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.

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Brother Offers ending soon


Did you all catch Six Penny Memories on Create and Craft on Sunday? Wasn't Kim brilliant! She will be back on at the end of February if you didn't record the program.

Our SALE is still on at the moment. 30% OFF fabric, FatPacks and fabric panels. Fabrics from only £7 per metre!! Have a look at our website or pop in to have a look.


If you have been thinking about the current Brother offers don't miss our as they finish tomorow.
The offers are-

PR1050X - REDUCED by £1000 to only £7999

Innov-is VQ2- FREE wide table and FREE Mettler 96 piece silk finish quilting thread pack worth £299.98. 

Innov-is F480 - FREE PE DESIGN Plus 2 worth £349.00

Innov-is A150 - FREE Creative quilt kit worth £149.99 

Give us a call on 01207 565728 for more information. 

We hope you all have a lovely week and we hope to see you soon. 

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Six Penny Memories on TV


Don't miss Six Penny Memories on TV this Sunday. They have moved to Create and Craft and this is Kim's first show of 2019 and first show back on create and craft. She will be on at 8am for 2 hours. After this she will be on the last Sunday of each month at 8am and then another hour later on.

Create and Craft channels

Freeview - 23
Sky - 683
Virgin - 748
Freesat - 813

Also availble on Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

Don't forget record it if your going to be out. Kim has lots of beautiful fabrics and has some great demos planned.

We hope to see you soon!

Do u follow us on Facebook?


Do you know we have a Facebook page? If you are on Facebook give us a like amd follow us. You will be able to stay up to date with fabrics, offers, patterns and lots more! I also share posts of what the girls in our workshops are making and the different classes we have on. Just search for The Fat Quarters.

We are also on Instagram. This is the perfect way to see all of our fabrics. I've just been adding some new photos today. If you are on Instagram give us a follow.


Saturday, 19 January 2019

This week at The Fat Quarters


We hope your all having a lovely weekend. It's been a busy week of workshops here at The Fat Quarters. Lots of new projects are being started. Many of the girls have made resolutions of finishing some of their started projects. If you also have this as your New Years resolution why not come to one of our workshops? It's a great chance to get new ideas, chat about sewing and meet new friends. We have different times and days availble. 

Tuesday- 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50 or 10:15am-3pm £9.50
Wednesday- 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Friday - 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
We have some Saturdays available but please call us on 01207 565728 to check our availability.

New Years Resolutions

Have you made any New Years resolutions? Maybe it's to get your sewing room tidy. If so, we have the perfect storage for your from Prym. The organiser has 9 boxes which are perfect for storing needles, pins, buttons, beads and lots more. The organiser is currently on SPECIAL OFFER. Was £19.99 now only £13.99!! We also have other Prym storage available in store and on our website. 

Limited stock 

We have a few items now limited stock. The Minnie Mouse panel is perfect for a quick quilt, just add a backing and wadding, quilt it, add binding and your done. The panel was £15.99 now only £11.19 in our sale! 

We only have a few left of the Prym backpack which is currently on special offer. It was £72.00 now only £45.00. It's perfect for going to workshops and classes. It's very comfortable and even has space for your laptop. 

Daisy the dog kits are perfect for both adults and children. The kits celebrate Sew Saturday. We only have the green kit available. Daisy the Dog Kit. Includes fabric, ribbon, felt for ears and buttons for eyes. Finished Size: Approx 28cm x 17cm. The kit is only £9.99. 

We hope you all have a lovely weekend that is full of sewing and quilting and we hope to see you soon. 

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Our sale is still on!


Hope you all have a lovely weekend planned. Will there be any patchwork, quilting or sewing done this weekend? Don't forget we still have 30% OFF fabric, FatPacks and fabric panels. Why not get the fabrics ready for your next project while the sale is till on? Maybe you need backing for a quilt, the extra wide fabrics are also included in the sale.

Fat packs

Our sale includes FatPacks. Each one contains 4 fat quarters that have been put together to contrast and work well together. You could make a cushion front, dolls clothes and lots more with them! Their also grat for or giving your sewing if you wanted to just cut squares and sew them together. In the sale they start from only £7.99!!


Fabric panels

Our fabric panels are ideal for a quick and easy quilt. We have Minnie Mouse, elephants, Christmas and more! Simply choose a backing and wadding, quilt them together, add a binding and your quilt is done. We also have some panels for place mat settings which are great for family get together or to freshen up your table decorations. Follow the link to have a look at them on our website.


