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Midweek Moments #185

March 24th, 2015

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Blueberries Pop Up Shop

This weekend is the Autumn Quilting Triple Treat hosted by Anne Sommerlad and Blueberries has been asked to bring it’s pop up shop along for the weekend.

If you are going to be in the area stop by and check out some of our goodies we will have for sale.

Blackheath Community Hall
Corner Gardiner Crescent and
Great Western Highway, Blackheath

Friday, Saturday and Sunday
27, 28 and 29 March

10.30am to 3.30pm daily

Entry:    Gold coin donation to Rotary Club of Blackheath

Paper Pieces Everywhere…..

We have been so busy later with our new paper piecing supplier that we have not had time to upload the 600+ items to our website.

So in the interim you can download the Imprezzio Retail Catalogue and simply email us your order.

The Imprezzio Retail Catalogue is a PDF file so you can open it on most computers and if you have an iPad you can save the PDF file to your iBooks so it is always at your fingertips.

Download the catalogue here

Millefiori Quilts 1 and 2

We now have in stock both Millefiori Quilts and Millefiori Quilts 2 by Willyne Hammerstein.  The second book is just as good if not better than the first.  Each book is $70.00

Book 1 contains the La Passacaglia Quilt pattern, which we now have papers and templates for.

Starter pack of papers and templates – $50.00

Starter pack includes:

  • Templates for all five shapes
  • 100 x 1¼” 5 Pointed Star Papers
  • 80 x 1¼” 10 Pointed Star Papers
  • 140 x 1¼” Pentagon Papers
  • 70 x ¾” Pentagon Papers
  • 200 x 1¼” Isosceles Triangle Papers

To order any of the above, click here.

Stitches by the Sea

Blueberries is holding its biannual Stitches by the Sea.

Join us for two days of relaxing sewing and chatter.  You can bring any sewing project be it by hand or machine.

Friday and Saturday, 22 and 23 May 2015

Shelly Beach Golf Club
Shelly Beach Road, Shelly Beach

9.30am to 4.30pm daily

One Day = $70.00
Both Days = $130.00
Includes morning and afternoon teas, lunch and a must have pamper pack.

Accomodation suggestions can be supplied upon request.

To book, simply click here or phone the shop on 02 4355 4400

Our Community of Sewing Sewathon

The next Our Community of Sewing Sewathon is to be held on Saturday, 30 May 2015 at the Lakes Grammer School Hall, Cnr Sparks Road & Albert Warner Drive, Warnervale.

Come sew with us from 9.00am to 5.00pm, machine or hand projects welcome!

There are also workshops available with:

  • Chris Jurd – Foundation Piecing
  • Lindsey Marsh – Ruffle Cushion
  • Rachael Porter – Fussy Cut Needle Case

At this sewathon there will be raffles, lucky door prizes, silent auction and a sale table with proceeds going to the Shake it Up Foundation for Parkinson Research.

To find out more information, or to book stop by the shop or call 02 4355 4400

Quilt and Craft Fair – Sydney

Blueberries has organised for a bus to take us to the Quilt and Craft Fair at Glebe Island in Sydney.

There will be departures from Wyong and Kariong.

When:  Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Cost:   $40.00 includes return bus fare and entry into Quilt and Craft Fair

To book, click here or phone the shop on 02 4355 4400.

Blueberries is For Sale

As you may have heard BLUEBERRIES

After thirteen years in retail it is time for a change, not a change from the industry but a change from retail.

So if you are looking for a “Sea Change” so to speak, Blueberries would be a great little investment.

This well established business has a large customer base that are more like family and friends than customers, along with a strong  online presence.

If you feel that this sounds like you….. give me (Jackie) a call on 0412 01 8421 or send an email to

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Fab Feb Shop Hop

January 21st, 2014

February is Shop Hop Month

Visit each of the following shops during the month of February to win some fantastic prizes.

You can start your “hop” at any location, if you can’t visit us in person, just shop online.  You will qualify for prizes by making a puchase from each of the shops.

