Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Sneak Peek: Lovely by Debbie Beaves from RJR

This beautiful kit will be available in February!
More information will be coming soon!





Saturday, January 26, 2013

Abbi Mays Exclusive: Love Me Tender table runner!

There is a treasure trove of love in this Love Me Tender table runner!
 We made our sample as a large table runner out of the fabrics from Caroline's Collection and it gave it a pretty shabby chic look!


I asked my friend Tammy of BOM Quilts if she could make this into a pattern for a baby quilt and she did! The free pattern from BOM Quilts comes in 3 sizes.

Purchase your Table Runner 4 block complete kit here for $18.80 + shipping: Love Me Tender

Free Pattern here: BOM Quilts

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Abbi Mays Exclusive Quilt Kit: GOLD RUSH!

Sue, our sample quilt maker, first saw this quilt, GOLD RUSH, at the 2012 Houston Quilt Market (quilt in the middle),

 and knew immediately what fabrics she wanted to use to make our bed runner sample quilt!


Finished size: 27" x 97" (it would very pretty on my king size bed).  She made it look as rich as it's name, using batik fabrics from Holly Tayor's Trails End.



The Gold Rush pattern by Chris Hoover for Whirligig Designs includes instructions both a quilt and bed runner.


Skill level: Intermediate

Quilt: 67" x 97"
10 3/4 yards for top, borders & binding
Not included 5 2/3 yards for backing


Bed Runner is 27" x 97"(as pictured)
5 1/2 yards for top, borders & binding
Not included: 2 2/3 yards for backing






We have kits available for the quilt or bed runner.
Purchase your kit here: Gold Rush


Saturday, January 19, 2013

Good morning Saturday!

I woke up this morning to this beautiful sunrise! Doesn't if just make your day start off on a positive note!


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Tree of Life from Timeless Treasures

Tree of Life
from Timeless Treasures by Chong-a Hwang.




These fabrics are from from Timeless Treasures by Chong-a Hwang. Chonga's artistic taste is demonstrated in these elegant fabrics with florals, butterflies, ferns stripes and geometrics. 

Many of the fabrics are accented by gold metallic. 

This beautiful quilt uses the pattern from Mountainpeek Creations.

Finished size: 50" x 67"
Skill level: Easy

Included in kit:
Pattern - Sidelights by Mountaincreek Creations

Approx: 5 yards fabrics for top, borders & binding
Purchase your kit here for $62.75 + shipping:  Sidelights 

 Not included: 3 1/3 yard backing.

Coming Soon and Tree of Life kit: BRICKS

Dimensions: 54.5″ x 68.5″
Quilt Pattern by Mountainpeek Creations




Thursday, January 10, 2013

Just Arrived: Blue Morning from Clothworks

by Iron Orchid Designs
Blue Morning has 13 prints and 4 companion fabric collection is 100% Quilters Quality Cotton.




These fabrics were inspired by the delicate beginnings of a Spring sunrise, The Blue Morning line of Fabrics by Iron Orchid Designs has romantic vintage findings and love letters sweetly hidden among the lush Spring florals. 
With fresh yellows, periwinkles and lavenders this collection will be perfect for your baby projects, Easter dresses, little girls decor and more!

The Quilt Kit Blue Morning includes a Free Pattern!

Finished size: 50 1/2" x 60 1/2"
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Linda Hahn, Frog Hollow Designs designed the pattern.
The is written in really nice detail with lots of pictures!

Included in kit:
Free Pattern
Approx: 6 3/4 yards fabric for top, borders & binding
Fabrics used in this quilt are as pictured (we've made no substitutions).
Purchase your kit here for $72.50 + Shipping: Blue Morning


Not included: 3 3/8 yards fabric for backing.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Yum Yum! Peanut Butter Desert



INGREDIENTS

1 cup peanut butter*
1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
3 cups confectioners' sugar
5 dozen miniature pretzel twists (about 3 cups)
1 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
DIRECTIONS
In a mixing bowl, beat peanut butter and butter until smooth. Beat in confectioners' sugar until combined.
Shape into 1-in. balls; press one on each pretzel. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until peanut butter mixture is firm, about 1 hour.
In a microwave-safe bowl or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and oil.
Dip the peanut butter ball into chocolate. Return to baking sheet, pretzel side down. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Store in the refrigerator.

Friday, January 4, 2013

BOM Saturday Soiree 4 month in Red or Blue

Saturday Soiree Quilt uses fabrics from the Gallery in Red and Blue Collection by Faye Burgos from Marcus Brothers. The 4 month block of the month was designed by Sarah Maxwell and Dolores of  Homestead Hearth.
This project can made in either the RED or BLUE colorway.
This four month block of the months starts in January 2013.

Each quilt uses 14 prints from the red or blue colorways. 
Finished size: 79 3/4 x 101"
Skill level: Advanced Beginner
Total yards for the quilt: 16 1/4 yards


The pattern includes rotary cutting diagrams for each block, and precise pressing ensures more accurate results. There are 3 blocks used in this quilt: Half-Square Triangles, Square-in-Square and Flying Geese.

Block of the months (BOM's) are a great way to make a beautiful large or intricate quilt while spreading the payments over four months.

Each month you'll receive kits that include fabrics and patterns to make your blocks.  Instructions for this quilt are written using basic quilting tools and skills.
Mailing schedule:
Month one: blocks 1 - 4
Month two: blocks 5 - 8

Month three: blocks: 9 -12
Month four: finishing kit (
includes 12 1/4 yards of fabric)

 **You will be put on automatic shipment with the blocks being mailed the third week of each month. Your credit card will be invoiced monthly at the time of shipment. This is a FOUR month commitment with no cancellations.


**Price for each month is $50 + shipping ($5.75)
Click here to start your BOM: SATURDAY SORIEE in Red or Blue


We also have available these options available from:
Quilt Insurance Package: 14 fat 1/8's for $17.50 plus shipping. This gives you a little added security in case you make a wrong cut.

 Backing: 2 1/2 yards X 108" + shipping. Add Backing now and save 20% (will be added to month 1)



You can purchase you kit for a one time cost for: $199.00  + shipping ($11.50) (Purchase these kit from the BOM listing)