Thursday, 3 September 2015

Fabric News

The Lagoon colour palette of Robert Kaufman's Light and Shade range designed by Lisa Tilse has just arrived at my wonderful local quilt shop Quiltessential.  The photo of the 6 fabrics also includes 6 coordinating plain colours, carefully selected by Ann and Darren at Quiltessential from their stock of Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solids.

Fabric Please! still have a sale going on and you can save an additional 25% off the already reduced prices by using the coupon code BLOWOUT. This discount is for sale items only and lasts until September 13, 2015.

We are having a Labor Day sale until Tuesday September 8th.  Use code: laborday15 to receive 15% off the entire store.
This week Shabby Fabrics have announced their newest Block of the Month called Snow Buds.  Nine charming snowmen make up this 34.5" x 34.5" quilt.  This is a pre-fused and laser-cut applique BOM so all pieces will come precisely cut and ready to iron on and stitch down.

Sew Me A Song have a Labor Day Weekend Sale with 25% of all bundles through Sunday September 6th.

This gorgeous bright collection by Greta Lynn for Benartex has just arrived at Elephant In My Handbag.

The September issue of Sewing World has a special feature on Oakshott Fabrics and it includes my Oakshott Schoolhouse and Trade Winds quilts, both designed exclusively for Oakshott.

And finally I have the sad news to share with you that Marmalade Fabrics is closing.  Help Tammy clear her inventory by taking advantage of the sales she has going on right now.  Prints are 40% off.  All solids, including Kona Cotton Solids on sale at 30% off.  Coupon Code: CLOSING.  

Monday, 31 August 2015

Giveaway Mondays - Fort Worth Fabric Studio

This week we have a giveaway of a $25 gift certificate from Fort Worth Fabric Studio.

Fort Worth Fabric Studio a special new feature they are offering.  During the first week of each month, you save an additional 15% off all items in the monthly category.  Right now you can go and browse the September Bargains page - all items in this category are an additional 15% off with sale code SEPT2015. Good through September 7. Here are some of the great fabrics you can find in that section right now:



To be in with a chance of winning the $25 gift certificate:

1.     Leave a comment, any comment.
2.     Subscribe to their newsletter which can be found in the top right hand corner of their home page
 or Like them on Facebook and let me know that you did.

And the winner of last week's giveaway of five copies of the no. 1 quilt design app Quiltography are set out below:

Monday, 24 August 2015

Giveaway Mondays - Quiltography

This week we are giving away five copies of the no. 1 quilt design app Quiltography.  All the images in this post are created within the app or are projects made from designs created using the app.

The app has an average of 5 stars in the US and 4.5 stars in the UK app stores and reached #1 in the Lifestyle Category in the US, UK, Canada and Australian App Stores.

Priced at £10.99, $14.99 USD, $18.99 AUD and $16.99 CAD, you can use it to import images which you can then turn into pixel quilt designs.  

A yardage calculator takes the headache away from any of you who don't enjoy quilt math as much as I do! 

You can import fabric jpegs to be inserted into your designs, using blocks you've designed or from a bank of templates within the app. 

Key Features include: - Design Blocks - Design Quilts - Track Fabric Stash - Calculate Yardage Requirements (Latest Feature) - Pre designed block templates - photoQuilt feature - Instant quilt designs from photos.

 To win one of the five copies we are giving away, leave a comment, any comment on this post.

And the winner of last week's giveaway from Fabric Please! of a $50 gift certificate was chosen by random number generator...