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Here’s What’s On, March Events at By Lisa Watson;

By lisawato / March 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

There’s lots happening in March at By Lisa Watson;

https://www.bluepatch.org/

Find my Made in GB textiles for your home here!

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.

 

http://www.landmarkartscentre.org/events/exhibitions-and-fairs.php#e190322

Find me on Stand 35

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?

 

chatting to a visitor at GNCCF18 http://www.greatnorthernevents.co.uk/homepage-gnccf.aspx

GNCCF18

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?

 

P.S For the 2nd year I am taking part in the enjoyable @joannehawker#marchmeetthemaker challenge on Instagram, so if you have a moment do check out @lisawatso for my daily updates…

Happy March everyone x

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Hurrah for February

By lisawato / February 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

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?

BIG Fair Isle patterned knitted blanket

BIG Fair Isle patterned knitted blanket

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?

Fair isle made in GB knitted woollen blanket

Fair Isle made in GB knitted woollen blanket

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…

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Here are a few of my favourite things…Mother’s Day Gifts

By lisawato / January 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Find more Mother’s Days Gifts at By Lisa Watson

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Scotland’s Trade Fair 20-22nd Jan 2018

By lisawato / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

I’m away up to Glasgow for Scotland’s Trade Fair opening on Sunday 20th until Tuesday 22nd January.

By Lisa Watson is excited to be taking our unique one of a kind 100% British made Harris Tweed cushions & more to Scotland’s Trade Fair at the SECC. Find us on stand E83 Every cushion is distinctive and unique, made up from a combination of all the Harris Tweeds and backed with British velvet or my Folklore Fabric. Which one will you choose?

Harris Tweed Patchwork Cushions, 100% British made & One of a kind.

By Lisa Watson is excited to be taking our unique one of a kind 100% British made Harris Tweed cushions & more to Scotland’s Trade Fair at the SECC. Find us on stand E83

If you a trade buyer seeking British handmade loveliness for the home, Click for my By Lisa Watson Line Sheets SECC 2019

Onward…

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Happy 2019 and here’s to our hopes, dreams & wishes for the New Year

By lisawato / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments
Looking onto Dalgetty Bay in the Firth of Forth in the Kingdom of Fife.

Atmospheric view looking out from St Bridget’s Kirk in Fife.

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…

Hand made unique distinctly British Harris Tweed quilt

Hand made unique distinctly British Harris Tweed quilt

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…

Unique Quilt Commission

A monochromatic patchwork quilt for Rachel & Joe.

And don’t forget, I also stitch bespoke quilts, so if you wish a unique, one of a kind patchwork quilt, just get in touch.

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…

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Happy Holidays

By lisawato / December 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

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

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On-line shop open until 20th December…

By lisawato / December 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

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.

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Here’s what’s happening…forthcoming events By Lisa Watson

By lisawato / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m looking forward to being back at the Pop-Up Palm House in the beautiful Sefton Park Palm House in Liverpool on Sat 17th and Sun 18th November.

Find out What's On at quilt Towers by visiting https://shop.quiltsbylisawatson.co.uk/whats-on-forthcoming-events/

A fun&friendly event in the beautiful Sefton Park Palm House

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.

Find What's On at By Lisa Watson by visiting https://shop.quiltsbylisawatson.co.uk/whats-on-forthcoming-events/

Recent life drawings By Lisa Watson

See you soon x

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Here’s What’s Coming Up…

By lisawato / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Here’s What’s On, Forthcoming Events at By Lisa Watson;

I enjoy being part of makers fairs across the country. The atmosphere is always lively at fairs and it’s fun to talk to fellow makers&attendees. Thank you to everyone who takes the time to talk&purchase. Here are my final festive fair dates for your diary…It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas…

As a Blue patch member, I’m pleased to have my BIG FairIsle design Blankets on sale at The Original Sustainable Department Store at Spacio Gallery; 159 Bethnal Green Road E2 7DC from 11th to 16th December Search #BSTORE18 on eventbrite to enter the Blue Patch free prize draw.

Altrincham Market on Friday 14th, Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th December is my last fair this year.

Why not visit my What’s On page for more details on all of my forthcoming fair dates?

See you soon x

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GNCCF – 11th to 14th October

By lisawato / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments
http://www.greatnorthernevents.co.uk/homepage-gnccf/2018-exhibitors/gnccf-manchester.aspx

Craft Says Something

I’m excited to be exhibiting, along-with 149 contemporary makers at this years GNCCF. Find me & my authentically British quilts, cushions & more for your home on Stand 98.

http://www.greatnorthernevents.co.uk/homepage-gnccf/2018-exhibitors/gnccf-manchester.aspx

GNCCF18

 

If you would like a complimentary ticket for the preview, just e-mail me & I will be happy to send you a link. Let me know?

 

Looking forward to catching up with you at GNCCF

 

Onward…

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Thanks to @lisawatso for the most fabulous quilt ever. Isn’t it gorgeous!!! And in my favourite colour…Green!

Dai-An Craig

I bought Lisa’s ‘sunshine yellow velvet and subtle blues, browns and greys Harris Tweed, quilt. Just love the fabrics, colour combinations and the workmanship is superb.

Kaori Laird

Oh my, my, my! Lisa, what a beautiful thing you create! They are heavenly beautiful! Simply, I am glad I came across your work and brought them!!!

Marion

I am so pleased with my beautiful quilt. The colours are lovely and they tone in really well with our bedroom colours.

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Lisa is very proud of her quilts and justifiably so. I have never seen any like them, photos do not do them justice.

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