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, 29 September 2018

Our total raised for Macmillan!


I've just finished counting everyone's donations and raffle ticket money for Macmillan and we have made a grand total of £155.96! Thank you so much to everyone who came to our coffee mornings and donated.

We hope you all have a lovely weekend and hope to see you soon!

plus don't miss Kim on Hochanda tomorow at 8am and 11am!

Friday, 28 September 2018

What's happening this week at The Fat Quarters


We're nearly at the end of September and the weather is beginning to change and the nights are drawing in. We've had a lot of people in this week thinking about their Christmas projects. You get a FREE Six Penny Memories pattern when you buy 2 metres of fabric. Our sale is still on for 30% OFF fabric, FatPacks and fabric panels. We have some new Christmas panels that are selling fast. We also have the Up Up and Away panels that Six Penny Memories had on TV now in stock. We are waiting for a delivery from Makower that will be full of plains, creams and whites. We will let you know as soon as they come in. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for when they come in.

Kim is on TV this Sunday on Hochanda with Six Penny Memories at 8am and 11am. She has lots of new products including beautiful fabrics! Have a look on Hochanda website for a sneak peak. Don't miss out!

We had a delivery of new Moda Bakery this week. 101 Maple Street. Beautiful autumn creams, browns, blues and oranges. We have Charm Packs £12.50, Jelly Rolls £33.99 and Layer Cakes £33.99.  Visit our Facebook page for photos.

It's the last day of our Macmillan Coffee Morning this morning, we've had a very successful week. Pop in today for a cup of tea or coffee and some cake. We also have a raffle and games. Our raffle is £1 per strip.

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

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Autumn is just around the corner


I hope you all have a lovely weekend planned. Autumn is just around the corner so quilts will soon be needed to keep warm. We have some beautiful autumnal colours available. Don't forget we still have 30% OFF fabrics, FatPacks and fabric panels.

I've just been setting up for our Macmillan coffee mornings next week. We are having them on Tuesday. Wednesday morning and Friday. We hope to raise a lot of money for Macmillan. We have demos, raffles and of course cake!! Pop in and say hi.

Did anyone watch Kim on Hochanda last week with Six Penny Memories? If you missed the up up and away elephant panel you will be pleased to hear that we have just had a delivery of them to the shop. We don't have many, if you are interested you can pop in or call us on 01207 565728. They will be available on our website soon.

We hope to see you soon!

Friday, 14 September 2018

Our latest newsletter


Well I cannot quite believe that the school summer holidays are over for another year!

This week we have been making plans for our Macmillan Event and thinking about our Autumn window displays.

It has also been a week of finishing quilt tops and handing them over to Allison who works her magic on our Gammil Longarm quilting machine.

We do offer a quilting service and for more details and prices just give us a call.

In store we have the an X-Demo Brother M280D Sewing and Embroidery Machine for sale at £699. This is a £200 saving, the machine has a 3 year warranty and full support from us.

New in store are the Prym Pom Pom and Tassel Makers. These are great fun and a perfect way to add an embellishment to your projects.

Check out the Prym Love Vario Pliers and Snaps. Suitable for plastic or metal snaps, you will soon be using them in bags, duvets and Dressmaking projects.

Looking for Fabric then check out our Half Metre Packs, which are included in the 30% Fabric Sale.

Kim is on Hochanda TV this Sunday at 8am and 11am for Six Penny Memories.

Happy Sewing
Kim & the team

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

What's new here at The Fat Quarters


Did you all have a lovely weekend? I just thought I would update you with what's new this week.

Brother M280D EX-DEMO machine

We currently have a Brother M280D Ex-Demo machine currently available.

A fabulous bargain with £200 deducted from the usual retail cost of this sewing machine. This ex demonstator has been used for no more than a few hours sewing time and is fully serviced with a 3 year Warranty included.

Disney is Back - Innov-is M280D Combination Embroidery and Sewing Machine

The Brother Innov-is M280D is the ideal machine for embellishing your sewing and embroidery projects with the magical Disney touch. Featuring built-in embroidery designs, sewing stitches and embroidery fonts, this machine helps to make all of our creative project wishes come true.

Key Features:
•125 built-in embroidery patterns, including 45 designs featuring Disney characters
•181 sewing stitches
•High quality performance with compact size
•3.7” colour LCD touch screen
•USB port for USB flash drive

Contact us on 01207 565728 between 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday for further information.

Free Pattern 

If you buy 2 metres of Christmas fabric you will get a FREE Six Penny Memories pattern for a table runner. You can get two metres of the same or break it up such as 4 half metres of 8 fat quarters etc.

Half Price Books

We have a selection of half price books available in store at the moment. Pop in to have a look.

Overlocker class

We have an Overlocker class this Saturday 8th September, 10:15am-12:30pm.

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.
Cost £10.


Get To Know Your Sewing Machine class

We have a Get To Know Your Sewing Machine class this Friday 7th September

If you want to get the most out of your machine, learn new techniques, discover what the feet can do and more then this is the perfect class, one of our most popular. Cost £10.


Tilda Hot Chocolate Book

We have 1 copy of the NEW Tilda Hot Chocolate book available in store. Only £16.99!!

We hope to see you soon!