Get ready for Christmas in July!

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We might be sweltering away in a heatwave here in the UK, but this just means we’re seeking out shady spots for some soothing sewing! Our sister TV station Sewing Quarter has got just the thing to keep us busy…  5 days of festive sewing shows to get us started with our quilting projects for Christmas 2018!

Starting this Wednesday 11th July and running through to Sunday, Sewing Quarter are hosting 8 hours of live TV a day, packed with festive sewing inspiration, from gifts to decorations.

Their fun filled 5 days of Christmas will feature everything from advent calendars to elf stockings and Christmas-themed quilts, plus seasonal sewing tips and tricks as part of their Christmas in July event.

With 27 guest designer shows, lots of brand new festive product launches and brand new Christmas fabrics, as well as daily Sew Special Offers, make sure you tune in! Shows will run from 8am until 4pm (UK time) on Sky channel 687, Freeview 73 and online at

Sewing Quarter Christmas in July

Start your Christmas sew-shopping here

As well as their fun-filled TV shows, the Sewing Quarter website will be stocked with seasonal treats for your sewing table too this week.

If you haven’t tired it yet, now’s the perfect time to make your first purchase as you will automatically receive a free Large Guttermann Thread Container and 12 free Guttermann threads (total kit worth £27) during the Christmas in July event. This great gift provides you with a beautiful range of coloured threads, perfect for any next sewing project.

There’s no minimum spend required, but be quick, offer is available for a limited time only. You don’t need to use any code to claim this –  your free gift will automatically be added to your order at the checkout. See terms and conditions below. Find out more at


Win £2000 bumper sewing stash!

Every time you place an order from 11th to 15th July 2018, your order number will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win Sewing Quarter’s Biggest Christmas Giveaway EVER, worth over £2000!

One lucky winner will win a fantastic Elna 570 Sewing Machine along with £500 worth of fabrics, plus Festival of Quilts tickets, a year’s magazine subscription to a sewing magazine of your choice and a selection of books! And a second winner will win a Deluxe Adjustoform Supafit, Plus five dressmaking Patterns, £300 worth of fabulous fabrics and a selection of cutting tools, threads & accessories!

The more you buy, the more chances you’ll have to win! The winner will be picked at random and announced on Monday 16th July*

There will also be daily competitions on their social media feeds so make sure you follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

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Do you have a favourite family heirloom quilt that you’ve made for Christmas? Christmas in July is the perfect time to start one!

 *Free threads terms & conditions:

Offer valid from 8am on Wednesday 11th July 2018 until Monday 16th July while stocks last. This offer is valid on purchase on both web and auction products. Valid for new customers only. Colours of threads my vary slightly. There is no cash alternative and kits are unexchangeable. You will receive 12 Guttermann threads and a 18 thread spool container.

*Competition terms & conditions

To enter this competition you must place an order with Sewing Quarter via their website or auction between 8am on Wednesday 11th July and 8am on Monday 16th July. Every item number will be entered into the draw to win one of two prizes. The prizes can not be exchanged or refunded. The winners will be picked at random on Monday 16th July and will take up to 14 days to be delivered. All T&Cs are available at