Saturday, 16 December 2017

New fabrics with Ahoy Me Hearties, Stamped Batiks and Tuxedo!

Loads of new fabrics have arrived this week, just in time for Christmas! First up is the Tuxedo collection - the shirting style prints of the Tuxedo fabric range by Kathy Hall at Andover fabrics are perfect for traditional and reproduction quilts, and their small scale and neutral colours make them brilliant to add to your stash as they will go with all kinds of quilts!

Our Batiks range has been extended with the arrival of Sew Simple's Stamped Batiks - gorgeous colour combinations and lots of different designs make these batiks stand out from the crowd! Available as a fat quarter pack that gives a 5% discount off buying the fabrics separately, this is a great way to add to your batiks collection!

Our final new range this week is Ahoy Me Hearties, by Janet Clare for Moda - perfect for nautical themed quilts and accessories, the soft aquas and pretty designs evoke the beauty and mystery of the ocean!

Sunday, 3 December 2017

New football themed fabrics with Fabric Freedoms Goal!

Goal is a fun and playful collection, perfect for all of you football fans out there! All of the designs were hand drawn and placed into a repeat pattern to create a striking collection of football themed fabrics. In two separate colour themes, all teams playing in either blue or red are covered by this collection, making it ideal for a child's bedroom or play area!

You can download a free pattern using the Goal fabrics here:

Friday, 1 December 2017

New neutrals available with Fabric Freedom's Paste Prints!

Just in, we have the Paste Prints quilt fabric collection from Fabric Freedom. Ditzy prints in white on white, ivory and beige make for perfect neutrals that will fit in with all sorts of quilt designs! We also have a fat quarter pack or stash pack containing 3 differents in each of the white, ivory and beige colourways - a really useful addition to your stash.

Friday, 24 November 2017

New Moda precuts - Biscuits and Gravy and loads more!

We've just expanded our range of Moda Jelly Rolls and Layer Cakes - brand new is the Biscuits and Gravy collection by Basic Grey, but we have also added all our show stock to the website so there's loads of new designs as well as some from hard to find older collections!

Thursday, 23 November 2017

New range of wider width fabrics with Sew Simple's Luna Digital!

New fabrics! Get more for your money with the wider width Luna Digital quilt fabric range from Sew Simple - at 56 inches (140cm) wide, these jewel bright prints in a range of leafy and geometric designs would be perfect to back medium sized quilts, or just to use in the quilt top as they are great quality, 100% cotton!

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

New selection of Clover fusible bias tape makers & bias tape

Take the hard work out of using bias tape with Clover's fusible bias tape range! New in, we have extended our range of bias binding makers with fusible bias tape makers in 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 18mm and 25mm widths, plus fusible web in two widths and some ready made 6mm black fusible bias tape - ideal for stained glass quilting!

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Beautiful Autumnal prints in stock with Lewis & Irene's The Hedgerow!

The hedgerow is an important piece of the British countryside, providing homes for all sorts of wildlife, and also providing inspiration for Lewis & Irene's latest patchwork fabric range! The Hedgerow prints include delicate flowers, berries and birds all in soft Autumnal colours, perfect to warm up this season.

Also available as a beautifully coordinated stash pack or discounted fat quarter pack giving 5% off buying the fabrics separately.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Teddy Bears Picnic by Fabric Freedom - perfect for cot quilts!

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise. Meet the teddy bears for their picnic, fly a kite and eat a cake or two! The Teddy Bears Picnic collection by Fabric Freedom is a range of cuddly children's prints featuring picnic baskets brimming with cakes and sandwiches, gingham picnic blankets and daisy coordinates. This fun range of fabrics includes alphabet and number prints alongside ditsy daisy designs, and the muted pastel colours are perfect for a tasteful quilt for the nursery.

We have all the fabrics available by the metre, plus a fat quarter pack and a quilt kit for a super quick and easy cot quilt - free instructions can be downloaded here (please note that the fabric codes are incorrect on the pattern, refer to the fabric names only).

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

New fabrics from Fabric Freedom - Construction & Watercolour Floral!

A new manufacturer for us, the prints from Fabric Freedom are perfect for craft projects with their high quality, 100% cotton material. We have lots of fabrics in stock, starting with two ranges just uploaded to the website, Construction and Watercolour Florals.

Construction is a fun, primary coloured range featuring classic yellow diggers and dumper trucks - perfect for play mats, nursery quilts and other children's projects, great value at just £8 per metre!

The Watercolour Floral quilt fabric range brings a sophisticated touch to your quilting projects, with designs painted in watercolours and featuring delicate florals and bluetits - again they are great quality for a low price of just £9 per metre!

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Dutchess fabrics, new tools & Sewline Glue pens!

