Quilting

Have you ever admired a patchwork quilt and wondered how it was made? Perhaps you’re an avid quilter and want to brush up on your knowledge? Whatever kind of quilter you may be, read on for some great free quilting patterns, tips, tutorials and advice.

Animal Quilts

Juliet Van Der Heijden Talks Foundation Paper Piecing

Foundation Paper Piecing… These three simple words can strike fear into the hearts of many an experienced quilters. The good news is that the fear is not necessary. When it boils down to it, you need to learn a few basic steps and repeat them many times. In my book Animal Quilts, I walk you…

Animal Quilts Blog Hop Schedule

Animal Quilts is the incredible new book from Juliet Van Der Heijden. It is no surprise that the quilting community love this book. For 2 weeks we will follow a selection of bloggers as they make projects from the book and review it. Come with us on this blogging journey and fall in love with…

Kaffe Fassett Shares His Wisdom of The Craft World

Kaffe Fassett is to the craft industry like yarn is to a knitter. They go hand in hand. We feel very lucky to have a Q&A with Kaffe today all about the craft industry and exciting things coming our way. 1.You recently celebrated a 50-year anniversary of working in the textile industry. What have been…

Elizabeth Hartman | Guest Blog

Elizabeth Hartman is a quilter and pattern designer from over the pond in the US. Her quilts are instantly recognisable and loved all over the world and we are thrilled to now be stocking her patterns at SewandSo. Because we haven’t stocked Elizabeth Hartman quilt patterns before we wanted to find out a bit more about…

Festival of Quilts 2017

The Festival of Quilts this year was spectacular. Anyone who attended will know the buzz that surrounded the hall when they arrived at the NEC. Walking around the hall we saw lots of dyed fabric and breath taking tribal prints. We also saw an abundance of bargello quilts. These colourful, mesmerising quilts focus on colour…

Huge Trend Alert! | Animal Quilts

Animal Quilts are everywhere right now. Their big, bold patterns and size mean they demand attention from everyone who sees them. The likes of Elizabeth Hartman, Juliet van der Heijden and Violet Craft mean these awesome quilts are now accessible to the masses. We wanted to share some of our favourite animal quilts that are out there…

Aurifil

Aurifil – The go-to Thread for Quilters

Aurifil was originally named Studio Auriga, founded in 1957 by Angelo Gregotti it produced designs for a multi-head mechanical embroidery machine. It was the first and only company to undertake this type of work in Italy. In 1983 Angelo proposed to his school friend Adolfo Veronelli to join his project and start a new adventure producing…