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Patchwork & Quilting Fabric

See our patchwork & quilting ranges page to browse our selection of thousands of patchwork & quilting fabrics by collection.

10% Off Westalee Quilting Rulers

The Westalee Ruler Foot has been designed to allow quilters to expand their creativity by stitching with the guidance of a template (ruler) on a domestic machine. This opens up the possibility of creating a wide variety of designs that are normally reserved for the longarm machine quilters.

We have 10% off Westalee Rulers, Feet and Accessories until the end of August. Enter WEST10 in the Coupon code field during checkout to get your 10% discount.

You can find our Westalee Domestic Sewing Machine Rulers here.

To read our ebook with details and videos on the Westalee Rulers then please follow this link.

The Patchwork and Quilting Shop - The Cotton Patch

The Cotton Patch are the patchwork and quilting experts with a huge range of fabrics, tools, wadding, notions and haberdashery devoted to patchwork & quilting. From the latest Sizzix patchwork die to the best Long Arm Quilting machines in Europe you can find it here with thousands of products for quilters, patchworkers, dressmakers and general sewers.

Long-Arm and Mid-Arm Quilting Machines at Festival

Long-Arm and Mid-Arm Quilting Machines at Festival
Come and test-drive our wide selection of quilting machines: from the sit-down Sweet Sixteen to the mighty 26" HQ Infinity, we have a solution for you. See us on Stand C19/C21

Don’t miss Sue Patten‘s entertaining lectures on the Friday or Saturday.

The Cotton Patch provide advice and guidance and supply a wide range of Quilting Machine, Quilting Frames and Hoops for Machine Quilting and Hand Quilting.

New Quilting Machines from Handi Quilter and Grace Company!

Handi Quilter
Handi Quilter have extended the range of quilting machines which now includes the new 26" Arm Infinity Quilting Machine. Handi Quilter have also upgraded and updated their existing models - the 24" Fusion, 18" HQ18 Avante frame quilting system and 16" Sweet Sixteen Sitdown Machine.

Also see our e-brochure to browse through our Handi Quilter range

The Grace Company
The Cotton Patch supply the Q’nique, the new 14+ Midarm Quilting Machine from the Grace Company. It can be used with most existing Grace Frames or purchased with the Q’nique frame! For customers who already have a Grace frame this upgrade will increase their working space.

View a video of the new Grace Q'nique Mid-arm

To make an appointment for a demonstration or for further information and to discuss your quilt frame or sewing machine requirements please call on 0121 702 2840. Or email

The Cotton Patch are the exclusive distributor for Handi Quilter Longarm Machines, Computerised Quilting Systems, Frames and Quilting Accessories in the UK and can supply throughout Europe.
The Cotton Patch are the exclusive distributor for Grace Frames and Machines in Europe.

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Subscribe to our Email Newsletter and get details on the latest fabrics, tools, books and notions for patchwork & quilting. We also send out details about shows we are attending, special classes and workshops. Plus get the latest offers and bargains straight to you email account and pick up a bargain before they go.

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Sizzix Big Shot Fabric Die Cutting Machine & Dies

Sizzix Big Shot Fabric Die Cutting Machine & Dies
The Sizzix Big Shot fabric die cutting machine and a range of cutting dies can revolutionise your patchwork cutting. Simply place you fabrics on the cutting pad, put in your chosen die, turn the handle and roll it through the rollers. The die will cut out your fabric shape with no need for rotary cutters and rulers ensuring that you get accurate fabric pieces every time. There is also the Big Shot Plus which is very similar but has a larger A4 sized bed.

As well as standard piecing shapes such as triangles, squares, tumbler blocks and apple cores you can also use Sizzix applique dies for your favourite applique shapes. Simply combine a fusible in your Sizzix sandwich for ultra accurate easy to apply applique designs. We also have a range of quilt kits that include all the fabric and instructions for making a quilt using specific dies.

To help you we have created a Sizzix e-brochure which has lots of details on the Sizzix system and how you can use it for patchwork

Or view this excellent video showing the Sizzix Big Shot and Big Shot Plus in action.

Featured Products

Fiskars Dressmaking 24cm/9.5" Amplify Precision Scissors

Fiskars Dressmaking 24cm/9.5


Amplify RazorEdge Scissors. 24cm/9.5"

Cuts thick and heavy duty fabrics and materials. The floating blade tang transfers energy to the torsion bar which adjusts the blade to its optimal angle. Ergonomic handles with Softgrip touchpoints. Ultra sharp Razoredge blades.

Protective sheath to keep shears safe and protected


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Aurifil 50/2 Thread Box: The Basics Collection by Mark Lipinski

Aurifil 50/2 Thread Box: The Basics Collection by Mark Lipinski


The long staple Mako' of mercerised Egyptian cotton is very smooth, and strong thus making it great as basic piecing thread.

12 spools of 50 weight thread on 1300m spools, plus collection box. Thread collection put together by Mark Lipinski.

Aurifil 50 colours included are: 2000 – 2021 – 2024 – 2310 – 2314 – 2325 – 2326 – 2370 – 2600 – 2605 – 2610 – 2692

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Bold Blooms

Bold Blooms


Quilts and Other Works Celebrating Flowers

Bold Blooms is a stunning guide and vibrant pattern collection of 25 new patchwork and needlepoint projects, from quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett.

Hardcover with 244 pages and 125 colour illustrations

Drawing inspiration from the natural beauty of flowers, Kaffe invites crafters to explore the behind-the-scenes process and fascinating design methods used to create Kaffe’s bold fabrics and modern colour palettes—from “sketching” with fabric swatches to creating mood boards and renderings to sewing visually striking quilts. Featured throughout are 18 new quilt patterns and seven new needlepoints.

