Entries by Carolyn Forster

Teaching Schedule Update

          Hi! I hope you are having great Summer?   I have updated the class list for the rest of the year, so if you take a look you will see there are lots of good things happening. Lots of lovely shops to visit when I will be teaching, and some […]


  Summer is moving on and deadlines for work are too. Over the summer we have adventures planned DownUnder, so the blog will be on vacation for the next month or so. When I come back I can’t wait get stuck into this pile of scraps that has grown over the last few weeks. Such […]

The Slow Sew

  We have been enjoying the sunshine both here and the other weekend down near Tenterden in Kent. I was lucky enough to go with friends to a Mandy Pattullo workshop at the Sew Not Strawberry Jam Studio. The day was such an inspiration. Lots of hand work and and wonderfully inspiring pieces from Mandy, […]

Quick catch up

  The last few weeks have been especially busy with Family stuff, my Son’s GCSE’s and planting a garden. And lots of teaching! ( There was also a book deadline, but more of that another time!) Hence the quietness around here on the blog. So to share with you today are some great quilts that […]

Pittsburgh Quilt Market

  I’m back from Quilt Market, and as I seem to have more work to do now, with deadlines than before I went, I will let you see some of things that I saw, before sit is all history!   I took a class with Kathy Doughty:       Fabrics from Yuwa:     […]

Flower Pots Quilt

  A while back, probably a couple of years ago now there was a quilt show at The Needlemakers in Lewes. It was part of the Arts Week in Lewes and the quilts were generously displayed from the collection of Jill Hillage who owns The Patchwork Dog and Basket in Lewes.   She has great […]

Patchwork Quilt Show

      If you are looking for some quilt loveliness next weekend go and see the great work of some of the loveliest ladies down in Burwash in Sussex. A really pretty village, and I know there will be some great quilts! The quilts will be on show Sunday 27th April 2014, and for […]

Square by Square Quilt class

  Last term I was thrilled to be teaching a group of ladies in the evening. We had six sessions with space for home work in between! And boy were those ladies keen.   We worked on a quilt based on the ‘Square by Square’ quilt in the Utility Quilting book.   And here are […]