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  • Our shopfront & cafe is open for business with Covid restrictions and safety measures in place. 10-2 Tuesday - Saturday. Cafe seating only on Verandah and Drinks/cookies only.

Providore of cloth, needle and thread – Quilt shop and cafe

Quarter Inch – home of the design brand Hugs ‘n Kisses, operates in Campbell Street North Hobart. We provide for the Quilting, sewing, embroidery and other craft enthusiasts both locally, nationally and internationally. Owner Helen Stubbings, is a world renowned designer of Quilting fabrics, international Teacher, Award winning quilter, Author of many books and designer of 100’s of patterns specialising in quilting, embroidery, applique, english paper piecing and more.

We proudly stock and provide:

Quilting fabrics from all quality brands eg: Tula Pink, Moda, Free Spirit, P&B textiles, Lecien, batiks and many more – we also stock the full range of Kona solids and all Helen Stubbings fabric lines.

Notions and habedashery: for quilting, sewing, embroidery and more

Threads: Aurifil, Presencia, Superior, Cosmo

Patterns, books and kits: All Hugs ‘n Kisses patterns and books along with those from our other favourite designers.

Our passion is to provide therapy through stitching and especially during covid isewlation, so we continue to process orders and ship daily for your needs, please feel free to phone or email to discuss if you cannot find something on our websites. 

We also offer custom laser services for all your gift and signage needs – see our other listing QI Laser for details.

Note: during normal times we also offer: free wifi, pet friendly (with dog bowls, tie points and run yard), Cafe with Zimmah coffee, cakes, light meals and drinks, and a free book swap library.

Now Closed

Opening Hours

  • Mon 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tue 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wed 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thu 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sun Closed