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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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Vintage By The Sea – Sep 1st & 2nd

By lisawato / August 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Find me at:

Vintage By The Sea this Sat 1st & Sun 2nd in Morecambe. I cannot wait to be part of the Market Place, exhibiting in the glamorous art-deco Midland Hotel.

I’m looking forward to a vintage fun filled weekend. If you can make it, see you there x

Lots of vintage designer cushions on offer

By Lisa Watson’s quilts, cushion & more will be at the Vintage Market Place this weekend

‘Vintage By The Sea, a free family festival celebrating the brilliance of timeless design, fashion, art, vehicles, entertainment and culture returns to Morecambe this September 1st & 2nd. Inspired by the wealth of creativity from the 20th century, Vintage By The Sea is Hemingway Design’s tribute to the cultural movements of the 1920s to 1990s.’

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Combat any cooler weather by cosying up in a British wool blanket

By lisawato / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

The New BIG Fair Isle Design Reversible Wool Blankets are 100% British Made

The new BIG Fair Isle design blankets 100% British Made are woven in Lancashire from Yorkshire wool. This soft felted blanket measures 200cm by 150cm so looks great on a double or kingsize bed, as well as being an ideal sofa throw to keep at hand to combat any autumnal chills.

British wool blanket

Combat any cooler weather by cosying up in a British wool blanket

Carbon Blue and Ash silver are the contemporary colourways for this wool throw, so you can flip this reversible blanket to suit your interiors and/or your colour mood.

Woven and finished for me at John Spencer in Lancashire my new BIG Fair Isle reversible wool blankets are a welcome addition to By Lisa Watson authentically British collection of quilts, cushions & more for your home.

If you have any questions on my blankets, just contact me. I guarantee my new BIG Fair Isle reversible wool blankets will keep you cosy and you will enjoy them for many years.

Find your new blanket here

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Handmade Edinburgh 10-12 Aug

By lisawato / July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

HANDMADE EDINBURGH

Shop contemporary craft at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

This summer, Scotland’s renowned Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will play host to the third edition of international craft and design fair, Handmade Edinburgh. Taking place from Friday 10 – Sunday 12 August, the event is a unique addition to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

HANDMADE EDINBURGH Shop contemporary craft at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

I’m thrilled to be part of this show again

I’m really looking forward to being part of Handmade Edinburgh again. Find me and my authentically British quilts, cushions & more for your home, including my NEW BIG Fair Isle reversible wool blankets on Stand A25. See you there x

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Here comes the summer…

By lisawato / July 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Here comes the summer…

Hurrah for sunshine and the summer.

And if the weather does throw us a curve ball, a cosy quilt or blanket is ideal to have at hand to combat any chills during The Great British Summer.

By Lisa Watson makes&sells authentically British, Handmade and truly unique originals. Lisa’s full collection of quilts, cushions & more can be viewed online or call Lisa on 07719359864 to discuss your bespoke commission.

Here’s to the summer, whatever the weather. Onward… x

 

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Heatons Arts Trail 7&8 July 2018 11am-5pm

By lisawato / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Heatons Arts Trail is an annual Open Studio event promoting artists and makers in the four Heatons in Stockport, Cheshire and surrounding area and this year By Lisa Watson is thrilled to be part of this event. Find me at Belmont House exhibiting alongside my fellow artists on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July from 11am to 5pm. Refreshments (cake!) and live music are also on offer throughout the weekend.

See you there x

 

 

Do visit my What’s On page to find out what else is coming up at By Lisa Watson

 

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Summer Arts Market in Liverpool on 2nd June – See you there

By lisawato / May 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
Summer Arts Market held in Anglican Liverpool Cathedral

A definite date for the diary-see you there x

I’m so excited to be part of the summer arts market run by Open Culture at Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday 2nd June from 10am to 6pm. Hope you can make it?

 

 

Find out what else is coming up by visiting my By Lisa Watson What’s On page

See you soon x

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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

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