I have lots of stitching plans for the year ahead – much less travelling and teaching generally but with classes at my local quilt shop The Corner Patch in Eccleshall, also at The Bramble Patch. A Corner Patch retreat in June, followed by a Grand South Western Tour in Devon and Cornwall. For much of […]
Very excited about this project!
An enjoyable (as always) trip to Denman College teaching “Essentials of Hand Quilting“. Wonderful weather (maybe the last of the summer?) and great students made the whole thing as easy as it could be. This class is always an interesting one to teach at Denman because there is the luxury of more than one day […]
Just while I’m finishing up measuring and labelling quilts and samples I thought I would put together some thoughts on a completely different topic – Antique Rose Star. I know several readers are about to start their own project and thought this might be helpful. This stunning hexagonal block is one I first saw in […]
On from Nynehead Court to the delights of Exeter for two high temperature days with South West Quilters – most appropriate to be presenting the talk on Tentmaker applique and a class based on Tentmaker applique. ( As a quick aside, those of you who are Facebook people may know that there is a page […]
Back home after three lovely summery days travelling and talking (I’ve always said this is a really difficult job but someone has to do it!). First stop was at Nynehead Court near Wellington in Somerset, where the redoubtable Shirley from Stitcherydo meets with like-minded friends for stitching therapy. As you can see, the surroundings are […]
Still trying to keep up with the diary and not always succeeding. At the end of this week I’m doing a talk and class for South West Quilters – Quilt down the Nile and Tentmaker applique, plus an informal get together/class based on the Whigs Defeat block for Shirley of Stitcherydo blog fame. Before the […]