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.
With HoopSisters you can make perfectly quilted, pieced, and decoratively stitched quilt blocks all in the hoop of ANY embroidery machine. This is a monthly class starting on 4th March 10.00am - 1.00pm
Make either the Premier Quilt or the Smpler Quilt and make it in amy colour of your choice.
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.
Prehistoric Lap Quilt Kit
Make this easy quick quilt in a day. Great for children who love dinosaurs.
Kaffe Fassetts "Quilts in Morocco"
This book is amazing with 20 different quilt designs and lots of inspiration. I love his photography he has in his books, they are more like coffee table books than actual pattern books.
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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