Yarn dyed chambrays by Andover
Bag and tote patterns from designers such as Anna Graham of Noodlehead
Yarn dyed fabrics, chambrays and the basics and blender prints from manufacturers such as Dashwood Studio and Cotton + Steel

This is our Block of the Month programs page. 

We strive to bring you fresh designs and contemporary fabrics.  Some of our programs are unique to The Next Stitch and can't be purchased elsewhere.

Be sure to check back as we will be kicking off two more programs soon.

Quicker by the Dozen is the very first block of the month offered by Cotton + Steel.  We are currently taking expressions of interest as we have limited places available.  Expected to ship January and will run through to Dec 2017
Yardage of selected fabrics from Carolyn Friedlander's Architextures, Carkai and Doe fabric ranges

Cloud 9 fabrics.  Only 100% certified organic cotton is used in the manufacture of Cloud 9's base cloths along with eco-responsible low impact dyes for printing and dying.



Color Dash is the debut fabric collection from the renowned modern quilter Heather Jones, for Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

Designs include arrows, circle dots, small dash and big dash prints which will become stash staples

Color Girl Quilts patterns are a fresh take on traditional quilting blocks and techniques designed by Sharon McConnell

We also are proud to bring the Classic Curves Ruler to our customers here in Australia.

New fabrics and patterns are arriving all the time.  Be sure to check back often

Magic Forest is Sarah Watts latest collection for Cotton + Steel and is expected in store late July.

Sarah is known for her whimsical illustrations of animals, and she delivers again with Magic Forest. Designed as a small capsule collection, Magic Forest is comprised entirely of novelty prints which feature a sweet lineup of critters, including unicorns, foxes and squirrels.


Cotton+Steel Thread by Sulky is a 50 wt. cotton thread made from 100% Egyptian grown cotton, spun in Egypt and dyed in Italy. We worked closely with Sulky to develop this thread from the ground up, creating a high-quality thread in 100 vibrant shades. It is glossy, luscious and perfect for everything from piecing to quilting to garment sewing, and the cheeky mix and match labels and colorful spools are a major dose of eye candy for your sewing room
Cotton and linen blend fabrics from a range of different collections.  Perfect for garments and bag making, and of course quilts
A selection of prints from across the Jubilee, SS Bluebird, Kujira Star, Yours Truly, Sleep Tight and Flower Shop ranges released by Cotton and Steel in Fall (November) 2016.
All of our Cotton and Steel collections are here in one place.  Collections include Cat Lady, Black and White Collaborative; Raindrop and Trinket, basics and checkers

Checkers is a new collaborative collection from the designers at Cotton and Steel.  The collection features yarn-dyed ginhams in colours which coordinate beautifully across their fabric ranges and will bring a fresh, yet vintage feel to any project


Noel is the 2017 collaborative Christmas collection from Cotton and Steel

The usual red and green Christmas palette has been given a fresh modern twist with a dose of peaches and mint.  The range is printed on unbleached quilting cotton, giving it a bright, yet warm and cozy feel

Altitude is Pippa Shaw's debut collection for Dashwood Studio.  The collection was inspired by a trip to the alps and features craggy mountains, trees and geometric prints.

Paper Meadow has been designed by Jilly P and was inspired by a visit to a vintage book shop while travelling in Wellington NZ

Twist is the basics range from Dashwood Studio and with it's swirling print is a perfect blender.

Geometric shapes and gentle scatters of southwestern motifs bring together Sherri & Chelsi's Desert Bloom collection for Moda Fabrics

Rhoda Ruth and Pacific are Elizabeth Hartman's enormously popular ranges designed for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, and are featured in the fancy forest quilt.


A selection of  English paper piecing supplies including glue pens, refills, acrylic templates and papers.  Papers and templates available in a range of popular shapes and sizes including hexagons, clamshells, octogons and more

Linen and linen cotton blends from Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Euclid is a six piece collection designed by Carolyn Friedlander and printed on Essex cotton linen blends and yarn dyed substrate.

This versatile collection has so many possibilities as it is perfect for apparel, bags and accessories, furnishings and of course qui

Pre cut and cut-by-us fabric bundles.

