Pauline’s Quilters World Visit

We had the pleasure of hosting Pauline and her daughter Joey from Pauline’s Quilters World this month. They came to demonstrate some of their fabulous tools as well as quilt as you go and free motion quilting techniques. Pauline’s Quilters World is an online store selling patterns, tools & notions for quilters worldwide. They have […]

Optical Illusion Mini Quilt Tutorial

Optical Illusion quilts have so much visual appeal and using light and dark shades of a colour can really give impact. Use this tutorial to create your very own optical illusion mini quilt. Requirements Quilting ruler with 60 and 30 degree lines 4” x WOF (width of fabric) of dark Purple, dark Blue and dark […]

We Need Your Help

Here is your chance to vote in the Local Quilt Shop Contest for 2022. We would love your support for us in this contest by clicking on the sewing machine image below and selecting Kimz Sewing as your favourite local quilt shop. You can even get bonus points for adding an image on the voting […]

Show and Tell 2021

Our annual Christmas Party was so much fun with a lovely group of our beloved customers. We announced our upcoming classes for next year including 3 block of the month programs including Spice Market, Twilight Time and Stitchers Garden. We had some great laughs, caught up with friends and enjoyed some drinks and nibblies. As […]

Which Needle Do I Use?

One of the most common questions that customers ask us here in store is….. Which needle do I use? With so many needles on the market, it can be hard for people to understand which needle is the right one for their project. For the best possible answer we ask 3 further questions to determine […]

Tula Pink Fabric Collection Patchwork Projects

Inspiration with Curiouser and Curiouser

I don’t think there is anyone in the sewing community that has not heard of the name Tula Pink. Not only is Tula an illustrator, fabric designer, quilter, author, and maker, she is also a Bernina Ambassador who has transformed the sewing world with her quirkiness and love of design. Tula’s unique artistic flair has been […]

3 Ways to Create Quilt Labels

Including a Quilt Label to our finished quilts is something I’ve noticed many quilters tend to leave off. Why do we do this after we have laboured days, months even years to create an original work of art? Creating quilt labels may sound like a daunting task but really what you are doing is preserving […]

Trends In Sewing!

This cold weather makes for the perfect atmosphere to stay inside, enjoy a warm drink and start a new sewing project. Let’s have a look at some of our favourite latest trends in sewing to test our skills with over the colder months. Full Tulle skirtsTulle is always an interesting fabric to work with, it […]

Welcome to Kimz Sewing & Patchwork Centre’s NEW Site

With our brand new website off the bat, we’ve had some great feedback with how easy it is to navigate from our lovely customers. We’ve even had some great orders come through with our recent coupon sale, so thank you all so much for getting involved with our online store. We’d love to hear your […]

Joining Piping Ends Tutorial

Piping makes an impressive addition to bags, cushions and sew much more. Some of the patterns I have come across that include the addition of piping, have often given the instruction to overlap the piping cords and sew straight over both, leaving a bulk that, I think, detracts from the overall finish. For a nice […]

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