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, 20 January 2018

It's the weekend!!

Hello everyone,

I hope you've all got something nice planned for this weekend, I hope it also includes some sewing or quilting. We've had a lot of snow and ice here this wreek but you have still braved the weather and been to visit the shop. Did anyone see Kim & Debbie on TV last Sunday? They had a lot of beautiful fabrics and panels for you. If you ever miss their shows you can watch them on Hochanda website.

Sale

Our SALE is still on! 30% OFF! Its the perfect time to stock up on calico, wadding and accesories such as threads and rulers. Or why not tteat yourself to a new Moda Jelly Roll or Layer Cake. We have the new 'Atelier de France' Moda bakery which is included in our SALE! We sold out of the Jelly Rolls in a record 30 minutes!!!  The Layer cake is only £23.79 in our SALE and the Charm pack is only £8.75 in our SALE! http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Atelier&sub=Go%21


Classes next week

We still have some spaces for our classes next week.

Friday 10:15am-12:45pm- Machine Embroidery class- £15

A great class to get the most out of your Embroidery Sewing Machine.
Using one of the Sweet Pea designs from Australia we will be making a Mug Rug completely in the hoop of the Embroidery Machine.
Included in the class is your copy of the Sweet Pea Design which is available in multi formats, and sizes.
During the class we will load the designs onto the machine, hoop interfacings and fabrics and lots more.
Ideal for beginners.

If you don't have an embroidery machine but are interested you can also come along and have a go. 

Friday 12:15pm-2:15pm- Overlocker- £10
The class is ideal if you are a beginner or if you have some experience. We will look at threading & maintaining as well as a number of useful functions including rolled hem, flat lock hem, gathering & more. Cost £10

Saturday 27th 10:15am-12:45pm- Dressmaking- £10.

During each session there will be a masterclass on a Dressmaking technique, how to insert zips,
Make pleats, alter a dart, which Fabric is best for the pattern and more.
Then you will be able to work on a project you have selected.
Fancy making a Dress, Skirt or PJ's then we have a selection of patterns and Fabrics that you can choose from and throughout the process get help from our expert Dressmaking teacher.
All this for only £10 per session.


Do forget we also have workshops available if you are working on your own project and would like to socialise with others whilst sewing or would like some help with the project you are working on. Our workshops are on-
Tuesday - 10:15 am-12:45 pm £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
Saturday- 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50

For more information or to book onto any of our classes call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website.

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Classes&sub=Go%21

We hope to see you all soon!

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk

Friday, 12 January 2018

Our latest newsletter

Hello

Its hard to believe that all of the Christmas Festivities are now over and we are well into January.
The 30% Sale continues in store with some amazing bargains.

The Moda Jelly Rolls and Charm Packs are included in the Sale.

We have a selection of Fabric Panels including the Sweet Home Panel from Melly and Me which makes an adorable bunny which is reduced to £6.30 per panel, The Thimbleberries Lodge & Lakeside Panel is in 2 colour ways and is ideal as Placemats, a Table runner or you could make three bags for only £4.20.

Bethany has been making up New Fat Packs and these are also included in the Sale.

In addition we have a number of special offers on Sewing & Embroidery Machines.

The Class & Workshops Lists have been updated a great opportunity to either try something new or finish off one of the unfinished projects sitting in the back of the cupboard.

Kim is on TV with Six Penny Memories on Hochanda TV at 8am & 11am Sunday 14th January.

Happy Quilting
Kim & the team
www.thefatquarters.co.uk


Kim Suleman

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

This week

Hello,

I hope you all had a lovely weekend and are getting back into your routines after the festive period. Now that spring is on its way I have been updating window displays and making spring colour sections in the shop to brighten up your January.

Sale

Our 30% SALE is still on! Have you thought Bout your projects for the next couple of months? Why not pop in or shop online for the fabrics you need to make them and save your self some money. We have beautiful fabrics from Moda, Nutex, Makower and many more! Moda Bakery is even included!

Six Penny Memories on TV

Don't miss Kim & Debbie, Six Penny Memories, on Hochanda this weekend. They are on on Sunday 14th January at 8am and 11am.

Our Giveaway

Don't miss out on our Tilda Journal giveaway. Everyone who spends £10 or more in store or on our website from Tuesday 9th January will be entered. The winner will be picked at random on Saturday 13th January at 3pm. Good luck!

Longarm Quilting Service

Do you have a quilt top that you don't have time to make into a quilt or would like it doing professionaly? We offer a longarm quilting service with a highly skilled quilter. Simply bring in your quilt top, backing and wadding in separate pieces panda we will turn it into a quilt. If you don't have any backing or wadding we have extra wide fabrics available for backings and we also have waddings. If you would like to have a chat with kne of us about this font hesitate to contact us on 01207 565728 between 10 am and 4pm Tuesday - Saturday.

We hope to see you soon

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk

Friday, 5 January 2018

Spring will be here soon!

Hello!

I have been freshening up the shop this week with spring colour fabrics and fresh floral window displays. Have a look on our website at Ambleside by Moda, Canyon fabrics and confetti range. Beautiful brights, spring pastels and florals. We also have plenty of patterns to make your new projects.

Our SALE is still on. Save a massive 30%!!! Get stocked up on wadding, calico, new fabrics, Aurifil threads, patterns, books and Moda Bakery! Pop in store and have a browse or have a look on our website using the link below.

