February 2010 - Posts

New Giveaway Over At Kaye's Quilting Friends

Award winning quilt-maker Jane Sassaman is known for her bold designs celebrating the energy and miraculous beauty of garden flowers and plants.

This book includes an extraordinary full-color gallery of 60 of Jane's exuberant, nature-inspired quilts.

  • Jane guides you through 2 projects using raw-edge or turned-edge applique and surface embroidery by machine
  • Exercises teach how to nurture your designs, sharpen your powers of observation, and capture the animation and glory of a random field or garden.
  • To be included in the contest, go here: http://www.kayewood.com/blog

Free Rail Fence Placemat Pattern on Kaye Wood's Site

 

Rail Fence Placemats

from the book

Everyone Can Quilt by Kaye Wood

Make four identical place mats, or for a fun casual table, choose just onefabric to keep constant in every place mat and choose different colors forthe second fabric. Make your rectangle squares from as few as two stripsper square to as many strips as you want.

http://www.kayewood.com/downloads/rail_fence_placemats.pdf

Designer Profile...Rebecca Anderson of Rebecca Ruth Designs

Apron Delight Quilt pattern, one of the Rebecca Ruth Designs we have in our store.

Rebecca Anderson is a talented designer with her own line of apron, quilt, and soft doll patterns, Rebecca Ruth Designs. She is a prize-winning quilt maker who loves to lecture and teach workshops. Rebecca’s quilts have appeared in local and national quilt shows, including the American Quilter’s Society (AQS) show in Nashville, the National Quilting Association (NQA) show in Chicago, and the International Quilt Festival in Houston. In 2004 she won second place in the hand quilting division of the Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine contest. She has written for Better Homes and Gardens Quilting Ideas, Country Sampler Decorating Ideas, and contributed to numerous books. She is the proud mother of three grown children and has one beloved grandson. She lives with her husband, Dave, in Washington State.

Special Price On Lazy Girl Combo Package

Whimsey Tote Bag Pattern, plus Bag-E-Bottoms, Regularly priced at 16.00, now, only $11.00!

This bag is a perfect tote for anything from sewing supplies to diapers! Large and roomy with 6 exterior pockets, it gives you a place to put it all and find it easily. The inside is lined for extra durability and the handles are padded for carrying ease. Makes a great gift for teens and adults alike! Bag-E-Bottoms Acrylic Base is included. Size 17" wide x 11" high

Attention Starmaker 8 Fans....

Deal of the Day. Regularly priced at 19.95, today, just $12.00!

96 pages

Strip-Cut Quilts has over 200 illustrations, 30 projects and 23 quilt block techniques. More than 30 color photos let you see what grand projects they truly are. This book is great for the beginner or advanced quilter, with projects to suit every skill level.

Enjoy a trip through the seasons with quilts like, Glacier Ice (see this project on www.kayewoodtv.com), Spring Rain, Flying Gander and Rainbow Sherbert. Create a beautiful Christmas table runner or be swept away as Kokopelli Plays Again (see more projects here: http://www.kayewood.com/scqpeek.html.
Techniques include fussy cuts, tree borders, flying geese, topless triangles and much, much more. Tips include everything from fabric preparation, accurate cutting, measuring and pressing tips, to squaring up your blocks, borders, sashing and mitered corners. Paper template included, although we offer and recommend the acrylic Starmaker 8 for greater ease and accuracy.