Thursday, September 30, 2010

New funky fabrics instore

A great new range arrived in store this week Lakehouse Rick Rack. Priced at $22.50 per metre. In store now and online soon.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Class quilts

First up Sue Ross will be teaching at Quiltsmith on the fourth Sunday of the month starting in October. You could choose to make Salsa Stars

or any of Sue's other quilts.

Next up Linda Butcher has a great new design called Beyond Shalimar.

Give us a call at the shop if you want to sign up for either of these classes.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

New Jo Morton and customer quilts

Another classic collection from Jo Morton. Spice chest has a richness that is not captured in this photo.

$22.50 per metre. In store now and on the web shortly.

Several customers have been in recently choosing sashing for their quilts. We have a great big table perfect for trying out different options and of course our staff are always happy to help you with your selection.

Here's Rebecca's Japanese inspired blocks

and from Frances some three dimensional bow tie blocks.

Monday, September 20, 2010

New Books in Store

First up

Massachusetts Quilts
Our Commonwealth.

The definitive treasury of Massachusetts's historic quilts and a glorious tribute to the creative spirit of their makers and the times.

Yes a new American State Documentation book.

 Hard cover 366 pages. Priced at $88.00. Photos are great and lots of quilts not seen before including a glorious postage stamp quilt.


Classic Quilts
from the American Museum in Britain. Hosted in Georgian splendour at Claverton Manor in Bath, The American Museum in Britain remains the only museum outside the United States to showcase the nations decorative arts.
Fifty five quilts from the museum's collection are featured in this wonderful book.

A must for antique quilt book collectors.

 Soft cover 128 pages. Priced at $62.00.

In store or on the website now. 

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Hexagons with Suzy Miller

A great day in the shop on Friday with Suzy Miller teaching her secrets around the fussy cutting of hexagons.

 Suzy shares her techniques and will have you looking at fabric in a totally different way. 

Suzy will be teaching this class again on the 12th November. There are still a few vacancies available so give us a call if you would like to join in the fun.

 Here's an example of a hexagon flower made in the class on Friday. Go on call us - I know your tempted.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Judie does it again.

A Journey through Time arrived in store this week. A lovely collection of reds, mustards and blues. Here's a small sample.

The feature fabric is this gorgeous vase.

Also available in a blue colour way. In store now and online later this week.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

New Judie Rothermel collection

In this latest Judie Rothermel Collection, the fabric colours of muted blues, browns & beiges from the English textile traditions of the Nottingham region combine beautifully to enable you to create a quilt with a centuries-old appeal.

Priced at $22.50 per metre. In store or online now. Be quick this collection is selling fast.
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