Shop Update

I have a little etsy shop update this weekend.  I’ve been assembling a selection of novelty blocks to make a kit for the Retro Christmas Quilt from last year.  This kit has 82 pre-cut squares perfect for this project. Every single fabric is not identical to the ones in last year’s quilt, but many are the same and all are cute and create the same look. Purchasing the kit includes the PDF pattern that I will email to you. 
So sorry. The kits are SOLD OUT.
The pattern is also sold separately on etsy. You can also get the pattern instantly here via Pulley.
This kit does not include the fabric for the rest of the quilt.  (To simplify and save on shipping for you all, I decided to just assemble the unique blocks. The rest is easy for you to find on your own.)  The rest of the fabric requirements are 3/8 yard red for cornerstones (I used a micro-dot but a solid would work too), 2 yards solid white, 1/2 yard binding and 3 1/2 yards backing.
I do have a handful of pre-cut backings available in the shop as well. Both are from Holiday Happy by Monica Solario-Snow for Lecien and coordinate with a lot of the fabrics in the kit. They are pre-cut to the perfect size for a 66″ x 66″ back, but do require sewing one seam.
In addition, I listed a Halloween Pennant Kit. This includes 20 different 6″ x 5″ die-cut pennant triangles. You could use them to make a bunting like I did last year. The fabrics are slightly different this year, but equally awesome and Halloween-ish.
It feels slightly wrong to post about Christmas and Halloween considering it’s 90 degrees outside and I’m still loving wearing flip-flops – and in no hurry to stop.  I’m one of those who can’t even listen to Christmas music until after Thanksgiving, but I wanted to give folks time to, you know, make the quilt before Johnny Mathis hits the airwaves. 
And now, I’m off to a football game with my husband on this gorgeous, last day of September. (sniff) And then, I am going to watch General Conference on Saturday and Sunday.  It’s one of my favorite events of the year. I always come away uplifted and motivated to do and be better. I hope you have a great weekend too!

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    notes of sincerity
    September 30, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    What a darling charm pack!! :o)<br />I am having a little give a way.<br />Would you like to drop by?<br /><br />Are you counting the days until The Sewing Summit? I can&#39;t wait!! :o)<br /><br />Sincerely, Trish

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    September 30, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    Love both! Can&#39;t wait to get them in the mail! 😉

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    September 30, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Enjoy those flip flops! Our weather&#39;s been a real mixed bag lately. I just bought one of your Christmas kits and am so excited! I missed out last year and couldn&#39;t resist this time around!

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    September 30, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    Have just been assembling my Christmas quilt kit from last year….love it! A little sidetracked for now, but hope to finish up in time to enjoy it this holiday season (and for many years to come!).

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    September 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Super Cute Fabric. I think I need a christmas quilt! Love your blue and brown quilt. Do you think they will being having the sewing summit other years! I want to go so bad, but it&#39;s just not in the budget this year!

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    October 4, 2011 at 12:26 am

    Very cute Christmas quilt. Glad to know you have fun and watch Conference too! It was soooo Good!

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