Friday, April 11, 2014

Fabric Sale Finds for April 11, 2014!


So I said last week I was going to make it up to you, and I wasn't kidding. This is the largest sale list I've ever posted with nearly 50 different shops and countless sales. Enjoy!!

xo, Carly Ann


Abbi Mays - Save $5.00 off your next order of $50 or more using code ROBIN. Now on sale: Giggles from Moda, Classical Elements from PB Textiles, Hip Happier from Henry Glass, Roo from In the Beginning, Happy Go Lucky from Moda, Shades of Black from Moda, and 25 more pages of sales! Yes, 25 PAGES!!!

Bloomerie Fabrics - FLASH SALE! Save 30% off Kate Spain's Sunnyside collection using code SUNNY-KS30 (ends TODAY 4/11). Collections on sale include: 2wenty Thr3e, Baby Jane, Birdland, Bluebird Park, Color Me Retro, Cream & Sugar, Gracie Girl, In From the Cold, Love to Sew, Marmalade, Noteworthy, Posy, Road 15, S'More Love, So Happy Together, The Boo Crew, The Grove Decor (organic Canvas), Twice as Nice, and Wrens & Friends

Britex Fabrics - SALE! MIDWEIGHT COTTON FABRIC CATEGORY 20% OFF 4/1 - 4/15 and 50% off Seclect Silks.

Bug Fabric - There are currently 960 items in the Sale/Bargain section. 960! Includes everything from modern and traditional fabrics, patterns, kits, etc.!!!

Christa Quilts - Today's Daily Deal: City Girl by Kitty Yoshida for Benartex. 30% off Bungalow by Joel Dewberry for Free Spirit, Christa's Color Bundles from Christa Quilts, Buttons by Kaffe Fassett for Westminster-Rowan. 40% off Daisy Chain by Amy Butler for Westminster-Rowan and 50% off Happy Go Lucky by Bonnie and Camille for Moda. There are so many sales I could never list them all. Please go check this one out!

Connecting Threads - 40% off select rulers and quilting supplies (end 5/5)! For Example 505 Spray is now $7.79 (reg $12.99) and Fons & Porter Quilting Gloves are marked down to just $2.99!

Contemporary Cloth - 40% off Yuwa Kei Japanese Imports. Also, don't forget to check the Marimekko Fabric Remnants (always some good deals hidden in there).

Cotton Bliss - The entire inventory of Wishes by Sweetwater has been marked down 40%. Includes pre-cuts and kits! (ends 4/14).

Cucire (Etsy) - Collections on sale include: Briar Rose, Collage, Amy Butler's Belle, Bluebird Park, and Nordika. Far Far Away also availabel for pre-order!

Delta Patchwork - 20% OFF all solids and blenders including Kona, Colorworks, Fusions, Marbles, Tweedy, Mixmaster and more! (ends 4/16).

eQuilter - Clicks the Clearance link on the top left of the homescreen. There you will find: Animals Birds & Bugs - 20% Off! Blenders, Stripes & Plaids - 50% Off! Novelty & Holidays - 20% Off! BATIKS & Premium Closeouts - 15% Off! And more!

Fabric Bubb (Etsy) - Collections on sale include: Glimma, Monaluna, Across the Pond, Millie's Closet, and a number of solid minky fabrics

Fabric Depot - New website is up and running! Get 10% off your first online order using code FDNEW1014.

Fabric Fly - Collections on sale include: Cruiser Blvd, Color Me Retro, Gypsy Caravan, Hello Sunshine Flannel, Indie Chic, Little Matryoshka, Ladybug Garden, Life In the Jungle, Maritime Modern, and Serenata.

Fabric Shack - $4.99 fabric collections include: Folk Tale from Lecien, Lolli Dot from Michael Miller, Textured basis from Milchael Miller, 2wenty Thr3e from Moda, Apple Jack by Tim Beck, Boho from Moda, PB&J from Moda, Spting House and many many more

Fabricworm - Save 10% on Robert Kaurman Fabrics including Kona solids, precut hexies, and more! (ends 4/17).

Fat Quarter Shop - Tons of Soho Solids on sale now for just $4.89/yd. Also, Fresh Family Traditions is the current book of the month priced at just $19.96.

Five Monkey Fabrics (Etsy) - There are over 150 items in the sale section of this Etsy shop! Scoot on over and check it out!

