I just finished piecing and quilting my first quilt using the Peppered Cottons designed by Pepper Cory from StudioE. It will not be my last! These shot cottons are a superior quality and the colors are luscious! Some I used were prewashed and some were not. Both were soft and almost cuddly. The pattern I […]
I was blessed to have a wonderful lady working in my booth in Pittsburgh, PA the spring of 2014 at Quilt Market. She had not seen the Two Hour Tulip Purse before. Since then she has pretty much gone crazy making them. Here are the ones she made for her friends for Christmas gifts. Each […]
My Visit to the Fabric Warehouse
I was very fortunate to travel this week to the warehouse that houses some of our lines of fabrics (StudioE and A. E. Nathan) as well as other company’s fabrics. I found it very interesting and wanted to share some of the photos I took, as well as explain the process fabric goes through before […]
Two-Hour Tulip “BLING MY BAG” CONTEST Starts Now!
The contest is simple! Make a Two-Hour Tulip purse, any of the 4 sizes is acceptable, and BLING IT OUT! Be as creative as possible. Perhaps you like embroidery; maybe beads are your thing; painting, dying, ribbons, bows, etc. The options are limitless. We have judges to decide who gets the prizes! Could you be […]
Notion Commotion Blog Hop Winner!
Thanks for participating in the Notion Commotion Blog Hop! The winner for our Mini Scrap Grid interfacing is kquilt17. I have emailed to notify them of their name being drawn. I hope you will join us again for a future Blog Hop!
Notion Commotion 10!
Today’s blogger is Annette Ornelas from Southwind Designs. She is blogging about a tool that is very close to my heart, as I am the designer! It is the Bias Binding Simplified Ruler by Creative Grids. Hop on over to Annette’s blog to see what the commotion is all about! http://southwindinspirations.blogspot.com
Notion Commotion 9!
Today’s blogger is Susan Emery. She is the designer for Swirly Girls Designs. Her took to blog about is the Creative Grids Kite Plus Ruler. I actually just used this ruler too in working on a Row by Row Shop Hop quilt. Read all about her notion in her blog post. Just click the link […]
Notion Commotion 8!
Today’s blogger is Laura Blanchard. She is the designer for Plum Tree Quilts. She is blogging about the Red Sew Glasses. Please hop on over to her blog to read what it is all about! Laura’s blog is: http://plumtreequilts.wordpress.com/
Notion Commotion 7!
Celine Perkins of Perkins Dry Goods is our blogger for today. She is reviewing Corner Cutter Tool for Fast Flying Geese which she found at Quilt Market in Pittsburg this spring. The link to her blog is: http://www.perkinsdrygoods.com/blog/
Notion Commotion 6!
Today’s blogger is Brenda Miller of Among Brenda’s Quilts. The tool she is blogging about today is Lumitask Sew lite. Hop on over to her blog to see what all the commotion is about! Brenda’s link to her blog: http://amoungbrendasquilts.com/
Notion Commotion 5
Today’s blogger is Debbie Wendt from Wendt Quilting. She is reviewing a binding tool she found at Spring Market 2014 in Pittsburg. Let’s hop on over to her blog to see what the commotion is about! Link to Debbie’s blog: http://debbiewendt.wordpress.com/
Notion Commotion 4!
Today’s Notion Commotion Blogger is Kate Colleran of Seams Like a Dream. She is reviewing a sewing guide found at Spring Quilt Market 2014 in Pittsburg. Let’s hop on over to her blog to find out what the commotion is about! Click this link to get to Kate’s blog: seamslikeasdream.com/blog
Notion Commotion 3!
Today’s blogger is Joanne from Fat Quarter Gypsy. She is reviewing binding clips she found at Spring Market 2014! Let’s hop on over to her blog to read all about them! Click on the link below: Fat Quarter Gypsy
Notions Commotion Blog Hop! What’s New from Spring Market 2014!
Do you like little things? I love miniature things! Anything that is normally large reproduced in a tiny size just gets me smiling and feeling all warm and fuzzy. (See below for my collection of tiny cooking pots and a chance to win a free panel of the Mini Scrap Grid!) I like to […]
Notion Commotion 1!
Today’s Notion Commotion Blogger is Kris Poor, of Poor House Quilt Designs. Her notion to blog about today is Dritz Soft Grip Tweezers. Let’s hop on over to her blog, to find out what the commotion is about! Click on this link to go to Kris’s blog: Poor House Designs
Embroidered Honeybell Star Quilt
I was visiting with Timmesa at Creative Sewing Machines in Mt. Airy, NC this week and she showed me a quilt she has taught as a mystery class using the Honeybell Stars pattern. She had her students create their embroidery at home before class using the background fabric and specified sizes of embroidery to create […]
Streak ‘o Lightnin’
This quilt was made as a shop sample for The Busy Bea in Chester, VA. They cut their own strips from fabric in the store and used blue as the lightning and yellow as the background. The layout is the same as the pattern with the exception of adding the half-square triangles all the way […]
New Chelsea Fabric from Blank is my fav!
I love this new fabric from Blank! There is every element a quilter loves-large print, medium print and small print, and light value, medium value and dark value to make it interesting. Stay tuned to be able to purchase this pattern. It is being printed by July!!