Quilting The Kaye Wood Way Week of 8.8.12 - Amelie Scott Designs and a Note About Buttons!

In This Issue....

  • On Sale -Amelie Scott Designs
  • TwinStar Mega Pattern Sale
  • What's New in The Shop
  • Tips and Humor from Kaye
  • DVD of the Week
  • Quilting Cruises
  • Free Pattern
  • Sewer/Weaver Invents The Computer
  • Quilting Events
  • This Week In History....
  • Kaye's on YouTube
  • Show and Tell
  • Button, Button....
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Hi Quilters!

From the fresh air attitude of "Let's Go Fly A Kite" to the romantic, fantasy land of Camelot, Amelie Scott totally rocks the quilt world.

Quilts, Wallhangings, Bags and Tablerunners (and more...) all of Amelie Scott Designs patterns are on sale this week.

(just today there are still some leftovers from last week's sale..... just sayin'.....)

All on our SALE PAGE


What's On Sale....

Amelie Scott Designs!

All this and MORE on our Sale Page!

Summer School Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

Easy Seasonal Table Runner Pattern

$10.00 On Our Sale Page!

5 Star Tablerunner Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

Chibi Buddies Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

Camelot Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

Dancing With The Star Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

Katie's Bag Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

Let It Snow Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

Akaines Bubbles Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page!

TwinStar Mega Collection

Kaye’s TwinStar Jacket Pattern is the star of this show, but wait, you also get Vests To Dye For, Terrific Triangles, Serger Patchwork Projects, Sunny Skies, Patchwork Pyramids, Starring The Eagle, Savage Star and Sensational Seminole.
All in all there are 7 patterns and 2 books in this collection. They are sure to sell out fast at this price, so hurry!
As another bonus.... Buy this collection and get the TwinStar DVD for another $5.00 (regularly priced at $12.00)

What's New....

Tips and Humor From Kaye....

During a consumer show, the vendor in the next booth was doing a demonstration. A gentleman watched for quite a while, then asked, "Do you really need to know anything to be able to do this?"
Unsure of how to answer, she said, "Not really. It is pretty easy."

"Good. I'll be back in a minute." He hurried down the aisle yelling, "Helen I found something you can do."

Kaye meets many people and sees many things while she travels. She always comes back with a couple of humorous stories to tell. Here is one of them.

Are You Really A Quilter?
In a crowded elevator, everyone got out except this elderly gentleman and myself. He had a quilt badge on, so I knew he was part of the group.
"Do you really enjoy coming to the quilt shows, or do you just get dragged along?"
He said, with a gleam in his eye, "Where else can I be in a room filled with women and lift up their skirts, look inside their jackets and vests, and they thank me for admiring their sewing?"
It really happened, I swear!

Bundle of 12 - Treetops Pattern

$6.00 On Our Sale Page


DVD of the Week....

Grandmother's Flower Garden Technique

From the book, Easy Hexagon Designs

Regular price for the DVD is $12.00,

but this week, only $5.00!


Quilting Cruises....

We are going to have a wackiest cruise outfit contest for the cruise.

Round Bobbin Sew Fun Cruise, February 16 - 23, 2013, Western Caribbean on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas.
Wear your wackiest cruise outfit and you could win $250.

Wacky Cruise Clothes Day will be held during the cruise only for our group. One person from our group will win $250 for the wackiest cruise clothes. Second place will win $100, third place will win $75. Get ready, register today for the cruise and start working on your wacky cruise outfit.

Be one of the first 100 people to reserve a cabin on the Round Bobbin Sew Fun Cruise and receive an AccuQuilt Baby Go and Dye.
For information on the cruise visit www.roundbobbin.com or call 800-473-9464.

Join us on our next quilting cruise, Feb 16-23, 2013 in the Caribbean.

Click HERE for more details!


Free Pattern....

Pinwheel Potholders

If you cook, these are pot holders; if you don't cook, they are kitchen quilts.

A pinwheel quilt block is made from four rectangle squares. make two different pot holders with plain backs, or use one of the potholders for the front and one for the back.

The segments in each of the blocks are made the same, but the sewing steps are different.

Click HERE


Sewer/Weaver Invented The Computer....

In 18th century France, Joseph-Marie Jacquard invented the first automatic loom which used punch cards to create complex, precise patterns in fabric. Many people regard this invention as the first great step toward the development of computer technology....Leah Dicker.

Have a short quilting or sewing related essay you'd like to share? Send them to us HERE


List Your Event....

All across the land, Quilt Guilds and Groups are gearing up for their shows. Get yours listed!

Looking for a Quilt Show to attend? Check out our listing. If you have an upcoming event or show you'd like to post on our events page, just click the link!
mailto:terrye@kayewood.com?subject=events

This Week In History....

Aug 08, 1974 Nixon resigns
Aug 09, 1974 Unusual succession makes Ford president
Aug 10, 1846 Smithsonian Institution created
Aug 11, 1934 Federal prisoners land on Alcatraz
Aug 12, 1990 Skeleton of Tyrannosaurus rex discovered
Aug 13, 1961 Berlin is divided
Aug 14, 2003 Blackout hits Northeast United States

Kaye's on YouTube....

123 (ish) shows....

Check them all out... HERE

Are you having problems with a particular video? Let us know what you are experiencing and the name of the video so I can check it out!


Show 'N Tell....

I have always wanted to make a Grandmothers Flower Garden but I had no idea what I was in for. I cut 2 1/2" hexagons, sewed them all by hand, then hand quilted my quilt. The only part I used the machine on was the binding. This was a job for sure. I love how it come out and it fits my queen size bed perfectly. But never again lol. I hope you like it....Donna

Submit your creations to us. We'll put them on our Show 'N Tell page and in the newsletter! Be sure to send a picture as well as the story behind your quilt, wallhanging, tablerunner, or....

send them to terrye@kayewood.com?subject="show-n-tell"

 


Button Button! Which Side The Button?

To help you remember which side to put the buttonholes, recite this old (and politacally incorrect) phrase:

"Women are always right and men are left over!" lol

 

Have a great week, everyone!

And thanks so much for following us on Pinterest!

We've seen so many great ideas!

Terrye and Kayla

Cotton Candy Dots

$6.00 on our Sale Page

Published Wed, Aug 8 2012 10:48 AM by Kaye Wood