Monday, 11 June 2018

Prizes Galore

Congratulations to all our prize winners and a big thank you to our sponsors.

Horn Chair - Anthea Wild

Light Pad - Lorna Child

Gift Parcels - Jacqui Rowe and Sharon Chapman

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Don't forget to come this week to get your 2018 Shop Hop. We are open saturday till 4pm.
Last Saturday one of the Auckland Guild ladies showed us her take on the Shop Hop 2016 quilt 'Rose by Any Other Name'   We love custom creations and this one has made us speechless. The borders have been custom made on this and love the heart details within the centre sashing.
Cannt wait to see the creations of our 'Sunset in Northland' quilt

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Sunset in Northland Prep has begin

We have had a busy few days prepping our Sunset in Northland parcels.
Hope everyone has planed their Shop Hop trip.
 "Let the countdown begin"

Wednesday, 4 April 2018


Book your passport now! Just $60.
Includes all you see here - background, applique and binding fabric along with the pattern and instructions.
Make it a Girls Trip and car pool with friends around the Shop Hop for a fun experience together anytime between 12th - 26th May.
Bernina Northland - 09 4387654

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Wai Arohanui – Country Dawn

Using predominantly Kiwiana batiks for a Pacifica theme, the Shop Hop price is $60.00 for the central nine 12” blocks of the quilt.  Along with the fabric for the blocks, the Shop Hop kit includes instructions for constructing this quilt with the optional outer borders as shown. 

With optional borders the finished size is approximately 47 inches.

The outer border finishing kit for the quilt top is an additional $37.00 - this includes all fabrics required to complete the outer borders and binding.

To register online for our quilt visit us here

or phone us on 09 438 4856

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

More Prizes to be Won

Have you chosen you quilt yet and purchased your passport?  You have a selection of six projects to choose from ... something for everyone!!  Any of the shops involved are more than happy to help you with your selection.

There will be a draw at the end of the shop hop with a selection of great prizes to be won.  Thanks to Tiffanies Treasures for the donation of two Gift Packs.  These packs are made up of fabrics, patterns, threads, needles and much more more!!

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Rose's Chocolate Drop by House of Patchwork

Nine blocks, approx 36" square.

Registration $60.00, this covers fabric, pattern and a ruler.

Finished quilt size 170cm x 230cm.

Finishing kit Shop Hop special $170.00.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Prizes to be Won

Thanks to Trendy Trims for the donation of an A3 Light Pad that one shop hopper will win!!  This is just one of the prizes that is up for grabs!!

Rainy Days Quilt by Tegan Montgomery-Williams at The Apple Basket

 Finished Size 63" x 63"
Initial cost is $60.00 for the center of this quilt, which includes all fabrics for backgrounds, applique, instructions and patterns to make this little quilt above 36" x 36"
Finishing kit is $115.00. Which includes all fabrics to do the 3D Pinwheels, first border and binding.
To register for this quilt contact Ngaire, Tegan or Cherry at or phone us on 09 4312443

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Botantical Butterflies from The Country Yard

Finished size approx.. 49" square

Initial cost of $60.00 includes fabric, Cottage Garden thread and patterns for nine, 12" blocks.  Quilt is made up of hand embroidery and simple piecing, so achievable for all levels of patchwork.

Finishing kit is $48.00, which includes borders and binding.

To register for this quilt contact
or phone the shop on 09 4346748.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Introducing our Shop Hop 2018 Quilt
Sunset in Northland
Registrations open 1st March 2018 – talk to our staff for details
Official Shop Hop Dates are 12 – 26 May 2018
Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday; 10am – 4pm Saturdays; Closed Sundays   

Bernina Northland’s Shop Hop 2018 Quilt
Sunset in Northland

Passport Kit @ $60 includes                           
·       Background fabric for bricks                                                                  
·       Applique fabric           
·       An Original Pattern designed especially for the Northern Quilt Shop Hop 2018

This project does not require an Optional Finishing Kit
However, you will need batting and backing fabrics to complete this project        

Finished size 36" x 44"                                

Sunset in Northland is an exclusive design developed by the design team at Bernina Northland especially for the Northern Shop Hop 2018. While I have used machine stitching exclusively you could chose to hand stitch this design.

The background is pieced together before the appliqued flora and fauna are placed into the design.

Batting and Backing Fabric are not included

Contact us on 09 438 7654
to register for your Shop Hop 2018 Passport

Monday, 26 February 2018

House of Patchwork Shop Hop Quilt 2018

"Roses & Chocolate II"
By Moda.

Rose's Chocolate Drop

Corner snap shot of finished quilt.
"Rose's Chocolate Drop"
Finishing kit will include all sashing, borders and binding.
Designed by House of Patchwork.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

'Tree of Life' - All Things Bernina's Quilt Shop Hop 2018

Fabric selection for the 'Tree of Life' Quilt is from Kaffe Fassett Collective,
Anna Maria Horner and a few other designers.

This is the quilt centre, measuring 36"square, that you will receive when registering with All Things Bernina for the Shop Hop 2018. This will be split into 6 packs for collection from the participating shops.

 The finishing kit will be available for purchase while stock lasts. 
The finished size of the quilt is 72" square.
Stock may be limited due to the lack of availability. Cost of finishing kit is $130.

Friday, 16 February 2018

The Apple Basket Shop Hop Quilt 2018 - Rainy Days by Tegan Montgomery-Williams

This is our Shop Hop Quilt finished - Rainy Days by Tegan Montgomery-Williams, come to the shop and see it in real life. 
Make sure you put these dates in your diary 12th - 26th May, add some friends, choose a quilt and have the time of your life going around all the quilt shops. 

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Country Dawn's 2018 Shop Hop Blocks

Now we just have to design the optional borders and get quilting!  Oh and think of a name ... 😊

Monday, 22 January 2018

The Country Yard Shop Hop Quilt 2018

Ladies, have you marked your calendars yet for this fun event taking place from the 12th to 26th May 2018??  Make sure you pick up a flyer from one of your local Northern quilt stores for all the details.

This is a snapshot of our Shop Hop Quilt where we have combined romantic, botanical, floral fabrics and butterfly stitcheries.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Bernina Northland Shop Hop 2018 Quilt


Over our break time I finished our quilt for Shop Hop 2018. I have called this one Sunset in Northland. The background is pieced bricks then the silhouettes of birds and flora are appliqued on top. This is an exclusive design from our design team, especially for Shop Hop 2018.
The Shop Hop Event runs from 12 May to 26 May. There is a flyer of information about the Shop Hop available from in the store. Registrations open 1st March, cost is $60 per person. The official Shop Hop Blog site is so keep an eye on it as all shops involved will be adding information about the event too.