IMPORTANT The next Apple Blossom Quilts' newsletter will be September 15, 2014. I hope you have a fun summer. We will start a new BOM called "Linda's Flutters and Flowers" at that time.
April 15, 2014
I have so much to share with you in this newsletter, You may remember that my husband retired last August. I'm not ready to take that plunge ---- again. The last time I retired I sat around for 2 years - accomplished nothing and didn't enjoy being me. Then I started Apple Blossom Quilts and I'm having a ball. I love what I do too much to quit. But I have decided to cut back. I will take the summer months off. During this time two things will be effected.
I'll be closing my on-line store beginning May 1st and will re-open it around September 15th.
I'll discontinue my newsletter until September 15th.
If you are interested in making any purchases in my on-line store, you will have until May 1, 2014. At that time I will close the store for the summer. I will re-open the store on September 15th.
Next Free BOM - "Linda's Flutters and Flowers"
Just because I'll be taking it easy doesn't mean I won't be stitching and designing. I'm already hard at work on my next free BOM called "Linda's Flutters and Flowers". The first installment will be published in my September newsletter. I began naming my quilts after my friends several years ago. When I asked Linda what she would like for a quilt she said she didn't want very many blocks and wanted it simple. With these requirements in mind my next BOM will only have 9 blocks. It will be easy enough for a beginner but with a twist that even an experienced quilter might find tantalizing. As the name implies it will be about butterflies and flowers. "Jennifer's Hillside"
If you are wanting to purchase the center block - "Jennifer's Mailbox" now would be a good time to take care of that. It will be available next fall in my on-line store but you might just want to work on it this summer. Click here to purchase "Jennifer's Hillside".
Ann Vishnauski's "Jennifer's Hillside"
Over the course of the last two years we have watched Ann V of Princeton, Illinois stitch her blocks each month. She has delighted us with her interpretation of all the creatures in this quilt. Here is Ann with her completed top. It is gorgeous Ann. Your colors are so warm and appealing.
Trunk Shows and Workshops Wanted
My husband and I will be going to Arizona in January of 2015. I would like to have trunk show/workshops as follows:
Week of January 5, 2015 in Oklahoma
Week of January 12, 2015 in northwestern Texas
Week of January 19, 2015 in New Mexico
Then later in the year in September, I would like to have 2 trunk show/workshops in Colorado on the eastern side of the Rockies.
Week of September 14, 2015
Week of September 21, 2015
If your club is interested in having me, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org