A finished picture from the confetti workshop

19 10 2012


A great picture by Vaness who came to the Saturday workshop.


Modern Quilt Block Library

17 10 2012

Jenny has joined the Yahoo Quilters Guild group.  As I’m also a member of the Guild, I have now joined as well.

One of the messages is about a modern quilt block library which I have been looking at this afternoon.  It is a visual library with links to instructions about how to make each block.  It is very easy to use as you can see a picture of each of the 257 (at present) blocks.  They are a mixture of templates, applique, foundation pieced and quick non template method and they are failrly modern ranging from simple to complex.  In fact something for everyone!

My top 5 on first looking are 43, 59, 106, 187 and 192.  What about you?


Upcoming exhibition at Lemington Spa Museum and Art Gallery

11 10 2012

Through our Hands

Ten well known quilters have produced work for this exhibition in Lemington Spa called ‘Through our Hands’.  It runs from )ctober 16th 2012 until January 13th 2013. Website is:


Open every day apart from Monday.

When did I last enjoy doing Applique – that would be Saturday!

6 10 2012

When did I last enjoy doing Applique - that would be Saturday!

A group of us had a great day making bags (American pouches) with raw edge applique, taught by Jeanette. The photo is of the second bag which I made when I got home. That proves that I really enjoyed the day!