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”

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”

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”

Christmas is Coming

All the block swap block are finished and I am still clearing out the studio. Things always seem to get more messy before they get better but now it is time to turn my attention to this years Christmas Gifts. Each year I give hand made gifts to my family. Table runners, sculptures, jams andContinue reading “Christmas is Coming”

This Weeks Workshops

This year has been strange to say the least. Not being able to teach in person for most of the year has been difficult. A workshop or class is much more than just learning a new technique. There is the chance to meet others with a shared interest and form new friendships and to catchContinue reading “This Weeks Workshops”