Archive for February 22nd, 2011

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Feb
11

My Dallas trip…to Moda

Time just flies for me!  But anyway…Last week I traveled to Dallas to visit the Moda complex, to meet the “girls” and design the next line (which would be number 3!).  First of all let me say I spent time with…Cheryl, Lissa, Debbie, and Kathy and what a great bunch of girls they have…I can’t say enough good things about them…Cheryl, head of design and designers…gave me a quick tour and set me up to work…she was adamant about me getting a flannel line done while I was down there and get it ordered asap.  We wanted to do a line of flannels that looked like wools….this is going to work well for pieced flannel quilts as well as our beautiful wool appliques on these flannels…I had lots of work to do to decide on the colors, the patterns, the names of the colors & patterns and then the name of the line… then having to choose color combinations– what colors or print  to put on what patterns and I was to leave the next day.   This seems like a lot of work at first but it was actually pretty easy…I don’t have a hard time at making decisions…I pretty much know what I love and I believe this flannel line is going to be so awesome!…The flannel line will be called Wool & Needle flannels.  Here is a peek at the colors.  It was a tight schedule and I was treated very well, taken to some great Texas restaurants and to some of the shops.  I visited…The Silver Star and the Old Craft Store Quilt shop..The owner of The Silver Star, Susan was wonderful and her shop was very eclectic and she had WOOL!   She was very creative and I purchased a wool pincushion and a wood flag.  The quilt shop was awesome too, it had room after room of fabrics and the girls were hanging out for the day hooking and punching!  I wanted to stay…but I had some more shopping to do in the Moda warehouse…It was like one of those game shows where you had to run down the isles with so much time to shop…I had a plane to catch in 3 hours so I had about an hour to shop!…I was actually sweating when I was finished…found a bunch of new things to carry in our store…I hope it comes in soon!  Got to the airport in plenty of time to find out my flight had been cancelled due to fog in Milwaukee….so I had to stay another night which meant I had to get up at 3:30am to take the shuttle and be there in time for a 6am flight…The good this about this was I met a gal at the airport while we were all crabbin about the cancelled flight…we called a hotel…which was the most beautiful Motel 6  I have ever seen, it was revamped Y2Kish, very sleek and modern…for $45 a night with tax.  So Wendy and I hiked to the corner gas station, got some mini bottles of wine and some munchies and watched American Idol.  Wendy was in Dallas interviewing for a new job.  She called me last night and told me she got it…we both knew she would…but I wanted to know the end of the story and wanted to know for sure……lots of fun and adventure…LB




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Honey bun starch fest going on in my studio today!!!!#primitivegatherings #libertygatherings#lisabongean #showmethemoda Do you love your pincushions???? I have a jar of mini wool pincushions!!! See the Moda blog for a great post about pincushions today and tomorrow!!!#modapinniepalooza #showmethemoda #lisabongean #primitivegatherings #pincushion #wool Week 8 in progress.... Is week 9 shipping out today???Got to get 'em done!!!!#lisabongean #primitivegatherings #amongfriendsSBOW #hst#scrappy #scrappyquilt #showmethemoda #modafabrics We have a cute little booth at the Maine. Quilt show in Augusta.. Come harass Nick he's a one man show this weekend! Just crossed over the Maine state line... While stitching of course...#lisabongean #primitivegatherings #christmasgatherings#wool#woolapplique #crazystitches# It's is Christmas in July here at Primitive Gatherings... Look for special posts this week... One event will be called...The Magic of Christmas...which will feature 25-6" blocks that will make a quilt that will be awesome at Christmas time, but not scream "I'm a Christmas quilt!!...we are making it it in two versions red/white for a "city" version and 13 reds/one tan for a scrappy "country" version...kits will be available and patterns will be posted on my blog.... lisabongean.com  Patterns will post in July and run at various times through December with a finishing design...join us for some Christmas fun... There may be some gifts along the way and maybe some special MAGIC on Christmas Day if you can show you've been good! Who's joining in?#themagicofchristmasquilt#quilts #lisabongean#primitivegatherings #modafabrics #showmethemoda#red&white

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