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Setting the Tables for the “Road”

So… Since next week at this time we’ll be in Ontario, California, I thought it time to show you what we have in mind for our display this year. You might remember that we made some HUGE changes to our display for the International Quilt Festival in Houston and since it was such a successful…

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Another Bag for the “Road”

So… way back in 2015, when we were getting ready to make our very 1st trip to the Southern California for the Road to California Quilters Conference, we were asked to fashion one of our bags out of a brand new line of fabric commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Show. It turned out to…

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Ask Kat: On Making Substitutions

So… I got this email today and because of its similarity to SO many others I’ve been receiving of late, I thought I’d share it here, especially since I find this type of email puzzling and yes… a bit frustrating. “I’ve begun cutting out my first Packlets bag. I have a question. When you say…

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January 2020 Eye Candy

So….. ALL of the bags pictured below were created using our patterns & either shared on our FaceBook Group page,, or mailed to us directly!But here’s the deal… even though last month’s Eye Candy was wonderful, January’s Eye Candy is seriously AMAZING! So let’s get started, shall we? And Marilyn Karper stopped by my booth…

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Our Goals for 2020

So… in a recent post, I told you about some of the things that worked well for us in 2019, as well as some of the things that didn’t quite go as I had hoped. And now, with our 2019 assessment completed, I’m ready to talk a bit about our goals for the new year…

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2019: What Worked & What Didn’t!

So… 2019 is almost over, so it’s time for us to sit down and do a long, hard, look at what we did right over the course of the last 12 months, as well as what just didn’t work out quite as well as we had hoped.  so here’s how things went this year. First,…

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PPC20: Another Serving of Cork, Please!

So… you might recall that recently I tried my hand at using cork as the exterior material for one of our designs for the very 1st time! And here’s the deal, I enjoyed using cork SO MUCH that I couldn’t wait to try my hand with this amazing material again! For one thing, I very…

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There’s a New Zip in Town!

So… one of my favorite things to do is to announce the release of a brand new zipper style and TODAY is one of those days!!! And here’s the deal… it was only this past winter that we add the ALL SILVER zippers to our lineup and they have enjoyed such success that we decided…

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December 2019 Eye Candy

So…. ALL of the bags pictured below were created using our patterns & either shared on our FaceBook Group page, or mailed to us directly!But here’s the deal… even though last month’s Eye Candy was wonderful, THIS month’s Eye Candy is seriously AMAZING! So let’s get started, shall we? Here’s my favorite “Eye Candy” for…

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