Category Archives: Bert Quilts

QFO – Nearly Done and Binding lesson


After barely any sewing in the last year i am on a mission to finish projects to make room for other ones. Last month the beautiful hexagon quilt-for-others quilt was returned for binding. Today I’ve put the binding on the … Continue reading

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QFO – Back in the sewing room again…


After several very busy months I have made it back to the sewing room for a bit of fun… I won a pack of 5″ squares in a raffle which are nit a colour or style I would choose myself … Continue reading

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TM5 – Watch this…tent maker teaser


http://youtu.be/cD9qNogLpgk For those who have been waiting for some more tent maker panel info, here’s a start…more coming soon. You’ll have to watch it to know what I mean ;-). Bert PS: If the earlier version is not working for … Continue reading

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TM4 – wheels on the bus


Today’s trip home on the bus was for stitching my tentmaker panel as i have run out of scraps for my hexagons. What was curious about the journey was that as 3 teenage boys sat chattering about skating and football … Continue reading

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TM2 – Progress


My ‘tent’ has become a bus project because it fits in my bag easily. Today’s progress: 1 hour trip and 1 more piece added. I think I need to take Hany’s (one of the teachers who visited feom Cairo) advice … Continue reading

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TM1 – Learning from Tentmakers of Cairo


Lucky me got to learn from the tent makers of Cairo this week! Here’s the start of my block. More pics and info coming but check out Jenny Bowker’s Flickr page until then. Bert

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PP6 – How to Get Ready to Quilt


Here’s a little video (watch for the dog at the end) and a matching list of all the things I do before I start quilting – would you add anything else to your preparations?  When I got ready to quilt PP … Continue reading

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