December 15

We will be closed from 4:30pm Friday 22 December until Wednesday 10 January at 10am.  Although the shop will be closed, we will be filling orders from our website the entire Christmas break.  If you find you need some fabric or notions email the shop and we will organise a time to meet you at the shop.

Don't forget to check out our website as we are adding new products every week

As this is our last newsletter for the year we'd like to wish you all a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year and look forward to catching up with you all after the 10th of January.

Kaffe Fassett Lecture and Class

We still have Tickets for the lecture which are available from the shop or online. 

Both the lecture and class are being held at Wellington Girls College in Pipitea Street Thorndon, which is an easy walk from the train station and the buses.

Kaffe is an expert using colour, design and pattern.  He has experience in design in needlepoint, patchwork, knitting, painting and ceramics and has published over 40 books. The Kaffe Fassett lecture is designed to inspire and motivate. There will be Kaffe Fassett merchandise available for sale on the night. 

There is still a couple of spaces available in the Kaffe Class being held on Sunday the 28th of January 2018. If you are interested ring the shop to book your spot!

Whats New

William Morris 2017 by Moda Fabrics
William Morris 2017 by Moda Fabrics

Perfect for cat lovers and black and white fans Meow by Camelot Cottons.

We haven't posted for a while about what we at Busy Bee Quilt Shop are up to so here is an update.
Sue has finished this lovely Table runner from the Distinctive Dresden book by Katja Marek.
We also have the paper pieces for this project.

Shanon is working on her version of this star quilt by Amy of Diary of a Quilter.

Jenny has made a start on another English Paper Pieced quilt 36 Ring Circus which she is using up her purple scraps. There is a Sew along running in 2018 for the 36 Ring Circus organized by   We have the complete kits available for purchase in store and on the website. 

Annie has made a lovely festive Christmas table runner.
Judy is working on blocks for her Fancy Forest Quilt and her friend Simone visiting from Australia has made these 2 jell


A nice easy quilt in different sizes depending on the size of the squares you use.

Until next time Sue, Shanon, Jenny, Anie,Judy, Zosia and Natasha.