In the Quilters' Guild Collection there is a fascinating quilt called The Ladies Work Society Coverlet. This quilt was shown at the QGBI Conference in 2016 and its striking layout and unusual applique shapes stood out to me. I read about its background - a quilt made in the early Edwardian period by a group… Continue reading The Arts & Crafts Quilt
At the start of 2018 I was involved in a radio programme for BBC Radio 4 called Moving Pictures by Cathy FitzGerald. This programme partnered with Google Arts & Culture to present ultra high definition pictures of works of art that can be examined online alongside the broadcast radio programme. The work of art for… Continue reading The 1820s Applique Quilt
Since the end of last year I have been working on making a replica quilt based on the 1718 Coverlet. This amazing quilt is one of the most precious in the Quilters Guild of the British Isles Collection. It is one of the oldest, dated patchwork pieces ( The date 1718 an initial EH are… Continue reading The 1718 Quilt
I've been blogging about my making since 2008 and you can access old blogs from 2012 - 2016 by following the link here PlainStitch Old Blog and if you've a mind to go even further back you can see previous quilts I made between 2000-2012 at this site Debs Quilts pre 2012 Enjoy !