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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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”=””
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 […]
Look out everyone…. we’ve been revamped inside and out! Our store front has had a fantastic makeover from the team at Saber Signs and we are loving how fresh it looks from the outside and also the inside. We have plenty of Janome, Bernina and bernette machines ready to demonstrate with the latest technology available […]
Free Motion Quilting with Rulers…. Workshop with Jane Rundle What an amazing workshop we had with the lovely Jane Rundle of Jane Madly Quilting. Our ladies had a marvelous time learning how to use quilting rulers on their home machines using free motion skills. We can’t wait to have another class in the new year […]
If you have ever wanted to try Quilt As You Go we can highly recommend the Sea Spray Quilt pattern by the incredibly talented Monica Poole. Our ladies have had a ball making their very own quilts over 2 classes. Tina has made her quilt graduating the values of grey and navy fabric. Barb is […]
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