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.

Friday, 22 September 2017

21st September Newsletter

Hello

Just a quick reminder to let you know the 25% SALE ends at midnight on Saturday 23rd September 2017. Last opportunity to grab a bargain.

The Sew Saturday event on 21st October is getting closer and the 'Daisy the Dachshund' Kits are proving very popular.

We have one X-Demo Machine in store the Brother Innov-is 27 RRP £349. Available  with a 3 Year Warranty for £299.

Do you have any finished Quilt tops and don't like quilting? Did you know we offer a Long Arm Quilting Service? Send the quilt to us and we will turn into a family heirloom. Contact us for more information.

Happy Quilting
Kim & the team

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Classes, Christmas, Macmillan and more!

Hello!

Hope everyone had a lovely sewing filled weekend! Hope some of you caught Kim & Debbie, Six Penny Memories on Hochanda on Monday!

Product Of The Week

This weeks Product Of The Week is the 'Home Sweet Home' panel to make a cute bunny!
Designed by Melly & Me for Riley Blake, this cotton panel is perfect for making your very own rabbit softy. This panel measures approximately 24'' x 44''. The panel is only £6.75 in our SUMMER SALE! 

http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/sweet-home-p3732-panel-blue.ir

Summer Sale

It's the FINAL WEEK of our SUMMER SALE which ends this Saturday! Don't miss out on saving 25% OFF fabrics, Moda Bakery, waddings, notions, books and more! Shop in store, online and over the phone on 01207 565728.

Classes in September

We still have some spaces for he following classes in September.

Saturday 23rd

Sew Saturday Projects.
Sew Saturday is on Saturday 21st October and is an annual event celebrating the bricks and mortar quilt shops organised by Sew Magazine.
This years mascot is Daisy the Daschund.The Fat Quarters has created a variety of Kits suitable for all ages and abilities.
The Fat Quarters is celebrating the event by hosting a series of Classes leading up to the day which will culminate in a Daisy Daschund Sew Saturday Dog Show, Demonstrations & Special Events.
If you purchase one of the Kits the Class will be Free, if you choose to use your own fabrics the cost is £10.

Friday 29th

Get to know your Sewing Machine 10:15am-12:30pm £17

Free Machine Quilting 1:15pm-3:30pm £10
Try out the different ways of Free Machine Sewing in this class. The Class will show you how to set up your Sewing Machine for Free Machine Sewing and you will make a set of sample blocks that can be incorporated into a Cushion. 

Saturday 30th

Dressmaking 10:15am-12:45pm

Have you ever fancied dressmaking? Come along to our class with our experienced teacher Wendy. In each session you will learn a dressmaking technique/skill such as how to insert a zip, how to change a pattern to suit your shape and how to decide which fabric is best to use. After this you will get time to make your own garment with help and guidance along the way. The classes are perfect for beginners and those with some experience. All of his for only £10 per session!

Mandy Pattullo

Mandy Pattullo will be joining us again on Thursday 9th November to do a 'Robin' class.
During the class she will be showing you how to Embroider a Robin, perfect for Christmas to keep or give as a gift. Cost £40. These classes get booked up quickly so book early to avoid disappointment. 

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

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Don't forget we are holding a Coffee morning to raise money for Macmillan again this year on Friday 29th September, 10am-4pm. Pop in for a cake and a cuppa. We will be having a raffle and games as well.

Countdown to Christmas

With Christmas less than 100 days away it's the ideal time to make a start on your Christmas projects! We have some beautiful festive fabrics from Moda, Lecien & Makower available. Pop in or shop online while our SALE is on to save 25%!

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


We hope to see you soon!
http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk


Saturday, 16 September 2017

Perfect weather for sewing

Hello everyone!

It's the perfect weather for sewing today! Typical British rain!  If you need anything else for your projects we still have our 25% OFF SUMMER SALE on. Shop online if you don't fancy leaving your warm home!

We also have waddings back in stock which are included in our SALE!

