If you need help to complete your order on-line, or place your order by phone, please call me on 0118 9424085 or email me karen@therunningchicken.co.uk

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When you get to the Paypal screen, click on the 'Create Account' button or 'guest checkout'  and you will be presented with the guest checkout screen. Enter your card details and complete your purchase.

New Curvit Long-arm Ruler Set

High quality 1/4" thick acrylic curved ruler set for longarm quilting use.

- Makes quilting Quick Curve Ruler© quilts easy and fun
- Curve matches Quick Curve Ruler© curve for easy Stitch in the Ditch
- Inside and outside curve
- Straight and curved edges with guidelines for custom quilting
- Create quilting scallops in borders
- Great for curved crosshatching
- Use to mark quilts for domestic machine custom quilting
- Make quilting motif designs
- Part 1 dimensions: 3 1/2"(center) and 1 1/2"(sides) x 10"
- Part 2 dimensions: 1 1/4"(center) and 3 1/4"(sides) x 10" 


Purley-on-Thames Quilt Group - Open to all

New comers very welcome - beginners & experienced.

2nd & 4th Friday each month.

If you are a beginner we can help you get going. Come and join us ! 

Next meeting  -  Friday 28th October 2016

(10.00am to 3.00pm)




My Long-arm Quilting Services

I am based in Reading, Berkshire, UK and have been providing professional long-arm quilting services for over 10 years.  

I offer edge to edge quilting, custom quilting, basting (for hand quilters) and binding services.

For some customers I have been able to repair & revive an old, tired or vintage patchwork top or quilt. 

Take a look at 'My Quilting Services'  tab at the top of this page.

New Block of the Month

A Paradise of Birds 

Finished size approx. 64" x 53"

We ship worldwide !!

This new block of the month runs for 8 months. The next group will start in November 2016.

In each of the first six months you will receive the fabrics for 2 blocks. Here are the blocks for month 1. In months 7 and 8 you will receive the sashing and border fabrics. 

As far a possible we will keep close to the colours in the original quilt but where the original fabrics are no longer available we will have to subsitute with alternative fabrics of a similar colour.

Price £25 per month + £2.95 postage & packing to UK postcodes 
(See the 'shipping' page for postage charges to other destinations, we ship worldwide)

If you would like to join this exciting new BOM, you can either:

* Sign-up online by clicking here, or

* Give me a call +44 (0)118 9424085 or

* Email me - karen@therunningchicken.co.uk



Di Ford's new range Key West


Now in stock ! I have received my special order from  Andover Fabrics, DI FORD's NEW range called Key West

I have the WHOLE RANGE of 22 fabrics in my shop. Take a look here

Trinkets by Kathy Hall

These fabrics go really well with the Giggleswick Mill range by Di Ford range 

I stock the complete range of 36 exciting fabrics. Take a closer look at the wonderful patterns on each fabric -  click on the picture


Giggleswick Mill by Di Ford

Gigglewick Mill by Di Ford

Stock is very limited so take a look and this great new range of reproduction fabrics and place your order either online or you can call me on 0118 9424085.


Apliquick - applique tools

Makes applique fast and easy !!  

I also stock the sewline glue pen with refill and violene. 



Quiltmania Mystery Quilt BOM 2016

YOU CAN STILL START NOW - Sign-up ON-LINE here and get part 1.

You can get the following parts every two months or recieve parts 2,3,4 & 5 with part 1. 

I have only a few kits left




I am official UK provider of the Quiltmania Mystery Quilt 2016 BOM kit. 
The BOM started in January 2016, but dont worry you can still join in - I HAVE A FEW KITS LEFT !
The Kit will be provided in a total of 6 parts supplied every two months.  (if you join now you will get part 1 with the option to take parts 2, 3, 4 & 5 at the same time or one pack every two monthly)
The quilt is designed by Petra Prins and is made from the Dutch Heritage collection of fabrics by Petra Prins and Nel Kooiman. the finished size is unknown as it is part of the mystery. The Mystery Quilt 2016 includes three exclusive fabric designs which will ONLY be available as part of the kit from me as an official kit provider in the UK.  You will need to purchase the Quiltmania Magazine to get the pattern and instructions to go alongside each part. I can provide the magazine with the kit.  
Only a few Kits left so if you want to sign-up click here.


 Toy Chest by Penny Rose Fabrics       Japanese fabrics from Lecien Fabrics       Sun print 2016 Alison Glass Andover Fabrics


     Red Rooster Basically Low                                                                 Sweet Baby Flannel by Moda




Great Little Project Patterns

Easy Bow Bag

Project Basket Pattern

Pumpkin Baskets

Storage Pods



Doggy Bag 


Jen Kingwell Patterns