Quilt patterns

It’s almost four years now since I became self-employed and part of my original plan was to write quilt and sewing patterns. I have written quite a few now for magazines (you can see the list here), but I have also been writing my own patterns.  I can confidently recommend them to you, because of the feedback I have received, including: ‘It’s the easiest pattern … Continue reading Quilt patterns

Laura Derby, rugmaker

I met Laura Derby in her studio during the Spring Fling in Dumfries and Galloway (for more on this see here and here).   Laura was demonstrating how she makes her rugs with coloured wool, working on a large frame and using the electric ‘gun’ which is pushed through the canvas backing and which cuts the yarn to a pre-set length on the front. All the … Continue reading Laura Derby, rugmaker