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Sewing Quarter - Monday 12th August

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Sewing Quarter - Monday 12th August

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HOUR 1:
NEW! Anna Maria Horner Quilt
Superstar US designer Anna Maria Horner is live in the SQ studio with 'The Portraits Quilt', her latest cleverly crafted skill-building symphony of fabric and quilt design.

HOUR 2:
Best Sellers By June Tailor
Tune in for an hour on the top-selling products from experts June Tailor. Find out why so many quilters love their rulers, templates, Quilt AsYou Go wadding and more.

HOUR 3:
PREMIERE! Anna Maria's Shift Dress
Anna Maria Horner joins us again to share her new 'Shake It Shift' pattern, a skill-building dress design that's part of her Simple Start dressmaking pattern collection.

HOUR 4:
The 'Atelier 9' Machine By Janome
Join Janome's expert Jayne Brogan for a tour of this premium model. The Atelier 9 combines sewing and embroidery in one machine with a host of creative features.

HOUR 5:
Anna's Applique, Fabric And More
Anna Maria Horner joins us for a second hour, this time talking us through her beautiful back-in-stock applique templates, plus charming embroidery kits and fabric.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 13th August

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Sewing Quarter - Monday 13th August

Hour 1: Janome with Anna Maria Horner
Famous designer Anna Maria Horner premiers the Janome Atelier sewing and embroidery machine, pre-loaded with 250 embroidery designs, including 40 by Anna Maria herself!

Hour 2: Lynette Anderson Quilting
Talented Australian quilting designer Lynette Anderson guides us through books, plus patterns for quilts, cushions and bag, all of which feature her much-loved rustic charm.  

Hour 3: New Fabric Launch!
Anna Maria Horner is back to share her brand new fabric collection, the botanical Passion Flower, incorporating warm, pretty shades perfect for sewing now and into autumn.

Hour 4: Janome Atelier Sewing Machine
Janome expert Jayne Brogan gives us a guided tour of the Janome Atelier machine, their first model to offer both advanced sewing AND embroidery functions - a workshop in a machine!

Hour 5: Sew Handy Accessories!
We've thought of everything with gadgets you'll always need to hand, including accessories for your iron and ironing, must-have fabric adhesives, and hands-free magnifiers.
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Sewing Quarter - Thursday 15th August

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HOUR 1:
Happy Birthday, Natasha!

Join us in wishing our lovely presenter Natasha a Happy Birthday in true Sewing Quarter style. Natasha starts the day by sharing her favourite products and projects.

HOUR 2:
Sleek Faux-Fur Clamshell Clutch

Bag-making guru Becky Alexander-Frost demos the simple construction of Lisa Lam's chic structured clutch bag project, using fabric in new-to-air textures and colours.

HOUR 3:
Kaffe Fassett 'Gameboard' Quilt

SQ's expert Jane Alcock shares professional techniques for making Kaffe Fassett's opulent 'Gameboard' quilt kit, following his design in the new book 'Quilts In The Cotswolds'.

HOUR 4:
Juki Air Threading Overlocker

Discover Juki's QVP Air Threading Overlocker with innovative Air Threading Technology for quick and fuss-free edges. Juki expert Garry Debrick shows us the magic!

HOUR 5:
'Grand Illusion' Bohemian Quilt

Jane Alcock shares expert advice to create the stunning 'Bohemian Rose' quilt using the jewel-toned, sumptuous prints of Windham Fabrics' 'Grand Illusion' collection.

HOUR 6:
Britannia Coverstitch & Overlocker

Join us for a tour of Britannia Sewing's high-quality CS4000 Coverstitch and 4DR Overlocker machines, designed to create perfectly finished hems, seams, and edges.

HOUR 7:
Kaffe Fassett Hour

Join us for a round-up of Kaffe Fassett's most recent designs and fabric bundles, including kits from his latest book 'Quilts In The Cotswolds' and vibrant fat-quarter bundles.

HOUR 8:
Juki Long-Arm Quilting Machine

Discover the next generation in Juki home sewing machines! The Kirei HZL-NX7 boasts 12in of sewing space, a touchscreen interface and a multitude of other functions.

Sewing Quarter - Sunday 12th August

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Sewing Quarter - Sunday 12th August

Hour 1: Swedish Folk Art Cushion
Using fabric piecing, felt, and colourful embroidery, Lucy Brennan creates a double-sided cushion that's packed with Swedish inspired design features and techniques.

