Monday, 19 December 2016

JUST IN: Floral Splendour by Cathy Nordstom

Floral Splendour by Cathy Nordstom for Andover Fabrics. These fresh modern florals and pretty coordinating designs will look super combined with a plain white solid. Don't forget your FREE pattern.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

JUST IN: Darling Little Dickens by Lydia Nelson

Moda Darling Little Dickens by Lydia Nelson. Fluffy sheep, bunnies and ducklings parade across the pastels of this collection. This mix of soft eau de nil, duck egg blue, taupe and white makes a perfect palette for any baby quilt.

Friday, 9 December 2016

JUST IN: Distant Dreams by Phyllida Coroneo

Distant Dreams by Phyllida Coroneo for Dashwood Studio. Inspired by the vivid colours, and designs of the Indian landscape. Beautiful clear blue skies, vibrant orange sunsets and warm sunshine yellows. Tropical gardens filled with exotic flowers, rich foliage, butterflies and graceful peacocks. The main prints are complimented by simple designs a chevron, a block printed leaf and a bed of tiny flowers.

Monday, 5 December 2016

JUST IN: Lewis & Irene To The Moon and Back

Lewis & Irene To The Moon and Back. Peering through a telescope, looking up to the sky and searching for the brightest star. Let our cute constellations and dreamy galaxies take you ... To the Moon and Back.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

JUST IN: Lewis & Irene Enchanted Forest.

Lewis & Irene Enchanted Forest. Inspired by ancient woodland and an adventurous hunt for fairy doors. See tiny fairy houses nestled among the pretty snowdrops, cosy burrow homes to snuggle in when it’s cold outside, and splendid magical creatures in our Enchanted Forest.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

FREE PATTERN: This cheerful Christmas Pudding Cushion

FREE PATTERN: This cheerful Christmas Pudding Cushion design makes a super festive cushion cover. The instructions will make a 16" cover but it is easy to adjust the width of the border to make is bigger or smaller. Designed by Heather Wadsworth especially for Secret Garden Quilting as part of her Cosy Christmas Quilt.

Monday, 21 November 2016

JUST IN: Grand Canal by Kate Spain

Moda Grand Canal by Kate Spain. This bright, colourful collection will send you on a marvellous gondola ride through Venice, Italy. The colours are warm and saturated like the boats and villas lining the famed waterways. The patterns bridge the past and present with a mix of Venetian flowers, motifs, and decorative arts that includes mosaics and mille fiori. This fabric line has a timeless air and sings from the heart that life is beautiful.

Friday, 18 November 2016

NEW: Cosy Christmas Quilt Pattern

Cosy Christmas Quilt Pattern. Create this fun festive quilt for your Christmas celebrations. Applique your quilt using fabric scraps, then be creative and add your own embellishments to make the quilt special!

Approximate finished size 47" x 47"

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

AUTUMN QUILT FESTIVAL Duxford 28-30th Oct.

AUTUMN QUILT FESTIVAL at Duxford. We are back again this weekend at stand 92 & 93. Please pop over and say hello. Click on the link below to get 10% off purchases made before 12:30pm each day (excluding sale & show specials).

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Lewis & Irene To Catch a Dream

Lewis & Irene To Catch a Dream. Legend of the dream catcher from Native American cultures is about filtering out bad dreams & making sure just good ones get through. Inspired by the pretty hanging webs adorned with sacred feathers

Sunday, 16 October 2016

JUST IN: Moda Shibori by Debbie Maddy

Moda Shibori by Debbie Maddy. Inspired by antique Japanese summer kimono fabrics made with Shibori and indigo dyeing techniques, these indigo blue and white designs range from geometric to organic to free-flowing. Though the origin of the designs is quite old, the unique and versatile prints are very contemporary.

Friday, 14 October 2016

JUST IN: Northcott Cosmic Fusion by Sue Beevers

Northcott Cosmic Fusion by Sue Beevers. Reds, purples, oranges, and teals meet in the Cosmic Fusion collection. This vibrant fabric range combines a host of bold colors in stunning batiks, starry patterns, and thin stripes. Designed by Sue Beevers, this collection pairs swirly batiks with more straightforward prints for an interesting juxtaposition.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Friday, 23 September 2016

JUST IN: Moda Gratitude by Jo Morton

Moda Gratitude by Jo Morton, a collection of primarily small prints. Patterns feature 19th century floral, sprig & leafy motifs. In warm brick reds, soft cocoa brown, cinnamon, parchment & dusty teal.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

