And so it begins…Row by Row Experience

When five out of the top 16 patterns support the Row by Row Experience, you know the biggest event on the quilting calendar is about to begin!  This phenomenon has taken the continent by storm with over 2,600 shops participating.  Janet Lutz is the brainchild behind this program and deserves a place in the Quilter’s Hall of Fame – what a creative genius!

Bobbin the Robin

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Item #ZP30004  Retail $9.00

This darling pin cushion has become the mascot for the program – and provides the perfect opportunity for a photo op.  Add your own touch of whimsy to showcase the personality of your store.  Sell wool? Feature embroidery? Love beading? Show it off!

Sealed with a Stitch has created hree different patterns that showcase the license plates that can be collected at participating shops.  This bag features four license plates – or cut favorite fabrics to that size to make this bag your own.

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Item #SWAS-P19  Retail $12.00

This wristlet pattern is available as a “hoop” project or make it with traditional methods.  Whichever you choose, the results are irresistible!

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Item #SWAS-P18  Retail $12.00

Or make this version completely in the hoop – a perfect demo for a sewing machine shop.

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Item #SWAS-T41  Retail $15.00

Display your license plate collection in this Cut Loose Press pattern that may also feature your favorite rows.

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Due to the incredible demand, not all of these patterns are in stock – but huge orders are due in again this week!  Please do our buyers a favor and order now so they can predict the demand.  Your customers will thank you for it.

 

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!

Raw Edge Applique Creates Memories

Debra Gabel of Zebra Patterns creates beautiful quilts using her unique raw edge applique technique.  All of her patterns reverse the images and make all of these projects simple and easy.

These 12 block patterns are perfect block of the month programs.  The patterns are available individually or in sets.

Lighthouses

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Item #ZP44015  Retail $89.00

Butterflies

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Item #ZP60015  Retail $89.00

Birds

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Item #ZP50015  Retail $89.00

In the Beginning

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Item #ZP70015  Retail $89.00

Holiday Houses

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Item #ZP90015  Retail $119.00

Why not create a colorful child’s quilt using the same technique? Animals from A to Z…

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Item #ZP99003  Retail $18.00

Or farm animals may be just your cup of tea…

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Item #ZP99004  Retail $18.00

Or create a lasting memory of a trip of a lifetime…

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Item #ZP81999  Retail $12.00

Come visit with Debra at the Checker Open House.  She can suggest which patterns are perfect to introduce her techniques to your customers – and how to begin a block of the month program…