Day 7…Needful things for Quilters

12 Days of Christmas 7Today is all about Stella…This newest innovation in personal lighting!!! I met the owner of this company while I was in Dallas and then again at FAll Quilt Market…Nathan is a nice, very personal guy and I fell in LOVE with his new lights…personally I am tired of my OTT light and when this arrived I couldn’t wait to get it set up on my sewing workstation.  I have ordered two versions of Stella…Stella-which is a tabletop piece and then the StellaEDGE which clamps to the edge of my workstation.  Now again I know this is a little pricey but again so worth it!! No bulb to replace…3 settings…warm, natural and cool…We are putting it on sale for $35 off…of the $220 price.  We will have the lights on sale until the end of the year.  We have white and black in each version.  Please visit the Stella site for ALL of the details. Stella website  


Good lighting is the key to successful quilting!

To order Stella and StellaEDGE from our website click here   STELLA

I hope you had some time to stitch today! LB

The winner from yesterdays post is:Sharon BennettDecember 17, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Wow! Great item to have on hand with all of these quilt designs that have massive amounts of embroidery in them! I’m stitching on one of those now and have about 8 more (embroidery quilt) patterns in my stash… not to mention how great this light pad would be for wool (and cotton) applique tracing too (not going to admit how many of those patterns are in stash lol)… hmmmm… I’m going to have to talk to Santa… I could really get some good use of one of these…

Please send me your address to: primitivegatheringsquiltshop@yahoo.com

I am hoping to sell enough light panels that I can send one to you Sharon…if not I will surprise you with something else that you will like!!!

129 Responses to “Day 7…Needful things for Quilters”

  1. 1 Pam Phipps
    December 18, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    I really need one of these as my eyes are not as good as they used to be!!!

  2. 2 wantstoberetired
    December 18, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Well this would be extremely useful for my nighttime applique work. Hmmmm…Santa???

  3. 3 Rose
    December 18, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    What a beauty! I love the sleek design and the fact that it can attach to the table. Granted it is pricey, but I’m of the opinion that you get what you pay for.

  4. December 18, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    These lights look very useful. Would be good for hand quilting.

  5. 5 Sandy K
    December 18, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    This looks fantastic to use in the evenings when I do cross stitch. Santa??

  6. 6 Carol
    December 18, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Stella would certainly add stitching hours to these tired old eyes. Stella would make stitching on black much easier…and perfect for all of the embroidery and wool work I love to do in the evenings.

  7. December 18, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    My sewing room is at basement level so I continually have a problem trying to create a daylight environment. Even with a top of the line light there are still those basement type shadows that make it difficult to focus on applique or working with dark fabrics. I think the Stella light might be something worth saving my pennies for.

  8. 8 Sylvia
    December 18, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    This seems to be an exceptional product, but, as you say, pricey. Hey, it’s snowing on the webpage!. Love it!
    Maybe I could put a bug in my children’s and grandchildren’s ears regarding a gift for next Christmas. Thanks for showing us another wonderful product.

  9. 9 stacy
    December 18, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    Wow! That’s going on my list to Santa. I’m been very good and my eyes coukd use a gift like that. Thanks for sharing so many great ideas.

  10. 10 Gina
    December 18, 2013 at 6:56 pm

    Oh my. this looks so good…now how do I ask Santa for a light!?!

  11. 11 Lynn in Madison
    December 18, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    The whole idea of the Stella in 3 light settings is fantastic. Us quilters are spoiled! Fabrics, wools and threads do play differently in different light settings. Happy holidays!

  12. 12 Phaye
    December 18, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    These lights look fantastic. The clamp on model would be perfect for my sewing table. Thanks for introducing them to us.

  13. 13 Marsha Gardner
    December 18, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    I splurged on a Stella as soon as I saw it and have never looked back! I love this bright light!

  14. 14 Sheila S
    December 18, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    Stella-another gadget I have not seen but certainly would/should help we seniors to see our work a little better. I can see how helpful it would be for appliqueing, cross stitch, taking out mistakes, etc.

  15. 15 Jane Ahler
    December 18, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    It seems like this would be great for my old eyes. It gets harder and harder to see the little stitches.

