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The Patchwork and Quilting Shop - The Cotton Patch

The Cotton Patch are the patchwork and quilting experts with a huge range of fabrics, tools, wadding, notions and haberdashery. From the latest Sizzix patchwork die to the best Long Arm Quilting machines in Europe you can find it here with thousands of products for quilters, patchworkers, dressmakers and general sewers.

Christmas Fabric ebook

Christmas Fabric ebook
Our Christmas fabrics ebook is now online with lots of pages of glorious Christmas fabrics, packs, advent calendars, panels and accessories for you to browse through. There are lots of different styles from Scandi Christmas to Novelty Christmas from well known brands such as Makower, Lewis and Irene, Dashwood Studio, Stof, Henry Glass and more.

As well as fabrics by the metre there are jelly rolls, layer cakes, charm packs, fat quarter packs and lots of panels for making stockings or advent calendars.

There is also information on Christmas themed embellishments such as buttons and yarns as well as lots of differenent threads to add zing to your projects.

So click here to browse on your mobile, tablet or desktop.

Best Online Retailer - British Sewing Awards 2015

Best Online Retailer - British Sewing Awards 2015
We are pleased to announce that The Cotton Patch has been nominated in the Best Online Retailer category of the British Sewing Awards 2015 run by Sew Magazine.

If you think that we deserve to win this award, please follow this link to the British Sewing Awards voting page and vote for us!

If you love our shop, our staff and our products, please let us know by also entering us for 'Best Independent Haberdashery Shop (Midlands)', and 'Best Customer Service'.

As an added incentive, if you vote now you will be entered into Sew Magazine's prize draw to win a stash of sewing goodies worth £500!

Once again, a BIG THANK YOU and lots of virtual hugs to all of you wonderful people who nominated us, and to everyone who votes for us!

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Subscribe to our Email Newsletter and get details on the latest fabrics, tools, books and notions for patchwork & quilting. We also send out details about shows we are attending, special classes and workshops. Plus get the latest offers and bargains straight to you email account and pick up a bargain before they go.

Click here for our email newsletter signup.

Patchwork Rulers & Templates

Patchwork Rulers & Templates
The Cotton Patch have a huge range of patchwork and quilting rulers, templates, cutting mats and rotary cutters. Essentials for accurate and quick cutting of your patchwork pieces.

If you are new to patchwork then check out our mat, cutter and ruler combined sets.

For accurate templates with double blunt corners that really help with spot on piecing then look no further than our Perfect Patchwork Templates from Marti Michell.

Click here for our Rotary Cutter, Rulers, Templates and Mats

Sizzix Big Shot Fabric Die Cutting Machine & Dies

Sizzix Big Shot Fabric Die Cutting Machine & Dies
The Sizzix Big Shot fabric die cutting machine and a range of cutting dies can revolutionise your patchwork cutting. Simply place you fabrics on the cutting pad, put in your chosen die, turn the handle and roll it through the rollers. The die will cut out your fabric shape with no need for rotary cutters and rulers ensuring that you get accurate fabric pieces every time. There is also the Big Shot Plus which is very similar but has a larger A4 sized bed.

As well as standard piecing shapes such as triangles, squares, tumbler blocks and apple cores you can also use Sizzix applique dies for your favourite applique shapes. Simply combine a fusible in your Sizzix sandwich for ultra accurate easy to apply applique designs. We also have a range of quilt kits that include all the fabric and instructions for making a quilt using specific dies.

To help you we have created a Sizzix e-brochure which has lots of details on the Sizzix system and how you can use it for patchwork

Or view this excellent video showing the Sizzix Big Shot and Big Shot Plus in action.

Long-Arm and Mid-Arm Quilting Machines

Long-Arm and Mid-Arm Quilting Machines
The Cotton Patch provide advice and guidance and supply a wide range of Quilting Machine, Quilting Frames and Hoops for Machine Quilting and Hand Quilting.

New Quilting Machines from Handi Quilter and Grace Company!

Handi Quilter
Handi Quilter have extended the range of quilting machines which now includes the new 26" Arm Infinity Quilting Machine. Handi Quilter have also upgraded and updated their existing models - the 24" Fusion, 18" HQ18 Avante frame quilting system and 16" Sweet Sixteen Sitdown Machine.

