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Something for the weekend – FREE Eleanor quilt pattern

This lovely range, Eleanor by Anna Griffin arrived in our shop last week and we made some lovely wheels containing 14 fat eighths.  I knew I wanted to make a quilt with it so I gave myself a challenge - to make a quick modern looking quilt.   Time was of the [...] Continue Reading

Pour L’Amour Du Fil

A couple of weeks ago we had a stand at the fabulous French quilt show - Pour L'amour du Fil (For the Love of Thread)......WOW what an amazing quilt show.  This was the first time we had been to this show and we were a little nervous as our French is basic at best [...] Continue Reading

Name a Lamb!

Thank you to everyone who joined in the fun.  We had great fun choosing a name.  Drum roll.....the winning name is Danna.  Congratulations to Sheila Musson who commented on our Facebook page and was the first person to suggest this name. Sheila, you have won a [...] Continue Reading

Hen Party – Dessert Roll Quilt Pattern

We love chickens so it was only a matter of time before we designed a chicken quilt!  This is our Hen Party quilt - it will be featured in our new book Dessert Roll Quilts but for those who can't wait we now have it as a pattern download which you can purchase [...] Continue Reading

Name a quilt and win a prize!

Competition now closed and what a brilliant response - thank you so much for joining in the fun on our blog and facebook page.  We are delighted to announce the winner is.... Jean Brennan with Flight to Paradise Congratulations Jean! We also decided to extend the [...] Continue Reading

Christmas Tree Origami

Last year I was browsing the internet and came across this great Christmas Tree Origami tutorial on Sarah Fielke's Blog.  I printed it off with the best of intentions but with one thing and another Christmas 2011 came and went.  So this year I was determined to [...] Continue Reading

Keeping our hands warm with our knitted gloves!

We just had to share this photo. Last week we spent a few days down in Cornwall after our quilt show. Pam has quite a lot of sheep so there's always work to be done looking after them. Halfway through the day we noticed we were both wearing gloves that had been [...] Continue Reading

Spend over £75 SAVE 10%!

Don't miss out on this great offer - just type QR10 when you checkout.  This offer is on all fabrics, books and sundries! [...] Continue Reading

Three Quilt Shows in Three Weeks

Err....whose bright idea was it to do three shows in three weeks?! Actually, its a lot of fun - yes, a little exhausting but what a wonderful way to spend three weeks meeting and chatting to like minded people and all the time surrounded by what we love - fabric! [...] Continue Reading

Afternoon Tea quilt pattern using a Tilda 5in Strip Rolls or a Moda Dessert Roll

If you've been checking our website recently (or receive our emails!) you'll know that we now stock a brilliant selection of Tilda fabrics designed by Tone Finnanger.  We LOVE them!  Bright and fresh with a vintage feel they really are stunning.  Now you know us, [...] Continue Reading