Memories in a quilt…

Modern day patchwork quilts are very often made using newly bought fabrics – most of the ones I’ve made certainly have been.  Of course, traditionally, patchwork quilts were pieced together from left-over scraps and fabric reclaimed from worn-out clothing or bedding.  Those true scrap quilts hold lots of memories for whoever made and then used them as the fabrics were direct reminders of people who had worn the clothing … Read more

Take Some Inspiration from North Hampshire Quilters Exhibition

Here are a just a few photos of the many and varied quilts and quilted items on show at North Hampshire Quilters ‘Quilts R Us’ exhibition held over the weekend in Basingstoke. As always there was a warm welcome on the door, an array of tempting fabrics, books and notions in the lobby, delicious food and steaming mugs of tea in the dining area but, most especially, a wonderful … Read more