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New from designer Kathy Hall

Beckwith has just arrived. What an incrediable rich and beautiful collection.

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and also by Kathy Hall is Weeping WIllows. Mourning greys, blacks, mauves and purples

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Instore and online - only $23.00 per metre. Will also be available in fat 1/8th and fat 1/4 collections.

Aurifil Cotton Mako Thread 50 wt

Aurifil Cotton Mako’ thread is made in Italy from extra-long staple Egyptian cotton, giving the thread the strength needed for all hand and machine purposes, including high speed machines. Cotton Mako’ threads are mercerised, a process that shrinks the fibre and increases its lustre, and affinity for dyeing, resulting in rich colours with a beautiful sheen.

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Finest of the threads, use for finely detailed work. Hand & Machine applique, foundation & miniature piecing, very detailed quilting, bobbin lace and machine embroidery 50 Weight - spool 200 metres - $6.50 ea

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Stunning Gail and Shot Cottons

A rainbow for the eyes. 

Gail is making a lovely quilt as you go using side kick rulers and shot cottons from my store for the the individual hexagon shape designs. Looks so beautiful and vibrant. Thanks for letting us share your stunning work.

 

Shot cotton fabrics available in fat 1/8 & 1/4 bundles or $23.00 per mt. #carolynkonigdesigns
 
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Old Sturbridge Village Anniversary is here

Old Sturbridge Village Anniversary by Judie Rothermel has arrived.

Judie Rothermel commemorates the first 70 years of Old Sturbridge Village, with a new group of sophisticated motifs and colors, for new quilters and long-time devotees alike.
Only $23.00 a metre. Also available in fat 1/4 and fat 1/8 collection packs.

 

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Shelley's Bright and Beautiful

Bright and beautiful show and tell from Shelley today. Lift's your spirits,  just looking at it. Well done. Cant wait to see it all sewn together.

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Quilt Norfolk 2016 is coming

Carolynwill be teaching at Quilt Norfolk 2016  from the 24th - till 29th October

 

Bookings are now open for Floral Fantasy 1703 and Oh George, and are filling fast. Both hand projects - so can be done anywhere - and what a great location to sew in - just divine.

 

If you ever wanted to go to Norfolk, perhaps this is the perfect opportunity.

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New Quiltmania Books have arrived

Take an Element - Seeing the possibilities by Margaret Sampson George

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Treasures from the Barn by Linda Collins

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The Crazy Haberdashers Inspiring Life by Brian Haggard

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Some back issues of Quiltmania Magazines can also be found in the book section of the website to purchase.

Can't help but love a beautiful book. So many now to choose from. Layby is welcome instore - if you really can't decide thou.

Work from the lovely Sonia

While Carolyn is off teaching in the USA, we had the honour of a visit from Sonia with some of her beautiful quilts. Designs by Di Ford Hall and Laundry Basket Quilts. Thanks so much for sharing such incrediable work. Beath taking.

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Introducing Montrose and French Montrose

This design has been created to feature large print fabric, in a focal, strippy style quilt.

The large print fabric is then further enhanced with rows of pinwheel flying geese on classic shirtings and completed with a beautiful hand appliqued floral centre panel.

This Signature Quilt has been released in conjunction with Carolyn Konig “Houghton Hall” Fabric Collection - Available from Penny Rose Fabrics

 

Available in Original Montrose featuring Houghton Hall fabric designed by Carolyn Konig (available May 2016)

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French Montrose (only 5 kits - available now)

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Show and Tell with Victoria and Wanda

Victoria has just finished her version of Michelle Yeo's quilt from the class held here late last year.  Beautiful work. 

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And Wanda's Pure Charm by Carolyn Konig Designs - is a pure delight. WOW

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It is always lovely to see completed projects that you have been working on. Thanks for sharing girls.

Old Cambridge Pike has arrived

Old Cambridge Pike has arrived instore. Featured in February 2016 Fabric Club.

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Walnut Grove from Little House on the Prairie

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All of these are now available online or perhaps a visit to the store is required.

Lots of lovely books due in the coming weeks.

Very Productive Group

The Wednesday Sit and Sew ladies have been very productive over the Christmas Break.  

Well done everyone.

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Summer Quiltworks is Coming.

Have you booked. Spaces are filling fast and you don't want to miss out.

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Majorie's Baskets

 

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and Hexagon Bag with Prize Winner tutor Gail Davis.

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Michelle Show and Tell

For everyone who doesn't believe Michelle can sew. Here is the proof that she can and does, when she gets the time. Beautifully quilted by Carolyn of course. The quilting makes all the difference. 

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Just the binding to go....

Fabric Club going out today

88 Fabric Club is in the mail today, and we know you are going to love it. Fantastic promotion this month to go with it. Enjoy......

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Never too late to join.

Judie Rothermel Georgetown Arrives

This week has seen an abundance of fabrics arrive. We are in heaven here at the store.

Judie Rothermel is always a favorite, and Georgetown is no exception.Airy florals of slate blue and tan, sparked with reds and neutral brown tones. Imagine quilts and home accents with a history as rich as the name itself. 22 fabrics in this collection. All $22.00 per metre

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New Isabella from Jo Morton. Small range instore and not too much on a bolt - so sorry will not go up online, but instore only.

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And finally as sneak peak for the 88 fabric club members for October. Look out for the post - and the extra ordinary special just for you. Not to be missed. We already know you are going to love it. Never to late to join thou......

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Floral Fantasy 1703 nearly completed

On to the binding of the last quilt for the Rocky Mountains Quilt Museum. Full pictures coming soon.

Colorado will be the first to see this beautiful quilt completed. Classes avaiable on the 9th and 10th November 2015. Bookings open now.

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Kindred Spirits, Flying Geese and Friendship Rings arrive

Kindred Spirits is now instore and live online. Beautiful rich and warm colours in civil war design. Perfect little quilt patterns that go with them. Available in six different designs.

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Friendships Rings  - Oh the pinks, Cheddars and Browns. And Flying Geese adds Reds into that mix as well. They are a perfect compliment to each other.

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Aunt Green is getting quilted

Are we excited. Yes indeed we are. Aunt Green has finally made it to the quilting machine. Such a pity we wont be able to enjoy it completed for long. It is off to Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Museum for a three month holiday. We hope all our lovely American quilters will enjoy it while it is there.

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Words can not describe how incrediable this quilt is.

Busy, Busy, But Making Progress

Carolyn seems to think sleep is over rated at present. But how beautiful is it looking.

Floral Fantasy 1703 is coming together. Spring must be here.......

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