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Meet Valerie Nesbitt

In December 2018's Quilt Now Magazine Quilt Now,  sat down with quilting icon  and You Tube sensation Valerie Nesbitt to discover more about her five decades of quilting and (More)



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Dear Diary

In this month's Quilt Now magazine, Dear Diary is contemplating heading of to a retreat to find time for her own sewing. She seems pretty taken with some of ours... (More)



12 May 2017

Inspiration at your fingertips

Valerie Nesbitt talks to Elizabeth Betts from Popular Patchwork about her quilting career, from using the first rotary cutters to running an online TV channel (More)


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19th April 2017

Today's Quilter Magazine Fresh Picks Issue 21

In Today's Quilter Magazine they couldn’t agree more with Valerie's sentiment about retreats: “We can all make time for sewing, but sewing with friends is very special. A little me time.”



10th February 2017

Autumn Sewing retreats with

Announcing three new Sewing Retreats for Autumn 2017 brought to you by is proud to announce a line up of three sewing retreats for Autumn 2017. (More)


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One Happy Retreater

Elizabeth Betts of Popular Patchwork magazine was one of the delegates at our recent retreat weekend at the De Vere hotel in Buckinghamshire. Apparently, like many of us, it had been years since she'd found the time to have two days of consecutive sewing for herself and as one of her newly made retreat friends said to her  '... it's a perfect way to spend a weekend in October'

So, for a participants view of one of our retreats, click here to read Elizabeth's article that has been published in December's edition of Popular Patchwork.

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