Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Some finishes.....

I have been busy working on new patterns and finishing some old.
The first quilt is my Christmas quilt.  This top was completed in 2005, quilted in 2011
and the binding was completed last week.  Who needs time tables.
The yellow one is a quilt top that was completed in 2000 by my girlfriend Brook.  She gave it to me in 2009 while I was helping her pack her home for her move.  It was quilted along with my Christmas quilt.  I finished the binding last night.
Now....the third quilt is my daughters'.  This one happened because I found myself on Pinterest waaayyyy to long and my daughter wondered into my room, looked over my shoulder and saw a quilt she had to have.  Well, took me all of 4 minutes to design it, she cut the fabric and 2-1/2 days later she has a quilt top.

Also, this is Je' Taime (I Love You) quilt pattern is now available, as well as the kit.  The kit $24.

I have more coming....
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Black Threads: Lolita Newman's Freedom Gone: Embroidered Quilts of Slave Life in the Civil War

Black Threads: Lolita Newman's Freedom Gone: Embroidered Quilts of Slave Life in the Civil War

Kyra Hicks, Author highlighted my book on her blog.  
I have followed Kyra since I started designing and have several of her books.
On another note.....
I am working on new designs.  I will post some peeks.....
as soon as I can get them off my phone..
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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Small Business

Don't forget, Saturday is Small Business Saturday.
Both Friday and Saturday 15% off your total purchase.
On Saturday, we will have Darcy's Kitchen Creations with all of her delicious baked goods, Vicki Brown with her vintage quilts and Laura Sapko will be there to answer any questions on tapestry weaving.

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Enjoy your family and friends.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

One more social media site

Ok,..so I have joined Instagram with the help of my lovely daughter, London.
I am listed as Stitchinstudio.
And I have added the button on the left.
I'm getting the hang of it all

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving..

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Piece and Comfort Challenge

Hello All,
Moda is having a quilt challenge called "Piece and Comfort Challenge" to honor all of those who serve in our military.  The flyer has been attached and is displayed in the shop.  Some of the fabrics have arrived and more is on the way.  We will be carrying the Red, White & Free line by Sandy Gervais.  Here is a link to the post on Moda's blog: http://blog.modafabrics.com/piece-and-comfort/

The challenge will take place from January 1, 2015- March 31, 2015.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Open House

For those who are far away and cannot come to the shop, we had a blast on Saturday.  Here are some pics for you to enjoy!

 Raffle winners (R-L)
Angie, Kathy, Ellie & Teri

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Friday, November 7, 2014


Hi everyone,
Just wanted to remind everyone about our open house tomorrow. 
 Also, the raffles will be held at the top of the hour (if I don't forget-haha).  
We have 3 drawings per hour, starting at 11am and the last drawing will be at 3pm.
Also the class schedule will be available and it is packed.
Thank you all for your support and we will see you tomorrow.
Can't wait...
Also, snowmen have arrived at the shop....come get them before they melt.
As usual....If there is something you see and you are not local, please email or call the shop.
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Thursday, October 30, 2014


I am extending the sale on the clearance fabric until it's gone. BUY 2 YARDS GET 1 FREE!!! We still have bolts left. Stop by!!!

Thursday, October 23, 2014


Fabric sale through Saturday...all sale fabric, $5.00 per yard...buy 2 yds get 1 free.  I have added in the $6.99 Moda fabric to this sale.  
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Here are some pics from the LA County Quilt Guild Show. I was a vendor at this show this past weekend. I loved the way they displayed the quilts. It was absolutely beautiful. Great show!!!!
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Have a great weekend

Ohhhh...special effects....could not tell you how I did that or I probably could not do it again!!!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The madness is almost over!!!!!!!

Hello everyone
-First I would like to thank you all for your patience while I finish up my commitments.

-Tomorrow I will be closed for my final trunk show.  I will open up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, regular business hours.

-Next, I would like to let you know we received 4 more bolts of Moda fabric.  

-Also the items pictured are from a local artist, and my girlfriend, Mercedes.  All of these items are in the shop and priced to sell for the fall season.  We have about 30 items.  You need to stop by the shop to see them all.  Each one is an original.

-MAGGIE BONANOMI- Her new book "Thistle Down Moon" is available.  I received 4 copies this morning, as of right now, I have 2 left.  

-THREAD- The new Mettler thread display arrived today as well.

Stop by to see all the new stuff.  
As usual, if anyone out in facebook land would like any of the items, send me an email or call the shop.
stitchinbytheriver1@hotmail.com, shop 661.267-1909.

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