New from Crabapple Hill

Hand embroidery and English Paper-Piecing are the perfect marriage – handwork at its best! Now Meg Hawkey of Crabapple Hill has designed two projects around these two favorites!

The Mystery of Enchanted Hollow is a 9 month Block of the Month series. It start off with the pattern for your first stitchery, directions for English Paper Piecing the stitchery “frames”, and instructions for a pieced mystery block or 2. The quilt assembly pattern will be included with the final stitched block, when the mystery will be solved! The quilt measures 64 1/2″ x 76 1/2″.

The Mystery of Enchanted Hollow 1 Black Cat


Then there is Winter Garden…in Meg’s words….

There’s nothing as full of hope for the future than a garden waiting beneath the snow. It’s time for seed catalogs and pages full of plans for Spring! This contains a tiny bit of colored pencil tinting, dainty little embroideries, some English Paper Piecing, and a bit of easy piecing. You’ll have so much fun stitching the fir boughs!

Winter Garden

The detail of the embroidery and the soft colors in the English Paper-Pieced frames are so stunning, I had to show you a sample that highlights the details.

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And then there is Daffodil Parade – her newest installment in the Vintage Truck pattern series. March’s flower is the daffodil. This 15-1/2” x 30-1/2” wallhanging doesn’t only have daffodils on the embroidered design… the pieced star blocks look like daffodils too!

Daffodil Parade

All of these patterns are due to arrive this month so place your orders now!


Diamond Dotz

These painting kits by Camelot Fabrics include everything you need to create your own work of art. This is a new experience for me so I have already pre-ordered three to do with my grandchildren!

The Child Dotz Box 11in x 11in

Each kit contains:
– 1 piece of high-quality color printed fabric
– DIAMOND DOTZ® pre-sorted by shade
– 1 piece each DIAMOND DOTZ® Craft Tray, Stylus, Soft Grip & Wax

There are 65 different designs to choose from. Here are some of the most popular:

Spiderman Dotz Box 11in x 11in

Daffy Duck Diamond Painting Kit 12.6in x 12.6in
Hogwarts Crest Diamond Painting Kit 20.4in x 27.5in
Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon Diamond Painting Kit 20.5in x 26.4in

Visit our website to see the entire collection. They are due to arrive at the end of March so order them now!

Tabletastic 2

This follow up to the best selling Tabletastic by Doug Leko won’t be released until May so I can’t share too much. But I know many of you have developed a table runner of the month class based on the original book – and wanted to let you know that you can continue those classes with projects from the sequel!

Tabletastic 2!

The book features 20 new Table Runners and Toppers patterns. Most are designed around pre-cuts so they are easy to kit as well. The book is full color and 100 pages! It comes with a metal spiral binding, so it will lay nice and flat while you use it.

If you missed the original, order it now!

Tabletastic
Tabletastic

The original is in stock now. The new edition will be available in May!

The Gnomes Have It!

Gnomes are not just for Christmas any more! JoAnn Hoffman has created a gorgeous new bench pillow and/or table runner pattern – Gnome is where you park it. Don’t you just love the name???

And look at that detail! Don’t you want to join them around that fire?

This is the second in a series. The first – Gnome for the Holidays – was so successful that JoAnn couldn’t resist expanding on their adventures!

The newest pattern is due to arrive next month – as well as additional inventory on the original – so order yours now! What a great machine applique class!

The New Cutting Gizmo

The new and improved Gyspy Quilter® Chain-PIece Thread Cutting Gizmo is now in stock! The new look incorporates replacement blades in the base.

Chain Piece Thread Cutting Gizmo


I can’t improve on the product description so here you go:

Reduce thread cutting time with the Gypsy Quilter® Chain-Piece Cutting Gizmo. It is the extra hand you need to help separate chain-pieced units when quilting. To safely cut the threads between the chain-pieced units, simply hold the fabric pieces with both hands and slip the thread into the slot on the top of the Chain-Piece Cutting Gizmo. The embedded razor blade cuts the thread quickly, easily, and safely. The non-slip bottom ensures that it will stay in place when in use. Five replacement blades and the magnetic tool needed for blade changes are stored in the base. See a video here //youtu.be/-_KRaIj3kqc

New from Marlous Designs

I LOVE this quilt! I was just asked to make quilts for two gals in their early 30’s and this is perfect!

12 Carat

I love the off-set diamonds and the tone-on-tone diamonds. It could be the perfect choice for a wedding or graduation gift as well. The pattern includes yardage requirements and instructions for three sizes: lap, twin, and queen. The diamonds are created with the Creative Grids® Perfect Rectangle Tool #CGRTMT3.

Creative Grids Perfect Rectangle Ruler 9-1/2in Quilt Ruler

Mountain Gems is another asymmetrical design that packs a lot of punch and also includes three sizes.

Mountain Gems

Both patterns will be available in March so place your orders now!

Mini Embroidery Designs

Kathy Schmitz is one talented lady – and her newest book “tine Treasures’ showcases her talents to the max! The book contains 72 miniature embroidery designs. At only 1 1/2″ wide they are perfect for 1″ hexies! A pattern for a 16″ x 20” framed piece, using 65 of the designs, is also included in the book. A full color thread guide and embroidery stitch guide are included.

Tiny Treasures
Tiny Treasures

How fun would it be to stitch one of these a day as a sew along with friends – and then have a challenge for the most creative way to incorporate them into a project??? Start planning now because the book will be available next month!

The Joy of Creativity

The perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, Easter or Mother’s Day!

White, embossed stripes add chic texture against the white cover, accented by shiny gold lettering and double spiral binding. The dot grid pages are ideal for journaling, sketching, to-do lists, and more! Kimberbell’s Experience the Joy Bullet Journal #KDMR123 is the classy way to track your day, your dreams, and your inspiration.

Experience The Joy Bullet Journal

I ordered one – and as soon as it arrived, ordered more! The quality is THAT good and the price is right. It is one of those gifts that are great to have on hand for every occasion!

New by Aunties Two

I love everything by Aunties Two. She is one of those designers whose patterns are instantly recognizable. These are her new releases:

Make all or one – these oval baskets will add a touch of charm to any room!

Covered Oval Crates

These boxes also come in three sizes.

Boxing It Up

As well as these covered round crates…

Covered Round Crates

Pressed Felt from Bosal would work beautifully in any of these patterns and is now available in pre-packaged yardage.

Pressed Grey Felt 36in x 50in

The wool felt is in stock now. The patterns are arriving the middle of next month.

A Fitted Mask

This mask pattern from Cut Loose Press™ #CLKAL013 includes three sizes: small for a child or petite adult; medium for most women; and large for most men and will even accommodate their beard.

The Cover Up!

The angled nose and chin pieces are cut with the Creative Grids® Spider Web Quilt Ruler #CGRKA6 to ensure a form fit. And wait until you see how she sews the pleat – pure genius! Pattern includes instructions on how to add an additional filter and a mask bar. Be sure to visit the Checker YouTube channel and watch the video before you start.

Many of you already have the Creative Grids® Spiderweb Quilt Ruler since Karla Alexander used it in the Cut Loose Press™ Crazy Christmas Tree, Crazy Hearts, and Coffee Break patterns.

Creative Grids Spider Web Quilt Ruler

Add an optional mask bar from The Gypsy Quilter.

The Gypsy Quilter Mask Bar 100ct

And, the adjustable elastics also from The Gypsy Quilter come in a variety of colors – and ensure a perfect fit.

Drawstring Mask Elastic Black 60ct

Let’s face it – pun intended – masks are going to be a part of life for a long time so find the best fit for your family and friends!