Recent E-Happenings Highlights – Page 3

Each week Kathy sends an email to our E-Happenings Newsletter subscribers. The products highlighted in those emails are also posted as “Recent Newsletter Highlights” blog posts. You can find a short summary of each of those blog posts from the last 3 months below. Just click on any image or the “Read More” link to see the full post for that week.

Moda Sunshine Soul Cotton 8463 12

Sunshine Soul from Create Joy Project for Moda Fabrics

This is the second collection we have had from Moda that was designed by Create Joy Project. Sunshine Soul arrived late last week so we haven’t even had time to make anything ourselves. Knew you would enjoy seeing the newest! They are offering several of the prints in a cotton/linen fabric which will be great…

Alexander Henry Snake Rattle & Roll 8865 A

Alexander Henry – Great Conversational Prints

Alexander Henry is truly a company that creates wonderful collectible fabric. They are known for their large prints with florals, birds, and ethnic influences. We never know when we will receive merchandise from them so it’s always a fun surprise when we do. View our newest arrivals. Note: The Hacienda print is the same except…

M & S Textiles Dreamtime Riverbed

Black and white prints – always a great choice

We love to include black and white prints in our quilts. They always seem to make the other colors work together. Some of our favorite black and white prints are from our Aboriginal textiles. They produce great designs with all the lines, dots, swirls and squiggles. Take a look at all our Aboriginal prints that…

By Annie Backpack 2.1 from Creations

By Annie backpack “Got Your Back 2.1”

If you enjoy constructing with your sewing machine, then the Got your Back pattern will be a fun challenge. The directions are very clear, but By Annie also backs up her patterns with video tutorials. We carry quite a few of her bag patterns along with all the hardware, stabilizers, zippers, mesh and elastic needed…

M & S Textiles Regeneration Yellow RGY

New Aboriginal Prints from M & S Textiles out of Australia

We have carried fabrics from M & S Textiles for about 15 years. The designs and the quality of the fabric are just amazing. We have enjoyed making quilts and accessories and have lots of ideas to share. You can see our newest designs here. If these fabrics are new to you, then you will…

Free Spirit Fabrics PWMO 051 Warm

Free Spirit Designers – Kathy Doughty and Monika Forsberg

Free Spirit is known for bringing contemporary designers to the forefront of our industry. They are eager to work with designers who have different perspectives on fabric design. Both of these featured designers fit that mold! Kathy Doughty lives in Australia and loves to work with large prints in her designs. We have some of…

Robert Kaufman Painterly Petals Pre-cut 2 1/2" strip rolls

Painterly Petals from Robert Kaufman

These beautiful fabrics look like they just came off an artist’s canvas. The dabs of color and contemporary floral prints will give any fabric lover a lift. We have just received the pre-cuts for this collection. We never know when fabrics will arrive so we are just happy to have them when they do.

Micheal Miller Texas Wildflowers CX0400 Multi

Spring Time in Texas = Bluebonnets

We all look forward to seeing our beautiful bluebonnets and fields of mixed wildflowers during Spring in Texas. As quilters and Texans, we all probably “need” a bluebonnet quilt to bring out each Spring. Enjoy our current selection of bluebonnet prints. The artwork of Kathleen McElwaine is such a nice addition to the prints. Bluebonnets…

Quiltmania Magazine Issue 142

Quiltmania and Simply Moderne Magazines

These are the only two quilting magazines we carry in the shop. They both are exceptional in their photography, articles, and inspiration. These are the magazines we love to read and be inspired by. If you haven’t gotten hooked on these magazines, this might be the time to enjoy actually reading them cover to cover.

Art Gallery Fabrics Andina 63702 Florid

Andina from Art Gallery Fabrics

We love textiles and prints from worldwide ethnic cultures. Thank goodness we don’t suffer from Wanderlust and are able to enjoy these fabrics in our own hometown! The color combinations and designs are so interesting. Andina from Art Gallery is a perfect fit for our shop. These fabrics were inspired by the culture and colors…

PIeces of 8 Quilt kit from Creations

Pieces of 8 from Creations meets Sanctuary from Moda

Years ago we introduced a quilt we thought would be great for beginners. We called it Pieces of Eight. We put 8 fabrics together and cut 8″ squares from 7 of them. The eighth one was for the binding. This quilt finishes about 52″ x 67″. There are a few leftover squares, thinking a beginner…

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