Perfect Make and Take Classes

Poorhouse Quilt Designs has done it again!  Check out her new pattern featuring round and square picture frames – the perfect Christmas tree ornaments!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have a basket full of old family photos.  Wouldn’t it be fun to re purpose them?  We all have drawers full of team pics from baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball – you get the picture!  Why not make a sports tree this year with all of these pics and write the year and team on the back?

 

They are so simple to make with her instructions and start with pre-cut coasters by Bosal so how hard can they be???

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once they see how easy it is to work with these Bosal pre-cuts, they won’t be able to resist her Sunflower Topper.  The Bosal In-R-Form pack includes 18 leaves – everything you need for the Sunflower just in time for summer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everything is expected in stock this week so plan ahead!

 

 

 

 

 

Camden Bags are Now Even Easier

The Camden Bags and Bowls are top selling patterns by Aunties Two.  With new products on the market, these projects have gotten even easier!  The bottoms are now pre-cut so prepping for a class is a breeze!

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Choose the oval forms for the bags and the round forms for the baskets.  The baskets come in three sizes: small. medium, and large.

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The bags come in two sizes.

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The sides are shaped with pre-cut double sided fusible batting.  And the fabric?  2 1/2″ strips!  Kitting just became a whole lot easier!

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Fast, Easy and Adorable

Need a quick gift – or several gifts?  Check out these bibs and purses by Easy Peasy.  All of these can be made in an afternoon so they are great choices for classes – and would be great ways to demonstrate sewing machines!

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To make it even easier?  Use the pre-cut bibs by Bosal and the darling trims with crocheted edging by Vintage Door.

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Or use these trims to create these darling purses:

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These purses use the pre-cut mug rugs by Bosal.  Wouldn’t these be darling Easter gifts for  those little darlings in your life???  Both would be great classes – and a great way to showcase these trims!

Bench Pillow Exclusive

The bench pillows by Kimberbell are one of my favorite seasonal projects because just one can transform a room – or a deck.  At 16″ x 38″ they make an impact in any decor.  An added bonus?  A twin bed is 39″ wide so one across a child’s bed is a great way to spruce up a bedroom in an instant!

Now these patterns are available three different ways – in a traditional pattern; a machine embroidery CD; and a laser cut version so there is no reason not to start your collection today!

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KBBPMAR  KBBPAPR

KBBPMAY  KBBPJUN

KBBPJUL  KBBPAUG

KBBPSEP  KBBPOCT

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Did you know we actually have the pillow forms – and it is a Checker exclusive???

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Why not make this the gift that keeps on giving?  Give them the form and December pillow – and then send them the new cover each month!

Christmas Fabrics Have Arrived

I can tell that the Christmas fabrics have arrived by the number of Christmas patterns that are in the top 100!  Here they are – order them now and get your samples ready.  Christmas is less than four months away….

Many of you have paid your rent with the Triangle Frenzy table topper patterns.  Now Bunnie has given you a choice – you can put it under the tree with stunning results.  This pattern features the Creative Grids® 60 degree ruler in the larger size – CGR12560.

Aunties Two Christmas Trees can be embellished with Fairy Lights – and yes, we have those listed as companions to the pattern!

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Or paper-piece your tree with these patterns by Cindi Edgerton.  I want to make the smaller version for my grandchildren’s bedroom doors so they can decorate their own trees!

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Ornaments are always popular and make great package tags for those special friends.  Charcoal Mittens includes everything you need for these six styles.  Or use the pre-cut square and round Bosal coasters to make these Fold and Stitch ornaments.

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These bag patterns from Kimberbell can be used year after year and are a great way to use up those Christmas fabric scraps!  Go Green!

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Now is the time to offer classes while your customers still have time to make them!

 

Critters, and Monsters, and Monkeys Oh My!

I was lucky enough to speak and demo at the Shipshewana Quilt Festival right along side of Margaret Travis of Eazy Peazy Quilts.  This woman rocked it!  She sold out of everything!!!  The only thing behind her were empty hooks!

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Her new Zip It Critters and Zip It Monsters patterns were the hit of the show – and are so easy to make with the Bosal eight inch round shapes that are fusible on both sides.  You can make two monsters from each pack.

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Be sure to order plenty of her other patterns that use these circles as well.  These don’t include zippers so for those who are intimidated by the Z word, these may be a great starting point.  At this class you can remove the intimidation factor by showing how easy it is to incorporate zippers into this project!

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Or introduce this technique with one of her Cut Loose Press™ patterns.

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Why not introduce these as a mother/daughter class this summer?  They can learn how to sew zippers; make bias binding; and applique – and finish the project in class!  Hang them from their book bag for a great way to store lunch money or notes that need returned to the teacher!

Another Winner by Poorhouse Designs

Kristine Poor of Poorhouse Designs has three patterns in the top 100 – and the sales of these patterns have paid the rent for more than one shop!

Her latest pattern – Fold’N Stitch Leaf Topper (#PQD-213) is due out this summer – and in my humble opinion is the cutest one yet!
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This time, Bosal is packaging the pre-cut leaves (#495-8B) and they will be available at the SAME TIME as the pattern!

This candle holder measures 17″ across.  Order it now so you can be one of the first to have the sample done before those Summer travelers arrive!

Ring Around the Wreath

When Poorhouse Designs wreaths are the #1 and 2 top patterns and the Bosal forms is the #1 interfacing, it is time to shout it from the rooftops!

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With just three fabrics, this is the Fold N Stitch Wreath (#PQD-210) is the perfect pattern to kit in a variety of seasonal fabrics! They won’t be able to buy just one!  Include the Bosal pre-cuts in the kit.  These are cut to the exact size they need – in the quantity they need so who can resist this time saver?


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437-12BThis hexagon version (#PQD211)is simply darling – and is a smaller version at 14″ (The original is 21″).  Once again create the perfect kit:  three fabrics and the Bosal pre-cuts a(#437-12B)that are such a time saver!.  Have plenty of these ready for your upcoming summer events!

The Cat’s Pajamas

Cats may not wear pajamas – but they may be willing to if they get to sleep in this darling bed!

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Item #AT603  Retail $9.00

Recognize the fabric?  It is part of the Home Sweet Home Row by Row Experience line by Timeless Treasures.

Specifically, she used these two bolts:

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The pattern uses a form by Bosal – which is so new, we don’t have a pic – but it is due to arrive any day.  The Item is #CB1 – you can pre-order the form and pattern now.

What a great attention grabber!  Display this with ALL of your Row by Row Experience products!  To find ALL Row by Row Experience products, visit our website and type in Row by Row Experience.

A Decoration for Every Season – Part Two

This pattern is the perfect companion to the jaw dropping centerpiece that is on everyone’s to-do list!  Yes, it is listed as a Christmas ornament – but wouldn’t it be darling hanging from the light over the table to accent EVERY holiday table?

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Item # PQD196  Retail $9.00

These are so easy to kit!  Each ornament is made with one pack of the Bosal Craf-tex Coaster sets.

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Item #437B-6CR  Retail $6.47

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Why not offer a class where they make one of each.  Guess what – there is a pack for those as well…

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Embellish the ornaments with her bead sets.

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Item #PQD103S  Retail $5.00 (Silver)

Item #PQD103G  Retail $5.00 (Gold)

No one has time to make ornaments at Christmas, so why not start now???