Spotlight on Karin Hellaby

This week we have been having a natter with leading quilt expert Karin Hellaby. Karin’s teaching has taken her all over Europe and beyond. She is a regular teacher at ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Lanzarote

Host’s report by Fran Keene, Liz Farrar and Judy Petran: The weather was cooler than last year (it rained twice) and it was quite amazing to watch the landscape turn ...

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Q&A with Louise Kelly

Louise, welcome to the Stitchtopia family! We are very excited to have you on board and to have you leading our Stitch and Quilt holiday to County Donegal in September. ...

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News from the Bridge Room in the Algarve

Host’s report by Rob Richardson: The Holiday Inn, Algarve is a small friendly hotel about 45 min transfer from Faro Airport. The entire holiday, apart from one day, was blessed ...

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Spotlight on Janice Gunner

Our leading quilting expert Janice Gunner speaks to us about her love for Japanese and African fabrics, how she feels lost without her much loved sewing bag and how she ...

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Philippa Naylor Q&A

Philippa Naylor is an award winning quilter and textile artist. She combines her technical expertise and designer training to produce intricately pieced, applique or whole-cloth quilts which are heavily machine ...

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Crafty New Year Resolutions

With the New Year approaching here at Stitchtopia HQ we have decided to make a resolution that is easy to keep; to be more ‘crafty’! Our experts have had the ...

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Mandy Shaw Q&A

This week we have been speaking to the fantastic UK textile designer and quilting tutor, Mandy Shaw on how she fell head over heels in love with quilting, her plans ...

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News From the Bridge Room in Madeira

Host report by Barry & Maggie Watts Have some madeira, m’dear You really have nothing to fear I’m not trying to tempt you, that wouldn’t be right You shouldn’t drink ...

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