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In This Issue....

  • Today at the Cabin
  • Our entire line of Cross Stitch Patterns are on sale!
  • New in the Shop
  • DVDs of the Week
  • A Note About Our Facebook Sales
  • A Day With Kaye Wood
  • This Week in History
  • Needleworker Cross Stitch Pattern
  • Q and A With Kaye
  • You Tube
  • BordeauxBraids
  • VHS Copies of Kaye's Quilting Friends
  • Quilt Lover Cross Stitch Pattern
  • Craftsy
  • Share With Us
  • Australian Cruise
  • Cutting Hexagons with Kaye's View & Do Hexagon Shape
  • FR** Pattern
  • Red Solo Cup Pattern
  • Show and Tell
  • Quilting Events

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Hi Quilters!

Today at the Cabin : Still on vacation! I'm sure I'm having an awesome time, but since this newsletter is written 2 weeks ahead of time, I'd have to have a time machine to know for sure. Anyone want to build one for me?

I'll be back next week, until then.....

This week, Ellen Medlock is our featured designer! Her purse and bag patterns are so unique you've got to have at least one of each!

Go HERE for all of our sale items, including clearance items.

Lots of cool new stuff on our Check It Out Pages too!

Don't forget to check out our Clearance Items and hurt items too. Lots of stuff on sale this week.

Check it out....
All on our SALE PAGE

What's On Sale....

All this and MORE on our Sale Page!

Baby Bird Quilt Pattern


Bohemian Butterflies Quilt Pattern


Picture This Bag Pattern


Interchangeable 2 Bag Pattern

Interchangeable 1 Bag Pattern


Cheri Bag Pattern


Bon Vivant Bag Pattern


Interchangeable 4 Bag Pattern


Be sure to check out our SALE PAGE for all of our recent sale and clearance items!

New In The Shop....

Hummingbirds and Rhododendrons Cross Stitch Pattern

In Our Check It Out Section

Buttoned Up Tablerunner and Placemats Pattern

In Our Check It Out Section

Miracles - Stallions Cross Stitch Pattern

In Our Check It Out Section

Charmed Tumbler Patterns

In Our Check It Out Section

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Technique DVD

Regular price - $12.00

This week - $5.00 in our Sale Pages!

DVD of the Week....

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Quilt

This popular pattern is a simple and easy to piece, fat quarter quilt. 25 fat quarters are the accent to a white background, for stunning results. The pattern itself is in full color, with easy to read, precise directions.

Size: 94" x 94

Technique DVD is HERE

Pattern is also on sale, HERE

A Note About Facebook....

We have a lot of facebook specials going on every day, so the sale prices won't show up in the shopping cart, nor will they show up in the order confirmation, but when you mention the ads in the comments section of the shopping cart we will only charge you the sale prices.

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A Day With Kaye Wood....

American Sewing Guild

First Lutheran Church, Prescott, Az 86301

9:30 AM - November 9, 2013

For more info go HERE

Quilting The Kaye Wood Way Teacher Certification....

Click HERE for Kaye's schedule.

This Week In History....

July is National Family Reunion Month!
Jul 03, 1863- Battle of Gettysburg ends
Jul 04, 1776 - U.S. declares independence
Jul 05, 1946
Bikini introduced
Jul 06, 1957 - Althea Gibson is first African American to win Wimbledon
Jul 07, 1930 - Building of Hoover Dam begins
Jul 08, 1951 - Paris celebrates 2,000th birthday
Jul 09, 1877 - Wimbledon tournament begins

Bordeau Braids Pattern - on our New Page!

Q and A With Kaye....

Suggestion from a reader regarding the breast cancer pillow project.

Hello, I'm a survivor of breast cancer and appreciate all you are doing. However, if the pillow would be made of a heart shape, it would be great to use during the recovering time. The heart, made of flannel, can be placed under the arm for comfort and believe me it works. I used mine for sleeping and found it was a great comfort.

Thank you so much for your input. I'm sure many readers will find this useful.

Q: Is there a rule of thumb on what color of thread to use for the quilt top? I have never made a quilt and I am not sure what color of thread to use. The quilt top is in various colors of blues, greens and reds, with small amounts of beige.

K: Use gray for dark, beige or off white to piece light colors.

