Count down to this weekend’s Liberty launch!

Liberty English Garden fabric bundle main

When it comes to fabric brands, Liberty always comes top of our list for iconic British design that add instant stye to any sewing project. So we’re delighted to discover that Liberty’s new quilting-weight fabric collection, The English Garden, is going to be demo’d live on air on Sewing Quarter TV this weekend!

We’re all dreaming of a quilting holiday….

Indian Textile Adventure

Our friends over at Stitchtopia are aways wowing us with their stitchy getaways, but two holidays especially have caught our eye this month… who’s up for sailing away on a quilting holiday with us?

Celebrate Scandinavian heritage {sponsored post}

Gudrun Sjoden 2 'Folia' linen cushion cover

We’re always fascinated by the different textile heritage traditions that communities share, so we’re naturally drawn to Gudrun Sjödén and the way their colourful homewares celebrate traditional textile styles, rooted in the handmade and in classic Scandinavian design. As darker days approach we have a natural urge to cosy up at home with our latest patchwork project for company…. Continue reading

Friday fabric: Penny Rose Gingham Girls

Todays Quilter 27 star quilt

As the seasons change, we’re feeling a boost in our quilt making productivity levels! As the nights get darker and chillier, the lure of staying inside in the warm to enjoy a cosy quilt making session is getting stronger! So we’re delighted to discover the latest Penny Rose fabric collection is bringing a blend of sunny shades and tonal warmth to our… Continue reading

Friday fabric: the Farley Mount collection

Lewis & Irene fabric quilt

It’s no secret that we love to champion the wonderful world of British quilting, and UK fabric design house Lewis & Irene are always catching our eye with their new fabric ranges and the wonderful stories behind their designs.

Festival of Quilts 2017 virtual tour: our 2017 highlights

Seven Sisters stars quilt

The annual Festival of Quilts is one of our busiest times here on team TQ, and we absolutely love it! Now we’re home and have recovered from four days of total quilt immersion, we’ve rounded up our favourite bits about this year’s show for those of you who missed it…

Friday Fabric! Sew sweet vintage style

Bunnies & Cream fabric

When it comes to our fabric stash, we love to have prints and palettes for every occasion: rich hues, brighter shades and some cute prints stashed away for when we get to sew something special to welcome new arrivals…. So we’re loving the new Bunnies & Cream fabric collection from EQS. It feeds our love of… Continue reading

Kaffe Fassett news

Kaffe Fasett quilt pic

Exciting news for all you Kaffe Fassett fans out there (us included!). The man himself will be appearing on our sister TV channel Sewing Quarter, live on air on Thursday 10th August. He tops our list of iconic quilters when it comes to how to use colour to make quilts that wow, so we can’t wait to tune in… Continue reading

Diary dates: a quilt show is coming to town (and we can’t wait!)

Reflections of Parracombe quilt 2

Oh happy days! Don’t you just love it when you get to see beautiful quilts on display in person? Even more so when you have the time to get close up and admire every last stitch and quilted detail. In a few weeks we’ll be doing just that, right here in Bristol at the West Country Quilt and Textile Show. Last year’s event saw… Continue reading

Anyone for an Indian textile tour? *Us please!*

India textiles NEW

When we’re not busy working on our own quilts, we love to explore how textile fans around the world use fabric. So we’re excited to hear that quilting travel company Stitchtopia are planning an Indian adventure next Spring. Quilt pro Karin Hellaby will be leading the crafting and stitching trip to India in March 2018. Indian textiles are famed for their the rich textures and vibrant… Continue reading