Fort Worth Fabric Studio - Today's Bundle Batch is Watermelon Roses which features lecien's latest Flower Sugar roses in red, pink and green! FQ bundle for $19 or half yard bundle for $37! Also, all Tea Room by Michael Miller is 30% off (ends 4/15) and all Hipster Pop by Riley Blake is 40% off (ends 4/15).

Green Fairy Quilts - Limited Time Offer: Get a $100 Gift Voucher for only $90 - that's $10 FREE!! Purchase the $90 voucher and they will e-mail you a code worth $100!!

Hawthorne Threads - Collections on sale include: So Happy Together, Alchemy Rayon Challis, Mixteca, Heirloom Home Dec, Crazy Love, iHaus, Full Moon Lagoon, Cabana Blooms, Flyboy, Happy Drawing Too, Alchemy Apparel Sateen, Scoot, and so much more.

Lark Cottons - Now on sale are fabrics from Heirloom, Innocent Crush, Summersville, Alhambra II, Better Gnomes and Gardens, Deer Valley, Backyard Baby, Central Park, Farm Fresh, Midwest Modern, A Walk in the Woods, Chrysalis, To Market To Market, Nicole's Prints and so many more.

Little Fabric Shop, The - $5/ Yard: Origins by Moda, Make Life by Sweetwater, Tradewinds by Moda, Nantucket Summer by Riley Blake. $5.50/ Yard: Flock by Thomas Knaur, Curio by Moda, Pear Tree Thomas Knaur, ABC Cookery by Alexander Henry, Chrysalis by Moda, Domestic Diva by Riley Blake, Farm Fresh by October Afternoon, Felicity by Riley Blake, Just Wing It by MoMo, Magnolia Lane by Michael Miller, Paradise by Art Gallery. $6 / Yard: Impressions by Ty Pennington, Pernilla's Journey by Tina Givens, Aviary 2 by Jeol Dewberry, Daisy Cottage by Riley Blake, Prince Charming by Tula Pink, Promenade by Riley Blake, and Sew Cherry by Riley Blake.

Mad About Patchwork - CELEBRATING 6 YEARS! $6 /yard on loads of gorgeous fabric through April 15. ON SALE: Over 150 bolts ... Amy Butler; Anna Maria Horner; Denyse Schmidt; Joel Dewberry and more. KONA STASH BUILDER: Save 10% on Sky Spectrum bundles and yardage in April.

Marmalade Fabrics - Fabrics on sale include: Caraby Street, Dear Stella, Hand Drawn Garden, Glimma, Modern Bliss, Comma, Avalon, Bella, Mod Century, Center City, and more. p.s. They have complete Botanics bundles still in stock if you hurry!

Odds N Ends Fabric - They just added some fun FQ bundles all at 20% off. This shop is a little more traditional, but like most shops, you can find some real gems here!!

PatternCrush (Etsy) - Don't forget about the skinny bolt sale going on! I thought it was shrinking, but she's actually adding MORE! Check back often!! :)

Pennington Quilt Works - Collections on sale include: Gypsy Caravan, Garthwaite, Flea Market Fancy, Kaffe Spring 2012, Lucy's Crab Shack, Tokyo Rococo, Good Fortune, Meet Me at Sunset, Stitch In Color, Orange Crush, Olive and more.

Poppy Seed Fabrics (Etsy) - Check out the Spring Cleaning Super Sale going on here. There are great deals on beautiful Japanese Fabrics as well as some more common fabrics like Lucy's Crab Shack, In from the Cold, Sew Stitchy, Walk in the Woods and more.

Quilt Asylum - Take 40% off ALL Liberty of London Stile collection fabrics including yardage, charm packs, fat-eights, and FQ packs (ends 4/16)!

Quilt Department, The - Inventory Clearance going on! Fabric from Happy Go Lucky, Honey Honet, Noteworthy, Sassy Fabrics, Good Fortune, Urban Cowgirl, Petalicious, and more.

Quilt Home.com - Save 20% on preorders for Pretty Potent by Anna Maria Horner using code QHAHPP (ends 5/5) and save 20% on all currently in stock Tanya Whelan fabrics, pattersn and books using code QHSCF (ends TODAY 4/11).

Quilted Castle, The - Take 20% off any items in the End of Bolt or Clearance sections using code 20clear (ends 4/18)!

Quilter's Roost - Spring Cleaning! All Regularly priced fabrics are 15% off!

