Tools and Supplies

What Do I Need to Start Quilting?

There’s a huge range of tools and equipment available for quilters today but in actual fact you can start quilting with just a few basic items. Cutting Tools One of the best time saving tools available to quilters is the rotary cutter. Used in conjunction with a self-healing mat and quilting ruler they make cutting […]

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26 January 2017
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AQM 2016 Wrap-up

Wow! We spent a whirlwind 3 days in Melbourne last weekend hunting down beautiful fabrics, gorgeous threads, patterns and books for you at Australia’s annual trade show for quilt stores, Australian Quilt Market (AQM). We were spoiled for choice and are now thoroughly exhausted after walking roughly 20kms over 3 days. It was great to catch […]

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23 November 2016
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Dyeing to Have Fun!

Do you remember all the fun we used to have doing arts and crafts in primary school? Well, Julie Haddrick’s workshop, ‘Painted Sky Silhouettes’, took me right back to that happy place. The first day of the workshop was spent playing with heliographic sun dyes, which are actually fabric paints that mimic the look of […]

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07 November 2016
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