The Quilted Crow – gorgeous wool applique patterns

If you need a fix of reproduction fabrics and wool applique then a browse through The Quilted Crow’s website is enough to make your fingers itch to get stitching.  The Quilted Crow is an online store that specialises in wonderful applique.  The owner, Leonie Bateman, has had two quilt/applique books published with Martingale Press and …read more….

Fabulous hand dyed wool/rayon felt from Country Dawn

With Sue Spargo visiting New Zealand last month, many of us are discovering our old needlework skills of lazy daisy, stem stitch and french knots.  These fabulous hand dyed wool/rayon felts are perfect as the base for these stitches which are now constructed with thicker threads of wool, rayon and the usual DMC stranded cottons. …read more….

How to use Steam A Seam 2 Lite Fusible Web – The new version

This short video shows how easy it is to use the new steam a seam 2 Lite.

Feathered Christmas tree wallhanging kit by Fabric by Three

Using Fabric by Three’s unique hand dyed fabrics this Feathered Christmas tree kitset comes complete with the pattern and all the fabric.  And get this!  all the curved pieces for the tree are already pre-cut and backed with Thermo-fix (a fusible webbing) all ready to just iron-on and sew! No excuses – you will still …read more….