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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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
[...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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. [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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.
[...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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.
[...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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.
Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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.
[...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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.Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
Tag Cloudamy butler bags bali batiks no 4 range batikks batiks bay quilters block of the month bonnie blue quilts childrens fabrics and panels christmas fabrics classes cotton club Dear Jane elephants English Paper piecing fabric fabric range family felt friends friends projects hand quilting jelly rolls Lucy Boston michelle yeo miniatures new class and group opening owls panels pansies patchwork patterns pink sands designs quilt quilting groups quilts reproductions sale sewing basket shop window display soft florals The Quilters' Patch UFOs VIP