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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Besties: Adult Coloring Books; Frivols; Moda Scrap Bags; Tula Pink; Kay's masterpiece;

Dorothy has so many coloring book supplies, Sharon decided to make her a holder for her collection of gel pens!  What a bestie!  

Karla stopped by to show us the Jelly Roll 1600 top she made for her grand daughter.  Wow!  

We love the colors and know Karla's g/d will too!  

Kay brought in this quilt she recently finished for a fundraiser in Texas.  

Kay bought the center panel at the shop then added borders to make it the size she wanted it to be.  

The real beauty of this quilt is on the back.  Kay hand embroidered (using variegated thread) a pattern on the back then had it machine quilted.  

Kay spent 337 hours hand embroidering the back of this stunning quilt.  Wow!  

The quilter used stars and stripes in an all-over pattern which really dazzles in person.  

I tried to take a closeup of the quilting and Kay's hand work, I hope you can see the details of both.  
Kay's fundraiser quilt for the Veteran's Auxiliary in Texas 

close up of Kay's quilt 

close up of the quilting: stars and stripes 

corners of Kay's quilt 

variegated thread Kay used to hand embroider the back of this quilt 

a close up of  Kay's hand embroidery 

While she was here, Kay shared the pictures she's colored so far in her "Butterflies" coloring book.  

I love the colors she used and her decision to outline some of the butterflies without filling in any color. Genius!  

Kay said when she finishes a picture, she signs and dates the page.  What a great idea!  

The big brown truck was here everyday this week. 

We received some nifty new coloring books; the latest shipment of Frivols; 2016 Coloring Calendar; 2016/2017 Planners; Quilting Quickly; two books by Tula Pink and two cases of Moda Scrap Bags.  

We're expecting more coloring books next week including one for the man in your life!  

2016/2017 Planners and a new Tula Pink book 

"Happy Camper" coloring book and 2016 Coloring Calendar

Farmer's Wife Sampler Coloring book and another Tula Pink book 

the latest issue of Quilting Quickly 

Frivols #7 is now in stock!  

two cases of Moda Scrap Bags came in this week! 


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