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The Shipley Art Gallery Centenary Quilt update

Over the last five months I have worked with and meet with people from all over Gateshead, the North East and the UK to encourage people to be part of the Shipley Art Gallery Centenary Quilt. We have now received … Continue reading

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How to: English Paper Pieced Patchwork

Patchwork has a long tradition of using precisely cut, paper pieces to ensure that the complex geometric designs fit neatly into place, ensuring fewer mistakes and more economical use of fabric – which was and can be expensive. Follow these … Continue reading

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Get involved! The Shipley Centenary Quilt Project

The Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear will this year be celebrating its 100th Anniversary, after being founded following a bequest by local solicitor Joseph Shipley (1822-1909). The gallery holds a beautiful collection of European Old Masters, to … Continue reading

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Sampler Patchwork Quilt

Since Christmas I have slowly been working on a hand stitched, English paper pieced patchwork quilt. I have recently finished these three sections – I am hoping to make 16 in total, 55 cm square. This piece is ‘Flying Geese’ … Continue reading

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Lone Star patchwork

This piece is one of 25 patchwork panels, each 55 cm square, I am making using ‘English Paper Piecing’, which is individually hand-sewn using paper backing. The finished piece will be what’s called a ‘sampler’ quilt. In just this one … Continue reading

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