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8 Days a Week Collection in Stores and Giveaway

 Ampersand Design's latest collection for Windham Fabrics

 

8 Days a Week 

 

is funky, bold and modern—and in a LQS near you!  With touches of bright

color, word and number patterns, bold strips and dots, this collection has

all the elements modern quilters and sewists crave!

 

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The ladies at Ampersand Design employed the sewing skills of some mad-

talented sewers, wouldn't you say??  Read more about their sewing friends

here, here and here.

 

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This awesome quilt pattern is for sale from Windham Fabrics for wholesale

customers, here.  

 

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We love that this collection has so many customizable elements to make the

special keepsake for your favorite person!  Do you have any big events coming

up to celebrate?  

Enter to win a FQ bundle by leaving a comment.

 Winners will be chosen Friday, March 21.

This giveaway is now closed.  The winners are Sherry, Charlotte and Sandy—congratulations, ladies!

 

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Mormor and Sylvia by Lotta Jansdotter GIVEAWAY

We have already shown you in an earlier post, the amazing and beautiful Scandinavian-inspired creations of Lotta Jansdotter for her two new collections with Windham Fabrics, Mormor and Sylvia

With these two collections now arriving in your local quilt store, it is so much fun to see what you all are doing!  A quick troll on Instagram will turn up some great inspiration:

Lotta photosFrom top left (going clockwise): Thatch Roof Quilt by Natalie Barnes of Beyond the Reef patterns, Oven mitts by Karen Lewis (@blueberryathome) of Blueberry Park, Sugar Block by Susan Markos (@bluesusanmakes), Mormor Quilt top by Karen Lewis, Sylvia block by Karen Lewis, Black and White in Color quilt by Ashley Newcomb (@filminthefridge).

 

This collection is accompanied by two amazing quilt patterns by Ashley Newcomb of Film in the Fridge.  

"Black and White in Color" is available as a free download on the Windham Fabrics website:

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And "In Flight", a pattern available for sale in your LQS or for purchase as a wholesale customer:

 

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We would like to know what YOU would do with Lotta's new lines!  Would you mix them together?  Use them separately with solids? Make a single print top? Leave us a comment and you will be automatically entered into a drawing for a giveaway of a FQ bundle of Mormor and Sylvia!  Three winners will be chosen Monday, March 17th at 10 a.m.

This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you all for entering.  The lucky winners are: Sandie, Michelle and Maria!

 

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 If you already have this fabric, make sure you show us what you are doing!  @windhamfabrics on IG and #windhamfabrics or #mormor, #sylvia and #lottajansdotter.

 

 

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Steam Punk collection “On Time”

  

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When you hear "Steam Punk" do you say, "What??" or "Bring it on!!"?  

Whatever you say, this post is for you!  If you don't know what Steam Punk is, here are some images to familiarize you with this trendy movement.  If you LOVE Steam Punk and can't get enough, here is a fabric collection that you can use to indulge your wildest "Steam Punk" fantasies…

 

ON TIME by Whister Studios

 

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With a classic feature of "Steam Punk"—the clockface—as its main pattern, supported by number and word patterns as well as lush gray, charcoal and tan chalkstripes, this collection is here to satisfy your inner modern-Victorian just waiting to get out!

 

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 Use this FREE pattern from It' Sew Emma (soon to be available for download on the Windham Fabrics website) or design your own. Show us what you make on the WF Flickr site.  

 

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LOOK FOR "ON TIME" IN YOUR LQS NOVEMBER 2013.

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Windham Fabrics at Quilt Market Fall 2013

And a great time was had by all…

 

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Jerry Stube, with her new Block of the Month quilt for Windham Fabrics.

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Our amazing designer booths:

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Dress by Green Bee Patterns.

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Here's Melissa, right, with Erin Schlosser, designer of this gorgeous quilt.


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Morgan Georgie and Carrie Kiefer of Ampersand Design

 

These amazing women flew in for one day to film a tutorial on the Fat Quarter Shop's YouTube channel! So keep your eyes peeled for that!


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And more smiling faces at Market…

 

Quilt designer Amy Gibson stopped by the Garden Party Tango booth


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Quilter Sally Keller, who made an amazing quilt with Marcia Derse's fabric for us.


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Quilt designer, John Kubinec, with his quilt using

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