MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The mail and some mumblings

My copy of Kathy Shaw's latest crazy quilting book arrived in the mail yesterday and I must say she's outdone herself with this one.  Of course I have had a sneak peek at it all prior to publication (being a proofreader does have its perks!!), but it's a thrill to see it all together and looking so grand.



This is volume II of what is planned to be a series of four.  (Volume I - Beyond The Basics;  Volume II - Ribbon Embellishments;  Volume III - Magnificent Motifs;  and Volume IV - Beyond the Expected).  You can purchase your copy via Amazon.

Pam Kellogg also has a new publication - she has re-released her 'Hearts & Flowers Biscornus' pattern ( so pretty!!) and you can get more information on that by going HERE.   And, a little birdie has shared with me that there will be another crazy quilt calendar contest coming up - I'll let you know more about that when the details are finalized.

Today your quote is another one from an anonymous source... 
"Fabricologist Resource Centre" - that sounds more impressive than "fabric stash"

11 comments:

  1. I just love Kathy Shaw's classes and books.

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  2. I cannot believe I didn't buy this. However I was busy signing up for her latest Basic Crazy Quilt Class and buying her first book. So far I am behind in my tasks. Great new term for fabric stash.

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  3. "Fabricologists Resource Centre" so much more impressive than the lowly fabric stash term...love it! The book does look wonderful.

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  4. Kathy's book is gorgeous! I have my copy safely on my sewing room shelf! Makes your fingers itch to stitch! Christine x

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  5. Lol! Once again you made me laugh with the fancy name for "stash". I have a feeling if we got together for a visit, my face would hurt from laughing so hard 😁
    xxx

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  6. I didn't go for this one because I absolutely hate to embroider with ribbon. I didn't know she was publishing a series. I will grab the next two as soon as the are available.
    xx, Carol

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  7. Resource center is a great descriptor for many a closet of shame, too.I have an Outdoor and Gardening Resource Center. And one for Outer Garment and General Household Appliance use. I really like this reframing, thank you.

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  8. Love that new definition! lol I'll have to check out Kathy's book.

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  9. The book cover looks beautiful. Fabricologists Resource Centre is a great way to disguise my hoard of fabrics!

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  10. Great alternative to Fabric Stash.
    Congratulations to Kathy for printing her second book and best wishes for the next two.

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  11. Thanks for the book review.
    I will now look at my 'fabricologist resource center' differently.

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