Thursday, December 17, 2009

Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Video

Cheryl found this fantastic video online that shows how to creatively wrap gifts in fabric ... wonderful for fabric lovers and the environment...enjoy!

Furoshiki gift wrapping from RecycleNow on Vimeo.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

New Book Titles

We have a lovely range of new book titles just in time for Christmas Gift Giving!


Japanese Garden
Instruction booklet & full-size patterns give you everything you need to create unique circle blocks like a pro-in less time than it takes to measure and cut a single square block! Take Karen's Perfect Circles technique to new height when you use the skills in this book to create your designs.
Patchwork Table
Patchwork Table




45 runners, plus an article on Ideas for Changing the Size of a Table Runner. Also includes techniques: Piecing, applique, fussy cutting, It also has matching napkins and napkin rings. Plus, several of the projects are reversible.





Quilting Art

Quilting Art

Quilts are canvases for creative expression, evolving over the years from traditional coverlets to modern textile masterpieces. Quilting Art profiles 20 of the most fascinating contemporary quilters in the United States.




Farmer's Wife
Letters from the 1922 Farmer's Wife magizine contest, asking the readers "Do You Want Your Daughter To Marry A Farmer?" See the winning letters and quilt blocks chosen for their historical significance. Also encllosed CD containing templates for all patterns pieces, for easy printing.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Bali Batik Promotion!


We have a phenomenal promotion going on right now on Bali Batiks! These are all the best quality mostly from Hoffman but with a few from Moda, Robert Kaufman and Timeless Treasures. The selection is incredible and they are only 9.99/metre. Click on the picture to purchase online: Bali Batik Promotion.

Monday, December 7, 2009

New Canadian Publication


There is a new magazine for Canadian Quilters called Quilter's Connection Magazine. We have the new issue in stock now and ready to ship!
Jeannie has been hard at work decorating the store for Christmas and making up Christmas Gift boxes! If there are any hubbies out there who are looking for gifts for quilters they will be delighted by the selection!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

The Winter Newsletter is Ready

Woo Hoo! Our Winter Newsletter is ready! Here is a link to a PDF document of our Class Schedule - Winter 2010 . We have so many wonderful projects and programs beginning in the New Year - we kick it all off with our annual New Year's Sale and then we will be in high gear for the season!

Here are just a few highlights:
  • 3 block of the month programs
  • new stash builders club
  • ongoing workshops in Crazy Quilting and Log Cabin Design
  • announcing a whole new look for Sew Sisters in 2010!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Fresh Delivery of Ruler Racks!



My Dad and youngest son David have been hard at work in the woodshop and have a whole new batch of cedar ruler racks ready for Christmas Gift Giving. They hold tonnes of rulers and are only $14.99!