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Pattern Showcase #2

Whereas Lollipops might have been my favorite yesterday… and maybe for another 2 weeks or so… the moment that I start to decorate for winter, this will surely be my absolute FAVORITE, as fickle as I am :-)! Introducing…. MILKY WAY. This classic star pattern was our answer to a twinkling night sky or one exploding with fireworks. We loved the idea of creating different size stars of the exact same blocks, simply by using different sizes of strips with which to make them. The result is a sparkling quilt full of movement while it is actually a basic, straight forward block set in a giant nine-patch. We love how it turned out!!   This is the TAPESTRY version…   … by choosing the taupes and reds with a background of several different cream prints, the pattern feels even more classic and timeless. … those nice…

Showcase #1: Lollipops

       Some of our newest projects that went on to Market for us this year.   So I promised some sneak peeks this weekend just so we could all pretend that we are at Market sending you debuts and new pattern showcases. I know its not the same but what's a girl to do! Wow, I could get used to this "market from the couch with a diet coke" approach!  So come and pretend a bit with me!  Instead of a booth to share, we'll show off some of our brand new goodies…   Each time I share a new pattern release, I  tell you that I have a favorite and even though I am not supposed to [its kind of like having a favorite amongst your children, I mean come on!]. There is usually something about…

Introducing…..

Well…. I bet you think I am writing from Houston right about now but I'm not this year. I kinda wish I was right about now as I am thinking of all my friends and colleagues in their grubbies setting up thier booths, living on trail mix & Monster drinks, working like dogs, not getting a lunch break, running around trying to organize last minute details, worrying about product launches…. oh wait, I am not missing any of that LOL!   What I am missing, is catching up with some of my closest designer friends, seeing what wonderful new collections and designs my colleagues have dreamt up, hanging out with our wonderful MODA team and getting to say hi to some of our favorite customers! I do really miss being in the midst of it all!   Instead this year we are at home, watching Market…