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Journey To Nebula Sew Along With Jaybird Quilts

An exciting announcement on Tula Pink’s ‘Tula Talk’ this week – there’s to be a skill building sew along ahead of the Nebula BOM starting in January 2021 called Journey 2 Nebula. It’s being run by Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts, the designer of the Nebula quilt, and features 6 of her smaller patterns such…

Beyond The Festival of Quilts

I’d hoped that 2020 would be the first year I’d attend The Festival of Quilts, billed as Europe’s premier Quilt show and held annually at the Birmingham NEC. Unfortunately, like all these kind of things that have been cancelled and postponed now, that’s just not possible. Fortunately, they’re running a virtual version of the festival…

The Craftsy Brand is Back!

Subscribers have received an email notification from CEO of TN Marketing, Cal Franklin, confirming that the Bluprint brand will be changed back to Craftsy. Whether or not they’ll revert back to the same logo, we’ll have to wait and see. In a positive move that shows they are already listing to subscribers and their community,…

Virtual Log Cabin Quilt

#virtuallogcabin Whilst watching The Creative Craft Show Live on Facebook last weekend (see the post), I viewed a conversation with textile artist Dionne Swift. During the interview, Dionne mentioned a collaborative project she’d conceived earlier during lockdown to create a virtual log cabin quilt in order to foster a sense of community amongst quilters/crafters during…

The Quilting Spot Facebook Page is now Live!

The Facebook page for The Quilting spot is now up and running. I’m only slightly more up on using Facebook than I am WordPress, but I’m aiming to post regularly. Please visit to keep up to date with what’s grabbing my attention and as well as project progress updates. Pop by now and don’t forget…

The Creative Craft Show Live

The weekend of 4th and 5th July 2020 saw the first Creative Craft Show Live aired via Facebook. Like many craft shows at this time, this event which is usually held in April in London (as well as other cities at different times of the year) was changed to a virtual version in order to…

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