Saturday, April 14, 2012

Free Postage until Monday 16th

There is free postage until midday Monday (16th) for all Australian orders. Just enter the code April12 to receive the discount.

Use it to buy Sue Daley's beautiful new quilt pattern - Baskets for you,  grab one of the beautiful fabric packs or pick up a bargain in our specials section.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

New Moda Delights

A wonderful selection of pre-cuts has arrived.


 There is the fresh breezy feel of Summer Breeze II (top) and the light but rich Sentiments.

For warmer richer fabrics there is a beautiful, vintage French designs in Petite Odile plus two early  release Christmas ranges.

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 To get a head start on Christmas grab either the bright fabrics in Joy by Katie Spain or Blitzen by Basic Grey. Available as Layer cakes, Jelly Rolls and charm packs.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Rouenneries Duex

Kaari from French General has picked out the best prints from Rouenneries and added a handful of new designs all in classic shades of turkey reds, dusty hemps and tea stain - with a bit of blue and grey touches thrown in to freshen things up in her beautiful new range Rouenneries  Duex. This is a lovely range that goes beautifully with her previous ranges including Panier de Fleur and Rural Jardin.

Monday, February 6, 2012

New English Paper Piecing

Sue Daley's latest book is here - New English Paper Piecing!
New English Paper Piecing

Filled with techniques for making beautiful English paper pieced projects. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced quilter, Sue's teaching style will help you rediscover the joy of handwork.

Rounded Thimbles Papers

The book has ten lovely soft and pretty designs made with traditional hexagons, as well as squares, circles, pentagons, and other shapes. Learn the fundamentals of English paper piecing and needleturned appliqué to add to your repertoire of quiltmaking skills.

Pointed Thimble Papers

We have also loaded up some new English paper piecing shapes.

Klosjes or Spools papers

Have a look at all out beautiful English paper piecing products.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

New Reproduction Prints

We've loaded up a beautiful collection of fabrics this week. Aren't these reproduction fabrics so rich!

Twirl yardage from Me & My Sister  has also come in. Mix it with their earlier ranges including Dilly Dally, Amelia & Happy.

 Enjoy all our new fabrics in the Just In Section

Monday, January 30, 2012

Morris & Company

Morris & Company by Barbara Brackman  highlights William Morris’s skills at translating nature into pattern.

From Eyebright, a tiny alpine bloom, to the showy Anemone, the florals reveal Morris’s close observation of his garden.  Subtle colours echo the shades of the natural dyes so important to Morris’s vision.

Morris & Company will inspire all who love the Arts and Crafts look for quilts, clothing and decorating.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Good Fortune Fabrics

Good Fortune and happiness await you with this bright and funky oriental themed collection by Katie Spain.

Cherry blossoms are in full bloom as you take a leisurely stroll through this springtime water garden. Discover the collection’s tranquil blossoms, dragonflies, lotus ponds, and geometric expressions of the harmony of nature. Available as yardage, charm packs, Jelly Rolls and Layer Cakes

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Farm Friends Fun

Farm friends is a new collection that is such fun. There is a lovely all over farm scene;
Farm Friends

some large bright dots with animals in it;

Farm Friends
and some fun dots that would suit so many projects.

Farm Friends
You could pair it with the funny farm panel for a delightful kid's quilt.

Funny Farm Panel

There is also an inspirational collection of new books and patterns loaded up. Check them all out in our just in section.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Great Bright Fabrics

It's been a busy week loading up new fabrics. There are some really cute Ballerina fabrics:

The Wyndham Basic Brights would make lovely mixers in any project and the Wrenly prints are beautiful in theor boldness.

There are delightful sea themed fabrics as well in Aqua and Deep Deep Sea.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Gallery in Red II Fabrics

What a beautiful collection of fabrics! These are so rich in colour  - stunning but yet simple in design. The possibilities with these fabrics are endless.

Try it with The Paper Laterns playing with paper pack:

Monday, January 9, 2012

Huge Summer Sale & Free Pattern

We have been busy marking loads of fabrics down. There is Dilly Dally now 20% off

 and city weekend fabrics and layer cakes are now 25% off.

The bolt ends have been racing out the door faster than we can load new ones up. Check out all of our specials here.

We have a free pattern offer until  midnight Monday.  Get a free Busy Thimbles pattern with any purchase over $30. Just write which pattern you want from our 30 patterns in the comments action of your order.

Friday, January 6, 2012

This Goes With That New Block of the Month Program

We have just launched a new Block of the Month program This goes with That. This fabulous program is based on Sue Daley's lovely Playing with Paper Pack 37.

A fun eight or twelve month program indulging in rich reproduction fabrics and filled with the fun of fussying cutting fabulous fabrics into beauitful designs.

We have over twenty different arrangements of the papers into the 2 1/2" hexagons and still counting!

Each month you recieve:

  • Two different shapes of pre-cut papers
  • Five fat eigths perfect for fussing cutting
  • Five fat sixteenths to complement the fat eigths

In the first four months you recieve two perspex templates plus a full colour ideas sheet with helpful hints on cutting and assembling the shapes each month. The final quilt assembly option is also up to you. Finish it off with triangles, diamonds or just join the hexagons together.
Plus if you sign up to the block of the month before the end of January and we will include two extra fat sixteenths to add into your project!