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Author Archives: The Proof Angel
When I told my friend I was going to see the Sistine Chapel this morning, she said “How are you going to get there in time?” So she has missed Hull Minster’s publicity campaign then. The exhibition, officially licensed by … Continue reading
Some time in the last century, I bought a set of fat quarters. It could have been around 1998. Ever since then, I have been getting them out, deciding I want to do something really nice with them, and putting … Continue reading
This group of pictures from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, is really impressive. These fabulous creations show various techniques for representing people. The quilt of Cinderella and the ugly sisters on the left is … Continue reading
Today’s collection of pictures from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, shows some of the effecs that can be achieved when you use a wide range of colours within a very limited palette. Most quilts … Continue reading
When I am out and about and I see a useful leaf, it is handy to just pop it into my bag, or a pocket. Then, of course, it gets damaged as it gets muddled with other things, or I … Continue reading
I was planning to split this collection of pictures from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, into two posts, one for red and white, and one for blue and white. But when I went through … Continue reading
If you are knitting a hat starting from the top of the crown, or a sock starting from the toe, this might help. The stitches for both sides are cast on at the same time, so there is no seam … Continue reading
This fabulous clip from Tonight in 1964 needs no explanation.
Today’s selection of pictures from the Festival of Quilts 2019 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, is a collection of minature quilts. To enter this class, quilts must be no more than 30cms on the longest side. In a photo … Continue reading