Friday May 3, 2013
Yesterday it was
snowing, and today, the sound of lawn mowers fills the air!
Welcome to Kansas in May!
I am quite impressed
that my back yard "heritage" Lilac bush managed to squeeze
out one lone bloom this year! I was shocked to see it and find
it beautiful, sad & happy all rolled into one small flower.
Never give up!
Maybe the FLOWER FAIRIES
These are certainly
cute. :) Check these out here:
I guess Timeless
Treasures heard enough requests for "Fairy", "Princess"
and "Ballerina" that they decided to combine all the little
girl favorites into one fabric line!
If you've got little
girls to sew for, check these out now!
And I love that this
fabric's print is "tossed", which means you don't have to
worry about what direction your quilt pieces or borders are
going when you cut them out. "Thank you" to
Timeless for listening to that repeated request too!
DAY WEEKEND is only 3 weeks away!
4TH is only 5-1/2 weeks after that!
help get you in the mood early, for the entire month of May, we'll
include with all web orders , this FREE PATTERN for a lively
in the store, be sure to ask for a copy.
up this MINI-QUILT to Celebrate Summer! It is surely on it's
an earlier version of this banner on her front porch. I'm going
to try to get one done too. Her house always looks so festive!
got an IT'S A
BANNER DAY kit, like the quilt pictured here, available at the
moment, which includes a paper-piecing guide for those half-wheel
check out the details here:
I have been sewing,
sewing, sewing! This HAS been perfect weather for
First, I "whipped" up
several MODERN QUILTS for our LOG CABIN demonstrations during SATURDAY
SCHOOLHOUSE, and some more traditional ones too.
all who participated in that event!
We had a much larger crowd than
expected. The THANK YOU GRADUATION GIFTS, which we ran out of,
have now arrived, so check with the store where you turned in your
REPORT CARD to receive
If you didn't get to come, you can
see all the Marti Michell LOG
CABIN RULERS, that I demonstrated and used in the featured quilts
by clicking here:
Marti has a good series of videos
detailing the entire process of making a log cabin quilt with her
rulers, which you can see starting here:
are available for several of the models shown on the wall behind me in
the picture above. As well as a kit of the SUNFLOWER
QUILT hanging over the doorway here.
As I write this, there is one
VERONA kit (hanging on the wall above the green fabrics). If
know you would like that before they are all gone, please phone
316-284-2547 or click here:
At CHARLOTTE'S SEW NATURAL, downtown, we continue to
many new fabrics, and have added dozens more bolts to the south store (on SE 36th St) where they have become BARGAIN
FABRICS! Be sure to check them all out.
Newest Additions to the
FABRICS - ON-LINE
at CHARLOTTE'S BARGAIN FABRICS in the Chisholm Trail
Mall, SE 36th St., south of Newton.
STARS QUILT KIT - on SALE now! 25% off. Just a few
left now at the downtown store!
Kit includes Wing and A Prayer pattern and all the
fabric for the top and fabric to bind this queen-size quilt.
Click here for details:
The Kansas City Royals
are doing so well this Spring, that I've allowed my husband to talk me
into going to Kansas City tomorrow night to see a baseball
We'll look a lot like
these Happy Cats,
only not exactly t-shirt weather, so picture down parkas and quilts
wrapped around our legs! LOL
If you like CARS
and you're also looking for something fun to do outside this weekend,
check out the NEWTON CAR SHOW. Located on Main Street in Newton
all day Saturday!
Hmmm, might not be
t-shirt or swimming suit weather in Newton either! So, dress
Have a great weekend!
Charlotte Wolfe [and her family who are howling out
Charlotte's Sew Natural
710 N. Main St.
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 9:30 - 5:30, Thurs.
'til 8, Sat. 9:30 - 5
Fabric & Stitchery
601 SE 36th St (Chisholm Trail Mall, #103)
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 10 - 5:30, Thurs. 'til 6, Sat. 10 - 5:30
Mon. - Sun. 12 - 12 :)
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