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Quilting This Year Will Be So Much Better With This Special Offer
$112 WORTH OF SAVINGS To receive this offer, call 1300 303 414 and quote the code: QC113. HURRY! Offer ends 10th March, 2022 Quilters Companion magazine RRP $155.40 Great Australian Quilts RRP $25.90 two 2022 wall calendars (Flower of the Month, Engl
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Mina-San
Finished quilt size: 146cm x 129cm (57½in x 50¾in) Finished block size: 9½in x 8¼in www.bebebold.com.au contact@bebebold.com.au @bebebold • 30 strips of assorted print fabrics, 3⅛in x 21in• 45cm (½yd) medium-value shot cotton (sashings)• 90cm (1yd) d
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Reversible Knot Bag
Finished size: 48cm x 29cm (19in x 11½in) www.designz.shibaguyz.com www.designz.shibaguyz.com/blog • 50cm (⅝yd) light cotton canvas or quilter’s muslin• 50cm (⅝yd) cotton or silk fabric (reversible lining)• Scraps of assorted print fabrics• Sashiko t
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Armchair Travels Japan
Have I ever mentioned that I love my job? I love to explore new countries with fellow quilters, shopping, eating and sightseeing in new destinations. I have worked as a tour host since 2008 and have not enjoyed having my wings clipped for these last
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Nature's Paintbox Part 4
Finished size: 198cm (78in) square Note: Materials required for the entire project were listed in Part 1, published in Quilters Companion #110. Refer to the Fabric Key for the specific fabrics Rachelle used in her project if you wish to create a quil
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ON THE Road
During these unprecendented times some of the businesses listed on these pages may be operating in a different way. Most are ‘open’ for business, but they may be offering less hours, online only, mail order and/or virtual shopping. Go online or call
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Japanese Fabrics
by Studio RK for Robert Kaufman Fabrics Distributed in Australia by Two Green Zebras: www.twogreenzebras.com by Debbie Maddy for Moda Distributed in Australia by PK Fabrics: www.pkfabrics.com.au P&B Textiles Distributed in Australia by Two Green Zebr
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Stockists & Contacts
• 2 Green Zebras Ph: (02) 9553 7201, website: www.twogreenzebras.com • A1 Craft and Quilting Ph: 0438 877 664, website: www.a1craftandquilting.com.au • A Little Patch of Country Ph: (03) 5633 2311, website: www.littlepatch.com.au • Apple Patch Quilti
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Poppins
Finished quilt size: 285.5cm (90in) square Finished block size: 9in square Mount Vincent Quilts mtvincentquilts@yahoo.com leanne_mountvincentquilts • 60cm (⅝yd) each of 12 assorted print fabrics OR if you wish to make a scrappier version, you could u
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Tokyo International Quilt Festival 2020
Held in January for 19 years, the Tokyo International Quilt Festival was one of the largest quilt festivals in the world. Hundreds of decorative quilts and artwork were displayed and visitors could browse through various styles and designs from some
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The Basics Guide
The Basics Guide provides information and explanations about tools and techniques required to make a quilt. Many of the items needed are general sewing supplies, and the specialist quilting tools can be found at your favourite patchwork shop. The Bas
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Along Came A Spider
Finished quilt size: 176.5cm x 150cm (69½in x 59in) Finished block size: 10½in square • 3.4m (3⅛yd) white fabric (background)• Assorted scraps at least 1½in x 5in• Assorted strips cut from the selvedge of fabrics, including the designer’s or manufact
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Block Of The Month Programs & kits
Kits and block of the month programs are popular choices for quilters for a number of reasons. How many times has a quilt caught your eye and you think “Wow I would love to make that exact same quilt with the same fabrics and colours”? When you buy a
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Eucalyptus and Wool Wadding
Michelle Marvig – Pieceville www.pieceville.com.au michellemarvig During the last two years we have had the opportunity to start and finish many quilt tops, as lockdowns have extended our time at home. If you are ready to quilt your next project, you
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Rachell e’s Quilting Journey
You are well known for your amazing domestic machine quilting. Tell us about that journey. I have always quilted my own quilts. When I first started quilting, it was just what I did. I thought that was part of the process. Back then, I had a very bas
