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Welcome to Leslie Edwards blog. I post about my quilting, pattern designs, fabric dyeing, textile art and travels.  Join me and follow my journey.  To keep in touch, why not sign up for my occasional newsletter ->> QuiltFab newsletter

Closeup of Fish and Chips quilt pattern
Get creative with my new FIsh and Chips pattern

A Trio of new Quilt Patterns

My blog has been a bit quiet lately but I haven’t been idle. I have designed three, yes, three new quilt patterns! The first is called Stained Glass. I wanted a pattern that was simple

Kyoto shrine

Journeys in Japan – fun with Indigo and Udon

Up to My Elbows in Indigo! After a fabric filled few days in Tokyo, for something different, we flew to Tokushima on the island of Shikoku to partake in a hands-on indigo dyeing experience. This

Mt Fuji

Journeys in Japan – Tokyo Quilt Festival

As part of my whirlwind of quilt shows this year, I am currently in Japan for the Tokyo Quilt Festival. Glen and I have been using the subway and train to get around the city

The Village draped over the divider

The Village Quilt Pattern released

M y latest quilt design, The Village is now available on the Quilting Fabrications website!   The Village pattern combines paper piecing, traditional piecing and fusible web in a modern take on the row quilt.

Simple Symmetry class

Houston Quilt Show Classes

Classes Galore at the 2014 Houston Quilt Show! When attending the Houston International Quilt Show this year, I signed up for seven classes! This seemed a little extreme but I figured I should take advantage

Visiting the 2014 Houston Quilt Show

International Quilt Festival Houston – the closest quilters can get to a religious experience! Everywhere I travel I am asked if I have been to Houston. Now I can say I have!!! And what a

Desert Dreaming quilt

Desert Dreaming Quilt Pattern now published

M y latest quilt design, Desert Dreaming, has hit the Quilting Fabrications website! Best summed up as, once again seduced by a piece of fabric! When I saw the Australian fabric, Terra Australis by Ella

Snowbirds quilt
Snowbirds is an easy pattern designed for large print fabric

Snowbirds Quilt Pattern now available

A new quilt design has hit the Quilting Fabrications website!   I designed Snowbirds for the large scale print that we fall in love with in the shops, then wonder what we are going to

Happy Dance pattern

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