We have a fabulous new fabric range in stock this week - Dutchess, by Chong-a Hwang for Timeless Treasures. The Dutchess quilt fabrics are stunning blues, turquoise and whites in classic medallion and floral designs, all set off with a filigree of metallic silver - they will bring a touch of class to any room!

Also newly added today are a selection of new patchwork and quilting tools. The Quick Quarter II is a handy little measuring tool that makes marking and cutting half square and quarter square triangles a breeze, and it fits easily into your sewing kit! 


The Thimble Pads by Colonial are a great alternative to standard thimbles (especially if you have long nails!), these reusable self adhesive leather dots stick to your finger and make fine needlework a pleasure.

Lastly, by popular demand (we were asked a lot at the West Country Quilt Show!), we have the Sewline fabric glue pens and refills. These popular glue sticks are perfect to temporarily join fabrics without the need for pins or basting, especially useful for English paper piecing - the glue goes on blue but dries clear, and will not gum up the needle during sewing. Refills are available for when the glue runs out, and are easily installed into the pen.

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

New Novelty fabrics now in stock from Timeless Treasures

Perfect for I-Spy quilts and various children's projects, our range of Timeless Treasures novelties has just been replenished with the addition of 9 new prints, including frogs, tractors, rockets, sweets and more!

We have also re-stocked the novelty stash packs, eight different prints great for small, fun projects.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Christmas fabric selection available, plus bargain fabric category just added!

Our Christmas fabrics have started to arrive for this year (never too early!), with Makower's Traditional Metallic and Scandi ranges - perfect for projects such as tree skirts, table decorations and wallhangings, and coordinating well with the Makower Christmas panels!

The other new category - bargain fabrics - on the website gives you a chance to bag a really good deal, with all fabrics at £7 per metre or less - the same great quality fabrics from top manufacturers, but end of line and discontinued prints meaning we can offer them to you at this great low price!

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Moda Cake Mix Recipes 5 - 8 now available!

New from Miss Rosie's Quilt Co for Moda Fabrics, the Cake Mix Recipes make 'baking' a layer cake quilt easier than ever! Designed to be used in conjunction with Moda's Layer Cakes, each pad has 42 sheets - one for each layer of a Layer Cake - plus a couple extra for practice. Each pad also includes a few block and layout ideas - just add 1 or 2 layer cakes and you're ready to start stitching.

We have recipes 5 to 8 in stock now, but limited stock of each so get them while you can!

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

New Batik Basics and Sewline fabric markers now in stock!

New in this week we have the Sew Simple Batik Basics range of Batik Fabrics - hand dyed in Bali, this beautiful range of Batiks come in a range of bright colours, at a great, purse-friendly price!

We have also added some more fabric markers to our range, with the Sewline Duo fabric marker and eraser pens, and the Sewline Trio Colors mechanical fabric pencil. The Duo pen and eraser creates clean, sharp lines that can be easily removed using the eraser pen, perfect for marking quilting designs. The Trio Colors pencil has 3 different colour leads (black, white and pink), making it the ideal tool for marking dark, light and patterned fabrics - refill packs are available for the high quality ceramic leads used.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Mermaids and songbirds with Jardiniere and Under The Sea fabrics!

We have two new ranges now available on the website - firstly, the jewel like colours and charming flowers and songbirds of the Jardiniere fabric collection, by Jennifer Brinley for Riley Blake Designs, the perfect way to bring the sunshine indoors!

Secondly, a perfect range for the little ones - mermaids and sea creatures frolic together in shades of purple and aqua on the Under The Sea fabric collection, new from Doodlebug Design for Riley Blake Fabrics - get a 5% discount over buying the fabrics separately with one of our fat quarter packs!

Monday, 5 June 2017

New novelty farmyard animal prints & black & white fabrics!

Brand new in stock we have 5 prints from the Small Things on the Farm collection by Lewis & Irene - featuring small pigs, cows, horses, chickens and sheep, these fabrics are ideal for I-Spy and novelty quilts for children!

We also have 12 fabrics in stock in the ever popular black and white colours, with the Monochrome range by Makower. With prints including musical notes, spots, triangles, squares and more, these fabrics are perfect for striking monochrome quilts!

Thursday, 4 May 2017

New in - Farmers Market fabrics by Lewis & Irene!

There's nothing nicer than strolling around a farmers market on a sunny day, drinking in the smells and sights of locally grown produce - this feeling is captured by the Farmers Market fabric range by Lewis & Irene. With prints including market stalls, fresh fruit and vegetables, sunflowers and ginghams, these patchwork fabrics have a real country vibe!

We have ten prints from the range included in our stash pack (approximately 10 inch squares), or as larger pieces in our fat quarter pack, which gives you a 5% discount over buying the fat quarters separately!

