At the beginning of 2013, I set out to make a series of quilts that are friendly to beginner quilters by requiring only basic piecing and cutting skills as well as having simple fabric requirements. One of those designs is "Jewel Box", back in my pattern shop, Color Girl Quilts, after a makeover that includes size options and improved graphic design.
The "Jewel Box" pattern comes with fabric requirements and instructions for a throw/baby size, which can be made with one layer cake plus a few fat quarters of solids. There is also a twin size option and both would...
I enjoyed each comment on my post last week about my sponsor, Canton Village Quilt Works, and I am so happy to announce that Cindy is the winner.
It sounds like others appreciate the same things that I do about Jackie's blog and shop: she carries fabrics that few do (Kaffe, Aboriginals, and HUGE selection of kona solids). Someone mentioned that their favorite is the Steam Punk pattern by Jen Kingwell. That pattern has been on my to-do list, too.
Maybe I should move it up a notch!
And, an accomplishment?
Now, this isn't anything big, but I am pretty proud to report that...
Today I am so happy to have a giveaway from my sponsor, Jackie, of Canton Village Quilt Works!
She is both a regular sponsor of my blog and also of the Polka Dot Bikini Quilt Along, so she is a great friend here at Fabrics & Flowers.
Jackie has been a quilt shop owner for four years and specializes in fabrics you won't find in other online fabric shops, like the Australian aboriginal prints and all things Kaffe Fassett (love those Spots!). She has recently remodeled her website and it looks beautiful: so bright and colorful, and easy to navigate.
Canton Village is a full service shop, with classes (you-tube), patterns, notions and kits in addition to...
Did you check out all the great projects linked up for the finale of the Midnight at the Oasis QAL? all great! Thank you to all who joined in.
I have winners:
Maureen: you won a fat quarter bundle of Acacia (blue color way) from Fat Quarter Shop
Mary-Clare: you won a fat quarter bundle from Sew Me A Song (Mary Clare, please email me so I can send your contact info to Sew Me A Song)
Jo: you won a $25 gift certificate to Polka Dot Tea
Ladies, the shops will be contacting you to claim your prizes.
If you are in the market to...
It is time for another fun Quilting Gallery bloghop. The theme for this time is giving thanks, appropriate as we in the States celebrate Thanksgiving next week and start the Holiday Season. If you are a new visitor, Welcome to Fabrics & Flowers! We have a lot of great quilting projects here.
This week, I am working on getting my modern double wedding ring quilted in time for the NY Modern Quilt Guild challenge on December 1. I am so excited to see all the fabulous quilts on display and innovative variations on this classic pattern.
I am also hosting a...