CULTURE

Popping up at #CNL14!

I am delighted to announce that this year The Patchwork Quill will be participating in Culture Night Lisburn!Culture Night is now only one week away, and on the night the PQ is hosting a pop-up, celebrating culture, crafting and creativity, in the R-Space Gallery between 6.30 and 8.30pm.
 

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CULTURE

Unmasking Lisburn’s potential…

Last weekend, Sat 7 March, I had the pleasure of seeing my home city of Lisburn come to life with colour and creativity. A one-off event - the Music Masquerade - brought street theatre, arts workshops, superheroes, princesses and live music to every corner of the city. There was a samba workshop, pop art classes… Continue reading Unmasking Lisburn’s potential…

CRAFTING, CREATIVITY, CULTURE

Popping up at #CNL14!

I am delighted to announce that this year The Patchwork Quill will be participating in Culture Night Lisburn! Culture Night is now only one week away, and on the night the PQ is hosting a pop-up, celebrating culture, crafting and creativity, in the R-Space Gallery between 6.30 and 8.30pm. Culture My other half and super-talented… Continue reading Popping up at #CNL14!

Visiting Hours

Visiting Hours: Common Threads

Last Tuesday myself and a friend popped along to Common Threads for the first time. This laid-back little crafting circle has been meeting in the spacious function room of Common Grounds cafe every Tuesday for the past two or three years. Funnily enough, I discovered the group during a brainstorming session to come up with a name… Continue reading Visiting Hours: Common Threads

visiting hours

Visiting Hours: Common Threads

Last Tuesday myself and a friend popped along to Common Threads for the first time. This laid-back little crafting circle has been meeting in the spacious function room of Common Grounds cafe every Tuesday for the past two or three years.
 

Monday Makes

Monday Makes: We’re jammin’ – upcycling jars!

Yep. Aware it's technically Tuesday now. May have to look at the name of this post.... or get my act together. One of the two. Anyhoo! I wanted to do a 'Monday' Makes that didn't involve sewing; variety being the spice of life and all that. So I homed in on my obsession with jars.… Continue reading Monday Makes: We’re jammin’ – upcycling jars!

Monday Makes

Monday Makes: We’re jammin’ – upcycling jars!

I wanted to do a Monday Makes that had nothing to do with sewing - so I homed in on my obsession with jars. I collect 'em.
 

CRAFTING

Creating space

Well, it's taken me five months and it's still a work in progress, but I'm delighted to announce I am the proud owner of A Sewing And Crafting Room! (it's not quite ready for the lofty title of 'Studio' just yet). Andy and I moved in to our lovely house back in May. His Man… Continue reading Creating space