(Sale excludes magazines, sewing machines and their accesories, sale fabrics and hampers)

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk

We hope to see you soon!

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

New class list.

Hello everyone! Happy New Year!!

We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and New Year!

Don't forget our 30% OFF SALE is still on!

Here is a list of our classes.

January

Saturday 6th 10:15am-12:45 pm

Selfish Sewing - FREE CLASS!
Recovering after the Christmas celebrations then spend a few hours Sewing with no distractions.
The Selfish Sewing Session is a great opportunity to catch up with or finish off old projects or just start something you have wanted to do.
Everyone is invited for coffee, cake a catch up and a little sewing. FREE CLASS.

To book your place please ring the shop on 01207 565728 Tuesday to Saturday between 10am to 4pm.

Friday 12th 10:15am-12:45pm

Get to know your sewing machine.

In the class we will be looking at decorative stitches on the sewing machine, using the circle attachment and quilting using the walking foot. Cost £17.

Saturday 20th 10:15am-12:45pm

Selfish sewing- FREE CLASS! 

Selfish Sewing - FREE CLASS! 
Recovering after the Christmas celebrations then spend a few hours Sewing with no distractions.
The Selfish Sewing Session is a great opportunity to catch up with or finish off old projects or just start something you have wanted to do.
Everyone is invited for coffee, cake a catch up and a little sewing. FREE CLASS.

To book your place please ring the shop on 01207 565728 Tuesday to Saturday between 10am to 4pm.

Friday 26th 10:15am-12:45pm

Machine Embroidery

A great class to get the most out of your Embroidery Sewing Machine.
Using one of the Sweet Pea designs from Australia we will be making a Mug Rug completely in the hoop of the Embroidery Machine.
Included in the class is your copy of the Sweet Pea Design which is available in multi formats, and sizes.
During the class we will load the designs onto the machine, hoop interfacings and fabrics and lots more.
Ideal for beginners.

Friday 26th 1:15pm-3:15pm

Overlocker

Find out how to make the most out of your Overlocker. £10.

Saturday 27th 10:15am-12:45pm 

Dressmaking

During each session there will be a masterclass on a Dressmaking technique, how to insert zips,
Make pleats, alter a dart, which Fabric is best for the pattern and more.
Then you will be able to work on a project you have selected.
Fancy making a Dress, Skirt or PJ's then we have a selection of patterns and Fabrics that you can choose from and throughout the process get help from our expert Dressmaking teacher.
All this for only £10 per session.

For any information on any of our classes or to book, call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website.


http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Brother Sewing Machine offers

Brother Sewing UK January special offers.

These offers are effective from 2nd January- 31st January.

Innov-is V7- price reduced by £500 to £3999 plus FREE wide table Nd Multi function foot control worth £279.98! We have a  V7 in store if you would like to have a look.

Innov-is VQ2- FREE wide table and FREE Mettler 96 piece silk finish quilting thread pack worth £299.98.

Innov-is F480- FREE PE-Design Plus 2 worth £349!

Innov-is 1300- CHOOSE either a FREE creative quilt kit worth £149.99 OR a FREE creative sewing pack AND couture kit worth £144.98.

Innov-is 55FE- FREE creative quilting kit worth £149.99.

For more information call us on 01207 565728 and speak to Kim or pop in and see us.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Product of the week, Christmas, Sale & Opening Hours

Hello!

I hope everyone is ready for Christmas!

Product of the week

This weeks product of the week is the beautiful Tilda 2018 planner. This is perfect for a Christmas gift and is only £9.09 in our Christmas and New Year SALE!
Bring the beauty of Tilda into your daily life and organise your schedule with weekly inspiration from this much-loved Scandinavian brand.

This brand new Tilda 2018 planner features stunning photography of the latest Tilda fabrics and products, universally loved by crafters, particularly sewers and quilters.

Each week features an inspiring photograph alongside the calendar, plus a month-to-view calendar at the beginning of each month will help you to plan ahead.

This hardback, cloth-bound planner makes a beautiful gift for Tilda lovers, and is finished with a ribbon marker.

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/tilda-planner-2018.ir

Christmas

It's not to late to make some Christmas gifts and decorations for your home! We have lots of patterns, kits and fabric to make your house look festive. Or you could start early for next year and make the most of our 30% Off SALE!

Sale

Don't forget our Christmas and New Year SALE has started. 30% OFF!! This includes fabric, fat quarters, fat packs, Moda Bakery, accessories, wadding and more! (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply).

Christmas opening hours


Here is a reminder of our Christmas and new year opening times.

Saturday 23rd- OPEN- 10am-4pm
Sunday 24th- Christmas Eve- CLOSED
Monday 25th- Christmas Day- CLOSED
Tuesday 26th- Boxing Day- CLOSED
Wednesday 27th- OPEN- 10am-4pm
Thursday28th- OPEN- 10am-4pm
Friday 29th- CLOSED
Saturday 30th- CLOSED
Sunday 31st- New Years Eve- CLOSED
Monday 1st January- New Years Day- CLOSED
Tuesday 2nd January- OPEN- 10am-4pm.

Normal hours resume from 3rd January, Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4pm.

Our website will still be open when the shop is closed for you to make the most of our sale.

We would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at The Fat Quarters!

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk