Friday, July 14, 2017

New Fabrics in the Curlicue Creations Shop ~ Week of July 13, 2017

A beautiful cut of cotton/polyester blend fabric, Turquoise Purple Paisley Crepe Challis Fabric. 50 percent cotton/50 percent polyester blend, 54" wide. Machine Wash Warm, Delicate Cycle, Tumble Dry Low, Use Cool Iron.

The design on this fabric features a turquoise, purple, and gold paisley. Perfect for your next sewing project. This fabric can be used to sew one of a kind clothing. So unique - be creative!

A beautiful cut of polyester/rayon/linen blend fabric, Lovely Lavender Linen fabric. Polyester/rayon/linen blend, 60" wide. Machine wash warm, delicate cycle, tumble dry low, use cool iron.

The design on this fabric features an all over textured lavender solid. Perfect for your next sewing project. This fabric can be used to sew one of a kind clothing. So unique - be creative!

New Fabrics Added Weekly!


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Jennifer Thomas




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Saturday, July 8, 2017

New Fabric in the Curlicue Creations Shop ~ Week of July 8, 2017

A beautiful cut of Rayon/Polyester blend fabric, Green Speckled Leaf Print Linen Woven Feel Fabric. Polyester/rayon blend, 60" wide. Machine wash warm, delicate cycle, tumble dry low, use cool iron. 

The design on this fabric features a large scale abstract green leaf print and green speckles over a white background. This fabric has a woven linen feel. Perfect for your next sewing project. This fabric can be used to sew one of a kind clothing. So unique - be creative!

To purchase this fabric, and more, click here to visit the Curlicue Creations shop.

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Jennifer Thomas



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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

New in the Curlicue Creations Shop ~ Week of June 28, 2017

The Turning Twenty...Again Quilt Book, is an outstanding beginner quilting book, by Tricia Cribbs. This book is filled with three easy quilt patterns using fat quarter fabrics. 

This book is softcover, in good condition. Full color photographs and diagrams throughout. 10 pages. Copyright 2005.

This book includes a General Instructions section, a Quilt Gallery, and three Patterns.

The Dog Cabin and Others Quilt Book, is an outstanding beginner quilting book, by Kay Mackenzie. This book is filled with techniques and tips regarding different aspects of quilting, plus three easy quilt patterns to sew.

This book is softcover, in excellent condition. Black and White diagrams throughout. 28 pages. Copyright 2003

This book includes Discussion of Fabrics, Tools and Notions, Cutting/Theme Squares, Quarter-inch Seams, Sample Block, Cutting Strips, Chain-piecing, Layout, Joining Blocks, Borders, Quilt as Desired, Bonus Blocks, Dog Biscuit, Guppy Fish, and Bright Ideas.

McCall's Quilting Magazine, December 2006 issue. Used, but good condition. 98 pages. 

This beautiful issue includes 50 Heartwarming Ideas for the Holidays, Beautiful Patterns for your Home, Great Gifts!, Easy to Expert Applique, Coddle Your Critters Gifts for Pets, Jolly Jester Snowmen, and more.

For all these wonderful quilting resources and more, click here to visit the Curlicue Creations Shop.

New items added weekly!

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Jennifer Thomas





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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Supernova ~ Cutting Out a New Quilt Design

 Supernova Quilt
This quilt and pattern was originally published in Quilts from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, as Cosmic Blast.  I love the color explosion in this quilt so much, I've decided to redo the quilt and release it as a new Curlicue Creations pattern, Supernova, hopefully sometime this year.

 I cut most of the fabrics this week.  All fabrics are coming out of my stash ~ nothing new.  This gorgeous swirly dot print from Timeless Treasures is going to be used for all of the black in the quilt.  
 I love batik fabrics, and am putting a lot of them into this project.  I'm using this Red Orange for some of the triangle pieces.

And this darker Red Orange batik will help to add depth to the design.

I'll post more updates as this quilt develops.  

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Jennifer Thomas


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Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Rainbow Connection Update

Slow but steady progress:  This update shows the red, orange, and yellow rows being added to the top and bottom arms of the star.  I've sewn a row of black hexies to the lower left star arm that will continue around all edges.  I've not yet decided if I should do all of the fill in with black, or jazz that up with some "V" shaped stripes.  What do you think?  Please leave a comment below.

