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Saturday, August 31, 2013

And the Quilt Across Texas 2013 Shop Hop Begins September 1st!

We can't wait to meet quilters 
from all over our great state the month of September!
Remember we are open 7 days a week for the month of September. Sunday hours are 12-4pm.
Here is our shop's Quilt:
Kits are available at the shop!
(I would like to say I waited hours for the light to be just right-
 so the sunbeam would hit the word "Texas" 
but, truthfully I just got lucky!)




Thursday, August 22, 2013

Ten days to go!

Quilt-Across-Texas month long shop hop begins in 10 days!
it is going to be a fun month! We have The Guide Available at the shop complete with $5 coupon inside for use during the shop hop at a participating shop!
Even if you don't plan on doing the whole hop there are regional prizes and it makes a great list of shops across the state for your next road trip!


Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Hexie Crazy

At free sew on Friday night we had quite a showing of hexie fanatics!
First Tina had these fussy cut 3/4" hexies which were adorable!
Then:
Debbie had these 1/2" hexies made into stars- she was actually almost done with the project!
But then Tina, refusing to be outdone....
Tina pulled out this little piece done with 1/4" hexies many of which were fussy cut as well!
Can we say crazy ladies?????
This piece which was all of 7" at the WIDEST point 
has 170 hexagons in it!
All beautiful ladies! Quite an inspiration to me but I think I will stick with the 2" hexies for now! I hope some of these little beauties are going to be entered in the quilt show this spring!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Quilt Across Texas 2013 Shop Hop

The shop hop begins September 1st, but we are in full swing at the shop with preparations for the shop hop! 
Here is the quilt we designed with the fabric from the line:
Kits will be available September 1st 
but you can reserve your kit now if you would like. 
Lots of other goodies on the way!  
Don't forget to purchase you guide! The $5 coupon inside is good on the kit or anything else at the shop for the entire month of September!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Desert Sky paper piecing

Carolyn's Desert Sky paper piecing class is always a hit! Yesterday these ladies worked all day with beautiful results and a great start on their quilts! 
Kathy was there helping out too! I was pretty pleased to snap this shot as they both claim to not be photogenic!
 Here are the happy students:
 Mother and daughter duo-
check out their pretty finished blocks behind :

working hard!
 Yay! Another one done!
Nice job ladies!