Also see our e-brochure to browse through our Handi Quilter range

The Grace Company
The Cotton Patch are delighted to announce the launch of the Q’nique, the new 14+ Midarm Quilting Machine from the Grace Company. It can be used with most existing Grace Frames or purchased with the new Q’nique frame! For customers who already have a Grace frame this upgrade will increase their working space.

View a video of the new Grace Q'nique Mid-arm

To make an appointment for a demonstration or for further information and to discuss your quilt frame or sewing machine requirements please call on 0121 702 2840. Or email Finance is available on most machines and frames (subject to status).

The Cotton Patch are the exclusive distributor for Handi Quilter Longarm Machines, Computerised Quilting Systems, Frames and Quilting Accessories in the UK and can supply throughout Europe.
The Cotton Patch are the exclusive distributor for Grace Frames and Machines in Europe.

Featured Products

Grey's Court: Chintz Floral, Dark Blue

Grey's Court: Chintz Floral, Dark Blue


The price shown above is per quarter metre. Fabric can be purchased in quarter metre units. For example, if you wish to order 1 ½ metres enter “6” as the quantity (6 x 1/4m = 1 ½ metres). The fabric will be sent as a single piece.

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Bohin Between Needles Big Eye Size 10 x 20

Bohin Between Needles Big Eye Size 10 x 20


Bohin Between / Quilting Big Eye Needles Size 10. 20 needles per pack.

Exceptional polish for smooth glide through fabric. Fine point to minimize holes. Eye polished with a unique process to minimize breaking thread. Maximum strength, minimum bending.

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Clover Wonder Clips Neon Colours (10 per pack)

Clover Wonder Clips Neon Colours (10 per pack)


The flat back of the Wonder Clips have seam allowance marking for 3/16”, 1/4” and 3/8”. (5mm, 7mm and 10mm)

The Wonder Clips are great alternative to pins, especially when working with heavy weight fabrics, piles, and vinyls. It can hold layered sections of sewing projects such as handle connectors to handbags and piping without distortion. Wonder Clips can also hold quilt binding while sewing.

Wonder Clips are a natural for holding together layered sections of fabric during the sewing process. Quilt bindings, hems, piping, seams, etc., all can be held securely in place while sewing. Unlike pins, Wonder Clips do not leave holes in leather, delicate or vinyl/laminate type fabrics. You can easily position appliqué or hold patterns in place while marking or cutting and avoid puckering issues caused by using pins on some fabrics.

Wonder Clips are easy to see and easy to find when dropped on the floor!

10 Neon Coloured Wonder Clips per pack.

Remove the clips before feeding the fabric under the presser foot.
Do not allow metal spring section to remain exposed to moisture.

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Moda Jelly Roll: Winterberry Jelly Roll

Moda Jelly Roll: Winterberry Jelly Roll


A selection of 40 fabrics from the Winterberry collection by Kate & Birdie for Moda, cut to 2-1/2" by the fabric width

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Little Ribbon Patchwork And Applique

Little Ribbon Patchwork And Applique


20 design samples by Heart Space Studios using Kaffe Fassett's ribbons and fabric in an exciting range of small patchwork blocks, together with ideas for projects for the home and for gifts.

Foreword by Kaffe Fassett

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Dream Puff Twin Wadding 93in x 72in

Dream Puff Twin Wadding 93in x 72in


Dream Puff is a Lusciously Light Batting with Exceptional Insulation and a Soft Resilient Loft of 1/3 + inch. Dream Puff is 1.5 times Warmer than Down and Almost Twice as Warm as High Loft Polyester Battings. So Light, Breathable and Wonderfully Comfortable, you will be Amazed at Dream Puffs Superior Insulation. Dream Puffs 100% Special Fine Denier Poly MicroFibers are Thermally Bonded* and 'Sealed' for a Light Airy Resilient Batting. Pure white.

Dream Puff Adds Volume and Definition to your Quilting without Adding Weight. For Additional Loft, Dream Puff Can Be Layered.

Stitches Can Be Up to 10 inches Apart. Needles Glide Through the Fine Silky Soft Fibers.

