Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Flight Goes On

Mary Menzer says:

Still winning ribbons because it’s made from the best!
Judges Choice ribbon at the AQS show in Padacuh.

Oakshott Fabrics say:

and its thanks to our superlative designers that the fabrics get to look so good. Congratulations Mary! (and by the way fresh stocks of Autumn are arriving in May).

and here is a pick of the be-ribboned Flight Path (click here to go to Mary’s blogspot on the making) or download the booklet we created that contains eight makes with the Autumn Fat Eighths packs


We’re introducing our NEW Offers of the Week  with six luscious fabrics – and hope you’ll be tickled pink!

Orders must be received by Thursday 28 April, 9am UK time, so please go to our shop offers page Offers-of-the-Week and enter the promotion code ROSE20 at the checkout

Trips Around the Silk Route

Ingrid Huber has sent in some photos of her take on the Trip Around the World pattern using Oakshott fabrics she acquired at the 2015 Festival of Quilts and a dark red fabric from her stash:

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“I choose a ‘Trip around the World’ pattern and put a different colour in the center of each pattern. So I tried to highlight each of the 9 colours … I call the quilt ‘Trips around the Silk Route’ – a name very suitable for this quilt, isn’t it? In the stripes between the blocks I quilted horses, donkeys, camels and yaks wandering around the blocks  – all animals which were used for transporting goods on the Silk Route in medieval times.”


And I managed to make three cushions from the rest.”

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Lovely to see how the shot effect translates as silk. Thanks Ingrid