Why choose Patchwork Castle

Why Choose Patchwork Castle For Your Clothing Keepsake Commission?

Clothing keepsakes have been becoming more and more popular in the UK over the last couple of years. If you’re looking to commission a memory quilt or keepsake cushion then it can be tricky to know what to look for and who to trust with your very special keepsake project. Here at Patchwork Castle we’ve […]

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Building A Crafty Business - How Patchwork Castle Got Started

Building A Small Crafty Business – How Patchwork Castle Began

When I asked our subscribers for their questions about Patchwork Castle, our products, making your own clothing keepsakes, how the business works (or about me – within reason ;-), one of our readers posed some questions about how I got started. So here are my answers… (If you’d like to see other questions (and answers) <— just follow […]

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Using Interfacing to Stabilise Fabrics For Memory Quilting

Your Questions: Using Interfacing To Stabilise Fabrics In Memory Quilts

So, last week I asked our subscribers if they had any questions about Patchwork Castle, our products, making your own clothing keepsakes, how the business works (or about me – within reason 😉 It was really fun to see what people wanted to know more about, so thanks very much if you were one of those […]

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Great Sewing Machines For Patchwork And Quilting

I often get asked for advice about which sewing machine I recommend for patchwork and quilting, and particularly for making memory quilts or other keepsakes from loved ones clothing or baby clothes.  In this post, I’ll try and answer that question and hopefully give you a few helpful pointers if you’re looking at purchasing a […]

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Join us for the Memory Quilt Along

Memory Quilt Along – Join Me!

It’s just 12 weeks until Christmas! Memory Quilts make great gifts, but getting yours made to a deadline might feel like a bit of a challenge. There’s nothing like working alongside others, with someone giving you a few nudges along the way. So, if you’d like a little support to get your own creation made in […]

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New Beginnings | Patchwork Castle

Patchwork Castle – 2016 update

Spring is in the air! Today there was frost on the ground but glorious sunshine, and the early bulbs are all beginning to show. I love this time of year, and after hiding out during the winter Patchwork Castle is also putting out some new shoots. It’s nearly five years since Patchwork Castle first morphed from my hazy […]

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Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting | Patchwork Castle

Introduction To Patchwork & Quilting

Want to find out more about the basics of patchwork and quilting? Are you looking to make a Memory Quilt from your baby clothes, children’s clothes or adult clothing?  I was really excited to discover this fabulous FREE online class from Craftsy.com that covers all the basic techniques and terminology in an easy to follow format. If […]

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