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Greetings from Designer Fabrics

Hello, Everyone! 

Man, I came across this the other day and it speaks volumes... And with another round of weather coming Wednesday, ugh. The sun is so deceiving today. The roads are getting worse with the blow ice and the drive to work tomorrow should be interesting- I'm hoping for uneventful and melted before Topper tomorrow! Be safe!! 

New fabrics are slated to be showing up this week... New fabrics means new samples!! We are cranking up the sample production at the shop with many new pieces to hit the floor in the next couple of weeks! With that, I have denoted and discounted many remaining kits for quite a few samples in-store! Quantities are limited to supply on hand. 

I made the executive decision to cancel the March retreat at Crystal Springs due to low numbers, so if you were hoping to wait until closer to the retreat to jump in, sorry. Our April one is still on. 

All the NEW items into the shop & the Events reminders are being posted so you can keep track of us on Facebook! Just in case you don't have extra time to peruse the website & want a general overview of what has been happening!! I'll try & post pictures of our whereabouts when possible!! 

Upcoming events...March 12th~ Top Your Table Club 2019! We will be featuring various projects from the Trendy Table 2 book by Heather Mulder Peterson of Anka's Treasures! Meetings to begin at 5:30pm the second Tuesday of each month. Join us for some fun as we showcase a runner/kit each month, check out all of the "new" fabrics and notions to come in, find new inspiration in each other's show and tell, eat some dessert, have a chance at winning door prizes, and shop after hours with a discount! Cost to join is the purchase of the Trendy Table 2 book from Designer Fabrics! 

March 14th~ Jim/Luke from Sewing Machines Plus will be here for machine service! 

March 19th~ Carrington Quilt Guild- Don't forget to bring your Bag Lady challenge! Dues for the year, and (4) items to play our game... We will be meeting around 6:15ish at the shop! 

March 26th~ Designer Quilt Club 2019- We will be back at it once again! Meetings to begin at 6:00pm the LAST Tuesday of each month. Cost for the year is $19.00. This year's theme may be "Cook's Choice", so that will cover much of what I do all year long! It could be a little bit of this, or a little bit of that... But mostly a whole lot of fun!! 

April 2nd~ Block-of-the-Month Block #8 will be available this week for pick up! 

April 4th-7th~ Crystal Springs Retreat- We are at about 21 of 36. 

New into the shop...
Pen & Ink 2
New in from Robert Kaufman are a simple group of blacks and whites! They bring out some great textures in their prints!! Pair them up with a red or lime green... or why not rainbow? 


Be Pawsitive
Animals are everywhere... so I nabbed in one for those cat lovers! One of my favorite design groups from Robert Kaufman. 






























Cuddle Prints
Wow! Just wow. Hoffman Fabrics and Shannon Cuddle paired up to print their digital prints on cuddle! Here we have the latest cardinal print great for the center of a quilt as you go strip quilt! At 29" x 58", it would also be fabulous in a larger version of Mountainpeek Creation's pattern called Reflections!! 































Cuddle Luxe
And last but not least, more Cuddle!! You have to stop in and feel the newest pieces of the softest Luxe Cuddle! The marbling of these beauties is incredible!! I need to make myself a nap cozy... for the shop! 


Stay warm and have a great week!! 

Until next time, Happy Quilting!!
Jackie


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Greetings from Designer Fabrics

Hello, Everyone! 

Well, I guess we can't change the weather, so we might as well embrace it and quilt! Whether you stay at home or take it on the road, let's hope for an extended weekend of quilting!! This weekend we finally got a full 4-day quilting weekend!! Although I wouldn't have objected to an extra day... With back to back weekend retreats, I did get a few UFOs checked off my list and a good start on a few others! So with another round of snow on the way, the shop is back in action and ready for you! I have a feeling freight is going to hit the fan this week, with the invoices I have been seeing come down the pipeline... I may need to find more shelf room pretty soon! Such a problem... Haha! 

All the NEW items into the shop & the Events reminders are being posted so you can keep track of us on Facebook! Just in case you don't have extra time to peruse the website & want a general overview of what has been happening!! I'll try & post pictures of our whereabouts when possible!! 

Upcoming events...February 26th~ Designer Quilt Club 2019- We will be back at it once again! Meetings to begin at 6:00pm the LAST Tuesday of each month. Cost for the year is $19.00. This year's theme may be "Cook's Choice", so that will cover much of what I do all year long! It could be a little bit of this, or a little bit of that... But mostly a whole lot of fun!! 

