Hello. Thank you for taking the time to browse around Cowslip Designs.
I'll just take a moment to tell you a little about myself and how Cowslip Designs came about.
I've had an interest in textiles from an early age, and my earliest memory is making a little apron at school embellished with smocking and embroidery. Having dabbled at many crafts over the years, it was not until 1999 that I was bitten by the quilting bug. The history of quilt making is fascinating and how it has evolved. Even now as in generations ago, quilts are made and passed down through families.
In 2000, I heard about an organisation in USA called Project Linus, who provided handmade quilts and blankets for sick and traumatised children. On finding there was no branch here in the UK, with guidance from the US organisation, I set up Project Linus UK. After 5 years of recruiting co-ordinators around…
- Joined July 7, 2012