Wise Owl Quilting
What's new on the website today.
March 16th 2018
New Range of Kanvas Studio Backing Fabric
It has been a long time since I last put any new stock items up on the web site. With the sad passing of my mother I can now return to putting my full attention back into Wise Owl Quilting.
Just arrived in stock a new range of bold new age leaf vine pattern wide backing fabrics. These fabrics will add a lift the reverse side of any new bright modern summer quilt. Available in 5 great colours - black, grey, navy, blue and pink.
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July 22nd 2017
New Dimples Range of Backing Fabric
I have just got into stock some new wide backing fabric with a funky pattern designed by Gail Kessler called Dimples. Available in three colours (Linen - off white, Grey and Black)
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June 16th 2017
New Willow Range of Backing Fabric
Just arrived in stock a new range of delicate swirling willow pattern wide backing fabrics. These fabrics will add a perfect counter balance to your beautiful new quilt. Available in 3 great colours - yellow, cobalt and Black/Gold.
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May 5th 2017
New Stock of Fiskars Scissors
Just arrived in stock a new Fiskars scissors just what you need for cutting your fabric. Fiskars are famous for being the sharpest in the world. If your scissors are getting worn or the blade is deformed you will damage the fabric and make cutting pieces accurately very difficult. Time to get some replacement scissors!
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May 1st 2017
Clearance Sale of Gift Items
I am It is time to move on the remaining Gift Line items on my website so I have heavily reduced the prices of all the Gift items and some of the Kiwiana products as well. So check out the gift page and pick something you know a friend or family member will love to own
March 3rd 2017
New Basically Wide Range of Backing Fabric
Just arrived in stock a new range of fabrics from Red Rooster Fabrics called the Basically Wide, collections of 280cm wide prints selected by Helen Stubbings' from her Basically Hugs collection of basics and blenders that are ideal for seamless quilt backs. The Basically Wide 280cm (108") wide prints are ideal for traditional, modern, seasonal, juvenile, novelty, and panel quilts. There's a breezy floral in multi and in blue, graceful spirals in ivory and in beige, pretty pink dots on white, and white dots on soft gray, sweet tone-on-tone pink and tone-on-tone red heart stripes, and Helen's classic woven texture in blue and in navy..
|Click Here to view the full range of Red Rooster Basicall Wide range of backing fabric|
February 6th 2017
New Pearl Grid Backing Fabric
Just arrived in stock a new range of Pearl Grid wide backing fabrics. These fabrics designed by Mark Hordyszynski give the effect of a random cross-hatch texture on the reverse side of your new quilt. Available in 5 great colours - white, grey, light blue, tan and black.
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May 20th 2016
New Article on Choosing Quilting Designs for your quilt
One of the toughest choices a quilter will make is deciding what style of quilting to apply to a patchwork pieced quilt top. The choice of a quilting pattern to sew into the quilt can greatly enhance the overall impact of a quilt. Likewise the wrong choice can detract from the quilt and even not be fit for purpose!
This informative article will help the reader decide what quilting design is right for their quilt. That decision of course will be supplemented by any consultation the quilt maker has when their bring their quilt in for quilting.
Click on this link to take you to this web article Choosing the Best Quilting Design for your Quilt
New web page called Quilting Patterns
There are many thousands of edge-to-edge pantograph quilting patterns available. Shoosing from them can be bewildering. It has been my experience that many customers end up choosing similar pattrns. This page shows some of the most common patterns chosen by my customers over the past few years. It is not a definitive listing but gaves you some idea of what possible patterns may work with your quilt
Click on this link to go directly to the Quilting Patterns page