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September Newsletter

Wow, what can I say? The bags by Annie.com have taken the shop by storm.  We have had lots of classes here at the shop and all the bags are looking fabulous.  This month we have covered the Ditty Bags and Project Bags.  Annie's patterns are just fantastic they have step by step instructions and each bag is finished so professionally and neat.

We have had a great variety in fabic choosen with the bags.  They all look fantastic and will also be very useful as well.  The Ditty Bag pattern has 3 different sizes included in the pattern and the Project Bag has 4 different sizes included, these are the sizes as shown in the photo below.  The projcet bags have been made with one of our new ranges of fabric called Boho Meadow by Dashwood Studio.  It is my new favourite range at the moment.

You may have seen on Instagram/Facebook that Fabric Sauce has extended its range of Aurifil Threads.  We are now stocking 50wt 200m spools of colours.  Perfect to match up with your next project, if you are ordering online and need some help matching your colour just give me a call or send me an email.  I am happy to help you match it up if you are not sure. 

I have been busy adding new stock and moving stock into the Sale Category so we sure to keep your eye on the ON SALE page, I added quite a bit of stock last night. So check it out and grab yourself a bargain.

I only have a couple of spots left for the Jelly Roll Day on the 15th September where we are making the Introduction to the Jelly Roll Rug.  Please contact me if you are interested in coming along.

This month's Stitching Day is on Thursday 27th September, 10am to 4pm.  Bring along your stitching project and come and have a lovely day.

I am so excited about some of the fabrics that will be trickling into the store over the next couple of months, I am sure with Quilt Market in Houston just around the corner we will be seeing some gorgeous patterns and fabrics being released. It's an exciting time of year.

I hope you are all well and finding some of that "me" time to sit and stitch.  

Mandyx

 

August Newsletter

Hello again for August, although I am a bit late this month as we are over half way through.  It has been a busy month so far here at Fabric Sauce, so time has just been racing away.  I am looking forward to seeing Spring and having a bit longer days.  However, since owing the shop I must say my garden is suffering a tad!  Hopefully, I will get some time to give it a bit of a spruce up for Spring.  

 

The girls have been making bags this month we have covered the Stash n Dash and Ditty Bags, the pattern is by Annie.com.  There has been some gorgeous bags been made with everyone chosing a different colour way so they all look different and unique in their own way.  They have learnt lots of techniques and how easy Annie's zippers are to use, and we are all loving our stilleto.   I do have more classes on in September so if you are interested in joining a class please contact me and I can slot you in.

This Tula Pink fabric has been very popular and has featured in quite a few different bags.  I have a great range of zippers in stock and if you would like to make the bag but cannot attend a class you can always buy a finishing kit that is also listed online and make it at home.

Again, sorry for the late notice but my stitching day is on this Thursday the 23rd, 10am to 4pm.  Please RSVP to me to secure your place around the table.  I will have the fire stoked and the kettle boiled.  It is a great day to spend with like minded people.

 

National Jelly Roll day is just around the corner on September the 15th and I am planning on running class to introduce you to making a Jelly Roll Rug, we will not be making a full rug on the day only a sample which can be used as a trivet for your table.  The cost for the day is $55.00 please RSVP to me and I will send you a list of requirements for the day.  It will be a fun filled day and you will get to go home with a nice and flat trivet and the pattern if you would like to continue with a full size rug!!!

This is a sample of the trivet you can make on the day.  This one is made with the Sequoia Range of fabric from Laundry Basket Quilts.  You will have a few different options to choose from on the day!

 

For all my online shoppers just a reminder that I have reduced my Shipping Rate from $10.00 down to $8.00 on all Australian orders under $100.  Orders over $100 still qualify for free shipping.

 

I am still managing to keep up with my hexagon day from the 365 Hexagon Perputual Calandar.  This has been a huge task on somedays but otherdays its quite easy, it guess it all depends on what else in going on at the time.  I actually cannot wait to start stitching it together, but I am afraid that won't be this year!!!  I hope I am not driving you all nuts with my daily posts on Instagram and Facebook.

If you have missed out on some of the new stock that has been added just check out the New Stock Page on the website, I have added some great new patterns if you are looking for a new project to start stitching.  I am sure you are all starting to think about what new things you would like to start next year!  New Year = New Quilt!!!!!

