mandy munroe

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Free Bluebird Block Tutorial

This is a fun block that comes together really quickly. The birds can be made in any colour of course but I’ve made these with Spring in mind to cheer … Continue reading

January 18, 2021 · 2 Comments

A Year of Quilts 2020

Well what a year that was! It started off well enough. I had a regular slot with British Patchwork and Quilting (BPQ) magazine, plenty of teaching planned, shows and fairs … Continue reading

January 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Nasca lines – Peru

A few years ago I was lucky enough to have a touring holiday to Peru. I’d heard about the Nasca lines and made them a priority to visit but hadn’t … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Star Flower Quilt

My friend Beth Studley offered me the opportunity to work with her brand new fabric collection, Reef. Such a vibrant array of richly coloured prints inspired by corals, reeds and … Continue reading

October 19, 2020 · 3 Comments

Herman Revisited

With an interruption in the supply of new prints this year I dug into my stash and pulled together all my original Cotton + Steel and Ruby Star Society fabrics. … Continue reading

September 30, 2020 · 3 Comments

Spectrum Quilt

The magazines are back! British Patchwork and Quilting magazine September issue has just gone on sale, woohoo! The first since lockdown! I originally designed this quilt for the June issue … Continue reading

September 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Shutter Quilt Tutorial

In 2014 I was invited to design a quilt for Timeless Treasures in NYC and write a tutorial for their blog. It was a huge honour and I got to … Continue reading

June 22, 2020 · 2 Comments

Another Finish and “How to eek out a border to fit” tutorial

After another rummage I pulled out this 🙂 The blocks were fussy cut, animal themed samples from some family workshops at Godinton House a few years ago.Nine hexie wreaths already … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dresden Flower Quilt

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll have seen these blocks over the years. They have travelled with me on holidays and trips when I knew I would need some … Continue reading

May 29, 2020 · 2 Comments

Trixie Log Cabin Quilt

This project has been on hold for ages while I work on commitments for magazines. The stack of gorgeous fabrics have been winking at me from the corner of the … Continue reading

April 17, 2020 · 5 Comments