This newsletter is filled with some great new items along with a free pattern download for the Bedfordshire quilt. We are excited to announce that we are now selling Apliquick tools which are super fun to use and they make applique a cinch! We are also working hard planning the upcoming Quilter's Quest that takes place in November- have you signed up for a bus yet?
Check out this month's newsletter for a sneak peek at Malam II, Jinny's second batik collection. Preview the quilt and projects that use the batiks and download the free patterns for projects using the Malam I batik collection. We also introduce you to an American artist that makes beautiful marquetry wood boxes using Jinny's quilt patterns. Subscribers recieve their next installment of the block of the month Starstruck with block five.
This month's newsletter included a link to star block five in Starstruck, the free-to-subscribers block-of-the-month quilt. Once a subscriber, you can also download the previous months. Jinny has also created a 45-degree ruler that is cutting strips and perfect diamonds. You're going to love this one!
I am so excited to share a new tool with you this month that I have used for a long time- golden calipers! This newsletter includes information on my calipers along with how I am inspired by the world around me and colors to create my quilts and fabric collections. Star block three of Starstruck is now available to subscribers and this one requires no inset seams.
Please note that the BOM patterns for Starstruck are accessible only through the emails sent directly to subscribers. To subscribe, enter your email in the box on the left and click GO. Next month when your issue arrives in your inbox, you can download any patterns for Starstruck that you may have missed.
Get a look at the beautiful Crayon Box quilt that Jinny re-designed from Quilters' Quest using her new pixie strips from the palette! Milan fabrics have finally arrived and are available for purchase along with the Florentine kit. Be sure to view the latest Starstruck block in the six colorways that this quilt comes in for the 2014 block of the month.
Who doesn't love great tips and new techniques? This month we have a new quilt, Parquet that uses Jinny's pixie strips from her Ashford collection and a video tutorial on blocking your quilt blocks. Subscribers also have access to the first star block in the gorgeous 2014 BOM, Starstruck, and weekly web specials.
The wait is finally over- the block of the month for 2014 has arrived- Starstruck! This issue also includes two new products that we are featuring here at the shop- one is a quilt from McCall's magazine- did you get your issue in the mail? If so, check out Lapis and Jade. You can also see some of the great photos that Jinny took on her recent trip to India.
So many exciting things are happening in 2014, including new fabric collections and a new block of the month - Starstruck. At the end of the month you will see the arrival of a really colorful collection, Milan, online and in your local quilt shops. We also have some great new projects to keep you inspired by using my Malam batik collection.