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 and fabrics from other designers - Kaffe Fassett Collective, Tilda, Tula Pink, Cotton and Steel, Riley Blake, Melly and Me, Moonshine Designs, Serendipity Studio, Favourite Things, 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 design collection.
Look what I've been creating! It's called Perfect Form and is a collage quilt. So much fun!!
We are running classes also on collage using Laura Heines patterns. Contact us for when the next class is.
Designed by Tegan Montgomery-Williams
These are adorable brand new patterns and kits available now for you to make for Christmas.
Big enough to put those large presents in from Santa.
This is our latest design. It is made using hand dyed wool fabric, cottonflannel and cotton.
Great project to do for Christmas presents.
Back your wonderful quilts with this gorgeous backing fabric.
108" wide and it has a beautiful soft feel.
Designed by Ngaire Montgomery-Williams
This quilt has a variety of different fabrics and hand dyed wool fabrics as I enjoy ther different
textures and depth. Embellished with glass beads and Sue Spargo Threads. Available as a pattern or a Kit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Make this very glittery tree for Christmas this year. Easy to applique and oh so effective.
Here is another wallhanging to make for Christmas.
Here is the third design in the Christmas Series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here is our latest Block of the Month, Kit or Pattern. It is called "All Things Nice" designed by Tegan Montgomery-Williams.
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.
Recent blog posts
- New Tanya Whelan Fabric "Barefoot Roses"
- New Amy Butler range called Cameo in Store now.
- New French General Fabrics in Stock called Chateau Rouge
- Bag Class Photo's
- The Best Weekend
- A Busy Wednesday
- Val's Embroidery Class & New Fabrics In Store
- The Night Before Christmas Block of the Month
- Christmas Party
- Website revamped