Guess what is just hitting news stands?!
My envelope was tucked into the mail bin with all of the other mail from 5 days away at the cabin for my birthday, and I opened it thinking it was another squishy envelope full of grey scrap strips, and OH BOY!
I read the sub header of “Addicted to Scraps? New Block from Bonnie Hunter Inside” And I got all excited…
And then I had to turn to the index to find out which one they used for this issue because I really couldn’t remember..LOL
Is it old age?
Or is it so many ideas of blocks and quilts dancing in my head that they are ALL new to me?
If you turn to my page you will find out!
Aren’t they going to be fun?
Each basket uses only two fabrics, light baskets on dark backgrounds for maximum color pop. You will find the full instructions for making a whole batch in the March/April 2016 issue.
And just look at what else is in here:
You know, magazines are still THE BEST source of patterns available. The cost per each is just pennies when you figure the cost per issue. I owe everything I am as a quilter today to those first magazines I picked up off of the news stands as a newly wed. They whet my appetite for learning and creating and trying everything I could get my hands on.
And this is just ADORABLE!
Zoe Zebra by Deb Grogan.
I think Mona needs to make one for Carmen!
Chocolate Covered Cherries by Will Bennett, made by Ruthie Wasmuth.
Lemoyne stars have always been a favorite and I love how they dance in this rendition. Beautiful quilt! You will find this pattern in the March/April 2016 issue of Quiltmaker!
You’ll also find this!
It’s a full page ad telling you of my just starting workshop series with Craft U! We officially started Monday, but you can jump in right now if you’d like! You haven’t missed a thing! Click the link below:
Download the videos to your computer and you own them FOREVER! This is great if you have limited data, as you will not have to be online to watch them, and you can watch them again and again and again. They are yours.
This is a repeat of my series that first aired in October. It was such a hit that we are running it AGAIN! You can find all of the information in that post HERE. I hope you’ll join me!
So to celebrate all of this quilty goodness, I’m going to do a little extra special giveaway!
Sweet deal for someone!
We are going to use the Linky for this giveaway. Click the blue “add your link” button at the way bottom of this post, just above my signature and put in JUST your name and email address. Leave the other fields blank. I will be drawing for one lucky winner who is going to win a copy of the March/April 2016 issue of Quiltmaker Magazine along with a “Dash to the Finish” Scrap Quilt Pattern by Debbie Caffrey and a Bonus CD from Quiltmaker with a special scrap pattern and 12 quilting motifs!
We will let the Random Number Generator pick our winner on Sunday, Jan 31st,
I’ve also got some special things happening on Monday, Feb 1st for Ground Hog Day, so you won’t want to miss that either!
Quiltville Quote of the Day!
Everything that happens to us becomes part of who we are. Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.
And fabric? Fabric always understands! Vintage string kaleidoscope found on a trip to Paducah, Kentucky 2003.
Good Luck, everyone, I'm off to Texas!