Dear Jen by Jen Kingwell

Total honesty here – I haven’t seen the book – but I already have it on order and can’t wait to get it next month!

Dear Jen Booklet

For those of us who have made a Dear Jane, this is the next step! The modern look and fabrics drew me in! I have now accumulated a lot of “happy” scraps in bright and interesting prints that would feel perfectly at home in this quilt. And, for shops, what a great block of the month!

The booklet is due to arrive in October so place your orders now!

Dear Jen Booklet
Dear Jen Booklet
Dear Jen Booklet

With four different layouts included, everyone will be able to put their personality into the final project. How fun is that!

Mini Quilts are Hot Part Two

Several of your favorite designers:  Pat Sloan, Carrie Nelson, Brigitte Heitland, Camille Roskelley, Me and My Sister Designs, Sherri McConnell, Sandy Gervais, Edyta Sitar, Lynne Hagmeier, Vanessa Christenson, Anne Sutton, Laurie Simpson, Jen Kingwell, Lisa Bongean, and Betsy Chutchian. contributed to this top-selling book:  Mini Marvels.  All of these designers have such a recognizable style that it is fun to guess who made each quilt – no peeking!

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Once again, the photography showcases these beauties to their best advantage – and makes you want to start cutting up that stash immediately!

Don’t forget!  I know I mentioned this in Part One, but it bares repeating!If you are hanging them on a wall, you may want to consider using Soft and Stable for batting.  They will hang perfectly flat and add that professional touch!  It comes in several packaging options: Project Packs which include four 13 1/2 x 18 1/2 inch pieces (originally meant for place mats but perfect for minis), 1/2 yard cuts; 1 yard cuts; etc.  Why not display these packaged options next to a display of minis???

Creative Grids® has several rulers that may help you along your miniature journey.  They have put together a booklet entitled “Love Mini’s” which shows a wide variety of tools available to create small units. Help your customers find the right tool for their mini projects!   There is also a tri-fold available to help your customers keep track of the Creative Grids® products they already have… or want! Be sure you keep a supply next to your cash register or Creative Grids® display.  Newest rulers are listed in bold on the list – so be sure to replenish new brochures every spring and fall.

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