Quiltique - Collections on sale include: 1001 Peeps, Alchemy, Apple Jacks, Botanika, Crazy Love, Cruzin, Flea Market Fancy, Gypsy Caravan, Hot Chocolate, In My Room, In Plain Sight, Novella, Out To Sea, Posy, and more. Majority of there are under $6.50 per yard and so as low as the $5 range. :)

Sew Adorable Fabrics (Etsy) - Tons of Riley Blake on sale. If you need to stock up on some adorbale polka dots, head here first!

Sew Lux Fabric - Stash worthy special: Save 15% on a 1/2 yard bundle of the Bloomin' Fresh Spring Banner print by Deb Strain in 4 colors (just $16.15).

Sew Me a Song (Etsy) - Sale fabrics include fabric from: Oh Deer, Retro Chich, Mama Said Sew, American Jane, Madrona Road, Chicopee, as well as some great Japanese fabrics!

Sew Modern - Sale Items include fabric from: Acacia, Botanica, Gracie Girl, Road 15, Briar Rose, Simply Style, Hand Drawn Garden, Astrid, Technicolor, Let's Pretend, Simply Sweet, Fancy Flight, Glimma, Mixteca, Summersville, Noteworthy, Notting Hill, Madrona Road, Ruby Star 2012, La Dee Da and many more

Southern Fabric - Today's Deal is an amazing 10-12 oz rainbow scrap bag for just $14.69! There are also some amazing sales. Go to sales and you will find an amazing selection of yardage and pre-cuts!!

Stash Modern Fabric (Etsy) - Now shows over 340 iitems in the YARD SALE section. Great selection and remember there is always free shipping on order over $50 when you use the code SHIPFREE50

Stitch Sanctuary - "Buy 3 threads get 1 free* or Buy 3 items from the clearance area, get 1 free*. * Lowest priced item will be marked free"

Stitch Stash Diva (Etsy) - Closeout section has some great fabric from Amy Butler, Marcus Fabrics and Michael Miller

Tactile Fabrics (Etsy) - Over 200 items in this Etsy store's sale section including some amazing bundles and precuts of Zen Chic, Pearl Bracelets, Road 15 and Botanics!

Via's Fabrics - Take an additional 50% off fabrics in the clearance section using code CLEARANCE50.

Web Fabrics - Weekly Special: Moda Scrumptious and Riley Blake Sunshine are good for Happy Times at $7.29 per yard!

Westwood Acres - Bundles on sale include: British Invasion, Color Me Happy, Fox Field, Flea Market Fancy, Lucky Penny, Full Moon Lagoon, Constellation, Field Study Voile, Botanique, Lottie Da, Beechwood Park and more!

Wish Upon A Quilt, LLC - "It's a 6th Birthday Bash!!! Everyone will receive a Summer Savings Pass with a retail value of $10.00 - FREE! (valid online also), and Web customers will also get FREE shipping - no minimum! Use coupon code: BIRTHDAY6. 
 ALSO, check out these savings: 
 • 6 yards of fabric for the price of 5! 
• 6 Charmpacks for the price of 5! 
• 6 Fat Quarters for the price of 5! 
• 6 battings for the price of 5! 
• 6 spools of thread for the price of 5....you get the idea 
 • They have also selected 6 notions that we can't live without and you can have them all for the price of 5! 
(Web shoppers - be sure to use the BIRTHDAY6 coupon code when you checkout or in the comment section of your order - our computer system can't handle this one automatically - so we will adjust your order prior to shipping.)


DISCLAIMER:
- Yes I will take recommendations and/or corrections. I will even take your shop off the list if you want. Just email me or leave a comment below and I will get right on it. 
- Yes I'm a crazy person that visits all these sites over the few nights before I post. Catch that: it takes a few nights after the day job, so....
- Yes it is possible that the shop sold out before you got there. I also schedule posts to go up during the day while I am at work. So please be patient if I don't respond immediately. 
- Yes I try and alternate the shops I list. If I posted the same exact list every week it just wouldn't be fair! ;)
- Yes I am fabric obsessed and a total enabler to all my fellow fabric hoarders! 
#kiddingnotkidding
- No I do not get paid to post these sales although I've been known to be bribed with fabric. #kiddingnotkidding
- No these are not ALL the sales available online. There are thousands, and I am only one. 
- No I do not list every piece of fabric each shop has on sale. Not that crazy! 
#kiddingnotkidding

Friday, April 4, 2014

Fabric Sale Finds for April 4, 2014!

