Monday, September 28, 2009

It's beginning to look like fall has arrived.....

I'm sorry I haven't posted in a while, but I have been very busy. Transforming the house for the fall months is always a happy time can never have to many fall decorations out, especially in Florida. We create the atmosphere, probably because we don't get the seasonal feel with the cooler temperatures. The witches, pumpkin guys and ghouls started to arrive this week..Scarecrows too. Becca, Sarah, Pa and I went to the pumpkin patch to get our first pumpkin for the season...well, actually, I picked out the biggest one I could find. I don't know what it weighs, but it's about 18 inches tall and the stem is 11 inches. It's a beauty and will make a great jack-o-lantern for our Halloween bon fire Halloween weekend. Becca and Sarah came home with ones they could carry....pie pumpkins.....but I remember Sarah saying, it's heavy gramma! She's 2

The guys that usually are present on the porch to greet guests haven't shown up yet, but I'm sure they will before it's over. As soon as I get my Fall Reversible Quilt back from Moda and quilt market, I'll hang it in the stairwell. I hope you make one too! And, if you do, please send me a picture!

It's such a wonderful time of year...............HAPPY FALL YA'LL

Friday, September 18, 2009

correction to the fall pattern covers.....

It looks like I need a keeper after all! The "Funda Bundle" pattern cover for one of the new fall patterns was shown twice, so I have corrected that. You can now see the "Necessary Bundle" posted. THANK YOU Nancy for letting me know!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

the Mr. Boo's

Is everyone ready for fall? I just wanted to share a little ditty my grand daughter, Rebecca, and I and I made last week. I am so fortunate to be a gramma that has her little ones close by. I get to spend time with them twice a week and we have the best time. We actually made two Mr. Boo's - one for Becca and one for Sarah, so we call them "the Mr. BOO's! They are made out of wool so it's easy and fun to make. We made them into a pattern, which all the pattern club members received for free just for being in the pattern club. If you are on my email list and upgrade to the pattern club (it's FREE to join) we will send this to you as a free gift. Send me an email I will tell you all about joining the pattern club.

We hope you enjoy seeing what we made. Becca has become a designer at age 5 1/2....
I wonder if Sarah will like designing too? She's 2 so she has some time to decide.

Enjoy the Mr. Boo's and perhaps making some with your children would be a fun fall project!

Friday, September 11, 2009


Happy Fall everyone! The new pattern covers have been designed and are now being printed. I should have them all next week. Pre-order today and be among the first to have them.

Two new quilt patterns, but 3 quilts to make. The Fall Reversible, featuring The Fall Guy and Happy Fall Ya'll is my first reversible quilt. It's all pieced with big pieces and really a lot of fun to make. One quilt for an entire season. September until the end of November...with a flip side for the Halloween holiday!

Don't forget Mocking Birds......see, they did come back home to roost! A pieced quilt with wool applique.........and don't let the triangles fool you, it's not hard at all. For those of you receiving a free pattern (you know who you are) I will get these to you as soon as I get them back from the printer....I didn't forget you!

It's a Crock and Will You be My Valentine are both wool table rugs - The Buggy Barn class will also be receiving their free copy as soon as I have them in my hands.

And, something new for Primitive Pieces by Lynda..........patterns called BUNDLES!

NECESSARY bundle is sewing roll-ups - pieced fabrics and wool applique
pattern bags - pieced fabrics and wool applique (sorry, pictures
had to be changed and now are out of sync. This bundle is the
first picture you see)

CHRISTMAS bundle is just that! I Caught Santa and Catch a Falling Star - both
wool front and back

FUNDA' bundle - fundamental projects for everyone....from a beginner who can start
with a smaller project and make a sewing box to keep all her
proper necessaries to an experienced quilter that enjoys a simple
project to make for every season and who doesn't like a new
sewing box once in a while?

I hope you'll collect all the bundles.......because there are more to come!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


Lorie Quinn, a gal I met at the Buggy Barn took wonderful pictures of the show. I left Saturday morning early to fly home so I missed it. Lorie took wonderful pictures and has shared them with me so I could at least see the show through her pictures. A great big THANK YOU! to Lorie. You can see her pictures at the link below......enjoy!