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Teacups Cushion kit

Teacups Cushion kit

We do like our tea time here at The Bramble Patch, and we like our new Teacups Cushion kit nearly as much as a hot cuppa and a biscuit! This sweet new kit combines rustic linen, cotton lace and vintage-style prints in soft colours with simple but charming bonded applique for a lovely and romantic cushion design. The stacked teacups… Continue Reading

Strawberries & Cream : the results

Strawberries & Cream : the results

We had a week of almost perfect weather for Strawberries & Cream this year, and lots of visitors came to enjoy the exhibitions and refreshments… it was lovely to see you all! As always, the most important result was the funds we are able to donate to Macmillan Cancer Support – they will be receiving another… Continue Reading

Summer events

Summer events

As usual, we have plenty to see at The Bramble Patch this summer with exhibitions, events and our open studios season. Here’s a quick reminder of what’s coming up: Strawberries & Cream Week (7 – 14 June) It’s our annual celebration of summer this week, and we have a very eclectic exhibition with works from… Continue Reading

Call for Entries : Chelsea Flower Show Cushion Challenge

Call for Entries : Chelsea Flower Show Cushion Challenge

Strawberries & Cream, our annual celebration of summer and quilts is not far away now (yes, really!) so we’re inviting all our customers and friends to enter this year’s Strawberries & Cream challenge.   The Challenge The 2014 challenge is to make a cushion on the theme “Chelsea Flower Show”. You can be as inventive as… Continue Reading

Friday Demo schedule now online

Friday Demo schedule now online

It seems that our new free Friday demonstrations are proving popular, and now that we’re a bit more used to the process, we’ve been able to put together a schedule of demo topics so you can plan ahead. NB We will endeavour to keep to our announced schedule of demonstration topics, but occasionally we may… Continue Reading

Savile Row quilt and cushion kits

Savile Row quilt and cushion kits

Reminiscent of charcoal grey suiting, claret silk ties and fine linen shirts, our smart Savile Row quilt is something a little different from your average patchwork quilt. This simple quilt uses the Japanese yarn-dyed wovens range from Stof which, although they are made from 100% cotton, are a slightly heavier weight than most craft fabrics and… Continue Reading

Fresh fabric for Christmas 2013

Fresh fabric for Christmas 2013

We all know that quilters have to start early for Christmas, so 2013 Christmas ranges are already in the shop – our Christmas corner is stocked with fun new ranges from Moda, Riley Blake, Makower and many others. Here are a few highlights: Modern and Novelty Christmas Modern Christmas and Novelty Christmas are two collections from The… 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

A bouquet of floral fabrics

A bouquet of floral fabrics

It’s midsummer in England, and even when the sun’s not shining, that still means flowers! Our English weather with its sunshine and showers, misty mornings and warm-but-rarely-hot days is ideal for both gardens and the native flora. With the hedgerows currently a riot of cow parsley, ragged robin and rosebay willowherb, it seems the perfect… Continue Reading

Sighing for Spring?

Sighing for Spring?

Here at The Bramble Patch, it feels like this winter will never end… we had snow again last weekend and likely more to come – just in time for Easter! But we’re not the only ones – it seems many of our customers around the UK and abroad are still stuck in winter as well.… Continue Reading