Mindfulness and quilting

On Thursday of this week I set up my stand in readiness for the Annual Conference of the QGBI (Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles) Annual Conference and AGM. This year, the Conference and AGM were held at the Civic Centre, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which is in my region. On Friday morning, I gave a lecture (illustrated with quilts) entitled ‘Coming to Textiles the Long Way … Continue reading Mindfulness and quilting

Warm colours in February

This week, in the studio, I have been working hard on a lap-sized quilt in warm colours of peach, orange and aqua to off-set the grey February weather outside. The quilt will use all those colours as solids, plus the four colourways of my ‘Flowers from Kirkcudbright’ print collection (click here to go to my Spoonflower studio where you can find these fabrics). I used … Continue reading Warm colours in February