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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

*Summercrafter Watercolor Sea Horses*

These elegant sea horses, dancing in the currants, come together quickly using corner units and half square triangles...This quilt  has a fresh and modern look...Perfect for a baby quilt, powder room throw, or an addition to a cottage theme. I luv sea horses!!  Give me a call    Diane     

Monday, December 28, 2015


SO-SEW-SNOW  cute!!Applique these charming snowmenas you quilt!!!   40"  in diameter... This should be fun to make ...   Pattern available now...Diane

Thursday, December 24, 2015

*Thanks To You* and see you next week

 Merry Christmas to all our customers and a Happy New Year Thank you for another year of your wonderful support.  See you in the new year.        Diane and Holly

Saturday, December 19, 2015

*Saturday Christmas sale item is *King size cotton blend quilt batts*

Heirloom Premium 80/20 - King (120" x 120") x 4 Batts***
Heirloom Premium 80/20 cotton blend is a very popular batting because it offers more loft and less weight than traditional cotton battings...It is made with 80% natural cotton and 20% fine polyester...It is needle punched and spray bonded to provide exceptional strength and durability...Shrinkage is 3-5% and may be quilted 4" apart...Regular price is $47:98  on sale for $35:98...Diane

Friday, December 18, 2015

*Friday Christmas Specials* * Micro-Safe Hot Holders*

MicroSafe Hot Holders
Cool bowls keep hands safe when removing items from your microwave...Three sizes provide a perfect fit for all your kitchen dishes...Can also be used for decorative storage as well...Washable 100% cotton    Sm  6.5in,  Md 9.5in, Lg 12in      these patterns are on special for Xmas    for   $6:50  Reg $14:00...  in stock now.    

Friday, November 27, 2015


It pushes, poes, pulls, p-fudges, p-turns, p-stuffs, It makes its own uses...It will be in stock next week...   Diane

Saturday, November 21, 2015


We are getting ready for a store wide sale.....We have pulled lot's of fabrics out and put in our $5:98 per yd sale tub...Still a few on for $1:98  per yd  and I will add a few more on Monday.....Patterns and notions are on for 20% off...Batiks, MODA and other fabrics are on for $10:00 per yard...PRE-CUTS  ARE ON SALE ALSO.!!....layer cakes and jelly rolls are on for  $40:00 ea...Charms and mini charms are $10:00 and $4:00 ea...                       Sale is NOVEMBER 23  to NOVEMBER 28                                   You can call or e-mail me with enquiries....Diane...

Monday, November 16, 2015

*Good Old Days at the Lake*

Remember the good old days when everyone had these simple little trailers,  packed up the kids and the dog and cat and went to Grand Lake or Lake George for the week-end or went fishing over north.   This beautiful fabric came on Friday also.   you can get some when you get your pattern to match.See you then. Diane   

*Owl Fabric and coordinates*

Mr Owl has been spotted looking out the window at the little quilt shop on York Street.  He just flew in to the area on Friday with two coordinates and a few charm squares.   Drop in to check them out soon    Diane

Friday, October 23, 2015

*Grand Champion Winners from the Gagetown Fair*

Emma has sent me photos of the winning quilts from the the Gagetown Fair.We give two prizes of $50:00ea  one for the best hand quilted quilt and the other the best machine quilted quilt.   Sherri Smith won with the quilt on the left and Barb Belyea the one on the right...They both are wonderful quilts and a great job girls...Drop in to get your prizes    Diane  

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

*Omnigrid Non Slip Neon Ruler*

A shorter version of the 6x24 ruler...Handy for sub cutting your longer strips...Packs and travels easily, non slip finish

heat resistant flower head pins*

Flower head pins with assorted colors...size 32... 50 melt plastic heads...     Diane

Thursday, October 1, 2015

*gold/metallic/cream fabric*

Here are two fabrics with cream or off white backgrounds /with good metallic mini polka dots or a scroll pattern...Diane

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

*New fabric arrival *

      Yesterday was a wonderful day down town!!... A large shipment of fatt bolts of fabrics came around lunch time...11 pieces in all... Red, Yellow, Green and Blues ...Flames, Polka Dots,  Chevrons,  Greek Key,and Paisleys...    I will post some pictures either today or tomorrow...Nice bright colors!!!  You will be surprized at the price...    Diane...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Friday, September 11, 2015


Another of the new patterns that will be in soon...Diane...


