myBearpaw Blog by Jo Avery

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

Crockery Cupboard Quilt

Following on from yesterday’s Conkers Quilt unveiling, here is my second pattern for our first The Thread House release – The Crockery Cupboard Quilt! Eagle eyed readers will recognise the bowl motifs from an earlier version, my Dishes Quilt which featured in Today’s Quilter last year. I loved making those bowls so much that it got me thinking

Conkers Quilt

Many of my loyal readers will have heard me talk about The Thread House. This is the new quilt retreat and pattern venture I started earlier in the year along with my two partners Karen Lewis and Lynne Goldsworthy. Well it’s nearly time for us to release our first patterns! The launch is scheduled for

Scraptastic Applique!

A few weeks ago we announced the workshops for our Thread House Retreat in January. The retreat sold out after just 6 days! Karen, Lynne and I are teaching two workshops each (the most popular of which can be repeated) and one of mine is needle-turn applique. So I thought it would be nice to

TTH minus 1!

Just a quick post to let you know that tickets for our Thread House Retreat go on sale tomorrow (Friday) at 2pm!! Check out our website for more info. And here’s a link to our Store where you can buy the tickets and view the different room options. We’re very excited about our first residential

The Thread House

I am very excited to share something myself, Lynne Goldsworthy and Karen Lewis  have been working on over the last few months! This is The Thread House, a new Quilt Retreat and Pattern business which we properly launched last Thursday with our new website. Please take a look around and let me know what you think!  If