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

Beautiful Baby Liberty Quilt

Anna from the office has made this Beautiful Liberty Baby Quilt for her new nephew.  It uses the tricky looking, but really easy, technique of half square triangles to make the pinwheels which is then repeated across the whole quilt.  I asked Anna about the project. “I’ve become even more addicted to sewing over the … Read more

Liberty Butterfly Notre-Dame Quilt

Suzanne Campion, one of our most favourite of customers has made this Liberty Butterfly Notre-Dame Quilt using lots of the exclusive fabrics from my recent collection.  It showcases the fabric in the collection so beautifully.  I’ve got several projects to share with you over the next few weeks which is really exciting.  Let’s sew our … Read more

Alice Caroline Quilt BOMs 2021

Alice Caroline Quilt BOMs 2021 – The Flower Garden Quilt and The Chocolate Box Quilt  I am delighted to launch our two brand new Quilt Blocks of the Month made using beautiful Liberty fabric.  ‘The Flower Garden Quilt BOM’ and the ‘Chocolate Box Quilt BOM’ are now available to buy here.  Flower Garden Quilt – English Paper … Read more

Mustard & Grey Liberty Quilt

One of our lovely customers June Clark has made this beautiful Mustard & Grey Liberty Quilt.  She’s given us permission to show you some of her quilting which is super exciting.  It’s all hand pieced and there are 1,600 two inch squares.  It’s so beautiful and has a vintage Liberty fabric hidden inside the piecing … Read more