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Labour Weekend

We are closed on Monday, 23rd October 2017.

Waikato Embroiderers' Guild Exhibition

When: 12th to 15th October 2017 from 10am to 4pm daily.

Where: Creative Waikato Gallery, 131 Alexandra Street, Hamilton.

Warkworth Embroiderer's Exhibition

The Magic of Embroidery is the theme of the Warkworth Embroiderers' exhibition to be held on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October in the new Masonic Lodge, Baxter Street, Warkworth. Members will showcase their work of the last two years and Val Waterhouse will be the guest exhibitor.

Otamatea Quilter's Group Annual Quilt Show

When: 20th October - 19th November 2017, 9am - 5pm daily.

Where: The Kauri Museum, 5 Church Road, Matakohe (t Matakohe, just off SH12, on the Twin Coast Discovery Highway).

An exhibition showcasing the craft of patchwork and quilting.

Grandmother’s Garden Challenge 2018

GMG Challenge 2018

We love the challenge fabric we have chosen, produced by Nutex in Auckland. It is true Kiwiana with all the flora, fauna and sea life of our beautiful country. So here is a chance for you to create a true New Zealand quilt.

The rules are simple: Purchase a minimum of one metre of the Challenge fabric from us and request the Entry Form/Rules to be included. Create a beautiful quilt - no more than 60” square. You can piece, appliqué, embroider, glue, nail - whatever! Send it to us by January 31st, 2018 along with a courier post bag for its return safely to you. This Challenge is for New Zealand participants only!

There are two categories to choose from:
Novice (for the beginner quilter, all ages)
Open (all stages and ages)

Our judges will choose an overall winning quilt and a winning quilt in each category. The overall winner will be given $300.00 in cash. Each category winner will be given a basket full of patchwork and quilting goodies. Judging will take place early in February. We’ll think about an exhibition sometime in February here at the shop but we will have plenty of photos for those of you who can’t come to visit.You can purchase the Challenge fabric from our website. Please make sure to request the Entry Form for the Challenge in the Special Instructions upon checkout.

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Grandmother’s Garden Design Wall

Welcome to the new Design wall, select your favourite fabrics and and place them around the canvas to get the feel for your next project, and change the background of the canvas to suit.
Once you have selected the fabrics you like, drag them in to the shopping cart and click checkout.
You'll be ready to stitch in no time