  16. 16 Helen G.
    December 18, 2013 at 7:03 pm

    Love this stylish design. Would really help me out anywhere I wanted to sit and stitch. Love the portability too. Thanks for the chance. Helen

  17. 17 Jane
    December 18, 2013 at 7:03 pm

    These old eyes sure could use a boost! Love all your needful things!

  18. 18 Vicki H
    December 18, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    Wow, these would be great for night work especially with my old eyes.

  19. 19 Darcy
    December 18, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    Great giveaway item! So beautiful and powerful. Thank you for the chance to win and the exposure to so many great items. My shopping cart overfloweth.

  20. 20 Audrey
    December 18, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    One can’t ever have enough light! sleek design, how nice!

  21. 21 Barbara
    December 18, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    Would love to own a stella light. Thanks for all your tips and giveaways.

  22. 22 Teri LaVoy
    December 18, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    Would love one if the Stella lights. Loving your Christmas tools blogs too !! Merry Christmas!!

  23. December 18, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    Another awesome product that I do believe I can’t live without. My “birthday” list is growing everyday you post! Thanks Lisa.

  24. 24 Carol Renee
    December 18, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    Stella is very sleek looking. The 3 different lighting options is very nice.

  25. 25 Jane O'Neal
    December 18, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    The Stella looks fantastic… The older I get, the better lighting I need!

  26. December 18, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    I’ve seen these lights in my LQS and they are great. I’ve got 6 OTT lights in my home at various work stations and I am starting to realize I need more light than they give as my eyes get older.

  27. 27 Janice Mc Laren
    December 18, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    Looks like a wonderful light. I certainly could use more in my studio.

  28. 28 Sandy
    December 18, 2013 at 7:23 pm

    I have not seen these lights and need to look up the information. Again, you’ve brought up something new and apparently useful for quilters and crafters. Thank you.

  29. 29 Donna
    December 18, 2013 at 7:25 pm

    Saw these today at my LQS. Really liked it.

  30. 30 Carole
    December 18, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    Stella would provide much needed light in my world. With such short days, my lights are on more than they are off. I am learning so much with your “Needful Things”…..Thanks for sharing.

  31. 31 Ann P.
    December 18, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    I really need to take a trip to your store so I can see all of these items in person. My husband is always wondering what to get me. He should be reading the blog posts.

  32. 32 Margaret Dugaw
    December 18, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    Good lights make such a difference! Extra expense is worth it.

  33. 33 Lynn
    December 18, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    There is absolutely nothing better than good lighting — I’d love to have this next to my chair while blanket stitching wool appliqué…

  34. 34 Julie Green
    December 18, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Good lighting is a must when you join the over “50” crowd, and I’m still doing a ton of sewing so I NEED the light !!!

  35. 35 Linda Biondo
    December 18, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    WOW. I could really use one of these. The lighting in my house is solo bad!

  36. 36 Susan G.
    December 18, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    What a cool looking light. I have an OTT light that sits on the table that I bring to my quilt group for hand sewing. But I think I would like to sit with Stella instead.

  37. 37 Janet D
    December 18, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    Stella looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing another “needful thing” I have never seen before.

  38. 38 Rita Nichols
    December 18, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    I love the streamlined look, fresh and clean lines. I’m tired of my Ott light too.

  39. 39 Angela
    December 18, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    Love the look, maybe Santa will bring me one…thanks for the giveaway…..

  40. 40 Sandy
    December 18, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing this light, I need more light, I have so many projects to finish.

  41. December 18, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    Stella is more than welcome to come live at my house!! heehee Love the name!! Stella is so bright!! Stella is just glowing! Stella is a turn on! (I could do this ALL day!) Have a good one!

  42. 42 Cecilia
    December 18, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    I have a few Ott lights, but the one I keep over my sewing machine really doesn’t light up the area under the needle very well. I would love to try something else. I’m beginning to require more light when I see. 😊

  43. 43 michelle starr
    December 18, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    I am constantly trying to improve my lighting when I sew. I will have to see if I have been good enough for Santa to bring it. Keeping my fingers crossed in TX.

