Great to see the results of FoQ 2015 purchases from the Oakshott stand.
Well done to Rona Bebb for completing the Hint Quilt Wallhanging Kit, great to see photos which show the size and the quilting, and thanks for her kind words:
“They are lovely fabrics to work on, soon to buy more from you.”
Looking forward to the next photos, as promised …
“Now to start on the Red pack.”
Sew Mama Sew gathered six US bloggers to exercise their creativity on our Scandinavia collection, and what a variety they came up with:
Oakshott echoes Sew Mama Sew’s sentiments:
We’d like to thank our talented challengers for showing us so many lovely possibilities with Oakshott Scandinavia. Please visit their sites to see more creativity!:
- Did you know that Oakshott do Sample Swatch Packs for all the collections*?
- Did you know that when you buy a Sample Swatch Pack you also get a £5 Gift Voucher to set against your next online purchase?
- Did you know that Oakshott offer a special shipping rate on Sample Swatch Pack only purchases (whether you order one pack or the complete set) of £4.95 in the UK and £8.00 for the rest of the world?
What’s stopping you putting a bit of magic in your hand? Visit the Quilting Samples page in the online store.
* 5″ x 5″; £7.00 for Lipari, Ruby Reds, New Colourshott Colours 01-30, New Colourshott Colours 31-57, Lakes, New Autumn; £3.50 for Scandinavia and Calluna.
If you’re itching to get your hands on Scandinavia, then pop over to Red Pepper Quilts on Sunday 29 March. It could just be your lucky day!
Scandinavia is the name of Oakshott Fabrics’ newest shot cotton collection.
The inspiration for this palette of eight calm, muted tones of vaporous blues, soft greys, milky whites and woody shades comes from the clean, bright, airy colours of stylish Scandinavian interiors and the ethereal quality of northern winter light.
We’ve had great fun drawing up a Scandinavia board on Pinterest full of images that echo these luminous colours.
To celebrate the launch of Scandinavia Leanne Chahley designed this beautiful quilt/wallhanging (given a sneak preview at QuiltCon in Texas) called Hint:
We love the graphic shapes and the texture the quilting gives the fabrics.
The kit for Hint is available in two sizes (40″ x 40″ / 102 cm x 102 cm or 84″x 84″ / 213 cm x 213 cm) complete with the fabric (enough for front and back) and a pattern booklet with template.
We hope you enjoy banishing the winter doldrums with these luscious Nordic lights.