Quilting The Kaye Wood Way Week of 7.25.12 - Elisa Wilson's Back Porch Designs and a Monkey in the Middle Quilt!
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In This Issue....
- On Sale -Elisa Wilson of Back Porch Designs
- Strip Quilting Projects Books Mega Sale
- What's New in The Shop
- Tips and Humor from Kaye
- DVD of the Week
- Quilting Cruises
- Cast Iron Singers
- Quilting Events
- Fun Facts For July
- Kaye's on YouTube
- Show and Tell
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Have you ever seen a pattern and decided you just couldn't live without it?Well, believe it or not, it happens around here quite often.
Years ago, we used to carry a few of Elisa Wilson's designs (Back Porch Designs), and when her Big Curvy Bag pattern came out, we couldn't live without it!
And while we were perusing her other designs, we decided to pick up her entire line, so this week, you benefit from our lack of willpower! lol
(just today there are still some leftovers from last week's sale..... just sayin'.....)
All on our SALE PAGE
What's On Sale....
Elisa Wilson of Back Porch Designs' entire line of books, patterns, rulers, templates and DVDs!
Double Wedding Ring Technique DVD
Square Me Up Ruler
Melon Block Template (and book!)
Many Paths Pattern
Only Nine Pattern
Moon in the Window Pattern
Fuzzy Flannel Pattern
Leaf What May Pattern
Strip Quilting Projects Book Mega Sale....Get Kaye's Strip Quilting Project Books 2-9 as a set for $8.00 that is only 1 dollar a piece. These book's sell for 5.00 a piece. That is a savings of $32.00.
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Tips and Humor From Kaye....Ouch!!
I was in the waiting room of my orthopedic surgeon waiting for a checkup after my knee replacement. There was a man waiting to get a cast off his leg. We started to chat and of course we had to find out how each of us had been injured. He said he broke his leg in three places by kicking down the bedroom door.
"Were you trying to get in or get out of the bedroom?" is what I should have asked, but didn't really want to know.
I taught in Denmark shortly after I had my cast removed after breaking my ankle. I was still in a wheelchair some of the time.
Every time I had a question for the clerks at the front desk, they pointed me in the direction of the handicapped conference going on at the same time.
DVD of the Week....
Regular price is $12.00, but this week, only $5.00!
We are going to have a wackiest cruise outfit contest for the cruise.Round Bobbin Sew Fun Cruise, February 16 - 23, 2013, Western Caribbean on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas.Wear your wackiest cruise outfit and you could win $250.
Wacky Cruise Clothes Day will be held during the cruise only for our group. One person from our group will win $250 for the wackiest cruise clothes. Second place will win $100, third place will win $75. Get ready, register today for the cruise and start working on your wacky cruise outfit.Be one of the first 100 people to reserve a cabin on the Round Bobbin Sew Fun Cruise and receive an AccuQuilt Baby Go and Dye.For information on the cruise visit www.roundbobbin.com or call 800-473-9464.
Join us on our next quilting cruise, Feb 16-23, 2013 in the Caribbean.
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Cast Iron Singers
The original cast iron Singer Sewing Machine was one of the finest machines of any kind ever built. It was virtually indestructible and capable of performing smoothly for decades. The only flaw it had was a pooly designed bobbin. By the early part of the 20th Century, the Singer company feared it had built it's machines TOO well. They were beginning to be passed down to the children and grandchildren of the original owners, still working fine. The company feared they were in danger of saturating the market. So, they designed newer, snazzier, flimsier models with an improved bobbin design and built-in features that were designed to break in a few years. They then instituted a buy-back policy for their original machines. Once the old machines were traded in, they were hauled out to the local dump and smashed with sledgehammers to keep them off the market. That's what it took to destroy a cast iron Singer....Debbie Shinn
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All across the land, Quilt Guilds and Groups are gearing up for their shows. Get yours listed!
Fun Facts For The Last Week In July
25th July - Concorde Crash Paris 2000
26th July - Beginning Of The Suez Crisis 1956
27th July - First Flight Test of The De Havilland Comet Commercial Jet 1949
28th July - News Footage of The "Bonus Army" marching on Washington DC demanding World War I Bonuses 1932
29th July - Charles and Diana Wedding 1981
30th July - England World Cup Win Over Germany World Cup 1966
31st July - Last Film Of Tasmanian Tiger
Kaye's on YouTube....
Change of Heart Jumper Pattern
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Show 'N Tell....
This quilt is called "Monkey In the Middle" It was made for my great nephew Chase. I used the View and Do Diamond Shapes and a modified version of the ABC quilt pattern. It was the first time I have used your products and love it.....Teresa
Submit your creations to us. We'll put them on our Show 'N Tell page and in the newsletter! Be sure to send a picture as well as the story behind your quilt, wallhanging, tablerunner, or....
send them to terrye@...?subject="show-n-tell"
Have a great week, everyone!
Terrye and KaylaTerrye Kinch
Kaye Wood, Inc
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