Wednesday, February 22, 2012

New Fabrics, Markers and A Precious Child's Apron

 Among the new fabrics we have in is this Moda Mini, Origins by Basic Grey in various green's and lively patterns.
 Gen made this precious child's apron in the Grow With Me line by Deb Strain and daughters for Moda using Mary Mulari's Easy Reversible Aprons pattern. What little girl wouldn't love to help Mom in the kitchen wearing this??
 We also have back in stock the Clemson University and University of South Carolina Gamecock fabrics for those totes, quilts and throws.  We keep a standing order for these bolts which are often hard to come by.
 Becky made this Coffee Cat wall hanging in one day using the Coffee Cat Cafe fabric by Color Principle Studio for Henry Glass & Company.  Rich reds, golds and olive greens on a black and brown swirl background with coffee vignettes make this is the perfect fabric for coffee and cat lovers.  Becky has made it easy with kits including the panel, one yard of fabric for the outer border, 1/4 yard copper fabric for the inner border and backing for $32.50.  A perfect gift for the coffee lover's kitchen or dining room..
 Also new in stock are these wonderful water soluble chalk marking pencils in silver and white by Roxanne, a name synonymous with quality quilting products.  These come in sets of four.
 Becky loves purple and these gorgeous, rich purple batiks by Hoffman and Moda will be just the sparkle for your batik quilting projects.
And don't forget to pick up the new issue of Quilts and More always packed with lots of projects including full-sized quilts, throws, totes, table runners and more.  And for piecing, we love Star brand thread on the big spools. They last a long time and are economical, high quality cotton thread.  Also, new charm packs by Moda in the Birchbark Lodge line by Holly Taylor.

So stop by soon to see what's new and say hello!  And start a new project for spring.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

New Books and Nifty Notions

 Grow with Me by Moda Charm Packs just in!  Sweet little jumping monkeys, ducklings, baby feet, stripes and dots abound in this cute little group for baby.  We have a few bolts on the way to go with these little charm packs perfect for baby's nursery.
 One of the new books, Urban Country Quilts by Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks feature 15 projects for the home including quick and easy bed quilts, pillows, table toppers and wall hangings. The samples range from bright and contemporary to traditional country.
 We also have back in stock the Quilters 3 Way Sandboard with trhee 12 1/2" square surfaces, a sandpaper surface for marking, a felt surface for laying out your block and a smooth surface for writing and tracing.  A handy notion to have on hand for any project and it fits in a plastic tote or carry-all for classes and portability.
 Make Your Bed by Leslee Evans focuses on bed runners to lay on the end of the bed and coordinating pillows and wall decor.  This is a great book with wonderful ideas for gifts for the bride to be, college student or to change the look of your bedroom in a flash to suit the seasons or your
 The Frixion erasable gel pen is a new, popular product for many quilters and fiber artists. The smooth gel pen meets new technology in a pen that is erasable with heat or frixion on paper and fabric.
If you are 'stash-busting' or just looking for a quilting book with tons of inspiration and ideas in quilt design with clear, simple instructions and illustrations that are great for beginner to advanced quilter, the new Big Book of Patchwork by Judy Hopkins, well known quilt designer and teacher.  This book features 50 quilts with timeless appeal.  It's a must-have for your quilting library.

New! Quilt Themed Jigsaw Puzzles!


 Just in are these beautiful, colorful quilt themed jigsaw puzzles by SunsOut. The Quilting Show Circuit by Jeri Landers features an old-timey quilt show reminiscent of the country fair.  Each of these puzzles have 1,000 pieces and finish 19" x 30". They are the perfect winter past-time for you and your family or make great gifts for quilting friends or shut-in's.  Below are The Family Wagon by Tom Antonishak and Afternoon with Grandma also by Tom Antonishak.