It’s clear out time here. For sale… 37 pieces of Quilter’s Lame. Most of the pieces are US Fat Quarters, two are fat eighths and there are some yardages. I purchased the fabric on a trip to the US a couple of years ago. I couldn’t tell you the manufacturer of the fabric, but it was purchased from a good quilt shop. I don’t buy from cut-price stores. I think there are two different types of fabric, from different manufacturers. Some pieces are distinctly shinier than others. I’m selling them because I don’t like working with it, I hate the feel of it, it gives me the creeps! The retail price would be around $180. I’m selling them for $60 plus postage in Australia. You can find the details on my website here.
Also for sale, seven pieces (1.25m x 3, 35cm, 1m, 40cm, 1.1m) of Asian/Japanese fabric. I love buying Japanese prints but I never work with them LOL and I need the cash! LOL Aus$50.00. plus postage. You can find the details on my website here.
is sheep. The English language can be mind-boggling boring sometimes :oD
Three new patterns this week… released later this week when I have had enough coffee to make typing and proof-reading work. I’m a complete zombie at the moment, except I don’t like the taste of brains *shudder*. My sister used to love them, brains not zombies, until she found out what the revolting grey things were… it wasn’t my fault, big sister did not let the cat out of the bag… honest!
My love affair with scraps continues, plus a determination to use up the flannel scraps that have been sitting in my stash for so long they could get a guest roll in an Indiana Jones movie as ancient relics. Lack of sleep has me obsessed with sheep, or counting them, and scrap bin sheep was born.
Wendy the Witch is just about ready to go.
And there is a Kitty Kat stitchery just for fun.
Remember the unsoluble soluble applique paper incident? The one I got yelled at over? Well I sent off samples of the paper to the wholesaler and the product has been recalled as faulty. The glue was too strong and most definately unsoluble. The wholesaler has arranged with the manufacturer to recall the product and replace it for free. Everyone who purchased that faulty batch should get a replacement product in the post over the next few weeks. I’m not very popular at the moment but the product was faulty and in that capacity had the potential to ruin a lot of quilts.
The May/June giveaways are in full swing. Remember if you purchase a pattern during May/June you go in the draw for some great prizes including a copy of Gail Pan’s new book Simply Christmas 2013 as well as a small wallhanging made by me. The second giveaway is just a simple, no purchase necessary, just leave a comment on the blog, like Red Boots on Facebook or follow me on Pinterest to go in the draw to win a copy of Gail’s new book or three of my new patterns. The details for this giveaway are on the sidebar under the heading Rafflecopter. Just follow the link.
Happy Monday everyone, I’m off to find breakfast. I had to fast overnight for a blood test and now I’m absolutely starving! Bacon and eggs? Spaghetti Ooops on toast? or a big boring bowl of healthy oats? I reeeaaaalllllly want bacon and eggs but oats it will be. Curse middle-aged spread! toni xx
I have developed a passion for hot Spaghetti Oops. This afternoon whilst devouring some oops I dropped one, just one little oop down my cleavage, and I now have a spaghetti oop shaped burn on my boobs! and it’s stinging like crazy! The weird just got weirder!
Happy Monday everybody! Please help me share my designs and enter in the draw for some wonderful prizes. I have one (1) copy of Gail Pan’s new book Simply Christmas 2013 and three (3) printed patterns of your choice, not including bundled patterns, from Red Boot Quilts to giveaway. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Unfortunately the Rafflecopter widget will not work for me on WordPress, so please simply click on the pink text that says “a Rafflecopter Giveaway” at the end of this post, or click on the widget on the sidebar. Please let me know if it doesn’t work, this is the first time I’ve used Rafflecopter to do this for me!
Thanks everyone, please pass the word. It’s really hard for small indie designers to get our designs out there!
a Rafflecopter giveaway
I have another quilt for sale.
Fishy Fishy Fishy. It measures 60 1/2in x 88 1/2in. The quilt has blanket stitch applique, done by hand, buttons for eyes, and is quilted professionally on a longarm quilting machine. It is perfect for the little fisherman or fisherwoman in your life :oD Please remember that buttons aren’t suitable for children under three (3) years of age and you should replace the buttons on the quilt with applique, safety eyes or felt shapes.
The quilt is $150 plus postage. Postage would be approx. $15 in Australia. Please contact me for international postage rates.
Please message me if you are interested. Thanks, toni xx
for the first of the month!
Can you believe it is May already!? The autumn weather has been really lovely and I’m spending a lot of time sitting at the beach recharging and recovering.
To celebrate the end of Summer and the lovely Autumn weather, we are having a promotion for May and June. Purchase a Red Boot Quilt Co. pattern from Etsy, Craftsy or my website between the 1st of May and the 30th June, 2013 to go in the running to win some great prizes. One pattern equals one entry, two patterns equal two entries etc. The winners will be drawn on the 1st July, 2013.
There are three prizes… First prize will be a small Honey Bear wallhanging made by me.
Second prize will be a copy of Gail Pan’s new book, Simply Christmas 2013.
And third prize will be a copy of three of my new patterns, not yet published (which will include the new Honey Bears quilt).
Good Luck! and Happy 1st of May everybody,
An early morning phone call from my sister reminded me of what today is. Our 25th wedding anniversary! LOL Neither hubby or I are big on anniversaries and we forgot. We celebrated with a hot cinnamon donut for brekky *grin*. I think maybe it’s time for a honeymoon don’t you? Or long service leave *evil grin*? We were 21 when we got married and had just got our first apartment in the inner city… we were broke.
Why the plus 5? We met when we were 15 and 16. I’m surprised we haven’t killed each other yet. Some days it is a close run thing :oD toni xx
Ps. I’ve ditched the soluble applique paper and have gone back to the freezer paper method. I’m powering through a new quilt and I love it so far!