Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Shopping help!!!!!!

a blog friend is visiting Australia from overseas and emailed to ask about patchwork shops in Sydney.

She is here for a few months so wanted to know about patchwork groups/shops in Sydney............
If you could add detailed comments as to the shop and address, suburb etc I would appreciate it.
Maybe I will have to check out a few when in Sydney next......
Some of the ones i thought of were Quiltsmith, Cottage Quilt Works, Material Obsessions but not sure of the address, suburb etc........
Hope you can help.............

.........take care til next time.....Chookyblue.........

9 comments:

  1. The Material Obsession staff were always lovely when I lived in Sydney, but they have moved so no idea their address now. I joined the Hunters Hill group (and they were lovely but day only and I got a job) and then the Eastwood group (who had two day and one night group) who were equally lovely! I made some great friends in our short time in Sydney at both this groups, so hope your friend can also. Groups contacts can be found through the guild.

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  2. Patchwork Plus in Miranda, Lorraine is absolutely lovely and she has great repros. I always see Lorraine with her shop at an event and I've not been to the actual shop but here is her website http://patchworkplus.com.au/ for details.

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  3. Material Obsession is in Drummoyne, very close to Birkenhead Point shopping centre, Quiltsmith is 75 Nelson Street, Annandale. Another good shop is Remnant Warehouse in Botany Road, Alexandria.

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  4. Patchwork Plus is in Jackson Ave, Miranda, across the road from the huge Westfields. I think the patchwork plus website that Jindi has mentioned is a different shop from Lorraine's at Miranda-- is it in Tassie??.
    There is Peg's Pieces in the main street (Oak St) in Kirrawee, Jules in National Ave, Loftus. There is a shop in Balmain that sells Patchwork fabrics and wools-- they also have Liberty fabrics. Oatley Cottage is in Frederick St ,Oatley. Hope these names are of help.

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  5. I absolutely adored being told about QuiltSmith when we were over in Sydney last year and if I went back again I would head there for sure. The selection was incredible and the girls were brilliant.

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  6. I have been told by a few friends that Logan's Patchwork at 6/111 Moore Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040
    (02) 9550 9119 is a good place to shop, sadly I have only been to one place and that is at Hobbysew in Kings Park as I work there 2 days a month, they do have lots of fabric as I think I have most of it in my stash LOL. I hope she has plenty of time to visit them all :)

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  7. You've already named my favourite shops. The NSW Quilt Guild has Friday Showcases once a month where they have featured quilters, Non members can go, here's a link for details http://www.quiltersguildnsw.com/events.html#friday
    If your friend is still here in April there's the Springwood Quilt Show held on the 4th weekend of April. That's always worth seeing.

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  8. I really enjoyed Quilt Smith

    But I also found the Craft Depot pretty good – their prices were quite reasonable and they have some of everything

    http://www.craftdepot.com.au/

    And where your friend goes depends a lot on what styles she likes if she is going to be driving around…
    Craft Depot is really close to a train station

    Take Care
    Susan

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