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Off the Shelf
By Etsuko Ishitobi Etsuko Ishitobi won the Grand Prix at the 2012 Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival. She loves antique fabrics, indigos in particular, reusing them to create works of art that are impressive both in design and creativity. Along
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Next Issue
We are excited to introduce you to Kim Hurley, the creative person behind the very successful Melbourne brand – L’uccello. Plus we share two Quilt Galleries – one national and one international. Our special Machine Embroidery feature will include two
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Alabama Panama
Finished quilt size: 153cm (60in) square Finished block size: 10in square lindacollins@mailzworld.com quiltsinthebarn • Scraps of assorted medium- and dark-value blue and brown print fabrics• Scraps of assorted light-value print fabrics• 2.8m (3⅛yd)
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Stockists
• Sew Gentle Era Bridgetown (08) 9761 1490 email@sewgentleera.com.au www.sewgentleera.com.au • Adelaide Sewing Centre Ascot Park (08) 8276 3273 info@adelaidesewing.com.au www.adelaidesewing.com.au • Creatively Sewn Mount Gambier (08) 8725 4933 kerry@
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Piazza
Finished size: 152.5cm (60in) square Chris Jurd chris.jurd@bigpond.com @patchworkFUN • 40cm (½yd) each of two large-scale print fabrics (quilt centre)• 50cm (⅝yd) black and white spot print fabric (diamond background)• Assorted fabric scraps at least
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Quilters Companion
Editor Deborah Segaert Technical Editor Megan Fisher Contributors Anita Ellis, Michelle Marvig Pattern Artist Susan Cadzow Designer Kate Atkinson Photographer Ken Brass Stylist Sandra Hinton Advertising Production Brendan Alder Advertising Art Direct
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Jennifer Corkish
jennifer_corkish Jennifer Corkish Let’s take an armchair trip to Japan, where women are adorned in intricate kimonos, ramen is served hot and spicy and digital billboards light up the night sky. It’s easy to see why many are mesmerised by Japan, espe
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Diary Dates
It is hoped that the quilting events planned for 2022 will proceed and provide the joy and motivation that they usually do. Organisers will be incorporating COVID Safe Plans, larger space for displays and easy access. However, please check with the i
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Lotus Cushion
Finished size: 63.5cm (25in) square 16 Fat Quarters info@16fatquarters.com.au www.16fatquarters.com.au • 70cm (¾yd) cream tone-on-tone print fabric• 1.3m (1½yd) indigo and cream print fabric• 1.5m (1⅝yd) sand-coloured tone-on-tone print fabric (cushi
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Domestic MACHINE QUILTING Quilting Beyond the Blocks
Anita Ellis www.hillsidequilting.com.au Hello again. I hope you have all been enjoying your quilting over the recent months and that the ideas I have been sharing with you have helped to expand your skill set. Today I am going to cover something that
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Quilty Treasures
After almost two years of lockdowns, cancellations and changes, Expertise Events have made the decision to move the annual Australasian Quilt Convention to Brisbane. Various Victorian Government changes have made an April event difficult and presente
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Editor’s Journal
If you love all things Japanese, then you will love this issue as much as I do! There are fabulous projects – a quilt, a cushion and a knot bag, and a special interview with Jennifer Corkish on her penchant for Japanese threads, fabrics and more. We
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IN THE Market
Interested in quilting or a great machine for taking to workshops? The SKYLINE S6 has the features you need. Workspace – width 210mm (8in) x height 120mm (4?in); Lighting – six white bright LED lights; Speed – 1000 stitches per minute; Sewing Feet –
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Great New Zealand Quilt Show
Aotearoa Quilters Inc. is the national quilting organisation of New Zealand, formed 27 years ago. Because of the geographical spread of it’s members, a lot of regular activities take place online, although there are regional groups that meet in perso
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Nature’s Paintbox Part 2
Finished size: 198cm (78in) square Note: Materials required for the entire project were listed in Part 1, published in Quilters Companion #110. Refer to the Fabric Key for the specific fabrics Rachelle used in her project if you wish to create a quil
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