Category: quilting

Holm Sown: One Scoop or Two? - A Trip Around The World Quilt // front

One Scoop Or Two? – Trip Around The World Quilt

I’ve been busy, busy, busy with my pedal to the metal trying to get the samples for the upcoming sewing classes finished.  My Janome CXL 301 has been a real trooper and is just steaming through whatever it gets given.  I’ve decided to include this Trip Around The World Quilt top as one of the […]

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Holm Sown: Whatever Floats Your Boat Porthole Quilt // reverse applique // Makower Marina Fabric and Kona Delft Blue

Whatever Floats Your Boat Porthole Quilt

Today I’m sharing my latest quilt which I’ve made as a sample for one of our new patchwork and quilting classes.  This is the ‘Whatever Floats Your Boat’ porthole quilt – the blocks are made using the reverse applique technique (or portholes if you are into modern quilting).  My Liberty Porthole Cushion is one of […]

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Sewn at Holm Sown - Disappearing Nine Patch Quilts 6-week patchwork & quilting workshop | Holm Sown

Sewn at Holm Sown: Disappearing Nine Patch Quilts

This is the second year I’ve run a 6-week evening quilting class.  Over the 6 weeks participants will start and finish a quilt which is a such an amazing achievement.  Depending on how big a quilt they chose to make, and how quickly they sew during the classes, they often do a bit of sewing […]

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Holm Sown: Tilda Pinwheel Quilt // four at a time half square triangles // quilt top

Pinwheel Quilt in Tilda Fabric

Rather shockingly I started planning this quilt in May 2013….yes, FOUR YEARS AGO!!!  It had been intended as a wedding gift for somebody but I started to have doubts about whether or not they’d like it, and then for whatever reason it got put away.  Fast forward to last year when I dug it out […]

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Holm Sown: A Speedy Baby Jungle Quilt

A speedy Baby Jungle quilt

I’m often asked in the shop if I stock panels for baby quilts but I’ve found it difficult to source contemporary panels and often suggest to people to try a whole cloth quilt using a fabric they really love.  So when I saw the Baby Jungle range by Makower I new that I had to […]

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Tilda Sweetheart Nine Patch Quilt | Holm Sown

Tilda Sweetheart Nine Patch Quilt

As a follow up to my ‘Home is where the heart is quilt’, I wanted to show just how versatile a deconstructed nine patch quilt can be to inspire you for our new quilting evening class.   You might need to look closer to see that the pattern is the same, but that by using print […]

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Home is where the heart is nine patch quilt | gable end | Holm Sown

Home Is Where The Heart Is Quilt

Happy Wednesday! Can you believe it is November already? I’ve got lots of classes planned for 2017 and the quilt I’m sharing today I’ve made as a sample for one of them (dates will be available soon – promise!). The basis of this quilt is a classic, and very versatile, nine patch block. This is […]

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DGMQG Pieced Pup Bee Block | Holm Sown

DGMQG – Pieced Pup Bee Block

Although I’m only just sharing this now I did have it finished in time for our August Modern Quilt Guild meeting. Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine had just come out with three fantastic foundation paper pieced pup designs – a basset hound, a scottie, and a boxer. The actual paper templates are downloaded from the […]

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DGMQG June Bee Block // Happy Happy // Holm Sown

DGMQG – Happy Happy Bee Block

Earlier in the year myself and Katie (from Verily Vintage) set up a local branch of the Modern Quilt Guild – Dumfries & Galloway MQG.  We meet monthly and as part of it we take turns in nominating a block that the others in the group have to make for us and bring to the […]

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