Thanks for the Memories – Open House in Pictures – Part Three

The vendors went above and beyond to make our customers feel welcome.  They are the heart of the event…

Kathleen and Pat are the ladies behind the scenes that make Cut Loose Press a reality…

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Terry – the creator of Terial Magic shared all of the uses for this “super starch” that totally washes out – amazing….

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Debra from Zebra Patterns shared many of her block of the month programs – as well as the new shop program, Post Card Party….

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Janet Lutz – the shop owner who developed and launched the Row by Row Experience – single-handedly made shops profitable this summer…

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Jessi from Lumi shared her sun activated dyes – the first dyes that are truly user friendly….

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I spent way too much time in the Mettler booth talking to Phil Newton – who is an expert on thread….

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Susan Cleveland of Pieces be with You accents her pieces with exquisite piping and shared the technique with our customers….

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Lanette Edens demonstrated a host of notions as well as the Gypsy Quilter products….

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Diane and Dotti of Graphic Impressions hosted a Toy Shop for those impulse sales at the register…

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Deborah and Adam of Plum Easy shared their pin cushion and hot pad patterns that are always int he top 20, along with walnut shells….

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Stephanie Prescott of Quilter’s Dream has an amazing sense of color – and it shines through in her fabrics and patterns….

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Everything is bigger in Texas – except Kay Whitt of Serendipity!  This diminuative lady has a dramatic sense of style and showed shop owners how to incorporate garment sewing into their business…

 

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F & W Media shared the details of a new magazine program geared for shops….

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Learning opportunities were everywhere!

Color meets Style for All Generations!

Stephanie Prescott of Quilter’s Dream is quickly becoming one of my favorite designers.  She has that rare ability to create quilts that appeal to everyone – traditional and modern quilters unite!

The stars float and the pattern includes fabric requirements for all sizes from baby to king.  All you need is a ruler with 30 and 60 degree angles. Her favorite?  The CGRT60 of course!

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Zzyzx Road is very graphic and is easy to piece with the CGRT12560.  This 12 1/2″ version of our most popular 60 degree ruler is just the ticket for these larger triangles.  They can be cut with the 8 1/2″ size, but it is really close.  Sometimes bigger IS better!

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Social Climber features the Perfect Rectangle – CGRTMT3.  This one reminds me of the Jacob’s Ladder that we played with as children.

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Same ruler, totally different look…..

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Visit our website to see all of her patterns:  //www.checkerdist.com/products/search?f_cat1=33815&page=1&limit=100&sort=score&f_v=Q505

But don’t you love her sense of color????  And, since she designs batiks for Fresh Water Designs, you can incorporate her colors into your quilts!  Check out her new collection – Funny Papers!

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This collection is available in ten and fifteen yard case assortments or by the bolt!  Check out her fabrics on our website:  //www.checkerdist.com/products/search?f_d=33695&page=1&limit=100&sort=score&f_v=F857

You’ll be glad you did!!!!