OakshottFabrics

A British fabric manufacturer specializing on so called "shot" fabrics

Konkret I - Free Pattern

Konkret I

The “Konkret I” cushion was inspired by the vanguard design concepts by the famous German Bauhaus architects and artists in Weimar, Dessau and Berlin between 1919 and 1933...

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Oakshott Water Packs

Oakshott Fabrics is sponsoring our IBS2 raffle with these wonderful "Water" fabrics bundles in all shades of blue...

The 2013 Quilt Trip to England and Wales

The 2013 Quilt Trip to England and Wales

The 2013 quilt trip takes us to England and Wales - threading our path through the beautiful English and Welsh landscape to find the quilt treasures on display here. And not only the quilt treasures! Some places closely related to much-liked authors like Jane Austen, but also Elisabeth Gaskell and the Bronte-Sisters, are also part of our itinerary...

Welsh Inspirations (Cushion)

Welsh Inspirations (Cushion)

Since their first trip to Wales and the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre, Jutta and Johann have been huge fans of Welsh quilts and their striking quilting patterns. The celtic heritage and the rich texture created by the overall designs make Welsh Quilts a feast for the eye....

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Oakshott Fabrics

Oakshott Fabrics

When you think about (quilt) fabric manufacturers, the image you have is probably one of a very large company, probably with American headquarters, an enormous marketing budget and ever changing fabric lines by well-known designers. But this image couldn’t be more wrong in the case of Oakshott Fabrics based in Gloucester, UK...

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Harlekin

Harlekin

The design process for the Harlekin quilt started with the multicoloured striped fabric we used in the four patch blocks. We had only a very limited quantity of each fabric which had been sitting in our stash for quite some time. Moreover, before this project, we had not found working with striped fabrics very easy.

We complemented the striped fabrics, which by the way are Kaffe Fassett fabrics, with cotton fabrics which have a different coloured warp and weft threads. The effect is stunning: The colour seems to change when you look at the fabrics from different angles... (27 January 2011)

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