Welcome to Annie's Country Quilt Store
My aim is to inspire people through my own love of patchwork, quilting and stitching and to create a shop that is warm, friendly and inviting. Annie's Country Quilt Store is based in a 100 year old pioneer cottage on the Main South Road in Tinwald, on the outskirts of Ashburton, a small provincial farming town in NewZealand's South Island.
The cottage lends itself well to the country theme and my love of antiques and collectibles which feature in the shop alongside an excellent range of patchwork fabrics, DMC cotton stitcheries, gifts and patterns sourced from all over the world.
I want my customers to feel welcome to browse, comfortable about asking for help or advice and happy with their purchasing decisions. I also want them to come back and bring their friends!
Weekend Workshop with International Tutor - Katrina Hadjimichael
'Longbourne' - Saturday-Sunday 27-28 August 2016
Venue: Linton Lounge, Ashburton RSA complex on Cox Street, Ashburton
Cost: $165.00 (this includes a comprehensive pattern for the quilt including details notes, colour photographs and pattern sheets valued at $46.00
“I am currently working on a series of quilts inspired by antique English quilts. These are named after the houses featured in Jane Austen’s novel “Pride and Prejudice”. Pemberley was the first, then Netherfield, Longbourne, Rosings, Hunsford, Meryton and Lambton. These quilts have been extremely popular with my students and include a lot of techniques including fussy cutting, English paper piecing and hand appliqué. They also include a mix of machine piecing and foundation piecing, giving me the opportunity to teach different techniques in the one quilt.” Katrina Hadjimichael.
One you have mastered these skills a whole world of possibilities opens up in terms of creating absolutely stunning heirloom quilts that will be treasured for generations.
Owner / Manager
Annie's Country Quilt Store
167 Archibald Street, Ashburton
7700, Mid Canterbury
Tel / Fax : (03) 3076277