  44. 44 Jody
    December 18, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    This looks like a great light. Right now the one attached to my sewing table is an old school type desk lamp that clamps on the edge w/just a regular light bulb in it. Light works but this Stella light would be SO much better. Maybe Santa will leave me enough $ that I can put towards buying one of these.

  45. December 18, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    Nice design and no bulb to replace! Thanks for introducing this wonderful light.

  46. 46 Rita
    December 18, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    I saw this light at a recent quilt show and they look great. Good lighting is an essential tool.

  47. 47 Barb O
    December 18, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    These look so nice. So sleek and simple looking .love it!

  48. 48 Susan
    December 18, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    I’ve heard about this lighting—it looks great! I’d love to try this. As I get older, my eyes are really crying out for better lighting. Thanks again for introducing us to all of these wonderful products!

  49. 49 Lynda Malloy
    December 18, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    I know what you mean about Ott! And, my sewing area is in the basement–not the best lighting system anyway!I guess this goes on my list along with the light box yesterday. I hope Santa is feeling generous.

  50. 50 Lisa LK
    December 18, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    Those look great. And no bulb to replace? How cool is that?!

  51. 51 Amy
    December 18, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    I never heard about them! My husband is finishing the basement for my new sewing area….I will share your recommendation. Wouldn’t that be nice!!!

  52. 52 Barbara D.
    December 18, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    This sounds like a great little light. The older I get the harder it is for me to see. I like the fact that they have one that clamps on to your work space.

  53. 53 Rose
    December 18, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    Love the idea of the clamp on model….and no bulb to replace, way to cool.

  54. 54 Kim Kopac
    December 18, 2013 at 8:18 pm

    This sounds like a great light – I am working still with a regular light bulb or sun when it is out boohoo. Maybe Santa will bring me a good light this year.

  55. 55 Mary Kastner
    December 18, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    Love the look of this lamp and it sounds like it has wonderful light as well. Thank you for the chance to win a Christmas surprise from primitive gatherings. I love your store.


  56. 56 Kathy
    December 18, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    Good light is so important. Especially when you have trouble seeing. I have not seen these lights before. I thought I stayed current with what is new and happening. But obviously not!!!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!!

  57. 57 Glynis
    December 18, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    My Ott light is not shining so brightly these days, I think that a new Stella light will be on my wish list.

  58. 58 Pamela Miller
    December 18, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    This light would go great with my new bifocals that I get this Friday. Ha! I need all the help that I can get with these aging eyes. This light looks fabulous and I would love to have it. I love clamp on lights.

  59. 59 Karen Sikes
    December 18, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    Luv the look of the lamp. I am sure it would help this poor eyes see better.

  60. 60 Emilou
    December 18, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    Hi Lisa, I have had a ott light for more that 14+ years, and I am sure that Stella would ‘outshine’ her. Thanks for sharing all your wonderful tools. Blessings and smiles, Emilou 🙂

  61. 61 Sue kraft
    December 18, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    I’m hearing lots of really good things about Stella! And no bulbs to replace? What’s not to like about that!

  62. 62 Renee
    December 18, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    This light looks great! My eyesight isn’t as good as it used to be so this would be very helpful.

  63. 63 Angelia L.
    December 18, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    I have an older Ott light that is not working for me anymore either. It is a small portable one that I use for my sewing, embroidery and jewelry bead weaving projects. As I get older I realize that good lighting is becoming even more important. The Stella light looks amazing! I like the idea of being able to pick different light settings. Thank you for sharing these wonderful needful things!

  64. 64 Karen
    December 18, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    I really need some better lighting. I will have to check into this. Thank you for some really great ideas of things I need in my sewing room.

  65. 65 Cheryl Keown
    December 18, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    The Stellar light looks and sounds amazing. I can never have enough lighting in my sewing room. The Stella light would help solve that problem. Are you listening Santa?

  66. 66 Steph M
    December 18, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    Lighting is essential in hand stitching…..I’m ready for a brighter light! This is going on my Christmas list!! Thanks for sharing!

