The Derwent Quilt

Today I have been preparing for lessons this week. As we are revisiting colour theory I started looking through my sketchbooks. One of them has the original designs and ideas behind the Derwent Quilt. It started as a design exercise for patchwork templates for my City & Guilds students. I was so taken with itContinue reading “The Derwent Quilt”

Fabric Auditioning

Over the last couple of weeks I have spent a lot of time in the studio piecing the block swap quilt. The seam ripper was my constant companion as I kept changing my mind on border widths and fabric choices. This is not how I usually work and so was a new experience. Improvisational piecingContinue reading “Fabric Auditioning”

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”