Thursday, March 26, 2009

The Little Quilts Circus ~don't miss it~

Welcome to the Little Quilts Circus - your stop for Shop Hop "The Memories of Childhood", from Thursday, March 26th through Saturday, March 28th, 9AM - 7PM and also Sunday, March 29th from 1PM - 5PM. Have fun with us:

Shop Hop: Remember to Look Overhead

A special treat awaits you during the Greater Atlanta Quilt Shop Hop. This clown, from the collection of a dear friend, Carol Miller, who grew up in a circus family, will hang overhead all week:

Carol Miller also shared this musical carousel with us for you to enjoy during the Shop Hop. Bring your camera to take a picture. It's a real treasure. Thank you, Carol, for sharing these with us.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

While Shop Hopping, don't forget....

While Shop Hopping this week, don't forget to sign up for the door prize. Even if you don't go to all the shops, you are still eligible to win our prize. Sign up for a chance to win our Sterling Star of the Circus Charm bracelet, a great Quilt Pink Cookbook, Turning Twenty Again book and fabric to make the quilt, plus a bundle of Little Quilts Shirts - far greater than $100 value:

Early Shoppers Arrive at Shop Hop :-)

Here come some early Shop Hoppers during set-up today (you may recognize Sally Babcock, famous trapeze artist, oh, and also retired owner of Quilted Hearts in Gainesville, out shopping with friends:

Friday, March 20, 2009

Threads That Bind Trunk Show at Little Quilts

You won't want to miss the newest trunk show at Little Quilts from Threads That Bind, a wonderful collection of wool applique and needlepunch patterns:

There are fifteen pieces in all from Shawn Williams, with very attractive framing and finishing ideas.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Feedsack Bow Tie Swap **Party**

We celebrated our Bow Tie Block Swap party on Saturday. Check out the cute quilts we ended up with! Patterns are available for all the settings. This rainbow quilt with a strippy border (44" x 50") was made by Muriel Pfaff:

This Bow Tie Snowballs (46" x 58") was also made by Muriel using 48 Bow Tie blocks:

Mary Ellen von Holt used 32 Bow Tie blocks on-point to make this 45" x 53" quilt:

This little baby quilt, using only 20 Bow Tie blocks and a few scraps in the corners, was made by our block swap leader, Kathy Niemann:

This medallion setting (50" x 62"), made by Linda Wirtz, uses 48 Bow Tie blocks and a scrappy border:

This quilt (63" x 69"), called "Xs and Os", was the largest quilt shown at the party; it uses 72 Bow Tie blocks and was made by Janice Kuhns:

Patterns for all the settings are available at the shop.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Next Block Available: Primitive Garden ~adorable~

The March block of the Primitive Garden wool applique BOM is now available at Little Quilts: the Sap Bucket. Kits sold out; pattern is available.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Baby Quilt Kit: Chenille Jungle Jamboree

New from Little Quilts is Chenille Jungle Jamboree Baby Quilt (kit is $36.95, quilt size is 33" x 42"). A fun, fast, and easy quilt to make.

See you at the circus, March 26th through the 29th.

New Block Swapper Exchange: Four Patch; Join Now

Sign up now (or any time during the six-month exchange) to participate in Little Quilts' next Block Swapper Program. Bring in your sets of blocks by April 1st. Pay $5 one time to participate for six months:

Monday, March 09, 2009

Show and Tell: from Stars Around the Garden Class

A completed quilt by Jodi Buhay from our Stars Around the Garden class, led by Mary Ellen.

Sunday, March 08, 2009

Show and Tell from "Celebrate with Little Quilts"

One of our customers made this baby quilt and it was the hit of the baby shower! She used the pattern from the book "Celebrate With Little Quilts". The book is available in the shop.

Saturday, March 07, 2009

Come to the Shop Hop **Circus**

Come One, Come All to the Little Quilts Shop Hop Circus! Be sure to BRING YOUR CAMERA so that you can be transformed into a trapeze artist or muscle man! What fun. We cannot wait!

Friday, March 06, 2009

Spring at Little Quilts

We're having beautiful spring weather now in Atlanta, and spring has also arrived at Little Quilts with bunnies everywhere hiding among the daffodils and spring fabric bundles!

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Flag Day Farm Fabrics are on the Bench

"Flag Day Farm" is here. Beautiful reds, whites, and blues designed by Minnick & Simpson for Moda. Hurry in -- it's going fast!

Monday, March 02, 2009

Unusual and Divine Double Wedding Ring Quilt (Class)

This beautiful Double Wedding Ring quilt was made by Amanda Smallwood using the Marti Michell templates. Would you like to try making one as well? Check our class calendar and sign up for Amanda's class.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Show and Tell: Jan Patek "All my Best" made by Wanda Hizer

For all you primitive lovers, this quilt was made by Wanda Hizer using the pattern "All My Best" designed by Jan Patek, the best primitive designer ever! This pattern is currently on sale for $60 and includes the complete set of patterns for the quilt PLUS 18 additional patterns that can be used for wallhangings.