Monday-Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday noon - 4 pm
LOCATED OFF THE CORNER OF:
FOURTH ST AND GILMAN ST
Next to the Gilman Grill
!!!Our entrance is in the Parking LOT!!!
Exciting things are happening here at NEW PIECES! Check us out on Facebook or Instagram, or on our Blog
Bess and Daughter with Daughter and Daughter's FIRST quilt
(made when she was 7 years old!)
See Joy Troyer's BOM Quilt
in our "Show and Tell" section.
NEW PIECES is a unique quilting shop located in Berkeley, CA. We specialize in contemporary, color-saturated fabrics, a huge selection of batiks, and authentic Japanese fabrics. We carry around 5000 bolts of fabrics, over 200 book titles, and a wide variety of quilting supplies and magazines.
September and October Happenings:
Classes: See class calendar for details on all our classes
"Quilt as Desired" with Pattie Klimek. September 25th, from 12:30-3:30. (second of 2 sessions)
"Block of the Month: Circles" with Alla Blanca. NEW SESSION! Saturday, October 1st, from 9-9:30. Cost: $57 (for the year)
"Collage" with Freddy Moran. Saturday, October 8th, from 10-4. Cost: $95
"Awesome Asian Block of the Month" with New Pieces Staff. Sunday, October 9th, from 11:30-12.
"Nocturnal Animals" with Nancy Brown. Saturday, October 15th, from 10-12. (month 4 out of 5 sessions)
"Improv Techniques" with Mike MacNamara. Tuesday & Thursday, October 18, 20, 25 & 27, from 10:30-4. Cost: $55 (per session)
"Dot Com" with Freddy Moran. Saturday, October 22nd, from 10-4. Cost: $95
"Beading I: Bead Embroidery for Quilters" with Thom Atkins. Saturday, October 29, from 10:30-5. Cost: $95 (includes kit)
Ongoing In-Store events:
Awesome Asian Block of the Month, Second Sundays with New Pieces Staff
On the second Sunday of every month, from 11:30am - 12pm, an enthusiastic staff member will teach you how to make one Asian-themed block, which you can then turn into a pillow, or combine them for a quilt. Each month will teach different skills and techniques, including templates, applique, and sashiko. For more information, please go to our classes calendar.
Block of the Month, First Saturdays with Alla Blanca
On the first Saturday of every month, from 9 - 9:30am, Alla will teach you how to make one block, which you can then turn into a pillow, or combine them for a quilt. NEW YEAR STARTS SEPTEMBER 10th. Theme this year will be circles and curves. Each month will teach different skills and techniques, including several types of applique, templates, foundation piecing, and bias tape. For more information, please go to our classes calendar.
On the last friday of each month, from 1-5, you can come by and use our classroom to meet your friends and finish up your projects. You can use our tables, irons, and some other tools to help you finish-it-up! No sign-up necessary, just drop-in.
We at New Pieces are committed to serving the Quilting Community by inspiring each person's Creativity, Abundance, Joy and Happiness... and having these in great quantity in our own lives and in the lives of those we love.
It's been over 30 years since New Pieces opened its doors.
New Pieces' most important feature is the quality of the people who work here. Together, we have accumulated hundreds of years of quilting experience, and we remember making our very first quilts too. We are beyond happy to support you in your quilting projects. We work here because we love fabric and the people who come here because they love fabric.
New Pieces always welcomes Quilters who wish to work at the shop.
Part-time position for fabric lovers and quilters. Be a part of the quilting community and come in with your résumé and fill out and application.
Wonderful fabrics to make you HAPPY