Since Cut Loose Press was released at Fall Market, over 10,000 patterns have been sold! And it is only getting bigger. We are adding new patterns every week – and all I have to say is WOW!!! To see the current selection, visit: http://www.checkerdist.com/products/search?keywords=clp&relatedto=
Here is one of the new patterns – and how it could work for you! Kathy Seal designed Nested Gems. The cover photo shows this quilt done in multiple shades of mocha.
Item #CLPKSE005 Check Website for Pricing
An alternate color way is shown on the back:
Click on this pattern: http://www.checkerdist.com/products/CLPKSE005. Four companions are recommended.
This reasonably priced pattern features the Creative Grids Rhombus. You can’t make the quilt without the template set – which makes a great demo or class.
Item #CGRPA1 Retail $17.45
Since this template needs to be trimmed on all four sides, it is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate one of the turning mats.
Item #01-00059F Retail $35.69
Two of the edges will be cut on the bias so Mary Ellen’s Best Press is in order. Why not use this as an opportunity to share the latest quilter’s perfume: Peaches and Cream? For $3.99, who could resist???
Item #S60133 Retail $3.99
Since these blocks have two bias edges, a bias binding is in order. This laminated sheet shows how to cut it, attach it, and join the ends where they meet!
Item #QPBS Retail $5.99
Now, you COULD stop there and have a great demo and class – but WHY???? The rhombus template set is required – and you have now taught them how to use it! Click on the template set: http://www.checkerdist.com/products/CGRPA1. More patterns and a book appear. They have invested in the technique when they bought the template, so give them the patterns and book to support it! Sweet and Sassy Diamonds is a book written by P.J. Anderson – the woman that designed the template set so you know it is good!
Item #L11274 Retail $27.95
There are 12 patterns in this book including these:
When you make the Maddie Bea throw, you can make a miniature version from the scraps.
Saer-Bear goes together very quickly and is a great backdrop for appliques.
Remembering Julia is an opportunity to teach them how to insert pieced rows in a quilt top. And, sell additional yardage buy teaching them how to make a bed skirt!
Cotton Candy features four-patch diamonds.
There are also several patterns that feature this template, including this tote bag by Eazy Peazy…
Item #EPQ117 Retail $10.00
Or show them these home dec patterns:
Item #EPQ119 Retail $9.00
Item #NBD28 Retail $10.00
Now click on the other companions. A companion to the laminated binding card is the CGRABB1 – a binding ruler that includes all of the cutting instructions right on the ruler. You get the idea!
And, since these patterns are printed on demand, the name of your shop is printed on them! Your customers will know where to come when they are ready for their next project!