Apologies in advance, but today's post is going to be short and sweet. My morning went something like this:


4am- Wake Up for some ungodly reason and am unable to fall back asleep
4:02- What is today?... Thursday?... *look at phone* Hooray it's Friday!... I can wear jeans to the office... maybe I'll wear my new skinny jeans from StitchFix... I really like StitchFix.... maybe I should go in early so I can escape early... if I wear my new skinnies, what top... should big girls wear skinny jeans?.... are we doing Disney this weekend?... I wonder if the weather will hold out... oh I have that new top that I can.....  
4:03- Crap, it's Friday and I've done nothing for my sale post.
4:05- Here we are. 

So now you know I'm a total lunatic this early in the morning, and why this post will be short and sweet. I promise to make it up to you with tons of great sales next week! In the meantime feel free to add sales you know about in the comments so your fellow quilters don't suffer from my lack of know what day of the week it is. Without anymore early morning ramblings, here are the eight GREAT sales for the week! 

Abbi Mays - $5 off your next order of $50 or more using code ROBIN

Allegro Fabrics - It's 5 dollar Friday! Use code 10shopnow at checkout to save 10% on your order. Also, all sale items have been further reduced. What was not $8 is $7, $7 to $6, etc. New markdowns include: Farm Hill, Hello Sunshine, Little Kukla, Gypsy Girl and Next Stop London. There are over 250 items on sale!

Fabricworm - All cuddle minky and fleece marked down by 10% (ends 4/10/14). 

Fort Worth Fabric Studio - Friday Bundle Batch is called tropical breeze. It's a great mix of turquoise, lime and a bit of orange! Those colors might sound a it familiar to some of my Central Florida MQG gals! ;) Also, Star Trek fabric is 30% off and all Milberry Range Batiks are now just $7.95/yd

PatternCrush (Etsy) - Don't forget about the skinny bolt sale going on! She's got great stuff and I seriouslt received the order I made last Friday by Tuesday morning! Awesome service!!


Quilt Asylum - 12th annual no foolin' sale! All regualr priced items will be discounted 25% on April 4 and 5th only!

Quilt Home.com - Save 25% off all currently in stock laminate and home dec fabrics using code QHLFHD (ends 4/7/14). Today is the last day to save 20% on all currently in stock Denyse Schmidt fabrics and patters using code QHDSMQ (ends 4/4/14). Today is also the last day to save 20% on pre-orders of Kaffe Collective Spring using code QHSPRING14 (ends 4/4/14).

Sew Lux Fabric - Stash worth weekly special is True Colors New Wave Half Yard Bundle for just $16!!


DISCLAIMER:
- Yes I will take recommendations and/or corrections. I will even take your shop off the list if you want. Just email me or leave a comment below and I will get right on it. 
- Yes I'm a crazy person that visits all these sites over the few nights before I post. Catch that: it takes a few nights after the day job, so....
- Yes it is possible that the shop sold out before you got there. I also schedule posts to go up during the day while I am at work. So please be patient if I don't respond immediately. 
- Yes I try and alternate the shops I list. If I posted the same exact list every week it just wouldn't be fair! ;)
- Yes I am fabric obsessed and a total enabler to all my fellow fabric hoarders! 
#kiddingnotkidding
- No I do not get paid to post these sales although I've been known to be bribed with fabric. #kiddingnotkidding
- No these are not ALL the sales available online. There are thousands, and I am only one. 
- No I do not list every piece of fabric each shop has on sale. Not that crazy! 
#kiddingnotkidding

Friday, March 28, 2014

Fabric Sale Finds for March 28, 2014!

Abbi Mays - Save $5.00 off your next order of $50 or more using code SPRING.

Allegro Fabrics - Rainy Day Sale! 15% off the entire shop using code RainyDays. This includes all notions, patterns, buttons and fabrics (including sale fabrics)! Sale lasts Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

Christa Quilts - Today's Daily Deal:The entire Text Prints category! Plus there are four new quilt kits on sale including Christa's String of Pearls Kit for just $55.97 (30% off)!

Cucire (Etsy) - Nordika, Lush Uptown, Briar Rose, Collage, and lots of Amy Butler in the sale section!

eQuilter - On sale now through 3/30/2014: Color Palette REDS and PURPLE, PLUm & WINE are both 15% off.

Fabric.com - 15% off all nautical prints through 3/31/2014. 15% off slect Moda Cottons, assorted apparel, minky and Covington home dec fabrics through 3/31/2014

Fabricworm - Spring Cleaning Sale! Save between 30% to 75% on all markdowns through Sat 3/29/2014 at 5pm PST!

