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More Market… can you stand it?

I know, I know. It is a bit silly showing Market photos this late in the game. But maybe you have actually managed to start missing some Market posts at this point… maybe?   MORE BOOK PROJECTS IN THE BOOTH … the Summer Soiree quilt. Mixing some of my favorite Fig Tree fabrics with Amy Butler and Kaffe Fassett and other more contemporary designers was so much fun. Always happy to show people that our Fig Tree colors and contemporary colors go so well together!   … more book projects in the foreground.     … the slipper pattern from the book. Comes in every conceivable children's and women's sizes!    NEW PATTERN: MARIGOLDS   … both Marigolds and Sparkle.   NEW PATTERN: SPARKLE … pattern is done in a cream colorway, a plum colorway and even as a single table topper to show…

Sneak…

…Peek Just thought I'd pop in amidst our sewing and designing frenzy to show you a project in my upcoming book, With Fabric & Thread. This is one of my favs.    We don't have them in our hot little hand just yet but a little birdie just told me that we should be getting them any day now! So we are working to get books ready to ship to you next week, WOOHOO! We will start taking pre-orders on the site this weekend [or perhaps later today if all goes well] so check back if you would like a signed copy as soon as we have them!        More on all this book fun later. For now, hope these little goodies give you something yummy to think about this weekend! And if you have time, feel free to send…

A little Sneak & a Peek

  You know when you see fabric that just makes your heart skip a beat?   That is what this is doing for me right now. I know, I know… part of me feels like I can't say that about my own work and I should wait for someone else to say it. But I can't! I also have to admit that this is not always true of every collection or design I do. Sometimes I really like them and think they are good. Sometimes I love them. Sometimes I wish I could have added something more or expressed my vision a bit differently. Sometimes its a combo of all of the above. But sometimes, I dream about them before they get here.  This is one of those times. I have so many more pics to show you but I think it might be…

Star Blooms

As the date for the fabric release of California Girl gets closer and closer, we get more excited about the possibilities of this fabric! So full of fresh colors that just "speaks" beach and spring and summer and picnics and little girl's dresses! Just wanted to share my favorite quilt right now. Star Blooms. Love it.          And we have kits at a special introductory price! And patterns too!   Have a great weekend…

Introducing…..

It always feel so odd for me to announce the arrival of one collection- in this case Butterscotch & Rose- while literally at the exact same moment, introduce the newest group that we are about to show. But sometimes that's just the way it turns out…. So, today we would like to introduce to you our newest collection, due out in stores in Spring, 2012!   Introducing California Girl  … a Summer Inspired Retro group reminiscent of days at the Boardwalk. … fat quarter bundle of goodness. … jelly roll of yumminess.   And the first quilt pattern that returned from the quilter…. Star Blooms. Available in two size blocks. Shown here is the 20" block. To see the rest, come visit us in Houston or check back here for more sneak peeks!    Pattern and more info will be available in November…

New Yummies!

I am in Kansas. Crazy, I know! Teaching and lecturing about color and design to some fabulous quilters and fabric lovers. I love our customers.They are generous and committed and make this business so much fun! Oh and by the way, don't even think about the Dorothy and Toto jokes. My hub is emailing them to me on a regular basis throughout the day! At least he is entertaining himself while I am gone! ButI digress. I promised to let you know as soon as we had some new bundle lovelies up….. well, we might have one or two or three all lined up and ready for new homes..   INTRODUCING "BEACH" BELLA SOLID BUNDLES. …Oh my gosh, just makes me want to go to the beach right now! For more info click here.   And we have made more of the original…

Monday, monday….

Happy Monday everyone! Although I realize that for all those of you who subscribe, you might not be reading this till Tuesday but just know that I had Monday on the brain when I posted this.  Its one of those Monday mornings where I have so much swirling around in my tired little brain that I'm having a hard time focusing on anything. I guess that is what Mondays are supposed to be like anyway. Since I wasn't accomplishing anything work related this morning I actually sat outside on my porch, got the munchkins off to school….   … in case you were wondering what on earth, its CRAZY HAIR day at school today!   And just sat there afterwards. Just sat. Waited for the hub to bring home the most wonderful chocolate croissants west of Paris, looked at what was blooming in my…

Market Fabric Snapshots

Fig Tree went traditional this time around. Classic and traditional with some of our most popular colors from best selling lines. Do you recognize any of them? Introducing Butterscotch & Rose…. For a dash of classic elegance for Fall 2011. I hope it conjurs [sp?] up visions of fall and winter projects and even a bit of home redecorating. I created it for autumn, but some of my customers have shown me that it is certainly perfect for the holidays as well! Pull out the rich reds and classic greens paired with the cream and Christmas is just around the corner. I wonder what you might create? Tune in tomorrow for a chance to get some in person…. soon!  A giant box of MODA goodness just arrived and I am itching to do something with some of it!   Here are my favorite shots of the colorways…