Tuesday, 22 March 2011

The Cotton Patch on the BBC News

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We weren't sure if it was really going to happen or not, but it did! We were asked by the BBC to comment on the increase in cotton prices and the effects on our business. We did an interview at the Cotton Patch Studio and Shop for the 6 O'clock News on the BBC which was aired on the 22nd March 2011.
It featured Liz Holpin from the Cotton Patch using the Handi Quilter Avante 18 and a short interview on the effects of increased cotton prices on the business as well as a Bloomberg Cotton prices graph traced using the laser light onto a quilt using the Handi Quilter Avante 18!

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2 comments:

Susan said...

I saw you on the news last night - great ad for quilting!

BizzieLizzie said...

It was great that they included the bit with using the Handi Quilter and it was great fun doing the Bloomberg graph.

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The Cotton Patch is a family run patchwork and quilting business which was started by Jean Sewell in 1990. The shop is situated in Hall Green, Birmingham and expanded in 1999 to include the shop next door. Originally offering Mail Order catalogues, The Cotton Patch established one of the first patchwork and quilting websites in the UK. The Cotton Patch continues to be a premier supplier of patchwork and quilting fabrics, tools and notions and supplies customers throughout the UK and the world.