  67. 67 ljbenthien@me.com
    December 18, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    Hello Santa! I would love a bright light for these old eyes!
    Laura B in Rockford

  68. 68 Michele T
    December 18, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    I am impressed with the quality of this lamp and its sleek style is so modern and unique…I love it!!

  69. 69 KathyE
    December 18, 2013 at 9:12 pm

    As I am getting older I notice I need good lighting to see. This light would help a lot.

  70. 70 Glenda in Florida
    December 18, 2013 at 9:19 pm

    Looks like light. I’d never heard of them before, and the different light settings sounds ideal.

  71. 71 Elaine
    December 18, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    Just what this old lady needs, good lighting. Merry Christmas everyone!

  72. 72 Kris Kayser
    December 18, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    Good lighting is always a must. I would love to have one of the Stella lights. I’m hoping to have many years to stitch since having several eye surgeries. Maybe Santa will bring me a gift this year!

  73. 73 Mary C.
    December 18, 2013 at 9:46 pm

    Very attractive design and nice that it has 3 settings…I know just the place for it!

  74. 74 Cathie Gillette
    December 18, 2013 at 9:51 pm

    SOO wanting one of these…added to the list!

  75. 75 suejean1
    December 18, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Wow. There is no end to the cool tools that are created to help us quilt. Thank-You for teaching about all the new options. I worked on a Christmas stocking today using the pattern from your Primitive Christmas book. I am making the one with the star on it. The stocking is turning out so awesome. I just love all your patterns.

  76. 76 Pam Huggins
    December 18, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    I haven’t seen this particular light before. It looks pretty slick! I was just asking hubby today to help me figure out how to use a light to see better in my upstairs sewing room (known my grand kids as Gramma’s Lab). The light on my featherweight actually gives my hand a sunburned look if I sew too long! This looks like it would totally fit the bill! Thanks Lisa, for bringing all these cool tools to our attention and giving us a chance to win one!

  77. 77 Sheila Plock
    December 18, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    Once again, something I have never heard of but looks amazing and functional. The light looks so modern, would make my sewing area look sleek . Lisa, you keeps us all up to date!

  78. 78 DianeK
    December 18, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    I have seen these lights and they do look great. Would love to own one.

  79. 79 Kathy J
    December 18, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    What a great light! Love the multiple light setting options.

  80. 80 Karla Pickhinke
    December 18, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    Have not heard of this either, looks real sleek & modern & would awesome sitting next to my sewing machine, gotta see good to get all that stitching done!!

  81. 81 usairdoll
    December 18, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    This is something new to me. No light bulbs to change? Wow! Neat looking design. Good lighting is a must and something I need at night for sure. Thanks for introducing this product to me.


  82. 82 Sharon Nejedlo
    December 18, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    Lisa, do you know if this is a good light for those of us that get migraines from Ott lights? I am always looking for a bright light that isn’t fluorescent or a strong LED.

  83. 83 Joleen
    December 18, 2013 at 10:37 pm

    Stella…… I think I love the name as much as I love the light! Yes, it is an investment, but it appears to be well worth it! Thanks for sharing your wisdom and your ‘must- haves’ with all of us!

  84. 84 Leanne
    December 18, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    I like Stella’s slim design and the fact you can change the setting, perfect. It seems the older I get the more light I need.

  85. 85 Kris Dauth
    December 18, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    Stella would be a very nice surprise to open on Christmas morning. I need to put a bug in Santa’s ear and maybe he’ll bring me one. Good lighting is a must when quilting or appliqueing. This will be going on my wish list.

  86. 86 Kathy Roloff
    December 18, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    Looks like something from the Jetsons! I’ll put it on my “someday” list.

  87. 87 Nancy
    December 18, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    I was hoping something new would come out in lighting and it did. The name is interesting. Wonder how it came about? No bulbs to replace… I have to look into this more! Thanks for telling us about it! I’m loving all your needful things posts!

  88. 88 Lori
    December 18, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    Ooooo, I’d love one of these lights! Correction, I NEED one because I’ve been young a very long time so my eyes need more light now when I’m being creative.

  89. 89 Katherine
    December 18, 2013 at 11:54 pm

    What a cool and innovative light! I’m going to have to save up for one.

