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, August 17, 2016
by the number who have stopped by the shop or ordered on line we
believe this cooler weather has everyone in the mood to create. We have
to admit playing with wool isn't nearly as appealing when it's 95
degrees outside but with temps in the 80s we are ready to dig in our
wool and sew.
Debby has been keeping up with the Bits by Joan angel series. We
thought spring was cute, summer was darling, but autumn is over the top
great. Of course, we love the rich autumn colors so we might be just a
little bit biased.
Your $14.95 Autumn Angel kit includes the pattern, background cotton,
and wool for applique. The thread isn't included but we'd be happy to
put together a thread kit for you. Just let us know.
In case you missed it, here's the summer and
spring angels. Each kit is $14.95 and includes pattern, background
cotton, and wool for applique. All three angels finish the same size.
If you'd prefer to use your own supplies, each pattern is available for
We are working on the Winter Angel and will
have kits in the next couple of weeks. If you'd like to be sure to get a
winter kit, please e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Ours will
possibly (probably) look a little different but you get the idea.
We are very pleased to be able to take
pre-orders for Norma Whaley's new Quiltmania book. We have known Norma
for a long time and have been a huge fan of her work since she began
designing. Several years ago we hosted a trunk show of her work and
have offered several of her projects as blocks of the month in the
The book should be out mid to late October. If you'd like to reserve a
copy, please let us know. We expect it'll be a best seller so don't
hesitate if you'd like a copy of the first printing. $42.95
Reiko Kaito also has a new book coming out
this fall. "The New Adventures of Sue & Billy" looks like another
inspiration filled book. Let us know if you'd like to reserve a copy.
The fall issue of Simply Vintage should ship
next week. If the cover is any indication of what's inside, it's going
to be another great issue. If you're interested in making the quilt in
the upper left corner, we have the perfect background fabric. It's not
the same fabric Missy used when making the original but has the same
If you're on automatic to receive Simply Vintage, you don't need to take
any action -- we'll take care of everything. If you'd like to be sure
you never miss an issue, e-mail or call us and we'll get you set up. If
you like to pick and choose issues to buy and would like the fall
issue, let us know. $17.99
We've got more to share but this is getting
long so we will close and be back next week with more to inspire you.
Hope to see you soon.