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Great British Quilter Podcast

Dec 18, 2020

In this episode, host Sarah Ashford meets textile artist Ruth Singer. Ruth talks about her journey into textiles and quilting, some of her many wonderful exhibitions, quilts and embroidery. Finally, Ruth ends with two top tips for creating textiles with meaning.

Nov 20, 2020

In this episode, host Sarah Ashford chats with Laura Cunningham of Sweet Cinnamon Roses. Laura talks about how she got the quilting bug when her husband bought her a sewing machine when her daughter was born. From then Laura went on to teach herself all she could about sewing, and now designs beautiful patterns, that...

Oct 10, 2020

For this episode, I had the opportunity to speak to Fenella Dawney from the company Artichoke, about the the book Women Making History, Processions, The Banners, which has just recently been published.

On Sunday 10th June 2018, tens of thousands of women, wearing scarves of green, white and violet took to the streets...

Sep 12, 2020

In this episode Sarah chats with Leisa-Morris White, owner of Morris Textiles, a US based fabric company specialising in British fabrics including Liberty Tana Lawns and quilting cottons, William Morris prints, Oakshott fabrics and collections from other British Contemporary designers.  

They discuss setting up a...

Aug 1, 2020

Sarah Ashford is back with Series 2 of the Great British Quilter Podcast. 

In this episode, Sarah talks to historical novelist and quilter Tracy Chevalier all about writing, quilting and her latest novel, A Single Thread.  

Finally, Tracy shares two top tips with the listeners relating to creativity and quilting....