Simply download and print your passport and start shopping…


The Home Patch (Bathurst)


The Stitching Post (Katoomba)



Cherry Pie Designs (Somersby)


Pieces to Treasure (MacMasters Beach)


Blueberries (Wyong)

Click Fab Feb Shop Hop Passport to download your passport.


Karen Kay Buckley’s Perfect Scissors

January 14th, 2014
Back in Stock
Karen Kay Buckley Perfect Scissors
Karen’s small, medium and large scissors all have micro serrated blades, this keeps the fabric from slipping so cutting is more accurate and this micro serration also helps to prevent frayed edges. 

The curved scissors are not micro serrated, but these scissors are designed for cutting threads.  The curved blade allows you to cut up nice and close to your sewing, applique, embroidery and quilting.  The curved blade is also great for cutting away stabiliser.

Order a pair today, you wont be disappointed!

Large – $27.50
Medium – $26.00
Small – $21.00
Curved – $24.00

New Messenger Bag Kits – Only $25

December 5th, 2013

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Jelly Roll Race

April 17th, 2013

Last Wednesday was the “Amazing Jelly Roll Race” at Blueberries.  It was a heap of fun.  Susan Martin came in first – congratulations Susan.   Susan finished in just under 2hrs 20min, closely followed by Lesley Cleary. All racers finished their quilts within 4 hours. Well done girls you all did really well to get them finished so quickly.

Central Coast Charity Quilt Show

April 16th, 2013

The annual Central Coast Charity Quilt Show was on the weekend at the Wyong Racecourse.  It was a great weekend, with heaps of lovely quilts to view.  A total of 106 were entered which was a great effort.  Thank you to all the Blueberries customers who entered quilts.  Following are just some of the quilts on display.  If you were able to visit the show, be sure to leave a comment about your experience at the show or maybe you might like to mention which quilt you liked the most?

Finished Projects – March 2013

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Stitches by the Sea

March 13th, 2013

Join Blueberries for the first ever “Stitches by the Sea”

Indulge yourself in a day or two of complete sewing bliss. Projects can be supplied or bring along any hand sewing project that you may be working on.

Each attendee will receive a “Stitches by the Sea” special package full of patterns and other sewing goodies.

Delicious morning and afternoon teas, along with a creative working lunch are all included.

When: Friday, 3 May or Saturday, 4 May 2013
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Where: Soldiers Beach Surf Club
Soliders Point Drive
Norah Head
Cost: $80.00 per person, per day
RSVP: Sunday, 31 March 2013

The Soliders Beach Surf Club is a brand new venue with uninterupted ocean views and full of natural light making it the perfect venue to relax and sew…

Accommodation can be arranged.

For bookings:
Phone: 02 4355 4400 or click here to book online.

Here is a sneak peak of just some of the projects that will be available in your Stitches by the Sea special package bags.  

Houston International Quilt Tour 2013

February 27th, 2013

Sue Hurrell from Harvey World Travel is organising a Houston International Quilt Tour for this October and November.

Stops include New York, Lancaster, Houston and Las Vegas.

For more information on this 14 day tour, contact Sue direct on 0412 498 422 or at

Central Coast Charity Quilt Show

February 27th, 2013

Did you know that the 2012 Central Coast Charity Quilt Show raised $10,000 which purchased valuable equipment for the Wyong and Gosford Hospitals’ Oncology Units?

The aim this year is to raise $15,000 – we all know of someone who has suffered with cancer and this is our opportunity to make sure that the money that is raised stays on the coast .  So join the challenge, and enter a quilt.

In 2013 the Central Coast Charity Quilt Show has introduced some exciting changes, these include:

A quilt exhibition (No categories and no judging)
Increased raffle prizes
Live demonstrations

So to participate in this fantastic fundraising event, simply download the Entry Form and enter a quilt, or two, or three…

When:  Saturday and Sunday, 13 and 14 April 2013
Where:  Wyong Race Club
75 Howarth Street, Wyong
Time:  9.30am to 4.00pm daily
Admission:  Adults – $6.00  Children – $2.00

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