Posts by: Laurene Horsnell

Our first event

On 13 October 2014 By

Saturday was a beautiful sunny day for our first Stitching Day.

 

 

The name tags and kits are ready for collection.

 

 

 

 

Both Leanne and Barbard had worked extremely hard designing different projects.  All projects were either hand pieced or embroidered.

The hall was filled with chatter and laughter.

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I know, I haven’t written a blog for a very long time., no real excuse except that thing called time.  Anyway I have some exciting news.  We are busily preparing for the first Quilters’ Patch Stitching Day. The venue will be St David’s Church Hall, which is just at the end of our street, very […]

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News from the shop

On 27 February 2014 By

Hello everyone

I haven’t published for quite some time.  It’s amazing how quickly time goes by.  Lots of things happening.  The Fabric Frolic has come and gone and was great fun for all.

Now we are settled back into the routine of classes and workshops.  We still have places for Chocolate Mint Sundae designed by […]

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Hi everyone

Christmas is not far away now and Leanne has done it again, designed a beautiful little project that you will be able to take home completed.

WORKSHOP DETAILS:

Dates  Saturday 26 October and Thursday 7th November

Time: 11.00am till 3.30pm  BYO Lunch

Morning and Afternoon Tea will be provided    Cost: $45.00 including kit.   BOOKINGS […]

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News from the Shop

On 19 September 2013 By

Hi Everyone

Yes I know, I haven’t written a blog for ages.  Just seems to always end up on the bottom of my list.

Our Glacier Star Technique of the Month classes are coming to an end with the last class in October and don’t the quilts look absolutely fantastic so far.

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We are pleased to announce our second ‘Stitchery Day’ with Leanne.  This is a new design and will be released on Friday August 16.  It is sure to be a lovely workshop and will run from 10.30am till 4.00pm.  The cost will be $60.00 for the day, which includes Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea, plus $25.00 for […]

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Hi Everyone

It has been a while since I wrote a blog, almost 3 months.  A lot has happened and time just goes so quickly.

We have recently had a wonderful holiday travelling to the US and a fantastic 7 day cruise up the inside passage to Alaska.  There were many beautiful sights and things […]

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Hi everyone

Another blog so soon, I can’t believe it.

This is exciting, our first Stitching workshop at The Quilters’ Patch, and the release of Leanne’s new pattern, ‘ Stitching Bugs’.

Leanne is a very experienced designer,  stitcher and teacher.   Just the person to guide you through the day.

 

This design is just gorgeous, […]

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Hi Everyone

I know it has been a while since my last blog.  I don’t know were the time goes.  Always something to do. Here is an update on what has been happening at the shop.

The Lucy Boston group is growing and we are all enjoying seeing each others blocks.  Second Friday of the […]

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Hi Everyone

Today,  Mark from Sweet Lovers Cafe, where I know many of you enjoyed refreshments drew the Shop prize winners. I used a shoe box for the entries and it was choccas.

                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

These lucky ladies were

1st Karen Rees

2nd Yvonne Rusbridge

3rd Nicole […]

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Hi everyone

I hope you are all ready for a great year.

This was the shop window for the Fabric Frolic.  Angie had help from Olivia and Chloe.  The girls did a wonderful job of  painting the pebbles and glueing buttons onto them, they also lent Granma their mushroom outdoor setting.

We had […]

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New Year Happenings

On 1 January 2013 By

Hello everyone

Happy New Year and I hope you had an enjoyable Christmas.

We have been working hard on the class list and the new shop samples. http://thequilterspatch.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Class-List-Term-1-20131.pdf

The first Block of the Month quilt for this year is finished.  It looks very lovely and  is called ‘ Welcome to my Garden’.  It has lots of  embroidery […]

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Hello everyone

This is our last post for 2012, and we just wanted to thank you all for your support and friendship during our first year in the shop.  We have lots of exciting plans for 2013, starting with the Fantastic Fabric Frolic from January 18th till 27th.  Check out the Fabric Frolic website.

Keep safe and hope […]

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Happenings

On 10 December 2012 By

Hi Everyone

I know it has been a while since I wrote a blog,  the days just seem to go so fast.  Just finished quilting a large quilt and needed to sit and rest my feet, perfect opportunity.

This week will be The Quilters’ Patch first anniversary.  It just seems like yesterday.

One of our […]

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Hi Everyone

Thursday 1st November saw the first of our November technique classes.  It was the introduction of foundation piecing to all the ladies who attended, and they learned how to stitch a block from Chris’s Sunburst pattern.  We could see that they were really chuffed with the results.

Thursday 8th we completed the second of […]

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Hello everyone

Well, finally I have some time to write a blog.

I have been stitching the new BOM called ‘Welcome to my Garden’ designed by Zoe Clifton,  for our shop sample and it’s looking very nice.  It will be our first BOM for 2013.

Recently I had a day at Squilters – Carrum Downs […]

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Hi Everyone

Over the last couple of weeks I have had some busy ladies bring in their projects to show me, so I took some photos to share with you.

Astrid made this beautiful quilt for her Mum and Dad’s 60th wedding anniversary and included some of the Bali range.  The photos that she place around the […]

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We have been very busy creating quilts for the new window.  The theme this time is panels and what you can create with them. In these panels we have used many techniques inspired by the panels. For example, with the Mother Goose Panel I have added flying geese to the sides before the borders. We have […]

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There are still a couple of places available for Julie’s Stashbuster class. This class is a great way to use some of the stash that I know most of you have. Come and get creative with Julie and have some fun with your fellow quilters. This is a monthly class, run on Thursdays from 10-3. […]

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We had a lovely visit from Seebreeze Quilters Guild on Saturday 21 July. The ladies made the trip from Altona as part of their shop-hop. They brought cupcakes for morning tea to celebrate a birthday, and were lovely company as they explored the shop. We look forward to their next visit.

