We’re back from the Brisbane Show and our trip to Houston and pretty much over the accompanying jetlag (in more ways than one!) We had such a great time at the Brisbane Show – it had a fabulous vibe this year and was a big show. Houston always re-energises us and we love gathering new ideas for our customers. Some of these you will already find listed below, with plenty more to come in the months ahead!
Christmas Party Book Now! Just $5.00 gets you a fun afternoon with great company, delicious afternoon tea and inspiring show and tell! And we’ll be unveiling some New Products and Ideas for 2020
When: Saturday 14 December Time: 1.00pm – 3.30pm
Where: One Community Church, 184 Surrey Road, Blackburn
Summer School Bookings are Now Open!! A little delayed in opening this year but with our Fundraiser, Brisbane and Houston, things just banked up a bit. But, we are finally organised. Class details can be found here.
When: Mon 13th to Sat 25th Jan 2020 Where: One Community Church, 184 Surrey Road, Blackburn Teachers: ~ Rachael Daisy ~ Rachelle Denneny ~ Kate Marra ~ Lisa Mattock ~ Grace Jamieson & Carol ~ Veronique Diligent ~ Glenda Cust ~ Jenna
PLUS: ~ Product Demo Day ~ Colour Play Class ~ Sit and Sew
“12 Days of Christmas” Club Our newest BOM is our “12 Days of Christmas” Club. That has been SO popular we’ve had to order more stock. If you’re keen to join, contact us to ensure you get stock before Christmas. Did you see Glenda is offering a class at Summer School to teach you all the tricks of the trade in how to make these little decorations? Join her class and you’ll be ready for Christmas 2020!
Marshal The mystery is revealed for this Quiltmania BOM in Quiltmania #134!
We have just ONE kit remaining. Contact us if you’d like to be the lucky person to secure this kit!
Product of the Month
“Be Colourful” Patterns Direct from Houston, we now have these new patterns from Jacqueline de Jong in stock. These stunning quilts are made with Foundation Papers. Not sure how to do that? Then book in with Carol and Grace at Summer School to learn the “how-to”, then you’ll be whipping these ones up in no time.
From Left to right "Lavender Fields" "Allegra" "Lady of the Lake" "Flora Bella" "Happiness 2.0" and "Amazing Grey"
Handy Containers New from Noble Notions, a cute container for all those little things that tend to get lost. Keep them all in one place with this container.
Handbag Lights These are thin vinyl covered flashlights with 2 bright white LED lights inside. Waterproof, ultra-thin, easily carried in a handbag or pocket. It’s a flat flashlight! A great little Christmas gift.
Gift Vouchers And speaking of Christmas gifts, don’t forget we always have Gift Vouchers on hand. A great present for someone who has “everything”!
“Her Royal Highness – My Cat” by Dottie Days We all know cats rule a household! Now you can have your cats behaviour permanently on display with these funny mini quilts from Dottie Days
Sew Liberated Believe it or not Summer is on the way and it’s time to get those legs out! Use either or both of these great patterns from Sew Liberated to whip up a skirt or two and celebrate the warmer weather.
Don’t miss out on any magazine copies. Join our “regulars” list and have your copy reserved or mailed to you each edition. Simply contact us to arrange for this to happen.
Did you know we can get in any Quiltmania magazine or book that is currently in print? If you’ve seen a book you’d like or are missing an issue of a magazine, let us know the title details and we’ll order it in especially. We can also set aside any of the above magazines on a regular basis for you – just call the shop with your details.
:: “Chesapeake” by Di Ford-Hall. Another stunning collection from Di, including a pillar print (which we’re nearly sold out of already!), fabulous stripes, small prints and geometrics, all in those wonderful reproduction colours Di is famous for. Full range available (unless sold out)
:: “Everything But the Kitchen Sink” by RJR Studio. We’ve added four prints to our 1930’s range and these are so sweet.
:: “Frou Frou” Fat ¼ packs. The modern image of French creative sewing. Rooted in the expertise of their grandmothers, Frou Frou bring their storied brand that offers a delicate blend of tradition and trend to satisfy all the creative desires of today. Feminine, sophisticated, elegant and now in fat ¼ packs
::“Stitched From the Heart” by Kori Turner-Goodhart.Turn pretty embroidery, simple patchwork, and sweet applique details into extraordinary gifts that will inspire smiles! From throws and wall quilts to a quick pincushion and mug rug, these projects are sure to create long-lasting memories.
That’s it for now. Thanks for reading our newsletter to the very end! More updates to follow soon. Until next time Carol “Patchwork Made Possible” Website: www.sewnandquilted.com.au Phone: (03) 9877 1664 Email: email@example.com