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Fabric Frolic Shop draw winners

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Fabric Frolic Shop draw winners

Hi Everyone Today, Mark from Sweet Lovers Cafe, where I know many of you enjoyed refreshments drew the Shop prize winners. I used a shoe box for the entries and it was choccas. These lucky ladies were: 1st - Karen Rees 2nd -  Yvonne Rusbridge 3rd - Nicole Dunning Congratulations to you all. Till next time Laurene

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News at The Quilters' Patch

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News at The Quilters' Patch

Hi everyone I hope you are all ready for a great year. This was the shop window for the Fabric Frolic. Angie had help from Olivia and Chloe. The girls did a wonderful job of painting the pebbles and glueing buttons onto them, they also lent Granma their mushroom outdoor setting. We had lots of visitors to the shop including our true blue Aussies on Australia Day. They came with flags and Akubra hat, and as they were leaving the sound of the cracking of a whip could be heard down Tuck Street. It was fun. Thank you to all...

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Technique classes with Chris Serong

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Technique classes with Chris Serong

Hi Everyone Thursday 1st November saw the first of our November technique classes. It was the introduction of foundation piecing to all the ladies who attended, and they learned how to stitch a block from Chris's Sunburst pattern. We could see that they were really chuffed with the results. Thursday 8th we completed the second of our November Technique class, which was a block from Chris's fan quilt. The ladies have been thoroughly enjoying themselves learning from Chris, she is a wealth of information and is always willing to share her knowledge and tips. I think there will be quilte...

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News and happenings at The Quilters' Patch

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News and happenings at The Quilters' Patch

Hello everyone Well, finally I have some time to write a blog. I have been stitching the new BOM called 'Welcome to my Garden' designed by Zoe Clifton, for our shop sample and it's looking very nice. It will be our first BOM for 2013. Recently I had a day at Squilters - Carrum Downs on 3rd October. The ladies were lovely and I did a little demo for them. As usual the show and tell was fantastic. Thank you ladies. My photo is a bit fuzzy but you can see that everyone is busy. We are excited about our...

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New Block of the Month - Nature's Gifts

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New Block of the Month - Nature's Gifts

I am very pleased to present a sneak peak at the first photos from our new block of the month, Nature's Gifts. Nature's Gifts has been designed by Leanne Knell of Petals and Patches, for The Quilters' Patch. The stitchery is complemented by the Garden of Delights fabric range, designed by Jules Davis for Blend Fabrics. This quilt features many delicate stitcheries of plants and cute little critters with a touch of needleturn applique and patchwork. Leanne's experience and skill show in this, her latest project, which is an exceptional design inspired by the beautiful fabrics. The project is suited...

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