Featured Designer ~ Stephanie Brandenburg!

Stephanie Brandenburg paints vibrant art, which is then transferred to fabric. Many of you were introduced to Stephanie's collections for Camelot Fabrics and Frond Designs.

Stephanie has now released her latest collection ~ Daydreamin' ~ in her new partnership with Northcott fabrics!

Isn't this Stunning!

Ring of Fire

Stephanie is famous for her sunflower paintings. This is the artwork that started the Daydreamin' collection. In the short Facebook video below, Stephanie shows you how this came about.
Creating the Artwork

In this video, Stephanie Brandenburg shares her creative process for Daydreamin'.
Petal + Stem

Four modern coordinates.
What Will You Make?

Here are a few inspirational ideas from talented designers.

Gallery Quilt Kit

Stephanie Brandenburg's design uses four panels plus simple borders to create a stunning wall quilt or throw measuring 51" x 72".
Blossom Dreams

Cathey Laird of Cathey Marie Designs created this dramatic design featuring the two-panel set with a wavy border sewn on the top and bottom.
Between the Lines

Stephanie Brandenburg used six Ring of Fire panels in this bold design.
Garden Steps

Laureen Smith of Tourmaline & Thyme Quilts shows the possibilities of cutting a single panel in thirds.
Salsa Dreams

Terry Albers of Hedgehog Quilts designed these simple, but very dramatic quilts featuring the Daydreamin' Salsa Panel.
Previous Frond Collections

We still stock a number of fabrics from previous Frond collections, including additional colors of the Plaster tonals.
New ~ From Northcott

I've Got a Notion!

I've Got A Notion, quilters and sewists alike are going to love this collection! This collection is ideal for any project from quilts to bags and everything in between. You will lose yourself in the focal print, in the multitude of vintage sewing notions in cheerful colors, while other prints focus on threads, scissors, measuring tapes, buttons and pins all printed on linen texture.
Sewing is My Happy Place!

Spools, buttons, fabric scissors and measuring tape assemble on fabric brushed with gray and black like charcoal on paper. A collection sure to add some volume to your next project!
Just Arrived!

Dusk to Dawn ~ Showering Stars Quilt Kit

Here's another stunning quilt designed by Robin Pickens made with 2 1/2" strips from the Dusk to Dawn Batiks collection!

Robin Pickens Patterns

If you want to use your stash to make these Robin Pickens quilts, here are links to the patterns.

More Kits!
A Nancy Rink Design ~ Fanciful Flowers Quilt Kit

This quilt is entirely pieced!
Line Dance Quilt Kit

You can probably guess that this kit is made with 2 1/2" strips. What an unusual design ~ not your usual jelly roll quilt!

Awakenings ~ Walk About Quilt Kit

The Walk About quilt design by Grizzly Gulch is a great way to show off beautiful focal fabrics!
Focal Magic Quilt Kit

This quilt features batiks from the Tonga Blooming Fields collection for Timeless Treasures. Our kit includes a coordinating bonus pillow!
Available Now!

Tonga Plum Fusion ~ Includes Backing!

This quilt designed by Toni & Jenny of Wing And A Prayer Design has been very popular. We will keep cutting kits until Timeless Treasures runs out of fabric!
What Do You Get with a Fabric Essentials BOM?

Like all our Flexible BOM programs, we cut complete kits in advance. You can take delivery as a Block-of-the-Month, or take the complete set of blocks up front ~ it's up to you!

Our programs also include a Boo-Boo Bundle of extra fabrics ("just in case") and our famous cutting diagrams so you can SEE how you are supposed to cut the fabric!

Coordinating backing is included with this program.

Tonga Plum Fusion Blocks!

Here are a few of the components you will make in this program.
Sign-Up Now for Plum Fusion!
If you'd like the Complete Set of Kits, we'll pay the shipping to any US destination! We hope you'll join us! ~ Marsha
Available Now!
Jade Garden

Wilmington's Jade Garden is a 10 month Block-of-the-Month program featuring batiks in eye-catching overlays of dark-to-light greens and purples, a touch of orchid-pink, and almost-white. It’s a generous queen-sized quilt (96” square) with square-set blocks and an interestingly pieced border.

Start Anytime!

We've cut all the kits in advance, so you can start Jade Garden right away. Choose the monthly BOM format or take all the kits at once and we'll pay shipping to any US destination!
Wilmington Jade Garden Batiks!

These are the batiks used in the Jade Garden quilt project. We have some
Available Now!

Reflections ~ Queen or King!

Kaye England’s new Reflections Block-of-the-Month quilt for Wilmington Prints features a variety of traditional blocks, sashing, focused color placement, and an easy, yet dynamic border!

Our program includes the Pattern, Boo-Boo Bundle of Extra Fabric, Binding, Backing and our Famous Cutting Diagrams!
King Size - Blue Border
King Size - Red Border
Shop Hop in Progress ~ Come See Us!

All Kansas and Nebraska Shop Hop
Special Shop Hop Fabric!

If you'd like to see the special Maywood studio fabric for this shop hop, click here. Each store will be making projects and it will be fun to see them all. Our Shop Hop Magazines will arrive in February so that will be exciting. Be sure to sign up for the Shop Hop Newsletter!

Fabric Essentials Exclusive Projects!

Each store in the Shop Hop is making projects using the All Kansas & Nebraska fabrics.
Here are two projects we've designed (more are in the works).

Quilt Kit!

This quilt kit is based around the panel squares in the All Kansas & Nebraska fabrics. If you already have a panel and would like to make this quilt, call us at 785-243-4044 to make arrangements to purchase the kit minus the panel.

Table Topper!

The Table Topper is available in Kansas and Nebraska versions and features the state animal, state tree, state bird and state flower.

Bench Pillow

The focal fabric in the bench pillow incorporates aspects of both Kansas and Nebraska - the Western Meadowlark, Honeybee and Cottonwood Tree are the state bird, insect and tree for both states, The Sunflower (Kansas) and Goldenrod (Nebraska) complete the design!
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