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Crazy Blocks – WIP

February 28, 2015
Modern Handcraft // Crazy Quilt WIP

Hi friends!

Trying to get back into a normal schedule at home…who knew that would take over a week after returning from Quiltcon. I have a million to-do’s and emails to return and feel like I am underwater a bit, I am sure I am not the only one right?

Today I want to share a work in progress that I started before I traveled out of town, and it’s a project that I am so in love with.

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February 13, 2015

Hello friends! Just a quick update sharing some of my sponsors awesome fabric deals and some new arrivals available!

So excited to announce a new sponsor with us this week - Love Quilting 

See below for information on a fantastic sale Nancy has and also love that she offers free shipping if you spend over $50!

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A little bit about Nancy,

My name is Nancy and I am the mother of two amazing teenagers, one daughter and one son. They are both hockey players. I am married to a wonderful man who is my biggest supporter and without whom, my dream of establishing an online quilt shop would not have become a reality.

I started my career in the 1980’s in the construction industry, as one of very few women at the time. I proudly worked my way up to the role as Chief Estimator for a commercial metal stud framing and drywall contractor. Along the way, in the early 2000’s, I found my inner passion for quilting.

While I love the modern quilt movement, and I am inspired by contemporary art quilting, and I respect the traditional quilt style, I don’t classify myself one way or another. I consider my quilt style to be eclectic. What is eclectic, you ask? The adjective, eclectic, describes people who choose from different sources. In my case, I have found inspiration from all 3 of the above mentioned quilt styles.

So from here forward, I will refer to my quilt style as eclectic. I will follow some of the rules some of the time, and I will break some of the rules some of the time. I will have successes and I will have failures. I invite you to join me in my eclectic style of quilting!

I created this online quilt shop as a portal to share my passion for not just the luscious fabrics available today, but also for the process of creating wonderful quilt projects. Lovequilting.com carries only top quality quilt fabric to offer you an enjoyable shopping experience. If you have a special request, feel free to email me.

What else do I love besides my family and quilting? Chocolate, the beach, Christmas and my pets, who are technically part of my family, but I hadn’t mentioned them before. Three long hair dachshunds (2 miniature and 1 standard) – Lilo, Stitch and Noni, and one calico cat named Minnie.

– Nancy

 

How fantastic is Nancy! She has a special discount good right now until tomorrow 02/14/15 for 30% off the entire store using code THIRTY – so do not delay!!

My favorite from her shop today:

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Wanderlust by Hoffman Fabrics, Opal   Wouldn’t this make an AMAZING backing for a rainbow inspired quilt? I am about to start on a rainbow quilt and am thinking this will go in my cart for sure. This is the first time I have seen this fabric so it’s fantastic that Nancy is carrying some hard to find items.

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My favorite from Fort Worth Fabric Studio would have to be their Friday Bundle Batch – Seaglass

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I love the aqua and kelly green together and think that this color combo makes an amazing transition from winter to spring – Spring in Chicago is always a little snowy so I love how this represents winter leaving and the newness of spring approaching. Also makes for some fun additions to your St. Patty’s day projects.

Daysail by Bonnie and Camille for Moda Fabrics is also now in the shop along with some really exciting new fabrics in the coming soon section!

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My favorite of the day over at Fabric Cadabra would have to be this adorable fabric that would be PERFECT for those of you working on Hazel the Hedgehog II patterns by Elizabeth Hartman.

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Geekly Glasses Yellow – Geekly Chic by Riley Blake Designs

Thanks for stopping by friends!

-Nicole