Friday, 8 February 2013

Sizzix Big Shot & Patchwork & Quilting Dies

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We launched our range of Sizzix patchwork dies at the Festival of Quilts 2012 and they have been very popular and we are continuing to expand our range.  We hope that those customers who have purchased a Sizzix Big Shot are very happy with it and its ability to create patchwork pieces. We have been using the Big Shot a lot in the shop and offices and are really impressed at the speed and accuracy.

Sizzix Big Shot for Patchwork

We also know from customers comments that many of you already had the Big Shot or the Big Shot Pro from your paper crafts and that you have been topping up your Sizzix dies with some that are more appropriate for patchwork designs.

We are expanding our range of patchwork dies and have recently added the

We are currently working on a number of patchwork projects for the Sizzix machines and below you can see Liz working on a Tumbler Block quilt. We have cut out the shapes with the Big Shot and the Tumbler Die 10634 and are arranging them using a Clover Design Wall Layout Sheet ref 7091. The design sheet allows you to easily arrange your pieces, move your pieces around, step back, make changes etc so that you can really get the best combinations of fabrics.

Arranging the Sizzix Tumbler pieces prior to piecing together.

Close up of the Sizzix patchwork Tumbler shapes, you can see how accurate they are and imagine doing all those with a rotary cutter.

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The Cotton Patch is a family run patchwork and quilting business which was started by Jean Sewell in 1990. The shop is situated in Hall Green, Birmingham and expanded in 1999 to include the shop next door. Originally offering Mail Order catalogues, The Cotton Patch established one of the first patchwork and quilting websites in the UK. The Cotton Patch continues to be a premier supplier of patchwork and quilting fabrics, tools and notions and supplies customers throughout the UK and the world.