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Sunday, October 31, 2010

The whole store’s on sale!

Save 15% on your entire purchase through Monday, November 1st!

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Yup, this means you can save 15% on items already on SALE too!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Looks like fall, feels like summer!

We’ve had a pretty long dry spell but finally got some rain yesterday.  It’s one of those “all the leaves fall in 1 day” kind of fall’s.

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But it sure is pretty!  I am ready for the temps to drop to match the look of fall!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

More layout options to ponder!

A few more layouts to show you using the same block as the quilt top I just finished.
Here is a way to flip the blocks & make rows of inverted hearts:
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Here is a cute layout for a baby’s quilt

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Or get really geometric & use up those scraps!

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It’s a versatile block, so enjoy!

This is a great block for the GO! cutters.  Use the 6.5” square, 3.5” square, and 3.5x6.5” rectangle dies.

Friday, October 22, 2010

A little Show N Tell

I have been working a to-do list pretty hard this week and here is another project off the list.
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This one block wonder was fun to make.  I used the cut away triangles from the snowballs to make the border.  (remember the squaring up with the GO! tutorial?)

Great scrappy, FQ friendly pattern.  It’s just a snowball block, 2 flying geese & 1 square in the corner.
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I ended up with a nice full size quilt that will be off to the long arm quilter very soon!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

A little giftie

I enjoyed making my mom a Bow Tucks purse so much I decided to make another one.

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This time, I used Texture Magic in the base of the bag.

 

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The fun Chloe fabric is so fun to work with.  I loosely quilted around the flowers & swirls with a King Tut variegated thread.

Monday, October 18, 2010

A Wonderful weekend with the Mountain Laurel Quilters

Another long load time warning!  Lots of quilt pics!

I am just not sure if a girl can have more fun than to be around the ladies of the Mountain Laurel Quilters of London KY.    Not only are they uber-talented, as you will soon see, but they are kind, funny, charitable, and SEW SWEET!

So, without further ado…the quilts!

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The quilt below is the US Census Quilt for KY.  One lucky quilter from each county made a block to create this masterpiece.

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Seriously, who isn’t in awe of a whole cloth hand quilted quilt?

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Loved these machine quilted wall hangings!

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~love~

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The texture, oh my at the texture!

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Awesome display of vintage machines & ephmera

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The quilt show was a great Think Pink event, including this quilt display

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Yup, it’s a log cabin quilt!

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Best in show.  I really need to do a better job documenting winner info!

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Ok, this one rocked me!  Front is a double wedding ring, but check out the back!  I can honestly not say which side should be UP!

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Love the black for contrast.

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ok, it’s the parasol block in the middle that made me take the picture

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A little surprise for me!

The only thing more exciting that seeing it come down was seeing it go back up.  But, alas, I missed it.
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Friday while I was off on my quilt show adventure, the deed was done!
Now to find time to paint that sorry-looking sign pole!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

New Goodies!

We have just listed a great bundle of fabrics designed by Pat Sloan for P&B Textiles, Georgia.  What a fresh modern design in warm fall tones!

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We have also restocked the classic John Deere fabrics & listed those for all of you that love the country look!

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

A weekend on the lake, with quilts!

Warning!  2 dozen quilt pictures!

The Tellico Village Quilters put on a beautiful quilt show this weekend and it was such a beautiful drive around Fort Loudon Lake too!

Here are a few of my faves from the quilt show:

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The yo-yo Christmas Tree was a fan favorite.  I love the layering effect!

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Look at the detail!

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Again, the detail!

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The side shows you this is no traditional applique!

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I have no idea what this piece means, but it’s a great use of strips

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awesome piecing!  look at those corners…1” 1/2 square triangles!

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So now you know why I have been amiss.  I have been awash in beauty & inspiration!

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