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, 18 November 2017

Classes, 25% OFF, Christmas surprise

Hello!

I hope everyone has a lovely weekend planned with lots of sewing and quilting.

Christmas surprise

We started our Christmas surprise classes yesterday and everyone loved the project we have made for you this year! Everyone left feeling festive and full of mince pies! If you would like to come to our of our Christmas surprise classes we have them on Tuesday 21st November, Wednesday 22nd November & Saturday 2nd December. The class is £25 and includes all the fabric to make the surprise project. For more information or to book, call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website using the link below.

www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Christmas+surprise&sub=Go%21

Classes next week

We have some spaces left on our classes next week.

Tuesday 21st November- Christmas Surprise- 10:15am -2:30pm £25.

One of my favourite classes. Please do not ask what the project is, because it is a surprise. What is guaranteed is that it will be fun, a new project and will include all of the fabrics etc to complete it. In addition there will be Mince Pies & Christmas Fun. Cost £25

Wednesday 22nd November- Christmas Surprise- 10:15am-2:30pm £25.

One of my favourite classes. Please do not ask what the project is, because it is a surprise. What is guaranteed is that it will be fun, a new project and will include all of the fabrics etc to complete it. In addition there will be Mince Pies & Christmas Fun. Cost £25

Saturday 25th November- Dressmaking- 10:15am-12:45pm £10. 

If you have ever fancied making your own clothes this is the perfect class for you. Wendy our dedicated and highly experienced dressmaker will guide you through the session. In each session you will learn a dressmaking tip or skill then after this you will be able to work on your own project. If you are new to dressmaking we have simple patterns available to get you started in a range of sizes. All of this for only £10 per session! 

Workshops

Don't forget we still have our workshops running throughout the week that are perfect to come along and work on your own project with help and to have a good chat and a coffee with others. 

Tuesday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Tuesday 10:15am-3pm £9.50
Tuesday 1:15pm-3pm £6.50
Tuesday 6pm-8:30pm £6.50 (this class is fortnightly)

Wednesday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50

Friday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Friday 10:15am-3pm £9.50
Friday 1:15pm-3pm £6.50

Saturday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50.


For more information or to book visit our website or call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website.


Save 25%!

Don't forget we have 25% OFF patterns and books until 4pm in store today or until midnight tomorrow on our website.


We hope to see you all soon! 

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

FLASH SALE!!

Hello,

I just thought i would let everyone know about or FLASH SALE!! Save 25% on books & patterns. Take advantage of this to get some Christmas presents for family & friends. The offer ends on Sunday on our website and at 4pm in store on Saturday. Don't miss out!

www.thefatquarters.co.uk

We hope to see you soon!

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Product of the week, Vote for us & FREE class!

Hello!

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend! I just thought I would update you with what's new this week and what classes we have on.

Product of the Week

This weeks Product of the week is the Mrs Grumpy Pants pattern from Six Penny Memories. This pattern is for a doll which is a great gift for Christmas and is 19" tall. The pattern is £7.95. Follow the link below to shop.

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/mrs-grumpy-pants.ir

Classes this week

We have some spaces still available for our classes this week.

Friday 17th 10:15am-2:30pm

Christmas surprise

One of my favourite classes. Please do not ask what the project is, because it is a surprise. What is guaranteed is that it will be fun, a new project and will include all of the fabrics etc to complete it. In addition there will be Mince Pies & Christmas Fun. Cost £25. For more information or to book call us on 01207 565728 or follow the link below. 
http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Christmas+surprise&sub=Go%21


Saturday 18th 10:15am-12:45pm

So often life takes over and we are so busy doing other things that we forget to have time to sew. 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.

Brother Innov-is 27SE Ex-demo

We have an ex-demo available for only £299! 

This machine offers fantastic versatility for both the beginner and experienced sewer. The electronic ‘jog dial' provides fingertip control to easily choose from 50 stitch patterns, including 5 buttonholes. The backlit LCD screen allows you to see at a glance information about the stitch you have chosen, and the electronically controlled functions allow you to adjust the stitch sizes in a simple and precise way. Features like the built-in automatic needle threading system and quick set bobbin make it quick and easy to get started on your next sewing project.

Features:
• Easy to use Electronic Jog dial, makes stitch selection simple
• A total of 50 built-in stitches
• Automatic needle threading system
• 5 styles of 1-step automatic buttonhole
• Drop feed - for freemotion sewing
• Quick set top loading bobbin for easy threading
• Slide type speed control
• Hard Case - protects this machine when not in use
• 3 year warranty

Accessories Included:
• Buttonhole foot "A"
• Overcasting foot "G"
• Monogramming foot "N"
• Zipper foot "I"
• Zigzag foot "J" (on machine)
• Blind stitch foot "R"
• Button fitting foot "M"
• Seam ripper
• Bobbin (4) (One is on machine)
• Needle set
• Twin needle (centre)
• Cleaning brush
• Eyelet punch
• Screwdriver (large)
• Screwdriver (small)
• Spool cap (large)
• Spool cap (medium)
• Spool cap (small)
• Extra spool pin
• Spool net
• Foot controller
• Accessory bag
• Disc-shaped screwdriver
• Hard cover

Machine net weight: 8.3KG


For more information call us on 01207 565728.


