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JUN

21

2017

Thank You!

We just got a lovely note from Martingale and a surprise in the mail …

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It’s another reprint of our book!

How many does this make now?
Who knows but we have all of you to thank!

We couldn’t have done it without YOU!
Hugs!
Barb

 

MAY

24

2017

Dovetail ~ Sew Along!

Join me and the Fat Quarter Shop in this fun sew along!
I’ve made the cutest quilt in just one weekend!

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When I got the invitation to join in on the fun with the Fat Quarter Shop I couldn’t resist. Especially when I found that my friend Doug Leko of Antler Quilt Designs designed the quilt.

I wanted to use our new Frolic fabrics to make my quilt. I know the one Doug designed uses Jolly Bars, but since our “Frolic” fabrics won’t be released until September, I was forced to use my private top secret designer stash.

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I happened to have a few layer cakes so made my own Jolly Bars!
I’m all cut and ready to sew.

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It was also the perfect opportunity to try out Doug’s new Simple Folded Corners Ruler.

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It makes things so much easier and super fast! I can tell I’ll be using this ruler for other projects too!

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I’m SO serious when I say that this quilt is so easy to make. I love easy that doesn’t look easy.

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I’ll be using this cute pattern again! Get yours and your favorite Jolly Bars at the Fat Quarter Shop!

Barb

 

MAY

15

2017

We’re In APQ!

Have you picked up a copy of the new June issue yet?

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You’ll find a project perfect for the Summer from us starting on page 64.

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Check it out … only in American Patchwork and Quilting Magazine!

Happy Quilting!
Barb

 

APR

12

2017

Frolic Swatches!

The fabric swatches for our newest group are on our website now!

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These fabrics are being shown to your favorite quilt shop owner today for a September 2017 delivery.

Ask for them now!
Thanks!
Barb

 

APR

11

2017

2017 Designer Mystery!

The newest Designer Mystery Block of the Month is coming soon!

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The official kick off is in June but you might want to reserve you kit today. There are perks for sign ups that you might not want to miss out on.

Visit the Fat Quarter Shop for all the details.

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Wish I could show you our block … but it’s a mystery!

Happy Quilting!
Barb

 

APR

09

2017

Sew Sampler Box!

It’s H-E-R-E!
I can hardly wait to get into this newest box …

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And once again I LOVE it.

I always manage to find something fresh and something that I’ve always wanted but have never taken the time to get it for myself.

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This month it just happens to be the pin bowl.

Everything coordinates and I’m never disappointed!
Thanks Sew Sampler Box and enjoy your first year anniversary!
Barb

 

APR

05

2017

12 Month Winners!

Thanks to all of you that submitted beautiful table runner entries!
It was such fun to see all the different Moda fabrics.

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Each winner will receive a layer cake, jelly roll, charm pack and a copy of our new 12 Pack Quilts book.

Here are the lucky ladies …
#meandmysisterdesigns ~ centerstreetquilts
#12meandmysisterdesigns ~ x695
#easytablerunner ~ mona.phelps
email ~ Becky

I will be contacting the winners via instagram or email shorty.

The contest continues today with another designer.

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Be sure to visit Fig Tree & Co for the next contest.

It sure was fun!

Barb

 

MAR

26

2017

12 Month Contest!

The contest continues!

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You have until April 5th to make this FREE Easy Table Runner pattern

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And you might win these prizes!

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We have 4 sets like this to give away.
It’s super simple to enter and all the details are on our March 5th post if you scroll down to that date.

Look at this cutie from Janice …

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I love the addition of the rick rack and she embellished one of the ends with our Makin’ it Cute flowers.

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My sister, Mary even decided to join in …

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But I had to break the bad news that she wasn’t eligible to win.

Nedra didn’t follow the pattern exactly and put her personal spin on our table runner.

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Such creativity. I think you’ll agree they all look great!

So get busy and enter our contest today!
Barb

 

MAR

22

2017

Lucky Charm Quilts!

We’re honored to be included in this newest Moda All Stars book!

All the quilts in this fantastic new book are made using either 1, 2 or 3 charm packs.

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You don’t need a huge fabric stash to achieve a dynamic scrappy look … just a few charm packs and this book!

Our quilt uses 2 Charm Packs and is called “Two Pack Buzz”!

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You’ll get a “buzz” using charm packs when making our spin on the traditional Buzz Saw block. I love seeing traditional designs done in bright colors.

These little packs of joy make projects ranging from table toppers to lap-sized quilts.

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Tips and tricks from each designer are included to help you show off your unique collection of charm squares.

One of my favorite quilts in the book, besides ours of course, was made by our friends at Sweetwater.

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There is a giveaway going on too! Visit the Martingale Blog for the details on how to enter.

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So … if you’ve been wondering what you should make with all those charm packs you’ve collected over the years, this book is for you!

Be super charming!
Barb

 

MAR

15

2017

12 Month Contest!

Have you made your easy table runner yet?

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We’ve got more creative runners to show you today!
Here’s one from Michaelanne …

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She used Moda Grunge for her runner. So cute!

And here’s one from Carol …

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French General was her choice.

Kelly decided to show her team spirit …

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She used some Moda Marbles and basics for this touchdown!

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The winners of this contest will be announced on April 5th so you’d best get busy and post your entry to our Instagram account using #meandmysisterdesigns, #12contestmeandmysisterdesigns, #easytablerunner or email your photo directly to me at barb@meandmysisterdesigns.com.

Get your free table runner pattern today and make something special with Moda fabrics!

See our March 5th post for more details and photos.

Good Luck!
Barb

 

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