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Wide Quilt Backing Fabrics Are Finally Coming!

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Wide Quilt Backing Fabrics Are Finally Coming!

For some time, several of the major quilting fabric companies have had problems getting wide quilt backing fabrics into their warehouses. There have either been manufacturing issues (COVID-based), or port-of-entry issues. We received some good news yesterday! Riley Blake Designs, one of our major suppliers for quilt backing fabrics has been notified that their shipment of MANY different quilt backing fabrics will be arriving by Friday, November 18. Because of the delay for so many different fabric collections, they are making shipping these out to quilt shops a priority. This means if you have been patiently (thank you!) waiting, the...

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What's New This Summer at CatsCuts.com

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What's New This Summer at CatsCuts.com
Custom quilt kits, Prairie Quilt Seeds patterns, and a new pattern designer.

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Finished!

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Finished!

I finally finished my husband's memory quilt! His identical twin brother passed on three years ago this May. I was able to snag some of his cotton work shirts. After a while, my husband was ready for me to make a quilt for him. He picked the design, the quilting pattern, the size, and the backing. Initial Inspiration: Bonnie Hunter's book Scraps and Shirttails showed me that quilts made with men's shirts could be beautiful. Background and Accent fabrics: Shabby by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet for Riley Blake designs provided most of the accent fabrics. I also...

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It's Been a Long Time....

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It's Been a Long Time....

It's been quite a while since my last blog post. I promise I will try to do better! Between 2 bouts of COVID (my husband and me), as well as family members with COVID who needed help, and other major life events, this small business owner was swamped with life! Hopefully you and yours are well and healthy in these...unusual times. There has been a lot going on with the shop as well! I've been having great fun with the Riley Blake 2022 Quilt Block Challenge. Each week (except the last week of the month), a different Riley Blake designer...

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Sew Many New Things!

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Sew Many New Things!
Great new fabric, more curated quilting notions, and a new Easy Quilt series.

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