Documenting your Quilts

Quilts are a labor of love.  Whether you are creating them for your personal use or giving them as a gift, they should be labeled.  Include your name, city and date along with any other information that future generations or the receiver might enjoy.


Item #141375  Retail $12.99

Quilt Labels 2 for All Occasions is the perfect gift for any quilter.  It contains 65 labels in two formats.  You can either use the iron-on transfers or trace them directly onto fabric.  All of the images are line drawings which can be colored with permanent pigma pens.  Instructions for coloring are included as well.


These brush pigma pens are perfect for coloring.  They write like a pen but color like a paint brush.


Item #38062  Retail $23.19

Use a number 8 black pigma pen(Item #XSDK0849) to trace them.

This second edition will be available any day.  If you can’t wait, order the first book that features iron on transfers.


Item #141330  Retail $9.95

Choose and prepare a label when you are preparing your binding.  Then two raw edges of the label can be sewn in when the binding is attached.

Use the Press Perfect Hot Hemmer to turn the other two sides.


Item #7806CV  Retail $17.95

Why not combine a set of pens with the books for a perfect Christmas combo???

Cute Critters any Child will Love

Taylor Made Designs has released a new book – Sew Cute Critters – that will make you smile.  These twelve designs feature the family pet as well as your favorite zoo animals.

Whether they are near-sighted or far-sighted, the glasses add personality and a touch of whimsy to her darling caricatures.


Item #TMB177  Retail $15.00

You can feature all of them in a quilt or pick and choose your favorites.  Feature one design on a bag, T-shirt, or stretch it on a canvas for a fast, easy, fusible project.  Any child would love to get to know these characters!


Why not display the book with bundles of bright, cheerful fat quarters?  It would be an awesome combination – and the perfect gift idea for anyone who has littles in their life!

Last minute Christmas gifts and decorations

Everyone loves snowmen because you don’t have to take them down with the Christmas tree.  And, lets face it, when that tree comes down, the house just looses some of its magic!

This latest pattern by Need’l Love will be arriving this week – and is the cutest pattern I have seen in a long time.


Item #LP1  Retail $5.00

Bundle this pattern with some buttons packets for eyes and orange wool for the carrot noses.  And, since the pattern is only $5.00, there is room in the budget for a collection of seasonal fat quarters to get them started!

These Winter Mug Rugs are embroidered in the hoop and make great Christmas presents.  Combine them with a coffee mug and a collection of teas and coffees to create a gift basket that begins and ends with love…


Item #ASD198  Retail $15.00

For those of you who would still like to make some personal ornaments, this pattern includes an even dozen!  They work up so quickly in blue work and are so portable they can travel with you!


Item #BBD699  Retail $10.00

Invited to any weddings this winter?  Why not make the bridal couple a tree skirt or stockings?

These stockings use the LILTWISTER and can be pieced very quickly.  Your customers probably have the tool, but if not, we have more arriving any day…


Item #NM-130  Retail $9.00

This tree skirt can be made in an afternoon with the Creative Grids 30 degree ruler


Item #SGD029  Retail $10.00

All of these are easy to kit as well, and would make great gifts for the quilter in your life.

Take 5 just in time for Christmas

Kathy Brown’s latest Take 5 book is out just in time for Christmas.  this one includes a bit of a twist.  In this case, all 15 projects require five fat quarters and one other fabric to create stunning, quick quilts.  Most can be made in an afternoon because Kathy doesn’t do complicated!


Item #B1251T Retail $24.99

The additional fabric is not always a background.  In this case the red fabric coordinates with five fat quarters to create a lively rail fence type quilt.


This quilt uses black to create crosses in the middle of the pinwheels constructed out of the fat quarters….


This quilt has the illusion of Attic Windows blocks – without all of the work!


In this case, a focal fabric that looks like it was plucked straight from the sky is bordered by coordinates that showcase the design beautifully…



You don’t have to wait for the movie for your, in this case, five shades of grey….

Bundle the book with five fat quarters for a great Christmas gift idea.  And for those who never experienced the original – and it’s sequel…


Item #B976T  Retail $22.99


Item #B1126T  Retail $24.99

Walking in a Quilter’s Winter Wonderland

Here Comes Winter is the latest book by Jeanne Large and Shelly Wicks – and if you are fans of their previous books, you won’t be disappointed!


Item #B1238T  Retail $26.99

The latest addition is chock full of all types of projects from pillows to lap quilts – and they all have one thing in common.  Each project was inspired by Saskatchewan’s winter wonderland.

All of these projects could still be done by Christmas….or choose a winter project such as this one which can be displayed the entire season…(dog not included).


Who wouldn’t love a set of these pillows – or spoil yourself for a change, and make them for you!


Make a banner or table topper in an afternoon..


Rickrack adds a whimsical touch to the borders of this simple pieced quilt.  Mittens add that awe factor we all love….


Bundle this with some Christmas fabrics for a darling gift.  Or include some wool bundles for the appliques.  What quilter could resist???