19 Apr 2011
Last weeks tutorial was binding basics. Deonn Stott our Monthly Cutting Corners instructor teaches the basics in sewing. Watch for sewing basics the second Tuesday of each month. Not only does Deonn show you how to cut binding on the bias, but she also shows you an easy way to store your ... ...read more
18 Apr 2011
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for sharing your beautiful stories. I tried to read the comments aloud to my family and I really could not finish them without tearing up and ended up having to read the comments to myself.
Some of you mentioned acts of kindness that were so small, but meant so much. Life is short, but those acts of kindness, big or small, matter.
My random winner (# drawn out of a hat) is:
10 Apr 2011
A short time a go I happen to be in the grocery store with 2 of my kids, grabbing something for them to take to school (just before school.) Of course I was in a hurry and we were running late and wouldn't you know that when I got up to the check stand and opened by purse, I discovered that my wallet was not there. How embarrassing! I quickly got on the phone to my husband and confirmed that yes I had left my wallet at the office, seconds later while I was still on the phone...a ......read more
06 Apr 2011
04 Apr 2011
Deena is well known in the scrapbook world and now you can find your designs on fabric. She created "Love birds" and "Penny lane" with My Minds Eye and now "Happier" is Deena's first independent fabric line. We are so glad to have Deena part of our Design team. Here is Deena in her own words.... Since I was a young girl, I have always needed a creative outlet to express myself. Whether it is through painting, playing the piano and guitar, decorating my home, or graphic designing, artistic expression brings me much fulfillment. I have been designing for ... ...read more
01 Apr 2011
30 Mar 2011
We welcome Cyndi Walker to our design team. When we saw her artwork last year, we knew it would make great fabric. We were right, Daydream just arrived and we love it. Cyndi lives in Washington State, so we don't get to see her very often, but she will be at Quilt Market in May. I asked Cyndi to send me some information about her and this is what she had to say.... As long as I remember, I have been crafting, drawing and generally doing anything artsy I could get my hands on. I come from a family ... ...read more
29 Mar 2011
"Daydream" by Cyndi Walker just arrived and all pre-orders should be on their way. This is Cyndi Walkers debut line and we know you will love the beautiful corals, butter yellows and soft blues. Each color coordinates together to form an exquisite collection of fabric, perfect for quilting. We will post a little more about Cyndi Walker soon.
28 Mar 2011
Love this quilt! Thanks Melissa. As always we hope you will get inspired by viewing our weekly tutorials. ...read more
25 Mar 2011
23 Mar 2011
Seriously I love this bike. It is totally Riley Blake and I am going to have a hard time giving it away. Leather handles and leather seat, and of course it has a sweet sounding bell. Why Cruisin with Riley Blake? It is my husband Bret's idea. He bought me a beach cruiser for Christmas, which was a big surprise (not this same ... ...read more