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, 24 March 2017

Brand New This Week!

Hello

A few new things have come in this week which are available in store, over the phone or on our website.

Fabric

We have a new range in from Makower called Galaxy. This fabric is perfect for anyone who loves astronauts, planets, space and robots. The range is £14 per metre.

Osnaburg and tea-dyed calico are back in stock, Osnaburg is £10 per metre and tea-dyed calico is £10 per metre.

Moda

NEW from Moda bakery is the poetry collection.
Layer cake £32.99
Jelly Roll £32.99
Charm pack £11.99.  You will receive a FREE pattern with every charm pack.

Books

We have 3 new books available.

The Essential Sampler Quilt Book

This book contains 40 blocks with step by step guides to making them as well as diagrams. An ideal book for beginners . You will learn different techniques throughout the book such as traditional patchwork and appliqué,

£19.99

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.

£15.99

The Quilters Paper Piecing Workbook


Learn foundation paper-piecing one block at a time
Through more than 20 unique paper-pieced blocks that are used in 18 unique quilted projects, you'll gain confidence and skill. Start with the basics that show you step-by-step how to foundation paper-piece your first blocks with projects that allow you to put your new skills to work. When you're ready for a paper-piecing challenge, get more adventurous with blocks that encourage you to take risks with foundation paper-piecing--with impressive results! Elizabeth has taught thousands of quilters the joy of foundation paper-piecing, now it's your turn. Discovering the possibilities that foundation paper-piecing has to offer has never been easier!
£19.99

For more information on any of these products call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website.

www.thefatquarters.co.uk

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Classes in April & May

Hello

Here is a list of our classes so far for April & May. To book onto a class visit our website,  Call us on 01207 565728 or pop into the shop.

April

Friday 7th
10:15am-2:30pm
£17.

Patchwork & Quilting Technqiues

In this class you Willard how to make a folded pineapple and turn it into a cushion

Saturday 8th
10:15am-2:30pm
£15

Satin Stitch Basics

Friday 21st April
10:15am-12:30pm
£17
Get to know your sewing machine

Find out what your sewing machine is capable of.

1:15pm-3pm
Overlocker-how to make a bag
£10

Learn how to make a bag using your Overlocker.

Saturday 22nd

10:15am-12:3pm
Simple sampler Quilt
£10

Learn how to make a simple sampler quilt

1:15am-3pm
Get to know beginners
£10

If you have a sewing machine but aren't comfortable with it or don't know where to start this class will be ideal for you. It will be a back to basics lesson about the sewing machine.

Tuesday 25th
10:15am-2:30pm
Simply hearts quilt.
£20
Learn how to make the simply hearts quilt. This class will be over two sessions with the second session on 9th May.

Saturday 29th
10:15am-12:45pm
Dressmaking
£10
If you have ever fancied dressmaking this class will be ideal for you. In each session you will learn a skill such as how to insert a zip, changing a pattern or inserting a dart. You will also get the chance to make your own garment with the help and guidance of our dressmkaking teacher.

May

Friday 5th
10:15am-2:30pm
£17
Patchwork and quilting techniques.
In this session you will learn a technique and how to make it into a project.

Saturday 6th
10:15am-2:30pm
Simply Hearts Quilt
£20
Learn how to make the simply hearts quilt. This class will be over two sessions with the second session on 6th May.

Friday 19th & Saturday 20th
10:15am-2:30pm
Garment Carrier
£17
Learn how to make a stylish garment carrier using a layer cake and a charm pack.


Thursday 25th & Friday 26th
10:15am-12:30pm
£17
Get to know your sewing machine

Saturday 28th
10:15am-12:45pm
£10
Dressmaking.

If you have ever fancied dressmaking this class will be ideal for you. In each session you will learn a skill such as how to insert a zip, changing a pattern or inserting a dart. You will also get the chance to make your own garment with the help and guidance of our dressmkaking teacher. 

Workshops

We have workshops throughout the week if you are working on a project and would like some guidance or just fancy a chat with others while sewing.

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
Saturday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Saturday 10:15am-3pm £9.50.

We hope to see you soon!








Saturday, 18 March 2017

New Moda

Hello

We have a new Moda bakery collection available.

The poetry collection by 3 sisters. Ideal for spring time with lots of florals. Available in Jelly Roll, Layer Cake and Charm Pack. You will receive a FREE pattern when you buy any Charm Pack.

Jelly Roll £32.99
Layer Cake £32.99
Charm Pack £11.99.


Pop in to our shop or visit our website.

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

20% off fabric!

Hello

We have 20% off fabric & fabric panels this weekend only to celebrate international quilting day.

We are open 10-4 today.

The offer is running on our website until midnight on Sunday 19th March.

Don't miss out!

www.thefatquarters.co.uk

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Upcoming classes

Hello

Here is a list of our up coming classes.

March

Overlocker
Friday 17th March , 10:15am-12:30pm, £10.

This class will cover threading, maintaining and the useful different functions of the Overlocker.

Chenille
Saturday 18th March, 10:15am- 2:30pm, £17.

This class will show you how to do the technique of chenille with a cushion.

Get to know your sewing machine

Thursday 23rd March & Friday 24th March, 10:15am-12:45pm. £17.

