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National Jelly Roll Day

Saturday, 16th September was National Jelly Roll Day and we celebrated with our Open Day.  We had a brilliant day with so many lovely customers visiting and joining in with all the fun. We kick started the day with two free classes.  Margaret showed us how to [...] Continue Reading

Tabby Road Twist – dessert roll pattern

What can you make with a dessert roll and more to the point - what is a dessert roll? This yummy sounding precut is made up of twenty 5in wide strips, each cut the width of the fabric (approx. 44in).  Roughly speaking, there is about 2.5m of fabric in a dessert [...] Continue Reading

Busy Bee pattern download

We spend a lot of our time designing jelly roll quilts so when we use a different form of precut in a quilt (in this case fat quarters)  it feels quite exciting.  Before jelly rolls came along - over ten years now, a lot of our designs were fat quarter [...] Continue Reading

Tabby Road by Tula Pink

Oooooohhhh look at what has just hit the shelves.  We have been desperately waiting for this range to arrive.  Full of dazzling colours with wonderful detailed designs, this is a fun collection and we're itching to get cracking on a project with it. There [...] Continue Reading

Key West by Di Ford-Hall – free quilt pattern

Even if civil war and reproduction prints aren't quite your thing - trust me, you'll be swayed by this new collection Key West by Di Ford-Hall.  The ocean washed teals are simply gorgeous and the greens and rich browns are punctuated by splashes of pinks and reds. [...] Continue Reading

Upcoming Workshops at The Quilt Room

We've added some fantastic new workshops to our website for all levels including an extra date for the popular Make a Tuffet workshop. Our tuffet workshops are fun and you will be going home with a completed tuffet at the end, so book your place now. Below [...] Continue Reading

What can you do with a fat eighth?

Fat eighth bundles are kind of like the new kid on the block.  Although, they of course have technically been around for a long time,  Moda's new fat eighth bundles have created a lot more interest.  A fat eighth is approximately 10in x 22in - a very handy [...] Continue Reading

FREE miniature quilt pattern

You may remember last year we ran a free miniature block of the month.  It was very popular so if you fancy getting stuck into something new and miniature then you can download each of the twelve block patterns here.  We would love to see any pictures of blocks or [...] Continue Reading

FREE precuts club

Hands up who fancies a FREE precut pattern! Come join us for a relaxed hour on the first Monday of each month where you will receive a FREE precut pattern along with a cup of tea and yummy biscuits.  Ileana will be there to talk you through how to make the quilt, [...] Continue Reading

Little Miss Muffet and all her tuffets!

If you don't want to become addicted to the latest craze, then look away now! Whilst in Houston at Quilt Market last year, our next door stand neighbours were the delightful husband and wife team of Quilter's Cocoon, California who deal in all things tuffet - well [...] Continue Reading