I was in Tisbury in Wiltshire last weekend at the Compton Marbling Autumn Fair. I overused the C-word (Cute, not Christmas, or any other C-word!) rather excessively throughout, but you will agree if you know the area & from the pics it is all rather sweet
As always I made some new friends and learnt amongst other things that Mokadore is the olde English name for a handkerchief. Cute!
Later in the week I’m off to the borders for a photoshoot at Drumcrieff House. More to follow shortly…Enjoy your week x
#WOW I was thrilled to be chosen as one of this week’s winners by Jacqueline Gold who is chief executive of Ann Summers and Knickerbox and is renowned for managing a company run by women, for women. Thank you Jacqueline.
I am pleased to have my quilts& endorsed by such a dynamic businesswoman and to receive such positive feedback from my customers. Here’s What my customers say!
From Suzanne – My lovely fella brought me a summer quilt for my birthday (he had heard me mention how lovely they looked). The quality is just superb and an excellent weight, looks perfect on the bed and feels great at night over the duvet. The craftsmanship and love that go into making the quilts is just wonderful, will treasure the quilt forever. (The lovely drawstring cotton bag it arrives in is a beautiful touch too).
From Dai-An Craig After a summer holiday in Harris and Lewis, I was inspired to buy a Harris Tweed throw for my bed. I was looking for something that was functional with excellent quality, but also a little quirky and with a ‘designer edge’. Lisa’s quilts ticked all the boxes.
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. Don’t normally treat myself to such an opulent gift, but it is worth every penny for the comfort, style and craftsmanship. This as a quilt that will be well used, cherished and passed on through the family.
The customer experience was great. Excellent website, easy online purchase, fast delivery and the quilt came packed in a handmade cover with drawstring – which is a nice touch.
Until next time x
We are officially in autumn now that October is here…Right? Personally I love the leaves turning, the brisk mornings and warm sunny days at this time of year. Of course, this is an ideal version of the marvelously problematic British weather which like many Mancunians I can be ever so slightly obsessive about (the weather&Manchester!). However, quilts come into their own in autumn and as well as brightening up a room with a colour pop of colour on the back of the sofa, or as a eye catching runner at the end of a bed, now you can start using them too!
My 100% Made in Britain quilts are stitched to last with iconic Harris Tweed and sumptuous velvet, trimmed in quintessential British prints. My quilts are heirlooms to pass on and as they are stitched in limited numbers they are also truly unique. Click to see my full quilts(cushions&more!) collection
With cosy – hygge autumnal days cuddling up in a quilt in mind, I am taking my quilts (cushions&more!) to several fairs in the forthcoming months. Check out my What’s On at Quilt Towers page for more details.
I have been busy stitching fulfilling orders;
A commissioned cot quilt which includes fabric from a bridesmaid dress (So sweet,the bridesmaid is sending this quilt as a gift to the bride who is expecting a baby girl) is being sent to Surrey (¬ New Zealand where my client is currently residing).
What’s next week going to hold? Hope it’s a good one x
And now for something completely different…from Quilts (or not)
Here’s a sneak peek of some of the pictures&drawings from my forthcoming exhibition at my local M21 gallery; Arison
Back in the Day is an exhibition recalling people&places…
These drawings and paintings inspire and are a starting point for my quilt designs.
The exhibition opens on Tuesday 29th September and runs through until Saturday 18th October. If you are in the vicinity do pop into Arisons for a look see x