Saturday, 11 June 2016

'Ships Ahoy' - quilted throw ....... future quilting workshops

'Ships Ahoy' or 'I see no ships' can't decide which name to give it - what do you think?
Strip pieced and quilted in the ditch
Double fold binding
Perfect for that budding sailor in the family
Thanks to
Cotton Cloth Fabrics in Stockton-on-Tees
The Little Fabric Shop in Felixstowe
for supplying the fabrics!
Simple strippy quilt - I can post pattern and 'how to' if people are interested!

A simple pattern to follow - you can make it over a weekend
Result!! A quick present or picnic blanket for on the boat or on the beach!
Ideal for sailing enthusiasts!!

The sea waves background represented by the blue and white zig-zag fabric

The boats and yachts bounce on the waves
Please Note
I will soon be offering a Long-Arm free-motion quilting and embroidery service
plus a
Mid-Arm quilting service
my own quilting kits, with build your own jelly roll from pre-cuts (so you can pick the colours and patterns you want!)
 These will be selected from modern and vintage fabrics
In addition friends and fellow quilters have expressed an interest in various workshops
Modern piecing - learn the rules of quilting then how to break the rules
Quick and easy quilts for beginners, such as the simple strippy quilt above
Fun quirky ways to dye and/or paint your fabrics ..... for unique fabrics
Numbers will be limited
In addition crochet workshops - focusing on various techniques
such as
achieving a professional finish,
how to blend colours,
achieve the right gauge for the yarn being used
with tricks and novel techniques I have learnt from over 30years crocheting

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