Friday 26 June 2009

Amy Butler Software from Electric Quilt

Amy Butler software from Electric Quilt

The new Amy Butler software from Electric Quilt is now available. The package contains 22 unique & stylish projects for the home: 8 quilts, 3 table runners, 7 pillows, 1 floor cushion and 3 bags. Plus 9 bonus projects. All the projects come with clear, step-by-step illustrated sewing instructions for all skill levels. Print patterns, fabric charts, and sew.

You can sew the projects as they are designed – or customize in thousands of possible ways using the software’s tools and virtual swatches of Amy’s vibrant fabrics.

The software is a stand-alone product but can be integrated with Electric Quilt 6.
The system requirements for the Amy Butler software are:
• Windows XP® or Vista®• 500 MB of available hard-disk space• 64 MB of RAM• CD-ROM drive• Adobe Reader 7.0 or higher (for some PDF patterns)• monitor with screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater

Compatible with EQ6 [but not required]
Will also run on a Macintosh® running Windows® plus virtualization software (such as Parallels®)

Britannia Novelty Fabrics

Britannia patchwork and quilting fabric

We stock the Britannia range of fabrics in our Conversationals palette with a British theme. There is a panel and six fabrics by the metre, and they are also available as a fat quarter pack. Familiar British, and in particular London, icons are featured such as black cabs, post boxes, red buses and London landmarks on this range of novelty patchwork and quilting fabrics.
Britannia cotton fabric

Britannia fabic

Nostalgia Fabrics Strip Roll

Nostalgia Strip Roll
The Nostalgia fabrics are smaller scale prints with designs that are reminscent of the 20's and 30's. We now have a strip roll with 30 fabrics cut to 2 1/2" strips.

Presencia Perle Finca Threads

Presencia Perla Finca Threads
Presencia Perle no.8 cotton thread is now available. This excellent thread can be used for blanketstitch, running stitch for naive applique, stitcheries, hand embroidery and for tying quilts.

The 100% cotton thread is colourfast and the manufacturers - Presencia from Valencia in Spain, claim the thread is also resistant to fading from UV light.

Perle Cotton has a distinctive twist which gives it a nice finish. The thread is easy to work with and very smooth through fabric. There are 50 plain colours and 20 variegated colours on 10g balls.Presencia Threads Perle threads in variegated and plain colours.