Instant Colour (kits, books and patterns)

We are so lucky to have some hugely talented designers creating some beautiful patterns that show off our fabrics quite scrumptiously, some of these you can buy as kits  that include the fabrics and instructions (and are shown under the lower heading of ‘Kits to buy’, with links to the shop).

Designs and patterns have resulted from blog hops and competitions, others are one-offs in response to a particular set of fabrics. To celebrate the breadth and talent of these we have produced a range of illustrated booklets so you can let your own creative juices flow, these are downloadable under the Free inspirational booklets heading.

Free inspirational booklets and patterns

Seven Schemes for Scandinavia: seven talented quilter-bloggers have created seven whimsical new designs using the delicious Nordic colours of a Scandinavia Fat Quarter Pack (plus an eclectic selection of other Oakshott shot cottons) – thanks to a Lynne Goldsworthy bloghop. Download the PDF and get whimsical!
Eight quilter bloggers have turned a Lipari Fat 8ths Pack into eight volcanic projects from a Lynne Goldsworthy bloghop. Each designer has devised a tutorial, which we link to in this ezine. Read all about them and mix and match these 18 vibrant colours with the help of these exciting designers by clicking here to download the free PDF booklet.
Eight stunning designs using a 10″ Square Pack of Colourshott 31-57 gathered together from a Lynne Goldsworthy bloghop. Each designer has devised a tutorial, which we link to in this ezine. Read all about them and mix and match these 27 vibrant colours with the help of these exciting designers by clicking here to download the free PDF, Colourshott 31-57 Bloghop  booklet.
 LipariTotesBooklet_cover Totes are ideal as quick projects. They don’t take up too much time or fabric but they can draw admiring glances when in use. Our latest eZine contains links to six free patterns brought together by Sew Mama Sew that use a Lipari Fat 8ths Pack. Download the booklet from the Free Patterns page on our website or here on the blog – your only problem will be choosing which one to make first!
 LakesChallengeBooklet-front-cover Six special designs using  a Lakes Fat 8ths Pack of 16 colours came out of Sew Mama Sew’s Oakshott Lakes Table Linens Challenge; mats, runners and napkins.Read all about them and introduce some iridescent blues into your home by clicking here to download the free Lakes Table Linens Challenge PDF booklet.
Magic-CarpetBookletCover Full instructions on how to make the Magic Carpet quilt, designed by Anne Williams, which uses an Oakshott Lipari Fat 8ths packDownload this free booklet by clicking on this line.
Quick Makes-front-cover Make one of these eight inspirational Quick Makes from a New Colourshott Fat 8ths Mini PackDownload the Quick Makes booklet PDF by clicking on this line.
NewAutumn-front-cover Glorious new designs from seven talented quilter-bloggers using the 21 soft hues in  New Autumn Fat 8th PacksDownload the New Autumn designs booklet PDF by clicking on this line.
Walk-in-the-Woods-front-cover A Walk in the Woods by Heather Hasthorpe using a New Autumn Fat 8ths Pack (with some batik scraps from her stash). Download the instructions and pattern template PDF by clicking here.
RubyRedsMiniQuiltsezine-front-cover Six free designs using the gloriously festive Ruby Reds Fat 8ths pack (containing 16 colours).Download the Mini Quilts in Ruby Reds booklet PDF by clicking on this line.

Kits to buy

Go to the shop website to see ALL currently available kits and offers

(of course we’ll run your ‘I’ve made it’ photo on our blog, however you vary it!).

Moonlit Sea Wallhanging

Special colour pack put together for designer Helen Butcher of Little Patch Pockets. Finished size: 35″ x 49″ / 89 cm x 124 cm

Moonlight Serenade Cushion

Special colour pack put together for designer Helen Butcher of Little Patch Pockets, which makes three cushions. Finished size: 15″ x 15″ / 38 cm x 38 cm

Cubit Starlight Quilt

Special colour pack put together for designer Helen Butcher of Little Patch Pockets. Finished size: 52″ x 52″ / 132 cm x 132 cm

Lock and Latch Quilt

Pattern and fabric colour pack based on Scandinavia designed by mandy munroe. Finished size: 41″ x 41″ / 104 x 104 cms

Happy Squares Quilt

Free pattern from Popular Patchwork (Nov 2016). Fabric colour pack based on Colourshott designed by mandy munroe. Finished size: 42″ x 42″ / 107 x 107 cms

KITCIT02_CityLightsLakes_Quilt

City Lights Quilt in Lakes

City Lights in Ruby Reds

Pattern and fabric colour pack for City Lights Quilt (Lakes with Ruby Reds inside) designed by Helen Howes of HelenHowesTextiles. Finished size: 47″ x 47″ / 120 x 120 cms

LTRKIT02_Lakes-Table-Runner Lakes Table Runner Kit

Fabric kit and pattern for Lakes Table Runner designed by Lynne Goldsworthy of LilysQuilts and coloured by Helen Howes. Finished size 53″ x 18″ / 135 cm x 46 cm

