Monthly Archives: June 2012

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Sales!

Hooray hooray! We have some awesome sales going on! From now until 8am PST on June 13th, you can save 40% on overstock tools, overstock batiks, and all Quilter’s Candy prints! These great Fons & Porter directional pins are just $11.99 right now. Their retail price is $19.99. That’s a lot of savings! Next up, we have this great Creative Comfort Herbal Wrap for your sore shoulders. Regularly priced at $19.75, this ...

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A Little Duffle Do It

When I first saw the Little Duffle Do It pattern I thought they looked so cute; I knew I just had to make one.  The fact that you can change the mood to fit the situation just by changing your fabric selection makes these very versatile for gift giving.  Combine that with the four size options and you can make something that will appeal to Dads or Grads, guys or gals, teenagers or ...

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Tech Pocket & Portfolio for Graduation Gifts

Well, it’s that time of year again where seniors are graduating from high school and taking on a new frontier, the halls of ivy.  My nephew and Godson is just that person full of excitement and anticipation to finally adventure into this wonderful rite of passage.

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Use fabric to make Thank You cards

I love making my own cards for others. I think adding a touch of something you make is sometimes like a gift in itself. Sometimes I browse through my stash for scraps to glue onto blank cards, and save them for a later date. I bought a charm pack of Tulane and I knew the design of these urban, gritty, and bold fabrics would make a nice design for a thank you card for my dad. 

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Winners in the Memorial Day Giveaway

We had a blast reading through the comments on our Memorial Day giveaway post. It sounds like many of you had a wonderfully productive quilting weekend, where others got to spend some quality time with their families. A big Thank You to everyone who participated! Using a random number generator, we have selected our winners. The first prize winner who will take home a copy of Eleanor Burns’ Tales of First Ladies book and an

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Modern Minimal by Alissa Haight Carlton

As a graphic designer, I can never get enough negative space. Space lets you breath. Even with quiltmaking I find myself attracted to such 'open' quilts as in Alissa Haight Carlton’s book, Modern Minimal. Her designs are very simple, and as a result, most of the projects can be sewn up in one or two sittings.

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