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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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New beginnings

30 November – a special day in several ways. Today it is one year since I left safe, well paid employment to focus entirely on Patchwork Castle. One whole year!!!! Time has really flown. The last year has been a crazy journey. I’ve fought with serious illness that made me question leaving the security of paid […]

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Progress with memorial patchwork quilt

Hello again from Patchwork Castle. I hope you are enjoying the run up to the Easter weekend. It’s nice to have the kids at home for the holidays, and we are enjoying a break together including a much anticipated trip to Legoland! I expect a lot of chocolate eating is going to go on this […]

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Patchwork Quilt in the making

Had a lovely day today – my little girl had a dress rehearsal for her ballet show which was too cute for words, and then friends for lunch and a lovely sunny afternoon chatting in the garden. I’m in the middle of a really special memory quilt commission for two single size patchwork quilts made from […]

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Baby girl memory patchwork quilt – finished!

Yes, it’s finally finished and looking gorgeous! I backed and bound the memory patchwork quilt in a lovely spotty pink fabric by Moda. This is the range I’ll use for a lot of the memory patchwork quilts and cushions as it’s really simple and comes in a great range of colours. This has been a […]

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A quilt from your children’s clothes for Christmas?

Have you been enjoying the lovely weather? It certainly kept thoughts of summer alive. Today it is blustery and overcast, and I’ll be heading for the hot chocolate rather that the ice-cream! It was strange to see shops full of Christmas decorations whilst enjoying some of the hottest days we’ve had this year. I am definitely of […]

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Baby girl’s patchwork memory quilt – part 2

Busy day today. My little girl started school – she’s loving it, although came home quite disappointed that she couldn’t read yet! It’s been glorious weather here today. Here was my view on the way back to my car this afternoon – not too shabby! I also managed to get a bit more done on the […]

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