Easter Sale

Saturday, March 30, 2013
Hi Everyone,

Here is a coupon code for 20% off in the shop it is good until Tomorrow 3/31/13 at Midnight Eastern


Friday Fun Day

Friday, March 29, 2013
Hi Everyone,

I have to go to the Tax accountant today... yak! Oh well afterwards we are taking the kids to Monterey for the beach and dinner... so that will make up for it.

Today we are sponsoring a giveaway at From the Blue Chair Kati is giving away her favorite things. There are 4 prizes, and lots of stuff.

We are giving away a fat quarter bundle of Art Gallery Solids. Here are the colors that Kati chose:

So head on over and see if you can win some goodies!

Have a super weekend!

Palette Builder Winner...and bundles

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Hi Everyone,

It was a landslide and this is the color palette you picked (all of these are available to order in the Half Yard and Fat Quarter sections of the shop):

Junebug (I decided to name it after the winner)


Here are the other three in order of how you voted:

Gummy Bears:



Happy Monday

Monday, March 25, 2013
Hi Everyone,

It has been a long time since I have done a happy Monday post. Here is another new collection that just came in:

Spring House

I have a quilt made with this I just have to get the borders on and get it all quilted. I was waiting for the yardage to come in.

Today is the last day for the 10% off coupon SPRING10 it is good until Midnight Eastern Time.

I had family and stuff all weekend so no sewing for me.

Tell me about your sewing adventures so I can live vicariously through you :)

Talk soon!

Here are the contenders.... voting time.

Saturday, March 23, 2013
Hi Everyone,

Here are our 4 contenders. I am so thankful that I didn't have to pick because honestly that bunch of palettes is really gorgeous! I love all of the humorous photos. I love all of the travel photos. I have decided that I am going to feature a new bunch every week for a month or so on Wednesday and let you guys pick which ones you want me to make bundles out of... so much fun! You can vote in the poll on the right side of the blog until Tuesday at midnight --->

Palette #1

Tropical Sunset Vireya Palette

Palette #2

Palette #3

Palette #4
Palette for The Intrepid Thread

Let the voting begin!

2wenty-Thr3e is here...

Friday, March 22, 2013
Hi Everyone,

I will post the Palettes tonight but in the mean time here is another collection that came in:


I love the coral pinks and Mustard in this one.

We also got a bunch of Comma pre-cuts...

Here is a coupon code for 10% off until Midnight Eastern on Monday:  SPRING10

See ya later tonight :)

Yep, there is more....

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Hi Everyone,

Did I mention that we have 18 collections coming this month? Sorry if it feels like I am spamming fabric pictures... Here is what came yesterday...

I am Ninja

Punch Garden Flannel

Remix Ovals

We picked the first palette yesterday but it will be revealed with the other three on Friday evening. Each of my assistants work on different days so we are picking one each day until Friday.

Super Fun Tutorial... and Type is back

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Hi Everyone,

You know me.... I am the bag lady. I love a good bag pattern. Kati From The Blue Chair has a super fun tutorial series going this week to make this adorable messenger bag:

You should go check it out if you haven't seen it yet.

Type is back in stock... I am so happy because I need some of those blue typwriter keys...

Have a super Tuesday!


Friday Fun Day... and giveaway contest

Friday, March 15, 2013
Hi Everyone,

I am bored with picking giveaway stuff this week. So I am going to make you work for it... Besides this will be fun. I promise.

First I wanted to show you Stitch:

Isn't it pretty??

For the giveaway this week we are going to have a little contest. Here are the rules:

1. Go to Play-Crafts and make a palette from a favorite photo. Make sure that the colors in the palette are colors you would actually like to have in your stash. Please make sure you have at least 5 colors in your palette. Something like this:

2. Upload the picture of the palette to our Flickr Group by Tuesday of next week  (3/19/13)

That is all  you have to do. Then I will have each of my employees pick their favorite from the palettes (see how I get out of having you all be mad at me?) and we will build fabric bundles based on those palettes. Then next Friday I will show pictures of the bundles and you all will get to vote on your favorite. Whoever get's the most votes will win a fat quarter bundle of their palette. We will also post the bundles for sale and 4 of you get bragging rights.

Go... have fun! Can't wait to see them.

This weekend is....

Thursday, March 14, 2013
1. International Quilt Day (Saturday)
2. Our Shop's Second Anniversary (Sunday)
3. St. Patrick's Day

So obviously we need to have a party.

Here is a treat for you from The Quilt Show... they are allowing Free Access to over 140 of their shows this weekend Friday through Sunday. They are having a contest to win prizes as well so check it out.

Here is a treat from us: Now through Saturday at Midnight Eastern Time you can use this coupon code for 15% off your order: ANNIVERSARY2

If you are coming in to the shop just write the coupon code on a piece of paper and hand it to us at check out.

Think I will make a custom bundle from this Play-Crafts Palette:


Talk soon!

Textures, Urban Mod, Woodland Pals, London Calling...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Oops the title got a little long... too much fabric coming in.... nah!

I can't wait until Friday. It is our open sew day at the shop and I am gonna whip out that machine and go to town... I have the itch to sew! Maybe I can break into one of these....

Urban Mod


Woodland Pals

London Calling

Everyday Favorites

So much yummy goodness!

A winner

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Let's see who won this:

Mr. Random said:

And number 80 is:

tlcala4me said...
Always love the bundles you put together!

Comma, Geekly Chic, Folk Tale and a Giveaway

Friday, March 8, 2013
Hi Everyone,

Thanks to you all for the get well wishes. They are greatly appreciated. I am feeling a bit better today.

So busy here with all of the new fabric in. We also have the two new collections from Art Gallery coming today. Textures by Angela Walters and Urban Mod.

Comma is here

Geekly Chic is here

And Folk Tale

We are over at Maureen's for the giveaway today... a little Geekly Chic

Head on over and see if you can win some.

Random Tidbits....

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Hi Everyone,

I have been extra quiet the last few days. Unfortunately, I am a bit under the weather. I think I burned the candle at both ends a little longer than I should have. In any case.... I haven't been laying around over here. Here are a few things that I have been up to.

Made this bundle Twilight Whispers in Fat Quarters and Half Yards

Made Anna's Divided Basket from Bekko and a little Luxe in Bloom

I also finished a quilt... well it needs binding so I will show it when it is all done :)

As I said I am under the weather and still have a ton of orders to get out from the weekend so if it takes me a little longer to answer emails I am very sorry. I am pretty much running on 2 cylinders right now.

Extending the sale

Friday, March 1, 2013
I have decided to extend the 15% off sale through the weekend so ... use this code for 15% off through Sunday at Midnight Eastern time GOLUCKY15

In love with hearts...

I have to admit that, until recently, I have never been all that enamored of hearts as a motif on a quilt. I had a lovely customer in this week that had made a super neat little heart quilt and it got me thinking about all of the heart quilts that I have been favoriting on Flickr this Valentine season. So here are a few that I love... you might sense a theme here... I think the last one wasn't supposed to be a heart ... but that is what I see....

1. Love remains - Pixelated heart - Quilt top finished, 2. Patchwork Heart Mini, 3. IMG_9020 (c), 4. Pixelated Heart Quilt, 5. Heart Quilt, 6. pixelated heart pillow, 7. Pixelated Heart, 8. Cross stitch Hearts., 9. T-Fantasy Flamingos

What are the themes in your Flickr faves lately?


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