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10% Off until Midnight Sunday 16th April

Good morning/afternoon/evening depending on when you read this.

We trust that none of your homes sustained bad damage over the last few days of very high winds. Here in Cornwall it was particularly ferocious. On Wednesday we heard several branches land on the shop roof but thankfully no damage occurred and all our staff and stock are safe and sound.

To celebrate surviving Storm Noa, we are this weekend offering a 10% discount across our full stock excluding Sale items and gift vouchers. Just click on the discount code SPRINGSALE at the checkout online until midnight on Sunday 16th April or purchase in the shop and the discount will automatically be applied. Don't forget if you are local or coming on holiday, you can opt to collect from the shop to save on postage, not miss out on the discount and get to see us too.

With a discount this is the perfect time to buy yourself the thing you've had your eye on for a while maybe. A larger kit or new cutting mat perhaps. We also have some ideas below to tempt you, including a gorgeous new book from Quiltmania, In a French Garden by Bonnie Sullivan and Dawn Heese. Plus we have a restock of other Quiltmania Books including Calico and Stich by Sue Stichbury, Simply Home from Anni Downs and Jo Colwills Cowslip Country Quilts.

We also take a look at all things house and home this week. Having a safe warm space to hide away out of the storm has made us appreciate where we live so we wanted to celebrate having somewhere to call home. Kits, patterns, fabrics, quilts, cushions, buttons, all with a home or house theme.

Popular in the shop are the Little Linen Nesting Baskets so we have made up three different colourways in our lush linen cotton blend fabric. Which set will you be tempted to make?

As always, take care, keep sewing and sharing what you make. We love to see your creations.

Happy Stitching and have a wonderful week.
Best wishes
Sally & the girls

Quiltmania Books

A delivery of a brand new book plus restocking of several other Quiltmania titles has given us lots of inspiration this week.
Our new arrival is In A French Garden, a book about a trip to the Palace of Versailles by authors Bonnie Sullivan and Dawn Heese.
Folk Art inspired textile projects that include patterns for a beautiful wool applique quilt, gorgeously interpreted in two versions, one by each of the two authors, plus a hook rug, punch needle projects, big and small projects, all elegant and refined, combining wools, velvet and cotton, with easy appliqué and embroidery. A very beautiful book typical of the excellent quality from Quiltmania.

Simply Home by Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched is a stunning book full of patterns for quilts, cushions, bags, hangings and purses. All in Anni Downs quirky style using applique and stitchery.

Our near neighbour and fellow stitcher, Jo Colwill has written some delicious books and Cowslip Country Quilts is no exception. 16 projects of varying difficulty are carefully detailed and illustrated, along with a section on her favourite embroidery stitches.

Welcome to the House of Quilts
by Janie Alers is a refreshing book of the perfect alliance between Folk Art Style appliqué patterns and simple piecing created from a lovely, springy, fabric palette! 16 original projects of varying sizes and level of expertise are entirely detailed and beautifully photographed.

Calico and Stitch by Sue Stichbury came in and flew out in two days. There will be more on their way so add your name to the waitlist if you have missed out this time.
simply home quilts n little things by hap
welcome to the house of quilts

Little Linen Nesting Baskets

These kits contains the pattern and fabrics to make three cute coordinating little baskets. Perfect for keeping bits and pieces in. A quick and easy make for a gift too.

Included is the pattern, 3 patterned linen fat 1/8s, 1 calico fat 1/4, perle thread, wadding, bondaweb and 6 buttons. Available in a neutral spot mix,
red stars mix or a charcoal leaf mix.

The finished baskets measure approx-
large 11cm x 10cm x 8cm excluding tabs
medium 8cm x 9cm x 7cm
small 7cm x 6cm x6cm
Seaside Houses Set of 4

Wooden Houses and Buttons

We all love our selection of house buttons and mini quilted house kits. we originally stocked the Christmas Winter Village houses but requested our supplier to make the seaside house collection and we adore them! The smaller home and beach hut buttons add a pretty touch to any project.

House and Home Quilts

In the top picture we have four Lynette Anderson quilt patterns celebrating houses and homes of all sizes. Clockwise from top left -
Chateau Hexagon - a beautiful applique project with wooden button detail
Love Letters - Special homes and houses loved by Lynette
Hollyberry House - A Festive scene with a pretty home at its centre.
The House Next Door - rows of cheerful and colourful houses. Imagine living in a village of patchwork houses!

Below are , clockwise from top left -
Saltbox Farm by Birdhouse Designs - A lovely central farmhouse and animals with the phrase "How often thoughts and hearts return to the home that's filled with love."
Bluebird Lane also by Birdhouse Designs
Autumn House - from Bunny Hill. Ten detailed pieced and applique homes for humans and animals alike

Hometown by Tilda

Beautiful high quality fabric and buttons from Tilda celebrating home. Plus a Tilda Lovers Club that uses the range to create a useful crafting apron/tool belt with multiple pockets so everything is at hand.

House Fabric

Lots of lovely fabric with houses, homes and beach huts.
Clockwise from top left
Country Cottage by Timeless Treasures
My Neighbourhood by Hatched and patched,
Nautical - Beach Hut from Makower
Coast by Sally Payne for Dashwood Studios
Christmas Village by Riley Blake

Home Patterns

Little Home Needlecase,- Hatched & Patched
French Cottage Needlebook by Birdhouse
Welcome Home Doorstop by Hatched & Patched
Home Tablet Pouch by Natalie Bird
House on the Hill Table runner and My Country Home Table Runner both by Gail Pan.
Tiny Town Table Runner by Hatched & Patched

Home Sweet Home Book by Carolyn Pearce

Ever since its first release in 2011, Carolyn’s enchanting book, Home Sweet Home has become an international phenomenon. To celebrate the 10th anniversary, Carolyn has expanded and refreshed her original masterpiece.

This charming English Cottage, beautifully decorated with a garden of stitches, opens to reveal 12 gorgeous accessories and includes storage for all your notions. The Home Sweet Home work box has become a treasured heirloom and valuable accompaniment for every stitching project. Home Sweet Home has captured the imagination of stitchers the world over and features detailed instructions for the embroidery and construction of the workbox and each of the nine accessories, as well as over 100 step-by-step photographs.

"It’s quite the fascinating book and such a lovely, fun project! I don’t really have any cons to list for the book. It does what it sets out to do, well and beautifully." Needle 'n Thread


Buy now
Home Sweet Home Book by Carolyn Pearce

A right Royal display

Mary has been busy creating a patriotic display in the shop. We love her arrangement of a selection of our red, white and blue fabrics with her Coronation Cushion centre stage and the Union Jack Panels ready to make up into bunting.