Hello to you and yours, and we hope you have a happy and safe Easter.
Our Easter trading hours are - OPEN - Saturday, 10 am til 2 pm. Closed Good Friday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Open again from Wednesday 19th April through to Monday 24th April as normal. Web orders are open 24 hours a day and will be posted promptly.
There is plenty happening at Lily Lane and the new stock and samples for your inspiration continue to arrive.
Fifteen enthusiastic ladies enjoyed the stack and slash class at Lakes Entrance recently, and we are currently taking bookings for the next Lakes Entrance class on Monday May 29th. This time it will be Stars Over Kansas. This stunning quilt pattern by Frances Lilly designs has several size options and uses fat quarters or 25cm strips of fabric. Book at the Lakes shop - Lily Lane Too - phone 0437675940 or Rosedale 03 51 992777
July 1st and 2nd we are hosting a weekend retreat where you can bring whatever you like to sew, knit, embroider or some of each and enjoy a weekend away with friends and new friends. Bookings are essential, and numbers are limited. It will be held at the Function room at the Central Hotel in Lakes Entrance from Saturday morning until Sunday afternoon. The cost is $100 which will cover lunches, morning and afternoon teas both days and a few surprises for you. Accomodation, Breakfast and Saturday evening meals are at your own cost. To find out more please phone the Rosedale shop during business hours. 0351 992777
We have some great new kits packaged for you to check out : Our kits always have instructions and binding included.
Mini Fun Fair fabric kit, and pattern. This kit includes all the fabric for the quilt top exactly as it is printed in the pattern. Our sample is on the way, half the applique is complete, and it is coming together nicely.
Sixteen Thirty is an easy block quilt with aboriginal fabrics in the kit. It measures 90" x 90". Another variation on the same pattern is Dragons Eye - we have this kitted in beautiful indigo blues.
Some fun new modern Smarty Cats fabric has just been unpacked, have a look at it here. As always, have fun sewing. Winter is coming so we might be able to squeeze in a bit more sewing,
All the best from the Lily Lane Team.
What a great year we have had so far. We have held our third annual Heyfield stitching day. Again it was enjoyed by a wonderful group of ladies from near and far. Melissa from One Day in May was our guest tutor this year.
There have been plenty of deliveries of new fabrics during the last couple of weeks, check the website to see them and make your selections or better still call into the shop and see them in person.
A beautiful new baby range from Clothworks has arrived - I love you to the moon and back. It is in pink, blue and neutral for all your baby needs, Look in the Fabric/Baby category to see all the prints. I will have a simple cot quilt up on the website soon, and it will be kitted up in all three colours.
Another new childrens range is Mini Fun Fair. It has a stunning applique pattern, by Melly and Me and we have made up kits for the pattern. You can purchase a fabric kit and the pattern, or just the fabric kit. We have also made up a mod cot quilt in the range and the kits will be up on the website in a couple of days.
Do you just love reproduction fabrics? Two stunning new Reproduction ranges from two Australian designers have just hit the shelves - Bally Hall and Elizabeths Dowry. There is a brilliant pre printed panel to make your quilt look like you have done amazing foundation pieced blocks. Have a look at them all here. There is a free download pattern for Bally hall on the Andover fabrics website.
Our Lakes Entrance shop has been open for three months now, if you are in that part of the world please come and visit the girls at Lily Lane Too, in Carpenter Street. Opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday. 10 am. On April 1st we are holding a stack and slash workshop in Lakes Entrance. There are just a couple of places left if you are looking for an easy fat quarter technique and a few hours with your sewing machine and rotary cutter. Book with Lily Lane Too 0437675940 or send me an email with any inquiries.
Until next time, happy sewing, Jennifer and the team at Lily Lane