So… Now that I’m pretty sure I know what I have to do to work the kinks out of this new design, I’m ready to start making a few samples that are “show worthy” and along the way I’ll hopefully create one that’s beautiful and interesting enough to qualify for “Cover Model” status! You might…

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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… I really love the collection of bags we’re showing you this month especially because so many of our designs are represented! seriously AMAZING! So let’s get started!…

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So… it’s time for my favorite post from the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival because now I get to show you the quilts that were MY personal favorites from the 2020 show! But first I want to emphasize that I am no expert on quilting. As a matter of fact, I’m really not even a quilter myself…

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So… in our last post in this, our 21st cycle of Purse Pattern Chronicles we showed you the 1st and 2nd prototype of what will eventually be our new pattern for Sping 2020. And if you’ve been with us for any of our other 20 cycles of Purse Pattern Chronicles then you know that what…

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So…. even though I’ve been in business for almost 16 years, I still get a big kick out of seeing our customers carrying bags they’ve made from our patterns! And what better place to “spy” these customers than at a retail quilt/craft show, right? So having said that, it is now my pleasure to show…

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So… you might remember from our last post when we showed you the sketch for our new design for Spring 2020, that this out next post it would be time to make the 1st prototype of this new design… well two of them actually… because I wasn’t all that happy with the first one I…

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So….. with the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in the books, it’s time to tell you how it all went and here’s the deal… it . went . GREAT! Truth is… all of our shows have been great ever since the debacle otherwise known as Virginia Beach 2018! I’m thinking it must have something to do…

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So… it seems like a long, LONG time since we were working on a new design. That’s because within a week of getting back home from Houston and the Quilt Market & Festival, I was in the hospital undergoing total knee replacement surgery. And even though this surgery has been planned on for quite some…

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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, the Eye Candy for March 2020 is seriously AMAZING! So let’s get started! Elvira Quintos used Japanese fabric to…

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So… recently I told you about the six best decisions we made for our business, but here’s the deal… if I had to pick the single hardest thing we faced in starting up this business back in 2004 it would clearly be the overwhelming MOUNTAIN of stuff we needed to learn and do without ANY…

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