Vote for us in the Craft Awards

We are delighted to be nominated in the British sewing Awards! Please follow the link below to vote for us in best north east shop category and vote for SixPenny Memories in best pattern house category.


We hope to see you soon! 

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Not long until Christmas!

Hello everyone!

With less than 50 days until Christmas it's time to start getting organised! We have a great range of Christmas fabrics and patterns to inspire you. If you have friends who love quilting and sewing we have some beautiful items that you could give as gifts. We also do gift vouchers if you think the recipient would like to choose something themselves.

Christmas Surprise classes

We still have some spaces available for our Christmas surprise classes that start this Friday 17th November. We also have classes on 21st, 22nd November & 2nd December. Each class is £25 and will be 10am-2:30pm. Call us or visit our website for more information or to book. http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Christmas+surprise&sub=Go%21

Sixpenny Memories on TV

Don't miss Kim & Debbie, SixPenny Memories on Hochanda today at 11am & 2pm.


We hope everyone has a lovely weekend and we hope to see you soon!


Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Product Of The Week, New fabric from Makower & more!

Hello!

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend! I just thought I would update you with what's new this week!

Product of the week

This weeks product of the week is the Melly & Me patterns.
- Miss Melly doll
- Kokeshi Family
- Feather the Fox
-Baa Baa the sheep
- Hop & Skip the kangaroo.
Each pattern is £9.99 and are perfect to make for the whole family for Christmas. Available in store, online or over the phone.
http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Melly+and+me&sub=Go%21

New from Makower

We have had a fabric delivery from Makower this morning.

We have the 'handmade' collection, essentials doodle ditzy, essentials heart & a linen texture red. From only £12 per metre. Visit our website, Facebook or Instagram to see some photos.

Mandy Pattullo

Mandy Pattullo is here on Thursday with her embroidered robin class. If you would like to book onto this class call us on 01207 5657278 or visit our website using the link below.

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/mandy-pattullo-class-thursday-9th-november-2017-1015-330pm.ir

We hope to see you soon!



Friday, 27 October 2017

Product Of The Week, Sew Saturday and more!

Hello!!

Sew Saturday

We had a great day on Saturday celebrating Sew Saturday! Lots of people came to see demos, take part in our raffle and get discounts. We had a lot of new faces as well as some of our regular customers and everyone loved chatting about what projects they are doing and what they are going to do next. We had some great entry's to our dog show. Our winners are Cath Cuthbertson, Meghan  and Ciara. Well done to our winners and to everyone who took part! We hope to see you all soon at one of our classes or in store.

McCalls Catalouge

The new McCalls Catalouge is now about with lots of new dressmaking patterns for the whole family. All patterns are half price until 4th November. Pop in to have a browse.

SixPenny Memories

Don't miss Kim and Debbie, SixPenny Memories on Hochanda TV this Sunday at 7am & 10am.

Loyalty Scheme

Don't forget if you are shopping on our website to use code 'MY20POUNDS' before you checkout to save 10%! Ifyou as shopping in store or over the phone the discount will be automatically applied. (Terms, conditions & exclusions apply)


Product Of The Week

This weeks product of  the week is the 'Seams to me' book by  Anna Marie Horner.
Admired fabric designer Anna Maria Horner draws on her passion for art, sewing, and textiles to inspire one-of-a-kind projects
Anna Maria Horner's signature style combines the techniques of a seasoned sewer with the vision of an artist. In Seams to Me: 24 New Reasons to Love Sewing, she walks you through the fundamentals, offering practical advice on everything from fabric selection to color choices to choosing and buying a sewing machine. Simple step-by-step instructions show you how to turn her designs into fanciful creations:

Sideways Squares Skirt
Prairie Blouse
Full Contact Cooking Apron
PlayingAlong Quilt
Doggie Dreams Bed
And so much more!
Vivid full-color photographs and designs will invite you into the creative process. Whether you're a beginner or a veteran, the twenty-four projects in this beautiful book will transform your home and wardrobe into a collection of unique treasures. 


Only £15!! Rrp £19.99

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/seams-to-me-by-anna-marie-horner.ir


We hope everyone has a lovely weekend and we hope to see you soon!

Our latest Newsletter

Hello

Last Saturday we had a brilliant 'Sew Saturday' event and thank everyone who came to visit the shop.

This week we have had a delivery of Moda Jelly Rolls, the choice is amazing and remember in store and on the website you will get 10% off using the MY20POUNDS Promotion Code (Some exclusions apply)

We have some new Classes added to the list for November including, Patchwork & Quilting Techniques, on Friday 3rd November; Mandy Pattullo is with us on Thursday 9th November making an adorable Robin design just in time for Christmas and we have added our Christmas Surprise Classes on various dates throughout the month starting on Friday 17th November, and finishing on Saturday 2nd December.

Also we have an Embroidery Machine Class on Friday 10th November and a Free Class on Saturday 18th November when you can come along and catch up with old friends.

If you are looking for a Sewing/Embroidery machine or an Overlocker contact us for some amazing offers from Brother and in store.

We also have a Longarm Quilting Service, turn that Patchwork top into an heirloom. Contact us for more details.

Kim is on Hochanda TV this Sunday 29th November at 7am and 10am, hope you can join her.

Happy sewing from
Kim & the team.