The Festival of Quilts 2018

We're so excited for the Festival of Quilts 2018! We thought we better let you in on a few offers as well as product teasers so you have a rough idea of what to expect from our Cotton Patch stands this year! Everything is mentioned under the stand number so be sure to take note. And definitely don’t miss out on our two prize draws!

Stand B21

Kaffe Fassett Books

Buy any two Kaffe Fassett books and get the cheapest half price: choose any two books from over 10 titles and save up to £12 (offer excludes Quilts in America which is already on offer).

Quilts in America + Kaffe Fassett Book Signing

We will of course be bringing Kaffe Fassett's new book, Quilts in America which he will be signing on:

Friday: 12:30pm - 1pm // 4pm - 4:30pm
Saturday: 12:30pm - 1pm // 4pm - 4:30pm

You can order the beautiful new quilt kits from the book whilst at the show or online now - Click here to see all the quilt kits available for pre-ordering.

Janet Goddard Book Signing

On our stand to sign her delicious new book - Simply Modern Patchwork Quilts, is quilting expert Janet Goddard. Featuring 10 stunning contemporary quilt designs to sew for the modern home, this book should be on the top of the want list for all modern quilt lovers. Visit our stand at these times to grab your very own signed copy and have a chat with the lovely Janet.

Thursday: 10:30 - 11:15
Friday: 2:30 - 3pm
Saturday: 10:30 - 11:30

Free Spirit Fabric 

Our main stand is going to be stocked high with Free Spirit fabric. From Kaffe Fassett, Bradon Mably and Philip Jacobs to Tim Holtz, Odile Bailloeul and William Morris & Co., we'll be bring as wider range as we can fit in!

PLUS, Christmas Fabric

We'll also be bringing a variety of our new Christmas collections on bolts, panels, packs and kits so you can pick, plan and patchwork well within time for the festive season!


You'll see a variety of mats, cutters and rulers at the show, including Omnigrid/grip and Olfa.

Save on brand new Omnigrid mat,cutter & ruler sets!The best just got better with these new Omnigrid mats. Specifically designed to be used with rotary cutters, these mats will outlast the rest and keep your rotary blades sharper for longer. These new mats are double sided (imperial and metric) and available in A1, A2 & A3 sizes.

Sizzix Machines and Dies

There'll be a large range of applique and piecing Sizzix dies available on our main stand. If you'd like to learn more about Sizzix, please click here.

You can also Save up to £50 on the Sizzix Big Shot (depending on the version purchased). Choose a free 5" strip with every Bigz Die purchased and make multi-buy savings when you buy two or more dies.

New Accent Quilts Launch!

We're excited to announce that we'll be launching four new accent quilt designs! The four new designs will be on show around our stand with kits made up and available to purchase. Please note these will not be available online until after the festival. Our previous Accent Quilt Kits that are still in stock will also be coming along to the show. 

Not heard about our Accent Quilts before? Click here to read more about our fat quarter bundle quilt kits.

Renaissance Ribbons

Save 25% off our selection of gorgeous, woven jacquard ribbons from Renaissance. The offer includes ribbons designed by Kaffe Fassett, Philip Jacobs, Amy Butler and Tula Pink.

Presencia Perle Thread Boxes

Presencia Perle Colour-Themed Boxes. These 10gram balls are available in 12wt or 16wt in boxes of 6 coordinating colours. Suitable for Big-stitch Quilting, Tatting, Sashiko, Machine Embroidery (with large-eyed needle) and Crazy Quilt Embriodery. Priced £9 per box or buy one and get a second half price.

Cotty Threads

Cotty for a pound! That’s right, we are offering 25g cops (about 600m) in plain and variegated colours for just £1 (normally £3.25). This offer is subject to availability and limited to four 25g cops per customer per day.

Ansio Cutting Mats

Save 10% on Ansio Rotating and Folding Mats. Perfect for intricate cutting around templates or for travel and classes. Plus, they come in a range of gorgeous colours!

Exclusive Kaffe Collective Fat Quarter Bundles

We'll be bringing along a range of over 40 exclusive Kaffe Collective fat quarter bundles. Be sure to get in there quickly because we have a feeling these will fly off the stand!

Wire Hangers, Sashiko and Interfacings

We will have a wide variety of wire hangers with us, as well as different fusibles and interfacings. You will also be able to find all things Sashiko on our stand; threads, samplers, coasters, templates, needles and thimbles.

Prize Draw!

Enter our free Prize Draw to win £120 of Kaffe Fassett pre-cuts! One lucky winner will receive 2 Design Rolls and 2, 5” Charm packs (Light and Dark in each format) of the Spring 2018 Kaffe Fassett Collective prints. 

The draw will take place on 31st August 2018 and the winner will be notified by email. Email address is required, but no purchase is necessary. Your email address will be added to our email newsletter mailing list. You can unsubscribe from this at any time. Your email address will not be shared with any other company.

Stand C21

Westalee Products and Demonstrators

We're excited to announce that we'll have Westalee demonstrators and teachers, Angela Attwood and Laurel Byrne on this stand throughout the whole festival, demonstrating how to use Westalee templates and showing you the wonderful quilting you can achieve on a domestic machine!

If you're thinking about starting your Westalee journey, don't forget to find out if your sewing machine is high shank or low shank first! If you're unsure, note down the make and model of your machine for us to check.

Want to learn about Westalee before you go? Read this.

Westalee Rulers and Templates

We are pleased to announce a price reduction of up to 10% across the Westalee product range. This applies not just at Festival, but online and in the shop until further notice so there has never been a better time to buy the best and most popular template quilting system!

Sew Steady

Machine Quilting special offers. For successful machine quilting your sewing machine needs an extension table. If you don't have one we can get one made for you! Come along to Stand C21 to see the Sew Steady table in action plus all the table options, with some great offers on our high quality, padded carry bag.

Free Motion Glider

Spend £50 or more on Westalee products and get £10 off the Free Motion Glider! The teflon coated surface of the Free Motion Glider allows your quilt sandwich to move freely over your extension table to greatly improve your quilting experience. Normally priced £44.95, it is on offer at £34.95 if you purchase £50 or more of Westalee products in the same transaction.


We'll be bringing a great selection of Glide 40 weight thread with over a hundred different colours to choose from. And, our wonderful Westalee demonstrators will be using Glide, so you'll be able to see how great it is in action!

Stand C20

Bill and Leonie West!

At stand C20 you'll have the chance to meet the makers of Westalee themselves, Bill and Leonie West! They'll be on this stand for the whole of Festival, demonstrating new Westalee templates and answering all your questions so make sure you come and say hello!

To learn more about Westalee, click here.

Another fantastic prize-draw!

This time, if you enter our  free Prize Draw you could win £200 of your choice of Westalee products! The draw will take place on 31st August 2018 and the winner will be notified by email. Email address is required, but no purchase is necessary. Your email address will be added to our email newsletter mailing list. You can unsubscribe from this at any time. Your email address will not be shared with any other company.

And finally... Thank you for your custom!

As a special thank you for your custom, when you make a purchase at the show you will be given a special code on your receipt for a 10% discount of all your online purchases at during the month of September. 

We hope this has given you a helpful insight into what Cotton Patch will be offering this year at the Festival of Quilts. Don't forget, you can pre-order anything we wont be taking with us in order to pick it up, postage free! But hurry, this closes on the 6th August. 

We look forward to seeing you at the show!


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