If you love the primitive look, this is the place for you. We also are longarm quilters and would love to quilt your creation.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
New Button Club, New Blackbird Designs, New Desklamps
are over and we are looking forward to a fun 2016. We've got some
projects up our sleeves that we hope will bring a smile to your face and
inspire you. We'll share them as we finish them -- it's that only 24
hours in a day thing that's stopping us.
This week's newsletter is all about things that are coming....some are
coming rather soon and some will be coming later this year.
As many of you know, we carry Lynette Anderson books, patterns, and
buttons. We love her whimsical look and are always excited to see new
things from her. We are very excited to offer her newest button club,
Anderson Farm. It is a ten part mystery BOM combining piecing and
applique. The quilt finishes approximately 32" x 46". The program will
start in March.
Each month you will receive a pattern and a hand painted wooden button.
Since the buttons are individually hand painted, there is a very
limited number available. We are also offering an option to purchase
the pattern, button, and fabric. Cost per month for the pattern and
button option is $16.95 plus shipping. Cost for the pattern, button,
and fabric is $19.95 plus shipping.
While we're on the subject of Lynette, we
want to let you know we have a few openings left in her Love Letters
block of the month. Call or e-mail if you'd like to sign up for this
block of the month (or we can mail the entire kit all at once if you'd
Several weeks ago we told you about
Blackbird Designs' upcoming book. That was based on a conversation with
Alma at quilt market. It appears a book is being replaced by patterns.
We'd prefer a book...hint....hint...Alma....but are happy to see Alma
and Barb designing once again.
Patterns won't be out until May but we are taking preorders now.
"Secret Garden" is so typically Blackbird with the large, easy to
applique shapes. The quilt finishes 72" x 72". Pattern is $16.
We like Secret Garden but we love, love,
love The Raven pattern. We can see it made with Diamond Textiles and
some Primitive Gatherings, Kim Diehl, and Jeanne Horton thrown in the
mix. Sigh.....that 24 hour a day thing is getting in the way. The
quilt finishes 68" x 68". Pattern is $28.
Just give a call or e-mail and we'll hold either or both patterns for you. They'll both be released in May.
Hopefully Santa didn't leave a lump of coal
in your stocking. If he did and you want a really nice, inexpensive way
to soothe your hurt feelings, this next product is for you. If you
were lucky and got everything you wanted from Santa, you can still get
in on this deal 'cause it's too good to pass up.
Yesterday our sweet fabric rep from EE Schenck stopped by and showed us
this great light. It features LED lighting so is incredibly bright with
a low and high setting. It includes 4 AAA batteries but also has a
cord that allows it to be plugged directly into a USB port -- how cool
is that?! It's 1 1/2" high x 5" wide when folded; 12 3/4" high fully
extended. Currently it's offered in red, white, or black (purple won't
arrive until March). We have a shipment of red, white, and black lamps
on the way with an expected delivery next week.
If you're like us, you're thinking yeah that's a neat gadget but bet
it's way too expensive. Hold on to your hat -- it's only $14.99. For
that price you can afford to put one in each of your stitching bags, one
next to each of your sewing machines, one in your kitchen, one in each
bathroom......you get the idea.....they're very versatile.
Give us a call or e-mail with the number of lamps you'd like and your choice of colors.
Sandy, our EE Schenck lady, also showed us
the most adorable Halloween fabric. We couldn't resist and ordered
some. Since this is getting long, we'll wait until next week to share
what we ordered.
Before we go we'd like to mention the the NWA Quilt Club sponsored by
the Rogers Sewing Center. The first meeting will be Tues, Jan 12 at
5:45 with Darlene as the featured speaker. Bring your current quilting
project to share. The Sewing Center is located at 1802 S 8th St (Hiway
71B South). For more info, you can visit their website at http://www.rogerssewingcenter.com/