Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Kit Builder ideas for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up, and granted, while this may be a little late in the game of making a quilt for dad, using Kit Builder is such an awesome tool to play with.  Many people have mentioned that it’s hard to find “guy quilts”, but playing around on Kit Builder makes it fun to play with skus from existing collections and basics that you can choose for yourself in the colors the guy in your life would like. 

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We’re a sponsor!

Did you know that Quiltmaker Magazine is hosting a Chistmas in July contest? When the lovely editor reached out to us asking if we would like to be a sponsor, we of course jumped on the opportunity!   This contest is really, really awesome. Not only will 10 people get a holiday-themed quilt top (plus backing and binding to finish the quilt) and an additional 2 yards of ...

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On the lookout for new photo shoot locations!!

As the Art Director for our catalog photo shoots, it’s my job to research and book locations.  We have a very tight budget which makes for a lot of creativity and craftiness.  I choose locations based on the overall feel and style of a home and try my best to have it connect with the collections I will be photographing.  I've done shoots at coworkers homes, Bed & Breakfasts, through Airbnb, friends of friends homes.  But there can never be enough options, that is why I’m reaching out to all of you.  If you are in the Portland/Vancouver area and you feel like your home would be a great location for our photo shoot, I’d love to hear from you!

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July Candle Mat

OK, so did you expect something different? Of course not! July is ALWAYS red, white, and blue, and packed with celebration! I have to admit, the July Candle Mat is one of my favorites sporting the American flag and the firecracker... BOOM! It’s just pure fun and all the fabrics are from the Quilter’s Candy collection! The July Candle Mat will make a great July 4th gift! Enjoy!

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