the Moda “Sampler Block Shuffle”…

November 13th, 2015

THis Week there are two blocks for the Sampler!
CLICK HERE for Block FOUR
CLICK HERE for Block SIX

FYI…when you print the block patterns, be sure to change the page orientation to
"landscape" so that they will be as large as possible!

This is our block TWO!

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the Moda “Sampler Block Shuffle”…

November 5th, 2015

SHUFFLE: to move a quilt block this way and that; to jumble together,
mix or interchange the positions of the quilt block!

Beginning the week of November 1, 2015 and ending the week of January 4, 2016
you will be able to visit our website and thru a link on the "Notes & News" page
print off a block pattern FREE!!
There will be a total of 30 blocks that you will collect…
THE EVEN NUMBER (2, 4, 6,…) Blocks will be found here on the
Colorsgonewild website!!!
The ODD numbered blocks will be available at the Heaven on Earth website!
The first two blocks will be available Friday November 6th by 5pm EST.

Start collecting the blocks…use your stash!  or use a jelly roll or layer cake of a
new favorite collection of fabrics…stitch when you can, 
we know it's a busy time of the year!!!

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FREE BLOCK PATTERN NUMBER TWO!

Block #4 will be posted on the "Notes & News" page next Friday, Nov 13th

After the Holidays we will announce the next step…
The "Sampler Block Scramble"!!

Simply Color: Red!

May 6th, 2015

Six Simply Color books, one color at a time!
Collect them ALL!
Vanessa Christensen plays with fabric like it's a box of crayons!
A series of six books, one color at a time, will refresh your knowledge
of color theory and give you four quilts designed to feature each color.
To order your copy of Simply Color: RED!   click here!

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HOFFMAN 2014 CHALLENGE

February 11th, 2014

Every year a team of Hoffman California Fabrics' Employees selects
an upcoming fabric design
and issues a creativity challenge to quilt,
clothing, doll and accessory makers.

The fabric design selected for 2014 is from the Anisa collection, style…L7292 68-Indigo

L7292-68-Indigo

visit www.hoffmanchallenge.com to download an information sheet explaining the rules and categories

THE CHALLENGE fabric is available at Nancy J's fabrics, in store and online!.
click here to view the CHALLENGE fabric.

2013 Themed Art Competition…QUILTS!

March 17th, 2013

Exhibit will hang in the Clark Gallery
of  The Honeywell Center
located in Wabash, Indiana…
June 5th thru July 10thHelen's quilt for her grandson

This annual competition features a different
theme each year.

The 2013 theme is quilts.
Any medium can be entered as long as the artwork depicts the theme.

Guidelines for entry are available at:
www.honeywellcenter.org/2012/12/01/2013-themed-art-competition


Click here to read about this quilt!

 

Located in the Lobby of the Honeywell Center,
the Clark Gallery
is a venue for art inspiration and expression.

  Always free of charge, the Gallery is open during
all hours that the Center is open.

 

Making it FUN with Color!

March 11th, 2012

A recent email from Michael Miller fabrics caught my attention…
so I clicked on “visit my blog”

OH MY!!! …I LOVED IT!!!

Kathy Miller is the creative director and co-owner of the fabric company.

She posts a new color story each week on Wednesdays.

CHECK IT OUT!!

click on "check it out" to link to Kathy's blog


CHARM QUILT

January 15th, 2012

It is a special occasion when we
get to see the finished QUiLT!!

Many times fabric goes out the door and we never see what it becomes!!
It was a real treat to receive this photo from our long time
quilting friend in England.

Helen is a subscriber to our “Charm Square” mailing service
and has used the variety of prints that we have been
mailing to her in this quilt!!!

Helen stitched this quilt for her Grandson who in now attending university.
She made lots and lots of half square triangles
and put it together in six days with a lot of arm
and shoulder pain!  As she was making it so quickly there wasn’t
time to fuss about the placement of colours, but it all worked very well!!

She had it quilted on a long arm machine all over and then
went all over in the ditch.
Her grandson was very pleased with it.

We were all Amazed at how well the prints all worked together to create such a Colourful QUilt!!

Button Madness!!!

December 10th, 2011

Teresa Fields introduced her new pattern line, Button Madness, for JWD Publishing at the International Quilt Market in Houston, Texas.  Novelty Buttons and Button Madness Patterns are available from Colors Gone Wild!!
What  fun project for kids out of school for Christmas break!!

For a detailed look at the latest Craze from market visit the “SEE HOW WE SEW”blog.    It’s a “collective” endeavor by “blogging sisters” Darra Williamson, Laura Nownes, Christie Batterman, and Jennifer Rounds.

Grand Prize Winner!!

September 6th, 2011

Congratulations to Becky Drudge!!

Becky is the Grand Prize winner for
the Crazy Eights Stash Dash!!!
She has received a $20 Gift Certificate
from each of the participating shops!


WHAT I did this SUMMER!!!

August 20th, 2011

It’s been a crazy busy Summer!!!

Constantly on the GO from one Quilt Show to the next!
August has arrived and I get to stay home for a few weeks!! and Catch Up!

In June we did squeeze in a weekend trip to OHIO
for a family gathering and of course Jack went too!!
Aunt Gerrilu planned an outing for Jack to enjoy…
A trip to “The FARM at Walnut Creek” and of course,
no trip to Holmes County is complete without a stop by

the Coblentz Chocolate shop at Walnut Creek too!

Visit our FACEBOOK page for more pictures!!

The Farm At Walnut Creek

Jack sees the Rock Border as a personal challenge!

Jack wants to know...WHAT is the secret ingredient??

Just a Kid in the Candy SHOP!!!

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