Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Barb and I have entered the Twilight Zone. That's the time of the year when we are rushing to get ready for the Houston Quilt market. Lots to do and so little time. Since Barb works full-time in a dental lab, a lot of her work is done in the evening and weekend hours. Her sewing machine has been in the "powered-on" mode for over a month.

The next Loose Feather pattern is about done....as soon as I get my hands on Barb's portion I will photograph it and get the pattern ready. We are planning to ship out the patterns to the distributors around the 10th of October. I've seen a sneak peek and it's wonderful! Hope you will like it too!


I wanted to show this prize winner to you. Eddie sent these photo's to me of this wonderful quilt....it's from the book Country Inn. Congratulations on your win Eddie!

Eddie writes:  "I thought you might like to see a few pics of my version of Evening Bloom.  It won 2nd place at the county quilt guild's biannual show this week in the applique category.  I was very pleased and wanted to thank you for creating such a beautiful pattern.  It was a joy to create my version from it.  I'm starting my own Winter Garden next, I can't wait to get immersed in it!"
Regards,
Eddie Landreth



The quilting is lovely!

Also, there is a contest here.  Needlework Retailer is giving away one of our cross stitch patterns and Gentle Arts has donated the floss to go with it. So....take a visit and sign up. The contest is over on Friday.

Also, the Moda Country Fair continues. Don't forget to visit these great blog sites!

September 28th Sweetwater
September 29th French General
September 30th Primitive Gatherings
October 1st Kathy Schmitz 
October 2nd Liz Scott
 
Until later dear friends!
Alma





14 comments:

  1. Don't work too hard and take some time to relax!

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  2. I saw this quilt on his blog and he loves your patterns and I am so honored to have that fabric. One day I will get it done. He is doing a Garden Club pattern next.

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  3. Good luck getting ready for market. Can't wait to see everything you're working on! That quilt is gorgeous!

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  4. This Quilt is just gorgeous - The colors are perfect !!!

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  5. All your and Barb's hard work is so appreciated. I love Blackbird fabric and Blackbird cross stitch. The two of you have such a knack for fantabulous designs.

    Eddies quilt is awesome. Thanks for sharing!! Hugs

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  6. Eddies version of Evening Bloom is a stunner!

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  7. ohh wow his quilt is gorgeous ... and good luck with the market and and can't wait to see what you've been up to :) love mouse xxxx

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  8. Hi Alma- Please enter me in your latest contest. Thank you. Debi in YL,CA.

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  9. The quilt is beautiful. Love the fabrics!

    Thank you again, for the wonderful Country Fair Blog Hop... I didn't get to the Fair this year, but through the fun blog posts, it was as good as going!

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  10. Hi! Greetings from Finland! It's lovely! Fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters from other countries!!! :)

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  11. The contest entry would not take my email. I think apple cider and butternut squash would be beautiful. I love Blackbird Designs and decorating for Halloween.

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  12. i would love to win one of your freebies, and i'll see you in houston

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  13. I love this quilt. Fabulous job and congrats. I see so many beautiful things on this site. I enjoy visiting every day

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