This is a new rag quilt pattern that will be in stock soon...The name describes it...EASY PEASY ...  good for beginners or for an easy project...Diane...

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


*Snowman Gathering* is now in stock with fresh new shades of creams/blue/greys...2 new bolts of the snowman on cream background and a selection of fabrics in beautiful greys and navy blues and paper bag color to...1 layer cake and mini charms along with the fatt quarter bundles...Diane...

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

*Moda Winter song*

We have received our big shipment of *Winter's Song* by  Holly Taylor...Layer Cakes, jelly rolls,charms and mini charms, Fatt quarter bundles and fatt eight bundles ...lot's of yardage...Book   Winter's Song*   by Doug Leko  of Antler Quilt in 1867.36520 stock...Diane...6590PP

Sunday, August 23, 2015

We have our Row by Row Winner

 Here is the winner and her quilt...

Debbie Bacon from Glenwood NB, about an hour away towards Saint John...Debbie has been visiting our shop for some time now...and loving it...The last time she was in her friend was with her and I felt by the way they were talking that Debbie would be our winner...The push was on and Debbie quilted on it for 3 and 1/5 days ...Wonderful quilt Debbie...Because she had our block in it she also got an additional prize of 5 fat quarters  of the Row By Fabrics  from *Timeless Treasures*    Her prize was a Moda *French General"42 fat quarters bundle...Congratulations Debbie for being our winner!!!    

Just look at the lovely detail.

Here is her label where she lists all the shops that she visited.
The Prizes

Diane and Holly

Friday, August 21, 2015


.Automatic pin dispenser that serves one pin at a timeWhith a push of a button another button pops up...Needs 4 AAA batteries...Will help you not to lose your pins...Comes with glass head pins...Diane

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

*Row by Row fabrics in shipping*

Yippy these have been shipped to us and we should receive them by Wednesday next week...Get out your free pattern for the tote bag from Timeless Treasures   (in free patterns at the top of my blog)   Call me for the yardage...Diane...

Thursday, August 6, 2015

In Memory of * Bessie Mildred Currie* my mother

December 15,1916
Long Reach,New Brunswick
August 5, 2012,
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Monday, August 3, 2015

*SEWSLIP* for free motion stitching

A slippery top surface to make your fabric glide...A tacky underside to keep the sheet from moving without the use of adhesives-has a 1/2" round hole covering the feed dogs  for maximum glide while free motion stitching... in stock very soon...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015


Add some pizzazz to your rotary cutting selection! Contoured handle allows for comfortable cutting...Quick blade change...Intergrated groves at the head of the cutter held prevent finger slippage...Blade cover for additional safety...One 45MM blade included...In stock now...Diane


These placemats are quite easy to make...They are made with a fatt quarter or a jelly roll...They are 16.5"x13.25"in size...Short time to make up and are fun to do...The patterns will be here soon...Diane...

Monday, July 20, 2015


We are very lucky these days...our Hockey fabric is here...

*PRIMITIVE QUILTS AND PROJECTS* free copy when you buy the new issue

I forgot to tell you that I have three copies of the previous issue of the *PIMITIVE QUILTS AND PROJECTS* magazine and I am offering them as a free gift if you purchase a new Fall 2015 issue...Give me a call and I will save you one...and We also do mail copy..

