Recent E-Happenings Highlights

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.

Kelly Ray Roberts Christmas Magic panel closeup of one design

Kelly Rae Roberts Christmas Magic

Benartex brings us another collection from Kelly Rae Roberts. This is her first Christmas collection. The Christmas Magic panel is approximately 24″ x 42″. Each of the six designs is uniquewith thoughtful words of expression. Take a look below to see close-upsof some of the designs. These are the coordinates to work with the panel.

Alexander Henry Fabric Senora Serape 8932 Tea Black

Alexander Henry – Dynamic Prints

If there is one fabric company that truly does it’s “own thing” it is Alexander Henry. You will find eclectic, folkloric, ethnic, and fanciful prints from this company. There is never a “collection” of coordinates. That’s too mundane for them. Check out our newest prints. These are some other prints that arrived a few months…

Robert Kaufman Weather Report fabric burgandy

Leslie Tucker Jenison from San Antonio

We are fortunate to have this talented designer in our area. We have enjoyed the fabric lines she has designed over the past few years and are looking forward to more great fabric from Leslie. She now designs for one of our favorite manufacturers, Robert Kaufman. Great designer and great quality!! Leslie’s latest line is…

Easy Ageless Cool pattern from Cutting Lines Designs

Camp Shirt and Picasso Rayons – Great combo!

A camp shirt for the summer months is just the thing for our weather. We have combined our favorite camp shirt pattern from Cuttling LInes Designs and one of our Picasso Rayons from Telio fabrics. Great mix. These rayon prints are lightweight and machine washable. I even put mine in the dryer on low. They…

Rain or Shine ROS 58310 Frog Song

Rain or Shine by Jessica Swift for AGF

Inspired by the rain-filled, puddle-jumping walks through the neighborhood, Jessica Swift takes you along a magical adventure with her kids through her illustrations of darling boots, playful frogs, and cheerful rainbows. Jessica Swift is a surface designer who now lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, children and cats. She learned to sew at an…

In the Beginning Fabrics Halcyon 3HN 3 Circles Purple

Halcyon by Jason Yenter from In the Beginning Fabrics

Jason has done it again with another beautiful collection of prints and tonals. This collection is named Halcyon which is pronounced “hal-see-un”. The word Halcyon denotes a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful. Similar words are peaceful, happy, joyful, gentle, successful. All those words sound great right about now.…

Simply Moderne magazine for quilting SM28

Quiltmania and Simply Moderne

These two publications are two of the best in the industry. Both magazines are top of their class and are filled with inspiration, ideas, patterns, projects and articles. Each has it’s own audience. Quiltmania would be the more traditional magazine while Simply Moderne tells you exactly what you will find. We love them both! Quiltmania…

Art Gallery Tails & Threads TAT 39912

Art Gallery’s Tails & Threads

Art Gallery is the premier company for contemporary and modern fabrics. They have added some darling children’s prints to their modern line of fabric. If you have ever purchased their fabric, then you know the quality. This darling little line has mice stitching and sewing. (These little mice are actually cute!) If mice aren’t your…

Free Spirit Fabrics Wide BAck Millefiore QBGP006 Blue

Kaffe 108″ Wide fabric makes a great quilt back

We were so happy when Free Spirit decided to produce wide backings from some of their designers. These 108″ wide fabrics make great quilt backs, of course, but they also have some other great uses. They can just be quilted and you have a beautiful bedspread. They are wide enough to be a table cover…

Hoffman Batik T2377 553 Rainforest

New batiks have finally arrived

We have been very patient waiting for batiks scheduled to arrive last Fall. Who cares…they are here now. There are batiks from Hoffman and Tonga batiks from Timeless. Both companies have great fabrics to offer. Timeless always has some wonderful lights which our customers are always looking for. The last 3 pictured above are their…

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