• Primordial, iridescent New Lipari

    March 25, 2016

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    New Lipari perfectly captures the primordial beauty of the Aeolian islands. Its luminous colours mirror cobalt seas, lush greenery, pink bougainvillea and shimmering sun; a beauty shot through with dark, fine-grained volcanic rock and black sand. The rich, soft drape of this 54" wide fabric with its black warp and 18 lustrous wefts offers you distinctive, iridescent jewel tones to work with; see what inspired Oakshott Fabrics to create this collection.
    Designers are describing this collection as:
    'luscious' 'dynamic' 'stunning'
    New Lipari is available as cut lengths and in a choice of pre-cut packs, including Fat 8ths, Fat Quarters, Half Metre Blocks and 5” Squares. The 5" Labelled Sample Swatch comes with a £5 Gift Voucher - now there's temptation!
    And if it's inspiration you need, then look no further than our selection of Quilting Kits, created exclusively for us by some of the world's leading designers.
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  • Aruba Competition Comments

    November 06, 2015

    COTXAR_ArubaPacks2Thank you to everyone who entered our Aruba Competition (nearly 500 of you; based in the Antipodes, North America and all round Europe and Scandinavia).
    les couleurs de cette collection sont toniques et merveilleuse!
    We were thrilled with the response and touched by your many wonderful comments. We did wonder how some of you coped while you were waiting to hear:
    Fingers and toes are all crossed :-)
    The little packs of sunshine are of course named after the Caribbean island.
    A great choice for naming a gorgeous fabric collection after.
    Brilliantly named collection - the colours capture sunshine on brightly coloured clothing and sea! Love it!
    And you agreed that as we head into our northern winter, we appreciate the vibrant colours of the Caribbean.
    these colors are amazing – perfect for winter sewing (bright and sunny always helps during snowy, cold winters here)
    Love these shimmering colors.
    We're sorry only three of you could win but delighted to announce that you were: 1st Prize of an Aruba Fat Quarter Pack to Marilyn Hagopian
    2nd Prizes of Aruba Fat 8ths Packs to Elaine Armstrong and Denise Davies
    If you didn't win but were inspired by these little packs of sunshine, you can get your hands on our Aruba Fat 8ths and Fat Quarter Packs here.
    Thanks for saying lots of:
    gorgeous, wonderful, lovely
    and we've never seen so many exclamation marks!!!Aruba-bolts-crop_web
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  • Help us and win a £50 Voucher

    October 30, 2015

    Here at Oakshott, we always try to provide news items that we hope you'll find interesting and informative. But of course it helps to understand what you do (and don't) value! So we're asking you to spare just a few moments to tell us a little about yourself and your quilting / patchwork / sewing interests by completing our Oakshott Snapshott questionnaire. Replies received by 30 November will be entered into our Prize Draw with the chance to win a £50 Oakshott Gift Voucher* ($75 / €67 approx)
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    * Gift Voucher is redeemable against your next online purchase.
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  • Oakshott USA

    October 12, 2015

    Our good friend and Oakshott Fabrics US stockist Maria Tamaoka of Pinwheels is out and about a lot at the moment so go say hello (and pick up some fabric while you're there!): 15-18 October PIQC : Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara, California 29 October–1 November in booth 1715 International Quilt Festival, George R. Brown Convention Centre, Houston, Texas [caption id="attachment_789" align="aligncenter" width="300"]QuiltCon2015 Pinwheels at QuiltCon 2015[/caption]   Read more
  • Festival of Quilts Draw Winners 2015

    September 23, 2015

    Thank you to everyone who came to visit us at the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK. We were thrilled to meet you, energised by your enthusiasm and are delighted to announce the winners of our Prize Draw:
    1st Anne Hawkins
    2nd Vivienne Hansell
    3rd Jamie Leitch
    The winners will receive Oakshott Gift Vouchers and in due course, we hope they'll share photos of their makes.
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