Fort Worth Fabric Studio - All Stripes yardage by Riley Blake is are 40% off ($5.55/yd)! All Benartex/Kanvas Frost is now 50% off ($4.98/yd). Today's Friday Bundle Batch is called Cotton Candy. It's a fun pretty selection of 8 pinks and blues. Can you say perfect baby quilt?!

Hart's Fabric - Secret Serger Sale! Shhhh, the Janome 1100D Serger has been marked doesn from $129 to $899 now through March 31, 2014.

PatternCrush (Etsy) - MOVING SALE! so many bolts with very little yardage, or they're all alone from their collection, so they are marked down at least 25%!. Check out the skinny bolt section…. Over 50 items listed at amazing prices! There may be closer to 45 now, because I'm going shopping!! ;)

Pink Castle Fabrics - Spring Cleaning Sale! 20% off all in-stock items with code SPRING20! Every single print, notion, pattern, and tool is 20% off from now until Monday, March 31st.

Quilt Home.com - Save 20% off on all currently in stock Joel Dewberry fabrics, patterns &book using code QHAJD (ends midnight 3/28/14). Save 20% off preorder Kaffe Collctive Spring 2014 fabrics using code QHSPRING14 (ends 4/4/14). Today's special: Save 25% on all Petal Home Dec fabric by Tanya Whelan with coupon code: QHRYUV. Plus don't forget the Ides of March Sale with up to 60% off selected fabrics by Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner, Joel Dewberry, Valori Wells, & Heather Bailey. While supplies last.

Quilted Castle, The - Free shipping on all US orders of $40 or more using code ship40 and discounted shipping on all non-us orders of $40 or more using code intlship40. Good through 3/30/2014

Quiltique - There are currently 279 items in the fabric sale section. No, that's not a typo. Fabrics and collections include (but are def not limited to) Alchemy, Apple Jack, Cocoon, Crazy Love, Cruzin, Flea Market Fancy, Flutter, Gypsy Caravan, Heaven & Helsinki, Hot Chocolate, In My Room, In Plain Sight, Novella, Out to Sea, Pirate Matey, Posy, and Urban Zoology.

Stitch Sanctuary - Clearance Sale starts March 29th through March 31st. Buy any 3 yards of fabric from the clearance area and get one yard free!


DISCLAIMER:
- Yes I will take recommendations and/or corrections. I will even take your shop off the list if you want. Just email me or leave a comment below and I will get right on it. 
- Yes I'm a crazy person that visits all these sites over the few nights before I post. Catch that: it takes a few nights after the day job, so....
- Yes it is possible that the shop sold out before you got there. I also schedule posts to go up during the day while I am at work. So please be patient if I don't respond immediately. 
- Yes I try and alternate the shops I list. If I posted the same exact list every week it just wouldn't be fair! ;)
- Yes I am fabric obsessed and a total enabler to all my fellow fabric hoarders! 
#kiddingnotkidding
- No I do not get paid to post these sales although I've been known to be bribed with fabric. #kiddingnotkidding
- No these are not ALL the sales available online. There are thousands, and I am only one. 
- No I do not list every piece of fabric each shop has on sale. Not that crazy! 
#kiddingnotkidding
 

Friday, March 21, 2014

Fabric Sale Finds for March 21, 2014!

Quilt Home.com - Save 20% off all currently in stock Tula Pink using code QHTPFF (ends today 3/21/2014). Save 20% off all pre-order Kaffe Collection Spring 2014 fabric using code QHSPRING14. Don't forget the Ides of March Sale where you can save up to 60% off selected fabrics by Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner, Joel Dewberry, Valori Wells, & Heather Bailey. While supplies last. Lastly, today's deal is to Save 25% on all Valentine Rose fabric by Tanya Whelan with coupon code: QHXCWK! 

Fabric.com - 15% off select Timeless Treasures, Liberty of London apparel fabric, and Duralee Home Dec Fabric (through March 24, 2014)

Fabric Shack - 30 year Sale-a-bration is still going on with fabrics marked at $6.98 and under with some marked as low as $4.99!! (online only)

Fort Worth Fabric Studio - Today's Friday Bundle Batch includes an amazing assortment of 10 Kona solids based on the Spring Pantone color forecast (see image below)! Get a FQ bundle of all 10 for $16.29 or a half yard bundle for $31.00!!! Alos, Moonflower yardage by Quilting Treasures is now 40% off ($5.70/yd) and Fashion plate by Henry Glass is 40% off ($5.85/yd)!


