English Paper Piecing Top Tips For Beginners

English Paper Piecing Top Tips

We love English paper piecing here at Alice Caroline. It’s a lovely hand-sewing technique that is incredibly addictive! Here are our top tips for English paper piecing: Get comfortableBefore starting EPP, find a really comfortable sewing position. Posture is incredibly important when you are sitting and hand-sewing for hours. Time seems to stand still when … Read more

Transatlantic Love & Kisses Quilt

This Transatlantic Love & Kisses Quilt has been made by an army of quilters for our Quilt SOS project. This quilt was coordinated by Suzanne Campion (in the UK) and Leisa White (in the US) and recently gifted to the charity GARAS (Gloucestershire Association for Refugee & Asylum Seekers) and this quilt was so well … Read more

Quilt SOS Final Destination

Quilt SOS

The Quilt SOS Final Destination. Over the last year we have collected over 30 quilts – made by our lovely, kind hearted customers. Each of these quilts has been lovingly made to gift to our charity this year – GARAS. On Thursday last week in the ice and snow, we delivered the quilts to GARAS … Read more

A Liberty Quilt SOS Story

Quilt SOS Liberty Quilt

A Liberty Quilt SOS Story – Our Quilt SOS project is one of the loveliest projects that we coordinate at Alice Caroline. It brings our quilting community together in so many ways. We have been blown away yet again by the quilts that have been made and sent in to the studio. This is a … Read more

Liberty Snowflake Quilt

Dawn has made this beautiful Liberty Snowflake Quilt using lots of her old scraps of Liberty Tana Lawn fabrics. This uses one of our patterns (Snowflake Quilt) that combines the techniques of English Paper Piecing and Appliqué. The pattern needs a bit of tweaking so if you are interested in making one please follow us … Read more

Lucy’s Liberty Christmas Jumper

Lucy’s Liberty Christmas Jumper is a lovely appliqué project that can be made in a couple of hours. Lucy tells us about her up-cycle project below. “This year instead of going out and buying myself a new Christmas jumper I decided to get stuck into a bit of festive up-cycling. I have had a sweater … Read more

Liberty Christmas Stocking & Decorations

Ruth from the studio has made these Liberty Christmas Stocking & Decorations. They are all made using a 2.5″ Christmas Charm pack showcasing how much you can make with one set of pretty Christmas Liberty fabrics. Ruth’s written a brief set of instructions for the Christmas stocking. You still have time to make one to … Read more

Handmade Liberty Tana Lawn Christmas Trees

Ellie has made these adorable Handmade Liberty Tana Lawn Christmas Trees using a selection of her favourite Liberty prints. These are so fun and a lovely addition to any Christmas decoration. A lovely easy Christmas sewing project in the run up to Christmas. Ellie tells us about her project. “I saw these adorable Christmas trees … Read more

Super Sweet Liberty Bear Collars

Ruth from the studio has made these Super Sweet Liberty Bear Collars for her daughters teddies. Using a really small piece of Liberty fabric, these collars and ties add a beautiful touch to a loved toy. Ruth tells us about her project below. “I was at my niece’s house one day when I noticed a … Read more