This wonderful tote bag combines several techniques and is nice and roomy for trips to the beach this summer.
Sometimes you need a quilt in a hurry for the little ones in your life and the big blocks in this fun dinosaur quilt make this a quick make.
Create this delightful bunting for Easter. It would also look cute in a nursery. The bunting can be double-sided, or have plain backing.
Sometimes you just have to go large and let the fabrics speak for themselves which is what I’ve done in this quick pieced quilt featuring Chroma batiks designed by Alison Glass.
Piecing - Collette Howie
The second in this mini series of gardening themed tweed cushions.
Big block piecing make using large-scale prints fun in this delightful Bohemian style quilt
The ombré effect of using different shades of blues remind us of sunny beaches and warm summer seas.
Another wonderful quilt designed by Lynne for Makower UK featuring their new oriental collection.
We showcase Makower’s latest collection, Blue Sky, in this homely quilt.
I have this terrible urge at the moment; it’s like an itch I can’t quite reach. Yep, I really want to start a new project!
This lovely summery quilt would make an ideal picnic blanket.
This delightful cot quilt is quick to piece and strip roll friendly.
Well I wish spring would make up her mind! Gloriously warm weather one weekend for me here, sub zero overnight temperatures the next weekend.
This very stylish black and white quilt features the latest collection from Makower, Monochrome.
This wonderful bargello quilt uses a pre-cut strip pack to create a pleasing blend of colour and shading.
As I write my welcome this month, the clocks have just gone back and whilst the days are lovely and long and sunny, the nights are still quite cold. I’ve been enjoying sitting in my new comfy armchair in the conservatory doing some hand piecing in the early evening sunshine, but once the sun goes down it’s back to the sofa in the lounge quilting with a quilt on my lap. Such are late spring days in the UK!
Cuddle up to watch the stars with this quilt made from the delightful new fabric collection from Makower which features rockets, planets and spacemen.
Feel right at home with this cute wall hanging!
Well, here we are, April already! Longer days, sunshine and hopefully not too many April showers, Easter and chocolate eggs. I rather like April. Although of course too much chocolate doesn’t go well with quilting really, does it?
Introducing a new series quilt celebrating the beauty of tulips with their vibrant colours and shapes.
A different technique for making Half Square Triangle units in this lovely quilt designed by Lynne for Makower UK.
Regular readers of P&Q may remember the Tulip Stained Glass Cushion that Julie designed for us a couple of years ago. This new rose cushion makes a great addition!
Greta used a low loft wadding for this quilt so she could use it as a door curtain, but it works equally well as a bed or snuggle quilt. Raid your Liberty fabric stash (if you dare) or use any multi-coloured florals.
This Mexican-inspired baby wrap uses a patchwork version of Ojo de Dios or Eye of God for inspiration. Ideal as an extra layer for bundling up baby to take from the house to the car on a chilly day or, for an older child, it would make a lovely, soft play mat.
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