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Category: Retro Wool Bundle

2019 Wool BOM project is almost here!

ARE YOU JOINING US THIS YEAR?? We are so very excited about this year’s wool program.. we can hardly contain ourselves. For the last 2 years, we have done a large wool quilt as our mystery wool project and it has been crazy crazy popular with our customers. We have really loved working on each one. Why is it such a favorite you ask? 1- Because the colors of these wools are just too amazing… really… just look at them! Fig Tree colors at their best in the best wool on the market [made for us by Weeks Dye Works]! 2- Because wool is such a fabulous medium to work with if you want to try out a little appliqué… that is because it doesn’t have to be turned under at all. You cut out the shape and stitch it down.  Its amazing…

Block of the Month Sign Ups are Here!

Hello My Fig Tree Loving Friends- Its that time of the year where we present our new BLOCK OF THE MONTH programs for 2018. This year we are doing 2 new ones and a redo of this year's RED & CREAM due to popular request… because who doesn't love a good red & cream quilt to add to their collection! For those of you die hard Fig Tree fans, you know the drill… sign up as soon as you can while they are still available. For those of you new around here, here is some info about our BOM[Block-of-the-Month] programs: We run a few each year. Most of them are 12 month long, a few [like the Red & Cream] are 10 month. Each month you get a package of fabrics and directions for the blocks you need to make…

Wool Tutorial II

If you are interested in seeing how I prepared the fabric and cut out the wool, etc., go and take a look at the Wool Tutorial I HERE. Okay… so your layout is complete, your pieces are glued down and you are ready to stitch.   THREAD OR FLOSS CHOICE I use matching thread [or at least in the same color family if matching is not possible] but am starting to get more comfortable with floss and I love the detail it adds. … for this project, I am choosing to work with thread for the leaves because there is a lot of stitching and I don't want it to overwhelm the wool and as an accent, I am using coral floss for the blooms. Of course I choose to work with our Farmhouse Aurifil sets, either thread or floss [let us know if you are still wanting to…