Easy Quilted Christmas Tree

It’s a little late for this Christmas, but I love this easy quilted Christmas tree idea. They are no sew, so involve hardly any time and would be a great Mum and daughter activity. It’s not really quilting, but a great way to get a younger child excited about using fabric. This easy DIY project …read more….

Christmas Swaps

Over the years I have participated in a few Christmas swaps and the most rewarding and fun were Christmas Ornie swaps. What are Ornie’s? I hear you ask. Ornies is the name given to handmade ornaments for decoration. They are very popular in Primitive Crafts and it was with a Prim Group on the internet …read more….

It’s Christmas! Free Christmas table runner quilt pattern

As the festive season takes hold, we would like to share with you a free table runner pattern designed just for Quilting Focus.   This Christmas themed table runner is modern, easy and totally Christmassy and will look great as the centre piece of any table spread, whether it be a traditional roast dinner, an outdoor …read more….

Christmas Gifts for Quilters Part 2

You asked for it, so we’re back with another collection of Christmas gifts for quilters and sewers – and anyone else deserving of your hand-made loveliness!  It seems we are not the only ones who recognise the thoughtfulness and care of a handmade gift.  We had so many positive comments about our last collection of …read more….

Christmas Gifts for Quilters

Do you want me to tell you how many days it is till Christmas?  I won’t, because it makes me cringe, so I’m sure it does the same to you!  Yes, Christmas is coming, and with it, the season of gift giving and receiving.  Are you swapping Christmas gifts with your stitching group?  Do you …read more….

Free Christmas Quilt Patterns

In twelve days time it will be November and that certainly is the start of the countdown to Christmas.  I love Christmas and all the wonderful decorations, the sparkly ornaments and the peace and happiness that tends to invade shops and just people generally.  A few years ago I vowed I would make one Christmas …read more….

Scandinavian Christmas quilting project from A patchwork Quilt

Today is the shortest day of the year so I was thinking of those who celebrate Christmas amid snow and ice and cold. What better time to start a new Christmas quilting project so that it could be ready for our Christmas in the summer! Scandinavian Christmas by Lynette Anderson is a kit made up of …read more….

Star stacked Christmas tree from The Quilt Shop

  Create this STAR STACKED CHRISTMAS TREE in time for your own Christmas decorations or perhaps as a lovely, creative gift for a special friend. The Quilt Shop has the pattern and kit and each lovely wee Christmas tree stands either 10″ (26cm) approx: or 14″ (36cm) approx: high – depends if you add a …read more….

Feathered Christmas tree wallhanging kit by Fabric by Three

Using Fabric by Three’s unique hand dyed fabrics this Feathered Christmas tree kitset comes complete with the pattern and all the fabric.  And get this!  all the curved pieces for the tree are already pre-cut and backed with Thermo-fix (a fusible webbing) all ready to just iron-on and sew! No excuses – you will still …read more….

Personalised applique christmas stockings from Kids Quilts

                        What child wouldn’t love to wake up on Christmas morning to find their own personalised Christmas stocking full of presents.  Kids Quilts has designed several applique christmas stockings that you can personalise with your child’s name and favourite image. The Christmas stocking is …read more….