JUST IN: Makower Heartwood

Makower Heartwood. A collection of countryside themed prints on a subtle Linen Texture background. In Chambray blues, soft muted greys and fresh lime they coordinate beautifully together with four new shades of Linen Texture. Designs are perfect for quilts, bags or any kind of home decor project. Don't forget your FREE Heartwood quilt pattern.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

JUST IN: Makower Crafty Cats

Makower Crafty Cats. A new collection from Henley Studio. Cute cats get crafty in this purr-fect sewing-inspired collection. Whether it’s playing hide and seek in a fabric stash or lazing in the garden, cats know how to have fun! A 10 inch squares panel complete this collection. Don't forget your FREE Crafty Cats quilt pattern

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

JUST IN: Lewis & Irene Dove House

Lewis & Irene Dove House. Inspired by a peaceful place in the depths of the countryside where you can hear nothing but birdsong and the breeze. A home full of love and laughter shared with family and friends each year.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

JUST IN: Wool & Needle Flannels IV

Wool & Needle Flannels IV by Primitive Gatherings. Barn Board, Bandana, Milk House, Tractor Oil and Denim were the inspiration for the crisp, neutral and sophisticated blues, greys and cream. The soft flannels are textured with bold stripes and plaids, and a few small-scale pieces mixed in.

Friday, 12 August 2016

JUST IN: A Lovely Pouch

A Lovely Pouch. This is a really quick project to make and a fun and original storage idea. You will need two fat quarters of fabric for the outer and lining of the pouch, plus 3" x width of fabric strip for the binding and lace. Finished size 7" high by 6.5" wide.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

JUST IN: Blue Barn Prints by Laundry Basket Quilts

Moda Blue Barn Prints by Laundry Basket Quilts. The inspiration behind this collection is to experience something unexpected. A barn is quite often red and part of a summer theme but the designer happened to stumble across a blue barn in the middle of winter. She was immediately drawn to how the blues and greys contrasted against the white background of the winter snow. The Blue Barn collection captures this delicate winter palette.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Monday, 4 July 2016

The Honeycomb basket by Beth Studley

Another very useful storage idea from Beth Studley - The Honeycomb basket. This is the ultimate DIY storage item. I love it! You can use it in your craft room, bathroom or anywhere around the home. It has 6 individually shaped pockets arranged around a central compartment which makes up the honeycomb shape.There is a sturdy handle making it portable.

Sunday, 3 July 2016

JUST IN: Makower Serenity

Makower Serenity. A new collection of quilting fabrics from Henley Studio. Create a mood of calm and serenity with this new collection of Japanese inspired ditsy prints. Soft cool greys, muted blues and blush pinks on a Linen Texture background are straight from the pages of 2016 home decor magazines. Perfect for bedrooms or living rooms this gorgeous subtle palette works well together and includes new shades of Linen texture.

Friday, 1 July 2016

JUST IN: Makower A Windy Day

Makower Windy Day. A new collection from Henley Studio. A Windy Day is perfect for kite flying and having fun in the park. Cute animals and fun coordinates combined with Linea Tonal will make fabulous projects large or small. Cut up the panel or use complete , the choice is yours.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

JUST IN: Moda Little Ruby. Bonnie & Camille

Moda Little Ruby. Bonnie & Camille have brought back one of their most popular collections, selecting their favorite prints from Ruby, a few from Bliss, and rounded out with some fresh new florals. You’ll fall in love with these petite prints, made sweeter than ever.

Saturday, 11 June 2016

JUST IN: Makower Christmas 2016 Metallic

Makower Christmas 2016 Metallic. Classic Christmas icons from Santa to Holly with a touch of metallic gold. In traditional colours of red, green and cream this stylish collection brings some Christmas sparkle to your projects.

Friday, 10 June 2016

JUST IN: Bespoke Blooms by Brenda Riddle Designs

Bespoke Blooms by Brenda Riddle Designs. Specially made, using small scale fabric prints that makes them perfect for little quilts! These sweet floral prints and low volume coordinating tones, stripes, and ginghams create a classic palette for quilts of all sizes, wonderful home furnishings and even charming garments.

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

JUST IN: Makower Frosty

Makower Frosty. A new collection from Henley Studio. Christmas at the North Pole is a fun time for Santa’s little helpers as they play hide and seek in the forest and play in the snow. Spread some Christmas magic to your projects with this fun collection. Also available are two fabulous easy to sew panels.

