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Greetings,
We are half way through winter by the calendar, roll on spring!
Flannels are the order of the day for snuggly winter warmth, and we have some kits ready for you to make your own.

September brings two new learning opportunities for you - Friday September 8th - come to Rosedale and join Kate for a session on stabilisers, foam and fleece, templates, markers, rulers and cutters, and see brand new products from one of our our suppliers- Victorian Textiles. Booking is essential, phone the shop 03 51 992 777 to secure your place - morning and afternoon sessions.

Saturday September 9th - Julie the very talented designer behind the Frances Lilly pattern range is tutoring at Rosedale on her beautiful Twilight Clematis quilt. Bookings are essential and $50 deposit is due by 25th August. A requirements list is available upon booking. This is a one day technique class, your background can be done earlier, or you could use a wholecloth as a background if you didnt want to make a lattice background.
Julies sample is hanging in the Rosedale shop if you would like to pop in and have a look.

Have a look at the brand new panels and prints from Burrangong Creek- Digital prints of Log Trucks, Road Trains and motorbikes. Perfect for the man cave, or covering a canvas. Panels are a quick start to a quilt by adding a few co ordinates.

Tilda fabric is still extremely popular, and we have quite a large stock of it. The new Tilda Harvest range will be on the shelves next week and also on the website. Keep a watch out for it, or phone the shop 03 51 992 777 to pre order yours now.

The new Christmas stock is starting to arrive, there are some very regal looking panels and co ordinates to unpack and display so if you are passing by drop in and check them out.

If you are in beautiful East Gippsland dont forget to call in to our Lakes Entrance shop- Lily Lane Too - the girls will be pleased to help you with your quilting needs, and if it isnt in stock they will be do their best to get it for you.

Until next time,
Happy Quilting
Greetings from the team at Lily Lane,

The days are getting shorter and cooler, maybe, just maybe, you have more time to stay in a warm place and sew.
We have some nice new fabrics and kits in stock for you to check out.

Have a look at the beautiful Soft Repose range by Shell Rummell from Free Spirit. Stylish lines and grey to charcoal patterns would add interest to any design. We are currently putting together a kit for this range with a fabulous log cabin style pattern. Watch out for it in the next few weeks.

The stunning Candelabra by Verna Mosquera is a versatile orange and grey range. Perfect for a quick stack and slash quilt.
Have a look at Elizabeth's Dowry as well. We have packaged it as a kit including fabrics for the top and the pattern. A perfect digitally printed star panel for the centre and corners with patchwork features and borders surrounding the panels.

Stars Over Kansas Class - On Monday May 29th at Lakes Entrance Central Hotel Function room a class - Stars Over Kansas will be held. Cost is $37-50 including lunch. Starts at 9-30 am, concludes at 3pm. Contact us to book your place and get your requirements list. Phone Rosedale 51 992 777 or Lakes 0437675940.

Weekend Retreat - If you would like a relaxing sewing weekend you might like to join us and some other ladies who also love to sew at the Lakes Entrance Central Hotel Function Room from Saturday morning July 1st - 9-30  am until Sunday afternoon  4 pm July 2nd. There are limited places available and there will be lots of fun and surprises for all. Bring your own gear and projects. Cost is $100 per person for both days includes morning and afternoon teas and lunch. Accomodation and evening meals are at your own cost. We will have a little shop there just in case you forget something. Lily Lane at Rosedale will be closed for this weekend, but Lily Lane Too at Lakes Entrance will be open on Saturday from 10 til 2.

Remember that Lily Lane Too at Lakes Entrance has a super special on at the moment - a selection of fabrics at half price - buy one metre and get another metre from the selection for absolutely nothing-  its free!! But you must buy one metre first. Offer doesn't apply to smaller cuts.

Call in to see us at either shop, we are very happy to provide you with the excellent service you deserve,
Until next time, have fun sewing, stay warm and safe,
All the best from The Lily Lane Team

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