19 Nov 2019

A few years ago I sat down and started sketching blocks for an autumn-themed quilt. My eldest son was about to head...

15 Mar 2019

This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the Quilters Guild of the British Isles. The Guild was established in 1...

5 Jan 2019

This seems slightly self-indulgent of me but, two and a half years and seventy-odd posts in, I was interested in fi...

24 Oct 2018

*Congratulations to our two lovely winners: subscriber Emilie and Instagram follower Elise*

To celebrate the Spellbo...

7 Apr 2018

Just popping in this morning to let you know that there is a problem with the template for Hearth & Home in Issue 3...

16 Mar 2017

Our prompt for #igquiltfest today was books. I love books. Really LOVE them. They've been a life-long passion and,...

7 Mar 2017

Are you taking part in the Instagram Quiltfest? It's been masterminded - and I don't think that's too strong a word...

21 Dec 2016

My Granny had a box of buttons that I used to absolutely LOVE playing with. For hours. This was back in the olden d...

2 Sep 2016

Sometimes things just don't go to plan do they? So, of course, that must also apply when you're designing a quilt....

25 May 2016

Almost a year has gone by since I opening a teeny, tiny little PayHip shop and sold the first copy of my Jolly Brol...

22 Jan 2016

Have you ever joined a sew-a-long?  I'm always keen and have sewn along with Flickr and Instagram groups - bot...

30 Dec 2015

Have you signed up for our seasonal newsletter?  I'll be sending them out four times a year - in February, May, Aug...

10 Jun 2015

Welcome to CakeStand Quilts, my name is Nicola Dodd and it's lovely to meet you. 

I became smitten with quiltin...

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