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 […]

Room With A View

Room With A View is another fabulous By Annie pattern which focuses on storage. These handy storage cases can be made in small, medium and large sizes and with the clear vinyl window you can see at a glance just what’s packed inside. The great structure is from the By Annie’s Soft and Stable which […]

Show & Tell 2020

Wow… what a year 2020 was! Here at Kimz we ended the year with our annual Christmas Party. As always we encouraged our ladies to bring along some of their amazing makes from throughout the year and we were inspired by their creations. Tina completed her ” over=”” the=”” hill”=”” ” over=”” the=”” hill”=””

Fabric Scrunchie Tutorial

Fashion trends always repeat and the good old Scrunchie from the 90’s has made a massive return. Using scrunchies is also better for your hair than elastic hair bands as they create less friction and breakage on hair…. plus we can make them ourselves in fabric that we love. We’ve chosen a super cute Golden […]

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