Classes to begin shortly

Classes […]

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New Fabric range available now

Malie for Mon Cherie has arrived at The Quilters Patch. These beautiful soft floral fabrics are made in Japan and feature pale pink, blue, taupe and cream.

Mel Hunt will be here soon!

Places are filling fast for our upcoming hand quilting class. Mel Hunt will be teaching […]

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On Sunday 22 July we will be hosting the first Christmas in July at The Quilters’ Patch. The project we will be working on is a miniature quilt with a Christmas theme.

Cost: $100 (including kit)

Time: 10am -3 pm

Morning, afternoon tea and lunch provided, with a twist on traditional Christmas fare.

Hand Quilting

There […]

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Last Saturday 23 June some of the  museum medalion class returned to continue work on their quilts. I am so glad that they enjoyed the initial class so much that they came back for more. Stunning work!

 

 

On the last Friday of each month we host the (not just) Dear […]

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Once again Angie has created a beautiful shop window with some of our reproduction fabrics. Winter has arrived and these warm colours and designs remind me of the season.

As term two comes to a close, we are putting together the term three class list. The term three class list will soon be available on the […]

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Due to popular demand Mel Hunt is returning to The Quilters’ Patch to teach her method of hand quilting. The first class we ran was such a success that we thought we’d run some more. Details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday July 18, 25, August 1 and 8 (August 8 is an optional extra class if […]

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I know I’m not the only one of us who has several projects stashed away. I used to see something, love it, buy it, and think, ‘I’ll get to that
soon, once I finish my current project.’ For this reason we run a UFO class, where I get to help people complete their chosen project. Last […]

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I have finally finished the Cotton Club Block of the Month Quilt. It is now quilted and hanging in the shop. I am really happy with how this has turned out, and thought it looked pretty good before it was quilted, but the quilting shows off each patch really nicely. This block of the month is available […]

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We managed to clear some much-needed space in the shop to make room for our new arrivals. A beautiful new childrens fabric range has arrived called  1, 2, 3 Play with Me features owls, elephants, lady bugs and flowers.

 

We also have a new Batiks range, and a beautiful new mauve pansy […]

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Hi all

You may remember that our April shop window featured many of the fabrics from the Amy Butler range, along with samples of her many patterns.

Highland Quiltworks ran a competition for the best Amy Butler shop window display in Australia – and we won! We won a fantastic box of goodies – patterns, fabric, a sample garment and a book.

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Bay Quilters invited me to take the shop to its April meeting. 107 people attended, which is a great turn out, and there were some beautiful quilts on display. It was nice to be a part of the day.

On the day I sold Ruth some Pink Sands Designs bag kits, and she kindly brought the finished product into the shop […]

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We have run out of room in the shop and need to clear some space.

Sales Dates: May 16-22 2012 Hundreds of bolts on sale Selected bolts $10 per metre (minimum purchase 1m)

Hope to see you soon. In the mean time, happy quilting.

 

 

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I am very pleased to present a sneak peak at the first photos from our new block of the month, Nature’s Gifts.

Nature’s Gifts has been designed by Leanne Knell of Petals and Patches,  for The Quilters’ Patch. The stitchery is complemented by the Garden of Delights fabric range, designed by Jules Davis for Blend […]

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You can learn to make these bags at a class here at The Quilters’ Patch.

For more details check out our class timetable at http://thequilterspatch.com.au/quilting-classes/.

THis fairy bag is missing its fairy, but it will return soon!

 

 

 

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The Term Two class list is now available at http://thequilterspatch.com.au/quilting-classes/. We have a great line-up of projects brought to you by a talented group of teachers.

Our next Saturday class will be Museum Medallion with Judy Newman on 28 April, 10am – 4pm. BYO lunch. Cost is $60. Hand-piecing will be taught at this class, […]

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I have almost finished my Bonnie Blue Quilts Cotton Club Block of the Month sample, and I am so happy with it. See the photo below to see the (almost) finished product. If you are inspired, there are still a few places left.

This quilt is made using reproduction fabrics by Paula Barnes and is machine-pieced.  The 12 month […]

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I am thrilled to announce that Bonnie Blue Quilts Cotton Club Block of the Month is coming to The Quilters’ Patch.

This quilt is made using reproduction fabrics and is machine pieced. Here’s a sneak preview of a completed block…… I love the effect of the placement of the light and dark fabrics.

The […]

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Michelle Yeo’s class

Last Saturday’s class with Michelle Yeo was a success. One class member, Dianne is very pleased with her progress on Michelle’s Dahlia design and has let us take a photo to post. You can see it looks stunning.

My latest quilts

‘Melon Slices,’ by Marcia Harmening of Happy Stash Quilts.
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I am very pleased to have Michelle Yeo teaching a class this Saturday. We still have a couple of spots available in the class. Choose one of Michelle’s beautiful designs from the website http://www.michelleyeoquiltdesigns.com or just bring along a project, and let Michelle guide you through. Details are as follows:

Date: Saturday 3 March 2012

Time: 10am-4pm

Place: […]

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Thank you for coming to my new website.  Today I am learning how to add blog posts, so hopefully you will see some new and exciting fabrics in the new year.

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On Saturday 10 December we celebrated the opening of The Quilters’ Patch by welcoming family and friends to an afternoon tea and preview of the shop. After all of the preparation and planning, it was wonderful to see our guests enjoying their surroundings, chatting to old friends and new. The positive feedback that we have […]

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