Monday, 6 June 2016

JUST IN: Makower Christmas 2016 Scandi 3

Makower Christmas 2016 Scandi 3. The latest Scandi collection from Henley Studio. Traditional Nordic designs with coordinating Scandi basics. Find Rudolph on the Stags Head design & check out the simple yet striking Avent Calendar. New grey & hessian colourways for 2016. Featuring a FREE downloadable Scandi quilt pattern

Friday, 3 June 2016

JUST IN: Lewis & Irene Make Another Wish

Lewis & Irene Make Another Wish. Fairies dance at the bottom of the garden near the hedgerow where tall dandelions float waiting for a wish to be made. Close your eyes, blow it’s magic seeds gently into the breeze and make your wish with this lovely fabric collection.

Saturday, 28 May 2016

JUST IN: Lewis & Irene Picnic In The Park

Lewis & Irene Picnic In The Park. One of the loveliest things for us about Summer is a picnic! Packing up a basket full of yummy things and cycling off to the park for a lazy day of relaxing on the grass.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

JUST IN: Moda Dapper Wovens

Moda Dapper Wovens by Luke Haynes. Luke uses a lot of re-claimed clothing in his quilts so he wanted to create fabrics that have the same texture and intrigue he finds in using shirting fabrics - giving a nice weave. Luke choses the most recognizable weaves yet the colors really pop these into a new way of thinking and use. Made to add some fun imagery and larger-scale texture to the wovens, and to put a bit of panache into quilts, bags and wearables

Monday, 23 May 2016

JUST IN: Ville Fleurie by French General

Moda Ville Fleurie by French General. Inspired by the formal competitions in France to choose the best-flowered towns. Filled with shades of Lavender, Aubergine, French Pearl & Rouge, our Ville Fleurie collection is sure to make something beautiful.

Friday, 20 May 2016

JUST IN: Morris Earthly Paradise by Barbara Brackman

Moda Morris Earthly Paradise by Barbara Brackman. Our collection of William Morris reproductions is named Earthly Paradise for an epic poem written by the great designer. The fabrics capture the Morris look with seven prints from old swatchbooks and catalogs. Graceful florals dating from 1874 to 1910 include some rarely seen prints by the master.

Friday, 13 May 2016

JUST IN: A lovely woven basket!

Introducing a lovely woven basket! The latest pattern from Beth Studley. It uses 2 1/2" strips and was designed with Jelly roll strips in mind although any fabric can be used. The woven sides are fun to put together and there is lots of opportunity for adding decorative quilting or interesting colour combinations. It can be made with or without a handle.

Monday, 25 April 2016

JUST IN: A new Pirate range

Ahoy me Hearties! Batten down the hatches and get sewing with the fabulous new Pirate group from Henley Studio. Ships, fishes and buried treasures, little boys love Pirates and this striking collection of designs is perfect for bedrooms, accessories or clothing. From bandanas to quilts the options are endless including a pirate bunting and a pirate panel!

Sunday, 24 April 2016

JUST IN: Makower Tea Party

Makower Tea Party. A new collection from Henley Studio. Afternoon Tea on the Terrace? This super collection of tea pots, florals and cherries in fresh bright colours would look great in any kitchen. Sew the easy to make bunting panel and be rewarded with the perfect decoration for a garden party or a lazy afternoon in the sunshine.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

JUST IN: Radiance by Beth Studley

Makower Radiance. A modern and vibrant new collection by Beth Studley based around antique crochet & lace. The addition of colour to the traditionally monotone lace outlines gives a radiance and depth beyond it’s roots. Also get the FREE Pattern with this this range.

Friday, 1 April 2016

NEW: Washing Line bunting Kit

Washing Line bunting Kit: A fun and easy project to brighten up your day! Add a splash of colour to your home or provide some decoration for a party with this pretty underwear bunting. Kit contains all fabrics for 16 pieces of lingerie, plus ribbons, lace, buttons & 3.5 metres bunting tape. Fully illustrated instructions are included. Also available as a pattern.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Saturday, 19 March 2016

JUST IN: Lewis & Irene Bluebell Wood

Lewis & Irene Bluebell Wood is inspired by the numerous magical woods near their home and spending peaceful hours with out dogs walking through them. As the woods wake up from their Winter sleep they are transformed by the most beautiful carpets of Bluebells. One of their favourite wildflowers!

Thursday, 17 March 2016

JUST IN: Lewis & Irene Vintage Circus

Lewis & Irene Vintage Circus. Roll up! Roll up! The show is in town! A new range conjuring up the excitement of the Big Top, the thrill of acrobats and the bright lights of a vintage circus.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

NEW PATTERN: Washing Line Bunting

A quick and quirky bunting idea to brighten your day! Create these adorable lingerie items for your washing line bunting. A great way to use up your scraps, or co-ordinate your washing line using a bundle of fat quarters. Enjoy decorating your finished washing with lace, ribbons or buttons to make it truly unique. Available printed or as a PDF sent by email