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!

Color Me Happy by V & Co

Color Me Happy by V & Co

This new Color Me Happy collection designed for Moda Fabrics by Vanessa Christenson of V & Co is light, bright and fresh. In a palette of predominantly spring greens, aqua and pinkish reds, the prints include a good range of florals, little leafy repeats, and co-ordinating spots and stripes. We have Color Me Happy jelly rolls and charm packs as wellContinue Reading

Plum Sweet by Blackbird Designs

Plum Sweet by Blackbird Designs

Plum Sweet is a new collection designed by Blackbird Designs for Moda Fabrics. Full of traditional florals and co-ordinating small prints like pin dots in a muted palette of plum and cream, according to the designers, Plum Sweet is – “dedicated to the small, delicious things we cherish in life. You won’t be able to resist the mouth-watering shadesContinue Reading

New demos, new teachers, new facilities!

New demos, new teachers, new facilities!

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 our Free Friday Demos, new teachers coming soon and a refresh of customer facilities. New demo schedule now online Our Free Friday Demos continueContinue Reading

Sphere by Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics

Sphere by Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics

Designed by Brigitte Heitland aka Zen Chic for Moda, Sphere is a collection of fresh, graphic prints that are perfect for modern quilts. Using the concept of spheres as inspiration, the prints range across circular and spinning shapes to text in a range of cool blues and light turquoises with a hint of yellow. We have SphereContinue Reading

5 – 19 April 2014 : Easter Exhibitions

5 – 19 April 2014 : Easter Exhibitions

We’re getting ready to set up for our Easter Exhibitions, which open this Saturday, featuring work by Gillian Travis and the members of the Independent Creative Explorers (ICE). Gillian’s exhibition is called Journeys in Stitch while the ICE exhibition is entitled Taking the Rough with the Smooth. Refreshments as usual in the tea room with proceedsContinue Reading

Hearty Good Wishes by Janet Clare for Moda

Hearty Good Wishes by Janet Clare for Moda

Hearty Good Wishes, designed by Janet Clare for Moda Fabrics, came into the shop this week and it’s already making an impact with customers who are loving its understated nautical colours and seafaring designs. This is Janet’s first fabric collection for Moda (we’ve seen a preview of her second collection too, and it’s also aContinue Reading

Printemps by 3 Sisters for Moda Fabrics

Printemps by 3 Sisters for Moda Fabrics

Just a quick post to let you know about some of the latest fabrics to be delivered to the shop – look in our Shop Online – New Collections section to see all the latest ranges. Printemps is a very pretty new collection from designers 3 Sisters for Moda, full of traditional florals in aContinue Reading

Fabrics for garden lovers

Fabrics for garden lovers

It’s starting to feel a bit like spring here in South Northamptonshire – the sun has been shining, the daffodils are opening up, the blackthorn is in blossom, and the prospect of a blooming garden full of busy insects no longer seems so far-fetched! So for this week’s fabric round-up, we’re featuring new collections thatContinue Reading

30 April 2014 : Machine Embroidery for Beginners with Angie Hughes

30 April 2014 : Machine Embroidery for Beginners with Angie Hughes

If we had a fat quarter for every time someone told us they were afraid to touch the tension, or drop the feed dogs, on their sewing machine, we’d have a very large stash indeed! But the creative rewards of learning how to manipulate your machine are so fabulous that we’d love to see everyone comfortableContinue Reading

Peppered Cotton quilt kit

Peppered Cotton quilt kit

Fed up with the tail end of winter and craving some tropical sun? We can’t send you to the Seychelles, but our new Peppered Cotton quilt kit may just make you feel like you’ve been transported somewhere warm and exotic. Made to feature the range of Peppered Cottons fabrics by Pepper Cory for Studio E Fabrics, a collectionContinue Reading