Mary Menzer says:
Still winning ribbons because it’s made from the best!
Judges Choice ribbon at the AQS show in Padacuh.
Oakshott Fabrics say:
and its thanks to our superlative designers that the fabrics get to look so good. Congratulations Mary! (and by the way fresh stocks of Autumn are arriving in May).
and here is a pick of the be-ribboned Flight Path (click here to go to Mary’s blogspot on the making) or download the booklet we created that contains eight makes with the Autumn Fat Eighths packs
Pop on over to read the story of this Star of Bethlehem block (English paper pieced and using an Oakshott Fat 8th pack) and see more pics from Jo Avery at myBearpaw,
“The tassel was made to match. It was a lovely project to work on, as always the Oakshott was a joy to work with, and I particularly like the ‘tab’ hanging loops. This could easily be adapted to make a cushion or a square mini quilt.”
Alternatively, buy the November 2015 issue of Popular Patchwork in which it features!
Thanks to Ursula Josefs-Kirschbaum for her posting on our Facebook page of her fabulous Indian Summer quilt (or Altweibersommer for you German speakers) using the New Autumn collection.
Let’s hope we get the weather for one!
Have you seen issue 18 of Love Patchwork and Quilting? Look at page 73 for Lynne Goldsworthy’s fresh use of our New Autumn and Lipari collections, inspired by the geometric shapes of Middle Eastern rugs.
If you are inspired to use the pattern then here’s the link to purchase a New Autumn Fat 8ths Pack.
and a Lipari Fat 8ths:
Sometimes you need a little warm colour, sometimes you need a little helpful inspiration; we know you’ll find both in our FREE New Autumn Fat 8th booklet. It’s available to download from the Instant Colour page, on the Oakshott Fabrics shop website, and here if you click on the booklet cover:
There are six great quilts (and one tote) to think about making and seven great blogs to read for inspiration and instruction. Download and enjoy!
Have a look at the New Autumn collection in the Oakshott Fabrics online shop.
Go on, click on the pic and soak up all seven wonderful international creations in Lily’s Quilts New Blog Hop. Look out for the booklet we are producing to show them all together.
We are mega-excited by the prospect of a new bloghop using Oakshott’s New Autumn Fat Eighths Packs that Lily’s Quilts is running:
These colours are so warm and vibrant that they make a mosaic of all the seasons (sorry Stanley*!), which is enough to drive you back to the quilting table to capture all that is best in autumn.
and see more of the large quilt called Autumn Columns produced by Rossie
, again with a tutorial.
*(see Stanley Horowitz’ verse: ‘Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.)