Category Archive: Quilting

Janome announces new Artistic Edge Cutter

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Janome, the Japanese sewing machine manufacturer, have announced the new Artistic Edge 12. The Artistic Edge is a cutting machine which can be used on various different materials, such as paper, vinyl and… Continue reading

Aurifil release The Zingy Collection by Sheena J. Norquay

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Sheena Norquay is a UK based quilter, who also teaches quilting workshops in the UK and abroad. She’s already collaborated on a couple of collections with Aurifil, notably, her Autumn and Seascape collections.… Continue reading

Space quilt shown at International Quilt Festival

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A little while ago we reported about Karen Nyberg, the NASA astronaut who was sewing in space. She called for help to make a quilt, asking people to make their own space themed… Continue reading

Janome announces new Atelier 5 machine

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In a recent newsletter Janome announced the newest sewing machine to be added to their range, the Atelier 5. The Atelier 5 is a versatile machine and there are three optional kits that… Continue reading

Aurifil release new designer collection by Chelsea Andersen

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Aurifil, the thread manufacturer well known for its high quality quilting and sewing threads, is releasing a new collection box put together by designer Chelsea Andersen. Chelsea started her business Pink Fig Design in… Continue reading

Sizzix announces 19 new quilting dies

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Sizzix, the company best known for its die cutting machines such as the Big Shot and Big Shot Pro has announced 19 new dies at the International Quilt Market this weekend. The collection includes… Continue reading

IPC Media to Launch Three New UK Craft Magazines

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British magazine publisher IPC Media will be throwing their hand crafted hats into the ring with three upcoming craft magazines titled Craft, Knitting & Crochet and Classics. IPC Media handicraft content is currently… Continue reading

NASA Astronaut calls on the people of Earth to finish her space themed quilt

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NASA Astronaut Karen Nyberg has created a quilt block during her stay in the International Space Station and is now calling on the quilters of Earth to help her finish it. NASA is known to… Continue reading

Emotional quilt by Lynley Ducker banned from Australian exhibition

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A quilt by Australian crafter Lynley Ducker has been denied exhibition at Canberra Quilters Inc Members’ Exhibition by the Canberra Quilters Guild Committee. The quilt in question has been “banned” from the show for displaying… Continue reading