Bring those boxes down from the loft! How to choose the baby clothes for a beautiful memory quilt or keepsake cushion.
Tips, tricks and insight from Patchwork Castle on using stretchy fabrics to create a quilt or cushion from baby clothes or adult clothing.
Getting a project like a Baby Clothes Quilt made to a deadline might feel like a bit of a challenge – if you’d like a little support to get your own creation made in time for Christmas then come and join me for this year’s Baby Clothes Memory Quilt-Along.
Tips and tricks on using interfacing to stabilise stretch fabrics in a memory quilt or blanket.
January 20, 2017
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.
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 time for Christmas then come and join me for our very first Baby Clothes Memory Quilt-Along.
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March 19, 2016
It’s easy to pick a backing fabric just because you love it but then find it doesn’t work well as a quilt backing or for binding. Here are some tips on choosing a backing fabric for your memory quilt.
February 21, 2016
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 […]
February 17, 2016
Craftsy offers online classes in a whole variety of different ‘crafty’ skills, from patchwork and quilting, through cake decorating, to photography. I wanted to share them with you because they are a great way to get going with patchwork and quilting, or to develop your skills.