March 2nd~ Block-of-the-Month Block #7 will be available this week for pick up! 

March 12th~ Top Your Table Club 2019! We will be featuring various projects from the Trendy Table 2 book by Heather Mulder Peterson of Anka's Treasures! Meetings to begin at 5:30pm the second Tuesday of each month. Join us for some fun as we showcase a runner/kit each month, check out all of the "new" fabrics and notions to come in, find new inspiration in each other's show and tell, eat some dessert, have a chance at winning door prizes, and shop after hours with a discount! Cost to join is the purchase of the Trendy Table 2 book from Designer Fabrics! 

March 14th~ Jim/Luke from Sewing Machines Plus will be here for machine service! 

March 19th~ Carrington Quilt Guild- Don't forget to bring your Bag Lady challenge! Dues for the year, and (4) items to play our game... 

March 21st-24th~ Crystal Springs Retreat 

March 26th~ Designer Quilt Club 

April 4th-7th~ Crystal Springs Retreat 

New into the shop... I'm a little more well-rounded with fabric from several companies this week!








































Fire & Ice Batiks
New batiks in from Moda! Spice up your quilts with these beauties... Charm packs and layer cakes are available as well! 

Also in from Moda... Precuts of On Meadowlark Pond from Kansas Troubles... and, yes, the fabrics should be here this week! 

And the precuts for Sweet Violet by Jan Patek!! 

And rounding out Moda's shipments are some precuts and a couple of pieces of Purebred II by Erin Michael! 


Supernova
New in from Dear Stella Designs... a few pieces of Supernova from Rae Ritchie and some Daybreak and Spring Theory by August Wren! Sorry, I just LOVE those florals!! 

And a few stragglers of Tonga Batiks too!! 


108" Wide Backs
Robert Kaufman is represented with new 108" wide Splatter backs in a couple of colors! And the Manchester keeps coming in! 

Also in are a couple of inspirational pieces of Girl Power 2 from Dawn Tumelty. 


Welcome Home Flannel
And last but not least, an assortment of new flannels from Maywood Studio including pieces of Welcome Home from Jennifer Bosworth, Babe In The Woods Flannel Too from Rachel Shelbourne, and Lil' Sprout Too Flannel from Kim Christopherson. 


Stay warm and have a great week!! 

Until next time, Happy Quilting!! Jackie

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Greetings from Designer Fabrics

Hello, Everyone! 

Seriously!! I NEED an eighth day of the week... Or an extra week per month... Or an extra month per year... A girl can dream, can't she? I'll take whatever I can get at this point! 

Did I really say "mama needs a stay-at-home-retreat"?? Someone took me seriously with the weather, just not to the point of getting to stay home! Whomever is shaking the snow globe can ease up for a whole year!! And it seems whenever I have an event, it never fails to be crappy weather this year! Ooh, going to a retreat... bitter cold. Topper Club... bitter cold. Designer Quilt Club... cold and stormy. Super Bowl Sunday sale... storming. Take Megan to get her wisdom teeth out... stormy and bitter cold. Topper Club... let's throw in some more snow! I don't dare ask what the weather is going to be for any more of my adventures this winter. What should be a wonderful excuse to stay home and quilt, has turned me a bit sour as I have to venture out into it on a regular basis. I should've said- mama needs time to sew! Thank you to all of those who have asked me to come and vend for their groups as it really is my only chance to quilt these days!! I'll be found at the Camp of the Cross this weekend with the Frozen Fabric Frolic ladies (Missouri Valley Quilters) and next weekend in Richardton with the Quilter's on the Prairie ladies!! Let's Go Quilting!! 

All the NEW items into the shop & the Events reminders are being posted so you can keep track of us on Facebook! Just in case you don't have extra time to peruse the website & want a general overview of what has been happening!! I'll try & post pictures of our whereabouts when possible!! 

Upcoming events...February 12th~ Top Your Table Club 2019! We will be featuring various projects from the Trendy Table 2 book by Heather Mulder Peterson of Anka's Treasures! Meetings to begin at 5:30pm the second Tuesday of each month. Join us for some fun as we showcase a runner/kit each month, check out all of the "new" fabrics and notions to come in, find new inspiration in each other's show and tell, eat some dessert, have a chance at winning door prizes, and shop after hours with a discount! Cost to join is the purchase of the Trendy Table 2 book from Designer Fabrics! 