 

Happy Stitching

Mandyx

Shipping Rates Reduced

Hi all

Just a quick blog post tonight to let you know that I have reduced our flat rate shipping rate from $10 down to $8.  If you spend over $100 it's still free postage.  I will be back soon with the August Newsletter, but just wanted to let you know the good shipping news first.

 

Christmas in July Sale starts at midnight tonight!

 

 

 

July Newsletter

Hello to you all on this chilly winter's day.  I keep on stoking the fire but I don't seem to be able to get warm today!

Firstly, I would like to Thank you for your patience while I have been updating the website, it has taken me a little while to get it organised but the benefits are so so good.  You will have noticed that the opening slides are new as are the Category and Subcategory Photo's.  Denise from Five hours West has done an amazingly good job with the website Photo's. So Thank you Denise!  But most importantly you can now find your fabrics by colour and type and also by designer.  Which will make navagating around the website so much easier.  So if you are looking for a red piece of fabric for instance, you can just click on Categories and then Fabrics by Colour and type and then pick and red fabrics.  This will list all the Pink & Red fabrics available on the website.  Great right!!!!

If for instance you wanted to find a particular fabric by designer you would click on Categories then Fabrics by Designer. So Simple!!!

 

Keep your eye on that Sale Page as I am adding fabric in there all the time to make way for New Fabrics that are coming in! I just added another 10 a while ago!

 

I have  a couple of things happening in the shop this month Firstly is my Sit and Stitch Day which will be held on Thursday 26th July 10am to 4pm.  RSVP is essential to secure a place around the table.

 

Also I am teaching a Bags by Annie day on Saturday 21st July starting at 9am. The cost of the day will be $90 and you will go home with a beautifully finished Stash and Dash Bag.  Please call or email me to secure your place as it will be limited to 8 places.  I am looking at running a back up date on the 4th August if needed.  Once you register you will receive more details then.

 

Don't forget to Save the date for the 15th September for the National Jelly Roll day more details will follow next month.

 

Happy Stitching

Mandyx

June Newsletter

Hello, I hope this newsletter finds you all well and managing to keep warm, especially after the bitterly cold weekend that has just passed here in Southern NSW, it certainly was a great weekend for inside activities.

 

Firstly, Save the date for the 15 September 2018.  It is National Jelly Roll day and I am going to be planning something fun for that day so I will post more information as the date gets closer, but please write it on the calendar so you can keep that day spare for some Jelly Roll fun!

 

Secondly, I am running an end of Financial year Sale that starts midnight on Tuesday 19th June and will end on midnight June 30!  I am offering 20% off all Fabrics, Precuts and Tools and Notions.  The real bargains will be in the On Sale section of the website, there is already fabric listed at up to 50% off so when you add the extra 20% on top, that is amazing value for you shoppers.  So think about what projects you are making and what projects you are nearly finished.  Some of those fabrics will make awesome backings!!!!

 

I am off to a workshop this week with Anna Marie Horner and Bags by Annie in Bowral,  I am so looking forward to be able to learn some new ideas and come back and share them with my customers!

Because I will be away this week I have had to move my stitching day to next Thursday 28th June.  Please RSVP if you can make it.  Same time 10am until 4pm.  Bring your own lunch.

 

I hope you have all be finding time to do something you love, I am still working on those crazy hexagons, but I am still managing to get one done a day, I am not sure how much longer  I can keep up for but if you are wanting to see what I am up to you can check it out on Facebook or Instagram under Fabric Sauce.

 

Happy Stitching

Mandyx

May Newsletter

With Mothers Day just around the corner, I thought I had better mention that Fabric Sauce does do Gift Vouchers.  They can be purchased online or just give me a call and I can get that organised for you.  Don't forget Mum this Mother's Day.

Today, I am off to a Market Day in Stockingbingal for the annual CWA Mother's Day Lucheon, if you are in the area pop in and say Hello.

 

I will also be attending the Lions Club Quilt Show in Young on the 26th and 27th May, so again if you are in the area pop in and say hello. There is also plenty of fantastic quilts to see on display.  If you need any further information on the show please just contact me and I can point you in the right direction.

 

New Stock has been arriving at a rapid rate, I have  a big boxful staring at me now, I will be getting that loaded up over the next couple of days. 

 

To make way for this new stock I am also adding items to the Sale Page so don't forget to check in there and see what is available.  I am sure you will be able to grab yourself a bargain.

 

I hope you have a fantastic May and get plenty of time for stitching.  I will see you again in June.

