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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Charm Pack

Tonight is my friendship group.  Our assignment (if we choose to) is to get a charm pack and we will be having a sew along.  I went from store to store (I'm so lucky as we have 3 quilt shops, a Joann's, Beverly's and a Hancock's) looking for a charm pack.  I seldom go to Beverly's as it's kinda of far from the house.  But last Saturday I took my Mom-in-law and we couldn't believe our eyes. They were have some type of luau or Hawaiian Days.  The place was all decorated, sales girls in costumes; we played game and won prizes and discounts!  We were offered treats, fruit and coconut cookies (yum!).  It was a lot of fun. And so cool to do that with Mom-in-law!

Here's the charm pack I found.
I called Beverly's to see about getting some more fabric for the sashing or border  - I should have looked when I was there, but I was too distracted with all that fun!  The sales clerk said it's an old design and they don't carry it. 
I must admit, I've a bit surprised to learn it's an old design.  I thought I kept up with that stuff.  Oh well!  I'm not that disappointed, as this is how quilting works in my little world.  Don't have something: find something else and it ends up being better.


6 comments:

  1. Were you talking about finding more Origins Moda fabric for the sashing? If so, that fabric is brand new! I think it's being officially released by Moda this month. Hope you enjoy the sew along!

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  2. The 'Origins' group by Moda is brand new. The yardage will be released sometime this month. You can purchase some here when it is released : http://www.fatquartershop.com/Origins-Basic-Grey-Moda-Fabrics.asp?Store_Id=499&T=1

    Have fun!

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  3. I agree, origins is brand new, just NOW starting to show up in shops.... there should be plenty available soon.
    I got a charm pack of it too, LOVE that color combination

    SheilaC

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  4. Oh Good! Well that gal at Beverly's didn't know what she was talking about. Thanks for setting me straight. Now I can look for it.

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  5. I love the fabric...I'm really looking forward to see what you make.

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  6. Can't wait to see what you make from this line. I am such a Moda (junkie) groupie that I check out their website all the time to see what is new or coming soon http://mordac.unitednotions.com/storefrontB2CWEB/browse.do?action=refresh_browse&ctg_id=160801.

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