February 14th~ Jim/Luke from Sewing Machines Plus will be here for machine service! 

February 19th~ Carrington Quilt Guild Meeting- Don't forget to bring your Bag Lady fabrics to begin our challenge! Dues for the year, and (4) items to play our game... 

February 26th~ Designer Quilt Club 2019- We will be back at it once again! Meetings to begin at 6:00pm the LAST Tuesday of each month. Cost for the year is $19.00. We will run this club similar to 2018, so be thinking about your 2019 UFO list! I'm thinking this year's theme may be "Cook's Choice", so that will cover much of what I do all year long! It could be a little bit of this, or a little bit of that... But mostly a whole lot of fun!! 

March 2nd~ Block-of-the-Month Block #7 will be available this week for pick up! 

March 12th~ Top Your Table Club 

March 19th~ Carrington Quilt Guild 

March 21st-24th~ Crystal Springs Retreat 

March 26th~ Designer Quilt Club 

April 4th-7th~ Crystal Springs Retreat 

New into the shop...
Some Bunny Loves You
Sweet new pieces by Kanvas Studios for Benartex! Just in time to whip up some adorable projects for Easter! 

























































Tonga Batiks
Those beautiful batiks keep rolling in from Timeless Treasures! As promised, we have a new Glad Creations projects cut and in the works... 


Land That I Love
Deb Strain really did a wonderful job on this group! So much so, that I fell in love with the Stars & Stripes project from Coach House Designs! Kits are cut and will be available soon!! 









































Best Friends Forever
And last but not least, a sweet group from Stacy Iest Hsu for Moda! We are awaiting the charm packs and the doll house panel to finish off our lineup! I might have to make multiple projects out of these for my nieces... 




Stay warm and have a great week!! 

Until next time, Happy Quilting!! Jackie

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Hello, Everyone! 

So, how about that weather?? Ugh. We cut our weekend short at the Abbey this weekend to avoid driving on icy roads. It was the smart move... Safe and sound at home while the west had rain and in the middle changed over to freezing rain and snow. I did manage to empty the trailer yesterday morning before the winds started howling at home and the roads became questionable. Sorry for closing the shop a bit early for those of you who stopped by after 2:30. I didn't feel the need for anyone to be out in the mess. Today isn't much better with the winds howling from the north. Get ready for the deep freeze the rest of the week!

With it not so nice outside, there should be plenty of quilting going on!! I'm ready to kick it into overdrive and cross a few more off my UFO lists! And get myself ahead of the game with some DQC projects... Of course the UFO numbers are more than the possible one a month x three lists. So- challenge accepted. I'm in need of searching for one more strip for binding on my #4/36 as I ended up a bit short at the retreat this weekend. And the finished projects are all small so far, so I'm going to have to crank out some production on the larger ones on the list! Bring on the weather... mama needs a stay-at-home-retreat! ;-) 

All the NEW items into the shop & the Events reminders are being posted so you can keep track of us on Facebook! Just in case you don't have extra time to peruse the website & want a general overview of what has been happening!! I'll try & post pictures of our whereabouts when possible!! 

Upcoming events...January 29th~ Designer Quilt Club 2019- We will be back at it once again! Meetings to begin at 6:00pm the LAST Tuesday of each month. Cost for the year is $19.00. We will run this club similar to 2018, so be thinking about your 2019 UFO list! I'm thinking this year's theme may be "Cook's Choice", so that will cover much of what I do all year long! It could be a little bit of this, or a little bit of that... But mostly a whole lot of fun!! 

February 3rd~ 13th Annual Football Widow's Sale!! Details will be posted in-store the day of the sale... 

February 12th~ Top Your Table Club 2019! We will be featuring various projects from the Trendy Table 2 book by Heather Mulder Peterson of Anka's Treasures! Meetings to begin at 5:30pm the second Tuesday of each month. Join us for some fun as we showcase a runner/kit each month, check out all of the "new" fabrics and notions to come in, find new inspiration in each other's show and tell, eat some dessert, have a chance at winning door prizes, and shop after hours with a discount! Cost to join is the purchase of the Trendy Table 2 book from Designer Fabrics! 

