French AU CHINOIS brand "Fil a Gant" is a 100% cotton, fine glazed thread traditionally used for stitching gloves. It is perfect for hand sewing. Sold as a set of 3 x 150m reels in colours: ecru, linen and pale grey.
Make this coverlet in bright or soft prints using English paper piecing or hand piecing method. This is the bright version of the Tessellations quilt in my book. Finished size is approx 70" square
Pattern and instructions for a portable sewing workbox
Rectangular purse frame for "i-Purse" pattern
downloadable pattern for a quilted patchwork purse to fit "iPad" or similar sized tablets.
Large Purse Frame with sewing holes.
Fermoir pour le grand sac a hexagones.
This roomy workbag is 8" (21cm) high and 12" (30cm)wide. Made from scrappy 1" hexagons, it is easy and fun to make. Instructions in French and English/explications en Francais et en Anglais pour le Grand Sac a Hexagones.
The Tessellation Papers pack contains pre-cut paper pieces for English paper piecing of Tessellations Quilt as published in the September/October 2011 issue of Quilters Companion. Included in the pack: 10 hexagon papers, 100 triangles, 100 squares, 50 diamonds.
This quilt was designed to showcase large print panels from my collection and to play with fussy-cutting motifs and stripes for the hexagon frame borders surrounding each panel. This pattern is also featured in my book: Feathering the Nest
2” 8-pointed star paper pieces – contents 75/pack.
Inspired by the Nancy Horsfall bed covers made in the early 1830’s, this quilt combines hand appliqué, English paper piecing and machined borders. Crib size 40 x 55 inches. Paper pieces used for this quilt are: 1” honeycomb and 2” 8-pointed star pieces
Machine pieced queen sized quilt inspired by a C1850 English Medallion quilt in the Beamish Museum Collection
Antique gold coloured metal purse frame with stitching holes – size: 2 5/8” x 6” (7 x 15cm), for Little Hexagon Purse pattern.
Approx 6” high and 9” wide. This pattern includes instructions for 2 versions of this delightful and easy to make roomy purse. To make each purse you will need to purchase: a purse frame; ¼” hexagon papers (1 pack/200 pieces) and/or ½” hexagon papers (2
39” x 42” cradle/baby quilt using a new method for this hand appliquéd traditional English pattern.
65 ½” sq quilt hand appliqué and machine pieced quilt. This pattern is also featured in my book:
Feathering the Nest