Fort Worth Fabric Studio Friday Bundle Batch
Quilt Asylum - ALL Denyse Schmidt fabrics are on sale for 20% off now through March 26, 2014.

1 Choice 4 Quilting - Bella Solid Charm Packs now $8.50 and layer cakes are $36.50. Amelia Floral, Little Apples, and Mystique collections on sale.

Cucire (Etsy) - Bluebird Park, Briar Rose, Collage, and lots of Amy Butler in the sale section!

Marmalade Fabrics - Collections on sale: Carnaby Street, Dear Stella Piper, Hand Drawn Garden, Glimma, Modern Bliss, and Comma


Happiness is Quilting - Colorworks Premium Solids on sale for just $4.75/yd!

Southern Fabric - Deal of the Day is a Boo Crew Charm Pack for only $4.99!

Green Fairy Quilts - Moda Charm Pack Sale! Get any 10 charm packs for $69 with code CHARM10.  Get any 20 charm packs for $135 with code CHARM 20. Get any 30 charm packs for $199 with code CHARM30. or Get any 20 mini charms for only $69 with code MINICHARM20. Also, the Spring Cleaning sale is still going on with huge discounts on all Moda and Riley Blake precuts. Remember, free shipping in the US!

eQuilter - On sale through Sunday 3/23/14: Music section is 15% off, and Clearance (Novelty & Holiday) is 40% off


Patterncrush preorders available NOW!
PatternCrush (Etsy) - Preorders available for Far Far Away, Arizona, Jungle Ave, Indelible, AND Dreamin' Vintage. Plus she still has Catnap and Mormor available!!


Fabricworm - Reminder on the sales that never end: Save $5 on purchases of $50 or more with code LINUS5 and save $10 off $100 or more with code BULK10.

Abbi Mays - Save $5.00 of your next order over $50 using code IRISH (good until 3/23/2014)

Sew Lux Fabric - Save 10% on all charms and mini charms. No coupon needed and sale ends 3/23/2014. This week's Stash Worthy Special is a Chantilly Lace Half yard bundle (or yardage for ust $4.75/yd).

Sew Modern - Save 20% off your fabric yardage purchases through Sunday March 23, 2014 with code SORRY20.

Hart's Fabric - Sve 10% on all rayon, voile and Chiffon with coupon code SUNSHINE (ends 3/24/2014)
JAQS Big MODA sale includes Bella Solids!!

JAQS Fabrics - The BIG MODA SALE is NOW! Take 20% off all things Moda Fabrics use coupon code MODA20 at checkout. There are some fantastic deals buried in here… trust me ;)


Cotton Bliss - They have extended the Worldwide Quilting Day Sale through today!! All fabrics and precuts have been discounted significantly for this sale. • Charm Packs $7.50 • Mini Charms $3.00 • Jelly Rolls & Layer Cakes $27.50 • Huge markdowns on Bundles! • Bella Solids $5/yard • Cotton/Linen Blends $9/yard • Designer Fabrics $7.50/yard. Sale ends 3/16/14.



DISCLAIMER:
- Yes I will take recommendations and/or corrections. I will even take your shop off the list if you want. Just email me or leave a comment below and I will get right on it. 
- Yes I'm a crazy person that visits all these sites over the few nights before I post. Catch that: it takes a few nights after the day job, so....
- Yes it is possible that the shop sold out before you got there. I also schedule posts to go up during the day while I am at work. So please be patient if I don't respond immediately. 

- Yes I try and alternate the shops I list. If I posted the same exact list every week it just wouldn't be fair! ;)
- Yes I am fabric obsessed and a total enabler to all my fellow fabric hoarders! 
#kiddingnotkidding
- No I do not get paid to post these sales although I've been known to be bribed with fabric. #kiddingnotkidding
- No these are not ALL the sales available online. There are thousands, and I am only one. 
- No I do not list every piece of fabric each shop has on sale. Not that crazy! 
#kiddingnotkidding
 







Friday, March 14, 2014

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

So a lot of people have written these posts about what Modern Quilting really is, so I know I’m not bringing up a new discussion. The thing is that every once in a while I need to get things off my mind and find this is the best way to do it (worked well when talking about the Quilt Police)!

Recently I heard a quilter talk about her disdain for Modern Quilting, but her love of Contemporary Quilting and it really got me thinking, what’s the difference? I see pretty clear differences when looking at modern and traditional quilts (most of the time), but contemporary? I just don’t know. It may be that I’m just not overly interested in classifying what I do (although I know I’m not exactly traditional- HA!), but I thought I would look into it a bit more.

