Highlights June 5, 2021

Feed Sack Reproduction Fabrics

These colorful prints never go out of style. They are just cheery prints that work into most color schemes. If their history interests you, then by all means purchase the Feed Sacks book and enjoy reading about their history. If you just like the fabrics, we have a great selection. Enjoy!!

Linzee McCray brings you all the history of these great fabrics and how they were used.

This book says it is the colorful history of a frugal fabric.

You will definitely enjoy reading about these prints and how they were used. We enjoy being able to bring you reproductions of these fun fabrics.

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Highlights June 5, 2021

Charmed and Dangerous

Although this booklet has been around for a few years, it has some great small projects to offer when deciding what to do with those charm squares.

The quilt on the cover is the quilt we used to make our kit. We just didn’t want the large border so we left it off. We have a great table cover or picnic quilt. The decision is yours.
Our kit finished 48″ x 48″ and includes the booklet, background, binding and 2 1/2″ strip set.

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Highlights June 5, 2021

Vintage – always fun fabrics

Sometimes it’s great to take a break from all the contemporary fabrics and digital prints. Don’t get me wrong, we gravitate to those fabrics. It’s still fun to take a step back and enjoy some of those great fabrics from the 40’s that feature bright colors, with stripes, geometrics, and florals.

We gathered some of these fun prints to create the Vintage Windmill using the pattern and ruler designed by Krista Moser. It’s been fun to see how many people have come up with other groups of fabrics to use in their own version of this quilt. If you have a substantial stash, then grab the ruler and pattern and work that stash down. (Right!)

If you choose to go with the kit, you will find the pattern is included, but the ruler is sold separately.

If you are looking for some prints to enhance your stash, view them here.

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Highlights June 5, 2021

Robin Pickens for Moda

Robin’s fabric collections always build around a particular flower. She has done collections featuring petunias, roses, poinsettias, sunflowers, and now the hydrangea.

This is her newest line, Cottage Bleu, including the pre-cuts.

These are fabrics from Robin’s other collections for Moda. The sunflower never goes out of style.

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Highlights June 5, 2021

“Simplify Your Life”

This sewing pattern might not really simplify your life, but it can make your sewing quick and easy. This is an easy sew that anyone with basic sewing skills can accomplish. There are no sleeves or collar details that can slow down the sewing process. If you hate buttonholes, you could just stitch the buttons down and pull the top over your head. Pretty easy!!

There are actually two different tops included in this pattern and we have made both of them. The “easy” one is the V-neck version. I call it a baseball shirt as there are no set-in sleeves or collar.

Fabric Requirements for button down front:
44″ wide Fabric:
Sizes XS – M — 2 yards; LG – XLG — 2 1/2 yards
3 buttons 1/2″ – 5/8″
1 yard fusible interfacing

If you decide on a fabric, just let me know in the notes and I will be glad to pick your buttons.

The fabric choices are almost endless for this top. For the summer we decided to us an all over floral from Kasada by Moda.

If Kasada is just to “flowery” for you, there are lots of other great choices for this summer top. Why not try one of these great cotton prints.

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