Sunday’s Sewing

I now know how the contestants on the Sewing Bee feel, when presented with instructions which could be written in ancient greek. I thought that I would finish the jacket for Robyn and everything was going well until I came to finishing the sleeves. The instructions tell me to pull the sleeves through the gapContinue reading “Sunday’s Sewing”

Gosh it’s Friday 13th.

Are you suspicious? I don’t think I am but sometimes find myself acting in ways which would indicate that I am – not walking under ladders, cracks in the pavement etc. Quilting superstitions include – never make a quilt with 13 blocks, which I think would look odd even if I was tempted to tryContinue reading “Gosh it’s Friday 13th.”

New IGTV Channel

Over the last couple of weeks I have been working on a series of patchwork basics videos which I am releasing both on my new IGTV ( Instagram TV), bevmayo_quilts, and YouTube. I will be covering lots of patchwork blocks and techniques which will go together to make a modern sampler quilt. Videos already releasedContinue reading “New IGTV Channel”

Spirit of Flight Fabric Competition

To celebrate the launch of my IGTV channel, I am giving the chance for one person to win a fabulous fabric bundle from the Spirit of Flight collection by Josephine Wall for 3wishesfabric.com. Bevmayo_quilts IGTV channel The prize consists of this wonderful panel – measuring approx 42″ x 34″ ,and seven fat quarters of complimentaryContinue reading “Spirit of Flight Fabric Competition”

A look at last week

This last week has flown by. I was over at Tudor Rose Patchwork near Bedford for my usual patchwork class on Wednesday. I haven’t seen many of my students since March and it was lovely to be back, seeing everyone and catching up. It also gave me the opportunity to collect the fabric I orderedContinue reading “A look at last week”

Cushions for Christmas

It is not long until Christmas and gifts will have to be posted by the end of November to make sure they arrive in time. Cushion covers make a unique and personal gift and are always welcome. In keeping with the time of year, I have added another workshop to the Christmas programme – CushionsContinue reading “Cushions for Christmas”