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Welsh Flannel Quilt

A new use for handwoven Welsh cloth - pieced Welsh flannel and quilted in the traditional way.

Welsh Flannel Quilt

September 23, 2016

All in a Spin Welsh flannel quilt

Autumn is the season when I have a little time on my hands to indulge in a craft course or two to broaden my horizons and just take time out from the hectic pace of life running a business.  Two weekends ago I spent a lovely couple of days at the National Wool Museum in Drefach Felindre, West Wales, learning how to make a traditional Welsh pieced quilt, along with how to do some hand stitching using patterns which go back centuries.  The course was run by Make It in Wales  http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk.  I have now finished the piece, which measures 80cms across and when my new studio is finished it will adorn one of the walls as a display item.  I’m already thinking about weaving more woollen fabric with the Clun Forest yarn that I had processed earlier this year and any samples I make will surely find their way into future quilts!