Hour 2: Japanese Patchwork Bag
Expert Victoria Peat joins us with her exclusive pattern for a Japanese patchwork bag. Top tips on all the techniques plus beautiful Japanese fabric make this an unmissable hour. 

Hour 3: Canadian Maple Leaf Quilt
Get set for autumn with this beautiful quilt featuring a maple leaf block in rustic, autumnal shades. Lucy Brennan is here to guide us through this Candian-inspired patchwork.

Hour 4: Beautiful EPP Beanbag
Take your English Paper Piecing to new levels of comfort as Victoria Peat shows how to use the technique to make one of our favourite projects - a stylish patchwork pouffe!

Hour 5: Sewing Gadget Essentials!
Among an array of gadgets, Irene Crosby shows us an ingenious automatic needle-threader, and magnetic bowl that securely holds needles, pins and other small metal sewing tools.
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Sewing Quarter - Tuesday 14th August

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Sewing Quarter - Tuesday 14th August

Hour 1: Quilting with Anna Maria Horner
Anna Maria Horner shares her expert sewing tips, designer-led fabric suggestions, and more as she guides us through her gorgeous patchwork patterns for quilts and cushion.

Hour 2: Exceptional Quilting Tools
Whether you want to advance your quilting with the smartest tools around, or simply upgrade your basic kit with confidence, this hour offers accessories and gadgets you'll love.

Hour 3: Anna Maria Horner Dressmaking
Our final show with Anna Maria features patterns for some of her most popular bag and dressmaking patterns, including the simple Bassline Skirt and versatile Art Student Tote. 

Hour 4: Colourful Kits Revisited
A unique chance to revisit some of the most exciting projects kits seen on our recent travels, including quilting and patchwork kits by Jo Avery, plus bags to make for future trips!

Hour 5: Big Names Revisited
At the end of our 'Around the World in 9 Days' event, revisit some of the biggest names including Westalee tools, and brand new books plus fabric by Kaffe Fassett and Karen Lewis.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 26th August

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HOUR 1:
Sewing Quarter
Join us for more sewing tips and techniques!

HOUR 2:
Miniature Vintage Patchwork
SQ's resident quilting expert Jane Alcock Jane demonstrates techniques to create small-pieced patchwork with the help of Creative Grids' Itty Bitty Eights ruler. 

HOUR 3:
New! Cassie Dress By Emporia
Indie dressmaking brand Emporia is back in the studio with owner, designer and teacher Clair Heal showing how to sew her new-to-air Cassie Dress. 

HOUR 4:
Bargello Techniques & Design
Jane shares expert advice for piecing a quilt using the popular technique of Bargello to create a bold and eyecatching small quilt that's still big on impact!

HOUR 5:
New! Iris Top By Emporia
Clair Heal of dressmaking brand Emporia is back with another new-to-air design, this time in the shape of the gorgeous Iris Top and a choice of pretty fabrics.
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Sewing Quarter - Tuesday 13th August

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HOUR 1:
Fabric Launch Hour!

Make space in your stash for brand new prints including the adorable koala-inspired 'Joey' and vintage floral 'Rhapsody' by Riley Blake, and the folksy 'Home is Best'.

HOUR 2:
'Quilt Big' Mosaic Quilt

Victoria Carrington shows how impressive quilts can be made quickly with big blocks, clever techniques and expert advice, thanks to new book 'Quilt Big' by Jemima Flendt.

HOUR 3:
Must-Have Dressmaking Tools

The right tools can make the results of your dressmaking look and fit better, so check out some of our must-have accessories, and find out why you need them.

HOUR 4:
10% Off Creative Grids

Victoria Carrington is back to share her expertise when using Creative Grids rulers. With 10% off all Creative Grids, this is a must-see demonstration for quilters of all abilities.

HOUR 5:
Gail Pan's Patchwork & Embroidery

Combine patchwork and embroidery to create charming bags, quilts, gifts and accessories, with books, kits and patterns from popular Australian designer Gail Pan.

Sewing Quarter - Thursday 22nd August

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HOUR 1:
Fabulous Fabric Launches

Take a look at our latest new fabric collections, including the pretty sewing-inspired 'Bobbins & Blooms' from Riley Blake, Tanya Whelan's 'Janey' florals, and more.

HOUR 2:
Sewgirl Kimono And Culottes

Designer and dressmaker Fiona Hesford is here with clever tips and techniques for sewing two of her popular wardrobe essentials - the Elsie Culottes and Suki Kimono.

