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  • Liberty Lawn Is Here
    June 9, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    Liberty Lawn Is Here

    These gorgeous new Liberty Tana Lawn prints reminded us of Hermes scarves with their gorgeous intense colours and original designs. 

      

    We are awaiting several more but we wanted to get a head start with these beauties giving us a lot of summer sewing inspiration. 

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  • Our Street is Having a Sidewalk Sale
    June 7, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    Our Street is Having a Sidewalk Sale

    TOMORROW - Come to the store and participate in all of our activities. We're having a sidewalk sale, we're having a yard sale, and we are working on a community quilt project.
    Timing - the festivities are starting officially in some places at 8:00. We are extending our shop hours on Saturday to open at 10:00 AM and will continue our in store deals and community sewing project until we close at 5:00.

    AT THE STORE

    • On the sidewalk - From 10:00AM, we'll have patterns starting at $5.00, notions starting at $1.00, and dramatic reductions on remnants on our sidewalk tables. 
    • In-store "Yard" Sale - we have great deals on fabric including a table full of gorgeous fabrics for $10.00/yard, see our sale section for a sample of what will be on offer. 
    • In the Store - Come help us make a quilt! We'll have a table set up for you to help us create blocks for a community quilt that we're donating to a YWCA women's shelter. Add your creativity and imagination to this project with your kids or on your own. (Kids under 12 are welcome and need parental supervision). 


    ONLINE 
    Starting now until midnight tomorrow
    , if you can't come in person, we don't want you to miss out, so we'll take an extra 30% off sale fabric with the promo code summer. We have added many amazing collections to the sale section including Ruby Star, Cotton + Steel, Heather Ross, Art Gallery, Tula Pink, Anna Maria Horner, Dear Stella... you get the picture - it's BIG.
    We have limited supplies of many of these fabrics. If you're nervous about missing out on something order it early to make sure you get it. If we've sold out, normally we let you know, but for today and tomorrow, we'll refund any missing parts of your order and ship the rest.

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  • Our Summer Quilt Showcase Has Begun
    June 3, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    Our Summer Quilt Showcase Has Begun

      Come see the beautiful quilts hanging in our shop this week. The wonderful Alexandra and Ludgera kicked things off for our Summer Showcase by letting us feature their work. We will have these up until Saturday June 11 so...

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  • Christmas in June?
    June 3, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    Christmas in June?

    It may sound too soon, but if you're a slow stitcher, it's never too soon to start a holiday quilt project. 

     

    We have 12 beautiful prints from this group that has updated and modernized some pretty holiday icons. Put a little HST quilt together, or choose any pattern that needs 12 fat quarters and you're good to go.

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  • We're Celebrating the Long Weekends
    May 20, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    We're Celebrating the Long Weekends

    For Victoria Day Weekend (until Monday at midnight), when you spend $100.00 or more we'll give you a FREE LOW VOLUME FAT QUARTER BUNDLE!. The bundle includes 4 fat quarters of beautiful premium low volume fabric. 

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  • Arcadia is here
    May 13, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    Arcadia is here

    Arcadia is the latest collection by Pippa Shaw from Figo Fabrics. This is a dreamy colour palette with navy, turquoise and little shell pink highlights. The mix of winter flowers, summer flowers, and all flora in between is intentional as Pippa was inspired by a multi-season garden. 
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  • We want to Showcase Your Quilt!
    May 13, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    We want to Showcase Your Quilt!

    Call for Sumissions - We Want to Show Your Work

    We're going to host a summer time quilt gallery in our shop. Our goal is to feature a new quilter every few weeks with sample of their work and a (short) bio about their quilting and sewing. 

    Please Submit Here and fill in our short submission form with pictures of your quilts.  There is also more information and some logistics info here

    We're not judging anything, our goal in asking for pictures is so that we can show a range of quilt styles and a range of difficulty. We want to show off our wonderful community of talent and demonstrate what a fantastic hobby quilting can be.

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  • New workshops have been added
    May 10, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    New workshops have been added

     
    We have a few new workshops on the roster, including this wonderful "Artful Darning" three hour workshop with local textile artist Diana Fox-Revett.
    Learn visible or discrete method with this traditional and artful technique. 
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  • Introducing Zola
    May 10, 2022 Daryl Aitken

    Introducing Zola

     

    Zola is a lightweight 100% organic cotton double gauze that is perfect for garment sewing now that the warmer weather is finally arriving. 

     

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