reading

Another Quilt on the Machine!

Since the NEC we have been flat out making quilts for the new book - we have thirteen pieced now and we are working away getting them quilted and bound. We want the new book to be as packed full of quilts as Jelly Roll Quilts so we have another few to make yet. [...] Continue Reading

NEC and Home Again

Here is Nicky still looking remarkably cheerful at the NEC. She was probably dreaming about her holiday. I've just taken her to the airport as she is jetting off to Los Vegas for a week. I'm back in Cornwall with yet more rain - it really has been a dreadful summer. [...] Continue Reading

New Book for Next Year!

Yes, there is a new book due for next year - all very exciting. Jelly Roll Quilts has excelled all expectations and went into a second reprint after only a few weeks. Nicky and I have been working madly on our follow up book which will be entitled Jelly Roll, Layer [...] Continue Reading

Our clever staff!

Meet Ileana. Here she is with a quilt she made on an Intermediate Workshop at The Quilt Room with Carolyn Forster. Ileana joined us working at the shop only this year but she has been a familiar face as a customer for the last couple of years when she got hooked on [...] Continue Reading

Arrival of my new chickens

While Nicky is busy organising her new longarm quilting blog which I think looks great, I am taking delivery of my new chickens. Cheryl, Nadine and Kimberly are still laying an egg every day which is great but not quite enough. My sister-in-law Kelly keeps chickens [...] Continue Reading


When we upgraded our website we had to lose some of the old format and the photo gallery was one of them, which is why our blog has been so great in being able to post lots of photos and so forth. However, it has always been in the back of our minds  to set up [...] Continue Reading

Friends in High Places

It's not often you receive a photo of a friend in this situation! I am sure you will all recognise Lynne Edwards, author of many bestselling quilting books and much loved quilting tutor. Here she is at her investiture receiving her MBE from Prince Charles. Normally [...] Continue Reading