Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Handi Quilter Sweet 16 for sale

My friend, Marilyynn Huffman, would like to sell her 3 year old sit down model.  Very lightly used.  Includes table, bobbin winder, notions and instructions.  $3800.00 firm.  If you know of anyone who might be interested please contact Marilynn at 360-933-1282.  Thanks!

Santa's elves have been busy, busy, BUSY

 Here are some new samples from Blueberry Backroads.  Snow much fun!
 This is a new pattern from Country Whims.
 I made this tree skirt for my daughter and son-in-law.  They want me to add name tags to all the presents.  As long as my name is on lots of them...This pattern is paper pieced. 
 It was fun to make.
 This quilt is made with a panel.  The complete kit is $115.00.  The pattern by itself is $12.00
 Mary King whipped this out.  It is a new table topper from Primitive Gatherings.  Love it!  Kits and patterns are in stock.  Thanks, Mary!

 This happy guy is a new pattern from Country Friends.  The pattern suggests making him out of fleece but I made him with an old chenille bedspread and a wool hat & jacket.  

He is a big guy, standing 18" high.

I made these stockings from a Thimble Blossoms pattern to go with the tree skirt. Kept some extra fabric just in case the family grows.  (Hint, Hint...)

 These towels were great fun to stitch.  
They are a pattern from Primrose Lane.

 And 2 more lovely samples from Blueberry Backroads.  Quick easy projects to work on while the fireplace is burning and the Christmas carols are playing...
This is just a sampling of all the fun new things at Folktales.  Hope you have a chance to stop by this weekend for the Christmas Open House, Friday and Saturday from 10 to 6.  Hot cider and delicious goodies, which I have personally sampled and approve of! It has been another great year and I thank each and every one of you for you continued support and patronage.  Happy Holidays!

Monday, October 13, 2014

some new Fall and Christmas...

 These cute little snowmen are from Birdbrain Designs "A Dozen Snowmen"  Pattern. 
 Pattern $10.00

A sweet little turkey from 
"Cotton Wood Creations"
Pattern $5.00

Also from
 "Cotton Wood Creations"
           Pattern $5.00
 I had some fun with Art to Hearts latest books.  The "NOEL" pattern is in the "Christmas Pure and Simple" book.  It can be used as a door or wall hanger or a table runner. The book is $19.00
 The Abbey bag is for all the sewers out there.  The flower is a pin cushion and bag has a pocket and can be used as a project bag or to lay over the arm of your comfy chair and put your threads in.The pattern is $9.50.  The fabric kit is $14.95. 
 This is from Riley Blakes' Banner Panels.  They have made the panel in several fun color ways and you can embellish them any way you want to!  
Endless possibilities.
 One of Crabapple Hill's new patterns "Vintage Ice Skate".  The pattern is $10.00.  The pattern and fabric kit is $42.50 and includes the backing.
 3 Sisters fabric line "Winterlude" is what is used to make this lovely tablerunner.  The complete kit with pattern and  fabric including the backing is $75.00

 This is another project from Art to Heart.  This is from "Table Please" part 2.  The book is $19.00

 Here is a close up of Santa's face.

 This is another project form 
"Christmas Pure and Simple".

 And these are 2 samples of the same pattern, Bloomin' Minds "In Shape".  The pattern is $3.50.  Tha pattern, fabric and button kit is $18.95
 for either color way.

There are lots of other new items in the shop.  And so many great new fabric lines!  Maybe I will get some photos of those for my next blog...
This Thursday, Friday and Saturday is the Lynden "Craft and Antique Show"  I hope you have a chance to go.  I will have a booth there again this year.  It is finally feeling like Fall.  Time to start a new project!  And the shop is overflowing with great ideas so come in and have a look! 
Folktales' Christmas Open House will be December 5 and 6 so mark your calendars!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Buggy Barn's newest project...

 Here are some photos of Buggy Barn's "Down to Earth" Quilt.  The panel is cut and pieced with simple squares, half square triangles and flying geese with dramatic effect!  The complete kit is $79.95 including your choice of flannel or cotton backing.  This quilt was pieced by Linda and custom quilted by Nikki Crisp.  Her phone number is 360-366-7452.

 And this fun "Fresh Bread" iron on transfer is from Yesterday's Charm and includes instructions for an insulated Bread bag with an optional microwavable bread warmer in the bottom of the bag.

A hint of fall

 Here are some new aprons I have made from the lovely new fabrics arriving at FOLKTALES
 The Vintage V Neck Apron Pattern is from Indygo Junction.  The pattern is $13.00

This sample was done by Mary King.  The wool applique pattern is from Lilyana Stitches.
 And this is a new sample done with sulky thread called "Witches Hooray" from Bird Brain Designs.
The pattern is $10.00 and the kit with the pattern and fabric is $28.00

Summer's End (how appropriate!) is $19.95 for the pattern and fabric kit.  Quick and Easy!

 This haunted house is a pattern from Quilt Doodle Designs...

                                                ... and this is a new sample from Blueberry Backroads

 This pillow is one sample from Art To Heart's "Christmas Pure and Simple" Book. 
                           The buttons are from "Just another Button Company"
 This is from Buttermilk Basin's latest Block of the Month, "With Thy Needle - Thy Time Is Mine".
 And these Bibs are samples from Vanilla House Designs'  "Diva Bibs"

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A few new fabric lines...

 "Down to Earth" by Buggy Barn.  Check out their free pattern download at "redroosterfabrics.com"
I love the rich fall tones.

 The panel looks like it has been embroidered in Blackwork but it is ready to sew.

I hope it goes together as quickly as it looks!
 This is a new fun line from Windham Fabrics, 
"Ciao Bella".
 The Market tote pattern is also a free download.
 Moda's "Milk Cow Kitchen"

 And here, at last, is "Crabapple Hill Studio Meg Hawkey's "Aunt Ruthie's Farm Stand".  The panel is designed to be embellished with embroidery.  There is also a free download for this pattern at "redroosterfabrics.com".  I really need to get a few projects finished up so I can get started on some of these fun new ones!