Bitty Dog Went to Market

Bitty Dog went to market and she was so traumatized it was awful! There she was, next to Bitty Kitty, Bitty Bird and Bitty Bunny and she was shy and totally quiet. I kept asking her what was wrong, but it wasn’t until we got home that she finally told me. She felt out of place…like an outsider! Why you ask? Because she wasn’t made out of wool! I created her out of fabric. Once I heard what upset her, I knew what I had to do. Today she got a new coat…a spiffy herring-bone one at that! Then to make her feel even better I gave her a little pink star collar. What more could a girl ask for?

Tomorrow she leaves to see that famous photographer Gregory Case. He’ll take a new photo for her new look. Soon she’ll be right at home with the other little critters and now Bitty Dog is a very happy little girl. What? You like her better in fabric? Well, you can still make a fabric Bitty Dog, but she won’t be a cover girl. You’ll find the fabric bitty on the back of the pattern. Shhhhhhhh…Gotta keep this little dog happy so don’t tell her there’s a fabric dog on the back. (: After all she thinks she’s a wool star!

Speaking of stars, there were a few who stopped by my booth at market.

Anne (that’s me) and the other Anne were working away setting up the booth when who should stop by but…

Annie Downs from Hatched and Patched. She creates wonderful stitchery patterns. Traveling all the way from Australia, she’s such a sweetie!

Kaari Meng, the author of “The French-Inspired Home” and owner of the shop called “French General” is just as sweet as she looks. She’s working on a new fabric line for Moda that will debut at Spring Market. I can’t wait!

Lila Tueller, a new designer for Moda. “Arnie” my kitty quilt features her fabric! She’s as beautiful as her fabric!

Pat Sloan ! I love everything she does!

Michele Bencsko of Cicada Studio! Michele’s a new designer for Henry Glass Fabrics and what a vision she has. She’s got a lot of talent and a wonderful new line called Dogwood.

More stars to come so stay tuned…

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  • tam - Oh I am in love with “Bitty Dog”! What a cutie he looks great in his new wool coat! And it looks like market was a ton of fun too! What a blessed lady you are! I am so happy to have found your blog-I love it! Saving mad money to make some puchases! :)

  • Miss Jean - I LOVE the Bitty Kitty quilt!!!!! I want a kit so put my name in somewhere – now!!!!! Looks like you all had a great time.ReplyCancel

  • Carrie ~ Cricketwood Prims and Gardens - Oh Anne, Bitty Dog is definitely sporting a smile now, and her new herring-bone coat has her all ready for the cold, chilly days to come…but not to soon!
    You had some very nice visitors too and your booth is as nice as ever. I look forward to seeing your new patterns soon. Love the house quilt…ReplyCancel

  • Dawn - I love your kitty quilt! It looks like you had a great time at market.ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - I think that Bitty Dog knows his own mind. He looks perfect in that new wool he is sporting. Definitely a keeper. Now I have to go to your website and find his pattern..LouiseReplyCancel

  • Simply This and That - Hi Anne! Great pics of Market! And I’m loving what I’m seeing hanging behind you! ;o) ooxx`jodiReplyCancel

  • brigita - okay….
    so me not being overly fond of pincushion animals aside….. that dog is so stinkin’ cute it ALMOST makes me want one!!!!!!!
    you’re amazing anne!!!!!!
    and you photograph so nicely, it looks like we CAN take you anywhere!ReplyCancel

  • Jackie - As you know I just loved, Bitty!! But I am screaming that you had Lila in your booth. You know how much I loved your kitty quilt done up in her fabric!! Great pics!!ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Anne,
    Love your Bitty Dog!! Your booth looks great. Love the black crows.
    Your cat quilt is so cute.
    -Rebecka Lincoln, NEReplyCancel

  • Candace - Miss Bitty is fashion perfection – and a trip to Gregory Case is just what she needs to showcase her gorgeous new outfit! Lila’s fabrics are so cute in Arnie’s quilt! Cheers!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie - Absolutely darling pincushion! I love Michelle’s new fabric line. Can’t wait to see it in person. I’ve purchased her gorgeous linen from her Etsy shop.ReplyCancel

  • Sipiweske Quilts - Hi Anne – so sad I missed Quilt Market again . . . it is so far away and hits at a really inconvenient time of the year for me :( . Bitty Dog looks all dressed up for winter – very nice. I also really, really like the Harvest Quilt in your booth – I noticed the Fat Quarter Shop is doing a run with that – congratulations. – MarleneReplyCancel

  • Mary's Cottage Quilts - Beautiful booth Anne, ya did it again! It was great to see you too!

  • lovetostitch - Your booth was beautiful!! Love Bitty Dog with or without his coat, however why not make 2. He may have to shed it come warm weather!! (Probaby would not stick a pin in him tho, too cute!) I have finished my All Things Christmas, and am presently working on Rabbits Prefer Chocolate. I love working on your designs, as it is so relaxing to sit and applique, thanks bunches!!ReplyCancel