It has been a hectic few weeks since we were enjoying the fabulous Corner Patch retreat – so much so that we missed our monthly deadline for updating the Electric Quilt doodle page and also our regular update post. In fact, we’ve been so busy that we can hardly remember what we’ve been doing, it’s all been rather a blur! – over at C&B Towers all activity has been restricted to early morning only in a bid to ‘beat the heat’ and the Rural Office has not fared much better. Various computer tech issues have reared their little heads, mostly in the shape of unasked for updates to Windows 10 – complete frustration all round. Barbara achieved her third annual Grand Tour teaching in Devon & Cornwall leaving Chris to start the planning for the next Corner Patch retreat (you can never start too soon!) Lots and lots of projects are being progressed from the ‘Just Begun’ pile to the ‘Halfway’ pile and the ‘Almost Done’ pile is gradually building up.
So, we hope you are having a good summer too and getting lots of stitching done. We thought you might like a quick re-run of a few of our favourite EQ doodles from previous years – back soon!
Flashback to 2013 – stitch fabric together, slice it and stitch it again. We love this sort of piecing!
Notice how important it is to have a supply of tea and coffee during class!
Scrolling back seven years for this week’s flashbacks –
With apologies for the unexpected interruption last week of our Flashback series we’re flashing back several years with a perfectly random selection of pictures – gardens, colour and all those good things.
Flashback glimpses of a hugely popular class playing with positive/negative cuts and shapes – is it OK to admit that Barbara still hasn’t finished her class sample?? (not shown!)
Flashback to one of our most popular classes ever – Grow Your Own Quilt. Frame quilts are one of our favourite formats as they are so adaptable and almost infinite in their variety – a perfect teaching base. Here are our first two tops made as samples for the first edition of this class –
If we rummage through the archive vault at C&B Towers we may find a few action pictures taken in class…. this may take a while!
Flashback this week to our very popular Mystery class based on a local tiled porch floor – we have been asked so often for the pattern that it is now available over at our sister site Meadowside Designs.
Or you can head direct to the pattern page on our Payhip site – the pattern is available for £4 with full colour step-by-step diagrams and a photo of the original doorstep we took the pattern from.