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Hope Blooms

If you’re a fan of my Kindred Spirits fabric line, and you love pink and white, I’ve designed a quilt for The Fat Quarter Shop that I think you’ll love.  We’re calling it “Hope Blooms”.   It’s a quilt designed especially for breast cancer awareness and one that would make a wonderful gift for someone […]

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August 31, 2015 - 7:08 am

mimi'sdarlins - What a beautiful quilt! I love the softness….with all the pretty new looks you’ve created recently, this one takes me back to the look that made me fall in love with Bunny Hill Designs :) The log cabin ruler looks like it would truly simplify squaring up your blocks as you work.

August 31, 2015 - 7:40 am

Mary Salmon - Anne! Your Kindered Spirits has put a whole new twist on the log cabin block!
Thanks!
Mary

August 31, 2015 - 8:17 am

Letty - Well I just LOVE that sweet quilt, and your pink and white vintage floral is to die for! Yum! I just ordered the ruler!

August 31, 2015 - 8:46 am

Hildy - Love the soft colors and of course your fabrics! But the best thing about this quilt is the thought behind it. My mum was recently diagnosed with breast cancer she’s now undergoing therapy and fortunaly she’s doing well. Sadly these are not so much her colors but I think she would love this quilt in other colors! Thanks for the idea:-)

August 31, 2015 - 9:34 am

RuthB - So beautiful Anne! Your favorites are my favorites too. I am totally embracing my love for pink. No color makes me happier.

August 31, 2015 - 10:04 am

sunny - Oh my gosh – I just love this! The fabric is gorgeous!!

August 31, 2015 - 12:24 pm

DeAnna Julie Dodson - What a sweet quilt! Love that ruler, too. And that floral.

And . . . and . . . and . . .

:)

August 31, 2015 - 8:16 pm

Colleen - So lovely everything about this quilt is beautiful
Colleen in hot tonight Benicia

August 31, 2015 - 8:24 pm

Peggy M. - Very pretty! Love the soft colors!

August 31, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Lynn S - Your fabric lines are always so beautiful!! I love the name too–reminds me of Anne of Green Gables

September 1, 2015 - 4:22 am

Susan - i LOVE that pink and white vintage floral!! The whole line is beautiful!

September 1, 2015 - 6:27 am

Barb R. - This fabric line is positively luscious! Pink is definitely a very favorite color and this quilt is perfect. It’s hard to pick a favorite fabric but that vintage pink and white floral is so beautiful – Anne, I think you have outdone yourself this time!

Congratulations!!

September 1, 2015 - 6:40 am

Sigi G - I LOVE your Kindred Spirits Fabric and this quilt made with only the pink and whites of it. I’ve been watching the video (a few times) :) and also love how that ruler works for trimming up the log cabin blocks.

September 1, 2015 - 8:33 am

Karen in Breezy Point - I think that’s the prettiest log cabin I’ve ever seen! I love Creative Grids–they make the best rulers. Since I’ve never made a log cabin quilt, I may need to seek out this ruler and give it a try!

September 1, 2015 - 10:11 am

Dawn - Lovely fabric and the quilt looks great.

September 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Susan - Love the fabric and the log cabin pattern….watched the video and they make it look so easy….hope to get the ruler soon!! thanks for sharing this with us……do you ever do any scrap bags of your fabric?? Would love to get one!!

September 5, 2015 - 8:45 am

Cecelia - I just love love love your quilt!!! I’m making this out of your Bunny hill fabrics and I bought the pattern from Fat Quarter Shop and also I have that ruler. Can I use the fat quarters to make this? Or do I need to use the requirements that the pattern says for a lap size? This quilt is sooo pretty and your fabrics make it so beautiful!

Kindred Spirits has shipped

Moda started shipping Kindred Spirits last Friday!  You’ll be able to find it in quilt shops by next week.  When Moda says shipping in August they really mean it.  UPS trucks are carrying United Notion boxes all over the country filled with Kindred Spirit fabric.  Hey UPS guys, the heavier the box, the more Kindred […]

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August 23, 2015 - 8:54 am

DeAnna Dodson - Oh, that’s too sweet! I love the dots. Love them!