Our SALE will be ending next Saturday, 23rd September so don't miss out!

Classes next Week

Tuesday- Workshop.

Come along to our Workshop to work on your own project with help and guidance if you need it.

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

Wednesday- Workshop
10:15am-12:45pm £6.50

Friday Workshop
10:15am-12:45pm £6.50

Beamish trip
We have very few spaces left for our trip to Beamish to see the quilts. Call us on 01207 565728 for more information.

Saturday

Sew Saturday is on Saturday 21st October and is an annual event celebrating the bricks and mortar quilt shops organised by Sew Magazine.
This years mascot is Daisy the Daschund.The Fat Quarters has created a variety of Kits suitable for all ages and abilities.
The Fat Quarters is celebrating the event by hosting a series of Classes leading up to the day which will culminate in a Daisy Daschund Sew Saturday Dog Show, Demonstrations & Special Events.
If you purchase one of the Kits the Class will be Free, if you choose to use your own fabrics the cost is £10.

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

We hope to see you soon! 

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

Classes in October

Hello

Here is a list of our classes for October. If you are interested in any of the classes or wild like more information you can call us on 01207 565728, pop in to see us or visit our website.

Friday 6th 

Getting ready for Christmas, 10:15am-12:45pm £10

It is never too early to start a Christmas project!
Quick simple project ideal for beginners.
Cost £10.

Overlocker: Beginners and a Beyond, 1:30pm-3:30pm £10

This Class is a must for anyone who has an Overlocker Machine or is thinking about buying one. We will introduce you to the basics of the Overlocker, threading, cleaning and the basic stitches and adjustments that can be made. Then explore a variety of different techniques using the machine

Saturday 7th

Sew Saturday Class 2pm - 4pm

Sew Saturday is on Saturday 21st October and is an annual event celebrating the bricks and mortar quilt shops organised by Sew Magazine.
This years mascot is Daisy the Daschund.The Fat Quarters has created a variety of Kits suitable for all ages and abilities.
The Fat Quarters is celebrating the event by hosting a series of Classes leading up to the day which will culminate in a Daisy Daschund Sew Saturday Dog Show, Demonstrations & Special Events.
If you purchase one of the Kits the Class will be Free, if you choose to use your own fabrics the cost is £10.

Hand Quilting Class 2pm-4pm

Come along to this class and learn how to hand quilt. £15

Friday 13th

Sew Saturday class 10:15am-12:45pm


Sew Saturday is on Saturday 21st October and is an annual event celebrating the bricks and mortar quilt shops organised by Sew Magazine.
This years mascot is Daisy the Daschund.The Fat Quarters has created a variety of Kits suitable for all ages and abilities.
The Fat Quarters is celebrating the event by hosting a series of Classes leading up to the day which will culminate in a Daisy Daschund Sew Saturday Dog Show, Demonstrations & Special Events.
If you purchase one of the Kits the Class will be Free, if you choose to use your own fabrics the cost is £10.

Saturday 14th

Discover Hand Quilting 10:15am-2:30pm



Come along to this class to learn how to hand quilt. £15

Friday 27th

Get to know your Sewing Machine 10:15am-12:45pm

Come along to this class and find out what your Sewing Machine is capable of. £17

Saturday 28th

Pre-Cut friendly block 10:15am-12:45pm 

Come along to this class to learn how to use pre-cut fabrics and turn them into blocks. £15.

Workshops

Tuesday 
10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
10:15am - 3pm £9.50
1:15pm-3pm £6.50
6pm-8:30pm £6.50 (please note this is every 2 weeks)

Wednesday
10:15am-12:45pm £6.50

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

Saturday
10:15am-12:45pm £6.50

For more information or to book, call us on 01207 565728, pop in and see us or visit our website.
http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/?searchStr=Classes&sub=Go%21

We hope to see you soon! 

Friday, 15 September 2017

Our latest newsletter


Hello

The 25% SALE will end on Saturday 23rd September.

