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Kaye's Quilting Friends Newsletter, March 24, 2010

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  • Terrye Kinch/Kaye Wood Inc
    ... In This Issue.... On Sale, Clearance, Damaged,Deal of the Day New On Our Site Blog Giveaway Kaye s Schedule KayeWoodTV.com Our Readers Show and Tell Tips
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      In This Issue....

      On Sale, Clearance, Damaged,Deal of the Day

      New On Our Site

      Blog Giveaway

      Kaye's Schedule


      Our Readers Show and Tell

      Tips From Our Readers

      Funny Stories From Our Readers

      April Is

      Quilting the Kaye Wood Way

      Today, "Pitter Patches", our Twitter Bird is all about Spring!. Follow us!

      Contact Info:

      Kaye Wood, Inc

      PO Box 456

      West Branch, MI 48661




      Hi Quilters,

      This issue celebrates the return of the sun to our sky, and the flowers that peek out of the warmed soil to welcome us each day.

      Kaye's in Las Vegas this week, so the girls and I, here at Kaye's Quilting Friends get to run the show for a bit.

      On Sale This Week....

      Kaye's patterns, Blazing Stars and Diamonds of Yellowstone are FREE this week, with the purchase of the technique DVD's

      Blazing Stars are blazing fast with Kaye Wood's fast and accurate techniques. A great fat quarter quilt, make your stars all the same or mix it up with your own color variations, for one fabulous looking quilt. Uses the Starmaker® 8 (sold separately).

      Sizes: Crib, Twin, Double, King

      Pick out your most interesting fabric to showcase in this wallhanging pattern. Fussy cut those prints into 4, 6 or 8 inch diamonds and join together for this interesting design. Border strips frame the blocks to add depth. Try some vivid wildlife fabric and make a beautiful quilt for the men in your life, or maybe flowers or dancers for a lovely little girl, the possibilities are endless Uses the View & Do™ Diamond Shape (sold separately),

      Size: 38" x 42"

      New On The Site, Apple Leaf Table Runner and Topper

      Apple Leaf Runner/Topper Pattern- Ideal for Beginning Paper Piecers. Pieced leaves swirl down the center of the runners (in 2 sizes), or form a circle in the center of the table topper. Just the right accent to add a bit of nature to you home's decor. Change up the colors of the leaves to reflect your seasons. Runner sizes 16"x 31" and 16"x 45", while the hexagonal table topper is 19" across. Includes instructions, color diagrams, and full-size paper piecing patterns.

      Show Me What's New

      Kaye's Schedule

      Teacher Certification Classes....
      You've seen this one before, but it's a great technique. Need a quick tote bag for spring? Check out Joan Hawley of Lazy Girl Designs as she shows how to make this Summer Tote!

      FYI: Programs are best viewed with a high speed connection.

      And after you've viewed this video and just can't wait to create your own Summer Tote Bag, go here to get this pattern!

      This was my first attempt at a bargello quilt. I was very pleased with the results....Judy

      I had to send a pic of the Christmas Place mats I made  I had collected so many Christmas fat quarters that didn"t€™t really go with anything else  I found a pattern online that only required a  small amount of another fabric for the 4 small stars in the corners  I made 20 place mats that went out as gifts for Christmas, here’s just a sample....Cyndi

      Tips From Our Readers....

      My Serger walked when I was using it. I put a strip of the waffle liner (that is used in cupboards) under it and it stays in place....Eleanor

      I have discovered a product called (I think) plasticote that I use for organizing my fabrics. It is available through sign-making shops. It looks like white corrugated cardboard only made of plastic. It is safe for fabrics and works great. You can buy it by the sheet and make as many as you like, any size you like. I like to use the size of a bolt of fabric for those pieces of fabric I have on hand in the 4-6 yards range for backing. I use smaller sizes for my other fabric. They work great and your fabric looks very organized and ready for sewing....BJ

      We want your tips....

      Do you have a special little tip that has worked for you, that you'd like to share? We are always open to new things and would love to hear about them! Just e-mail your tip to me at the address below, and it will find a place in our newsletter! terrye@...?subject=sharewithus

      Quilting Events in March and April...

      Has your guild or quilting group scheduled a show? Let us know the where's, when's and how's and we'll put you on our Quilting Events Page.

      The Whole List....

      Funny Stories From Our Readers....

      We all know how big a king size quilt can be. I was making one for my daughter and was on the last row. I had set and pinned all the little seams together so that they all matched up perfect. My sewing buddy and helper B.B. a big black cat was at the machine and I didn't pay any attention to what he had been doing. So I made sure the thread was under the presser foot and off we went I pulled all the pins as I came to them when the row was all done and I took it out from under the machine it fell apart. He had un threaded the machine and got the thread back under the foot. So I had to start all over. He is still my sewing buddy but I always check on what he may have done....Marty

      Whether funny, touching, or mysterious you all have your stories, and we want to hear them. Come on, fess up.... you can't possibly think that you're the only one whose done........

      Send them to us, here and we'll include them in our newsletters.

      April Is

      National Humor Month Autism Awareness Month International Guitar Month Keep America Beautiful Month National Child Abuse Prevention Month
      Mathematics Education Month Stress Awareness Month National Garden Month
      National Poetry Month National Frog Month
      List your event
      If you have an upcoming event or show you'd like to post on our events page, just click the link!

      That's all for this week....

      Have a great week everyone from

      The staff at Kaye Wood, Inc!

      Terrye Kinch
      Customer Service
      Kaye Wood, Inc
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