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Hello all, Apologies to you for the gap between posts.  I've been a little preoccupied with getting our bathroom sorted. It's amazing how you can have work done in one room of the house and the rest of the house turns into absolute chaos. And why has everything started to break, microwave, washing machine, kettle...  Anyway - as I keep being reminded it has to get worse before it gets better!
Our little kittens are growing fast - they are quite leggy now and still very fast. I'll try to get a photo of them. It will have to be when they're asleep.
On the sewing front I'm still working on my NYB swap. I'm making progress but the deadline is a little nearer than I'd like. Tomorrow I hope to be able to make some more progress with the NYB without my little helpers.
An exciting development has also been happening. I've been teaching at Coles in Nottingham. They have a really well laid out spacious first floor room for classes.  It has a lift so anyone with mobilit…

Stamping and printing with me at Quilteez

Hello all, For those of you who I met at the Market Bosworth Quilt Show in June you'll know that I was hoping to sort out a class to teach stamping and printing - well we've got there. The class will be on Saturday 18th November in Ratby organised by Quilteez. I hope those of you who expressed an interest will be able to come - I'm really excited about meeting you all.
In addition, this Saturday 9th September I'll be demonstrating at the Region 10 Area Day in Gotham. Here are some details for you:
Venue - Gotham Memorial Hall - it has lots of parking 10 - 4 Faith lunch Speaker: Gail Lawther Me demonstrating Sales - Quilteez
I'll also be bringing along my quilt 'Postcodes' that was exhibited at Festival of Quilts in the 'In the Spotlight' exhibition. And I'll have some samples made during the process. Hope to see you soon.

Festival of Quilts 2017

Hello. Well, I survived 4 days at Festival of Quilts. I had a great time, met lots of lovely people and am really inspired to crack on. I was particularly excited this year as I'd been selected to represent Region 10 of the Quilters Guild in the 'In the Spotlight' exhibition. The theme was 'No place like home'. I decided to use the postcodes of all the places I'd lived. Although I was really pleased with my quilt, I was a little nervous about it being exhibited and how it would look next to the others. I must say I was very impressed with how it was displayed.
 Also exhibiting in the same gallery representing Region 14 was my friend Sarah Humphreys. She chose to use house numbers to illustrate the theme of 'No place like home'. Another really great example of a modern quilt and as ever amazing machine quilting.  As well as participating in the 'In the Spotlight' exhibition Sarah Humphreys also managed to make another amazing quilt that she entered int…
Where does the time go! It's August already. Not much sewing done as Millie and Pebbles provide all the entertainment at the mo. Yesterday I received my catalogue and show guide for FoQ 2017. Getting the catalogue early means I can find my friends competition quilts and also read about all the specialist galleries. I'm looking forward to seeing all my textile friends during the 4 days I'm there. Have fun
Hello all, Apologies for yet another delay in posting on my blog - but as you can see I've been a little distracted with Pebbles (Silver tabby) and Millie (brown tabby).  They arrived last week and they've wrecked my sewing room but are absolutely hilarious. So no sewing done for a few days. Flo is unsure about her new energetic friends and we hope to get the together very soon. She does know they have arrived and has enjoyed sniffing where they have been. 
But I would like to let you know that I have a quilt being exhibited at the Festival of Quilts - I'm in the 'In the Spotlight' exhibition. If you follow the link there's a photo of my work in progress on the webpage. It's the first photo - grey improv pieced.  I'm very excited about seeing it on display as I haven't been able to take a decent photo of it. I'll be there for all 4 days so hope to bump into you during that time.  I'll be stewarding on the 'In the Spotlight' on Thursday 11 …

Market Bosworth Festival 2017

Hello all, I had a lovely weekend sewing, talking, drinking tea and eating cake. What more could you ask for! I saw lots of friends and met lots of new people too. I'm also hoping to teach later in the year - making your own fabric with fabric paint, stamps and screens. Keep your eyes open and I'll post details as soon as I have them. It would be lovely to hear from you if you visisted.