Newsletter July 2018


Greetings from Country Dawn Quilting

Hello Everyone

Well winter is definitely here! So it's a great reason to get all those crafty projects out with a clear conscience as it's too wet and cold to do much else.

But something well worth a trip outdoors to visit is Aotearoa Quilters International Quilt Challenge display featuring 30 Natural Wonders of the World.

Sites from New Zealand featured are the Moeraki Boulders, Aoraki Mt Cook and Wai-o-Tapu in Rotorua.

Quilters in New Zealand, Japan, and France chose a photo from the 30 supplied and were challenged to interpret it using their own personal artistic quilt style. The result is an exhibition of 90 small quilts with 3 different perspectives of each place.

The exhibition is being displayed at the Reyburn House Art Gallery - just along the street from us. And they've extended the exhibition date to the 8th of July.

Opening times are from Tuesday to Friday - 10am - 4pm and Saturday and Sunday - 1pm - 4pm







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What's New On Line .... Click Here To See The Kit Sale


We thought it was time to have a Kit Sale ... 30% off all kits, online and in store - excluding the BOM.

Be in quick there are not too many left!!












Machine News - Introducing the Handi Quilter Range Click Here


Did you know we now have the Handi Quilter range of mid-arm and long-arm quilting machines and frames information plus their accessories and rulers in store? If you'd like to see how the new Simply16 on the Little Foot frame runs just give us a call to make a time that suits, or drop in and we'll be happy to let you try out our demo machine.

And for those of you keen on ruler work we have the Handi Gadgets range of rulers available too!

Other Machine news:

To see the latest Janome pricing and models available click here

To see the latest Husqvarna Viking pricing and models available click here

To see the latest Elna pricing and models available click here

To see the latest Brother pricing and models available click here







Lot's of fabulous classes and in-store demo days coming up ...

including Crazy Patch hand stitching, Pre-Felting for beginners, Fun Free Motion Quilting, Surface Design, Textile Art and Knitting Adventure's


To see more details about the classes and register online click here



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Other News



Have you had your machine serviced lately? We recommend Robert Weenink Sewing Machine Repairs for efficient reliable servicing of any brand or model machine. Drop your machine in to us and Robert will collect and deliver in a matter of days. Standard Service Fee $85


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Til next time

Happy Quilting, Stitching, Sewing, Crocheting, Knitting and Crafting!

The Country Dawn Team :) :) :) :) :) :)