Festival of Quilts 2012

We have just come back from the brilliant Festival of Quilts 2012.  What a great show!  We were very lucky this year as we also had an exhibition showcasing  all the quilts from our NEW book Antique to Heirloom Jelly Roll Quilts.  The concept our our book, [...] Continue Reading

Amazing birthday cake!

How about this for an absolutely amazing birthday cake.  Chris celebrated a big birthday over the weekend and her talented brother Robert and sister-in-law Joyce made her this surprise birthday cake.  The cake is extraordinary -  each detail is completely [...] Continue Reading

Houses made of sticks and sheep with new haircuts!

What great fun we had when Nicky and family came down to Cornwall -  with all the dogs, chickens, guinea fowl and 70 sheep - there is always a lot to do and lots to look after!   Rob (Nicky's husband) tested out his Ray Mears' skills and built Freddie a house [...] Continue Reading

Brand NEW Moda Jelly Roll Giveaway

This cheerful jelly roll is named 'Good Morning' and is designed by Me and My Sister for Moda. For your chance to win the jelly roll all you have to do is comment and tell us about one of your favourite quilts - it could be one that you've made or one that you've [...] Continue Reading

Miniature Quilt Patterns

We were at the Quilt Championships at Sandown (Esher) last week and what a great show. We really did have fun - we demonstrated the Creative Grids rulers that accompany our new Pattern Books and we had lots of our new fabrics with us. Many of our email readers [...] Continue Reading

Home Sweet Home

Okay, so maybe not the best photo but this pretty much sums up our Quilt Market trip - happy but completely and utterly exhausted. What a whirlwind of a week! Schoolhouse, demos,  Sample Spree, demos, filming, more demos all mixed up with meeting some lovely people [...] Continue Reading

First day at market

We weren't really sure what to expect but we had a great first day even though our feet were very sore at the end of it! We managed to have a quick half hour to check out the Moda stand and they have some great new ranges! Also we love some of the new Anna Griffin [...] Continue Reading

Sample Spree

It feels like two days in one. This day does seem never ending but wouldn't miss it as such an amazing experience. Pictured is us at Sample Spree, the preview night before market. We have also roped in two fabulous helpers, Mandy and her friend Kate. This is us [...] Continue Reading

Schoolhouse here we come!

Schoolhouse is a series of presentations that run throughout the day with the main aim of introducing new products that are being launched at market. This was our first schoolhouse where we did the presenting. Very nerve wracking but great fun and we had a full [...] Continue Reading

Setting up

This is our booth. We're next to Primitive Gathering - we stocked their great Little Gathering range last year and they have a new range out which we're very excited about seeing. They also very kindly lent us their step ladder - that was one thing we really [...] Continue Reading