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Two fresh new ranges in stock - Flower Power and True Blue!

Perfect to usher in the Summer in style, we have two fresh new fabric ranges in stock - True Blue from Timeless Treasures, and Flower Power from Dear Stella Designs.

True Blue is a beautiful range comprising floral and paisley prints in the classic blue and white colour combination - all six prints are available as a stash pack or a fat quarter pack giving 5% off the price of buying the fat quarters separately.

Flower Power is a pretty, contemporary floral range with bright watercolour style flower designs in bright multicolours, yellow, pink and green. Again you can get all six fabrics in a discounted fat quarter pack or stash pack.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Makower Christmas 2017 Advent calendar panels now available!

You can get organised early for Christmas this year - Makower's 2017 range of Christmas quilt panels have just arrived in stock! With a great selection of Advent calendars, stockings and mini stocking advent bunting in traditional and novelty designs, these panels make up stunning Christmas decorations that can be treasured for years to come!

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

New nautical prints in stock with By The Sea from Riley Blake Designs!

Created by Dani Mogstad for Riley Blake Designs, the By The Sea patchwork fabric range is a fun collection of nautical style prints, including sailing boats, anchors, sea creatures and more. The restful colours of blue, white and aqua make these ideal summer fabrics, perfect for holiday home or caravan soft furnishings!

We have 8 fabrics from the range in stock, available by the metre and also as a stash pack of 10 inch squares or a fat quarter pack giving a 5% discount over buying the fabrics separately.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

TrueCut My Comfort rotary cutters and matching quilt rulers now in stock!

We've just updated our rotary cutter and quilt ruler selections with the addition of the TrueCut brand. Ergonomically designed to reduce stress on the wrist and arm, and the unique track and guide system interlocks the cutters with the rulers for straight cuts every time!

We have the TrueCut My Comfort cutters in 3 different sizes, 28mm, 45mm and 60mm, and the matching rulers are available in 4 sizes. The rulers can be used with any rotary cutters but the track and guide system makes them perfect when used in conjunction with the My Comfort cutters, especially if you have any difficulties (e.g. arthritis) when cutting fabric.

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Full Moda Rainy Day collection now in stock!

Brimming with whimsical prints and a rainbow of color, Rainy Day by Me & My Sister designs for Moda is just the thing to brighten up a rainy day - there are umbrellas and parasols, raindrops and puddles and even a few fish! It’s enough to make a forecast of this Rainy Day something to look forward to. The colours in the range include bright orange, pink, blue, green, turquoise and purple, as well as a selection of multicoloured fabrics.

We also have in stock a selection of pre-cut packs, with fat quarter packs and stash packs in orange and pink or blue and purple themes, plus jelly rolls and full range charm packs - ideal for strippy quilts.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Moda's Garden Notes - bundles & yardage now available!

Moda Garden Notes, designed by Kathy Schmitz, illustrates the garden treasures every gardener knows with the soft, soothing colors of a spring day. Blooms and berries, butterflies and bumble bees are rendered in the hand-drawn style of a garden journal filled with watercolors sketches. Using Goldenrod for the sunshine, Fern Green for the plants and Morning Glory blue for the perfect summer sky, this collection combines Kathy's love of gardens and drawing.

We have 8 fabrics from the range available to buy by the metre, or alternatively all eight are included in our fat quarter pack or stash pack. We also have the full range of 40 fabrics available in Jelly Roll or Layer Cake form - check out Moda's Bake Shop for some great recipes for these bundles!

Thursday, 9 February 2017

New in - pretty florals with Lewis & Irene's Flo's Little Flowers range!

New from Lewis & Irene, the Flo's Little Flowers patchwork fabrics form a collection of delightful florals with a contemporary vibe - perfect for Spring! Designs include daffodils, daisies and a whole host of other blooms, all in fresh colours perfect for the modern home.

We also have fat quarter packs and stash packs containing 10 different prints from the range, and a strip roll including the whole 15 prints in the range - great for stash building!

Sunday, 5 February 2017

New range from Penny Rose Fabrics - Garnet by Nancy Zieman

New in, Garnet is a beautiful quilting fabric collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Penny Rose Fabrics. Delicate florals are mixed with tonal blenders in red, tan and cream, creating a delightful vintage country style.

We have the full range now in stock, plus a stash pack and fat quarter pack containing 10 perfectly coordinating prints from the collection.

Friday, 3 February 2017

New novelty fabrics added to the selection!

 We have just uploaded 6 new novelty prints to the Timeless Treasures Novelties selection - featuring themes including everything from bugs and construction to clownfish and pirates, there should be a fabric here to make a kid's quilt or playmat to suit any interest!

All the new prints are now included in our novelty stash pack, 10 inch squares great for I-spy quilts!