Tag Archives: vintage

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

Poetry by 3 Sisters (+ giveaway)

Poetry by 3 Sisters (+ giveaway)

Edit 20 April 2017 : We have a winner! Felicity Harvey is the winner of our Poetry charm pack, so Felicity, please get in touch to let us know where to send your prize. You can private message us on Facebook or Twitter, email us at bramblebabes@bramblepatchonline.com with your address or just give us a ring on 01327… Continue Reading

25 May – 1 June 2016 : Antique & Heritage Quilt Week

25 May – 1 June 2016 : Antique & Heritage Quilt Week

If you love old quilts, you won’t want to miss our next exhibition – this month we’ll be showing vintage quilts from the collections of Barbara Chainey and Jane Cobbett for a full week from Wednesday 25 May through Wednesday 1 June inclusive. As well as the beautiful quilts on display, to celebrate the history and… Continue Reading

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

Fabulous floral fabrics

Fabulous floral fabrics

It’s grey and wet at the shop this January, so we’re being cheered up by all the wonderful new floral fabrics that have arrived – just what we need to keep us going through the dim days and remind us that the sun will return eventually! Here are a few of favourites…   Roses & Chocolate… Continue Reading

Tilda collections (+ giveaway)

Tilda collections (+ giveaway)

Edit 3 November 2014 : We have a winner! Kat Baker is the winner of our Tilda bundle, so Kat, please get in touch to let us know where to send your prize. You can private message us on Facebook or Twitter, or email us at giveaways@bramblepatchonline.com with your address. It’s our first free fabric… Continue Reading

La Fete de Noel by French General

La Fete de Noel by French General

Not truly “just in” the shop, but perhaps “just in” time for Christmas projects – La Fête de Noël is a beautiful range of Christmas fabrics from designer French General for Moda Fabrics. Inspired by finds at a Paris flea market, these fabrics feature traditional prints in rich reds, shades of green and naturals for a collection that celebrates… Continue Reading

Quilt Heritage Day photos

Quilt Heritage Day photos

Our first ever Antique and Vintage Quilt Heritage Day on Saturday was lots of fun and was a real hit with visitors, judging by the comments we heard in the shop all day. With dozens of quilts, coverlets and smaller pieces on display, as well as various vintage accessories and antique sewing equipment, the hall had a… Continue Reading

5 July 2014 : Antique & Vintage Quilt Heritage Day

5 July 2014 : Antique & Vintage Quilt Heritage Day

Quilts are arriving at The Bramble Patch as we start to get ready for our special one-day event celebrating old quilts on Saturday 5 July, and it looks like we’re going to be able to exhibit nearly 30 antique and vintage quilts, along with a display of miniatures and other pieces from the Traditional Quilt Group of the Quilters’… Continue Reading

Petal Patch quilt kit

Petal Patch quilt kit

If you love the look of vintage textiles and shabby chic style, then you’ll want to take a look at our pretty, summery Petal Patch quilt kit which will give any room a period feeling. The Petal Patch quilt is a traditional nine-patch quilt featuring the Petal collection of fabrics by Tanya Whelan for FreeSpirit. A vintage rose… Continue Reading