Articles in May 2012

Peg People tutorial

Posted: 31 May 2012 at 3:08 p.m.

  We have a new how to video!  Peg People. This project is a little reminiscent of the days of tole painting. Liz Evans of Simple Simon (and our RB Project Design team) makes you want to pick up your brushes again to make these adorable handmade toys. No sewing required ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday: Clothes Peg Bag

Posted: 30 May 2012 at 8:18 a.m.
 
For years we lived in a Metropolitan city whereby clothes lines of any kind
were strictly forbidden. 
When we moved to wine country, one of the first things I asked...
"can we have a clothes line?"  It would have been a deal breaker
if the answer had been NO. 
 
I ...
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Ranch Quilt

Posted: 29 May 2012 at 12:04 p.m.

This photo cracks me up.  "Chip, The Wonder horse" is holding perfectly still while it appears (almost) that a quilt is floating above him(or her).   "Blueberry, the Super Dog" is sightly underneath the horse and gives a quick pause to look at the camera. How long it took to ...

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A day to remember

Posted: 28 May 2012 at 9:39 p.m.

I love memorial day for so many reasons. It is a beautiful thing to have a day to remember our loved ones and to remember the men and women who have made great sacrifices for this country. Many have made the ultimate sacrifice.  On this special day we thank all ...

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Kansas City Quilt Market 2012 part 2

Posted: 25 May 2012 at 10:09 a.m.

....more photos from Quilt Market.

Our Chevron prints were featured on the front of our booth.  How about a pop of color...all the chevron colors work well together in the quilt featured below designed by Nellie's Needles. (Coming soon-this quilt will be a Sew together project kit)

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Kansas City Quilt Market 2012

Posted: 23 May 2012 at 10:22 p.m.

We had a fantastic time at Quilt Market and appreciate everyone who stopped by.... I finally have a moment to share a few pictures of our booth! I tried something new and took photos from my i pad...I think I will use my regular camera next time, but I ...

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Fly a Kite Rain Coat ...

Posted: 21 May 2012 at 1:51 p.m.
We have got an ADORABLE project over on Cutting Corners College ...


Not only is this laminated cotton rain coat cute, it's super easy to make! 
Click HERE for the tutorial and don't forget to share your finished projects with us! 
 
~Have a great day~
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Quilted Chevron Pin Cushion ...

Posted: 18 May 2012 at 12:49 p.m.
Our good friend and Project Design Team member Maureen Cracknell of Maureen Cracknell Handmade has a FABULOUS Quilted Chevron Pincushion over on Cutting Corners ...

 
I love the idea of a place to put your scissors ... GENIUS! 
 
Thanks Maureen!
 
Oh and guess what? She's got a GREAT giveaway over on ...
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Our Fabulous School House!

Posted: 17 May 2012 at 8:35 a.m.
Hi everyone! Well here we are in Kansas City for the Spring International Quilt market! Are you here? If so, you can't miss our FABULOUS School House today at 12:10. We'll be talking about ways to improve your business through social media and what colors and fabrics ... ...read more

Project Design Team Wednesday~The Lolly Dolly Pillow

Posted: 16 May 2012 at 9 a.m.

Hi, I'm Lindsay from The Cottage Mama and I'm thrilled to be back with you again today sharing my most recent design team project.  Deciding which fabric line to use for this tutorial was so darn difficult as I wanted to use just about all of the new ... ...read more

Don't you just love rickrack?

Posted: 14 May 2012 at 9:45 p.m.
Today we've got a DARLING project from Jackie's Art Quilts over on Cutting Corners ... 
 
 Meet Ricky and Racky!
 
 
 
Click HERE to go and see how to make them! 
 
Have a great night friends~
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Cowboy pincushion

Posted: 11 May 2012 at 6:14 a.m.

Howdy you'll....Check out this week's pincushion by Shelly Pagllai of Prairie Moon Quilts.

I love it and I have the perfect person in mind for this pincushion. Visit Cutting Corners College to view the entire tutorial.

If you are in the Salt Lake City area drop by ...

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Project Design Team Wednesday~Easy Custom Curtains and Valance

Posted: 9 May 2012 at 9 a.m.
 



Easy Custom Curtains and Valance
Designed by Heather Jones for Riley Blake Designs
 
 
 
This easy window treatment will look great in any little girl’s room. Switch out the fabrics to make it a perfect custom project for a little boy’s room, too! 
 
All seams, unless noted, are ¼”. Please ...
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Kansas Quilt Market

Posted: 8 May 2012 at 6:28 p.m.

We are so excited for Quilt Market....

We will be showing off our shades...and giving shades away.

Jina and I will be teaching School House at 12:10.  Our fabric "Shades" make the perfect blender fabrics for your quilting and sewing projects, plus our fashionable sunglasses are too cool ...

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Sunflower Pincushion

Posted: 4 May 2012 at 8 a.m.
Today's pincushion tutorial is brought to you by Madame Samm.  Madame Samm is one of our Project Designs Team members and I love the story she tells about sunflowers.  Learn why Sunflowers hold a special place in Madame Samm's heart and view her entire tutorial on  on Cutting ...
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Project Design Team Wednesday~Retro Travel Bag

Posted: 2 May 2012 at 9 a.m.

 
Hi there!!! I'm Melissa Mortenson of the Polkadot Chair blog and fourteen may sewing patterns.  I'm so excited to share with you this tutorial for my Retro inspired travel bag.....
 
did you notice... it's made from Laminated Chevron Fabric???? Oh- be still my heart love that laminated ...
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