Monday, December 22, 2014

Aged Muslins

 We introduced these affordable beauties a couple months ago. They have been popular. They look great with their subtle texture and sort of rugged hand dyed look. 
This is a queen sized quilt made only with the Aged Muslins:
 Great fabrics for a man's quilt or a modern quilter, we have also seen them mixed with Kaffe Fassatt fabrics with great success.
 If you are interested in the pattern it is called Northern Lights by Jaybird Quilts. Jaybird Quilts patterns are excellent. Great graphics and directions are included in each pattern.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Jellyroll Star Sampler Class

 These ladies met a couple weeks ago and I was fortunate enough to be at the shop that day to enjoy their beautiful quilts in progress! They all took Margaret Persinger's class with great success!
 Students enjoyed the class calling it "a fun, skill building class!". They all felt more confident as quilters after the class and were thinking about what to sign up for next round! Our next open house is January 31st!! Mark your calendars!
 Barbara got a little further along and had her blocks put together and a lovely piano key border added on. 
It features 30's reproductions on a lovely white background.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Stocking Stuffers!

 Rainbow Wonderclips!
 Teeny-tiny buttons:
Mini Charms (2.5" squares) gives you a piece of every fabric in a fabric line in one little bite! 
 Take an old wine glass and a LED votive candle and....
 make it a little lamp shade with our interfacing panel! Very cute gift for a quilter!
 Fabric Markers:
 Quilty themed cell phone/ipad screen cleaners
 Holiday buttons:
 Swatch buddies: help you remember what fabrics you have for a project you are planning so you can match things up while you are hunting for more!
 And Gift cards! We can swipe you a gift card in almost any increment!! We even have cute little covers for them for the holidays. 

Lamp Post Decorating 2014

If you haven't been by the shop lately it is a lovely time to go. The town does a Lamp Post Decorating contest each year. All the local businesses in the Relics by the Railroad area participate. We haven't won YET but we do enjoy participating each year! Tanya jumped in and did ours this year! 
 She used her crazy ninja decorating skills to decorate ours!

 Thank you Tanya for making us look so good!!
 These are the lamp posts from the other businesses:

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

See you on Monday!

Remember we are closed Thursday for Thanksgiving and will not re-open until Monday December 1st. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

New Studio E fabrics

Just received this new collection:
 We love this beautiful collage bird fabric:
 And these ferns that look very much like quilted feathers!
 More coordinates:

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Rambling Rose

New line from Moda: rich browns, shabby chic teals and pinks!
 Pre-cuts and yardage:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

It Takes a Village

Susi's It Takes a Village class is always a big hit!

Both Cherri and Shari had fun!
 Vicki- working away!
 It is a mixed media class- here is a student doing the painting step!

Note the painted windows and doors above. 
 Loved the use of toole on the sun, it looks like it is really beaming!
 Great job everyone!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Primrose Garden by Riley Blake Fabrics

We get a lot of calls about Riley Blake fabric lines, as they are a smaller company not as many shops carry them but we try to have a few available.
This fabric line has been selling well this week, turquoise and red are a popular color combination!
 This line comes has beautiful art and colors, it also has a panel with instructions to make a 18" doll outfit, which I have done. It is at the shop as you can see in the pictures below. Now to sew something for me from this line! So pretty!

 Apron is reversible!
 I was amazed at how much time it saves not having to cut out and pin on a pattern to make clothing! I just started cutting out the pieces and sewing! Much more successful than my previous forays into doll clothes making let me tell you!
The Panel is less than $8 for a whole American Girl or any other 18" doll outfit! Such a great price compared to the doll catalogs!! The outfit has multiple options too, you can make it as I have or a sleeveless version with a red bodice etc...