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Quilts for Sale!

Spa CU

I'm cleaning up and ready to part with a few of my quilt samples.  The first two are the 2014 Michael Miller Clubhouse Daydream quilts.  Each quilt is Queen Size - 86" x 104". They were used just for photography and booth display. These quilts are made with Quilters Dream Batting. Daydream fabric is printed on yummy Cotton Couture and is still in stores if you want to make pillow shams.   The Spa quilt features the brown border and meander quilting: The Jewel quilt has floral Continue Reading

Sweet Retreat at Summer Lake

Sweet Retreat

 You are invited to my Sweet Retreat at Summer Lake in Moseley, Virginia January 16-18, 2015 What's it about?  A fun weekend of crafting, quilting, sewing, knitting, whatever you want to work on!  The retreat is in the beautiful clubhouse at Summer Lake with TONS of room to spread out and enjoy. We provide a table and chair for each participant, as well as ironing and cutting stations.  We will also have drinks, snack and goodies. We are planning a field trip to Quilter's Corner on Saturday Continue Reading

There’s no such thing as a free lunch…

But you can enjoy free education during lunch! Did you know Craftsy has FREE quilting classes available?  All of their classes are online, enjoyed anytime and at your pace. Plus, once you're registered, you have access forever!  Choose from Block of the Months, Creative Quilt Backs, Basic Quiltmaking Skills and more. They also have the lecture series from QuiltCon available - don't miss David Butler's photography lecture, it is wonderful.  Click the link ^^ above to get started! Make today Continue Reading

Blog Hop Winners


Congratulations to Trudy Keller for winning the Meadowlark Layer Cake from Quilters Newsletter. They will be contacting you regarding shipment. And congrats also to Janine Marie for winning a six-pack of my best-selling patterns. I have sent an email to you with details. Thanks to everyone who is participating in the Best Fat Quarter Quilts Blog Hop. Don't miss more chances to win today at: www.jendalydesign.com www.4and6designs.com www.quiltersnewsletter.com   Continue Reading