Category Archives: Behind The Seams

Packing for the Show Road


Truck

It’s been a busy week prepping and packing for the first show of the new year.  We’ve been busy making fabric bundles, kits, processing new shipments, organizing quilts etc. in preparation for The Creative Stitches & Crafting Alive Show in Abbotsford, BC which begins this Friday.

The Truck is nearly full and the trailer has some space that will be quickly filled.

Trailer

There will be lots of new quilts & fabric as well we have some brand new Cantik Batiks kits that haven’t even made it the store shelves.

Kits

If you plan to attend don’t forget to print your 2 for 1 coupon and bring a friend along for double the fun.

ABB16 - 241 coupon

We hope to seem many of you there :)

 

New Arrivals & Sneak Peek


New Fabric March 2016

Last week in the pouring rain arrived a pile of new fabrics. And waaaaay in the back under piles of fabric bolts were plenty of new precuts. Watch for all of these to start popping up on the website this week.

New Precuts March 2016

We also have a sneak peek of a new jelly roll quilt kit made with Serenity by Amy Ellis which will be available soon.

Serenity Sneak Peek

Wishing you all a happy Monday!

Down in the Dungeon


Dungeon Jelly Rolls

Did you know that we have three floors here at the shop? If you’ve visited the store you are fully aware of the two floors of shopping space but there is a third place we jokingly refer to as The Dungeon. The Dungeon is the basement which is mostly comprised of a little bit of office space and a whole lot of storage…for kits, block of the month programs, fabric precuts and more. I thought it might be kind of fun to show you a few snapshots of what is down there.

Dungeon Thread

Thread, thread & more thread!

Charms

Charm Packs

Dungeon precuts

Fat Quarters

The Dungeon could easily be a quilter’s dream prison :)

 

Brenda’s Work In Progress


Brendas wool borders

Last week Brenda brought in her latest “work in progress”.  After laying out and placing all her wool appliqué pieces for this Kim Diehl pillow pattern she brought in her block to select a border. This piece is so pretty I couldn’t wait for it to be finished to show you.  And just look at those gorgeous coordinating Valdani threads.

Brendas wool threads

We’ll be sure to have her bring it in when it’s complete for “Sew and Tell”.

Beware of Dogs


Beware the dogs

If you’ve been into the shop there is a good chance you’ve met Scout and Jersey.  They really are not so fierce.  Just leave the fabric alone….

Jersey

Jersey making her presence known

Scout and Jersey

Scout looks very serious

 

What pet owner/quilter wouldn’t love a dog that guards fabric?