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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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Working With Stretchy Fabrics In Your Memory Quilt or Keepsake Cushion

There’s something very special about working with treasured baby clothes, children’s clothes and adult clothing, but it’s often the case that the selections of clothing that you’d like to include will be a wide variety of different types and weights of fabric. This is likely to include babygros, t-shirts and other items made from stretchy fabrics.  Producing […]

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Opportunities for Freelance Work with Patchwork Castle

UPDATE March 2017 – We’re not currently looking for freelancers but if you’d like us to keep your details and file please do go ahead and fill in the form at the end of the post, and I’ll contact you if that changes. Thanks! Chris   Patchwork Castle is a small business making patchwork memory […]

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Make Your Own Memory Quilt Tutorial – Testers Wanted

UPDATE Our ‘Make Your Own Memory Quilt’ tutorial package is now available to purchase! Join us here http://www.everythingkeepsake.co.uk    Patchwork Castle are offering a fantastic opportunity to three lucky people to test our new ‘Make Your Own Memory Quilt’ tutorial package! About our Make Your Own Memory Quilt Tutorial Package This Autumn we’ll be launching a fabulous […]

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Cheater Patchwork Fabric

Here’s a fabulous idea! If you are new to patchwork and quilting you might just want to practice machine quilting or hand quilting without all the time involved in sewing together lots of patchwork pieces. A great solution is to start by using a fabric that looks like it’s made from lots of pieces of fabric but is really a […]

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