Welcome to A1 Craft and Quilting. Owned and operated by Norma Bradley. Buy from a patchworker and quilter!  You can watch my presentation video here

We pride ourselves on our Blue Wren Notions Fabric Cutting dies and Mats, guaranteed and Made in Australia, complete with the approved logo, with a free cutting mat!


Our dies work with  most cutters, no need for a shim.  By using 2 of our mats underneath as a shim on some cutters you can also make your cutter more versatile.  Regardless... you still need one of our mats on top.

We have several payment methods;
 known and trusted for many years by online buyers.           
       where you can divide your payments over 4 equal payments.  
For example, spend $200, or $20, pay in four equal payments of $50 or even $5, no interest! Just select your preferred method as you go through the checkout.
You can even call me to make a credit card transaction over the phone. >> 
Please sign up to our mailing list to keep up to date with new dies. We now have the "Made in Australia" logo and are adding more Aussie dies almost daily.Customs shapes can be made, not at inflated prices! About 75% of our dies have been made by request. 

FREE SHIPPING FOR SALES OVER $180  within  Australia.   

 Now posting Blue Wren Fabric Cutting dies and templates to New Zealand, and UK. Other countries on request. Sorry, we cannot offer free postage internationally but do partly subsidize postage.  Any excess postage paid by the customer will be refunded back via Paypal

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Remember, our Australian made Blue Wren Fabric Cutting dies come with their own cutting mat included in it's price! Please take that into account when comparing similar products. 
Our Quilting rates are here , also at the footer. Our Quilting Gallery is here, also at the footer.


So many dies, not so much time!

October 22, 2020

We have had so many requests for dies to make cutting blocks that have been around for so long, they are etched into history!  The latest I added yesterday and we call it Spinning star...it is called that in a few vintage books, but also Wings of Eagles.  It is similar to Lindys plane quilt block which has a few slightly different skewed shapes to represent the blades on Charles Lindeburghs flight to Paris in 1927.  

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Wow... what a year so far!

September 28, 2018

We started this year with a rush to finalise requests from late last year.. and it's been full steam ahead ever since.   I had a great Grandson!  The most gorgeous little man there is is, and I am not biased - much! We have matching chins.  We have been extra busy the last few weeks. we went over to Adelaide for the fantastic Australian Machine Quilters Festival and the weather was perfect. Had some excellent classes on using my longarm and spent lots of time catching up with Facebook friends and other longarmers.  We couldn't catch up with ricky tims on the Wednesday there in Adelaide, so we made the dash to Geelong and I went to his class just...

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New Year - a resolution to update my blog more often!

December 28, 2016

Well, it has indeed been a long time since I posted a blog post here!  Good time for a resolution.  Just a week ago we added Afterpay as an alternate way to pay for your purchases.  Of course you still can pay via Paypal or phoning me with your purchase order and Card details. Details of Afterpay can be found beside each product.  There is a link attached. It is now between Christmas and New Year, that calm bit of time in our household with different children and grandchildren travelling up from the city for a quiet time at our house.  We are in the middle of juggling grandkids; with a relatively (pun intended) clean house, full fridge ready for...

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Quilting and Postage discounts

March 15, 2014

We have almost finished adding products to this new website.   We have a mail order service; details for this and our already low quilting rates can be downloaded at the bottom of each page under "quilting rates".    We are excited to get it up and running, and the postage calculator also works so well, meaning our average customer will only be paying between $3 to $12 postage, and free postage over $300. Our Cutters are already, and have always been, free postage.  In the past we have had to return money to customers for excess postage, and one website charged a flat rate, meaning we couldn't add the threads.  They will be added over the next week or so. ...

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