Octagonal Christmas Table Mat

The octagonal Christmas table mat makes for a different table setting.

This course is more suited to those who have some previous experience of quilting, aimed more at intermediate level sewers and quilters.

Fabric and materials for this course are not included. A quantities and materials list will be provided to all attendees in advance of the course taking place.

Christmas Tree Wall Hanging

Why not join us on this day course to make this elegant Christmas Tree wall hanging with a number of different length pieces placed together and bordered to give this fantastic effect.

Fabric and materials for this course are not included. A quantities and materials list will be provided to all attendees in advance of the course taking place.

Christmas Table Runner

This course will run Tuesday 5th, 12th and 19th October from 6.30pm until 8.30pm.

We will cover a number of skills including Dresden plate, hand applique, log cabin and foundation piecing to create this fun table runner which will look the correct way up from either size of the table, including a Christmas tree, a cheeky robin and a dresden plate centerpiece.

Fabric and materials for this course are not included. A quantities and materials list will be provided to all attendees in advance of the course taking place.

Bargello Christmas Tree Skirt

A chance to make this beautiful Christmas Tree Skirt using the Bargello quilting pattern and clever pattern placement with your colours to give this stunning effect of movement.

Fabric and materials for this course are not included. A quantities and materials list will be provided to all attendees in advance of the course taking place.

Quilting Journey

Lockdown #3 What we have been up to……

Here we are again! Lockdown #3 

It is scary out there at the moment and here at Carry on Quilting, we took the decision to postpone all our courses until May as we do not want to keep messing you about with keep moving them back and back as it’s so uncertain when this lockdown will come to an end. 

We were really disappointed to have to do this but we are hoping to use the time on our own projects and also plan some great new courses for you for when we can all meet up again.

A couple of bits I have been working on is the skill of Latch Hook which is new to me. I purchased a kit for my 6 year old daughter for Christmas and when we started it, I thought, I like this, might need to have a go myself and here is the result. I can’t say this is normally my kind of thing and it took a while to find an image I liked but I did find it quite addictive once I started.  No idea what I am now going to do with it!!! 

Latch Hook Cat

I also started Postcard from Sweden by Jeli Quilts, which I received as a Christmas gift purchased from The Tartan Reel.  https://www.thetartanreel.co.uk/ It is made up of 36 Kona cotton solid fabrics with names like lipstick, Sprout and Leprechaun and made up of half square triangles (HST) (Colours may vary from pictures below)

Kona Cotton Lipstick
Kona Cotton Sprout
Kona Cotton Leprechaun

Emma and I spent ages cutting out all the colours and labeling them because there is no way in this world I would remember them all! I love the array of colour which is what drew me to the kit in the first place but I can say I’m not keen on the colour peach.

Kona Cotton Peach
HST all cut out and labeled
Two rows ready to be sewn together
Starting to come together

I still have 10 rows to add and it is challenging me I must say as there are a lot of sections to line up!  My unpicker is fast becoming my best friend.

Trimmings

And I just love this picture of the trimmings from this project…

Well, I am sure I will start some more lockdown projects as soon as I finish the Postcard from Sweden quilt and I get time around home schooling. Please do keep in touch, keep safe and hope to see you all soon.

Stephanie