Quilters Companion


It is amazing how many things change in the patchwork industry! When I started there were fewer fabric companies, less choice of fabric, smaller machines, no internet. Today we are spoilt for choice, with more fabric than any shop can stock, tools and notions to make our lives easier, and inspiration available 24 hours a day. While teaching at a retreat recently, I came across fabric made of real cork. Now that was a first for me. Cork covered my

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"My first project in Quilters Companion was String Pieced Star wallhanging, way back in issue 32. I have been lucky enough to have had 15 projects featured in QC, with three on the cover, and I’ve made two DVDs for the magazine. I’m so honoured to be