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Spruced Up SAL, all you need to know

October 15, 2020

Have you just signed up to join me & Lucy Engels for a weekend of sewing your very own Spruced Up Quilt Block on November 21st & 22nd? Great!! You’ll find all the details and links below. (Not yet signed up? Click here.) Everything is in my shop under Spruced Up SAL but I’ve also made a list for you below. What do I need to take part? You will need…

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1-2-1 Online No-pin Curves Workshop

April 3, 2020

This is a one-to-one session via Zoom covering all stages of sewing three sizes of the Drunkard’s Path block using no pins. The session is suitable for newbie quilters and extreme quilters alike. I’ll show you how I, with the help of my templates*, cut, piece, press and trim the Triple Drunkard’s Path block. After you’ve paid for your workshop I will email you to discuss what time…

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Twice-cut Drunkard’s Path workshop

February 24, 2020

Do you want to learn how to sew no-pin curves and learn how to use this skill in an exciting new way? In this class we get our heads around the twice-cut (or sometimes trice-cut) Drunkard’s Path block and the fun and unlimited ways of using this technique. We will sew blocks from the Hole Punch Ribbon and Hole Punch Hoop Quilts but also look at how you…

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Papper, Sax, Sten in Denmark- Quilt Retreat at Aarhus Hotel October 2020 (Zoom)

February 18, 2020

HELENE JUUL’S QUILT RETREAT- 9-11/10/2020 (ZOOM) 9/10 TALK/TRUNK SHOW. Curve Talk with Jenny Haynes 10/10 THISTLES, COGS & CATERPILLAR WHEELS- A Curves and FPP workshop playing with a take on the classic NYB block. Thistles, Cogs and Caterpillar Wheels with Jenny Haynes 11/10 A HOLE LOTTA LUV- Perspective with the help of no-pin machine-pieced curves and angles, lots of angles. A Hole Lotta Luv with Jenny Haynes  …

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Book review of Quilt Modern Curves & Bold Stripes by Daisy Aschenhoug and Heather Black.

February 16, 2020

I’ve been eagerly anticipating this book by Daisy Aschenhoug and Heather Black. Both Daisy and Heather have been on my radar for years as I share their love of curves and the Drunkard’s Path block in particular. They are modern, innovative and creative quilters both with their own unique style and I always look out for any new and exciting quilt designs from either of them. So when…

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Choosing colour with help from the #rubyruler

February 10, 2020

This piece is long overdue, so I’d like to start with an apology to Blair Stoker of Wise Craft. In December I was asked asked by Blair if I wanted to have a play with her Ruby Ruler and of course I said yes (after secretly looking up what colour value means*). I’ve got no colour training so I was very curious to find out how it worked and what the impact…

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Skinny Inset Strips

November 25, 2019

In this intermediate patchwork class you’ll learn how to piece super skinny inset curves! This exact and intriguing technique allows you to add a line drawing effect to your sewing. This can be used instead of piping on garments (think yoke or pocket detail), in improv piecing or as a block in a cushion or a quilt. On the day we’ll be making a block using my custom…

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A Hole Lotta Luv Workshop

November 25, 2019

In this workshop we’ll play with perspective. With use of angles and a few variations of the Drunkard’s Path block we build what I call ‘holes and pegs in boxes’. But there will be lots of room for creative interpretation and help from me to build your own block. We’ll cut curves using my Drunkard’s Path templates and I’ll share my tips and tricks on how to sew…