Tag Archives: contemporary

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

11 February 2017 : Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment

11 February 2017 : Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment

Here at the Bramble Patch we always have a variety of fascinating and creative classes and workshops available with tutors from the UK and overseas. So we thought we’d let you know about some of them you might not have spotted! Today’s featured workshop is – Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment Experiment with these delectable, textural… Continue Reading

Photo gallery : The Mystery Revealed and On The Edge

Photo gallery : The Mystery Revealed and On The Edge

It’s a picture post today with photos from our current exhibitions! The Mystery Revealed is quilts made by the brave quilters who joined the inaugural 2015 Mystery Club, and On The Edge is the 2016 challenge from the Contemporary Quilts Group of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles. So there’s something for everyone!  … Continue Reading

Christmas 2015 at The Bramble Patch

Christmas 2015 at The Bramble Patch

With the holiday season only a month away, here we are in the last week of regular classes and getting ready to set up our annual Christmas exhibition next week. So here are the important dates and deadlines for this year. 5 – 19 December 2015 : Christmas Exhibition Our annual celebration of our students’ and… Continue Reading

A Field Guide by Janet Clare

A Field Guide by Janet Clare

A Field Guide, English designer Janet Clare‘s new fabric collection for Moda Fabrics has arrived in the shop! After the success of her first collection, Hearty Good Wishes, which sold out so quickly, we’re sure that some of you will be keen to get your hands on this new range of distinctive prints. Inspired by… Continue Reading

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

We’re always trying to give our students something different to try, so we’ve just arranged to run two exciting new courses next year with teachers who are new to us as well. Coming from opposite ends of the traditional/contemporary quilts spectrum, Baby Jane is a Day-of-the-Month class based on the design of the 1863 Jane A Stickle Quilt, and Colourfun! is… Continue Reading

Annali quilt kit

Annali quilt kit

Fans of understated, Scandinavian style interiors will love our Annali quilt kit, using the Annali collection fabrics from designer Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studio. The Annali collection was inspired by cool Scandi interiors and imagery, so we’ve paired it with a very modern quilt design featuring chevrons in crisp white that alternate with the Stephanie’s sophisticated palette of greys,… Continue Reading

30 October 2013 : Pieced Landscapes with Ineke Berlyn

30 October 2013 : Pieced Landscapes with Ineke Berlyn

Ineke Berlyn is an international prize-winning textile artist and author, who combines her love for colour, fabric and travelling to create an ever-changing collection of work and sketchbooks. She has been teaching workshops at The Bramble Patch for several years now, and they are always popular and well-received. Our next workshop with Ineke is Pieced Landscapes, a 1-day… Continue Reading

26 October 2013 : Dazzling Diamonds or Undulations with Jan Hassard

26 October 2013 : Dazzling Diamonds or Undulations with Jan Hassard

Award-winning quilter and teacher Jan Hassard will be back at The Bramble Patch on 26 October 2013 with a shared workshop – beginners to her strata technique can take the extremely popular Dazzling Diamonds class, while those who have already taken Dazzling Diamonds can take things further in Undulations, extending the technique to create beautiful and fascinating contemporary quilts.… Continue Reading

Cute and quirky collections

Cute and quirky collections

Charming! Quirky! Cute! Clever! Fun! All these words are adjectives we’ve heard in the shop to describe the collections shown below because they’re all fresh and modern and just that little bit different. As always we try to cater for all tastes, and we think these fabrics will appeal to quilters and dressmakers looking for… Continue Reading