Every quilt should have polka dots.

Just sayin’.

August 23, 2015 - 9:56 am

Janine - what a beautiful fabric. Sooo my colours.

August 23, 2015 - 10:14 am

Hildy - Have fun sewing with your friends! But it’s really not nice that your fabrics will arrive while you’re out of town. Especially if the farbics are that beautiful:-)

August 23, 2015 - 12:13 pm

sunny - Oh my! I think I’m in love. What beautiful fabrics! I hope you can sleep at night while you’re away knowing what’s waiting for you at home!!

August 23, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Susan - I can’t wait to buy this fabric…….I LOVE it!! :)

August 23, 2015 - 1:12 pm

Carol - Oh I think I LOVE this latest line…polka dots..stripes…delicate floral..all in gorgeous colors!!

August 23, 2015 - 2:42 pm

RuthB - Another gorgeous line of fabrics Anne! You are amazing!! Have fun sewing in Wisconsin!!

August 23, 2015 - 6:03 pm

Christine M - Those fabrics are just beautiful. I’ll be looking out for them.

August 23, 2015 - 9:10 pm

Peggy M. - So very pretty! Great colors and prints!

August 23, 2015 - 10:18 pm

Colleen - Oh no you are going away again the puppy dog is going to miss you so much. To bad that beautiful fabric means nothing to the dogs .
Have a ball with your friends and be glad the fabric didn’t come just as you were leaving or right before leaving so you couldn’t see and feel it up close.
Colleen

August 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm

Beth - I love this fabric and can’t wait to see those beautiful bolts! The colors are yummy!

August 24, 2015 - 2:44 am

Susan - I’d probably delay my trip if I were you! I don’t think I could miss those dreamy pinks! LOVE them!

August 24, 2015 - 6:45 am

Carrie P. - It is just lovely.

August 24, 2015 - 8:10 am

Karen in Breezy Point - Oh so pretty! Maybe you should postpone your travels–lol!!

August 25, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Barb - Oh have fun with your sewing friends – that is always such a great thing to do. And so much excitement to come home to – don’t you love it when the UPS guy shows up?

This fabric is gorgeous – I think we are all in love with it!!

August 26, 2015 - 9:17 pm

Ann P - Love it. Where are you going to be in wisconsin? That is my home state. Hope you enjoy it.

August 29, 2015 - 6:33 am

mimi'sdarlins - Hi Anne,
I’m so behind in reading my favorite blogs and have a hundred emails highlighted so I won’t forget them. I almost missed this post! I’m up to my ears in grandbabies (happily), gardens, quilts and all the other stuff that consumes a day.
This line is SO darling, I truly can’t wait to get some! I may have mentioned this before, but I had a favorite summer outfit of shorts, pedal pushers and blouse in these colors and you’ve recreated this vintage look perfectly.

Snapshots Quilt Along

Here’s my version of block number eight of the Fat Quarter Shop’s Snapshots Quilt.   I think this is my favorite block in the whole quilt.  Of course I say that with each block!   You can find the pattern on the Jolly Jabber blog along with Kimberly’s s video on how to make this block. Oh […]

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August 16, 2015 - 6:11 pm

DeAnna Dodson - Oh, cute!

And the cat! Of course I’m looking forward to that one. :D

August 16, 2015 - 7:18 pm

Susan - I’m loving your fabric choices! So bright and happy!

August 16, 2015 - 7:29 pm

susan - What fabrics are you using I love your choices they look Retro if I had to guess I would say American Jane?

August 16, 2015 - 7:38 pm

Karen in Breezy Point - i’m not making the quilt, but your adorable blocks are sure tempting me to join in!

