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What's New?

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What's new? It is that time of the month again!  We have received our monthly shipment of the new Villa Rosa patterns.   The Villa Rosa patterns are fun & quick to create...if you need a last minute gift, making a quilt using any of these patterns is a great option!  We have restocked the  Moda Spotted fabric line.  If you have been waiting for fabrics from this line, this fabric line is available in store and online.Is red your color?   The Redwork Gatherings by Primitive Gatherings from Moda is just the fabric for you.   We love the Florida fabric line by designer Sara Watts of The Ruby...

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Spooktacular Halloween Sale!

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Spooktacular Halloween Sale!

We are having a Halloween Sale!  Save 25% on all Halloween fabrics purchased in our brick and mortar store and 15% off Halloween fabrics purchased in our online store.  To find sale fabrics on our website, type 'Halloween' in the search bar at the top if the page.  Discount will be applied at checkout.  This sale runs through October 31, 2020!  

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Scarecrow Competition

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Scarecrow Competition

We're having a scarecrow competition in downtown White Bear Lake today! Stop in to cast your vote for a favorite!  We are open until 5 pm.  

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Needlework

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September brings cooler weather in the midwest and more time for needlework. Hand quilting, english paper piecing, embroidery and  sashiko are a some of our favorites.  Sashiko, is a type of needlework that originated in Japan as a useful stitch to reinforce or repair fabrics. A simple running stitch using a cotton thread and geometric designs is the key to this beautiful needlework.  Historically, an indigo fabric with white cotton thread was used for sashiko.   While the traditional blue fabric with white sashiko thread continues to be a favorite, consumers can now purchase many colors of sashiko cotton thread and base fabrics vary.    If you are interested in...

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Mix It Up!

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Mixing cotton flannels with quilting cottons in your project can provide texture and a cozy feel to your quilt.  If you decide to mix fabric types, we recommend washing and drying all fabrics before cutting as flannels may shrink differently than quilting cottons.  Little Savannah and A Little Rain from Robert Kaufman (cotton flannel and quilting cotton) are just in and perfect for mixing textures!  

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