Friday, July 31, 2009

Bearingtons for the Fall at Little Quilts

If you aren't familiar with Bearington Bears, you have to stop by the shop and hug one -- SO soft and fuzzy! The fall collection is adorable with the bears dressed in their fall clothes and one dressed in a bumble bee costume. Very cute and cuddly!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Civil War Legacies Trunk Show Held Over and *Flag* Quilt

The Civil War Legacies trunk show has been extended for one more week. Be sure to stop by if you haven't seen it yet -- stunning quilts!
Also, "Flag Day" is a 68" x 54" quilt beautifully appliqued by Fran Brewer.
Check out all those star points! Pattern is "Flag Day" by Alice Wilhoit
Designs. Let us know if you're interested -- we're checking out pattern

Friday, July 24, 2009

Moda French General Sewing Pouch

Sewing pouch from the French General with fabrics by Moda ($15). Young girls in France embroidered their fine linens with the red floss included in their sewing kit. Also comes with buttons and pins for doing their mending. The perfect gift for your sewing friends. Rouenneries were cotton prints printed in Rouen, France during the mid 18th century. The fabrics from French General fabrics will be arriving in October.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Lucille Ball to be Guest at Little Quilts in August

Lucille Ball is our next guest in August in our "Voices of the Past Series" in the Patchwork Society. Learn techniques for a beautiful basket quilt. We'll have a whimsical version with our Lucille Ball fabrics that are arriving any day now. Sign up for this fun class day or evening. Check
newsletter for details.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Kits Galore

Stop in and check out our simplified version of Harvest Garden by Wilmington Prints. The kit includes pattern and fabrics including binding. You will need 3-2/3 yds for backing. Bonus: includes extra fabric for towels, aprons, table runners. Combine maple leaves and nine-patch blocks for this fun quilt with a great border print:
More inspiration awaits you on our Fall table with the Harvest Garden Quilt. Peek around and you can also see our newest purse pattern from Lazy Girl Designs. Make this purse with just seven fat 1/4ths - that includes the lining and 9 pockets - including great directions. We have kitted up our model:

Monday, July 13, 2009

Added: Another Trunk Show: Civil War Legacies from Carol Hopkins

Small quilts from Civil War Legacies / Carol Hopkins Designs in the shop right now: Two more small quilts from Civil War Legacies. We have patterns for all of them. We love the indigo and shirtings, but also can't resist the browns and pinks. Decisions, decisions...:
Don't forget that there are three trunk shows going on right now: Gathered in Time....Civil War Legacies and wool dolls from Threads that Bind. A feast for your eyes and lots of inspiration.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Second Saturday Sampler July - Alternate Blocks

It was a delightful day yesterday at Little Quilts' Second Saturday Sampler; here are the alternate blocks that you may be working on in July (blue and yellow, feedsack, the smaller 6" size of the main colorway, and Oriental):

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Two Trunk Shows at Little Quilts

Little Quilts is hosting not one, but two trunk shows right now. Threads That Bind show is featured on the mantel in the wool area of the shop: appealing wool figures known as Crow Catcher (pumpkin man), Stocking Stuffer (Santa), Perfect Potion (witch), and Candy Cane (snowman; not pictured). These guys really have a presence:
Just arrived today, July 2nd, are ten fantastic quilts from Civil War Legacies, a pattern company featuring reproduction style quilts. In the group shown below are Grandpa's Cards, Allie Beane, Alexander's Bean Pot, and Abigail's Gowns, to name a few:
Shown below is Juliet's Ribbons. All patterns for sale. Come in to see these interesting quilts in person!