A Quilt Pattern for Beginners (and what is a ‘fat quarter’?)

I have just published a new quilt pattern, designed specifically for anyone wanting to make their very first quilt. It’s called ‘Clouds and Smoke’ because the original is made in creams and greys. I was so happy to find the beautiful stone building pictured above for the cover photo-shoot, with its rich mix of greys.…

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Durham Quilting? North Country Quilting?

My quilt group is called ‘Durham Quilters’, so-called because we all quilt and we also all live in or near Durham in the North-East of England. ¬†Every now and again, we do something extra, like this week when seven of us booked our usual room, but on a Saturday in the day-time (instead of our…

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