  90. 90 Mary Ellen A
    December 19, 2013 at 12:27 am

    I have never heard of this light so will definitely have to check it out!

  91. 91 Carol Eberhardt
    December 19, 2013 at 12:30 am

    I have been to the Stella website and know they are great for “aging eyes” and basement sewing rooms … wish I could order one but alas, I did not win the MegaMillion lottery last night so I will have to wait for … my birthday? Can I send you my husband’s email and you can send HIM your needful things list?!

  92. December 19, 2013 at 1:00 am

    I can’t believe I could actually win a Stella lamp. This would be fantastic. My eyes are not what they used to be. Thank you for posting the List of Needful Things again this year !

  93. 93 Diana Kiehl
    December 19, 2013 at 1:02 am

    Lisa, I bought a Stella about a year ago after my Ott light was broken. It is truly the best light I have ever used. It’s so flexible and adjustable everyone in my family would love to have one. Thank you for featuring it!

  94. 94 Karen
    December 19, 2013 at 1:07 am

    Wow! You always have the best products!! Would love to try a Stella light! Thanks again for another great item!!

  95. 95 DaisyS
    December 19, 2013 at 1:09 am

    Wow the Stella light is amazing! The LED does not need to be changed, it has tri-spectrum lighting to see your colors as they actually are, you can move the neck all around where you need it, and it even comes in a box with a handle so you can take it with you!!! Thanks so much for introducing all these needful products to us!

  96. 96 Jakey
    December 19, 2013 at 1:36 am

    Wow, nice lighting! You’re really giving Santa some great ideas this year for gifts! I am always trying to get better lighting. It makes it so much easier on the eyes. Thanks Lisa!

  97. 97 Jackie Rucks
    December 19, 2013 at 5:45 am

    Looks like a wonderful light, it is hard to find great lighting, thanks for sharing.

  98. 98 Robyn Brown
    December 19, 2013 at 6:54 am

    I was just complaining to my husband about my lack of light in the living room while trying to sew there.

  99. 99 Jill
    December 19, 2013 at 6:56 am

    The Stella light is new to me. I will have to do some reading to find out more about this little beauty. You really grabbed my interest with this one.

  100. 100 Susan J
    December 19, 2013 at 7:08 am

    I have seen these lights at work at the suppliers fairs, they wonderful. Thanks for making them available to the quilting community. Better lighting is always a good thing.

  101. 101 Patti O'Donnell
    December 19, 2013 at 7:11 am

    That is a wonderful light. Might have let Santa know about it.

  102. 102 Char D
    December 19, 2013 at 7:32 am

    I would love to find Stella under my tree this Christmas!

  103. 103 Kathleen C
    December 19, 2013 at 7:34 am

    I’ve recently been researching lights for my sewing table and my sewing room. I always enjoy learning about new products, and your posts have been great each day. Thanks very much.

  104. 104 Maria R
    December 19, 2013 at 7:36 am

    I have enjoyed reading your list daily. Stella looks very nice and sleek. Would be great for these long winter nights.

  105. 105 Dee
    December 19, 2013 at 7:45 am

    This looks like a great lighting option – love that you can get a daylight feel rather than the cool light.

  106. 106 Lori
    December 19, 2013 at 7:50 am

    wow, a light that uses 1/2 the energy – no bulb – tri spectrum lighting – – sounds perfect to me – this is now on my list – Thanks Lisa for bringing your favorite things to our attention!

  107. 107 Sharon K
    December 19, 2013 at 7:53 am

    Nothing better then good lighting as I get on in the years. I will have to give this a try. Thanks for all your advice.

  108. December 19, 2013 at 8:41 am

    I need all the light I can get these days. Great product, thanks.

  109. 109 Cindy
    December 19, 2013 at 8:54 am

    Wow! The Cadillac of quilting lights…my Ford gets me where I need to go…lol

  110. 110 Janet Kay
    December 19, 2013 at 9:04 am

    These Stella lights would be great when working on any of your fabulous quilting designs!

