Saturday, April 29, 2017

Snowfall in April

Yes, it's April and the flowering trees are showing their stuff.  This is a dogwood that we planted last summer when it had a few green leaves.  We were pleasantly surprised to see the pink blossoms emerge.  I'm hoping that the sparseness on the bottom is just because it's a brand new tree and it will eventually fill out.  So, the snowfall we are mentioning isn't white stuff from the sky - but Snowfall - from Moda Fabrics!
These are some of the prints.....
 And these are some of the yummy wovens.  If you aren't familiar with our wovens - they are not flannel.  They are not brushed cottons, but they are silky, thin, lovely stripes and plaids that work beautifully with the prints. We love them.  These mini Fat Quarter bundles are listed in our Etsy shop.
We have some limited supplies of a couple kits - this is the Snow Goose quilt kit designed by Miss Rosie's Quilt Company.
This is Lake Effect and it comes with all the fabric, pattern, acrylic templates, and 700+ paper templates.

If you hadn't heard, Polly and I were in France! We had a few travel hiccups, but we had a great time.  A few days in Paris, then on to Nantes for the Pour l'amour du Fil show put on by Quiltmania.  Everyone involved with Quiltmania are such pro's and the show was wonderful.
Here is Polly in our booth giving a rug hooking lesson to Lynette Anderson.

Our last night in Nantes, we had dinner at La Cigale. We had been there before, but made a real effort to get back. It is one of the loveliest restaurants we have ever seen - and the food is pretty special too.  The Beaux Arts decor has to be seen to be believed.

While travel is exhilarating, it's nice to be home and back in the quilty groove.  



Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Winners of The Blue and White Book Raffle!

We have heard that the books are on their way from the warehouse to here, and other book loving places.  If you have purchased a Pre-Order - you were entered into a raffle for a quilt or a hooked rug.  Well, the winner of the quilt is....

Leslie Bergeson

The winner of the hooked rug is....

Joan Strauss

 Leslie and Joan - your book and your quilt or rug will ship this weekend.  Congratulations!  Thank you all for having faith in what we do here.  We are grateful.

And for all of you who may be in south Florida on Monday....

Polly and I will be showing photos of the book, real rugs and quilts in person - and we will be book signing.  To RSVP, call Miromar Design Center at 239-390-5111or go online to

Hope to see you there!



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