Category Archives: Events

Festival of Quilts, Lucy Boston and Tiddly Om Pom Pom!

Festival of Quilts, Lucy Boston and Tiddly Om Pom Pom!

It’s that time of year again – the Bramble Babes are packing up and getting ready for the greatest show on earth, the Festival of Quilts at the NEC! (Well, okay, it’s actually only the biggest patchwork and quilting show in Europe, but for quilters, that’s better than any Barnum and Bailey circus!) Next week,… Continue Reading

2017 Summer Showcase exhibitions now on

2017 Summer Showcase exhibitions now on

It’s August and that means our Summer Showcase exhibitions are up and open for visitors! This year we’re featuring two main exhibitions : Where Stitch Takes Us from The Quirky Quilters presents a variety of quilts illustrating their journeys through the world of patchwork and quilting. Jenny Anderson, Linda Forey, Sarah Humphreys, Hilary Jackson, Gilli Theokritoff… Continue Reading

Bramble Clubs Exhibition ~ Call for Entries

Bramble Clubs Exhibition ~ Call for Entries

The Mystery Revealed (Again) & The Farmer’s Wife Our exhibition of quilts from our Bramble Clubs will take place from 27 May ~ 10 June 2017. If you have made any of the following : Mystery Club 2016 Hand-Pieced Sampler Quilt Mystery Club 2016 Machine-Pieced Puzzle Quilt Farmers Wife quilt from Alicia’s Farmer’s Wife classes we would… Continue Reading

Special Guest  : Stuart Hillard at the Bramble Patch

Special Guest : Stuart Hillard at the Bramble Patch

We have several special guests visiting the shop this year ~ we’ll be telling you all about each of them as soon as all the details are confirmed, so keep an eye out for more! First up, we are delighted to announce that hugely popular quilter, author, presenter, and TV celebrity Stuart Hillard will be visiting us… Continue Reading

New in 2017… our first ever Bramble Quilting Retreat!

New in 2017… our first ever Bramble Quilting Retreat!

As you know we like to keep things fresh with new fabrics, new products and new ideas to inspire and delight quilters at all levels, so we’re thrilled to announce our newest venture – Bramble Quilting Retreats! We know that some of our customers live too far from us to come for day classes, and that even those… Continue Reading

2017 Annual Sale Day

2017 Annual Sale Day

The Bramble Babes are busy getting ready for  our annual stash-building fabric sale which takes place on Tuesday, 14 February 2017! If you love patchwork and quilting fabrics, this is your chance to come and choose from deals galore, including quality discounted craft fabrics from all your favourite design houses, including Moda, Makower, Hoffman, FreeSpirit, Lewis & Irene, Dashwood Studio and more, plus discounts… Continue Reading

Happy Christmas from the Bramble Babes

Happy Christmas from the Bramble Babes

The Bramble Patch is closed from 4 pm on Friday 23 December 2016 until 10 am on Tuesday 3 January 2017.  May we take this opportunity to wish all of our lovely customers, students and visitors a very happy Christmas, and a peaceful New Year. We look forward to helping you make many more lovely things next… Continue Reading

Christmas Exhibition results and photo gallery

Christmas Exhibition results and photo gallery

We are happy to let you know that our 2016 Christmas exhibition has raised another £2200 for Macmillan Cancer Support. As always thank you to everyone who exhibited, helped and visited. We very much hope that these funds will help support many families struggling with the difficulties and worry of cancer, especially at this time of year. And this… Continue Reading

12 November 2016 : Christmas Demo day

12 November 2016 : Christmas Demo day

If you’re looking for ideas for quicky Christmas makes, we’ve got just the thing to get your creative juices flowing! Come along to the shop between 10 am and 4 pm this Saturday 12 November for our fun and festive Christmas Demo day. Bramble Babes Julie and Claire will be demonstrating how to make lots of little Christmas… Continue Reading

June Exhibition Results

June Exhibition Results

Once again our visitors and customers have raised over £1500 for Macmillan Cancer Support (adding it to our grand total of more than £100k) during our recent exhibitions, The Mystery Revealed and Antique & Heritage Quilt Week. Thank you all for your generosity, and we sincerely hope that these funds will help support many families struggling with the difficulties… Continue Reading