February 14th~ Jim/Luke from Sewing Machines Plus will be here for machine service! 

February 19th~ Carrington Quilt Guild Meeting- Don't forget to bring your Bag Lady fabrics to begin our challenge! And (4) items to play our game... 

February 26th~ Designer Quilt Club 

March 12th~ Top Your Table Club 

March 19th~ Carrington Quilt Guild 

March 21st-24th~ Crystal Springs Retreat 

March 26th~ Designer Quilt Club 

New into the shop...
Wit & Wisdom
A fabulous new group from Kim Diehl for Henry Glass! Beautiful rich color in these pieces!! Time to freshen up your stash... 


Tim Holtz
New additions to the Tim Holtz pieces we have in the shop! I feel a new project coming on... 

And some new Cuddle pieces from Shannon Fabrics to keep our lineup beefed up! 


Maze
How about some more basics? Maze and Manchester are new from Robert Kaufman and add great texture to any project! 

Also in from Robert Kaufman, new pieces of Old Guys Rule









































Porcelain
And last but not least, a beautiful floral group by 3 Sisters for Moda! Just in time to whip up a Spring quilt project or two... 


Have a great week!! 

Until next time, Happy Quilting!! Jackie


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Greetings from Designer Fabrics


Hello, Everyone! 

Welcome to 2019! Don't blink... it will be over soon as they all seem to do these days! The weather changes every day and with it still being Winter, there are plenty of great sewing days left in this year! I need to go through my closet and decipher the numerous totes and fabrics that are tying up my not-so-organized space. I keep seeing everyone with their nice, neatly organized shelves and planned out/clearly labeled projects. Ugh! I am truly amazed at how much I can cram into a 4'x 12' space. In the past, I have been good about organizing my room around September or so. Last year, and maybe even the year before, I seemed to have skipped over it and let it slide into the mess it is today. Maybe this year I can make a dent in my closet- even if it is to get it organized. How many of us purchased fabrics/kits and have tucked them away for "some day"? Too many to count line those totes. It's time to crack them open and rejuvenate my inspirations! So much to do, so little time... 

I've been doing a bit of spring cleaning at the shop... new fabrics have been added to the clearance along with some books, kits, notions & patterns to the sale rack! Stop by and stay awhile as we have quite a bit to offer! And the coffee/hot chocolate is always available!! 

All the NEW items into the shop & the Events reminders are being posted so you can keep track of us on Facebook! Just in case you don't have extra time to peruse the website & want a general overview of what has been happening!! I'll try & post pictures of our whereabouts when possible!! 

Upcoming events...January 8th~ Top Your Table Club 2019! We will be featuring various projects from the Trendy Table 2 book by Heather Mulder Peterson of Anka's Treasures! Meetings to begin at 5:30pm the second Tuesday of each month. Join us for some fun as we showcase a runner/kit each month, check out all of the "new" fabrics and notions to come in, find new inspiration in each other's show and tell, eat some dessert, have a chance at winning door prizes, and shop after hours with a discount! Cost to join is the purchase of the Trendy Table 2 book from Designer Fabrics! 

January 10th~ Jim/Luke from Sewing Machines Plus will be here for machine service! 

January 15th~ Carrington Quilt Guild 

January 29th~ Designer Quilt Club 2019- We will be back at it once again! Meetings to begin at 6:00pm the LAST Tuesday of each month. Cost for the year is $19.00. We will run this club similar to 2018, so be thinking about your 2019 UFO list! I'm thinking this year's theme may be "Cook's Choice", so that will cover much of what I do all year long! It could be a little bit of this, or a little bit of that... But mostly a whole lot of fun!! 

February 3rd~ 13th Annual Football Widow's Sale!! 

New into the shop...
Tonga Batiks
Oh, man! Timeless Treasures has been cranking out the most fabulous batiks from Judy & Judel Niemeyer!! They are spectacular! New projects are around the corner with these... 


Strip-pies Packs
New strip-pies packs are in from Benartex! These have a bit of metallic and we have another that are primary and all glow!! 


My Happy Place
Aren't these just delightful? I can't wait to plan a Bernina project for myself!! How about you? 






























Cuddle Soft
And last but not least, more stragglers are added to our ever growing Cuddle wall/corner! Be looking for new projects to be turning up at the shop from our selection of Cuddle!! 


Have a great week!! 

Until next time, Happy Quilting!! Jackie