Lynne Edwards’ Workshop

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Latest News, Workshop Reviews | No Comments

On April 12th sixteen ladies enjoyed an inspiring and encouraging ‘Curved Piecing’ workshop tutored by the ever humorous and talented Lynne Edwards who was always on hand to offer advice and help to anyone who needed it. It was a great day and not without its challenges as the ladies enthusiastically stitched away at their […]

Lara Sparks’ Workshop

Lara Sparks’ Workshop

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018 in Latest News, Workshop Reviews | No Comments

Our day with Lara was the best day ever, with one of the best tutors we have been lucky enough to have with us. Lara began by demonstrating her techniques, leaving us breathless with wonder at her skill, speed and accuracy. She had hand drawn a practice piece for us all, and we set off […]

Patchwork Of The Crosses with Nancy Adamek

Patchwork Of The Crosses with Nancy Adamek

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Latest News, Workshop Reviews | No Comments

  Nancy Adamek of Lina Patchwork came to Ouse Valley to give her very interesting talk on her journey into paper piecing. She mostly credits her mother for getting her interested in patchwork by refusing to make her a quilt when she was quite young. First this seemed to be quite sad, but in fact  […]

Geese in a Storm Workshop with Karin Hellaby

Geese in a Storm Workshop with Karin Hellaby

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Latest News, Workshop Reviews | No Comments

An interesting and challenging workshop that started off with Karin giving a tutorial on speed cutting.  This was particularly useful since the pattern required 224 2.5″ squares! Most of those attending soon got into the swing of making small geese, eight of which were needed for each block.  There was an interesting variety of chosen […]

Dyeing Workshop with Christine Chester

Dyeing Workshop with Christine Chester

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Latest News, Workshop Reviews | No Comments

12 members attended a dyeing workshop at Christine Chester’s studio in Eastbourne. We tried several dyeing techniques – full immersion with one colour and low immersion in trays with 3 or 4 colours.  We tried tie-dyeing, pleating round a bottle, rolling sticks in a piece of fabric and just scrunching fabric. We left the workshop […]

Hand Sewing Workshop with Sue Rhodes

Hand Sewing Workshop with Sue Rhodes

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Workshop Reviews | No Comments

We were lucky to receive two reports for this workshop: I have been wanting to have a go at Kantha stitching for a number of years and couldn’t wait to do the workshop with Sue Rhodes so that I could have a go.  Our morning started with Sue having a chat with us about the […]