Q: Is there a guideline on how to figure the width of the sashing or binding to go on a quilt? For example, if there are 9 inch squares and 12 squares, what is the size of the binding that would go in between each one to make a wall hanging? Is there a formula for figuring this out?

K: Your sashing should be no wider than the size of the squares, and binding can be any width. It all depends on how you want it to look. If your sashing is wider than your squares, it tends to overcome your design a bit. When it comes to your border, sometimes a wider one pulls your design together more and accentuates your design. Your best bet is to lay it out before sewing them on. Try different widths and see how it looks with your squares. When you find one that work with it and is appealing to you, go with it.

Kaye's on YouTube....

140 (ish) shows. Check them all out... HERE

Shown here is New York Beauty by Cheryl Phillips of Phillips Fiber Arts!

See the video HERE

Miscellaneous copies of Kaye's Quilting Friends and Quilter's Toolbox shows in VHS format.

On our SALE pages....

Quilt Lover Cross Stitch Pattern - Brand New!

Quilt Lover Cross Stitch Chart. Finished size 8x10". Comes with chart, instructions and color codes.

Get yours HERE!


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Share With Us....

Do you have a special little tip that has worked for you that you'd like to share? We are always open to new things and would like to hear about them. Based upon your response, "Share With Us" might find a permanent place in our newsletter. So think about it. If you've got a tid-bit or idea you'd like to share, e-mail it to Terrye here:

Here are some tips our readers sent in. Thanks for taking the time to share them with us, we appreciate it!

I keep my ironing board set at a low level and set it up behind or beside me when I'm working. It's great as an extra work space when I'm not pressing seams. I know some suggest you get up to press to avoid sitting too long. I use TiVo as a timer, when one quilting program is over I take a stretch break. Lynn

When using strips for quilts, hang them on a clothes hanger to keep them straight. If there are many of them, you can put them on a rack used for drying clothes. If put in the order that they are to be sewn, then you just need to pick up and sew. Mary

When using invisible thread in hand stitching, I thread the needle as usual. Then I place a small piece of invisible type tape, folded over the thread next to the spool, then cut the thread from the spool, on the spool side of the tape. This leaves the tape in approximately the spot where you would usually have a knot. I have never been able to put a knot in the invisible thread any other way. The tape lets you see the end of the thread when taking the first stitch, which I lock into place before proceeding to sew. I have hand quilted 2 baby quilts with invisible thread and found this method to be helpful. Happy quilting!! Al & Marlene

As you know during the sewing of a quilt, you would like the iron on. Sometimes I would forget to turn it off when I was done. Now I plug my iron in the same outlet that is used for the light. This way when I leave the room and turn off the light, I am also turning off the iron. This works for me and I have not left the iron on once since. When getting ready to sew binding on a quilt, I have found that taping a plastic bag under the front of my sewing machine to put the binding in, keeps it neat and easy to use. Also, if I have a drawer in front, I just open the drawer and lay the binding in there, after I have wound it in a neat bundle. Mary Ann

New Quilting Cruise To Australia!

Quilting the Kaye Wood Way
2014 Land Tour/Cruise to Australia and New Zealand
January 17, 2014 - February 4, 2014

Quilters Get out your Bucket List.
If you always dreamed of going to Australia, this is your chance.
And you get to go with fellow quilters. It doesn't get any better than that.

7-Day Land Tour and 11 Night Cruise on Royal Caribbean's Voyageur of the Sea

For more information about the Land Tour/Cruise, contact Carillon at Panda Travel
602-943-3383 or 800-447-2632 email

Go HERE for more info....

Cutting Hexagons with Kaye's View & Do Hexagon Shapes....

Go HERE for this original technique

Free Pattern....

Look at My Parasol Quilt


Red Solo Cup Pattern

Throw 39" x 53", Queen 92" x 100"
These tumblers stacked up reminded me of red solo cups - what fun.

Show and Tell....

This is Kaye’s Brick Path pattern made into a table runner. No outside borders and so easy to put together!


Send in your creations. Include a picture or two and a short story about your quilt/tablerunner or wallhanging (or other) and we'll put it on our Show and Tell Page!

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List Your Event....

All across the land, Quilt Guilds and Groups are gearing up for their shows. Get yours listed!

Looking for a Quilt Show to attend? Check out our listing. If you have an upcoming event or show you'd like to post on our events page, just click the link!

Have a great week, everyone, and the best 4th of July ever!

Terrye and Kayla