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Oakshott USA

Our good friend and Oakshott Fabrics US stockist Maria Tamaoka of Pinwheels is out and about a lot at the moment so go say hello (and pick up some fabric while you’re there!):
15-18 October
PIQC : Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara, California

29 October–1 November in booth 1715
International Quilt Festival, George R. Brown Convention Centre, Houston, Texas

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Pinwheels at QuiltCon 2015

 

Thanksgiving Canada

To celebrate our Canadian connections we are offering FREE or half price shipping on any orders for Canada placed before Tuesday 13 October, 9.00am UK time, 4am Toronto time, 2am Vancouver time!

For orders up to £99 normal shipping of £16 is reduced to £8;

for orders of £100 and over, shipping is FREE.

So whether you are celebrating  12th of October with a festive meal or a quiet getaway, get in a bit of shopping with Oakshott Fabrics!

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Festival of Quilts 2015

Don’t forget to pay us a visit on stands G13 and G21 as you overload your senses on all the beautiful creations at this year’s Festival of Quilts at the NEC from 6 to 9 August 2015.

Oakshott have a lot to show you

Packs, patterns, quilts, kits, fabrics and ideas galore:

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Aruba, a rainbow of 12 Colourshott colours in Fat 8ths and Fat Quarter Packs
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The Pointy Quilt from Lynn Goldsworthy; impressive to look at, deceptively easy to make
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Lynn Goldsworthy’s Kilim Cross makes a great rug
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Helen Howes newest design, Interpolations 3 uses a 5″ Square Charm Pack of Ruby Reds on the subtle grey of Lipari Pollara
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50 Shades + Grey is an exclusive design for Oakshott by Lynne Goldsworthy, the 3-D effect is created by our trademark shot effect

From Facebook

Dear Michael, just finished this one last week. A lot of greys, brightened by your wonderful Oakshott Fabrics!

Posted by Mirjam Boter-van Poppel on Sunday, June 28, 2015

Colourshott Memory Game

Earlier this year we marvelled at the eight stunning designs that came out of a bloghop run by Lynne Goldsworthy (see the individual ones in earlier posts). Now we have drawn them together into one of our FREE ezines so you can choose which design to start with! Each quilt uses a selection from the 27 vibrant colours in a 10″ Square Pack of Colourshott 31-57 and the booklet tells you a bit about each designer and gives you the link to their pattern tutorial (covering topics like foundation piecing, 60 degree and half rectangle triangles, hourglass blocks, bias tape for appliqué, 6-patch trip around the world block).

So download the booklet here (or from the Instant Colour page, where you will find the others in the series) and meanwhile, have a go at matching the squares from each quilt off the front cover design:

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The Oakshott Colourshott Blog Hop

Another exciting bloghop from Lily’s Quilts; do follow and see what the bloggers have created from a New Colourshott 10″ Square Pack of 27 colours by clicking on this button:

The Oakshott Colourshott Blog Hop

 

The first creation from myBearpaw features a truly detailed freehand foundation piecing tutorial; so feast your eyes on her sea urchins and then have a go. Or pop along to Pinwheels booth at QuiltCon, Austin, Texas to have a close up look.

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Look out for the booklet we’ll create to bring them all together for you.

A Thank You for 2014

Thank you to all our customers for making 2014 such an enjoyable and positive year. Your support is valued and greatly appreciated. Welcome to our end of year sale where we offer you all

20% off the entire range

The offer applies to orders received by Monday 5th January 0900 hrs (UK time)
And there’s more…
FREE Shipping Promotional Codes
Visit Oakshott Fabrics/Latest News for details.

Then you can really have fun with the FREE pattern books

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What’s black and white and…

… full of colour?

Congratulations to the versatile Anne Williams on her new eponymous website. You may well already have read her words on quilting, textiles and crafts given her involvement with The Quilter and … (but why spoil your visit to her site, where you can read so much more?)

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Of particular relevance to Oakshott is her blog on the 1718 Patchwork we talked about in September.

Anne is a quilt designer, on top of being an editor and writer, so look out for future blogs on her work.

Quick Makes Fat Eighths

To celebrate the launch of the New Colourshott Fat 8ths Mini Packs (Rio, Spice, Freesia, Orchid, Brighton Rock, Derwent, Metro, New Forest – the names are enough to make you drool) we teamed up with Lynne Goldsworthy of lilysquilts.blogspot.co.uk and eight talented quilter/bloggers and here’s a montage of the Quick Make delights they came up with:

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Their eight stunning, FREE, designs have been brought together in a Quick Makes booklet for you to download. Each design has been fully illustrated, with comments from the designer, a list of materials and a link to the tutorial. Just click on the picture below to download the PDF.

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Keep an eye out for more booklets in this series in these posts and on the Instant Colour page where you’ll also find a list of Kits.