Ideas bloom on each page as eye-catching artwork, inventive quilt designs, needlepoint canvases, and bold ribbon patterns grow from concept to completion. Renowned for his use of colour, Kaffe creates unique palettes from nature and his surroundings to create colour “moods”—from neutrals and soft pastels to rich, dark tones—and he shares his design ideas, practical quilting advice, and needlepoint techniques throughout these colorful projects.

With an emphasis on patchwork and needlework, the inventive designs and fresh colour palettes translate to many creative disciplines ranging from mosaic, beading, fiber arts, embroidery, floral arrangements, and home décor. Accessible to quilting and sewing beginners and experts alike, the lively floral designs on each page are sure to inspire and send readers off on a colour-filled creative journey.

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Quilt Stencil - 7" Celtic Knot Block

Quilt Stencil - 7


Quilting stencil made lightweight plastic. They are reusable and durable. The plastic is slightly opaque to help in positioning the stencil on your project.

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Seasons Greetings 5" Charm

Seasons Greetings 5


A selection of 48 festive fabrics. Many of the selected Christmas fabrics have metallic highlights.

The image on the left is only intended as a guide to the types of fabric that appear in the Seasons Greeting Charm pack.

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Karen Kay Buckley's Small Perfect Scissors

Karen Kay Buckley's Small Perfect Scissors


Was £19.95 now down 10% to £17.95

Description 4" Length;

This special micro serrated blade pulls the fabric into the scissors rather than pushing it alway like traditional scissors. Things you will like about these scissors...cushioned handle, easy for right or left hander to use, blades sharp to the very tip, serrated blade keeps fabric from fraying, light weight and comfortable.

The 4" size are great for detail cutting on curves and points. Comfortably cuts 4 layers of fabric.
Comes with protective plastic cover.

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Patchwork & Quilting Fabrics

Patchwork and quilting cotton fabrics are the heart of our shop. Thousands of patchwork and quilting fabrics by leading manufacturers such as Moda, Rowan, Hoffman, Lewis & Irene, Makower, Stof, Robert Kaufman, Riley Blake, Sevenberry, Dashwood Studio, Andover and Free Spirit. You can buy our fabrics by the quarter metre or purchase one of our pre-cut fabric packs. We have a large range of fabric packs to choose from including fat quarters, charm packs, layer cakes, jelly rolls, strip rolls and patchwork palettes. We have a comprehensive range of fabric designs with specialist areas such as Christmas fabrics, novelty fabrics, patchwork blenders, batiks fabrics, Downton Abbey fabrics, japanese fabrics and floral fabrics. You can find fabric from leading patchwork fabric designers such as Kaffe Fassett and the Kaffe Fassett Collective, Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry, Tula Pink, Nancy Halvorsen, Nel Whatmore, Valori Wells, Tanya Whelan and Beth Studley

Patchwork Quilt Kits

As well as patchwork fabrics off the bolt or pre cut packs of fabric we also sell a large range of patchwork quilt kits. These are in a huge range of styles and the kits contain the fabrics and instructions on how to cut, piece and finish your patchwork quilt. A patchwork quilt is a labour of love creating a memento, keepsake or treasure that can span the generations


We also hold possibly the largest range of quilt wadding and battings in the UK. Made from natural fibres such as cotton, wool, silk and bamboo as well as polyester waddings and blends. Available in king, queen, twin and crib size waddings. If you are not sure which is the best wadding for patchwork quilt then we have two wadding sample packs so that you can try out different lofts, weights and materials to select the best wadding for your patchwork quilt.

Sizzix Big Shot for Patchwork

Get accurate fabric cuts every time with the Sizzix Big Shot and Sizzix Big Shot Plus. We have a large range of specialist patchwork and quilting dies for the Sizzix range. As well as patchwork dies we also stock a range of applique dies, accessories and cutting pads.

Interfacings, Stabilisers & Fusible Fabrics

Complementing our wadding ranges is a comprehensive selection of interfacings, stabilisers, fusibiles and glues from leading manufacturers such as Vilene, Sulky, HeatnBond, ByAnnie's, C&T and Pellon ensuring that you can get the best finish, look and structure for your sewing projects.

Rotary Cutters, Cutting Mats and Rulers

The Rotary Cutter is one of the main innovations in patchwork and quilting, sewing and dress making of the last twenty years and we have a superb range. We stock leading manufacturers such as Omni, Olfa, TrueCut and Clover ensuring that if you are looking for rotary cutting tools you need look no further. Our Cutting Mats are all designed for rotary cutting and with replacement blades, tools and accessories then if you are looking for rotary cutting we have it all sewn up.

Sewing Threads

Fed up with the same boring thread then check out our huge selection of quilting, piecing, applique, dress making, couching and embellishment threads. We stock not only quality cotton thread from around the world, but also polyester, rayon, nylon, silk and metallic threads in lots of different weights. There is a huge range of colours available with not only solid shades from across the spectrum but also a fantastic range of variegated and blendable threads. We stock threads from the leading thread manufacturers in the world including Aurifil, Gutermann Sulky, WonderFil, YLI, Superior, Presencia, Coats, Filtec and Oliver Twists

Long Arm Quilting Machines

The Cotton Patch is proud to be the leading supplier of long-arm quilting machines in the UK. Now there are some sewing machine manufacturers who will try and tell you that they have a longarm quilting machine. In fact they are talking about a slightly bigger domestic sewing machine that actually have limited free arm length and are at best a mid-arm machine. We supply dedicated long-arm quilting machines from Handi Quilter, Grace and Pfaff, either sit down or with a frame, certified for the European market backed up by service and know-how. We have a dedicated Quilt studio where you can try out the machines before you purchase as well as courses and classes to help you get the best out of your machine.

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