Welcome to The Apple Basket Patchwork Shop we are situated in  Kaiwaka, Northland, New Zealand. We offer original patterns and quilts as well as patterns  from other designers - Melly and Me, Moonshine Designs, Serendipity Studio, Favourite Things, Modkids, Indygo Junction, Heather Bailey, Tanya Whelan, Bunny Hill Designs  Amy Butler,  Valori Wells and many more . Owner and quilt designer Ngaire Williams has designed a wide range of beautiful patterns which are highly sought after among quilters. She has been designing quilts for many years, and is constantly adding new patterns to her highly sought after design collection. 


Valori Wells - In The Bloom

New in store Valori Wells' latest range.  This is a very beautiful range make sure you get it before it sells out!


Moroccan Lanterns 80" x 90"

Designed by Tegan Montgomery-Williams

We have made this quilt using Tula Pinks latest range "Moonshine" and Kona Cotton.  Available as a kit or pattern.





Thread Catcher and Pin Cushion

Look what I made out of the lovely linen and Kaffe Fasset fabrics.   We are holding a class to learn the easy way to make these and they are also available as a kit.  Also coming soon is a sewing bag to store all your extra sewing machine feet, scissors, tape measure etc.   Watch this space. 


Modern Baby Quilt - Buttercup and Silver

47" x 55"

This baby quilt is very quick and easy to make, great for those of us that are time poor.  Make this in a few hours!  Kits available - click on the link above.


Flutterbye Designed by Tegan Montgomery-Williams

Our latest cot quilt is a very girly quilt with very pretty butterflies appliqued onto the white background.  Make this for a special baby girl.

Up, Up and Away by Tegan Montgomery-Williams

Our latest cot quilt designed by Tegan.  This is an easy little cot quilt to make for a new baby, it can be for either a girl or a boy baby. 

Here is our latest design in our Ocean Series by Tegan Montgomery-Williams - Paua.   You could make this design into a cushion, on a canvas or as part of a quilt.  Kits and pattern available.

Paua by Tegan Montgomery-Williams

Elegant Sytlized Christmas Tree

Make this very glittery tree for Christmas this year.  Easy to applique and oh so effective.

Elegant  Baubles

Here is another wallhanging to make for Christmas. 

Elegant Christmas Wreath

Here is the third design in the Christmas Series.



This is the new range from Amy Butler - Hapi.  It is such a beautiful range.  I am going to make her "La Boheme Tote" with this range.  I have the patterns coming and I also have the Amy Butler Ribbon coming for the bag handles and around the centre of the bag. Cant wait to make it.  Watch this space!!

Amy Butler - Hapi Fabric Range

Newest Design in the Ocean Series by Tegan Montgomery-Williams - Snapper.  Such soft, beautiful colours, you could use this design on a cushion, feature it in a quilt or table runner or do what we have done and stretch it over a canvas and hang it on the wall. 

New Zealand Snapper by Tegan Montgomery-Williams

Kina By Tegan Montgomery-Williams

See what we have made using the Amy Butler Honey Bun Poufs pattern and the Happi fabric range by Dena.


This is is my latest design using our lovely Rowan Cotton Glace Yarn and three different beautiful linen fabrics.  It was such fun to make, and a great project to learn how to crochet.  This is one of our classes - learn to crochet, to put an invisible zipper in, patchwork and quilting all on one small project. 

French Country Cushion



Here is a new cot quilt Liz Saunders has designed.  This would make such a great gift for a new baby - called "Adorable Creatures 2".  Available as a kit or just a pattern.

Adorable Creatures 2

Tegan has been busy designing a New Zealand Range.  You could use these designs to make cushions, or incorporate them into a quilt or use them like we have to make a canvas wallhanging. 

New Zealand Flora and Fauna by Tegan Montgomery-Williams

Another Quilt Kit available now.

Beautiful Bows Quilt in Blacks and Creams - very french looking.

Here is our latest quilt design by Ngaire and Tegan - Bloom.  Available as kit or pattern. It has lovely clean lines and pretty colours.  Make it for someone or some where special. 

Bloom by Ngaire and Tegan Montgomery-Williams 




Here is our latest Block of the Month, Kit or Pattern. It is called "All Things Nice" designed by Tegan Montgomery-Williams.


These little creatures are so cute and so much fun to make.  I want to make them all in all different colours.  We stock the hand dyed wool fabric to make them with and we also do kits for them as well as the patterns. 

 Click here to see all the Patterns and Kits under "Gingermelon".   





I made this new pattern called Circus Stufflings.  I decorated the lace for her skirt and crown.

We have the pattern or kits for this cute little girl.















You will also be able to find a great range of beautiful designer fabrics including Kaffe Fassett, Phillip Jacobs, Amy Butler, French General, 3 Sisters,  Micheal Miller, RJR Fabrics, Moda fabrics, New Zealand Fabrics, Hoffman Bali fabrics, Riley Blake, Fabric Freedom London, Erin McMorris, Robyn Pandolph, Timeless Treasures, Japanese Taupes and many more fabrics to choose from. 

We also now stock a range of Rowan Yarns and Sock Yarn.  This is such and exciting new venture for us and you will have to watch this space to see what creations we come up with.