We will be having our 'Sew Saturday' Event in store on the 21st October 2017. This years mascot is Daisy the Dachshund and we have put together a number of Sew Saturday Kits & Classes to celebrate the event and remember the Kits are included in the 25% SALE.

There are some amazing bargains to be had including Moda 'Lucky Day' Charm Pack which is reduced to £9.87. The Tula Pink book' Quilts from the House' £11.99, The Bazooples Campout Panel £11.24, and theLecien Fabric Ranges are also included in the 25% Sale.

We have two Brother X-Demo Sewing Machines available. Both have a 3 year warranty.

The Brother Innovis VR machine is an Embroidery & Free Motion machine. We are including the stand and numerous hoops. The VR machine alone has an RRP of £3499 the X-Demo and all of the included accessories is £2750 a saving of £1348.98.

We also have the Brother Innovis 27 available reduced by £50 to £299.

Happy Quilting
Kim & the team

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

New Product of the Week

Hello everyone!

It's Tuesday again which means a new 'Product Of The Week'. This week it's the Tula Pink book, 'Quilts from The House of Tula Pink'.

Quilts from the House of Tula Pink contains 10 large quilt projects and 10 smaller accessory sewing projects each in vivid, vibrant colour, the Tula Pink way.

Tula Pink is an American quilt designer who has a distinct style. She is a worldwide icon and has worked with Moda & FreeSpirit Fabrics. The book includes patterns for quilts, cushions and more! Each one has beautiful colours and designs that reflects Tula Pinks style. 

The book is included in our SUMMER SALE and is only £11.99! 

There is only limited stock available with these books so don't miss out! Available in store, on our website or over the phone on 01207 565728. 

Follow the link below to shop.


http://www.thefatquarters.co.uk/quilts-from-the-house-of-tula-pink.ir

We hope to see you soon!

Friday, 8 September 2017

This week at The Fat Quarters

Hello everyone, just a little update about what's been going on this week.

Product Of The Week

This weeks Product of the week is our Hand Quilting Kit. Perfect for a gift/stocking filler or to make whilst travelling or on holiday.
Kit includes a piece of wadding, calico, calico with a Celtic knot printed on, and a needle.
Only £3.74 in our SUMMER SALE!

Classes Next Week

This is a list of our classes for next week.

Tuesday workshop 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50. 10:15am-3pm £9.50. 1:15pm-3pm £6.50. 6pm-8:30pm £6.50.

Wednesday workshop 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50.

Friday workshop 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50

Friday Hawaiian Appliqué
Hawaiian Appliqué & Quilting using the Sewing Machine. Whilst this form of appliqué is traditionally done by hand we will tackle it using the sewing machine. The first part of the session we will look at the appliqué design and its traditions and then we will quilt the block. Ideal for beginners.
Cost £17.
10:15am-2:30pm

To book onto any of our classes call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website. 

Summer Sale

Our 25% OFF SUMMER SALE is still on! Don't miss out on savings on your fabric, notions, waddings and much more! 

(Excludes magazines, sewing machines & their accessories and sale fabric) 

Sew Saturday 

Come and join us on Saturday 21st October to celebrate Sew Saturday. This is a celebration of bricks and mortar shops that are here for people to come and browse fabric and get advice on their projects. 
This year's mascot is Daisy the Daschund. There are kits available to make, cushions, pin-cushions, felt toys and fabric toys. We are holding a 'dog show' as well. There will be 3 categories under 10s, 10-16 and 16+. Kim & Debbie from Six Penny Memories will be here to judge the entry's. If you would like to enter pop in store to see the kits. There will be demonstrations on throughout the day as well. We will be open 10am-4pm so pop in and say hello and celebrate sewing shops! 

Macmillan Coffee Morning

We are holding another Macmillan Coffee morning on Friday 29th September. Come along and joint us for a cuppa and a cake to raise money for Macmillan and celebrate the excellent work they do! There will be a raffle and games and a prize for star baker! We will be open 10am-4pm.

We hope to see you soon!

www.thefatquarters.co.uk