Friday, December 23, 2016

From Christmas at Bear's Paw Ranch, follow Eleanor Burns as she guides us through the creation of this wonderful Irish Holiday quilt using strips.  She also crafts a 'jolly jacket' for her dog, Peanut, and presents it all in her wonderful, entertaining style.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Happy first day of Winter!

The start of winter—the winter solstice—is the darkest day of the year when the Sun reaches its most southern point in the sky at local noon. After this date, the days start getting "longer," i.e., the amount of daylight begins to increase.

Friday, December 16, 2016

The Riverdale "BUTTON" Collection is a beautiful series of pillows, wall hangings and tote patterns!

Each has a unique and gorgeous design featuring vintage sewing machines, scissors, and little quilt shops.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Sneak Peek at what's coming in 2017 from Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson from Benartex did it again with this beautiful new Christmas fabric collection coming April 2017:

A Festive Season

Festive cardinals, delicately outlined in gold metallic, holly leaves, sprinkled with gold - Jackie’s A Festive Season is a truly rich celebration of the season. Exquisite printing and vibrant colors are the hallmarks of this collection. With two panels to choose from: cardinals or ornaments, and a sumptuous assortment of coordinating textures, A Festive Season is sure to become a classic choice for holiday quilting and decorating.

Will be available here in 2017: A Festive Season

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Well, it's started.....

Here at North Lake, when the lake starts to freeze over you know winter is starting.....

and get the boots out....

Monday, October 31, 2016

We had a lots of fun at 2016 Quilt Market this year! There were lots of great familiar faces!

Gerri Robinson

Valori Wells

Kaffe Fassett

Patrick Lose


Sunday, October 30, 2016

New Ideas at 2017 Fall Quilt Market

Chocolatier from RJR designed by Gen X Quilters is soooo delicious!

Star Design Studios: Tall Pines Tree featuring hand dyed cottons!

Nancy Rink new Block of the Month:
Getting to Know You:

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

2016 Fall Quilt Market

This George Brown Convention Hall is BIG - really big!
We walked over 10,000 steps today!