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, 27 May 2017

Brother Sewing Machine offers ending 31st May


Our current Brother Sewing Machine offers end on 31st May. If you are interested in any of the offers below or would like any information on any other sewing machines don't hesitate to contact us on 01207 565728 Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4pm. We are a Brother dealer and can offer you help and advie for choosing which sewing machine is best for you.

Offers ending 31st May

VR- Price reduced by £500 to £2999 OR a FREE metal stand & thread set.

Innov-is XV - Price reduced by £500 to £5999. PLUS a FREE premium upgrade package worth £329.99.

Innov-is F440E- FREE PED plus 2worth £349.

Innov-is F420 - choose from either a FREE quilt kit worth £149.99 OR a FREE Creative sewing pack and couture kit worth £144.98.

Innov-is 35 - FREE creative quilt kit worth £149.99.

Product of the Week


This weeks product of the week is our Rosalie Quinlan fabric packs.

Each pack contains 2 half metre pieces from the Rosalie Quinlan Grandmothers Garden Range and are £10.95 per pack.

These fabric packs are only available in store or over the phone. So call us on 01207 565728 or pop in.

Visit our Facebookage for images.

We hope to see you soon!

Friday, 26 May 2017

Classes in June


Below is the list or classes for June.

Friday 2nd June

Patchwork and Quilting Techniques

Tackling Broderie Perse in this session. Whilst it is french for Persian embroidery it is actually applique.
Take a floral fabric as seen in the photo and create a new design.
Simple fun and ideal for beginners.
Cost £17.

Friday 9th June
String Along A Star cushion.

Learn how to do String Piecing whilst making this delightful Star Cushion.
A great way to use up your scraps.
Suitable for a beginner. Finished Size 15 x 15 inch.
Cost £17 includes pattern.

Friday 16th June

Pleated Pineapple cushion

Pleated Patchwork gives dimension to quilting and it was made popular by the Victorians.
In the session we will explore the technique incorporating it into a cushion or you could make more and make a quilt. Cost £17.

Friday 23rd June

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

Learn how to get the best out of your sewing machine. £17,


Smocking with The Sewing Machine.

In this Class we will be exploring Sewing Machine Smocking.
This is a great technique which can be incorporated into Dressmaking, Home Decor etc.
Cost £15 includes information sheet.

Saturday 24th June
10:15am-2.30 pm

Discover Hand Quilting
Quilting by hand is a traditional pastime particularly in the North East. During the class you will be shown how to draft a pattern to the fabric, how to make a pattern fit to your project, how to hoop up the fabric and how to hand quilt. We will also discuss what needles and threads to use.

Included in the class will be an instructional leaflet which includes hints tips and a quilting template for you to take home. Suitable for beginners.


Don't forget we run workshops through the week. Bring your own project along to get help and guidance or to have a chat with others while sewing,

Tuesday 10:15am-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
Friday 1:15pm-3:15pm £6.50
Saturday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Saturday 10:15am-2:30pm £9.50

For anymore information on any of the classes or to book, call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website using the link below,


We hope to see you soon!



We have had a very busy and exciting day with New Fabrics arriving in store.

From Moda we have some beautiful 'Poetry Collection Wovens'. In amongst the muted colours is a lovelyblue and pink.  As you would expect from Moda the quality is amazing.

We also have had Moda 'Spellbound' arrive as well. The Pinks and Purples are really rich in colour.

In addition we have had a New Range in from Dashwood Fabrics. The range is called 'Confetti' and is perfect for Patchwork but I can see me making a new top or dress from these.

If you spend over £20 apply the Promotion Code MY20POUNDS it will reduce the Fabrics from £14 per metre to £12.60.

We have also had New Moda Bakery products in, True Blue is available as a Charm Pack, Jelly Roll orLayer cake.
We also have the Tana Lawn 'Regent Street' Jelly Roll, 'Corner of 5th& Fun' Jelly Roll and 'Thistle Farm' Jelly Roll.

We mentioned in the last Newsletter that the latest Book 'Imagine' was on its way from Nancy Halvorsen, well it arrived the next day and is now available for immediate delivery.

Kim is on Hochanda TV this Sunday 28th May with Six Penny Memories at 8am, 10am & 1pm.

Happy Sewing
Kim & the team at
The Fat Quarters



We have just had a delivery of new fabrics from Moda and Dashwood Fabrics.


We have the Spellbound range with beautiful pinks and purples which is £14 per metre. We also have their Poetry wovens range which is £14 per metre.

Dashwood Fabric

We have the Confetti range from Dashwood Fabric which is bright and floral and is £14 per metre.

Visit our website and Facebook page for photos and to buy.


We hope to see you soon!

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Mandy Pattullo


We are pleased to announce that Mandy Pattullo will be back in November to do another session. In the upcoming session she will be teaching you how to embroider a robin onto a handkerchief. This will be a perfect gift for someone for Christmas.

The class is on Thursday 9th November, 10:15am-3:30pm and is £40.

If you are interested in this class don't delay as it is filling up quickly.

Call us on 01207 565728, pop in or visit our website using the link below.


We hope to see you soon!

Product of the Week


Our new Product Of The Week is the new 'Imagine' book by Nancy Halvorsen.

The book is made up of 12 blocks with scenes from throughout the year such as snowmen for winter, hearts for Fenruary and a pumpkin for October. The different blocks can be made into one quilt which finishes at 66" x 85" .
Alternatively you can make the blocks into small hangings or cushion covers. You can also make banners (bunting) to hang around your home.

The book will take you trough each block with sizes, quantities and step by step guides . In the centre of the book Nancu has included the templates for each project. She has also written at the front which companies she has used for extra items such as buttons and hangers.

The book is £18.99 and we have limited stock available so don't miss out on this great book. Pop in store, call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website using the link below.


We hope to see you soon!