Grand Opening

Grand Opening

By on Jul 18, 2016 in Giveaway, Shop Talk | 31 comments

Welcome to our Grand Opening! We are so happy you are here. I am excited to tell you that we now have a new warehouse filled to the brim with all the latest modern fabric. Come on over and have a look. WE HAVE Solids… 500 and counting!! The newest collections from Cotton + Steel, Anna Maria Horner, Lizzy House, Bonnie & Camille, Violet Craft, Aneela Hoey,...

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What We’re Making! Flying Geese Quilt

What We’re Making! Flying Geese Quilt

By on Apr 20, 2016 in Sewing | 1 comment

This sweet little Flying Geese quilt was made using the free tutorial found here. It measures 36″ x 45″ and is the perfect size for a small lap quilt or a toddler quilt. This is the stack of fabric I started with. A mix of tomato red, lime green, aqua, turquoise, orchid-y pink, fuchsia and navy prints. Most the of the fabric I chose is monochromatic. I...

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BOOK: The Applique Book by Casey York

BOOK: The Applique Book by Casey York

By on Mar 15, 2016 in Books, Giveaway | 0 comments

Welcome to Day 2 of the blog hop for The Appliqué Book: Traditional Techniques, Modern Style by Casey York! Casey York has followed up her first book, Modern Appliqué Illusions, with a comprehensive guide for applique technique called, The Appliqué Book. In her new book, Casey covers seven different appliqué methods including: needle turn, raw edge, reverse...

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What Goes With What? Woodland Clearing by Liesl Gibson

What Goes With What? Woodland Clearing by Liesl Gibson

By on Feb 4, 2016 in Giveaway, What Goes With What? | 26 comments

What solids coordinate with Woodland Clearing by Liesl Gibson? Kona Cotton: ivory, amber, peach, salmon, aqua, azure, cloud, slate and chocolate. Cambridge Lawn Solids: ivory, gold, peach, mint, smoke and chocolate. Woodland Clearing is a fresh and sophisticated fabric line by Liesl Gibson for Robert Kaufman. This collection is filled with delicate watercolors...

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Flying Geese Block Tutorial

Flying Geese Block Tutorial

By on Jan 8, 2016 in Quilting, Tutorials | 5 comments

I was inspired to turn my Winter Brights bundle into a flock of colorful geese! I’ve added a coloring page below that you can print and color at home. It’s a simple but dynamic quilt design using only Flying Geese blocks. Nothing fancy, but so rewarding. Flying Geese is a versatile quilt block found in many quilt designs either as a single block repeated...

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Pink Chalk Exclusive: Winter Brights

Pink Chalk Exclusive: Winter Brights

By on Jan 4, 2016 in Pink Chalk Exclusive | 6 comments

  Now that the holiday decorations are put away the house feels plain and empty. I need a project that brightens everything up. This color palette of navy, fuchsia, turquoise, lime and tomato cuts right through the dark winter days. Introducing an exclusive collection called Winter Brights available for a limited time from The Intrepid Thread. Let’s take...

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Highlight: Kona Color of the Year

Highlight: Kona Color of the Year

By on Dec 29, 2015 in Inspiration | 27 comments

  A photo posted by robertkaufman (@robertkaufman) on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:02am PST After two weeks of anticipation, Robert Kaufman announced their color of the year yesterday. It’s a bright, sunny, “unabashedly” yellow called Highlight. They posted it on their blog and instagram and they’ve also included a lookbook with several quilts...

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Giveaway: Carkai + Coordinates

Giveaway: Carkai + Coordinates

By on Dec 28, 2015 in Giveaway | 237 comments

  It didn’t take long for me to cut into that new pile of fabric! So far my favorite thing about Carkai is all the different combinations you can make with the prints. I really like how the blues and greens look together. There are a lot of different shades and tones and which makes it easy to get a cohesive look without being too matchy-matchy. I pulled...

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