Amanda Murphy
Quilt Direct are really excited to introduce the Amanda Murphy range to our catalogue.
For those of you who don’t know her, Amanda Murphy is a passionate designer, quilter and Bernina lover.

Her expertise includes:

• BERNINA Quilting and Longarm Spokesperson
• Pattern designer and a fabric designer for Contempo of Benartex
• Creator of Good Measure Quilting Rulers featuring a non-skid backing and two colour markings
• Author of some great quilting books

Amanda Murphy Fabrics


Benartex Amanda Murphy Jubilee Fabrics
Amanda Murphy was asked by Bernina to create fabrics to celebrate 125 years in business, and to add an embroidery panel for a new Jubilee free motion project. The result? A truly majestic group of fabrics.

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Benartex Amanda Murphy Cotton Shot Harmony
Cotton Shot Harmony is the perfect mini-collection; it coordinates with Amanda’s Cotton Shot basics line is designed with the quilter in mind! The Free-Motion Feathers print features stunning large scale paisley and feather shapes with wide subdivisions to quilt within to enhance the design; these are excellent for practising free-motion and come in four different colour stories! The colourful Lollipop Block print coordinates with her Good Measure Lollipop Quilting Rulers, available here on our website, and is available in three colours.

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Benartex Quilting Panels
A collection of Amanda Murphy Quilting Panel Guides featuring Beanrtex fabric and Amanda Murphy rulers.

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Diamonds Quilt-Along with Amanda Murphy
Amanda Murphy’s My Diamonds Quilt is a Free Quilt-Along from Bernina. This quilt is super-simple to piece, with all the detail is in the quilting. Amanda gives four monthly step-by-step guides from October 2020 to January 2021. They will remain available after this time for anyone who wants to complete the kit later.

Purchase the kit from Quilt Direct and find out more about accessing the blog posts from Amanda

Good Measure Amanda Murphy Rulers


A range of low shank ruler templates including

  • Lollipop Templates
  • Every Star Template
  • Every Feather Plume Template
  • Every Angle Template Every Clamshell Templates
  • Every Curve Template
  • Every Line Template
  • Every Feather Spine Template
  • Every Circle Templates
  • Every Wave Templates
  • Every Oval Template


Amanda Murphy Books

Amanda's Books
Amanda Murphy The Ultimate Guide to Rulerwork Quilting

Amanda starts by showing you how to use 6 basic shapes of machine quilting rulers to lay a foundation for your quilting, then moves on to teaching you 59 different designs.

Amanda Murphy Organic Free-Motion Quilting Idea Book

This book is full of creative free-motion ideas for traditional quilt blocks, borders, and more.

Amanda Murphy Free-Motion Quilting Idea Book

Amanda pairs unique free-motion designs with 30 well-loved quilt blocks, such as the Sawtooth Star and Drunkard’s Path.

Amanda Murphy Ruler Work Quilting Idea Book

This book offers a basic introduction to ruler work, with tons of helpful information on using quilting rulers and ruler feet.

Zappy Dots Magnetic Needle Tins

Needle Tins

Zappy Dots Magnetic needle tins – a fun and practical way to store needles. Makes a great gift!

Amanda Murphy is an ambassador for Bernina so if you’re thinking of trying any of these products and need a machine that is worthy, have a look at our Bernina range or give us a call for a good old-fashioned chat!