August 17, 2015 - 12:04 am

Hildy - Love your bike and the fabrics you’ve choosen for it! My favorite is the cat, of course, can’t wait for it next month. But first I need to make my air ballon (I’m behind) and then the bike. I’ve already pulled the fabrics but after seeing yours I might change a few:-)

August 17, 2015 - 5:41 am

Barb - Isn’t every block just too cute? I’m kinda partial to the dog!

August 17, 2015 - 7:40 am

mimi'sdarlins - I love all the blocks in this quilt, but this one is my favorite. I also love your fabric choices throughout your quilt (I’m such a fan of 30s prints), especially these darling whimsical wheels :)

August 17, 2015 - 8:28 am

sunny - Oh my, I think each block is cuter than the last! I think I’ll make a cushion from this block for my bike-riding-sister!

August 17, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Carole Crane - How about ice cream and cake!!!

Snow Happy Hearts for August

Snow Happy Hearts August August is a month that’s hard to define.   It’s in-between holidays and still controlled by heat waves here in the US.  It’s the month I hope hurries by.  So what’s a snowman to do during the month of August?  Mine is going to the beach!  It’s time for some play this […]

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August 5, 2015 - 7:11 am

mimi'sdarlins - Once again, you’ve created such a darling snowman….I wonder what his secret is that keeps him from melting on the beach :) I’m saving all these patterns and think I’ll make a sweet quilt for a special grandbaby…oh wait, then I’ll certainly need to make more than one!

August 5, 2015 - 7:23 am

Sandy M - I could not agree more on your assessment of the Moda Kits.
No one does kits like Moda. The only problem is that you will probably never see the kit made into a quilt, because the packaging is so gorgeous you don’t want to open it!!

August 5, 2015 - 7:26 am

Barb R. - Snow Happy Hearts August is so cute (I know, I say that every month!!) – that little pail & sand shovel are so perfect for the beach and I love how a snowman can keep “cool” at the beach, too!!

Merci La Vie is gorgeous – you are so generous to donate this quilt ( but your generosity is no surprise to us!). You are truly such an inspiration!!

August 5, 2015 - 7:45 am

Hildy - Love this little snowman and love the beach! But I hope he’s not melting in the august sun (I’m almost melting … good I’m not a snowman;-)

August 5, 2015 - 8:36 am

Christine B. - Thank you for another lovely pattern Anne! Looking forward to getting started…. have a couple of other projects to finish off first though! :) x

August 5, 2015 - 9:25 am

sunny - Ah yes, a snowman making sandcastles on the beach. What could be more perfect for August. Thanks for the cute design…..

August 5, 2015 - 10:21 am

LindaSonia - Hmmm…. I can’t get the snowman to print…. anyone else having the same problem??

August 5, 2015 - 11:32 am

DeAnna Julie Dodson - Darling snowman. Love the fussy cut bucket. :D

Yes, that’s the problem with kits and precuts. They’re so darn cute, you hate to even open them. ;)

August 5, 2015 - 2:02 pm

Janet Melanson - Thank you so much for another great snow person……I was very fortunate to get a fat quarter bundle of your new Christmas/winter fabric at my LQS here in Kingston, Ontario, Canada :)

August 5, 2015 - 8:49 pm

Joanne Moore - Thank you Anne! this one is so darling. (Aren’t they all)I think I will hot glue some tiny shells to place in the bucket! I love collecting tiny shells and this will make a cute beach house decoration!

August 6, 2015 - 1:06 am

Susan - Thanks for the snowman! Love the sand pail and shovel!! Perfect for August–we just got back from the beach and have one more quick trip planned in a couple of weeks!

August 6, 2015 - 6:26 am

Karen in Breezy Point - It looks like the kit comes in a beautiful box–how fun! Love the beachy snowman–sand buckets are so cute!

August 6, 2015 - 9:05 am

Jackie - Thank you for the pattern!

August 30, 2015 - 3:31 pm

Malinda - Snowman is adorable, but the quilt box – absolutely lovely! Looking forward to hearing more!