Look what's happening at Blackthorpe Barns this May! It's the Big Quit Exhibition! Organised by the Quilters' Guild and it's on Saturday May 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th The exhibition features work from quilters throughout East Anglia as well as an exhibition from the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles’ Miniature Group, work by … Continue reading The Big Quilt Exhibition 2019
Saturday 6th April 2019 12pm to 4pm We've already booked special guest Dorothy Ronaldson who will be demonstrating Free motion embroidery for all you sewing and crafting fans! Carry on reading to see what she will be demonstrating. As was the case in 2018 we will continue the format on the first Saturday of every month and will look forward to … Continue reading Come Bye & Craft is back!
It's the Quarter Finals already of the Great British Sewing Bee. If you've been watching the series then you may enjoy listening to our chats about each episode and how it's inspiring us all to get sewing and creative. Spoilers galore in the chats so don't watch if you're not up to date. The Quarter … Continue reading Sewing Bee Chat – #6 Quarter Finals!
We're all getting into the Great British Sewing Bee at the moment and we're loving doing our vlogs on each episode. It's week 5 and in this episode I'm wearing my finished T-Shirt! It all started last week whilst we were recording Week 4 and the other Stuart set me a challenge to make my … Continue reading Making my own T-shirt
So we were inspired by Armani last winter with the 'Sleeved Scarf' and created our own version in wonderful chunky wool from Bergere de France. (If you missed this then click to read the blog post) We've now written up the pattern in rough and all I have to do is digitise it for you … Continue reading Catwalk Inspiration 2019!
I'm very excited to be going to the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia on the first weekend in March. This means our first Come Bye and Craft will now be in April. Saturday 6th April 2019 12pm to 4pm We've already booked special guest Dorothy Ronaldson who will be demonstrating Free motion embroidery for all you … Continue reading Come Bye & Craft is back!
We're back, talking about new exciting fabric and some quilting ideas. We've also shared new knitting patterns, crochet patterns, ongoing projects and lots more. We're very much enjoying making the vlogs. It's all for fun and we love sharing what is going on in the shop and in our community. Thanks for all your nice … Continue reading Vlog #2 out now on youtube
We've now added Paypal as a method of payment in our online shop! I use PayPal all the time for my personal payments online wherever I can as it removes all the hassle of entering your details when buying online. So it made sense to add it The Woolpatch shop as well to make your … Continue reading Paypal for online payments
This delightful Moda collection 'Dandi-Annie by Robin Pickens is now available at the shop. Dandelions remind me of growing up in the Midwest and seeing the cheery, ellow blooms pop up in the middle of the yard. While the adults saw them as annoying weeds, we saw simple, happy flowers that made charming bouquets, could … Continue reading Dandi Annie has arrived!
Another new fabric collection has arrived at The Woolpatch! It's called Enchanted Lake and it's been designed by Flaurie & Finch for RJR Fabrics. A spin off of flaura and fauna, the name flaurie & finch conveys the brand’s true intent, which is to create sophisticated and timeless fabric collections inspired by all things nature, … Continue reading Enchanted Lake