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2010 Mar/April News



VOL.2 - Mar/April

Winter - Winter go Away! I think it's safe to say that we are all ready to see spring. It's been a very long and cold winter everywhere. I was sure most of the plants in my yard were gone because of the extreme cold weather here in Florida, but to my amazement I'm seeing some new growth starting to happen. For the ones that didn't make it, I'll replant as we surely enjoy all the butterflies that come to visit each year.

WELCOME to all new email and pattern club members. I've been involved with a CRAFTSHOP SHUFFLE for the past several months. It's been great fun and if you haven't signed up to be part of this.......please check it out - Many of you have signed up to be on my email/pattern club listing from the welcome aboard!

If you haven't signed up to follow my blog, please do so. I've also joined facebook so please look me up. It's a fun way to keep in touch!

In the January newsletter, there was a list of patterns that are to be retired. There are a few left, so please check with me if you decide you want to have the paper copies. If you email me directly....I will take 10% off your order when I send you a paypal invoice. After they are all gone you will see them listed as retired and only e-patterns will be available.

SPRING MARKET: I'm getting geared up for spring market. A new quilt pattern and some wool and/or wool/fabric pieces will be available. Remember - all new patterns are first shown in the keeping room.

My projects for Primitives of the Midwest are almost completed. I hope to see you in Missouri in July. You can check out all the details regarding this event from the Quiltersstation website. and follow the link to PMW 2010 HOT OFF THE PRESS....Check out the home page and/or my blog to see a picture of the table runner I will be teaching at PMW.

EMAILS: There seems to continue to be a problem with emails not reaching all of you. Therefore, all news updates will be right here on the gazette page news. IF something happens where it's been posted and changes occur, they will be posted here as well. Check back often so you can be up to date with what is happening.

PARLOR ROOM PICTURES: New pictures have been added to the parlor room pages so please check them out. I'm sure you will become inspired by what everyone is making! Thank you so much for sharing your work with me!

PRIOR NEWSLETTERS: At the bottom of this newsletter you will see a link that will take you to prior news updates. Just click on the individual link that you see.

PATTERN CLUB NAME: It has been brought to my attention that the Pattern Club should have a name. I've already asked everyone on my blog to come up with a name that they think it should be. You can see all the names listed on my blog that have come in so far. If you have a name you think would be good for the group, please email me or post it on the blog. All names will be taken into consideration and the final name will be in the next news letter. PLEASE HELP ME OUT!!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to TRISHA WOODfor being the winner of the March 15th PATTERN CLUB DRAWING!

I started a Pattern DEAL OF THE MONTH, but somehow dropped the ball. I'm sorry. Primitive Youngins was the last deal of the month. Everyone that had a book or purchased a book from the deal of the month was asked to play a game. We did this on my blog. Everyone that wanted to participate made one block from the quilt that was chosen (Let's Play Jacks) and then sent to me. When the time was up, a name was drawn and the winner received all the blocks. The winner was - SHARON YEAGER! A picture of all the blocks was posted on my blog. Sharon is going to send me a picture of her completed top and it will also be posted on my blog.

Thank you to everyone that have purchased the new "Primitive Note Cards"! I have heard so many nice things from each of you. There will be new cards added soon, so please check often.

Update on the "It's a Crock" buttons...I just heard that they should be arriving within 3 weeks. I will let everyone know as soon as they come in. If you still want to get them, please let me know and I will add you to the list.

NEW DEAL OF THE MONTH.......Bull's Eye Pattern......normally $10.00 is reduced to $8.00 The quilt is shown above.

Well, I think that brings everyone up to date. If I have additional news to share, you will see it right here! Spring is in the air! Enjoy. Until next time, Lynda


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