myBearpaw Blog by Jo Avery

Stitch Gathering 2017 workshops and news round up!

Our workshops for this year’s Stitch Gathering Retreat have just been announced and I thought I would share my two new class samples with you. As you can see from the mosaic above there is a fabulous selection of classes on offer this year from our new guest tutors, Mandy Munroe, Lucy Brennan and Sarah

FOQ ticket giveaway winners!

The winners are… number 10 Beatrice25 May 2017 at 06:36 Hello, love the small bags! Would love to win a ticket to the Festival of Quilts. Last time I went was 3 or 4 years ago. Haven’t used up al the fabric I bought there, though! and number 12 SewLittleToSay26 May 2017 at 17:52 I’d

Festival of Quilts ticket GIVEAWAY!

As a teacher at this year’s Festival of Quilts I’ve been given some free tickets. I’ve given two away on Instagram and now it’s time to give two away over here, to all my dear blog readers! Read on to find out how to win one of these tickets. But first let’s find out about

Stitch Gathering 2016 GOODY BAG GIVEAWAY!!

Yes it’s that time again! I have kept aside two of the amazing goody bags from this year’s event to giveaway! You can enter one giveaway here on the blog and the other on Instagram! But let’s take a closer look at what you will be winning… 1. From Immediate Media we have a copy

The Thread House Pattern Giveaway RESULTS!

  CONGRATULATIONS to the person behind comment number 14! It’s Amy Crafty Shenanigans! Amy’s Crafty Shenanigans1 September 2016 at 22:45 Cube quilt is stunning and the crockery is very fun!!!! ReplyDelete Amy has won my The Thread House pattern giveaway and wins a copy of both of my patterns! Phew so pleased she said she

The Thread House Pattern Launch and GIVEAWAY!!

Our The Thread House patterns are now ready to purchase! You can check them all out here. Right get ready for some serious quilting eye candy… We are so pleased with our first six patterns! We hope you like them too. At present you can only buy them as a download but paper patterns will

Giveaway Winner!

Thanks so much to everyone who joined in my Color Brigade Bundle giveaway! The winner is…. Number 67 – Catherine! Congratulations Catherine, I will email you separately! Commiserations everyone else 🙁  But maybe you won the Instagram bundle? Better go and check!!

Color Brigade Bundle GIVEAWAY!!

I mentioned earlier in the week that I would be hosting a little giveaway this weekend (just made it phew!). I have some Color Brigade fabric left over from making my New York Beauty quilt, enough for two Fat Eighth Bundles with twelve fabrics each. I thought it would be nice to share these with