Aurifil @AQC

The Australasian Quilters’ Convention is just around the corner (16-19th April) held at Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building.


This is always an exciting event for quilters: an opportunity to see the latest in quilting trends, be inspired by the work of others, and shop for all things quilty.

Even the venue itself is full of inspiration!

Melbourne Exhibition centre, Calton Gardens

Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Carlton Gardens

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Stencil detail from Royal Exhibition Building….would look good as an applique border!

Here at Aurifil we have been very busy packing up stock for the Aurifil retailers to display on their stalls.

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Packing thread for one of our retailers.

Some of the retailers are taking a range of individual spools in various thread weights, while others are running special projects (such as block of the month) and we have been making up small packs of specially selected threads for these.


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We have also put together some new four packs, including 3 new reproduction basic collections, just perfect to give you a range of “go to” reproduction-coloured threads.


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One of three new “Reproduction Basics” collections.

These little four-packs also make great gifts (for yourself too!)

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New Four Pack: “Purple Passion”

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New four Pack: “Bubbles”.

The retailers who we know will have Aurifil for sale on their stands are:

Other Aurifil retailers present at AQC are:

In addition, some of the talented 2015 AQC tutors including Deidre Bond-Abel, Kathy Doughty, Karen Styles and Lisa Walton use Aurifil thread.

Look out for Aurifil at AQC and be sure to make certain that you have all the Aurifil supplies you need to successfully complete your current and future projects!


Tuesday Treats: Aurifil back in stock

Have you noticed how our Tuesday Treats seem to be slipping later into the week?

Well I’ve got a good excuse this week.

Boxes & Boxes of Cotton Mako’ 40 waiting to be counted & shelved

Our latest shipment of threads arrived yesterday so I spent the day trying to make space so that we could shelve the new stock.

Then today, it was all hands on deck as we unpacked, counted and put away boxes, & boxes, and even more boxes of thread.

Unpacking day is always a strenuous day,  but it is fun as we stop to check out the new goodies in the shipment.

Just have a look at these thread packs!

The colours in this pack were chosen by Edyta Sitar

The colours in this pack were chosen by Edyta Sitar

We managed to put everything away BUT it is a very tight squeeze on the shelves at the moment

So watch this space for a Space Maker Sale later this month

Of course tomorrow, I will have to start filling the orders and packing stock in preparation for delivering all the beautiful colours to the Aurifil retailers at the Australasian Quilt Convention in Melbourne next week.

So no rest for the next few days.