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Hi Everyone, Just a reminder, get a free charm pack of the new 2017 Moda Grunge colors when you take the metro section buses during the Minnesota Shop Hop. The fabric should be in the store any day now! The bus trip is one day and visits the seven participating... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, The MN Shop Hop fabric arrived yesterday! Come in and view the new collection. It's a more sophisticated collection than we've seen in recent years. We've had it up on the website for quite a few months but most of you have been waiting to see it in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, This week we are featuring 'Van Gogh' a collection from Robert Kaufman. The fabric of his actual paintings are printed digitally, giving them vibrant color. Click here to see it on the website. Also from Robert Kaufman we have 'Whiskers and Tails'. See it on the website here.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, Thanks to all of you who joined us for the Twin Cities Shop Hop. We hope you had as much fun as we did! We have a correction to our pillow pattern. These things happen sometimes. If you picked up your pattern on Thursday or Friday morning there... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, We have been very busy putting kits together for the Shop Hop and I wanted to give you a sneak peak. So if you want to beat the shop hop crowds, stop by or give us a call- 651.340.8263. For all you farm girls we have "Farmland". These... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, Don't forget the hop! Thursday - Saturday May 4th-6th (open 9am - 9pm Thursday and Friday). We have so many new quilts on the walls! All of them have kits. What great new inspiration for you! Seven stores in the Twin Cities are taking part. Visit all of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, We have a lot of new fabric coming in the door again. This is two of Michael Miller's collections. The fish are from the 'Mer-Mates' collection and the other two are from 'Sassy Cats' See them on the website by clicking here. This is Andover's fourth year of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, I only have a few of Moda's 'Merrily' kits left and I want to give my regular customers a chance to grab it before the Shop Hop. It's $101.99. We have it done up and the 59"x65" quilt is hanging on the wall. Come in and see it.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, We have new classes for this spring. We've been pretty swamped so there are just a few. Click here for the class list. Quilting Treasures has come out with such fun new fabrics with a sewing theme. This is 'She Who Sews'. The first picture is the panel,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, We have new batiks from Hoffman. Click here to see them on the website. These are part of the Indah collections. We haven't ordered from In The Beginning fabrics for a while. These were too striking to resist. This is 'Unusual Garden' by Jason Yenter. The first picture... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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HI Everyone, Here's the scoop on our summer events: Twin Cities Shop Hop: May 4th- 6th Thursday and Friday 9am - 9pm Saturday 9am - 5pm Fill out your passport, grab a TC Treat at every store (10" x 12" solid fabric), educate yourself with tool demos. Turn in your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, FIRST A COUPLE OF IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS: 2017 CHALLENGE: I'm canceling this year's challenge. There has not been enough interest to move forward at this point. For those of you who have signed up and begun, I will still be hanging quilts in the shop mid May. For those... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, Moda has a couple of fun, colorful collections that work so well together. They are 'Mixed Bag' and 'Ninja Cookies'. Eighteen bolts total! I've also thrown in two batiks that add a spark. Click here to see them on the website. This is 'Window Shopping' from Michael Miller.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, We finally got more of the great Japanese double gauze from Kokka. These are perfect for unique scarves, clothing and quilting. And oh so soft! We have one yard kits including the instructions for infinity scarves. They make great gifts and are a great fashion statement. Click here... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, We added another Beginner Quilt Making class. Click here to sign up, or tell your friends who are interested in quilting. Rose is a great teacher. Beginners love her! Cuteness alert! We have more critters coming in the door. Alexander Henry gives us some great cats. Or, are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, We have some great new kits that we are very excited about. This is 'Bird Love'. The back is so fun we had to show it. The pattern and panel for the back is included in the instructions. Final size is 40" x 48". Just in time for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
I made a mistake in my email the other day. Our party date is changing to Tuesday, May 23rd. The time remains the same. 6pm-8:30pm. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, I wanted to do another post on our challenge "The Power of Three". I've heard from a lot of you about the ideas I've been putting forth in the posts/emails. Although you like looking at the pictures and hearing what I have to say, many of you feel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, I love Carolyn Friedlander, so I'm very excited to get the new collection named after her. This is 'Friedlander'. Click here to see it on the website. Moda's bright new collection, 'Hello World' by Abi Hall is so cute and colorful! See it here on the website. See... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, More cats! This collection from Windham is 'Smarty Cats'. I love the books and colors in this collection. It makes it a little more 'grown up'. Click here to see it on the website. Thicket is back! We ordered more because they have been so popular. Come and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, I bet you never thought I'd be including landscapes in our "Power of Three" challenge. But many landscapes definitely fall into this category. Before I get started I wanted to remind you that if you submit a quilt for our exhibit it needs to be made in 2017... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, On February 9th I will be having my color class. I don't try and teach you color theory. I try to give you a more intuitive approach to selecting colors for your quilt. It's a fun, eye opening experience. Click here for more information. Moda has given us... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, Big Stitch starts next month. Here are our first four blocks. Click here for more information. Our new arrivals this week are from Cotton + Steel. I couldn't resist the dresses and shirts. I just had to take a 1/2 yd of each home. I'll have to make... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, I wanted to update you on our Block of the Month for 2017. We have added a new colorway, "Tweet". The bolts arrived last week and I was so excited. The collection is exactly what I was looking for - earth tones in a great print. This colorway... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting
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Hi Everyone, In composition odd numbers of elements are more dynamic than groupings of elements evenly numbered. The basic idea of the rule is that objects arranged or grouped in odd numbers are more appealing, memorable and effective. This challenge asks you to use the power of three in an... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Twin Cities Quilting