Monthly Archives: December 2015

Save up to 33%

Clearance offers of up to 1/3rd off Lakes, Lipari, Ruby Reds and Scandinavia and 20% off Colourshott and Autumn between 26 December 2015 and 4 January 2016. Click on a collection image below to take you to that collection for availability. Order before 9am on Monday 4 January for ½ price shipping (excludes samples only orders).

Lakes:
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Lipari:

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Ruby Reds:

 

 

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Scandinavia:

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Colourshotts:

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Autumn:

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All other promotions are suspended during this clearance period.

Interpret Interpolations

Helen Howes has shared with her on thoughts on creating Interpolations 3 which, as the name suggests, is part of a design series. You can read the story behind her work and see the complete collection (so far!) in the first of our new In the designer’s own words features.

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In her latest exclusive design for Oakshott, Helen of HelenHowesTextiles has offset vibrant Ruby Reds against a subtle grey background of Lipari Pollara to stunning effect. These cottons take on a silk-like appearance – the result of combining different colour threads for warp and weft.
Interpolations 3 finishes at 30.5″ x 40.5″ and is available to buy now.

Fantabulous Sunrise

Laureen has sent us this information (and very kind words) about her traditional American log cabin pattern of 12 inch light/dark blocks, which she has named Sunrise:

“The attached photos are just to show you what your fantabulous woven cotton fabrics have done for me.  Here is my latest Oakshott cotton quilt.”
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“I like your cottons which are astonishing in their depth of color and lustre.  They make quilting to my mind quite painterly.  Until I found your cotton I worked almost always in Japanese patterned fabrics.  Now I am finding a whole new dimension in plain vibrant colors, with a sheen to them that never quits.”

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