following our move into the city centre we decided to start stocking fabrics. I saw a few reps then in walked Andrew Heaton from the fabulous family firm Lewis and Irene and that was it we have been stocking Lewis and Irene fabrics ever since.
I just love the fabric and I love the story behind each fabric collection. The fabric is all 100% cotton and each collection contains 15 different fabrics which all work with each other. If that's not enough for you they do blenders as well called Bumbleberries.
I've recently completed a fusion quilt using Lewis and Irene a Walk in the Glen fabrics and must admit I'm slightly addicted to this combination of sewing and crochet. If you don't know what a fusion quilt is basically you sew two squares of fabric together with a piece of wadding in the middle. You then blanket stitch around the edge and then crochet into the blanket stitch. I used the Fanny Lu Designs tutorial online you can find it here.
Prior to that I'd made a lap quilt using the Lewis and Irene Manor House collection.
Now don't get me wrong Lewis and Irene fabric is not just for quilting it can be used for dress making, homewares, bag making and a whole host of projects. If your looking for fabric Lewis and Irene really is good quality and is certainly worth using and I'm not that into sewing and I've used it twice.
Wool n Stuff Ltd is proud to be a UK stockist of Lewis and Irene fabrics you can browse the collection here or call into our shop at 12 Cross Square, Wakefield, WF1 1PH to browse in person.