Inspirations Cafe gift and patchwork gallery
















About Inspirations

Inspirations Gift & Patchwork Gallery is a café and gift shop located in the main street of Tamworth NSW.

We have the perfect combination of unique gifts and home wares, high quality patchwork fabrics and a broad range of gifts for him and her. Inspirations are also the Authorised Dealers in Tamworth for Janome and Bernina sewing machines and overlockers.

Leonie and Peter Bell have been the owners of Inspirations since July 2009.


Leonie is a patch worker, quilter and sewer. Leonie holds morning and evening classes suitable for all ages and skill levels for patchwork, appliqué, embroidery, fashion and craft.


Peter looks after all the in house Sewing Machine and Overlocker Service and repairs for all brands of machines.


Inspirations has a coffee gallery, serving delicious morning and afternoon teas and tasty lunches.

We serve home-made meals, slices and cakes and provide an extensive gluten free menu. You can dine in or takeaway and we can cater your next function in-house or delivered to your venue.



Inspirations has that perfect gift for any occasion and budget. If you’re looking for something special for Mother’s Day, a birthday, a new grandchild or that special someone, we have the range for you.


Our giftware includes:

  • Willowtree statuettes
  • Ashdene china
  • Photo frames
  • Linen Press
  • Linens and Napery: tablecloths, themed tea towels, aprons
  • Home decorator items: mirrors, lamps, vases, artificial flowers, furniture
  • Jewellery
  • Selected kitchenware
  • Local producers
  • Gift vouchers and gift wrapping available


Inspirations stocks a vast range of products and supplies for all your sewing and patchwork needs:


  • Moda, RJR, XLN, Mac’s Craft fabrics
  • Fossil Fern fabrics
  • Fat quarters
  • Quilt backing
  • Wadding
  • Hand and machine embroidery, quilting and sewing threads
  • Machine trolley bags
  • Sewing boxes
  • Patchwork tools
  • Kits
  • English paper peacing supplies
  • Patchwork magazines
  • Custom quilting service
  • Workshops with visiting tutors


Inspirations are the only stockists of Bernina sewing machines in the Tamworth region.


We provide:

  • Machine and accessory sales
  • Machine embroidery software and patterns
  • Training
  • In-house Bernina warranty and service
  • Monthly Bernina Club

We provide:

  • Machine and Accessory Sales
  • Training
  • In House  Warranty, repairs and Service
  • Sewing Classes


Our café

Our café is a friendly and relaxed space, with seating indoors or on the veranda. We serve home cooked meals, slices and cakes and provide an extensive gluten free menu.


  • Home cooked meals
  • Home cooked slices and cakes
  • Espresso coffee, leaf teas, milkshakes and cold drinks
  • Take away or dine in
  • Extensive gluten free menu
  • Phone order service
  • Dine inside or outside on the veranda
  • Catering – in house or to your venue
Mon-Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm Sat 9:00am - 2:00pm

T: (02) 6766 6800

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