Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Kona Club Challenge July Giveaway Winner!

The Winner of the Kona Club Challenge - Giveaway is:

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62. Shannon said...
Wonderful! And thanks for the link for hand quilting - I knew I was doing something wrong and now I know what it is! Yahoo!!

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Congratulations Shannon!

We've emailed you. You can also write to us with your postal address at connect@sew-sisters.com.


Many thanks to Carla from  Cora Quilts  for this awesome tutorial!

Friday, July 12, 2013

Kona Club Challenge - Rivers and Rocks Table Runner Tutorial by Carla Langendoen

Carla took the Kona Club Challenge this month. Carla blogs at Cora Quilts and her work is beautiful, bright and happy! Carla used the colors we sent out in July 2012 for Kona Club and made this lovely hand quilted table runner. We hope you enjoy this tutorial and make one of your own!

We are giving away the fat quarters that Carla used in this tutorial so be sure to leave a comment on this post to win!

Rivers and Rocks Table Runner 

I'm Carla Langendoen and I blog at Cora Quilts.  I'm a mother of 6 boys, ages 17, 15, 12, 10, 7 and 4!  We live in a wooded area near the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Alberta, Canada, my husband works for the National Parks and we homeschool.

I began quilting in 2009 when I was expecting my 4 year old.  I discovered fabric was for sale online!  I made a baby quilt and a big boy quilt (for the now 7 year old toddler who was going to give up the crib).  And then my sewing machine died.  I started again in 2011 with a new machine and never looked back.

I was surprised and delighted when Sew Sisters contacted me to contribute to the Kona Club Challenge and became very nervous after I agreed to participate!  I have worked with all solids before, but made a video game quilt with them, based on my sons' favourite game: Minecraft!  I wanted to try something this time that might have a wider appeal, and maybe a technique or two that you might not have tried yet, and that I'd like to get better at.  Here is what I came up with!

Table Runner

Friday, July 5, 2013

Sewline Products are Here!


We’ve got a new addition to our Notions wall this month —awesome products from Sewline! Sewline notions have been very popular in the US and are now finally available in Canada! So we made sure we ordered lots of great Sewline products for you to enjoy.

If you haven’t used Sewline products before you’re in for a treat! These high quality innovative craft products, designed and developed in consultation with sewing teachers and quilters, work beautifully and are easy to use.

Look for Sewline Fabric Pencils, Aqua Eraser Pens, Sure Guide Needle Threaders, Air Erasable Fabric Pens, Fabric Glue Pens and more!

Now mark, erase and thread like a pro!

Click here to check out all the great Sewline Products.