I’m excited that we are weaving NEW Folklore Fabric this summer, adding wool and silk into this limited edition cloth to create an even more luxurious and exclusive fabric. More details to follow…
New products and new prices at By Lisa Watson:
The latest addition to our genuine Harris Tweed products all stitched By Lisa Watson (that’s me!) are our NEW Harris Tweed patchwork clasp purse – one of a kind and 100% British made -only five available. Ideal as a unique evening bag or as a colour pop to your outfit any time of the day.
As ever, I am looking forward to attending lots of forthcoming fairs this summer and will be adding these onto my What’s On Page as bookings are confirmed.
Current highlights include returning to the fun&friendly Pop-Up in the Palm House in Liverpool on the bank holiday weekend; Sat 4th & Sun 5th May.
I will also be back at the brilliant Festival of Making Maker’s Market on Sat 15th & Sun 16th June. Such excitement, last year when I was featured on a Maker’s Film and I sold a blanket to Patrick Grant of Great British Sewing Fame!
I’m next at the fabulous Altrincham Market on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th March. Hope to see you there x
There’s lots happening in March at By Lisa Watson;
Blue Patch’s Original Sustainable Department Store runs at The Whitworth Art Gallery from 12th to 31st March.
If you can, do come along to the preview evening on Thursday 14th March between 6&9pm.
Find me & my Made in GB texiles for your home on stand 35 at the Contemporary Textiles Fair on 23rd & 24th March.
This is a new show for me and I am excited to be part of it. As you know, I really enjoy being part of fairs across the country. The atmosphere is always lively and it’s fun to talk to fellow makers & attendees.
I have several preview tickets for Friday 22nd March to pass on, so just get in touch if you would like one?
I’m looking for to European Summer beginning on Mothering Sunday, Sunday 31st March when I’m next at the fabulous Altrincham Market. (I’m also at Alty Mkt on Sat 30th too!)
Look out for my Folklore fabrics, unique Quilts & one of kind Harris Tweed patchwork cushions, plus lots more Made in GB textiles for the home to brighten up your interiors, as well as keep you warm & cosy. See you there?
Happy March everyone x
One of a kind bespoke quilt commissions are always welcome.
If you wish me to make you a quilt from cherished old clothes, or from your own special stash of fabric, I can work with you to design a quilt to the size&style that fits you&your home. I can also stitch a quilt (-floor cushion-tent-laptop cover-you decide) as a special gift to celebrate a significant event, or I can make a personalised quilt just for you or for a loved one.
Recent bespoke commissions have included; working on a monochromatic quilt in cooling cotton for the summer, stitching a hard-wearing Harris Tweed patchwork quilt backed with William Morris’s classic print; The Strawberry Thief for a boy to grow with and a surprise memory quilt gifted at Christmas for a mum made from all her daughter’s clothes. Click the page links to view unique quilt commissions including Memory quilts, Baby quilts, Wedding quilts and Harris Tweed patchwork quilts
Onward…& do get in touch to discuss your quilt commission ideas further.
Hurrah for February – January is now over!
Still a bit chilly out there though…
Hope you have been taking care in the wintry conditions and keeping warm?
As promised By Lisa Watson on-line shop has lots of new delicious February offers for you. All my blankets are currently reduced so you can snuggle up and keep cosy in a Made in GB blanket. Which one will you choose?
If an excuse were needed to treat yourself my Fair Isle blankets are the Perfect British made gift for the other half – pal – pet – or yourself x
Enjoy your February – whatever the weather…
Find more Mother’s Days Gifts at By Lisa Watson
I’m away up to Glasgow for Scotland’s Trade Fair opening on Sunday 20th until Tuesday 22nd January.
If you a trade buyer seeking British handmade loveliness for the home, Click for my By Lisa Watson Line Sheets SECC 2019
It was really lovely to have a fortnight off for all the festivities. I made myself slow down and I really appreciated the breathing space. Now I am back at work and ready to start the new year…
By Lisa Watson re-opened today and our on-line shop has lots of delicious January quilt offers for you. Let’s face it January can be a trying month, so even though we are raring to go following the festive hols, sometimes cosying up in a quilt is also much needed…
I’m next with my local creatives at Altrincham Market on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January. Maybe see you there?
More tempting offers to follow in February. Until then, onward to 2019…
I have had a great time travelling across the country to autumn&festive fairs throughout the last couple of months. Thank you to everyone who took the time to talk&purchase.By Lisa Watson is now closed for the festivities and I’m looking forward to enjoying spending time with my family&friends. Happy holidays to you too.Onward to 2019, we re-open on Monday 7th January and our on-line shop will have lots of delicious January offers for you.
By Lisa Watson is excited to be taking our distinctly British quilts, cushions & more to Scotland’s Trade Fair at the SECC this 20-22 January 2019. Find us on stand E83
I’m next with my local creatives at Altrincham Market on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January 2019! Maybe see you there?
Festive Wishes to you&yours and all the best for 2019 x
I really enjoy being part of fairs across the country. The atmosphere is always lively and it’s fun to talk to fellow makers & attendees.
I have now taken part in all my festive fairs for the year. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to talk&purchase.
My on-line shop is still open until 20th December though…
Click to browse our unique collection of British made quilts, cushions & more for your home, thoughtful festive gifts to add a colour pop to counteract any dreary day, as well as keep you cosy during wintry weather.
From 17th November until 9th December I am exhibiting my recent life drawings at The Didsbury Parsonage as part of the Making It Happen exhibition If you are in Manchester on Sunday 18th November, please do come along to our preview from 1-3pm.
See you soon x