First a little quiz! If you feel like playing along, pull out a pencil and paper and see how you do! Below are pictures of 10 quilts and 6 patterns I found online. Based on the maker/sellers classification I noted which ones were called contemporary and which ones were called modern. Can you tell the difference? Take your best guess and see how you do (the answers are way at the bottom). 













Okay, all done? Good. Hold that thought.

Before we get to the answers I should probably tell you why I did that. I am simply trying to show that style, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. If I create a quilt that I feel is contemporary, then I have every right to call it that. If I create a quilt that is modern to me, I can call it that. If I want to lump them together and say my quilts are contemporary modern I can do that too! Just look at the KeepsakeQuilting pattern section. They made life easy and just throw all the patterns in one big group together! 


Now, there is a but (isn’t there always). I say these things based on the fact that I am a personal (not professional) quilter. I’m not entering shows with any expectation that they need to be classified by ANYONE. If that is your aim, then ignore me and do what your doing because I’m sure it’s beautiful! I make my quilts for fun, for relaxation, for gifts and to bring smiles to faces. If I give my mom a quilt and call it modern or call it contemporary I will bet you $100 she doesn’t care. ;)

So all this came about when I heard ‘hate for modern quilting’ and a ‘love for contemporary’ and I really needed to understand that. What I have found is that these are not black and white categories, they are very very grey. Even within contemporary and modern quilting there is a huge array of quilts. 




My personal opinion is to do what you love! Do what makes you happy! Continue to explore different mediums and see what fits. Visit a guild or a sewing group with people who love what you love. I wouldn’t join a traditional quilt guild and expect them to love what I do, and visa versa for a traditional quilter in a modern quilt guild. I may check out a contemporary group because it seems appealing to me, but could just as easily decide it’s not my cup of tea and should not feel bad about it.

Quilting, like any art form, will continue to evolve, change and grow.  We will continue to agree and to disagree, but I feel it is vital to remember to welcome new quilters in with open arms rather than pushing them away because you don’t like everything they do! We all know the amount of thought, time, care, and effort that goes into this wonderfully crazy hobby that we love, and that should earn nothing but respect from and for each other. 

"In time we hate that which we often fear."  William Shakespeare
#RantOver

Now here's those answers! If your feeling brave leave  comment and let me know how you did and what your thoughts are are this!

African Print (32 x 40)












I have cited each and every quilt and pattern in this post. Please remember that all artists work hard on these projects and deserve proper credit. Thank you! 

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Fabric Sale Finds for March 13, 2014!

So my sale posts have been a little out of sorts these past few weeks. I missed last week entirely, and today Friday's post is making it here early. What gives? I'm a bridesmaid in a wedding this weekend, and as many of you know it can be a bit consuming. I think I'm prepared.... Nails painted, Hair colored, etc, etc. Anyway, that's that the long way of saying I apologize. :) Now on to what you came here for!




Abbi Mays - $5 off your next order over $50 using code: SUNSET


Allegro Fabrics - Collections on sale now include: Sidewalks, Bake Sale, Snug as a Bug, Priscilla, Little Red Riding Hood, Gracie Girl, Modern Bloom, Kensington, So Happy Together, Hoot, and so so much more.


Bloomerie Fabrics - Collections on sale include: 2wenty Thr3e, Baby Jane, Bluebird Park, Briar Rose, Color Me Retro, Cream & Sugar, Gracie Girl, Love To Sew, Noteworthy, Road 15, Sunnyside, Twice as Nice, & Wrens & Friends


Christa Quilts - Today's Daily Deal: Buttons by Kaffe Fassett for Westminster-Rowan. Also, you should check out the color themed FQ bundles in the Clearnace Section. 8 FQ for $16!



Cotton Bliss - Worldwide Quilting Day Sale! All fabrics and precuts have been discounted significantly for this sale. • Charm Packs $7.50 • Mini Charms $3.00 • Jelly Rolls & Layer Cakes $27.50 • Huge markdowns on Bundles! • Bella Solids $5/yard • Cotton/Linen Blends $9/yard • Designer Fabrics $7.50/yard. Sale ends 3/16/14.


