Read all about how I came to love quilting, in this month BP&Q mag…

I was so excited when Helen from the British Patchwork and Quilting magazine approached me about writing an article for one of their regular features in the magazine called ‘First and Last’. The Issue is out today, the article tells you a little about me and how I came to find quilting and fell in… Continue reading Read all about how I came to love quilting, in this month BP&Q mag…

My tilda bumblebee table runner…

Bumblebee Tilda Fabric – Table runner tutorial Follow the tutorial here What you will need:   •       Tilda bumblebee Fat quarter bundle from poppies & polka dots         http://www.poppiesandpolkadots.co.uk/product/tilda-bumblebee-10-fat-quarter-bundle-10-discount/ •       1 metre of Kona cotton solids – snow white from poppies & polka dots    http://www.poppiesandpolkadots.co.uk/product/kona-cotton-solids-snow/ •       Wadding measuring 48”x12” •       1” paper hexies x 42… Continue reading My tilda bumblebee table runner…

Tilda table runner, with matching tablemats…

The beautiful bumblebee Tilda fabric, is lovely to work with, here is my step by step tutorial on how I created a table runner with matching placemats. Tilda bumblebee fabric – Placemat tutorial…   The gorgeous fabric… Purchase your tilda bumblebee fabric from poppies and polka dots. They sell a beautiful fat quarter bundle of… Continue reading Tilda table runner, with matching tablemats…

English paper piecing – something you need to know…

When making any English paper piecing (EPP) use the sewline fabric glue pen. Come out blue, dries clear. Take your paper templates and using the glue pen (a little bit of glue goes a long way) stick them to your chosen fabrics. Cut around the paper templates adding a 1/4″ seam allowance all the way… Continue reading English paper piecing – something you need to know…