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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Summer Sampler


It is so fun to recreate an antique quilt. This summer 
lets do it together. Our Summer Sampler Sew Along
will be the perfect opportunity to give it a try. 
Here are the details, I hope you decide to join us. 
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The Blocks
The blocks for this project finish 4"
Use your scraps to make 4 blocks each week. 
I will be using the historical colors featured in the quilt.
I will be using Kona Natural for my background.
This is a 11 week program and will begin in June.
The majority of the block instructions will be in 
 C and T Publishing's Quick and Easy Block Tool. 
Finishing
Finishing instructions will be given once all
 the blocks have been completed.
You will need 1-1/2 yards for setting, borders and binding.
Kits
We will not have kits for the blocks. 
We will be digging into our scraps and using a
 variety of blues, browns, reds, grays and pinks.

Setting fabric will be available while supplies last.
You can purchase here

Quick and Easy Block Tool is available on our website.
You can purchase here.
 Block Tool is also available as an App but
we prefer using the printed version.

Background Fabric is also available on our website.
You will need 1 yard of Kona natural.
You can purchase here. 

 Starter Kit is also available and includes all of the above.
You can purchase here.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Simple Scrappy Saturdays


It is not to late to join the Simple Scrappy Saturday Class.
We begin our next project Homestead Harvest from
Kim Diehl's book Simple Appeal on Saturday April 18
Call or visit the shop to sign up. 951-302-1469
Also included a Simple Surprise project!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Living With Little Quilts

Laundry can be fun!
My laundry room features a wall of small quilts
that I have made over the year. Most of them have been 
made using an antique doll quilt as inspiration. 
A lot of them are featured in this book.
The quilt in the top left corner is a favorite. 
You can find the pattern in our 
See the little quilt folded on the top of the basket?
That is my mothers doll quilt and has here named
embroidered on the back - so special.
  
I use little tiny nails to attach yardsticks to wall. Leave the 
heads sticking out so you can hook the nail into
 the binding between the stitches.