Cucire (Etsy) - Briar Rose, Collage, and lots of Amy Butler in the sale section! Also recommend that you check out her selection of Aurifil thread sets. Amazing!


eQuilter - On clearnace now through Sunday 03/16/2014: 40% off Batiks 50% off Animals, Birds & Bugs 50% off Blenders, Stripes & Plaids 50% off designer closeouts 50% off Floral: Food & Botanic 50% off Novelty & Holidays 50% off Patterns, Books, Magazines & Gifts 55% off Super Bargains 60% off Wholesale Blowout 70% off Pants on Fire Final Closeout!


Fabric Shack - 30 year Sale-a-bration is still going on with fabrics marked at $6.98 and under (online only)!


Fabric.com - Save 15% off on over 8,000 items in the Kid's Shop Sale! Includes patterns, cotton prints, organics, fleece, etc. Also, take an additional 20% off clearance items using code: CLEAR314.


Fabricworm - 48 Hour Inventory Reduction Sale starts today and ends 03/15/2014 at 8am PST! Some stuff is up to 30% off! HURRY HURRY!


Hawthorne Threads - Collections on sale include: Floressence, Rhapsodia, Field Day, Folk Tale, Dreaming in French, Cocoon, Full Moon Lagoon, Mixteca, So Happy Together, Rain Basics, Textured Basics, Julias Notes, Forest Playground, Sugar Hill, Matryoshka, Geometriska, Paint Box, Hipsters, and much MORE!


La De Da Fabrics (Etsy) - As always When you purchase 10 yards of fabric from LaDeDa Fabrics you will get your 11th yard of fabric absolutely FREE!!! The 10 yards do not need to be purchased at one time. They keep track of your yards purchased and tell you when you get to your 10th yard. You will get to pick any in stock fabric in our shop for your free yard and it will ship right along with your 10th yard.


Lark Cottons - Collections on sale include: A Walk in the Woods, Apple of My Eye, Bijoux, Alhambra II, Bloom & Grow, Castle Peeps, Central Park, Chrysalis, Deer Valley, Farm Fresh, Half Moon, Haven's Edge, Heirloom, Midwest Modern, To Market To Market, Wee Woodland and more.


Mad About Patchwork - SAVE IN MARCH: Save 20% on Acacia by Tula Pink and Florence by Denyse Schmidt; use the coupon MARCH20 at checkout to apply the discount. ON SALE: Over 200 bolts ... Amy Butler; Anna Maria Horner; Denyse Schmidt; Joel Dewberry and more. KONA STASH BUILDER: Save 10% on Market Palette bundles and yardage in March.


Pink Castle Fabrics - 25% off all Japanese fabrics with code JAPAN25


Quilt Asylum - Worldwide Quilting Day Sale! On Saturday, March 15, 2014 get 20% off on ONE cut of fabric off the bolt by using online code WWQD. Also all the mini Pieced Tree Greeting Card Mini Quilt Kits are on sale for $15 (reg. $20) until March 19th!


Quilt Home.com - Save 20% on Tanya Whelan fabrics using coupon code QHTWSR (ends 03/14/2014). Save 20% off Kaffe Collective Spring 2014 fabrics (preorder) using coupon code QHSPRING14 (ends 4/4/2014).


Sew Lux Fabric - Stash Worthy Special: Save 15% on a HALF YARD BUNDLE of the Mixed Bag Bubbles print (5 half yards). While supplies last


The Quilting Hen - March Madness (ends 03/15/2014). Save 25 off Stabalizers. Save 15% off Gelato Gradients, and save 10% off Batiks.


Westwood Acres - Bundles on sale include: Flea Market Fancy, Lucky Penny, Field Study, Glimma, Constellation, Full Moon Lagoon, Lottie Da, beechwood Park, Wallflowers, Botanica, and more!





Wish Upon A Quilt, LLC - March Madness! 48 months special financing on Janome machines



DISCLAIMER:
- Yes I will take recommendations and/or corrections. I will even take your shop off the list if you want. Just email me or leave a comment below and I will get right on it. 
- Yes I'm a crazy person that visits all these sites over the few nights before I post. Catch that: it takes a few nights after the day job, so....
- Yes it is possible that the shop sold out before you got there. I also schedule posts to go up during the day while I am at work. So please be patient if I don't respond immediately. 

- Yes I try and alternate the shops I list. If I posted the same exact list every week it just wouldn't be fair! ;)
- Yes I am fabric obsessed and a total enabler to all my fellow fabric hoarders! #sorrynotsorry
- No I do not get paid to post these sales
- No these are not ALL the sales available online. There are thousands, and I am only one. 
- No I do not list every piece of fabric each shop has on sale. Not that crazy!
Now that the silly stuff is out of the way, on to the goods. ENJOY!