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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Primitive Quilts 2015 Calendar & Star Strings Pattern!!

Primitive Quilts and Projects magazine's 2015 calendar is now available, and I'm honored that they chose my Star Strings pattern to grace the cover this year.  

I have a limited quantity of calendars now available on my website, and I wanted you to have the pattern, too!  

When you purchase the calendar, you will get the Star Strings pattern for only $6!!

The pincushion instructions are included in the Star Strings pattern as well!!  

Click here to order yours while supplies last!!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Market Day ~ Airing of the Quilts ~ Part Four

Here's your weekly reminder that....it's Friday, and time for another block in our Marcus Designers Friends & Companions Sew-along.  Guess what?  This is your last block....which means that next week is THE BIG REVEAL!!  So exciting!

Be sure to visit the Marcus Fabrics blog, Marcus Mentions, and meet Lisa Shepard who works in the NY city offices.  Lisa is a very talented writer and among her many responsibilities is taking care of the Marcus Fabrics blog.  Click here to hop on over to the blog and pick up this week's block instructions.  

And now....let's continue with today's.....

Airing of the Quilts

Renee from Iowa

Fluerette from South Africa
Marcia B from Texas ~ Mini version
Marcia B from Texas ~ Full version
Marcia from Texas
Mary C from Washington
Mary H from Nebraska
Maureen from Canada
Nancy from Florida
Peggy from Indiana
Penny from Canada
Rachael from Texas
Raewyn from New Zealand ~ Mini version
Raewyn from New Zealand ~ regular size
Robin from Arizona
Robin from South Carolina
Rosemary from Michigan
Roxanne from Virginia

Marge from Pennsylvania

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Market Day ~ Airing of the Quilts ~ Part Three

Debbie McClarence with her First Place winning Prairie Gathering quilt.
Before I begin sharing more photos of your Market Day quilts, please allow me to share a bit of good news about my friend, Deb (who works with me).  Deb not only helped me piece my Prairie Gathering quilt, she then made a second one that she will eventually get to keep.  Both of our Prairie Gathering quilts will go "on tour" all over the world in the next year.  Before Deb's quilt leaves on the tour, she was able to enter it into our local quilt guild's (Heritage Quilter's Guild) show this past weekend, and it won First Place!!  

Debbie McClarence's Pins & Needles First Place winner!
 A Prairie Gathering wasn't the only winning quilt for Deb.  She also entered her Pins & Needles quilt (which is a free quilt pattern I designed for the Marcus Fabrics website) the uses both my Pin Money and Prairie Wovens fabric collections.  
She took First Place with that quilt, too!!!  Deb actually won a total of three First Place ribbons.  The third quilt was my Nabby's Dowry Pocket Patchwork Sew-Along quilt (not pictured).  Congratulations, Deb!!  Your quilts are wonderful.  

That just goes to show you, if Deb can make TWO Prairie Gathering quilts, you can easily make just one!!

Thank you for allowing me to gush a bit about Deb's accomplishments.  And now......on with a bit of gushing over Market Day quilts!  Enjoy this next batch of lovelies.....

Joy from California
Joyce N from Illinois

Judith H from New Hampshire

Juliann from Washington

Julie from Kansas #1

Julie From Kansas #2

Julie from Kansas #3

Karen D from New Jersey

Karen from Pennsylvania
Karen from Utah

Karen S from Illinois ~ Mini version

Karen S from Illinois with both versions

Kathy B from Michigan ~ Mini version

Kathy B from Michigan ~ both versions

Kathy S from Ohio
Lauri from Utah
Kathy W from Indiana
LeAnn from Texas

Kathy W from Canada with extra border

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Market Day ~ Airing of the Quilts ~ Part Two

I hope you've been enjoying the quilt show!  I'll get right back to the

Airing of the Quilts

Here's the next batch of Market Day quilt photos.... 
Deb from South Carolina

Debbie A from California ~ mini version

Debbie A from California ~ regular size
Debbie P from Massachusetts

Deborah from Canada

Deborah B from California ~ regular size

Deborah B from California ~ mini version
Dona from Vermont ~ Mini

Dona from Vermont

Donna L from California

Dominique from France
Elaine M from Indiana
Ginny M from Illinois ~ regular size

Ginny M from Illinois ~ Mini version
Jan from Indiana
Jane L from Arizona

Janet from New Jersey

Janet G from New Jersey

Janet G from Massachusetts
Janet O from Utah

Jean B from Minnesota

JoAnn B from Massachusetts

More inspiring Market Day quilts coming in my next post!