Hand-stitched patchwork pattern: ‘Bright Garden Borders’

I thoroughly enjoy the gentle occupation of hand-stitched patchwork. The quilt above is one of the ones I entered into the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK, last year. In the show, the title was 'The Missed Exhibition' and there was a back story (you can read about that here).  Now, in happier times(!), it … Continue reading Hand-stitched patchwork pattern: ‘Bright Garden Borders’

Tops for the Quilt Show

When I first started out with the whole Amanda Jane Textiles venture in 2014, I set myself a challenge to make three dresses in three days. (You can read about it here.) On that occasion the emphasis was on recycling, which I still enjoy (see, for example, the most recent quilt pattern 'Pinstripe'where I use … Continue reading Tops for the Quilt Show