Easter is rapidly approaching as we continue with our new COVID normal – please see below for our Easter trading hours. We have lots of Easter inspired goodies to tempt you as well as some beautiful new fabrics and books……
Easter Trading Hours
Open: Easter Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm Closed: Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday
For those who have already registered, the fabric has just left Denmark and will arrive soon. I can see some busy days ahead cutting and packing!
Ronda Dechardo After a Very Long wait for fabrics, we can finally offer you this lovely sampler BOM designed by our own Meredithe Clark. It uses a range of template sets designed by Meredithe along with Liberty fabrics, linens and solids. Contact us via phone (03 9877 1664) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register your interest, more information coming soon.
Product of the Month
Easter Tins Just in time for the little people in your life (or the big people!) these adorable Peter Rabbit tins in a variety of shapes and designs. Too cute!
Other Tins We also have a great range of new little tins with other creatures on them.
Easter Felt Kits From Corinne Lapierre two adorable felt kits, one with a chicken the other a bunny.
Tilda Buttons How sweet are these little buttons from Tilda?! Nine buttons in a pack and each a different Tilda fabric.
Sewtites Highly recommended by Tula Pink, Sewtites are extremely strong magnets that can hold your sewing in place while you stitch; use for EPP, foundation piecing, embroidery and more. No more pins or clips!
Bunka Nap Brush by Sue Spargo Use this small fingertip wire brush to fluff up embroidery threads to create ever more interesting 3D effects, like 'fluffing' Turkey Work embroidery or opening up the fibres of Eleganza threads making the stitch appear chenille-like
The Loome by Sue Spargo New from Sue Spargo an all in one tool! Makes pom poms, tassels, cords, friendship bracelets, braids and small weavings!
Patterns & Kits
Rachaeldaisy We have four new patterns from Rachaldaisy including the “Big Happy Daisy” wallhanging
Sue Spargo We have some great new patterns, as well as the restocking of popular ones, from Sue Spargo ranging from quilts, to bags, to needle rolls, to pin cushions! Some of which we have kitted too.
Forage Lisa Mattock’s latest patterns, “Alfred” and “Granny Smith” are now available as kits! Sumptuous Liberty, linen and cotton fabrics just waiting to be stitched in Lisa’s slow stitching style
The following magazines are all currently available – order yours now so you can be assured of a copy
“Liberty Cottons” Liberty have released a beautiful range of cotton fabrics that we’re all swooning over!
“Tilda Basics” by Tilda. Tilda Basics is a new range of solids, dots, stripes and florals. These are what we currently have in store, and the range will be growing as we receive further shipments
“Zarafa” by Christopher Wilson Tate. Christopher has reproduced fabric from the 1800’s depicting a giraffe named Zarafa and his keeper Ateer. Zarafa travelled from Egypt to France in 1826 and was given to the King and Queen of France as a gift from the King of Egypt. This beautifully reproduced fabric has proven very popular and we are so glad to have it back in stock, along with the accompanying dots.
“Liberty SS21” There’s only a little time left to grab a pack of the 25 New Liberty 2021 fabrics: 25 fat 1/16ths for $99.50!
“Liberty” Yet more from Liberty with three new fabrics
“Whispers” from Moda. A fabulous range of low volumes – must haves for your stash! Low volume packs coming soon!
“Alchemy” by Pamela Goecke Dinndorf After the immense success of her book, “Parallel Lines”, Quiltmania has released Pamela’s second book. A true pioneer of taking the traditional to an audacious modern level, Pamela’s second opus focuses on the magic created when the right combination of hue, value and print come together. Learn how she creates three-dimensional effects of interweaved parts, how she turns straight lines into curves, creates movement, constructs colour palettes of extraordinary depth, and much more! Inside, you will find 12 inspirational projects of varying difficulties, a table runner and Boro cushion included. Pamela’s interpretation of the Log Cabin and Nine Patch, and playful take on rectangles and hexagons, is a real treat! Each project is complete with an introduction where Pamela shares her tips and creative process, full size patterns and instructions and embellished with rich photos.
“A Ladies’ Garden”by Karen Cunningham.Imagine sitting in the garden of an adorable British cottage in the countryside, enjoying a cup of tea while admiring the blossoming flower beds sun-kissed by the warm, Spring sun. Karen Cunningham’s first book evokes exactly that same spirit! There are 15 of her quilts, complete with pattern instructions and are richly accompanied by inspiring photos, bringing a sumptuous garden into your home. Karen has a knack for combining appliqué with pieced blocks in such an elegant way, whether it be as a centerpiece for her quilts or to adorn her organic and wavy borders. English Paper Piecing is one of her recurring techniques and her book includes an entire chapter dedicated to this quilting favourite!DUE mid-April.Pre-order by phone now!
“Quilting withLiberty Fabrics” by Jenni Smith. BACK IN STOCK! Jenni celebrates the iconic designs that have made Liberty London one of the world's most iconic fabric manufacturers, enjoying unparalleled success from 1875 to the present day. Here, 15 quilts celebrate Liberty's history decade by decade, featuring these luxurious fabrics and reflecting changing fashion trends and major developments in both the store's history and the history of design. Featuring beautiful details of the classic fabric designs produced over the years, each quilt will inspire readers to finally cut into those precious bits of fabric and begin enjoying them in pieced projects of their very own.
Some new exciting classes are planned for Term 2.Details will be released soon!
Lisa Mattock class dates are set for Friday 7th May and Saturday 8th May.Class details are still being finalised and will be released soon.