DID YOU KNOW WE ARE AWARD WINNERS? Prestige Awards 2022/23 & 2022/24

Northeast Prestige Awards 2022/23 Fabric Shop of the Year Scottish Prestige Award Winners 2023/24 Quilting Shop of the Year. In 2022 we were fortunate to win the North East Prestige Award for Fabric Store of the Year. This year we’ve gone and done it again, only this time the Scottish Prestige Award Winners for Quilting […]

The not-so-secret fabric thief!!

WARNING, WARNING… There is a fabric thief about!!! Alan is the one who usually gets excited when the new fabric arrives, well he might be rubbing off on Amanda because…… ……Alan better be quick when the next lot arrives!!!

In Memory of Karen

IN MEMORY OF KAREN. This blog is special to us and is an article that was in our recent newsletter. It is dedicated to the memory of Karen Lacey, one of our esteemed customers. When we opened in November 2019, we set up to be excellent at customer service. Good customer service is sadly missing […]

Christmas in July!!

Christmas scenes in squares

As those of us who are in the magical world of sewing and quilting know July is the time of year when the Christmas fabrics start to arrive in shops. For quilt shops, Christmas fabrics are usually ordered around early January. Here at Alan Teather Quilting, we are no exception. We have not got some […]

Cushion Workshop

These three lovely ladies attended a cushion-making workshop recently at ATQ. Two of them had previously attended a lampshade workshop with us, and they both enjoyed it so much they wanted to make a cushion to match their lampshades. Their friend, who has a sewing machine but has never used it and hasn’t really sewed, […]


These quilts were collected recently by our lovely returning customer who we have done quilts for previously. She has a love of Halloween as you will see by these quilts. These are just 3 Halloween quilts we have done for her.

Irene’s Seat Runner

Irene’s Seat Runner This fabulously long runner was given to us by Irene who had made it as a window seat runner for her sister.  She was going to apply the finishing touches by adding the binding herself.  The pattern chosen by Irene that we used to quilt the runner is called Celebrate. Although not seen […]

Bronia’s Bedrunner

Bronia’s Bed Runner Bronia came to us for a beginners lesson with Alan where she was given a history of quilting, learned the basics of quilting, and then made a Lavender pouch to take away. The aim of the lesson was to make a bed runner for her daughter’s new house. Bronia made the bed […]

Children & Nursery Fabrics

The world is your oyster with what can be done with these fabrics, and in particular, the fabric that has matching panels, such as The World of Susybee.  Make playmats, quilts, wall hangings, nursery storage, and even curtains. Glow-in-the-dark pixies and other fabrics make excellent book cushions. Or, mark those baby milestones with this Baby […]