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Come to the Quilters' Patch for a stashbustin' good time

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Come to the Quilters' Patch for a stashbustin' good time

There are still a couple of places available for Julie's Stashbuster class. This class is a great way to use some of the stash that I know most of you have. Come and get creative with Julie and have some fun with your fellow quilters. This is a monthly class, run on Thursdays from 10-3. Contact us for more details. Also, we have just received delivery of a wonderful range of Christmas fabrics. I cant believe it's August already and in no time at all we'll be celebrating Christmas. Get inspired to create some Christmas wonders with the latest fabrics....

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Christmas in July is coming to The Quilters' Patch

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Christmas in July is coming to The Quilters' Patch

On Sunday 22 July we will be hosting the first Christmas in July at The Quilters' Patch. The project we will be working on is a miniature quilt with a Christmas theme. Cost: $100 (including kit) Time: 10am -3 pm Morning, afternoon tea and lunch provided, with a twist on traditional Christmas fare. Hand Quilting There are still a few places for Mel Hunt's hand quilting class. We are running this class in term three due to popular demand. Mel is a great teacher and a wealth of knowledge. You are sure to enjoy this class and learn techniques to...

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New ranges, upcoming classes and some crafty kids ideas

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New ranges, upcoming classes and some crafty kids ideas

New Fabric range available now Malie for Mon Cherie has arrived at The Quilters Patch. These beautiful soft floral fabrics are made in Japan and feature pale pink, blue, taupe and cream. Mel Hunt will be here soon! Places are filling fast for our upcoming hand quilting class. Mel Hunt will be teaching her method of hand quilting this coming Wednesday July 18, 25 July and 1 August from 12.30pm – 2.30pm. Cost is $60 for three sessions, and $20 for your kit. Crafty kids ideas We have some great little projects to keep the kids entertained on these cold...

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Photos of Judy Newman's museum medallion class and our Friday (not just) Dear Jane quilting group

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Photos of Judy Newman's museum medallion class and our Friday (not just) Dear Jane quilting group

Last Saturday 23 June some of the museum medalion class returned to continue work on their quilts. I am so glad that they enjoyed the initial class so much that they came back for more. Stunning work! On the last Friday of each month we host the (not just) Dear Jane quilting group. We had to rename this group from 'Dear Jane' because so many of its members have finished their Dear Jane quilts and moved on to The Farmers Wife. Here are some photos of progress on some of their projects.

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Our latest shop window and upcoming classes

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Our latest shop window and upcoming classes

Once again Angie has created a beautiful shop window with some of our reproduction fabrics. Winter has arrived and these warm colours and designs remind me of the season. As term two comes to a close, we are putting together the term three class list. The term three class list will soon be available on the website. Here are our ideas so far: Thursday morning UFO (except first Thursday of the month) - bookings essential First Thursday of the month for 12 months - Mystery Block of the Month Miniature quilt club - learn useful techniques while challenging yourself with...

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