  111. 111 Sharon Bennett
    December 19, 2013 at 9:09 am

    Another great item to have! I did not know Stella had the warm, natural and cool option. While it’s the cool that makes it easier to see what your stitching… it’s the natural and warm that shows the accurate light of how a quilt (or stitchery) is actually seen (colorway) displayed in the home… this would be great for folks that cross stitch too…

  112. 112 Karen
    December 19, 2013 at 9:11 am

    What a fantastic light for these old eyes of mine 🙂

  113. 113 Sharon Bennett
    December 19, 2013 at 9:17 am

    And THANKS SO MUCH for choosing me as a winner on the Light Panel post!!! I’ve sent you an email. WOWIE!

  114. December 19, 2013 at 9:55 am

    this looks like a wonderful light, I’ve seen it advertised in magazines…glad to hear a testimonial from you…it is going on my wish list!

  115. 115 Sandy
    December 19, 2013 at 10:21 am

    This looks like the answer to my lighting issues!

  116. 116 Charlotte
    December 19, 2013 at 10:33 am

    Looks like a great light. Thanks for “showing” these new products.


  117. 117 sandy
    December 19, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Another awesome product. Hmmm, maybe I need one of those lights and my stitching will improve???

  118. 118 Donna W
    December 19, 2013 at 10:51 am

    Lighting is so important and it is hard to get it just right. These lights look like they might do the trick. Thanks for these “12 days of Christmas” products.

  119. December 19, 2013 at 11:07 am

    This lighting looks awesome. Can’t wait to get mine!
    Thank you for sharing all of this valuable information with us!

  120. December 19, 2013 at 11:11 am

    I’ve been drooling over this light for some time now. I’ve never actually seen it in person (they don’t carry it in my town) and I know it’s pricey. Excellent information – Thanks!
    P.S. Love those little “snowflakes” that come down on your blog ;o)

  121. 121 Bridgid k
    December 19, 2013 at 11:25 am

    Oh how cool!!! I need to save up and get me one of these.

  122. 122 Linda Yeager
    December 19, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    I could sooo use this lamp! I sew in my dining room (who uses their table to eat off of any more? LOL) and no matter how high I turn up the dimmer, there are always shadows, especially when I’m trying to cut fabric.

  123. 123 Laura Lynch
    December 19, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    Hi Lisa,
    Love your blog! I use an Ott Light. Is there much of a difference in the quality of light? This new one is certainly much nicer looking . . . very sleek!

  124. 124 Gloria G
    December 19, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    My Ott light also doesn’t seem as bright. I would love to have a Stella. Santa, I’ve been VERY good this year!

  125. 125 Penny
    December 19, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    That is one sleek light. I have a floor standing daylight which is really for the Lounge Room but need it for machine quilting so I have to hand applique at my sewing machine…not as relaxing as it should be. This would be useful as I could move the elegant daylight to the formal room and relax doing hand work in comfort.

  126. 126 Mary
    December 19, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    What a neat looking light! I find as I get “older” good lighting is more and more important.

  127. December 21, 2013 at 6:23 pm

    Definitely a needful thing for quilters. After all, good lighting is critical. I am certainly hopeful for a Stella too!


  128. February 13, 2014 at 7:45 pm

    Woah! I’m really digging the template/theme of this site.
    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging to get that “perfect balance” between user
    friendliness and visual appearance. I must say that you’ve done a very good job with this.
    Additionally, the blog loads super quick for me on Safari.
    Exceptional Blog!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 10,289 other followers

Visit my store!

Follow Me!

Follow Me!

Check out my MODA fabric lines!!!

October 2016

Another scrappy quilt... all in our booth at the R2Cali show...#lisabongean#primitivegatherings #scrappyquilts

Click to get all the blocks!!!

Our newest book! 20 projects!

Thread book!

A new little book filled with info on Wool Appliqué and finally a method to keep track of your Valdani Threads!

NEW BOOK! Click to see our project!

Click to see our quilt in this great new book!

Click to see our quilt in book!

see our quilt in book

Blog Stats

  • 5,430,873 hits
The numbers generated by this widget come from RANDOM.ORG's true random number generator.

%d bloggers like this: