Britain's premier destination for patchwork, quilting and fabric arts

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Quilts outside The Bramble Patch in Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire
Quilts outside The Bramble Patch

The Bramble Patch is Britain's premier destination for patchwork, quilting and fabric arts, located in the heart of England in the pretty village of Weedon on the Grand Union Canal in Northamptonshire.

Whether your interest is in modern quilts, contemporary quilts, art quilts or traditional quilts, we cater for you with a fantastic range of designer, quality craft fabric and other supplies for quilting, bag making, dressmaking and home decor.

Established 1987, we are quilting specialists – the quilter's quilt shop.

As well as a large and well-stocked patchwork fabric, haberdashery and sewing supplies shop, we have daily classes and workshops with British and international teachers in the large, airy classrooms in our converted church premises, two long-arm quilting machines offering a professional quilting and basting service, and a programme of exhibitions, demonstrations, events and charity fundraising throughout the year.

Add our in-house designed project and quilt kits, new fabrics arriving weekly, customer loyalty rewards, a friendly and knowledgeable team, and free tea and coffee on our café-style mezzanine overlooking the classrooms, and you'll start to understand why visitors travel from all over the UK, Europe and abroad to visit us.

Why not come see for yourself everything on offer? The coffee pot is on and we'd love to meet you!

September Snippets

September Snippets

Snippets is a regular post series where we round up lots of little bits and pieces about what’s hot, what’s happening, what’s new and what’s next. This time we’ve news about late night shopping, classes, demos, and staff. Back to school Our usual busy schedule of weekly and recurring classes start again the week commencing 8 September, soContinue Reading

Social Club by Eric & Julie Comstock

Social Club by Eric & Julie Comstock

Modern and graphic, Social Club – the new collection from the Comstocks for Moda Fabrics – is inspired by the age of jazz and cocktails. Pour yourself some blue, add a splash of cherry, a shot of lemon and a twist of lime and mix up your signature quilt cocktail! Prints include lots of circular motifs, dots, retro-style leafyContinue Reading

Take a virtual shop tour round The Bramble Patch

Take a virtual shop tour round The Bramble Patch

If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you might remember this photo from back in May… that was the day that Justhands-on.tv came to visit. Valerie Nesbitt and her team from the online TV channel for patchwork, quilting and textile art came to film a visit to The Bramble Patch for their OutContinue Reading

3 September or 12 November 2014 : Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting with Edwina Mackinnon

3 September or 12 November 2014 : Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting with Edwina Mackinnon

**As seen in the Justhands-on.tv video!** Edwina Mackinnon will be teaching A Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting again, her popular introduction to machine quilting without a walking foot, on two dates this autumn – choose from 3 September or 12 November 2014. Are you nervous about dropping the feed dogs and stitching freely? Convinced it’s something that onlyContinue Reading

September Blue by Susan Driscoll

September Blue by Susan Driscoll

New in the shop and online is September Blue, designer Susan Driscoll‘s debut collection for British textile design house Dashwood Studio. These pretty designs recall long hot, lazy days walking in the countryside amongst the wild flowers, birds and butterflies.  The colour palette is a nostalgic combination of soft pink, faded indigo, and taupe with light touches of green and mustard,Continue Reading

New Bramble Patch quilters note cards in stock now

New Bramble Patch quilters note cards in stock now

We’ve just taken delivery of our latest designs of Bramble Patch note cards for quilt lovers – perfect for birthdays, thank you notes, get wells, and any time you’d rather send a handwritten note instead of an email. These are all new images of some of our favourite quilts photographed in various interesting places, including gardens, fields, a marina,Continue Reading

1 – 30 August 2014 : Summer Showcase & Open Studios

1 – 30 August 2014 : Summer Showcase & Open Studios

Our Summer Showcase this year features an exhibition of the work of members of the Traditional Quilt Group of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles. The group is sending us over 100 quilts ranging from smaller items such as the Suffragette and Maritime Moments Challenges to large bed quilts. Based on the quality of work they brought for displayContinue Reading

Snowbird & Snowbird Batiks by Laundry Basket Quilts

Snowbird & Snowbird Batiks by Laundry Basket Quilts

It may be a high summer heatwave here, but we’ve just received these lovely, wintry fabrics in the shop: Snowbird is a fabulous new collection from designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts, designed for Moda Fabrics. In soft denim blues, rich midnight navies, a touch of sweet chocolate brown, and feathery lights, the SnowbirdContinue Reading

Mill Book 1852 by Howard Marcus

Mill Book 1852 by Howard Marcus

In keeping with our quilt heritage theme this week, we have some lovely new reproduction fabrics in from the Mill Book Series Circa 1852 by Howard Marcus for Moda Fabrics. Fabrics in this collection were reproduced from an 1852 mill book which is part of the Howard Marcus Collection. As an avid collector of antique quilts and textiles,Continue Reading