HOUR 3:
Folded Pinwheels Cushion

Jane Alcock shows us how to use a clever fabric manipulation technique and our ready-to-sew kit to create folded pinwheels, for a cushion cover with extra dimension.

HOUR 4:
Structured Moroccan Carpet Bag

Fiona shares more tips, this time for making our exclusive Moroccan Carpet Bag, using a kit available to sew at home that includes the structured metal tubular frame.

HOUR 5:
Sewing Quarter

Join us for more sewing tips and techniques!

Sewing Quarter - Thursday 29th August

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HOUR 1:
Dressmaking Tools
From dressmaking shears to Alison Smiths 'Dressmaking Book', we have all the tools to top up your stash or get you started!

HOUR 2:
Kaffe Fassett 'Gameboard' Quilt
Charlotte Newland rolls a six to create Kaffe Fassett's dark and dramatic 'Gameboard' quilt, from his latest book 'Quilts in the Cotswolds'. Your move!

HOUR 3:
Jules Fallon: New Pattern!
Welcome expert dressmaker and designer Jules Fallon to the studio with her new design, the latest addition to her popular collection of versatile, flattering patterns. 

HOUR 4:
Exclusive! Cat & Dog Pillow
Charlotte's back with a new and exclusive design by Kath Hardcastle - a fabulous Cat & Dog cushion project to add furry-friend fun to your sofa!

HOUR 5:
Quilting Round Up
Join us for an hour of our favourite quilts from recent shows, with kits, tools and backing fabric to set you up for your next quilting project.

Sewing Quarter -Monday 19th August

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HOUR 1:
Jane Greenoff's Cross Stitch

Cross Stitch Guild founder Jane Greenoff is in the studio to share patterns and projects, including her new-to-air Woodland Walk pattern, FREE with the stranded cotton.

HOUR 2:
Pleated & Quilted Tote Bag

Jane Alcock shares tips and techniques to create this practical tote. Pleats make the bag super spacious, while our choice of kits make it quick and easy to sew!

HOUR 3:
More Cross Stitch With Jane!

Jane Greenoff is back with more kits and bundles, including her charming wildflower motif pattern FREE with a thread bundle. Tune in for professional tips and advice too. 

HOUR 4:
Elna eXperience 580 Machine

Jane is back to show us around the Elna eXperience 580, a premium sewing machine boasting all the power and convenience you need for precise and creative sewing.
HOUR 5:

LAUNCH! RMF Sewing Furniture

Join us for the exciting launch of RMF furniture. With a range of options including specially designed tables and storage, they'll help you create your dream sewing space!
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Sewing Quarter - Friday 23rd August

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HOUR 1:
Designer Fabric Bundles

Add extra-special prints to your stash with designer fabric bundles, featuring talented names including Anna Maria Horner, Lynette Anderson and Liberty.

HOUR 2:
Jelly Roll 'Ripples' Quilt

Emma Bradford sews the 'Ripples' Jelly Roll quilt designed by Carolyn Forster. Choose one of our kits with Tilda 'Plum Garden' or 'Lazy Days' fabric rolls to sew it at home.

HOUR 3:
Fabric Charm Packs & EPP

If you love small-scale patchwork, tune into our hour devoted to dinky charm packs, designs for using them, and accessories for equally exquisite English Paper Piecing.

HOUR 4:
Quilt-As-You-Go Cushions

Emma's back with a QAYG cushion project using clever pre-printed wadding by June Tailor. If you've never tried it before, a cushion is the perfect excuse to give QAYG a go!

HOUR 5:
Sewing Quarter

Join us for more sewing tips and techniques!

Sewing Quarter - Thursday 23rd August

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Sewing Quarter - Thursday 23rd August

Hour 1:
Doll About Town!
Designer Louise Kelly is here with her Doll About Town pattern. Fashionable in felt and fabric, everything you need to make this well-dressed gal and her outfit is in our handy kit.

Hour 2:
Luxurious Dressmaking Fabrics
The dress code is 'Indulgent' with this collection of luxurious textiles including gorgeous crepes, allover sequin fabrics, faux suedes, and plush velours, plus complementary patterns.

Hour 3:
Irresistible Felt Softie Duo
Louise is back to create Evie and the Bear from the Little Traveller book. Made from felt, this irresistible duo of characters is fun to make, especially with our handy materials bundle.

