Do April Showers Bring May Flowers?  
Well . . . That's what we thought was supposed to happen!
We had beautiful April Flowers and now the May Showers (and hail!) have turned things topsy turvy in the garden! 
It's Also Been Raining Boxes of Fabric! 

UPS & FedEx deliver daily and it's really exciting to unpack the boxes! Click on the pictures below to see some of our new arrivals over the last few months! 
Sneak Peek! 
We are a member of
Every month we participate in the Monthly Online FabShop Hop!  
Click on the Bunny (below) to find out how the FabShop Hop Works!  
Play EVERY Month to increase your chance to
Every so often, FabShop member shops participate in a BlowOut Sale. The May BlowOut Sale officially starts May 13th, but you can . . . 
Have A Sneak Peek Now!  
We'll be adding more book, fabrics, notions & patterns to our $2.99 sale in the next week, so be sure to check back so you don't miss anything!  
Designer Duo Quilt Along! 
Starts Friday, May 17th! 
Quilt Along with Nancy Rink and Sarah J Maxwell! Each week you will get tips from both designers. Purchase our Kit (shown below) or buy the "Mix It Up" pattern book and use your stash. This quilt features a variety of block sizes and innovative layout.  
Either way, you'll learn a few things and have FUN!  
Shipping Soon! 
We've been cutting and packaging more BOM kits the last few weeks. Marlene is working on the cutting diagrams for Tapestry and we hope to ship our first kits out early next week.   
What Are Cutting Diagrams?
If you wonder what Cutting Diagrams are . . . they are a Fabric Essentials exclusive . . . and a visual guide to how best cut the fabric so all the pieces will fit!
Here's a quick peak at one fabric from one kit.   
We take the drudgery out and put the FUN in!
You can read more about it our Flexible BOM Programs Here!
BOM Program Update! 
Great Designs & FUN Projects!
Each of the Block-of-the-Month programs shown below is a Fabric Essentials' "Flexible" program. We cut entire kits in advance, so you are guaranteed to get everything you've signed up for. You can take as many blocks as you want, as frequently as you want. You can even specify the time of month you want us to send your kits. These kits include ample fabric in case of mistakes., and binding and backing are included in your program. 
Queen & Her Court II
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Only A Few Left . . . 
We Have Cut All We Can Cut. 
A Few Kits Are Still Available! 
These kits can be purchased as a BOM program or you can get the entire kit all at once. Your reservation fee pays for your final kit.  
These are cut as BOM programs and include all ORIGINAL fabrics for the top (ample fabric provided), binding, backing and our famous cutting diagrams! 
Super Duper Deal! 

Lauren Block-of-the-Month Program
Queen or King - Applique or Pieced Center!
Tell All Your Friends! 

Don't Miss Anything!

Receive a FREE downloadable quilt pattern plus a $15 NEWCUSTOMER coupon to use on your next order!


We'd Love to Have You Visit Us! 
How About a Road Trip to Concordia, Kansas!
114 West 6th St, Concordia, KS 66901   785-243-4044
Store Hours: Mon-Fri 10-5 (sometimes later) 
Saturday (often open, but best to call first!) 
Marsha Doyenne and the Staff of Essentials! 
We'd Love to Have You Visit Us! 
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