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The colour of the month for March is orange

This month’s Colour of the Month Club members will be receiving these orange stash builders! We have a limited number of these bundles left for you to buy here and you can shop all of our orange stash builders here.

The colour of the month for March is orange

Clockwise from the top our selection is:

Friedlander – Green Wall in Tangerine by Carolyn Friedlander (Robert Kaufman)
Vintage Houndstooth Textured Basic in Tangerine by Patty Young (Michael Miller)
The Highlands – Geometry of Bees in Apricot by Violet Craft (Michael Miller)
PrimaveraPaisley in Tangerine by Patty Young (Riley Blake)
TwistPumpkin (Dashwood Studio)
Garden PinDot in Clementine Orange (Michael Miller)
Sun Print 2018 – Compass in Marmalade by Alison Glass (Andover)
Heart & SoulTriangle in Red by Deena Rutter (Riley Blake)
Cotton + Steel Basics – Add It Up in Folk Dress (Cotton + Steel)
Cotton + Steel Basics – Netorious in Roadster (Cotton + Steel)

And now for our Kona Cotton Solids bundle:

The colour of the month for March is orange

Clockwise from top: Mango, Torch, Kumquat, Carrot, Tangerine, Coral, Terracotta, Cedar, Goldfish, Orange.

Want a hand-picked bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Join one of our monthly clubs!

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February Baby Quilt Club reveal

Our Baby Quilt Club members this month last month (oops! a little late with this pots!) will be receiving these awesome Dino’ themed bundles. We all love the Fossil Rim collection by Deena Rutter for Riley Blake so much. Dinosaurs are totally on trend right now and are super popular with the little ones! We can’t wait to see what you all make with this selection.

We have a couple of extras this month and you can get yours to make something amazing with here.

February Baby Quilt Club Bundle

Clockwise from the top this bundle includes:

Kona Cotton Solids – Indigo
Fossil Rim – Fossil Main in Navy by Deena Rutter (Riley Blake)
Kona Cotton Solids – Cobblestone
Fossil Rim – Tiny Dino in Cream by Deena Rutter (Riley Blake)
Kona Cotton Solids – Shale
Quilter’s Linen in Platinum (Robert Kaufman)
Kona Cotton Solids – Natural
Fossil Rim – Fossil Terrain in Navy by Deena Rutter (Riley Blake)
Kona Cotton Solids – Daffodil
Fossil Rim – Fossil Terrain in Yellow by Deena Rutter (Riley Blake)
Kona Cotton Solids – Yarrow
Altitude – Alpine Contours in Dawn by Pippa Shaw (Dashwood Studio)

Want an awesome bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Why not join one of our monthly clubs.

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The colour of the month for February is green

This month’s Colour of the Month Club members will be receiving these green stash builders! We have a limited number of these bundle left for you to buy here and you can shop all of our green stash builders here.

Colour of the Month Club Green

Clockwise from the top our selection is:

Cotton + Steel BasicsSprinkle in Summercamp (Cotton + Steel)
On Trend Stripe in Mint by Jen Allyson (Riley Blake)
Sun Print 2018Compass in Shamrock by Alison Glass (Andover)
TwistKiwi (Dashwood Studio)
Chroma BasicsScallop Dot in Pistachio (Dear Stella)
Checkers1″ Gingham in Mint Chip (Cotton + Steel)
ArchitexturesCrosshatch in Mint by Carolyn Friedlander (Robert Kaufman)
Cotton + Steel BasicsNetorious in Jam Jar (Cotton + Steel)
Rhoda RuthStarlight in Evening by Elizabeth Hartman (Robert Kaufman)
Sugar Pie – Sprinkle in Teal by Lella Boutique (Moda)

And now for our Kona Cotton Solids bundle:

Colour of the Month Club Green

Clockwise from top Avocado, Juniper, Leaf, Spring, Sour Apple, Kale, Willow, Peapod, Artichoke and Moss.

Want a hand-picked bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Join one of our monthly clubs!

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Essential cutting tools: what you need to know!

We have lots of great cutting tools in stock, but what are they all for?! Here is a quick round-up to help you out.

General use scissors

For chopping up paper. These ones are great! You’ll need a pair of these on hand for cutting sewing patterns, pattern paper and for general crafts so you don’t even think about using your fabric scissors!

Dressmaking Shears

For cutting fabric and only fabric! Our Fiskars Classic Dressmaking Shears are perfect for cutting all fabrics and are 10″ in length. These are the classic – the ones your mum probably kept locked up (and is still using, because they are for life!)

Embroidery Scissors

Mainly used for snipping threads when doing embroidery and cross stitch projects but can be useful for snipping seams and other more intricate things too. Choose from the classic Fiskars or everyone’s favourite stork scissors here.

Rotary Cutters

A quilters best friend but also handy for dressmakers and other projects too. These are like pizza wheels for fabric! We also have a mini cutter (28mm) for curves and smaller projects. Rotary cutters should always be used with a self healing cutting mat underneath to protect your work surfaces. Quilting rulers are also a must for straight lines. Never use with just a normal ‘school ruler’ as it will slice chunks out of it! We have some handy starter kits available which include the cutter, a mat and ruler.

Thread Snips

Snip off all those flyaway threads with these! They are spring loaded snips that are designed to be operated quickly when cutting threads as you go. Plus they are designed to let you get very close to your stitches.

Pinking Shears

To create a zig zag cut in your fabric. Is good for finishing seams and will prevent fraying on most fabrics. You can also get a pinking blade for your rotary cutter – cool!

Buttonhole Cutter

This handy little gadget is just for cutting open those buttonholes once you have stitched them. No more accidentally slicing open your stitches!

Seam Ripper

Mistakes do happen and this is the tool for undoing those stitches! An absolute essential for your sewing kit, and we love the Clover version for that comfy handle (which you’ll be grateful for if and when you need to unpick a loooong seam!)

Decorative paper scissors

Fun for card making and scrapbooking to create decorative edges.

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The colour of the month for December is grey

This month’s Colour of the Month Club members will be receiving these grey stash builders! We have a limited number of these bundle left for you to buy here and you can shop all of our grey stash builders here.

Shop grey stash builders

Clockwise from the top our selection is:

Sugar Pie Floral Lace Garden in Charcoal by Lella Boutique (Moda)
Nordic Christmas in Winter Grey
Muslin MatesChevron in Midnight by Moda
Friedlander – Green Wall in Black by Carolyn Friedlander (Robert Kaufman)
Chroma BasicsScallop Dot in Storm by Dear Stella
Cotton + Steel BasicsNetorious in Filler Paper by Cotton + Steel
ArchitexturesCrosshatch in Grey by Carolyn Friedlander (Robert Kaufman)
TwistSmoke (Dashwood Studio)
Quilters Linen – Platinum by Robert Kaufman
Checkers – 1/2″ Gingham in Chalkboard by Cotton + Steel

And now for our solids bundle:

Shop grey Kona Cotton Solids

Clockwise from top our Kona Cotton Solids selection includes: Titanium, Graphite, Slate, Iron, Shale, Shadow, Ash, Medium Grey, Smoke and Pewter.

Want a hand-picked bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Join one of our monthly clubs!

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