We were fantastically honoured to receive a visit from one of our favourite designers - in person! Krista Hennebury of PoppyPrint, no less, squeezed a whole afternoon into her tight UK tour schedule to join us here at Oakshott.
Krista, whose home is Vancouver, Canada, is an acclaimed exponent of the Modern Quilt Movement. She teaches far and wide across Canada, Alaska, Scandinavia and Europe and on this trip was taking in quilt groups from Edinburgh to London. Amongst other specialisms, Krista shares her Improv Under the Influence piecing technique, made famous by her award-winning Chess on the Steps Quilt... which just happens to feature Oakshott cottons.
These fabrics give the quilt a luminescence that flat cottons just can't replicate, says Krista.