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


Wednesday, 9 January 2019



We are back to our normal opening hours this week of Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4pm.
All of our workshops are up and running again. If you would like to come to a workshop just give us a call on 01207 565728. You don't have to sign up to a block number of sessions, you don't even have to stick with the same day. You could come on a Tuesday one week then a Wednesday the next week. Some people come once a month just for some time to themselves to get some sewing done. We have different days availble
Tuesday- 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50 or 10:15am-3pm £9.50
Wednesday- 10:15am -12:45pm £6.50
Friday - 10:15am -12:45pm £6.50

We offer some Saturdays but please contact us to see which dates are free.
When you come to the workshop you will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing kit including scissors, rotary cutter, threads, stitch ripper etc. If you have a pattern that you are working on bring this with you and any fabrics you would like to use. Alternatively we have patterns and fabrics here if you wanted guidance for a beginners project.

If you would like Any further information feel free to give us a call on 01207 565728.

Social media

Are you on Facebook or Instagram? Give us a like and follow to keep up to date with what we have going on, what's new and any special offers. I regularly put photos on of people's work from our classes and workshops.

January Brother Offers

Brother Sewing UK January Offers

PR1050X - REDUCED by £1000 to only £7999

Innov-is VQ2- FREE wide table and FREE Mettler 96 piece silk finish quilting thread pack worth £299.98. 

Innov-is F480 - FREE PE DESIGN Plus 2 worth £349.00

Innov-is A150 - FREE Creative quilt kit worth £149.99 

For any further information in these offers or any other machines in the Brother range pop in or call us on 01207 565728. 

Friday, 4 January 2019

Nancy Halvorsen Special Offer

It's our first workshop after the new year today. Everyone is chatting, drinking tea and eating Terry's famous cheese scones! There's lots to catch up on, everyone is chatting about their Christmas. Some people are starting new projects, others are getting back to what they started before the Christmas break.

Nancy Halvorsen

We have a special offer on the NEW Nancy Halvorsen book. Her new book is called Home Grown.

This book features projects that focus on home and family and the values that keep us close. the book includes three large quilts, mini quilts, pillows, a table topper and size new tea towels! The towels are also used to make four different aprons and pot holders. The book has full size templates in . £24.99 

If you buy this book and her Imagine book you will get the Imagine book Half Price! This special offer is only valid in store and over the phone on 01207 565728. 

Thursday, 3 January 2019

New year project inspiration


Do you need some inspiration for a new project for the new year? Have a look on our Facebook and Instagram pages for some great projects. The Thimbleberries Tulip House quilt pattern is only £5.50!! The Six Penny Memories Medallion Quilt from their Shopping days book is excellent if you fancy a challenge. The book is only £9.99 and comes with lots of beautiful projects. Another great idea is the Folded Bow Tie Kit. This is only £18.95 and includes the fabrics for the quilt top and the pattern. If you are new to patchwork you could start with a Moda Charm Pack. These handy squares are perfect for you to practice your sewing. Each one contains 42 5" squares. You could make hem into a cushion, a lap quilt or a bag. Only £12.50 per charm pack. Follow the link for more information.


Today I am going to make some Women of Courage packs. These beautiful fabrics from Windham will make your homes look warm and cosy, perfect for this time of year. Each pack contains 3 x half metre pieces. Even better, they are included in our 30% SALE! I will post on our Facebook when they are all made up.

Don't forget that voting for the International Craft Awards closes at 5pm today! We are nominated for the Best Independent Retail Shop in the North of England category. Follow the link below to vote.


We hope to see you soon.

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Happy New Year!!


Happy New Year to you all!! 

Did you all have a nice Christmas and New Year? It's our first day open of 2019 today. The Christmas decorations are coming down and in their place I will be putting up some lovely spring and floral decorations. Perfect for brightening up January. We are now back to our normal opening hours of Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm.

30% SALE

We have 30% OFF fabric, fabric packs and fabric panels. Treat yourself to something new to start the new year. We have some beautiful fat packs and half metre packs availble. The discount is availble in store, over the phone and on our website. (Terms, conditions and exclusions apply)


International Craft Awards

Voting for the international craft awards closes tomorrow!! Don't forget to vote for us in the BestIndependent  retail shop in the North of England category. Everyone who votes is entered into a prize draw to win a luxury 2 night break worth £1500!! Why not get your family and friends to join in and vote for us too? The link to vote is just below.


New Years Resolutions

Do you have any new year resolutions? Maybe you have lots of unfinished projects that you would like to complete. Why not come along to one of our workshops and have a chat to others while you sew. We have different days available

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
We also have some Saturdays available. Call us on 01207 565728 for these dates.

If you are interested in our workshops you can book them online or call us on 01207 565728 to let us know you are coming.

We hope to see you soon!