Sponsors

Here at Modern Makers, we’re all about showcasing Australian and New Zealand makers, designers and suppliers and we are incredibly fortunate to be supported by the most wonderful sponsors.  Their generosity allows us to spoil our Modern Makers Retreat attendees with the best swag bag around!  But no one misses out – our sponsors also provide prizes for the giveaways and competitions we run throughout the year.

So please show them some love by jumping on their websites, reading their blogs, following them on Instagram, subscribing to their newsletters, buying their products and spreading the word about how fabulous they are!


May 2017 Modern Makers Retreat Sponsors

 

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Handmaker’s Factory empowers people to confidently create in a sustainable way, sharing knowledge and learning new skills through creative workshops in Melbourne.  They also offer handcrafted tools and supplies.

Clairs Fabrics

Fresh and modern fabrics for today’s quilter.

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GJs Discount Fabrics – Melbourne’s largest independent fabric retail store.

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Maze & Vale screen print original design fabric by hand on natural, sustainable fibres of hemp, organic cotton and linen, with colours intuitively custom mixed using environmentally friendly inks. Produced in small, one off runs, they sell out fast so grab some while you can!

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Home of Jen Kingwell, Amitié is one of Australia’s best loved fabric and quilting stores.

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As well as supplying a huge range of Liberty fabrics and running the Liberty Society subscription club, Ava & Neve Liberte Courtiers also stock beautiful handmade gifts and clothing as part of their A&N Collective label.

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The Creative Retreat is a dedicated space where you can devote time and focus to your creative pursuits.  Join likeminded creatives for an all-inclusive retreat of relaxation, creative exploration and community where time and space for your making journey is given priority.  The wonderful Jules also runs a monthly solids subscription club.

 

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The inimitable Jodie Carleton of Ric Rac designs the cutest patterns and fabrics!  Also check out her fabulous pins (enamel ones we mean, not her legs!).

 

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Alyce of Blossom Heart Quilts not only designs lovely patterns, but also fosters the quilting community by hosting sew-alongs, organising global bees and teaching at local quilt shops.  Alyce writes a column on the tricky subject of quilt maths for Make Modern Magazine, and her DIY Block Design book is a must if you want to get your head around how quilts and maths go hand in hand!

 

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Moira of Crafty Ma Quilts designs gorgeous modern quilt patterns.

 

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Fabulous patterns by Peta, and now a book too!

 

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Bloc Loc Rulers Australia – for rulers that lock not rock!

 

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Inheritance Patchwork is a quaint little patchwork shop run by quilters for quilters.

 

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Matilda’s Own – for the best batting, rulers, templates and cutting mats.

 

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The amazing Sue Daley Designs, EPP specialist, pattern and fabric designer.

 

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Make Modern Magazine – The Australian digital modern quilt magazine.

 

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Tales of Cloth – for precision laser cut modern paper pieces.

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Dandelyne – for the cutest wearable miniature hoop embroidery.

 

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Sherbet – beautiful, high-quality handmade wallets and purses.


October 2016 Modern Makers Retreat Sponsors

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Quiet Play  – for gorgeous paper pieced patterns!

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Emma Jean Jansen – fabric and quilt pattern designer extraordinaire!

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Bonjour Quilts – for gorgeous Aussie designed quilts!

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Tied with a Ribbon – Designer Jemima Flendt’s gorgeous quilt patterns

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Live Love Sew – for fabulous quilt patterns from Keera Job

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The amazing Sue Daley Designs, EPP specialist, pattern and fabric designer!

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Make Modern Magazine – The Australian digital modern quilt magazine

Clairs Fabrics

Fresh and modern fabrics for today’s quilter.

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Spin Spin – for fresh, modern screen printed textiles.

Cotton Factory

Cotton Factory – for all your modern fabric and quilting requirements!

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sew boxes – Australia’s no. 1 sewing box subscription company.

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GJs Discount Fabrics – Melbourne’s largest independent fabric retail store.

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Millhouse Collections – Distributor of Riley Blake fabrics, notions, patterns and books

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Spotlight – Bargains Galore

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Tales of Cloth – for precision laser cut modern paper pieces

Bloc Loc

Bloc Loc Rulers Australia – for rulers that lock not rock!

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Matilda’s Own – for the best batting, rulers, templates and cutting mats!

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Mettler Thread – Thread and colours that sets the imagination free.

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Victorian Textiles – for all your premium quilting products.

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The Craft Squirrel – for unique gifts, cool craft kits, homewares, vintage treasures and gorgeous haberdashery

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Dandelyne – for the cutest wearable miniature hoop embroidery


2016 Cushion Palooza Sponsors

 

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Accuquilt Australia – because better cuts make better quilts!

Clairs Fabrics

Clair’s Fabrics – Fresh and Modern fabrics for today’s quilter

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Quilt by Starlight – Modern hand guided long arm quilting!

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Matilda’s Own – for the best batting, rulers, templates and cutting mats!

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Make Modern Magazine – The Australian digital modern quilt magazine


Interested in becoming a sponsor?

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Modern Makers Retreat, please contact us by clicking here.  We have a variety of options for sponsorship. 

 

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