SHORQHKIT_ShorelineQuilt Shoreline Quilt Kit

Fabric pattern and colour pack for Shoreline Quilt designed by Casey York of Casey York Design. Finished size: 51″ x 56.5″ / 143.5 cm x 150 cm

ripples-600 Ripples Quilt Kit

Fabric kit and pattern for Ripples Quilt designed by Helen Howes. Finished size 44″ x 60″ / 110 x 150cm

 VARQKIT_Variegated-Threads-Quilt_Krista-Hennebury_Simply-Moderne Variegated Threads, designed by Krista Hennebury, uses all the Colourshott colours and is the perfect way to practise Improv technique.
 50-Shades-plus-Grey_Lynne-Goldsworthy 50 Shades + Grey an original design by Lynne Goldsworthy  exclusively for Oakshott. The 3-D feeling is created through our trademark shot effect. Kit contents: 50 x Colourshott 5″ x 5″ Squares, 0.5m COTX28 Colourshott 28 Vintage Silver, 0.5m COTX29 Colourshott 29 Charcoal, 1 x pattern and instructions. Finished size: 41″ x 41″ / 104.5 cm x 104.5 cm
 KILQHKIT_KilimCrossQuilt  Kilim Cross, as featured in Love Patchwork and Quilting, another fantastic design from Lynne Goldsworthy inspired by middle eastern rugs. Well why not make it for your floor, it looks great? Kit contents: 1 x AUTXF8  Autumn Fat Eighths Pack – 21 colours (01-21), plus 4 Colourshott Fat Eighths: COTX27 Tiger Mint, COTX40 Lichen, COTX44 Mirande and COTX56 Hazel. This bespoke pack is equivalent (but not identical) to the colours used in Lynne’s original design.  Finished size:  40″ x 55″ / 101.5 cm x 140 cm
 INTQHKIT_Interpolations3_Quilt Helen Howes newest design, Interpolations 3 uses a 5″ Square Charm Pack of Ruby Reds on the subtle grey of Lipari Pollara. Kit contents: 1 x REDCP Ruby Reds 5″ Square Charm Pack – 16 Colours (01-16), 1.5m LIPA01 Lipari 01 Pollara (buy the pattern direct from  http://www.helenhowestextiles.co.uk/kitsandpatterns/interpolations3patt.html)Finished size: 30.5″ x 40.5″ / 77.5 cm x 1035 cm
OSHQKIT_OakshottSchoolhouseKit_quilt The Oakshott Schoolhouse Quilt by Lynne Goldsworthy, uses 30 beautiful Colourshott  colours and is available from Oakshott Fabrics as either a half kit (Colourshott 10″ Square Pack and instructions) or a full kit (also includes background fabric). Finished sizes:  44″ x 58″ / 110 x 147cm;  44″ x 58″ / 110 x 147cm
 TWQHKIT_TradeWindsKit_Quilt Trade Winds, Lynne Goldsworthy’s contemporary quilt design, reveals the sophistication of the black-warped Lipari fabrics. The kit comes in three sizes from Oakshott Fabrics:  58″ x 58″ / 147 x 147cm; 72″ x 72″ / 183cm x 183 cm;  86″ x 86″ /  218cm x 218 cm
 CRQHKIT_CrossRoadsKit_Quilt Crossroads is a modern rainbow in 30 sumptuous colours from Oakshott Fabrics, designed by Lynne Goldsworthy. The quilt kit comes with the Colourshott 10″ Square Pack, pattern and instructions. Finished size 54″ x 64.5″ / 137 x 164cm.
 2014-08DiamondJewelsQuilt-Packs The Diamond Jewels set of 4 kits was designed for Oakshott Fabrics by Amy Friend (During Quiet Time is her blog) whose contemporary design uses a paper piecing technique for minimum fabric wastage and maximum creativity (vary the colour placement to create your own effects). The diamond pattern enhances the iridescence of the Colourshott fabric sheen. Finished sizes: 18″ x 54″ / 46 x 137cm; 54″ x 54″ / 137 x 137cm; 72″ x 90″/183 x 229cm; 90″ x 108″ / 229 x 274cm
Ruby Reds in Circles and Crescents The Circles and Crescents table runner was inspired by Bath’s Royal Crescent and using ALL 16 Ruby Reds. Purchase the pattern as PDF download or as a kit with all the necessary pieces precut from www.quilt-around-the-world.com in Germany
 2014-7Konkret1 Jutta Hugnagel’s Konkret I is inspired by the design concepts of the famous German Bauhaus architects and artists and made from Oakshott Lipari and Calluna fabrics. Download the free PDF pattern from www.quilt-around-the-world.com in Germany
Jacqueline Marangos bags Ruby Reds Oakshott Ruby Reds in a great little bag from www.aiguilleeboutique.com in France
 pallets-small The Colour Pallets Table Runner designed by Heather Hasthorpe of Without Pins uses four Oakshott fat eighths. The design was inspired by a colourful pile of pallets outside her local farm shop. As Heather says: “Have fun choosing your colours.”Download the large pattern PDF from Without Pins, or a reduced size download from here.

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