Super Cute Paper Piecing by Charise Randell is full of charming little projects that provide instant gratification. These little bits of paper-piecing are the perfect foundation for totes, bags, pouches, pillows, and even a small quilt.
In this case, the projects are so cute, you don’t need any commentary from me:
What a great way to add paper-piecing to your skill set! And, if you already paper-piece, this book is a no-brainer!
These are designed as door banners but are great anywhere in your house! I love everything that Stacy West of Buttermilk Basin designs – and with this series, she has outdone herself.
I enlarged one of the patterns so that you can see the details that make each hexie banner so charming.
There are twelve in the series – one for each month – but many can stand alone. May, for instance, spells out SEW; June spells out HOME; and August spells FARM. These are perfect stand alone banners that would be great gifts.
These banners measure 9″ x 23 1/2″ and would be great kitted in the Henry Glass wool line by Stacy herself! These have been so popular that they sell out quickly but a new order is due to arrive this week so order NOW!
This jelly roll rug uses forty-two 2 1/2″ strips to make a 30″ x 44″ area rug.
The pattern isn’t coming in until later this month so I don’t know exactly how it is made but the back of the pattern says you need 100% cotton batting, jean needles, 1200 yards of thread and a sewing machine that will sew a 5mm zigzag stitch.
Remember when these were in every room – and in front of every door – in your house? This pattern is already in the top 20 and it hasn’t even arrived yet. I can see this being a huge hit with all of those ladies that sold the country out of clothesline when they were making baskets! What a great possibility for a great and unusual class!
Need demos for that holiday open house? We’ve got you covered. There are excellent Cut Loose Press™ patterns that feature Creative Grids® rulers that will have your customers making multiples for gifts as well.
Capiz Lanterns looks like a modern version of our favorite tree ornament. It is oh so simple to make with the Oval Always tool by Karla Alexander.
Deb Heatherly creates these ornaments with the 4″ version of the Log Cabin Curvy tool.
And just look at the variety of trees….
Jean Ann created this tree by combining the 8″ log cabin trim tool with the curvy version of the same size.
These trees were all made with a 30-degree angle.
Karla Alexander’s Crazy Christmas Trees has been in the top 10 patterns since its release!
This snowman table runner is a great choice for the entire winter!
Best news? Everything is in stock and ready for your holiday events!
I love this! In fact, I love this so much that I am teaching it this weekend!
This is a Karla Alexander design – and is SO her! A little wacky, a little wonky, and a whole lot of fun! This combines every aspect of a great pattern:
It looks hard but is so easy and so forgiving – anyone can do it!
It takes just eight 10 inch squares and eight 11″ x 14″ rectangles of background so it is easy to kit.
It makes a great demo.
AND, it is a Cut Loose Press™ pattern so it is affordable. Crazy Christmas Trees #CLPKAL009
It uses her ruler. Creative Grids® Spider Web Quilt Ruler #CGRKA6
Saturday I am making this in Fall colors – but kitting it for Christmas as well. After all, who can stop at just one! An added bonus? This runner is 17 1/2″ x 40 1/2″ so if I make four of these, I have a great throw!
These newest additions to the Fabric Confetti table runner line are just darling!
They remind me of the counted cross stitch samplers that were so popular years ago. Who would have thought now you can make them in a matter of minutes! They all require a hoop with an embroidery field of at least 5 3/4 x 10″.
Visit our website to see the entire collection. What great hostess gifts!
When a book is already in the top 100 – and isn’t due to be released until August, I take notice….and so should you!
Sherri Falls of This and That has created 20 table runners showcasing a variety of techniques.
This book would be a great basis of a series of classes. Kit and create a table runner each month and demonstrate the featured techniques. Order it now so you will receive the first shipment. This one is already a hit – and less than $20, it is a bargain!
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings is releasing a line of “snow” patterns next month – just in time for your Christmas in July events!
The vintage cars remind me of Christmases past.
And who could resist these guys! They are just full of personality!
Most of the patterns take only a few evenings so there is plenty of time for your customers to make them for everyone on their Christmas list! Check out all of the Primitive Gatheringspatterns and set up a display. Don’t forget the pearl cottons and wools!
This is short and sweet! Kim Diehl is one of my favorite designers – but I am not alone! Her newest book is not due out until October – but it is already in the top 20! Now THAT is a super star!
If you want this book – without having to wait for the second printing – order it now so our buyers can place their initial order! I can’t show you anything inside except to say that there are 19 projects based on Kim’ favorite season. Decorating ideas and recipes are included!