Burr there’s a chill in the air!

It’s May 5th can you believe it?  Are you ready for block five of Snowbound?  To think that once a month these little snowmen take over our lives!  If you’re following along with my free block of the month I think you’ll be glad you did.  The quilt is looking pretty cute!

My snowbound quilt is at the quilter’s, embellishments and all!  My quilter Lynne took pity on me and agreed to quilt around the embellishments.  This is an exception and not the norm, so please don’t do this do your quilter.  Wait to sew on all those buttons until your quilt is quilted.  I don’t want emails coming to me from all the quilters out there!  Promise me won’t you?

If you’re working on my “Snowbound” quilt, start collecting snowmen as soon as the Christmas decorations appear.  I’m going to show you how to decorate for Christmas with this quilt and you’ll want a stash of  snowmen to go with it!  Lots of them!  Fair warning:  You have 7 months!

I love it when I can introduce a new quilt pattern and today is the day!  “Tiny Town” is here!  It’s my newest block of the month!  I had so much fun designing this quilt!  Just think what you can do with this little town!  Make it your own by embroidering your house number, shop names, local schools and even your friend’s houses.  While you’re at it pick out a new car and fill it up with gas!  “Tiny Town” is your town!

There’s so much more to come.  May is going to be a fun, fun month!

Back soon!

Hugs to all you “Snowbound” quilters!

Hugs,

Anne

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  • Julia - Hi Anne,
    your new Block of the month is simply adorable! I’m always amazed about your talent of choosing just the right fabric & even more about the beautiful designs you come up with…
    The new snowmen are so darling!ReplyCancel

  • Julie - Hi Anne!

    Oh my goodness! I want to live in Tiny Town! The quilt is wonderful – I can’t wait to see the pattern up close! I’m so busy with YoYoville & Snowbound & Vintage Christmas & I just ordered Rabbits Prefer Chocolate. . .but I must do this one, too! You are keepin’ me busy! Thank you, thank you, thank you for the beautiful designs that keep me so happy stitchin’!ReplyCancel

  • Robin - Oh Anne yOu make the 5th of every month a wonderful day!!
    This one is especially sweet with the release of Tiny Town ..you create such beatutiful things ..Thank you so much for all your hard work!!ReplyCancel

  • Ronda - Thanks Anne it is so much fun quilting with all my friends around the world. It is especially neat to see all the different fabrics and twists each person puts on your quilts. getting on line $29.95 (internet connection) quilting with your friends around the world without leaving your chair priceless!!! (Oh I couldnt resist)ReplyCancel

  • mimi'sdarlins - Anne, I love the new block…my granddaughters will too, with that little snow princess :-) I don’t dare show them Tiny Town yet, or they’ll be wanting that one, and there’s not enough time to do them all! Thanks so much for the darling new block!ReplyCancel

  • Mary Ann - Anne, 2 days of wonderful eye candy. I was bemoaning the fact I haven’t yet begun the basket quilt and now I am so filled with ideas and inspired by the talent in the Flickr group. And Tiny Town…sigh….ReplyCancel

  • Peggy - Anne i love the new block. I have one questions i have the four blocks done + the irish chain blocks done. Can i start putting it together or is there a special order to follow.
    I also love your new tiny town. can’t wait to start on that too!!!ReplyCancel

  • Lorid - I love Tiny Town!! Another winner that’s for sure!!ReplyCancel

  • jill - I LOVE tiny town- and I love the fabric you used – is there somewhere I can look to find what fabric that is- REALLY cute!ReplyCancel

  • Robin Gold - Oh, Anne, Tiny Town is wonderful!!! I love all the little details!! What a fun quilt!ReplyCancel

  • Trelly - OMG!!! Anne for me is the most beautiful BOM until now!!!!!!!!! I’ll bring it to the shop! congratulations… kissesReplyCancel

  • Tina - Do you have any suggestions for a novice (me!) to learn how to applique? I’ve taken hand applique classes from local quilt shops and thus far, it’s a fairly frustrating process….especially as I see the beautiful patterns and quilts done by others.ReplyCancel

  • Sherri - I heart Tiny Town…it’s just so perfect! May is definitely one of my favorite months…it’s so fun to learn of all the new fabrics and designs!ReplyCancel

  • DeAnna - Thanks for another precious block. I’m always SO eager to see what pops up on the fifth of each month! :)ReplyCancel

  • happy zombie - I love, love, love Tiny Town! I love the town, I love the name, I love the fabrics and colors, I love that the deli is right next door to the quilt shop and that the UPS truck is not far behind to make fresh deliveries!ReplyCancel

  • Ina - I don’t even know where to start!! I love the new pattern Tiny Town! The swingset is just too cute!! I love the new fabric!! I love the new trim! I love everything!! ;0ReplyCancel

  • Vicky - Tiny Town is coming to live at my house! I’m always so excited when your new BOMs come out! I’ve already decided that that puppy is going to turn into a doxie on my quilt! Congrats on another beauty!ReplyCancel

  • Penne - You new Tiny Town pattern is so darling. I love the fabric choices also. So glad you do these I am loving this applique quilts…… Thank you so much for all your wonderful talent.ReplyCancel

  • Leeanne - That is a lovely quilt.Thankyou for the snowmen.ReplyCancel

  • Vivian - Love your new BOM town quilt. What a great idea! I already have the snowmen to go with the SnowBound quilt. Now to just get around to starting the quilt. I really think I want to use wool but do not have a stash of wool. What to do? Shop????ReplyCancel

  • lisa - that school and swing set is TOO CUTE!!! I have a 4 year old and the swing is the MOST IMPORTANT part of the park experience…then the slide, then the running =) thank you, if I didn’t feel overcommitd at the moment I would sign up…maybe when things settle down =)ReplyCancel

  • jaybird - love tiny town!! you always do the most beautiful work!ReplyCancel

  • Thimbleanna - Tiny Town is adorable Anne — I want to swing on the little swing in the schoolyard! I can hardly wait to meet you and your trusty assistant at Sample Spree — I’ve already scoped out the cupcakery and have planned how we assistants can sneak away to stock up on cupcakes and starbucks for our queens!ReplyCancel

  • Sinta Renee - Your new BOM is very sweet. I love the little park swing in it is perfect! You have outdone yourself… again! xxooReplyCancel

  • vivi - hi!
    first time here, I saw the new quilt, and wanted to learn more about it, it’s simply beautiful!! makes me remember to my first naif paintings :)ReplyCancel

  • Vicky - I am absolutely loving your new block of the month quilt…I may just be tempted to get this one…..ReplyCancel

  • tammy - I love this new tiny town pattern and i will have to add it to my shelf next to all the other patterns I have of yours.ReplyCancel