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We have decided to move from typepad to blogger. We have been blogging since May 2006 and felt like a change!
We hope you continue to read and enjoy our blog!

* amitié textiles’ fine fabrics, patchwork and quilting.
* Our shop is bright, has an open layout, we have friendly staff and a spacious classroom. Complete with comfortable chairs, large tables and purpose-built cutting benches,it all makes for the perfect learning environment.
* Come along and participate in a class, we'd love to have you!
* With fabrics from Liberty of London and Kaffe Fassett, linens, plains and a wide range Japanese brights and florals, plus an extensive list of books, patterns and essential equipment, this is the place to indulge your fabric fantasies.

shop address:

281 Centre Road
Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia, 3204.

phone 61 3 9557 8551
fax 61 3 9557 8531

email for BLOG VIP & amitie upstairs:

we an online store

we also offer phone and mail order
payment can be made using
credit card or paypal

shop hours:

Mon-Fri 9.30 to 5pm
Sat 9.30 – 4pm.


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Well, no. Not really! It’s more the truth about Amitie.
{The shop}
We never write on this blog. We want to but it’s always at the bottom of the very long to do list and it gets bumped. Bumped to the next day, next week (maybe even next year going by the last post… eeek!)

So why now? Why this post? We keep hearing things on the quilty grapevine. Things we mostly laugh at amongst ourselves because they’re so silly. But, recently there’s been a few that have made me think that some of these rumours could be a little damaging to our little fabric store so I using this platform to set the record straight.
{Daisy Do - Pattern from Quilt Lovely by Jen Kingwell, templates available now}
Here are the three biggies answered straight from the horse’s mouth (neigh!)!
“I heard you’re closing?!”
Never been on the cards.
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