As the worldwide lockdown continued, finding a creative outlet became ever more important. So in a month that had 5 Fridays we had chosen a variety of projects and techniques. All can be mastered at home.
May’s Book of the Month was Fat Quarter Baby. Valerie Nesbitt told through the details of the fabulous Peyton Quilt from the book, which she felt get overlooked. You can find this video by clicking here.
Paula Doyle, brought us a very comprehensive guide to the art of hand-quilting. This video is available on our website, just click here. She also had a lovely new workshop called Homespun Harmony. This used lots of lovely fabric, was machine pieced and based on the traditional 9-patch, but who would have guessed. To enjoy this workshop just click here.
Our Technique Thursday video also featured Valerie as she showed us how to rescale your patchwork blocks, so that you could take a new look at a favourite pattern or block. You can open this video by clicking here. She also shared with us her simple way of creating foolproof Attic windows with the help of an iron. This workshop is also available on our website, just click here. Also she was getting to grips with some lovely Oakshott fabrics in Paths and Stiles workshop. You can find this video by clicking here.
We enjoyed the return of knitting expert Sarah Hatton, who gave us a very informative introduction to cable knitting. To enjoy this workshop just click here.
Jennie Rayment returned with an unusual Chicken Doorstop project, to open just click here. In a separate workshop she showed us how to create jewel shaped boxes and cushions. Also she showed us how to make a nifty handbag. This video is available on our website too, just click here.
Talking of bags, we had a delightful workshop from Jo Gourley making this fabulous Scottie Dog bag. You can find this video by clicking here.
Click to learn more about Jennie Rayment, Jo Gourlay, Paula Doyle, Sarah Hatton and Valerie Nesbitt.