The winners of The Festival of Quilts 2017 competition are…

THE WINNERS OF THE FESTIVAL OF QUILTS 2017 COMPETITION ARE… It’s been a busy first day at The Festival of Quilts and our highlight by far was announcing this year’s Festival of Quilt competition winners. There were 17 competition categories

The Quilt of Memories

THE QUILT OF MEMORIES The idea of the quilt of memories was formed when Sylvia Priest’s husband was tragically diagnosed with Leukemia. Wanting to make sense of what was happening Sylvia chose to create a quilt to honour all the

Free Pattern – Crazy Curve Wall Hanging

FREE PATTERN – CRAZY CURVE WALL HANGING Add some colour and pizzazz to your home with this week’s free pattern from Groves. This gorgeous wall hanging is made from fat quarters and suitable for quilters of all abilities. Download your

Free Pattern – Quick Amish Style Quilt

FREE PATTERN – QUICK AMISH STYLE QUILT In this week’s free quilt pattern from Groves, learn how to make an Amish style quilt, uses traditional triangle blocks. This quick quilting project is perfect for those short on time. This pattern is

The Women’s Quilt

THE WOMEN’S QUILT 598 women were killed by a result of domestic violence between 2009 and 2015. That is approximately two women a week. The Women’s Quilt is made up of 598 patches, one patch for each woman who tragically

Free Pattern – Dresden Plate Blocks

FREE PATTERN – DRESDEN PLATE BLOCKS In this week’s free quilt pattern from Groves, master the art of dresden plate blocks with this project to create a dresden quilt. This pattern has been designed and made by quilting pro Janet Goddard and

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