Learn How To Make a Quilt

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a quilt?  At Standish Quilters, we are offering the opportunity to come along and learn all the skillsets you will need to make your own quilt.   Starting at the very basics, including what tools you will need and giving you regular guidance at our meetings, as …

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What Happens At Our Meetings – Are you interested in Joining us……………………..

Since we returned to our meetings, we have seen some beautiful work made by our members and in recent weeks, the displays have been just as wonderful.  The most recent quilted items made, can be seen on our current ‘Members Makes’ page.  In the meantime, here is a little insight into what goes on in …

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Multi coloured Jelly Rolls

Members Makes In March

This is a miniature landscape of ‘Sunset Over Santorini’ from a kit by Julia Gahagan.   It has been stitched using applique, incorporating pigma pens, and a piece of netting sitting over the top. Marie T This quilt top has been made using ‘half square rectangles.’  The seams have been ironed open on the reverse, to …

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Members Blog

Borders, Borders, Borders…………. During our most recent session at Standish Quilters, which was all about matching bindings to borders.  One of the interesting things that was discussed,  was when you cut stripes on the bias for binding a curved project, the stripes take on a slanted pattern, which completely changes the fabrics look. With this …

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Members Blog

Quilters Guild Museum Collection……… This video was a link provided by the Quilters Guild in their monthly newsletter by email.   In their opening address, they mention that the Guild has over 900 patchwork, quilting and applique works in their museum,  spanning the last three centuries, about their collection, the history of the quilts and the …

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Members Blog

This is an interesting video where ‘free motion sewing’ is taken to a new level!  The link has kindly been provided by Chris B and runs for just two and a half minutes.    Well worth a watch.