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Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Guest on American Patchwork & Quilting Radio

Listen to the podcast of my radio session with Pat Sloan on American Patchwork & Quilting Radio from Monday, December 3rd, 2012. We had a lot of fun talking about "the thrill of the hunt" for thrift store wool clothing, processing wool and wool applique.
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Happy Quilting,

Monday, March 31, 2008

Book Signing to Kick-off KC Shop Hop

It's a "Meet the Designers" night for you and a "Meet the Quilters" night for me! Please come to a special event on Tuesday evening, April 2nd to celebrate the 10th Annual Greater Kansas City Area Quilt Shop Hop 2008! I'm joining fellow area designers for a trunk show & book signing beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Overland Park International Trade Center in Overland Park, KS.
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Shop Hop is April 3rd - April 6th, 2008.

As a designer for Andover Fabrics, I'll be showing my newest quilt designs for my new Meadowsweet fabric & new Need'l Love Tickings. I'll also bring quilts created with Purely Provence & Daylily Days fabrics, so there will be a lot of inspiration with ideas on how to use cottons with my Need'l Love wools & Silk Homespun. My "Andover Sister", Jo Morton, will also be showing her new quilts. We'd love to meet you & will have fun chatting & signing books.

Go to any participating shop during this four day event & pick up a special Passport. Andover Fabrics has donated fat quarters of my Purely Provence fabrics to go with the Purely Provence books we have donated to each Shop Hop shop, so be sure to enter for a chance to win a gift basket. My free signature block will be available at Rustic Yearnings in Independence.
Collect a different designer signature block from each shop.

Hope to meet you Wednesday night! Safe travels!

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

McCall's Quilting Magazine Feature

Be sure to take a peek at the new June 2008 McCall's Quilting magazine to see the Nature's Palette pillow which I designed to feature a mix of Red Berry Silk Homespun, Purely Provence cotton fabrics & Need'l Love® Wools ...  all for Andover Fabrics. The Euro sized 28" x 28" pillow is shown on pages 44-46. Subscribers should be receiving this issue in their mail box any day now. It's also arriving on the newsstand this week. We have a limited number of kits available so that you can make this pillow exactly as shown. (Kits are $34.99 ... plus $7.00 shipping/handling within the U.S.). 

The Red Berry Silk Homespun is a rich red & the green wools are vivid! The great thing about wool appliqué is that you don't have to turn under the edges! We have the wools washed & ready for cutting.

I'm honored to have been asked to be a featured designer in this beautiful issue! 
P.S. There's also an ad in the June issue for my newest Andover fabric group Meadowsweet!
You're going to love the little birds!

Full of News

Hello, Hello ... Oh, My Goodness, so much has happened in the last year. My year has been busy designing NEW Need'l Love® Wools, REAL Tickings, Silk Homespun and 2 new cotton fabric collections for Andover Fabrics. Need'l Notes was created on our website for my personal postings & updates on what's going on at Need'l Love. I promise to blog often in 2008 with lots of fun information to share.
Warmly, Renée

Monday, February 19, 2007

Wools Arrive

Andover Fabrics has shipped the first group of Need'l Love wools to shops that preordered. These wonderful 100% yarn-dyed wools will work beautifully with your hand-dyed wools! Look for new wool appliqué designs in upcoming Need'l Love books!

Friday, January 26, 2007

Daylily Blooms

Great News ... the new Daylily Days Quilt book (4 beautiful quilts and other wonderful wool & punchneedle projects) has arrived from our printer. Automatic orders will ship to today to all of our Premier Shops! The response to our Daylily book at quilt market was overwhelming. We're all ready for spring, so please visit your local shop to see what's "Blooming".

Friday, January 19, 2007

Welcome to the Need'l Love Website

Welcome to the new Need'l Love website! Our website is an on-line catalog full of wonderful quilts, needlework projects, dolls, wearables & hooked rugs for your creative inspiration! Your local shop will be happy to special order any of our classic Threads books for you! Please check back soon for exciting news about our quilt book, Daylily Days, featuring my first line of quilt fabrics from Andover Fabrics. And speaking of NEW ... the NEW Need'l Love 100% wools should be arriving to shops in the next couple of weeks. Renee