Sunday, June 4, 2017

I couldn't resist!

 

Look how pretty! As a quiltmaker, it's just very exciting to enter a fabric store ! All the possibilities! 

Sure I'll be able to make all the patterns I've gotten, as well as all the ideas in my sketchbook! 
Recently we three bugged out to a hotel while my neighbor's all sprayed for mosquitoes. (invading my air space with their neurotoxins) Anyway while DH worked, Milo and I took a car trip to Spring water Designs
where Mama went on a spree!
They graciously allowed the poodle puppy to nap on a cool tile floor while I shopped to my heart's content. 
Look at this panel... each image is about 18" square and the designer is doing four in series, this is the Summer version. I saw their sample made up and it's really striking. I didn't buy it this time, I chose these...

 So happy! I love the colors! In person they are so bright and cheerful

One is from a line called on the road again, and another is laundry day. I thought the little hangers would look cute with my dresses from last year's scrap challenge. 
I got two patterns, the cutest little turtle pin cushion and the setting design for big 12" blocks.
I'm not making the one the shop designed...(contact them for applique patterns)
but I love the idea of setting big blocks this way. It would look great on our king bed.
I also purchased a beach fabric for my friend Mary, and this cork fabric one can sew like regular fabric
During the two day stay, we also visited prints charming for these two beauties!

I was tempted to buy one in each colorway! I love a swirl! 
So, more lovelies to squeeze into the studio stash! More possibilities to work with beautiful colors and prints! 

How will I make all these quilts in one lifetime?! 
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19 comments:

  1. Great choices. I especially like laundry day. A fellow guild member made a fabulous purse with the cork fabric. She said it was very easy to work with.

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  2. Thanks for the store visit! The panels are lovely but Laundry Day is so cute. It would make a great luandry bag for traveling especially as a gift. Cork fabric? I have never seen that before. Have a great day figuring out where all your new purchases will go! mary in Az

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  3. I have both of the swirly fabrics...I don't know what but it make me happy when I see other designers fall in love with the same fabric I do lol Silly. All those treasures are fantastic.

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  4. Elk nadeel hep zijn voordeel ("Every disadvantage has its advantage"-
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cruijffiaans
    You made good use of a bad situation!

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  5. lovely fabric :) Glad to have met you through Sunday Stash.

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  6. Nice goodies you snagged!! There just are not enough hours left to me to finish up all that i want to do it seems...I keep on seeing all this great stuff online and on blogs..they all call my name, too ;}}}} hugs Julierose

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  7. Love all the fabric, especially the cork fabric.... so neat!

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  8. Happy poodle, happy mama! I loved the scroll pattern best!

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  9. I'm with you on those swirls! My mom just did a quilt with the gray one as the border, and had it quilted with a similar pattern. It came out great!

    I haven't seen the cork fabric - will have to look into that one. What will you make with it?

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  10. Who could resist those beauties? 😃

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  11. How fun that Milo was able to go with you to the quilt shop! You brought home some good treasures -- enjoy!

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  12. Those look like fun finds! I love the photo of Milo, just hanging out. We saw a beautiful standard poodle this morning at Starbucks and I thought of you guys!

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  13. I love the swirl design too... I bet it is interesting to see what fabulous design we get with using different colors. That was nice that Milo could go shopping with you... we still work at that front, phenny has to learn that : "grab what you can and give nothing back" fits not to our wallets LOL

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  14. Some gorgeous prints. And like you...love a swirl. Milo looks pretty sweet at the store. Just like a boss.

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  15. That turtle pin cushion is adorable!

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  16. Hi Leeanna,
    It looks like you had a fabulous time shopping. I love, love, LOVE those last two fabrics you shared . . . I am always fond of a good swirl. So easy to work into just about any design. I love your puppy laying on the floor too while you shop. ~smile~
    Roseanne

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  17. Have to love the kindness of quilt shop owners---although I'm not sure Bobbette would be up to allowing animals in to the shop LOL

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  18. Making all those quilts???? One day all your family will be gone and you will have LONG evenings and you will be surprised how much sewing you will get done then, you don't have to get up early so you can sew till 2am or later if you want to LOL Its wonderful Hugs Glenda

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  19. Love that fabric shop, how l wish there was one near me like that here in Spain. Fabulous colour in your hexie quilt, love your ideas

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