Abigail Sheridan de Graaff is a Handi Quilter Educator and Professional Longarm Quilter. From her quilting studio in Shipston-on-Stour in Warwickshire Abigail uses a Handi Quilter Amara 20" longarm machine with the computerised Pro-Stitcher system to complete her own a...

20 Aug 2019

We were delighted to hear from Lynda Jackson, co-ordinator of the World Quilt Show entries from the United Kingdom, that quilters from the United Kingdom were among the winners at the 2019 Mancuso World Quilt Show.

Congratulations to all the award winners.

Carole Wood f...

23 Mar 2019

When we're demonstrating at shows visitors often comment that our machines must be for professional quilters. Well, sometimes they are bought by professional quilters, or by those who aspire to be professionals, but in fact the great majority are purchased by customers...

3 Nov 2018

Welcoming our first students to the Pinhole Quilting Showroom in October felt like a significant moment in our PInhole Quilting journey.

With the assistance of Handi Quilter Educator Abigail Sheridan de Graaff we held Foundation, Intermediate and Design Workshops at our...

3 Nov 2018

July 2018 was a busy time. We moved into our new Showroom! 

From a bare shell we fitted it out in two weeks and were ready for our first customers. 

 Of course we needed nice comfy furniture so we can sit down with customers over a cup of tea or coffee.

After all the fur...

21 May 2018

Quilting is my super-power but like every superhero I have a constant companion!

Everybody needs a super power right?

 Well, quilting is mine...but I have a confession to make...I have a little help!  

I’m just finishing off my third book which will be published by Pavi...

24 Mar 2018

Our First UK Longarm Quilt Academy was designed for longarm quilters to enhance and increase their machine quilting skills, to be inspired by top teachers and to meet kindred spirits to enhance the community of quilters who use longarm machines.  Quilters from novices...

24 Mar 2018

Rent out a Longarm Quilting Machine at Threads of Minehead

5 Dec 2017

Our first International Quilt Teacher Workshops were held at Worcestershire Wildlife Trust Conference Centre at the end of November 2017. We had four fabulous days of teaching by Laurie Tigner, Handi Quilter Ambassador. 

It all began with two days of Feathers - the...

3 Oct 2017

Our goal for our Pinhole Quilting workshops is to find excellent teachers from around the world and the UK that enable you to reach your creative potential.

When Handi Quilter Ambassador Laurie Tigner said she would love to come over to the UK and be our first Internat...