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Friday, December 8, 2017

Second Saturday Sampler session 10


For this block you will use:

6) white 4" squares
2) white 3 1/2" squares
3) green 4" squares
2) green 3 1/2" squares
3) pink 4" squares

 
Draw a diagonal line on the back of all six of the white (4”) squares.

Place the three green squares, right sides together and outside edges aligned, with three of the 4” white squares.  Do the same with the 4" pink squares.  Sew ¼ inch on each side of the drawn lines.  Cut apart on the line.  Square to 3½ inches and press toward the print.

Use the photo at top to assemble and sew the block.




Becky found an idea on pinterest the other day that she fell in love with.  Since we have a couple of daughters that needed a place to hang their Christmas stockings they all got together for a little Mother/Daughter craft day and each re created the pinterest idea as well as several other crafts.  They had a great time.  Following is a photo of the project all ready and waiting to hang the Christmas stockings on.


It's amazing what you can create with a little time and some leftover framing materials!



They each created a set of these fun holiday throw pillows as well.  I think a good time was had by all.

Hope you have a wonderful holiday season.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

November Mystery quilt and more savings

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. 

Becky has created another cute mystery quilt.  Here is a photo for your reference.

The mystery quilt for December will be moved up a week to December 19th.  We will be using a "Snowfall wovens" layer cake from Moda. 

We have a limited number of layer cakes so don't wait too long to call and sign up for yours.


All kits and pre cuts will be on sale through Saturday for 20% off.

Finally - don't forget this Friday is the first Friday in December.  That means you can get fabric for only $5.55 per yard. 
Buy 5 yards or more and pay only $5.00 per yard.    

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Small Business Saturday November 25.





















Saturday, November 25 is small business Saturday.  

We are so grateful for your support throughout the year. 
To show our appreciation we are offering 25% off all fabric, notions, patterns and kits on Saturday.  (Discount does not apply to mystery quilts and block party.) 
That means select fat quarters are only 75 cents on Saturday while they last.

 We  will also offer 15% off of custom frame orders placed that day. 

What a great way to save as you prepare for the upcoming holidays.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!


Friday, November 10, 2017

Second Saturday Sampler session 9



















This little birdie is different from most of the other blocks but isn't it cute? 

Cutting:
White:
1) 3½ x 10½
1) 1½ x 10½
2) 1½ x 12½
3)3 inch squares
4) 2½ inch squares
2) 2½ x 4¾  
1) 1 x 2½

Green:
4) 2½ inch squares of  greens
3) 3 inch squares of greens

Brown:
2) 3 inch squares
1) 2½ inch square
2) 1 x 2½ inch for legs

Sewing:
Use the 3 inch squares to create half square triangles in the following combinations:
1) Green/brown (you will use only one of the half squares)
1) brown/white (use only one of the half squares)
2) green/white

Square the half square triangles to measure 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches if needed.
Assemble the components as diagrammed to complete the bird block.  



Thursday, November 2, 2017

Now it's November!

Halloween is behind us and we are all looking forward to the Holidays.  Becky has been working on a fun wool project designed by Lisa at Primitive Gatherings.

It is all handwork so you can cozy up with your favorite movie, turn up the furnace and stitch away.

We have kits available.  If you hurry in you can have it finished in time to enjoy for the holiday season.

Remember - Tomorrow is Five Fifty Five First Friday.  
We have shelves loaded and ready for you to clear out for only $5.55 per yard.  


 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

October 2017 mystery quilt

Here is a photo of the October mystery quilt for your reference.

Love the way it turned out.  But then it's hard to go wrong when working with beautiful fabric.

We will be working with the Dainty Darlings line for the November mystery quilt.  Don't miss out.  Give us a call to reserve yours.  The phone number is 801-465-9133.