Dream Puff Will Not Shrink, and Resists Creases and Fold Lines.

Excellent for Hand and Machine Quilting.

Also Perfect for Tied Quilts, Trapunto, Comforters, Wearables and Crafts.

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Patchwork & Quilting Fabrics

Patchwork and quilting cotton fabrics are the heart of our shop. Thousands of patchwork and quilting fabrics by leading manufacturers such as Moda, Rowan, Hoffman, Lewis & Irene, Makower, Stof, Robert Kaufman, Riley Blake, Sevenberry, Dashwood Studio, Andover and Free Spirit. You can buy our fabrics by the quarter metre or purchase one of our pre-cut fabric packs. We have a large range of fabric packs to choose from including fat quarters, charm packs, layer cakes, jelly rolls, strip rolls and patchwork palettes. We have a comprehensive range of fabric designs with specialist areas such as Christmas fabrics, novelty fabrics, patchwork blenders, batiks fabrics, Downton Abbey fabrics, japanese fabrics and floral fabrics. You can find fabric from leading patchwork fabric designers such as Kaffe Fassett and the Kaffe Fassett Collective, Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry, Tula Pink, Nancy Halvorsen, Nel Whatmore, Valori Wells, Tanya Whelan and Beth Studley

Patchwork Quilt Kits

As well as patchwork fabrics off the bolt or pre cut packs of fabric we also sell a large range of patchwork quilt kits. These are in a huge range of styles and the kits contain the fabrics and instructions on how to cut, piece and finish your patchwork quilt. A patchwork quilt is a labour of love creating a memento, keepsake or treasure that can span the generations


We also hold possibly the largest range of quilt wadding and battings in the UK. Made from natural fibres such as cotton, wool, silk and bamboo as well as polyester waddings and blends. Available in king, queen, twin and crib size waddings. If you are not sure which is the best wadding for patchwork quilt then we have two wadding sample packs so that you can try out different lofts, weights and materials to select the best wadding for your patchwork quilt.

Sizzix Big Shot for Patchwork

Get accurate fabric cuts every time with the Sizzix Big Shot and Big Shot Plus. We have a large range of specialist patchwork and quilting dies for the Sizzix range. As well as patchwork dies we also stock a range of applique dies, accessories and cutting pads.

Interfacings, Stabilisers & Fusible Fabrics

Complementing our wadding ranges is a comprehensive selection of interfacings, stabilisers, fusibiles and glues from leading manufacturers such as Vilene, Sulky, HeatnBond, ByAnnie's, C&T and Pellon ensuring that you can get the best finish, look and structure for your sewing projects.

Rotary Cutters, Cutting Mats and Rulers

Rotary Cutters are one of the main innovations in patchwork and quilting, sewing and dress making of the last twenty years and we have a superb range. We stock leading manufacturers such as Omni, Olfa, TrueCut and Clover ensuring that if you are looking for rotary cutting tools you need look no further. Our Cutting Mats are all designed for rotary cutting and with replacement blades, tools and accessories then if you are looking for rotary cutting we have it all sewn up.

Sewing Threads

Fed up with the same boring thread then check out our huge selection of quilting, piecing, applique, dress making, couching and embellishment threads. We stock not only quality cotton thread from around the world, but also polyester, rayon, nylon, silk and metallic threads in lots of different weights. There is a huge range of colours available with not only solid shades from across the spectrum but also a fantastic range of variegated and blendable threads. We stock threads from the leading thread manufacturers in the world including Aurifil, Gutermann Sulky, WonderFil, YLI, Superior, Presencia, Coats, Filtec and Oliver Twists

Long Arm Quilting Machines

The Cotton Patch is proud to be the leading supplier of long-arm quilting machines in the UK. Now there are some sewing machine manufacturers who will try and tell you that they have a longarm quilting machine. In fact they are talking about a slightly bigger domestic sewing machine that actually have limited free arm length and are at best a mid-arm machine. We supply dedicated long-arm quilting machines from Handi Quilter, Grace and Pfaff, either sit down or with a frame, certified for the European market backed up by service and know-how. We have a dedicated Quilt studio where you can try out the machines before you purchase as well as courses and classes to help you get the best out of your machine.

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