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An Interview with Jemima of Tied with a Ribbon

  • Could you please tell us where you call home?
  • How long have you been doing patchwork quilting?
  • Was this the first craft you tried? Did you dabble in another craft first?
  • Who or where did you initially learn the skills of patchwork and quilting from?
  • What made you get into patchwork and quilting?

  • Looking at your Instagram feed is like scrolling through a bright rainbow! Would you say you’re drawn to more bright and bold saturated colours?
  • What is your favourite colour combination?
  • Your design style is quite modern with a nod to traditional quilt blocks re-imagined or reworked, is this how you would also describe your design style?
  • How did you develop your design style? Has it changed a lot from when you first started quilting?
  • What do you think is a key element in a modern patchwork quilt?
  • What do you think takes a quilt design from traditional to modern?
  • Do you have a favourite quilt block?

  • How long have you been crocheting?
  • What drew you to this craft and how did you learn?
  • What sparked the idea of designing quilt patterns with matching crochet patterns?
  • What came first the quilt pattern or the crochet pattern?
  • What was the most challenging thing about converting a quilt pattern to a crochet pattern?
  • Is this the first time you have written crochet patterns? How did you find that experience versus writing a quilt pattern?
  • Do you have a favourite pattern from the book?

Some questions to close with.

  • Teaching patchwork is a big part of your quilting career, what is the most rewarding thing about teaching the skills of patchwork/quilting?
  • What would be your number one piece of advice for someone just starting their journey with patchwork and quilting?
  • What is something you have learnt from someone else that had a big impact on the way you design or create patchwork quilts?
  • I am a strong believer in community over competition. What are your thoughts on the quilting/patchwork community in terms of support and encouragement?
  • How do you think sewing/patchwork/quilting/crochet benefits your life? Does it benefit you mentally, emotionally, physically?
  • What do you love most about patchwork and crochet?
Jemima Flendt - Tied with a Ribbon

Just to let you know friend, that I am an affiliate for Jemima’s New Quilt on the Block course, I will receive a commission if you use the link above and purchase your spot in the course.

New Quilt on the Block online course - Jemima Flendt - Tied with a Ribbon