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4 Jul 2020

In this new 'virtual' world we're increasingly using our You Tube Channel.  We can demonstrate how to use specific tools, discuss techniques for quilting and provide an overview of the Handi Quilter machines that we have. Plus we have created a number of playlists wher...

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...

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...

24 Sep 2017

Golden Threads

Golden Threads paper is a fine transparent vellum. It is a very useful product for transferring designs to your quilt.

There are a number of options for how you use it:

(1) Trace your design onto the Golden Threads paper and sew directly through it. It is...

17 Aug 2017

Festival of Quilts - it's all about quilts, quilting, quilt fabrics, quilt machines, tools, techniques, accessories. It's a mecca for quilting and we love it. It brings people from all over Europe and the rest of the world to...Birmingham. It's my home town so I'm even...