Step Back in Time

Paula Barnes and Mary Ellen Robison of Red Crinoline Quilts have combined forces to bring you 13 vintage inspired quilts.

Using scrappy backgrounds in this quilt adds such depth and dimension!

Alternating light and dark baskets on alternate backgrounds – a great way to use up scraps!

The dark striped border brings the darks and lights in the center of the quilt to life.

Martingale - Step Back in Time (Print version + eBook bundle)

Alternating light and dark baskets on alternate backgrounds – a great way to use up scraps!

Alternating dark sashings in one direction and lights in the other give a very modern twist to these quarter square triangles!

Each quilt is companioned with a true story from the 1800’s. With over 70 photos, this book is truly a quilter’s delight.

Woven in Faith

This newest quilt pattern by Wing and a Prayer Design is arriving later this month. This double quilt makes quite a statement!

The wording comes on a 36 inch wide panel on a 15 yard bolt.


The Tapestry Collection by Timeless Treasures provides the perfect companions for this great quilt.

You may already have ordered this collection for the Tapestry Block of the Month quilt.

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What a great collection – basics with style!

A Classic Revisited

The Creative Grids Double Strip 90 ruler was the most requested ruler at Road to California.

Two ninety degree angles are attached to the top of a 2-1/2″ ruler. The negative space between the two rulers is the same size as the triangles so you effectively cut three triangles every time you move the ruler. Sew two 2-1/2″ strips or two 1-1/2″ and a 2-1/2″ strip together to create a strip set that measures 4 1/2″. Place the ruler over the strip set, lining up the bottom and nubbed top with the top and bottom of the strip set. It is that easy to cut three triangles!

Kathy Brown brought this ruler to life with her book Strip Smart Quilts II.

V and Company also used it to make this darling quilt:

There are also some creative Cut Loose Press patterns that support it:

This ruler makes for a fun class. Have everyone sew together strip sets and play with the placement to see all of the possibilities. The ruler sold out quickly but should be back in stock very soon so order what you need now!

Jo Morton – Full Size

We just got the info on Jo Morton’s new book this week. It isn’t due to arrive until the beginning of June but order it now so you don’t forget!

If the cover is any indication, you will love it! This is what the publishers say:

Elegant, timeless, traditional, and beautiful–that’s the magic Jo Morton brings to the quilts she creates. This latest collection of patterns captures Jo working in a larger scale, with quilts for displaying, draping, and cuddling too. Find fresh twists on quilt-block favorites, from Wild Goose Chase and Kansas Troubles to the humble Nine Patch. Packed with smart tips for choosing fabrics, piecing by hand, pressing for success, sewing triangles, and much more, quilters will love visiting Jo’s captivating world, where vintage is always in style.

I can’t wait to see what’s inside!

Poppie Cotton will make you Smile

Right now there is a windchill of 22 below in Ohio and it seems like winter will never end! Then I looked at this Prairie Sisters collection by Lori Woods and believe that Spring is right around the corner. And what an amazing early Spring it will be when these arrive in February!

Whether you choose the grays, pinks, or both – your customers will love the soft colors in the dots, checks, and prints!

The fat quarter packs are divided into three different colorways. Your customers won’t be able to choose – I know I can’t!

 

Just look at this detail:

She has darling patterns that showcase the fabrics as well:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out the entire collection of fabrics and patterns on our website: Poppie Cotton