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Pip Gilbert Patchwork and Quilting graduate story

Graduate Story: Pip Gilbert – Patchwork & Quilting

Pip Gilbert recently completed our Skill Stage 3 Patchwork and Quilting Course. Today we explore her work and her motivation for the doing course. This is her Stitch Journey. Pip Gilbert I am a recently retired Chartered Accountant with a big desire to learn new skills and possibly start new business

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Samantha Neeve Graduate Story

Graduate Story: Samantha Neeve – Patchwork & Quilting

One of our most recent graduates Samantha Neeve, joins us today to talk to us about completing our Patchwork and Quilting Course (Skill Stage 3). My sewing journey began when I turned 40.  Textiles was never on the school syllabus and nobody in the family had an interest in sewing.  Being

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Lou Petch a Graduate Story. Patchwork & Quilting Graduate

Graduate Story: Lou Petch, Patchwork & Quilting

Lou Petch graduated from our Patchwork and Quilting Skill Stage 2 course earlier this year. Unlike many of our graduates who study with us to gain an accreditation, Lou Petch talks to us about completing the course for herself. To prove to herself that she could do it! This is a fantastic

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A Graduate Story by Karen Webber, Patchwork and Quilting Graduate

Graduate Story: Karen Webber – Patchwork & Quilting

Hi my name is Karen Webber and this year I completed Patchwork & Quilting, skill level 2. Browsing a range of beautiful quilts displayed at a local country show sparked my initial interest in patchwork & quilting as a potential new hobby and contrast to my love of gardening when I

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Patchwork and Quilting graduate story by Christine Smith

Graduate Story: Christine Smith – Patchwork

Christine Smith completed our Skill Stage 3 Patchwork and Quilting course towards the end of last year. She has kindly shared her experience of the course and what she has learned. I have been a founder member of my local quilting group, Campden Quilters, for several years and was always very interested (and

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Patchwork and Quilting samples by graduate Rebecca Tickle.

Graduate Stories: Rebecca Tickle

Rebecca Tickle enrolled on our Skill Stage 2 Patchwork & Quilting in the Spring of 2018. By August of the same year she had completed the course and was rewarded with her City & Guilds accredited certificate. Impressive! At the age of just 21 Rebecca has grown in confidence and creativity and has

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Patchwork shoes b Karen Foley

Graduate Stories: Karen Foley

After completely our Skill Stage 2 Patchwork & Quilting course, Karen Foley shares with us her motivation, what she’s learned and why she has recently enrolled onto our Skill Stage 3 Patchwork & Quilting course.    My name is Karen, a retired pharmacist, mother and wife. And although I  say 

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Latest Book Releases for Stitch Enthusiasts.

Stitch Craft Books For Stitching Enthusiasts

Yes we’ve been at it again. We’ve trawled the internet, read reviews and marvelled longingly at the stunning images, to bring you our latest list of the most recent book releases. With this list, we’ve tried to cover every subject we offer here at the School of Stitched Textiles. So,

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5 top tips for the best beginners patchwork books

I’m often asked to recommend books for someone just starting out, so in no particular order, I’m going to list what I think are the best beginners patchwork/quilting books – hope you enjoy my selection!  They’re all available from amazon uk –  if you want a closer look just click

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