Friday, April 29, 2011



Fabric Friday

Andover....Farmhouse Retreat

These are the the most beautiful blues you
have ever seen!
The pictures just don't do them justice....
Come take a look for yourself. 


Wednesday, April 27, 2011


Riley-Blake....Nantucket Summer
25% off Thursday, April 28th only

Monday, April 25, 2011

Monday Book Club

Liberated Quilt Making......What does that mean to you?
This is the second volume Gwen Marston has
published on this topic & technique.

I love learning new processes for quilt making & especially
ones that help you design as you go.  This will become a
great reference & work book in your quest to try something
new and become a "Liberated" quilt maker.

The information is clear and very inspiring......
The project photos and ideas will serve as the perfect
springboard to get you sewing!!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Friendship Basket Club March

March is such a season of transition. 
This year particularly has held challenges for many of us. 
We have seen the fury of nature across the country as well as across the globe.
Many have experienced loss in a variety of different areas.

It is said, "That which doesn't kill you,  makes you stronger". 

Through times like these we are blessed to have friends who hold us up when

we feel as though we can not go on another day.  Through times like these
we retreat to the comfort we find in expressing our emotions in cloth.
Through times like these we discover the true depths of our spiritual &
interpersonal relationships.

I believe we are all getting stronger as we participate in a good workout,  stretching & growing with our challenges, what ever they might be.

In choosing a block for this month I came upon "Grape Basket"
I love it.....One of my favorite things about March is,
you start to see spring bulbs awaken from their Winter slumber.
The very first to wake are the tiny Grape Hyacinths.  I love their
deep purple clusters in contrast with the remaining snow we usually
have on the ground. 

They whisper to me "The world is awakening, the cold death
of winter will hold us no more it it's icy will come
again to this part of the world & soon the summer sun will
warm us....body and soul"

Until next time.....Enjoy!

March Templates "HERE"

Remember all blocks will finish 8.5"x8.5" 
Refer to the introductory post for detailed information

Friday, April 22, 2011

Fabric Friday

More super cute fabric keeps
coming in the door! Urban Chicks

These are sooooo great!  You are going to love them!

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Introducing a little something new!
We are calling it Thrifty-Thursday......

What does that mean for you? 
Each Thursday we will offer a particular fabric line
at an enticing discount..... (25% off regular price)
Good only on that Thursday.

Some fabrics will be a little older so the yardage will be limited,
and it is subject to what we have on hand.

Moda....Boutique by Chez Moi

Monday, April 18, 2011


We have a new Block of the Month program &
your going to love it.....

Moda "Collection for a Cause"

The colors are so beautiful, pinks & browns in
reproduction 1800's fabrics.  This is a center medallion style
or round robin style quilt.  It starts with a star block surrounded
by eleven rounds and finished off by a final border.

This Block of The Month starts in APRIL
(this is a pick-up and sew at home
project.  There is no class offered.)

It will run for 6 months.  $25.00 per month
(You must pay the first and last months fees to join)

If you prefer...Pay the total cost $150.00 up front
and recieve 15% off the cost.

Kits are available now.....Hurry in and sign up!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Monday Book Club

This book focuses on a resurgence of
"All things homemade"
In case you haven't noticed...
apparently there is a movement to reconnect
more intimately to the world around us. 

Have you noticed how many cooking, crafting,
knitting, sewing, home design/decorating shows
there are on television? 

With the invent of & accessibility we all have to technology 
we feel the need to connect more closely to the source of all things. 

We want to personalize our surroundings & connect with
others through personal gifts made by our own hands....

You will find many fun ideas for projects in this book

The New "Handmade
Simple Sewing for Contemporary Style

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Technical Difficulties

Our loyal followers.... I hate it when this happens....
I am out of town and the Internet connection
where I am staying is so awful
I am not able to post until I return home.

Please forgive this laps in information....
I will return next week....

Thanks for your understanding!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Complimentary Stitchery 2011 (1st Quarter)

We are offering a fun project this year as our "Complimentary Stitchery".....

Each stitchery design can be placed on a dish towel,
or if you are the brave sort, wait to see what the larger project is.....  

It will be revealed later in the year.

Super Fun, Super Cute and as always the pattern is "Complimentary"......

Patterns are only available in their corresponding month. 
If you happen to miss them, we post the patterns at the end of each quarter.
Just click on the link below.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Monday Book Club

OK so I told you a false-hood!

We have another great book
which falls into the category of
"Projects other than Quilts"...

Our dear Laurie found this one while
visiting her family in Minnesota....

(101 sewing projects)

And yes they only take one yard!

Can you say "Birthday or Christmas Gifts"?