Hour 4:
Sew Over It Part One
Expert Becca from dressmaking brand Sew Over It has a selection of fabulous frocks designed by Lisa Comfort, including the Eve Dress, Vintage Shirt Dress, and Ultimate Shift Dress!

Hour 5:
Sew Over It Part Two
Becca is back with more designs by Lisa Comfort from iconic dressmaking brand Sew Over It. Their beautifully designed garments are sure to find their way into your wardrobe.
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Sewing Quarter - Monday 27th August

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Sewing Quarter - Monday 27th August

HOUR 1:
Classic Creative Grids
Creative Grids rulers are an exciting way to take your quilting to the next level, with classic blocks such as Dresden Plate, Storm At Sea, Diamond Wedding Ring, and Kaleidoscope. 

HOUR 2:
Big Bold Blooms Quilt
Join Guest Designer Joy Edgington as she makes the Big Blooms quilt from the massively popular book 'Go Big, Go Bold'. A simple way to create a quilt with maximum impact!

HOUR 3:
Sewing Machine Roundup
Whether you're planning to buy your first sewing machine, or looking for an upgrade, we have a selection to meet your needs

HOUR 4:
Bargello Quilted Bag
Joy is back with to debut her bag design that showcases the spectacular results of Bargello quilting. With a choice of kits, you'll be carrying the results in no time!

HOUR 5:
Festive Fabric Launch!
Discover the brand NEW Christmas collections from Chatham Glyn fabrics! Yardage and bundles include traditional motifs accented with lurex, jolly festive prints, and cute characters.

Sewing Quarter - Tuesday 27th August

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HOUR 1:
Pretty Pre-Cuts
An hour full of pretty pre-cut fabric from designers such as Tula Pink, Liberty, Kaffe Fassett and Morris & Co.

HOUR 2:
Luna Lapin Rabbit Softie
Helen Rhiannon makes everyone's favourite bunny, Luna Lapin, plus an enchanting little dress for her using one of our kits and the charming pattern book.

HOUR 3:
Sashiko Hour
Whether you are a Sashiko pro or completely new to the technique, we have everything you could need for this Japanese embroidery style.

HOUR 4:
EXCLUSIVE! Lined Bucket Hat
Helen is back to make a cute bucket hat from our new and exclusive kit. Perfect for the changing season, the design features a printed fabric lining.

HOUR 5:
Miss It Miss Out: Designer Fabric
Had your eye on a particular print? Now could be your last chance to get prints from Moda, Tula Pink or Riley Blake.

Sewing Quarter - Tuesday 20th August

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HOUR 1:
New Fabric Featuring Harry Potter!

Start the day with an hour of magical fabric, featuring new Harry Potter prints, plus patterns and motifs featuring Dumbo, circus scenes and other charming designs.

HOUR 2:
The Hepworth Pinafore Dress

Dressmaking expert Jenny McCreary shares the clever technique that transforms Jenni Smith's popular 'Hepworth Apron' design into a versatile pinafore dress.

HOUR 3:
Workroom Tools Hour

Sew smarter with our range of innovative and clever workroom tools - the right equipment can ensure more accurate, creative and professional-looking results.

HOUR 4:
Craft Case & Scissors Holder

Jenny joins us for a second hour, this time getting organised with our handy kit to make a craft storage case and scissors. Choose from three gorgeous colourways.

HOUR 5:
Toy Box Delights!

Cuddly toys and softies don't only make a lovely gift, but are also fun and satisfying to sew. Discover kits and tools, including Louise Kelly's most recent rag doll kit.
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Sewing Quarter - Thursday 16th August

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Sewing Quarter - Thursday 16th August

Hour 1: Jane Greenoff's Cross Stitch
The founder of the Cross Stitch Guild is back with a selection of counted stitch kits, plus her gold-plated needle collection that sold out in minutes last time it aired!

Hour 2: Versatile Clutch Bag
Cara Ackerman is back to show us how to make a versatile clutch bag, designed by Mrs H. Cara's expert guidance and our choice of ready-to-go kits ensure professional results.

Hour 3: Stitch Kits With Jane Greenoff
Cross Stitch expert Jane has another hour filled with counted stitch kits including a charming Red House sampler, lined linen needlecase, and sumptuous Secret Garden band sampler.

Hour 4: Decorative Smocked Cushion
Cara shows us how to manipulate fabric to create sensationally smocked round cushion. Choose a kit from our range of colours and give your sofa a treat this summer!

