I'm off to the US tomorrow, on my way to Houston.While I'm away the girls want to put the shop on Sale. I'm not going to be here so what do I care.
WHILE THE BOSS IS AWAY SALE
Starts tomorrow 15 October 2014 and finishes close of business Saturday 8 November.
25% OFF ALL FABRIC
Minimum Cut in store- 30cm Value Fabrics 50cm.
Minimum Cut on line 50cm.
So get in while I'm not here.
JANE MACDONALD WORKSHOP
PLAYING WITH TAUPES – SECRET GARDEN
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 29 & 30
introduce you to the wonderful world of Japanese Taupes,their history, how to
use them effectively and much more.
As part of the
workshop, you will begin Jane’s beautiful wall hanging ‘Secret Garden’ which
involves playing with taupe fabrics.
Learn how to achieve that subtle and sophisticated “look” of Japanese
the wall hanging you will use needle turn applique techniques, learn how to
make three dimensional butterflies and how to embellish the quilt with
You could even
use it as a central design for that Japanese taupe quilt you have been longing
Jane is the owner of BeBe Bold in Lismore. She lives and breathes all things Japanese. This is her first time teaching at Quiltsmith and we are soooo excited about having her.
Please call the shop on 02 9550 4947 for details and to book.
AIRING OF THE QUILTS
SUNDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2014
1.00 PM for a 2.00 PM START
We are airing the quilts again! We haven’t done this for a while, so there
might be some new antique quilts to air, show and discuss.
Do you have a treasured antique quilt or vintage quilt
you would like to air and show and tell?
We would love you to come and share your passion for old quilts with
us. You don’t have to have one you can
just come and enjoy the show!
Come and see what I might find in the US this trip!!!!
$15.00 afternoon tea provided. Bookings are essential so please ring the shop. SUMMER SCHOOL SNEAK PEAK
We are busily contacting tutors and organizing Quiltsmith’s 2015 Summer School.
So check your dates between 16th and 31st of January.
Final details will be posted soon or please ring the shop.
We are really excited as we have some great
tutors lined up such as: Chris Jurd, Sue Ross, Anne Sommerlad, Marg
Sampson-George, Judy Newman, Jane Davidson + others.
Spring is in the air and creativity levels are rising. Time to start something new. We may have just the thing....
The book has arrived. To help you get started on this wonderful quilt we have made up some fabric Starter Kits. All in Kaffe Fassett Shot Cottons, as recommended by the author, to replicate the look of the original quilt. The original quilt was made up in silk,
This Kit has eight half meter lengths of Shot Cottons.
The Deluxe Kit has 10 half meter lengths of Shot Cottons and six reels of Aurifil Ne 50 weight cottons to match.
These Kits were as close as we could get to the colours of the original quilt, shown on the cover of the book. These Kits give you your base colours and you can add your own fabrics and style to this historic beauty.
Go to our web-site www.quiltsmith.com.au and you will find all these under the Section on Books-Antique Quilts. You can ring the shop or drop in. There are a limited number of these Kits.