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Cottage Garden Threads
Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
Our passion is to produce hand dyed threads inspired by the diversity of colour among the flowers and foliage of a cottage garden. We strive to run a friendly and dependable business supplying threads to stitching hands.
Interests: Anything stitching and embroidery
Recent Activity
A little while ago a friend of ours stitched out all of the thread colours. The latest release from November aren't there quite yet. Enjoy! Click on the link below to bring up the PDF. It may take a while because it is a fair few pages long. Download stitched... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Cottage Garden Threads
Hello Jane, All of the shops listed will be more than happy to post it to you. Just contact one of them and tell them I sent you :) Katie
Hello Susan, Even if you do own almost all of the threads, you will use them up eventually so there's no harm in building your current collection and you get all the other goodies too!
Hello Stefanie, Unfortunately we don't have a UK retailer offering the thread club but, I know all of the shops on the list will be more than happy to post it to you. It will only cost the same as a large letter.
I have been wanting to kick off the idea of a thread club for a little while now and 14 being my lucky number, it is the year for good things. Afterall, this is how you can have it all. Every colour in the range along with exclusive club benefits.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Cottage Garden Threads
I just slipped in by a whisker before the 1 year anniversary of my last blog post. Shame shame shame. Here is a quick overview of the year. Our team has grown and we are now four strong. Pam, Sandra, Amanda and myself. We have created 12 colour collections of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Cottage Garden Threads
Would you like to see the brand new colours? I thought you might so here they are.... Download New colours November 2012 pdf reduced size file More news to is a preview Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at Cottage Garden Threads
Here are some pics of designers projects using CGT. Follow the links to find out more... Melissa Grant of One Day In May Carol Young of Carol's counted canvasmork & needlework Yvonne Westwood Designs Leanne Knell Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at Cottage Garden Threads
Here at Cottage Garden Threads, we strive to produce high quality dependable products that undergo several processes to ensure colour and light fastness. We are able to back up this claim with the results from Australian Standard testing conducted at the textile production facilities within R.M.I.T Melbourne as well as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at Cottage Garden Threads
It's taken a while but it's finally here. Introducing the 'Sweet Liberty' wall hanging quilt pattern. This simple yet effective stitchery quilt uses only three skeins of thread, Waratah stranded and Perle 12 as well as Cloudy Day stranded. The stitcheries use only back stitch and stem stitch so great... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Cottage Garden Threads
We are very excited to announce the debut of the first Cottage Garden Threads stitchery pattern. The Stitching Girl Needle Book and Scissor Keep was designed by yours truly aka Katie. This pattern features threads, ric rac and cotton daisy felt. I was inspired by vintage cardboard needle books. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads
It has become a weekly ritual of mine to make a hot chocolate with marshmellows, snuggle into the couch with a blanket, some stitching and watch the new series Downton Abbey. I am in love with the costumes and settings, the gardens and of course, the drama! I've loved Period... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads
Here is just another quick sneak peek of the Sweet Liberty embroideries for the quilt to be released in July. Now to get the pattern written and quilt put together... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads
We met Lisa at a great day in Rosedale a few weeks ago. Her designs are delighfully whimsical and homely. She has shared with me one of her latest designs using 1000 Canna Lily stranded. Isn't it lovely! I've added Lisa to the list of Designers who use Cottage Garden... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads
Cottage Garden Threads is now following Lisa Cantlay
Jun 17, 2011
Sweet liberty by me for CGT. I'm a poet and I didn't even know it! These embroideries are for a quilt that will be released soon. Threads used are Waratah stranded and Perle 12. There are two more panels of birds yet to be stitched. I can't wait to get... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads
Just thought I'd share with you some of Brenda's exciting new projects. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads
A lovely reader bought it to my attention that some of the numbers and names are missing in the previous post. Let's play fill in the blanks 407 Blue Mountain 408 Grand Ridge The red stars denote the latest range additions. Happy Stitching ~Katie Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads
With the new colours of course! Here they are in each border family. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at Cottage Garden Threads