We are a patchwork and quilting supplies shop based in Blackhall Mill (about 8 miles outside Newcastle Upon Tyne). Originally established in August 2005 we provide a wide range of quilting and patchwork related goods and services.

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Easter opening hours


I just wanted to let everyone know our Easter opening hours.

Thursday 29th March- 10am-4pm.
Good Friday 30th March- CLOSED
Saturday 31st March- 10am-4pm
Easter Sunday- 1st April- CLOSED
Bank Holiday Monday 2nd April - CLOSED
Tuesday 3rd  April- 10am-4pm

Normal hours resume .

The snow is here again!

Hello everyone,

The snow is back! We hope your all keeping warm! You can still shop with us on our website or over the phone if you don't want to leave the house!


Our sale is still on! 30% OFF fabric, fabric panels and fat packs! It's the perfect opportunity to get your fabrics for projects you are planning. Extra wide fabrics are also included if you need any backing for your quilts.

Moda Bakery

The new Lilac Ridge collection is in stock! If you saw it on Hochanda with Six Penny Memories and missed out you can always get it from us. We have charm packs Layer Cakes and Jelly Rolls.

Classes next week

We have some spaces for our workshops next week. If you are working on your own project and would like to come along and chat to others and get ideas and help this would be perfect for you.

Tuesday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Tuesday 10:15am-3pm £9.50
Wednesday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Friday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Friday 10:15am-3pm £9.50.

For more information or to book your place call us on 01207 565728.

We hope you all have a lovely weekend full of sewing, patchwork and quilting and we hope to see you soon!


Friday, 16 March 2018

Brother Special offers this weekend only!


Here are some special offers on brother sewing machine valid until Sunday only! 

Brother Sewing UK offers Thursday 15th March- Sunday 18th March. 

Innov-is V7- £500 off plus FREE wide table. 

Innov-is V3- FREE PED plus 2 

Innov-is VQ 2- £300 off and FREE wide table 

NV2600- FREE PED plus 2 and FREE embroidery thread set. 

F480- FREE PED plus 2

NV1800Q- £300 off.

NV800E- £300 off. 

F440e- FREE PED plus 2.

NV1300- £50 off and FREE quilt pack. 

F429- £50 off and FREE quilt pack. 

For further information please call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website. 

Thursday, 15 March 2018



Just wanted to tell you all that we have NEW moda bakery just in. The Lilac Ridge collection by Jan Patek has beautiful greens, creams and lilacs in! If you saw Kim and Debbie on TV at the weekend they had it there. Available in charm pack - £12.50, Layer Cake - £33.99 and Jelly Roll- £33.99! Available in store, over the phone on 01207 565728 and on our website.


We hope to see you soon!

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Another new week!


It's the start of another new week! We hope you all had a lovely weekend and managed to catch Kim and Debbie on TV on Hochanda!  They had lots of beautiful Moda fabrics for their special shows. Did you get much sewing done over the weekend?

Book of the week 

We have a new 'Book Of The Week' this week, Crafting Tilda's Friends.
Includes 30 fun sewing and papercraft projects that show how to create the cutest characters. This title features rabbits, birds, frogs, cats and an array of other creatures.
RRP £7.99. Our price only £6.00!!
Available in store, over the phone on 01207 565728 and on our website.



Don't forget we still have our celebratory SALE still on! In case any of you don't know we won second place in the independent sewing and haberdashery shop section for the North of England in the British Sewing Awards!!! To celebrate we have 30% OFF fabric, fabric panels and fat packs. (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply). If you are shopping on our website the discount will be automatically applied. If you shop in store or over the phone the discount will be applied at the till. Moda 200 count calico is down to £7 per metre and is available in cream and white! We have a great range of fabrics from Moda, Makower, Lecien, Amy Butler, Thimbleberries, Red Rooster and lots more!

We hope you all have a lovely week and we hope to see you soon!


Friday, 9 March 2018

Our latest newsletter


It has certainly been a very challenging week in the UK weather wise, but lets hope the Spring weather is just around the corner. I did take advantage of the Snow Days by catching up on some sewing for the up and coming Classes at the shop.

The 30% SALE continues on All Fabric that are on Bolts, Fat QuartersFabric Panels and Fat Quarter Fabric Packs so there are some great savings.

Check out the Oriental Fabric Half Metre Pack reduced to £9.09, the Thimbleberries Half Metre Packs are also included in the SALE.

We have Red Rooster Fabrics and Henry Glass Fabrics from only £7 per metre.

Also just to let you know that our stock of  50wt Aurifil Threads has also been replenished.

Kim is on Hochanda TV for Six Penny Memories at 6pm and 8pm on Saturday 10th March and at 9am, 1pm and 5pm on Sunday 11th March.

Happy Sewing
Kim &the team

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Sale, book of the week, Six Penny Memories on TV


I hope you all had a lovely weekend! The snow has now melted here so everything has got back to normal. Did you have a lot of snow? We hope you managed to get some sewing done while the snow was here. I just wanted to update you with what's happening this week here at The Fat Quarters.


30% OFF fabric, fabric panels and fat packs! Our sale is still running to celebrate coming second in the British Sewing Awards! We have some beautiful fabrics included in our SALE from Moda such as Batiks, Mama Said Sew and Spellbound. We also have our fat packs included in the 30% off, each one contains 4 fat quarters. Fabric panels are included as well perfect for a quick quilt, just add wadding and backing!  The sale is available in store, over the phone on 01207 565728 and on our website using the link below. http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Fabric&sub=Go%21

Book Of The Week

We have a 'Book Of The Week' this week! 'The Workbasket Sewing Workbook' RRP £9.99 our price £7.50!!

Inside The Workbasket Sewing Workbook you will be treated to the images and content of The Workbasket magazine from its coolest years: the 1940s to the early 1960s. During this time the magazine featured fabulous images of women in dresses, as well as inspirational ?Women Who Make Cents? stories and great sewing content. The best content from the magazine with sewing information and tips.

This book is perfect for anyone who likes to be organised while planning their projects. There are pages for ideas, fabric swatches as well as hints and tips to help you. 

Six Penny Memories on TV

Don't miss Six Penny Memories on Hochanda this weekend! Saturday- LIVE at 6pm and 8pm. The shows will be repeated through the night. Sunday- LIVE 9am, 1pm and 5pm! Don't miss out on their beautiful products! Available on SKY, FREE VIEW, FREESAT and on the Hochanda website. 

Mothers Day 

Don't forget it's Mothers Day this Sunday! We have a great range of gifts, books and fabrics. We also have gift vouchers if your not sure what to choose! Gifts and gift vouchers are available in store, over the phone and on our website.

We hope you have a lovely week and we hope to see you soon.