Thursday, November 27, 2008

Christmas at Little Quilts

Little Quilts is all decorated for Christmas. There are so many wonderful new patterns, kits, ornaments, and more.

Angels are flying all over the shop; they have the prettiest white beaded dresses ($26.95):

A wreath stand ($15.50) with berry wreath ($22.95):

These vintage-look tinsel ornaments ($3.00 regular, $4.50 wreaths, large tinsel trees $9.25) are the perfect addition to your primitive Christmas:

Large nutcrackers ($17.95):

Nutcracker ornaments ($3.95):

Advent box ($124.95), includes feather tree; each day's drawer contains a tiny ornament:

Itty Bitty Button Pictures, by All Through the Night; each fills a 4x6" frame (pattern $9.50):

All kinds of goodies, including woolen angels made by Mary Ellen ($9.00) and a pattern for small Christmas basket quilt and six tag ornaments, "a brown mutt christmas" ($10.25):

Whimsical woolen "Adornments" by All Through the Night pattern ($9.50):

Don't miss the new accessory carousels: Krafter's Purse ($24.95) with Karousel ($9.95) to spin it on:

and the tiny size ($15.50), "the tiny tote with spinning possibilities":

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Customer Show and Tell

This is the Little Quilts American Spirit Flag completed by
one of our favorite customers:

These purses were brought in by the same customer who made the flag:

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Block Swapper Show and Tell

From the Batik and Black Blockswapper, which concluded last month, a customer made this stunning throw size quilt. Block Swapper participants now are doing "Feedsack style" bowtie Blocks for a fun exchange. Details at the store. You can start anytime! New participants would end up with 40 Six Inch Bow Tie Blocks! A fun exchange.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Around the Shop

The Liberty Star "Jingle All The Way" (pattern $12.95) Trunk Show and applique patterns from All Through the Night are still here to enjoy.

Curved piecing quilt made by our own Libby Lowe using Eliza's Backporch Crazy Curves Templates ($15.95) and Small Paths Templates ($11.95):

The complete "Ring in the New" set by Kathy Schmitz is available ($25; finishing kit $11.95); stitch a little picture for each month of the year:

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Quilt Market #2

More photos of Quilt Market. Here is Kaffe Fassett's booth; Kaffe Fassett's new fabrics soon to arrive at Little Quilts:

Here is the Circuit Rider's Quilt, reproduction of a 42-block 1862 quilt that honored a circuit rider minister from eastern Ohio, now in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago (book available at Little Quilts, by Jenifer Dick, $26.95):

Here is Kaye England's Back Home Again quilt (Little Quilts has some of the fabrics):

Judie and Bob Rothermel at the Marcus Brothers booth. Little Quilts has lots of fabric from Judie's many fabric lines, including Civil War Dressing Gowns and Quaker Quilts, just to mention a few:

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Quilt Market #1

Some photos from Quilt Market. To begin, two views of Bonnie Blue Quilts' booth, and remember, Little Quilts has the Bonnie Blue Basics fabric line in the shop:

Here is Maggie Bonanomi's booth; Little Quilts has her book, "With These Hands" available in the shop ($25.95):

Amy Butler's beautiful booth; there's a good selection of Amy Butler fabrics in the shop with more on the way:

Barbara Brackman's booth, featuring her book "Carrie Hall's Sampler: Favorite Blocks from a Classic Pattern Collection", available in the shop ($14.95):

Watch for more booth photos in the next post.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

"When the Cold Wind Blows" Blackbird Designs Trunk Show is at Little Quilts

Be sure to come to Little Quilts and see the very first showing of Blackbird Designs' When the Cold Wind Blows trunk show since it debuted last week at Quilt Market. All of these wonderful designs are in their new book, available at the shop for $26.95.

Also stay tuned for photos of Quilt Market in the next post.

Saturday, November 01, 2008

Little Quilts' Tenth Anniversary Celebration

It's Little Quilts' Tenth Anniversary and you are invited to the party! Little Quilts is closed on Sunday, but be sure to stop by on Monday, November 3rd, for the second day of celebration: enjoy free booklets and patterns, demos, door prizes drawn every hour, and everything in the shop (with a very few exceptions) is 10% off!

The Anniversary Celebration Grand Prize is a Basket of 10s: 10 notions, 10 patterns, 10 FQs, and other goodies, value $150.

And there's more! We have a lovely selection of fall and Halloween fabrics that are 40% off:

Did you notice the adorable pincushion cupcakes in the first photo and at the refreshment table at Little Quilts? You may recognize them as being fresh from the Houston Quilt Market oven! The pattern, by Cindy Taylor Oates, is $6.50.