Hour 5: Miss It, Miss Out!
Had your eye on a particular print? This might be your last chance to snap it up. Stunning fabric from Riley Blake, Tula Pink, John Louden, and others, so don't miss out!

Sewing Quarter - Thursday 8th August

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HOUR 1:
Fabric Launch: 'Grand Illusion'
Take a closer look at the extraordinary new collection 'Grand Illusion' by Windham Fabrics, featuring metallic-gold embellishment and stylish interlocking designs. 

HOUR 2:
The Thrifty Stitcher's Breton Tee
Cara Ackerman is here to make a wardrobe essential, the Melissa Breton Tee by The Thrifty Stitcher, with its flattering boat neck and relaxed dropped shoulders.

HOUR 3:
'Grand Illusion' Bohemian Quilt
Jane Alcock shares expert advice as she creates the stunning 'Bohemian Rose' quilt using the jewel-toned, sumptuous prints of Windham Fabrics' 'Grand Illusion' collection.

HOUR 4:
NEW! Rag Doll By Louise Kelly
Cara sews Louise Kelly's adorable rag doll, the perfect heirloom gift that children (and adults!) will treasure. Combine Cara's expert advice with our range of pretty fabric.

HOUR 5:
'Around The World' Revisited!
Join us for a fun recap of our week-long 'Around the World' event. Catch up on some of the exciting fabric, kits and products we featured.

Sewing Quarter - Sunday 18th August

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HOUR 1:
Liberty Print Kits & Fabric
Indulge your love for Liberty print with kits and fabric, including Christmas prints and festive quilt kits, patchwork cushions to sew and enjoy now, and lots more.

HOUR 2:
New! Free-Motion Tree of Life
Machine embroidery expert Helen Newton shows us how to create a breathtaking Tree of Life panel using free-motion machine embroidery and a new and exclusive kit.

HOUR 3:
Quilt Kits Roundup
Discover your next quilt project with one of the great value kits from this hour. With so many patterns, techniques and fabrics included, you'll be spoilt for choice!

HOUR 4:
New! Around The Globe With Helen
Helen Newton is back with a selection of three brand kits, allowing you to sew panels representing Africa, Asia or Europe. Helen shows how to get impressive results.

HOUR 5:
Quilting Tools & Materials
Clever cutting mats include an extra-large model from Horn, plus a versatile rotating version, super sharp scissors, fabric bundles, books and more.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 2nd September

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HOUR 1:
Sewing Quarter

Join us for an hour of sewing and quilting techniques.

HOUR 2:
Exclusive: Children's Playmat

Quilting expert Emma Bradford demos how to make this new and exclusive playmat, the perfect practical gift for funloving children and babies!


HOUR 3:
Book Launch! Embroidered Art

Join textiles expert Helen McCook to discover the must-have new book 'The Embroidered Art of Chloe Giordano'. Marvel at Chloe's work then try it for yourself.


HOUR 4:
Cottage Tulip Quilt

Emma is back to make the first quilt in the 'Cottage Collection', the 'Tulip' quilt, a great project to get into ready for the dark nights setting in.

HOUR 5:
Sewing Machine Hour

Whether you're planning to buy your first sewing machine, looking to upgrade, or just want some hints and tips to use yours more effectively, this is the hour for you.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 20th May

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HOUR 1:
Japanese Fabric Launch

Begin the week in the Far East, with stunning new Japanese prints including sumptuous metallics featuring cherry blossoms, flying cranes, dragon boats, origami birds and more.

HOUR 2:
Quick & Easy Braided Quilt

Expert Sallieann Harrison starts the day making a quilt from the clever book 'Precut Quick & Easy Quilts'. She combines Kaffe Fasset prints with a simple braided patchwork effect.

HOUR 3:
NEW! Changs Patchwork Kits

Meet Becky Sworn of family-run company Chang Fabrics. Becky showcases a selection of unique patchwork and appliqué kits featuring traditional Chinese fabric and designs.

HOUR 4:
Cleopatra's Fan Runner

Sallieann is back to demonstrate the Art Deco-inspired quilt block, Cleopatra's Fan. Using our handy kit, she'll create a stylish runner to give your bed or table a regal makeover!

HOUR 5:
Changs Indigo Fabrics

Becky Sworn is back for a second hour of Chang Fabrics, this time with bundles of indigo fat-quarter fabrics, including unique shibori and crisply patterned beanpaste.

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