 

Regards

Mandy

April Newsletter

Hello

The year is already flying by so quickly.  I didn't even get a March Newsletter out, so my apologies for that.  I have had a few enquires as to the whereabouts of the shop now.  The business is under New Management and has moved to my farm in Milvale.  I am here most days so all you need to do is send me a message or give me a ring and we can work out a mutual time for you to come and visit.  I will pop the jug on!  If you are not close by all the products in the store are online and ready for you to browse.  I am adding new stock all the time, so keep a look out!

 

Ove the next couple of months the shop will be attending a few regional markets the next one is on the 28th April for the Mad Hatters Tea Party.  High Tea will be served with a fashion parade and some market stalls as well.   So if you are looking for a great day out and are near the Bribaree area, come on out.  Tickets are available just contact me if you need some.  I will be back next month with the details of the other shows.

 

In my last newsletter I mentioned that I had Angie from Gnome Angel coming back to do another workshop, if you follow Angie's blog you would have read that she is currently having some health issues, so this workshop has been pushed back to later in the year, hopefully when Angie's health is in a better place.

 

My next stitching day will be on Thursday 26th April.  10am to 4pm.  Please bring your own lunch.  Stitching days are a great way to catch up on what everyone is working on and keep yourself inspired.  Please RSVP if you can make it.

 

I am also currently working on adding a beginners class to my schedule to meet once a month, so please contact me if you are interested in learning to sew, we can discuss your first project!

 

I have been madly working away on my hexagons.  If you follow me on instagram @fabricsauce you will see my daily progress.  I am loving having fun with the quilt and my hexagon pile is growing daily.

 

There have been a lot of new products added to the website over the last couple of months, you can find them on the New Products page and also see them if you follow me on instagram.

 

I am so excited about the new books I have in stock, they have some great ideas and patterns inside. 

 

We have also been having terrible trouble with our home phone, so the best number to contact me on would be my mobile number until I get the home phone sorted out!  It has been an ongoing process!

 

Happy Stitching

Mandyx

February Newsletter

Hello again, What a busy time I have had with the shop and the farm and the children starting back at school.  I was hoping to have worked out a routine by now but that doesn't seem to be the case.  I just seem to pop on what hat I need to when needed.  Some for those of you that are wondering what days I am open, I am still open by appointment and am quite flexible.  So just give me a call and we will work something out.

Our January stitching day has come and gone and we had a great day.  The 365 perpetual hexagons are keeping those busy that are working on them and at has bought a lot of chatter to the stitching table.  Anyone that still wants to join in I can still get you the books and papers.  For those of you who would like to get involved with the hexagon challenge but don't want to commit to 365, I am also running the 52 hexagons which can be completed using papers or Eppiflex templates.  Just let me know which one you would prefer.  This is a example of a hexagon I stitched last night.

 

Our February Stitching day has snuck up on me as well and it will be this Thursday 22nd Feb, here at Pinegrove.  I hope you will be able to make it .  10am to 4pm, please bring your own lunch.

 

A couple of weekends ago I hosted Angie from Gnome Angel she came and taught us Fussy Cutting Fundamentals, we all had a great day learnt a lot regarding fussy cutting and fabric selection, we all certainly won't look at fabric in the same way again. I am looking at hosting her again in April/May. I am just waiting to secure an exact date from Angie.  Once I get a date I will let you all know as I have a few already on the waiting list.  Let me know if you are interested and I can add you to the list.

I have plenty of new stock loaded on the website as well and new things keep rolling in every week.  Follow me on Instagram to check out what is going on in the shop.

I hope you are all enjoying your weekend and have had some time for something that makes you happy.

Happy Stitching

Mandyx

 

Stitching Day

Hello there, I hope you are all getting some stitching time in this January and getting out of the Heat.  I plan to have a couple of inside days to dodge this intense heat we are having at the moment.

I would like to thank you all for supporting my Opening Sale that has just finished, you all certainly kept me busy and I hope you are enjoying using your beautiful fabrics that you purchased.

Keep an eye on the website as I am still adding lots of products to it.  It will all come accross the new product page.  Also keep an eye on instagram and facebook.  That is where I post what is going on in the shop.

This is just a reminder email about the First Stitching Day that is to be held at "Pinegrove" on Thursday 25th January, 10am till 4pm.  Bring your own lunch. 

I hope you can make it, RSVP is essential by Tuesday 23rd please.

 

Happy Stitching

Mandy