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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…

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The Home Patch (Bathurst)

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The Stitching Post (Katoomba)

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Cherry Pie Designs (Somersby)

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Pieces to Treasure (MacMasters Beach)

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Blueberries (Wyong)

www.shophop.com.au

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

March 27th, 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 suehurrell@bigpond.com

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

Quilt As You Go Workshop with Monica Poole

February 27th, 2013

Back by popular demand Monica is again running her one day Quilt as you Go workshop at Blueberries.

We have set two dates aside Friday, 22 March or Sunday, 2 June.

This one day workshop is loaded with useful information on 5 different quilt as you go techniques. It will also explain sketchy applique and directions for a modern machine sewn binding. If you haven’t tried this technique before, this is a great class for you to start with.

Cost: $75.00 includes pattern, plus requirements

To book, click here

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