Friday, 13 May 2022

Malvern Quilts UK Show 2022 - Fabadashery Longarm Quilting Customer Quilts

Porcelain Petals Medallion Quilt made by Alyson Wells,
custom quilted by Frances Meredith at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Yesterday, I had a wonderful day at the Quilts UK Malvern Quilt Show organised by Grosvenor Shows.  I spent most of the day chatting to friends and customers who I know, but couldn't wait to see the competition quilts on display in the marquee at the back of the Hall. Amongst the competition quilts were some quilts I had help to finish for my customers, some of which had been waiting since 2020 to be displayed.  Firstly, this gorgeous red, white and blue medallion quilt made by Alyson, which won a  Judges Merit rosette, you can see more details in an earlier blog post.  Below you can see the other quilts by Eirwen, Christine Porter and Carol Allen.

William Morris Applique Quilt, made by Eirwen Evans custom quilted by Frances Meredith at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
William Morris Applique Quilt, made by Eirwen Evans
custom quilted by Frances Meredith at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting


Quilt by Christine Porter digitally quilted by Frances Meredith at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Quilt by Christine Porter
digitally quilted by Frances Meredith at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting


Route 66 Quilt made by CaroleAllen, digitally quilted by Frances Meredith at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Route 66 Quilt made by CaroleAllen,
digitally quilted by Frances Meredith at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting


Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Valerie's Purple Harebell Wall Hanging - Custom quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting

Valerie's Purple Hare Wall Hanging - Custom quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Valerie's Purple Hare Wall Hanging
Custom quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Here is a little custom quilted wall hanging made by Valerie. It is a Monkey Buttons pattern featuring harebells, toadstools and leaping hares.  The multi-coloured strips were an opportunity to use a variety of custom quilt patterns and fills, to add texture.

Valerie's Purple Hare Wall Hanging - Custom quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Valerie's Purple Hare Wall Hanging 
 Custom quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting

Sunday, 8 May 2022

Sheila's Batik Quilt, with Easy Peasy Quilting

'Easy Peasy' Digital Quilting pattern, 
designed by Hermione Agee
You know I love to share a photo of a quilt on the frame, with the sun shining across the quilt, showcasing the amazing work my APQS quilting machine does for me.  Here is today's offering, Sheila's Batik Stars Quilt.  Sheila has dipped into her batik stash of this one, using the colours from the border for the stars and a subtle range of neutral batiks for the background.

Sheila's Batik Star Quilt
The quilting pattern is 'Easy Peasy' designed by Hermione Agee.  It is quite a small pattern, interlocking, which gives a soft allover texture.

'Easy Peasy' Digital Quilting pattern,  designed by Hermione Agee
'Easy Peasy' Digital Quilting pattern, 
designed by Hermione Agee

Eirwen's Blue and White Quilt, quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting

Eirwen's Blue and White Quilt, quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Eirwen's Blue and White Quilt,
quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting

Here is a beautiful blue and white quilt made by Eirwen. The feature fabric included lots of flowers and we took that for inspiration for the quilting pattern and used a very pale neutral thread - Glide Warm Grey 4 (I use a lot of it ...)

Eirwen's Blue and White Quilt, quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting
Eirwen's Blue and White Quilt,
quilted at Fabadashery Longarm Quilting

The quilting pattern is called 'Moxie' and is designed by Leisha Farmsworth and Patricia Ritter.  One of my favourites and one I like to use on my own quilts.
'Moxie' digital quilting pattern designed by Leisha Farnsworth and Patricia Ritter
'Moxie' digital quilting pattern
designed by Leisha Farnsworth and Patricia Ritter
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Monday, 25 April 2022

Fabadashery Drop-Off dates May 2022, including Malvern Show pick up

I know a lot of my customers are starting to spend more time in the garden at this time of year, so if you have been completing a quilt top over the winter months, now is a great time to get it professionally longarm quilted, whilst you enjoy your garden. Please get in contact to arrange an appointment, email frances@fabadashery.co.uk 

In addition to the days I am available for appointments, I will be attending the Malvern Show on Thursday 12th May and have already made arrangements to pick up quilts there, so if you want to be added to the list let me know.

Wednesday 27th April
Wednesday 4th May
Thursday 5th May
Friday 6th May
Monday 9th May
Thursday 12th May - Malvern Show, pick up
Friday 13th May
Monday 16th May
Tuesday 17th May
Wednesday 18th May
Thursday 19th May
Friday 20th May
Monday 23rd May
Tuesday 24th May
Wednesday 25th May
Thursday 26th May
Friday 27th May
Monday 30th May
Tuesday 31st May

Some Scraps Are Bigger than Others - feature display at the Sandown Park Quilt Show, Thursday 28th - Saturday 30th April 2022

'Referendum Quilt' made by Frances Meredith
Just a reminder that my quilts 'Some Scraps Are Bigger than Others' will be one of the feature displays at the Sandown Park Quilt Show, which is held at the Sandown Exhibition Centre
Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, KT10 9AJ.

The show is open from Thursday to Saturday this week.

Other opportunities to see them this year are listed below

Springfields Quilt Show, Spalding, PE12 6ET
27th - 28th May 2022

Malvern Autumn Quilt Festival, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, WR13 6NW
21st-23rd October 2022

Friday, 15 April 2022

Sue's Geometric Baby Quilt with Blooms Quilting Pattern

 

Sue's Geometric Baby Quilt with Blooms Quilting Pattern
Sue's Geometric Baby Quilt with Blooms Quilting Pattern
Sue brought me this quilt which she had made for a family member. I should have taken a photo of the backing fabric which was a lovely floral fabric and ended up being the inspiration for the floral quilting pattern on the front. Initially, we were unsure of how to mix the modern and floral, but the quilting pattern, Blooms designed by Anne Bright, worked wonderfully. 

Sue's Geometric Baby Quilt with Blooms Quilting Pattern
Sue's Geometric Baby Quilt with Blooms Quilting Pattern
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'Blooms' designed by Anne Bright