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Jennifer Thomas




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Friday, June 23, 2017

New Dress Patterns in the Curlicue Creations Shop ~ Week of June 23, 2017

Sew these lovely misses blouses for everyday wear. Easy pattern from the Simplicity pattern line. Blouse can be sewn in four different views. All views have front tucks, back button closure, and set-in sleeves. Options include collar, neck band, long sleeves, button cuffs, short sleeves gathered to bands or turn-back cuffs.

Beautiful! Make some pretty and casual blouses with this pattern.

This pattern is in like new, factory folded, uncut condition. The envelope is a little worn. Size 12. Vintage 1979.

Bust 34
Waist 26-12
Hip 36
Back-neck to waist 16-1/4

McCall's 5194 Infant's Wardrobe Pattern
Sew these adorable baby outfits for everyday wear. Easy pattern from the McCall's pattern line. A focus on overlock (serger) sewing pattern. Bunting and gown have from snaps. Gown has drawstring option. Jumpsuit, Long or short bodysuit, and tank bodysuit have snap crotch. Pullover t-shirt can be sewn with short or long sleeves. Pull-on style pants. Diaper cover can be sewn with or without eyelet trim.

Beautiful! Make some pretty and casual baby clothes with this pattern.

This pattern is in like new, factory folded, uncut condition. The envelope is a little worn. Sizes Newborn, Small, Medium, and Large. Vintage 1991.

Weight 14, 15-20, 21-26, 27-32
Height 24, 24-1/2 - 28, 28-1/2 - 32, 32-1/2 - 36


Butterick 4929 Misses Skirt Pattern
Sew these adorable fast and easy skirts for everyday wear. Easy pattern from the Butterick pattern line. A-Line front wrap skirt in two lengths features no waistband, front button closure, front and back yokes, and top stitching.

Beautiful! Make some pretty and casual skirts with this pattern.

This pattern is in like new, factory folded, uncut condition. The envelope is a little worn. Sizes 14, 16, and 18. Vintage 1980's.

Waist 28, 30, 32
Hip 38, 40, 42


McCall's 5589 Skirt, Split-Skirt, and Pants Pattern
Show off your beauty in this gorgeous, skirt, split-skirt, and pants pattern from the McCall's pattern company. The gathered straight skirt can be sewn in two lengths. The long length features a back vent. The split skirt has front pleats and side seam pockets. The pants are tapered with tucks, side pockets, and darts. All have waistband and back zipper closure.

Beautiful! Feel like a fairy princess in this outfit.

This pattern is in like new, factory folded, uncut condition. The envelope is a little worn. Sizes 8, 10, and 12. Vintage 1991.

Waist 24, 25, 26-1/2
Hip 33-1/2, 34-1/2, 36

Time to sew!  For all these and many more fabulous sewing patterns, click here to visit the Curlicue Creations shop.

New items added weekly.

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Jennifer Thomas



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Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Purple Batik fabric and more in the Curlicue Creations shop ~ week of June 22, 2017

This beautiful piece of Cotton has been individually hand dyed by Island Batik fabric artists in the garden village of Sanur, Bali. It is 100 percent cotton, 44" wide. Easy care, machine wash cold water, delicate dry cycle, cool iron.

The design on this fabric features shades of purple buttons on a purple background. Perfect for your next quilting or home sewing project. This fabric can also be used to sew one of a kind clothing. So unique - be creative!

Quilts with Style Magazine, the March/April 2004 issue. This magazine features Learn Cynthia England's Picture Piecing with an Exclusive Quilt, Paper Piece and Elegant Quilt Strike Up the Band, 30 Ways to Help You be an Inspired Quilter, Stitch a Trio of Funky Chickens, and more.

This fabulous issue of Quilts with Style magazine is in used, but excellent condition. 64 pages of great ideas for quilting.

Quilts with Style Magazine, the September/October 2004 issue. This magazine features A Bountiful Harvest of Quilts, An Exclusive New Technique, Turn Your Scraps into Quilting Fun Confetti Quilting, 12 Ways to Brighten Up your Quilts, Make a Vintage Stained Glass Quilt Napa Valley, and more.

This fabulous issue of Quilts with Style magazine is in used, but excellent condition. 60 pages of great ideas for quilting.

Quilter's World Magazine, the Spring 2015 issue. This magazine features 19 Projects to Spring-Clean Your Stash, Ella Redesign a Double Irish Chain, More Size Options More "Your Ways", and more.

This fabulous issue of Quilter's World magazine is in used, but excellent condition. 114 pages of great ideas for quilting.


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Jennifer Thomas



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