Friday, July 17, 2015


Our new Fall 2015 issue of Primitive Quilts and Projects has just come.  With 15 new exciting projects inside it will keep you busy for a while. There is a hooked chair pad, wool appliqued pieces, along with quilted small items to larger ones.  They are $12:98 each.   Diane  

Thursday, July 16, 2015

*63" muslin"

Once again I have been able to get the nice 63" wide muslin in stock...A big bolt came today... It is $7:98 mt...Great for embroidery, lining, piecing,  backing on quilts,  crafts or whatever you want to use it for.   Diane


How do you like this tote bag?  It  is a free pattern to download.  It is on the   RXR web site .    Made with the fabrics from Timeless Treasure's special edition ROW X ROW    H20   2015 edition. The fabrics have been hard to get as so many shops have orders for them . Three of mine have come and the rest are almost ready to come.  I will put the free pattern in the free section on my blog.. Diane

Wednesday, July 15, 2015


Table Runner  16.25"x40".25   Compleatly made using 2.5"strips and a theme fabric.   Simple techniques for perfect results.   Easy enough for beginners.    
16"x18"  Project time  6 hours   Could be done with a jelly roll also        Diane

Tuesday, July 14, 2015


 Find 18 enticing patchwork patterns that use 5"&10"squares,   2.5"strips, fatt quarters and fatt eights   This book will be here next week   

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The Row by Row Prize

Be sure to drop in this summer.  
The Row by Row Experience is well under way and we've had lots of visitors.   Our free pattern is ready for you to pick up.    And we are thrilled to give away a French General Chateaux Rouge Fat Quarter pack for the person who comes in with their completed Row by Row quilt.   Will it be You!!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

*Fabric License Plates*

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Finally our License Plate has been posted for us to see ...It's pretty nice we think...Bobbin the Robbin is on the bottom left corner floating on the water by our name and address...Have a look...Diane

*Quilt Country Road Map Fabric from Timeless Treasures*

Anyone looking for *Cottonville* or how about the *Quilt Museum* or Long Arm Lane?   These are all places to look up on the Quilt Country     fabric road map... Another fabric in the *ROW by ROW   H20 2015 Timeless Treasures series....This is soo cute and it will arrive on Friday this week... Did you come in for your free pattern yet?   and to see Gail's quilting and sign up for quilting lessons ?   ...Diane ...

Thursday, June 25, 2015

*Merrily, Merrily, Merrily, Merrily, quilting is a dream!*

Here is the first fabric in the *Timeless Treasures H2O 2015*Quilt Shop experience...I Luv it!!   It is a true treasure... *Bobbin the Robbin* is sailing his little boat in the middle of it all...It will be delivered very soon and I'm taking pre-orders for it...

Thursday, June 18, 2015


We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of our special ROW BY ROW products that we have ordered.   Special fabrics that Timeless Treasures have designed for *ROW BY ROW  H2O  2015,*  Special Collector pins and the Fabric License Plates...I will be sending these all over Canada and the USA....Today was exciting because our free patterns have come from the printer along with our *Row By Row* poster...

See the little fountain of water in the center,
and the floaties are in the swirling water.
Today our sample row of our block has been finished and hung in the store... It is soo beautiful!!   

I had a designer help me as we went through the different stages ...My designer is Gail Mitchell...You all know Gail for her wonderful teaching projects:  wallets, free motion quilting, small bags and the list goes on...It would have been very hard for me to do it by myself and keep up with the day by day things in a shoppe...Thanks to you Gail for all you have done for me ...Diane

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Our Row for the Row by Row Experience

I am pleased to show you our Row by Row Experience Row.  
"Fun with a Life Buoy"

Our row was designed with summer in mind, and how fun
it is to see the children playing in the water with
their colorful life buoys.

Our shop sample is made and being quilted.  It will be here 
soon and I can't wait to show it to you.

I invite you to stop in for the free pattern 
which will be available on June 21 or after.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Row by Row Experience


We are excited to tell you that this summer, we will be participating in the Row by Row Experience 2015.   We hope you will drop in to the shop, pick up our free pattern on or after June 21st,  and tell us about your travels.     Watch for more details about our row on June 1st.


Monday, May 18, 2015


Winner's Bouquet
These gentle curves are fun to sew! Includes three acrylic templates and a complete pattern with easy to follow instructions. Wall, Lap, Twin, Queen & King.This pattern will be fun to make up.   Diane

Friday, May 8, 2015

*Coronation Clutch*

Coronation Clutch
This1950's sewing pattern is for an oversized clutch bag with a choice of flaps.The clutch has a front panel pleated onto a yoke and a plain back.  Bags are 16"wx9" h   pattern will be here soon   Diane