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Welcome to our new home!

Welcome to our new home my friends! This is the first official post from the new blog platform. What do you guys think? Everything from the old blog has been transferred over as if we never even left so you will still be able to access everything that we have written about since we started. But this new blog has so much more info and its all neatly organized for you in new categories and links and all kinds of fun things. In the next couple of days I will give you guys a tour of all the fun new features but for now please take a look around and tell me what you think, what you like and what you would like to see and hear about here in my posts. I am going to try to get back to a better blogging schedule so knowing what you guys…

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE: DAY #6

Well… today & tomorrow the elves are taking the day off… kind of but not really!! Actually they will be working even harder the next two days… because they will be packing all day and all night to get all the goodies out to you from the first 5 days! Don't worry… we feed them and let them have all the nog they want :-)! After our shipping break of two days, we will be back with a whole new round of amazing kits, notions and gifts for you starting early on Friday morning. So if you enjoyed playing this first round, we invite you to come and play again. We don't think you will be sorry! A few details about shipping & shopping, etc.: • Like we mentioned in the original descriptions, this year the sale is a bit different so please read…

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE: DAY #1

Good morning and happy Friday everyone!  Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving [for our American customers]! We are so happy to welcome you to the 7th annual 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE! I can't even believe we have been doing this craziness for 7 years… geesh time flies!   Welcome to DAY #1 If this is your first time with us, thanks so much for joining us. There is a lot of "fine print" info at the bottom of this post that you might want to read to understand how this all works…but beware that your item might sell out while you are reading LOL!! Over the last couple of years, what we have learned is that during this sale no one… and I mean no one… is interested in anything I have to say here that is cute or…

Vintage Halloween 2017 Bundles are Here!

Its that time of the year my friends! Summer is technically still here but for many of us, our minds are starting to turn [or have already turned] toward autumn, school calendars, back to school shopping and coming up sooner than we know it… Halloween. Introducing the VINTAGE HALLOWEEN PROJECT: 2017 EDITION… Vintage Spiderwebs!   We are so glad that you have joined us in our annual tradition of our exclusively curated Vintage Halloween bundles. Each year, right about this time, we create a new Fig Tree flavored Halloween bundle and kit. The colors are our version of Halloween- soft, warm blacks, butterscotch oranges, creams, soft greys… Vintage Halloween at its best! This year we are offering another yummy bundle called Vintage Spiderwebs. Using one of our classic Fig Tree patterns, FRESH LAUNDRY, we have given that pattern a completely new feel with these yummy Halloween colors. There…

Sherbets & Creams is Back!

Our crazy popular summertime book, Sherbets & Creams, is back in stock and even better news… we have special kits with everything you might need to get started on any of these yummy, yummy summertime quilts! The book has 5 projects in it, all featuring these lovely Fig Tree Sherbet Bella Solids and an assortment of small cream prints. Perfect for those summer months coming up! Hers's a quick overview of the quilts in the book…. Slices       POPSICLES           RIBBONS          JELLO SQUARES … more photos coming soon….   and last but certainly not least, RETRO To get started on any of these summertime lovelies, click HERE for the kit or more info…

WOOL BOM INFO

WOOL TUTORIAL I Hello my wool friends! For those of you who are participating in our RETRO FARMHOUSE WOOL BOM or our WOOL & PATTERN ONLY BOM, as promised welcome to the first of several tutorials on wool throughout this year’s program. Your instructions are on their way to you and will have a lot of this information written out for you in written format but I know that many of you are visual learners so you want to see exactly what I do and how I do it via pictures.   For those of you who are just here to learn about how to work with wool… welcome! If you are interested in getting some yummy wool, we have our new bundle available in full and half size bundles and we have a few super cute FIGS & WOOLIES mini patterns for you to choose from…

Happy Sunday!

Traditionally during this crazy 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE, the elves take Sunday off to sleep… and maybe have a bit too much nog :-)! We will be back on Monday morning with new goodies, we promise!   A couple questions that we would like to answer again: Question #1: Each day the items will go up at an undisclosed time in the morning or late night Pacific Standard Time. Many times I will give you guys a heads up the night before on the blog so pay attention to the end of each post. Question #2: Each day, most of the items will sell out. If you can still see them the next day, that means that we had a lot of stock of that item and it lasted till the next day. Feel free to add those into your box anytime while they are still available. Question #3…

12 Days of Christmas: Day #2

Hello and Happy early… really early for some… Saturday morning everyone! Welcome back to Day #2 of the 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE! Note from Day #1: We do still have a few vintage tag tins available in both styles. Feel free to add those into your boxes if you like.   Welcome to DAY #2 If this is your first time with us, thanks so much for joining us. There is a lot of "fine print" info at the bottom of this post that you might want to read to understand how this all works…but beware that your item might sell out while you are reading LOL!! ON THE SECOND DAY OF CHRISTMAS, MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME… TWO PURPLE GLOVES [I know, I know, purple is not really my thing but no other color rhymes with turtle!:-)] AND A CHICKEN…