2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop | Getting to know me, getting to know all about me

Welcome to Week 4 of the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop! It is nice to meet you. My name is Hannah. Let me first introduce you to some of my quilts. Quilt no.1 2012. I unfortunately do not have a photograph of the first quilt I made. It is ugly and badly made but it’s… Read More 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop | Getting to know me, getting to know all about me

One way to organize your fabric + panic over your stash

Now I am super organised and will become the most efficient quilter in all the land! I’ve got all my projects in one place and homed with all the required fabric too. I cut some lengths of cardboard to created sections in the boxes. I have also set up a scrap system in the smaller paper bags and shoe box. In the smaller box are fabrics with no project in mind so they have been designated to use for the Stash Bee.… Read More One way to organize your fabric + panic over your stash

Pattern Design | Coffee + Cigarettes

A new pattern! Recently I found out how to make patterns using Photoshop, and I posted up my first trials I had made. This afternoon I found an even easier, and more accurate way of making pattern designs, so that is going to be a huge boost to production. And it also means I have more confidence that it will line up correctly if I were to send them off to be digitally printed onto fabric. Exciting stuff!… Read More Pattern Design | Coffee + Cigarettes

Textiles: Trade Union Banners at The People’s History Museum

In October I was involved in an exhibition called The Guild, which was  coordinated with a symposium with a few panelists and speakers.  One of the speakers, Chris, is a curator of the People’s History Museum, Salford. In my last post, I wrote about the Wonder Women 2015 Festival meeting which took place in the conference room of… Read More Textiles: Trade Union Banners at The People’s History Museum

Wonder Women Festival Planning 2016 | give a whoop to the quilters!

In three years, British women will have much to celebrate. In three years, it will be 100 years since women first won the (partial) right to vote. That right was the culmination of a long, hard struggle – and although we’ve come a long way, ladies, there is still much work to be done. Every… Read More Wonder Women Festival Planning 2016 | give a whoop to the quilters!