October

Don't forget we are now online with products being added to the website as they arrive in the shop.
http://www.busybeequiltshop.co.nz

We had a wonderful time at Symposium, loved catching up with all our customers. and seeing what everyone was making in their classes. We would like to thank the organising committee for such a well organised event and hope they are taking a well deserved break.
The next symposium is being held in Auckland from the 1st to 6th of October 2019, If you are interested in attending and participating in classes have a look at their website.
https://www.quiltsymposium2019.nz/

We went from this to being set up in no time

Sue modelling her Santa Apron made ffrom a panel which would make a the ideal Christmas gift

And of course the Busy Bee symposium uniform


Kaffe Fassett Lecture and Class

 Tickets for the lecture are available from the shop or online. 
http://www.busybeequiltshop.co.nz/classes


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. 

We still have a couple of spaces in the Kaffe Class being held on Sunday the 28th of January 2018.  If you are interested ring the shop to book your spot.
Kaffe and Brandon have been doing classes in the States using the same pattern we will be using follow Brandon on Facebook for colour ideas and inspiration for your quilt. https://www.facebook.com/brandon.mably

Whats New
Remember Fossil Fern from a few years ago that we were all sorry to discover that it want being produced any more well its back. Benartex has released a new range of the very popular Fossil Fern. We have 98 colours in stock.
The Fossil Fern design  is great for just about everything you could find in nature - sun, sky, ocean, rocks, flowers - and lots more uses too.  The subtle change of colour and scale make it beautiful in piecing or applique.
http://www.busybeequiltshop.co.nz/shop/fabric/fossil-fern
 

http://www.busybeequiltshop.co.nz/shop/fabric/moda

We have a selection of fabrics from the Hushabye Hollow range by Lydia Nelson for Moda fabrics  this  fabric will make a delightful soft baby quilt.

Aurifil Thread

We are now stocking the full range of 80 weight  Aurifil thread which is suitable for hand quilting, applique, machine embroidery  and paper piecing. This thread is wound onto cherry wood spools.Sheena Norquay loves this thread for Machine embroidery.

Christmas Cut off date for Quilting
The last day for dropping your quilt into us if you are wanting to have it quilted by Christmas is Friday the 1st of December.

This Months Special
Starting this weekend  Labour Weekend, for the month of November we are having 20% off all our precut Fat Quarters.


Inspiration
A different way to set your granny squares  from Quilted Twins who are very generous as there are quite a few free scrappy free patterns on their site.
https://www.quiltedtwins.com/free-patterns-1/grannys-selfies

Until next time Sue, Shanon, Jenny, Annie, Judy and Natasha