Tuesday, July 31, 2012

"Thank You, Hershey, and a Video"


The anniversary sale went so well we can barely keep up with the empty bolts! Thank you!


This is a picture of our booth at the Hershey Show!

The following is a link to a video in which Debby Brown, our HQ Educator, talks about Tru-Stitch, a new product that regulates stitches on the Sweet Sixteen machine.  Stop by or contact the shop for more information about Tru-Stitch.


http://www.quiltersnewsletter.com/videos/episode/trustitch-highlights-with-handiquilter

The Austin Joke of The Week:

When Chuck Norris wants a glass of orange juice, he squeezes Florida.


Tuesday, July 24, 2012

"From Aprons to Humor"

Panels are showing up everywhere at the shop this time of year!  As I told my niece, the themes of these panels range "from aprons to humor."  She just laughed at me.

A few of the panels we have in (click each name for a link): Holiday Cardinals , Autumn Harvest Cornucopia , 10 Little Rubber Ducks , Give Thanks , Blessings , Material Girl , Life's A Hoot, and Imperial Linen.  These are the panels in the before photo. Check out our shop or website for more!

Before we turn the panels into projects:


After:


The Dorrian Joke of the Week:

Why did the turtle cross the street?

To get to the Shell Station.


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Block 7 of the $5 Block of the Month

Block 7 of the $5 Block of the Month.  The following is a how-to video in five parts.
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Finished product.

Mentioned in the video is an "Add-A-Quarter" Ruler.  Click the following links for more information about them.



The Dorrian Joke of the Week:

What did the lawyer name his daughter?

Sue.


Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Rubber Ducks and Sale


The kit for this 10 Little Rubber Ducks quilt is available at the shop.  Click the link. 

The fabrics from this line by Eric Carle are also available. Click the link.

The Quilt Basket has been around for 23 years!  Our anniversary sale will be July 14 to July 22.

In store sale:

30% off all fabric cut from the bolt- 1 yard or more
25% off all books and patterns
15% off all notions including long arm ruler

Online sale:

Check our home page during the dates of the sale to see online sales.

The AUSTIN Joke of the Week:

Chuck Norris counted to infinity and back.

 


Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Row by Row Shop Hop


We will be participating in the New York State Row by Row Shop Hop.  The Hop occurs in July and August.  


This is the Quilt Basket row.

We will award a bundle of 25 fat quarters to the first customer who brings in a completed (quilted, bound, labeled) row quilt using patterns from at least 8 different shops.  The challenge expires December 31, 2012.

The AUSTIN Joke of the Week:

When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, he had three missed calls from Chuck Norris.