Unless stated otherwise, all FQs are cut to metric dimensions (50cm x 55cm)

Floret is the latest collection designed by Leah Duncan for Cloud 9 Fabrics

Floret was inspired by the flora surrounding her home in Austin Texan and features effortlessly beautiful floral motifs on cotton batiste

Batiste is a soft and airy fabric that is perfect for shirts, dresses, skirts, and scarves. They would also make a luxuriously soft quilt back.  

Prints in this collection range from light and delicate, to bright and bold, never losing their feminine appeal

A selection of fabrics from Free Spirit Fabrics

Designers include Denyse Schmidt, Amy Butler, Erin McMorris, Amy Reber and more

Fabrics from the Friedlander and Friedlander Lawn collection released by Carolyn Friedlander at the Fall 2016 Quilt market.  

Fabrics from this collection are showcased in the Wildabon, Pine and Morris Lawn patterns and selected prints are included in the Collection Quilt Block of the Month


Handcrafted Indigo by Alison Glass
Fabrics from Kokka Division with all of the fun quirkiness we have come to expect from this Japanese design house. This collection of canvas weight fabrics are perfect for bag making and soft furnishing projects such as placemats and cushions
An affordable way to build your Kona Cotton Solids collection with your choice of 1/2m, FQ or Fat 1/8 cuts of 6 carefully selected colours each month.  The fat 1/8 club has 12 colours which are posted every two months to save on postage costs.
Kona Cotton solids from Robert Kaufman
Shop our low volume prints from across our entire collection.
Maker Maker is the fun new fabric collection by Sarah Golden for Andover fabrics.  The collection is inspired by Scandinavian design and includes quirky cats, French bulldogs and versatile geometric patterns, screen printed onto a luxurious cotton-linen substrate
Tiger Plant is the new collection from Sarah Golden / Maker Maker for Andover Fabrics. Sarah is a block printing, surface pattern designer living in California with a deep love for Scandinavian design. Each design idea begins with a drawing, which is then transferred to a rubber block, carved, inked and printed. Tiger Plant designs are printed on a luxury 55% Linen / 45% Cotton cloth making them suitable for quilting, bags, dressmaking, home decor and more.
Fabrics carefully selected from across a number of Moda Fabric collections
Able to be used across our entire range
We have a diverse range of contemporary and modern quilt and bag patterns from  designers such as Carolyn Friedlander, Anna Graham of Noodlehead, Keera Job, Elizabeth Hartman and more.

Fabric is due in store in January and we have FQ bundles of the entire collection available for presale.

Pond is the latest fabric collection from Elizabeth Hartman and is featured in the her new Pineapples, Sleepy Sloth, Lloyd and Lola the llamas and Florence Flamingo quilt patterns

Prints include pineapple skin, seaweed fronds, cranes spots and wallpaper stripes

Rasant is one of the world’s best known and most popular brands of sewing thread. Renowned for its consistency, durability and tensile strength. As a poly core cotton, it hasthe look and feel of traditional threads with the flexibility of a blended fibre.


Reef is the latest collection from Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kauffman Fabrics.  

There are 24 fabrics with new colours in the pineapple and seaweed frond designs in her previous Pond collection, plus new seahorse, bubble, coral and schools of fish prints.

Reef is featured in the new Awesome Ocean, Sea Urchin patterns  and updated  version of Preppy the Whale.   

Rhoda Ruth - Designed by Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Les Fleurs is the eagerly awaited range from a new designer to the Cotton and Steel team.

Les Fleurs is the debut fabric collection from Anna Rifle Bond.  Anna is the founder and creative director of Rifle Paper Company.

Featuring fabrics, patterns and other product lines from across our different ranges, including end of bolts.

Be sure to check back regularly

Click above to search all of our current fabric lines by colour
Specialty rulers, thread, Sewline products and more.

Trinket is the latest fabric collection designed by Melody Miller for Cotton and Steel.  This is a bright and quirky collection featuring sweetly smiling daisies, telephones and the contents of a school desk with whistles, candy necklaces and pens.  


Extra wide fabric.

Perfect for seam-free quilt backs