Explore the different functions of your sewing machine.

Dressmaking

Saturday 25th March, 10:15-12:45pm, £10.

Learn how to dressmake and learn a new technique in every class. Our dressmaking teacher will guide you through making different garments,

April

Patchwork & Quilting Techniques 

Friday 7th April , 10:15am-2:30pm, £17.

Learn different patchwork and quilting techniques.

Satin Stitch Basics

Saturday 8th April, 10:15am-2:30pm, £17,

Get to know your sewing machine

Friday 21st April, 10:15am-12:30pm, £17.

Simple sampler quilt

Saturday 22nd April, 10:15am-12:30pm, £17

Get to know your sewing machine complete beginners

Saturday 22nd April, 1:15pm-3pm, £10.
In this class you will be covering zips, overcasting foot and buttons.




Tuesday, 14 March 2017

This week at The Fat Quarters

Hello,

Just a little update about what's going on this week here at The a Fat a Quarters.

EX-demos

We have 2 ex demos available at the moment.
The Brother Innov-is 800 E  £2200
The Brother V5 £899.

With both of these machines we are offering PE DESIGN 10 software for an amazing price of £300! The normal price is £999!

If you would like more information about the machines call us on 01207 565728, visit our website or pop into the shop.

Workshops
We have workshops on a Tuesday , Wednesday morning & Friday morning, if you fancy coming along to work on your own project with some help and guidance please give us a call on 01207 565728.

Overlocker
We have an Overlocker class on Saturday 10:15am-12:30pm. The class will cover how to thread, clean and maintain the Overlocker. You will also be able to look at the different useful functions of the Overlocker. The class is ideal for beginners and for those who have been using the Overlocker for a while. The class is £10. For more information or to book, call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website.

We hope to see you soon!

Friday, 10 March 2017

NEW!!

Hello

Just a little update about more new things that have arrived this week.

Fabric

Makower scandi 4 is here! Only £12 per metre,

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



We also have new fabrics from Nutex, elephant fabric and bird house fabric.




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


Check our website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages for photos.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Offers!!

Hello

We have some great offers available at the moment.

Fatpack Friday!
Friday 10th March

Save 20% on FatPacks in store and online this Friday only!

FREE patterns

- FREE disappearing 4 patch pattern with every charm pack.

- FREE Thimbleberries sweetheart runner pattern with every Thimbleberries pack.

- FREE Thimbleberries pattern when you buy 2 metres of Thimbleberries fabric.

BUY ONE GET ONE FREE

Our letters tied with blue stamps are now buy one get one free in store and over the phone only!

Loyalty Points

We have a loyalty scheme in store. For every £20 you spend you will get a star crossed off the card. When you are going along you will hit 3 £5 vouchers to use in store. When you reach the end of the card you will receive a £20 voucher to spend in store.

Terms and conditions and exclusions apply.


SAVE 10%

Save 10% when you spend £20 in store and online. If you are shopping online enter code MY20POUNDS before you checkout.

Some exclusions apply.

Half metre pieces

We have a half metre piece basket available in store which has lots of different fabrics and end of line fabrics. Prices start at £5.

We hope to see you soon!

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

What's new!

Hello,

Just a little update about what's new and what's been happening here at The Fat Quarters.

Brother Scan'N'Cut days

We held two UK exclusive Brother Scan'N'Cut days at the end of February with John Bloodworth as part of his 'All Counties Craft Challenge' in aid of  Mind charity. We raised a massive £460 over the two days with the class and a raffle. John has now raised his total of £20,000!!

New in store

We have some new items available. Metal D-rings are in stock for only 50p each!

Bag feet are new in for only 50p each. They are great for finishing off bags!

We have new cotton and linen blend squares available. There are different patterns and the squares are 19.5"x19.5" and are £2.00 each.

Ex-Demo machines

We have a few ex-demo machines available at the moment.

Innov-is V5

Brother Innov-is V5 (Ex Demo) - Available for £2200 (A saving of £799 from the normal retail price). 3 year warranty.

Why not Add the PE Design 10 software for an additional £300. (Normal Retail Price £999)

Innov-is V5 sewing, quilting and embroidery machine.
Create beautiful embroidery, quilting and home décor with the new Long-arm Innov-is V5.

• Extra large long arm – 11.25" (285mm)
• ICAPS continuous automatic pressure system – continually detects fabric thickness for superior stitch quality
• 10" (258mm) full-spectrum LED lighting
• Large 300mm x 180mm embroidery area – ideal for larger projects
• High-speed sewing and embroidery
• Large LCD touch screen – including on-screen editing for embroidery projects
• USB ports – making it easy to import designs

Innov-is 800E


Innov-is 800E (Ex Demo). £400 off normal retail price, 3 year warranty.

Why not Add the PE Design 10 software for an additional £300. (Normal Retail Price £999)

If you've been thinking about adding an embroidery-only machine to your existing sewing machine, you should consider the Innov-is NV800E.

• 160 x 260 mm embroidery area


• 138 built-in embroidery patterns
• Colour LCD touch screen
• Quick-set bobbin
• Auto needle threader
• 11 built-in fonts



For more information on any of these call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website, 

www.thefatquarters.co.uk