Wednesday, May 20, 2015

We're so excited!!



1501 N. Main
(At the light across from Applebees &  Chic-Fil-A)
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-0202

SHOP HOURS:

*** CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY ***

OPEN
TUESDAY - SATURDAY
10am - 5pm

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Here is a link to our current class schedule

 (Block of the Month projects and Available kits)
(Updated April 23, 2015)

(Wednesday, May 20th)

Happy Wednesday to all! 
Time to start the week off with a fun new book that just
 arrived at the shop today!
$19.95 for the book...wow price $17.95! 
(as of Thursday, May 21st, we only have 1 copy left)
(But we'll put more on order!)


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The wait is almost over!
The Premier edition of 
Punch Needle and Primitive Stitcher magazine is shipping this week
to the shops! We added more copies to our order so we have just a few extra
still available!
$8.99 for the magazine....wow price is $8.09
It's going to be a good one, for sure!



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The next regular bi-monthly issue of Quiltmania magazine will be in the shop tomorrow...May 22nd!

We have 7 issues still available...if you need one, just give us a shout!



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Lisa


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Starting the week off with a new Wool Applique Book and a Primitive Magazine! (Updated Thursday, May 14)


1501 N. Main
(At the light across from Applebees & Chic-Fil-A)
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-0202

SHOP HOURS:

*** CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY ***

OPEN
TUESDAY - SATURDAY
10am - 5pm

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Here is a link to our current class schedule

 (Block of the Month projects and Available kits)
(Updated April 23, 2015)

(Wednesday, May 6th)

Time to begin a new update for this week! Lots going on, in and out of the shop these days...but thankfully, there is always something fun and new happening at Lone Star!

In the shop!!

 The new Summer Issue of
A Simple Life Magazine!
$9.95 per copy....just a handful left already!
Let us know if you need one!

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Quiltmania Book Special!


"New York Beauty"
Regular price: $64.95
Our Special price: $49.95

If you go onto Quiltmania's website, you can click on this book and take a 
virtual tour to see what's inside!
Beautiful hardcover book featuring quilts from the Volckening Collection...along with several patterns.

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Now in at the shop!!


$24.95 for the book!
Great wool projects from all of your favorite designers!
(Just one book now available...we'll get more on order!)

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(Wednesday, May 13th)

Two new goodies arrived today and will be in the shop tomorrow!

 The Summer Issue of A Primitive Place Magazine!
$9.95 for the issue...wow price is $8.95

AND

"Village Green" designed by Maggie Bonanomi
$28.95 for the pattern (wow price is $26.05)
Brand new and will be shown at Quilt Market this weekend!
 We only have a two copies not spoken for!

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Two new Quiltmania books are arriving next week!
"Focus on Applique" 
by Irene Blanck
$59.95 for the book....wow price $53.95
and
 "Les Fantaisies"
by Cecile Franconie
$59.95 for the book...wow price $53.95
(I might be wrong, but I think this book is only going to come in it's original
french version!)
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STARTING IN AUGUST 2015!!
We will begin taking names and deposits for this session at the June meeting with our current club members. Regular registration will begin June 16th!
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Kim's new line of fabric, "Gathering Basket" will be in the shop in July!
We will also begin a list for those who would like to purchase a complete Fat Quarter Bundle of this line, at the June meeting as well!
Keep in mind, her fabric lines sell out very quickly!
Fat Quarter Bundle price....$77.00
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Kim's Christmas Line..."Winter Blessings" will be in the shop in June!
There are 16 pieces to the line, plus a 2-stocking and labels panel.
Fat Quarter bundle...$44.95
We will begin taking pre-orders on this line June 1st!!

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Heart to Hand's "Garden Bouquet" Block of the Month
Begins Friday, May 15th!
 The first month kit will be ready for pick up on Friday!
$21.95 for 9 months
Border kit will be sold seperately for those wanting to finish the project as a quilt!
You need the book that Kathi Campbell published through Quiltmania magazine...called, "Heart to Hand". Cost is $49.95
I think I can squeeze 2 more people in...so if you'd like to join, just give the shop a call! (919) 557-0202
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I think that's it for this week!
Have a great weekend and come by and see us if you can!
Lisa and the girls at Lone Star
Teri, Nancy, Sarah, Sabrina, Jan, Jennifer and Doris








Thursday, April 30, 2015

Happy Dancing to more new fabric! (Updated Monday, May 4th)

1501 N. Main
(At the light across from Applebees & Chic-Fil-A)
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-0202

SHOP HOURS:

*** CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY ***

OPEN
TUESDAY - SATURDAY
10am - 5pm

*******************
Here is a link to our current class schedule

 (Block of the Month projects and Available kits)
(Updated April 23, 2015)
(Thursday, April 30th)


 We've been doing a lot of happy dancing around the shop here lately...
First, Union Blues by Barbara Brackman and Bon Voyage by French General arrived....and today we received
Collections for a Cause, Mill Book Series by Moda!



We are cutting kits on the Antique Garden quilt that is in the newest issue of Primitive Quilts and Projects magazine.
There are just a two kits left that are not spoken for....if you would like to purchase a kit, be sure and contact us fairly quickly!

Fabric will be on the floor beginning Saturday, May 2nd and available for purchase!


"Antique Garden"
designed by nine of the Moda fabric designers
kit for top only (including binding) $135.00
Kit with backing...$180.00

(as of May 4th....there is only 1 kit left)

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I won't have time until next week to put up the pictures of the fabric, but if you would like to see the individual pieces (somewhere around 40, I think)
here is a link to see it on Moda' website...

www.unitednotions.com

Once you are there, simply type in Mill Book in the search box and that will take you to the fabrics page! 

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Our 2nd batch of Kim Diehl's new book, "Simple Applique" shipped today and will be in the shop when we reopen on Tuesday, May 5th!
We have 5 copies still available...$22.00 for the book.
Let us know if you need one!



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The first block of our new Block of the Month,
Folk Art Garden, will be ready for pick up this Saturday!
If you are on our list to participate, we'll be contacting you shortly!
We have 6 openings still available!

Be sure and take a look at the last blog post for all of the details and cost!




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The new rug hooking book, Primitive Hooked Rugs, has arrived at the shop!
6 great rug projects....all from previous PQ&P magazines.
$24.95 for the book (wow price $22.45)
(If you like chickens...there is a really cute little chicken rug shown on the back cover!)


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"Garden Bouquet" Wool Quilt BOM
From the Quiltmania book "Heart to Hand"
Begins May 16th!!
$21.95 per month for 9 months
Border kit available seperately at the end of 9 months
Book sold seperately.....and you do need the book to do the project

(BOM is FULL at this time)

That's all the fun for this week...be sure and come on by and see us
if you can!
Have a great weekend...

Lisa and the girls at Lone Star
Teri, Nancy, Sarah, Sabrina, Jan, Jennifer and Doris


Happy Dancing to more new fabric! (Updated Monday, May 4th)

1501 N. Main
(At the light across from Applebees & Chic-Fil-A)
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-0202

SHOP HOURS:

*** CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY ***

OPEN
TUESDAY - SATURDAY
10am - 5pm

*******************
Here is a link to our current class schedule

 (Block of the Month projects and Available kits)
(Updated April 23, 2015)
(Thursday, April 30th)


 We've been doing a lot of happy dancing around the shop here lately...
First, Union Blues by Barbara Brackman and Bon Voyage by French General arrived....and today we received
Collections for a Cause, Mill Book Series by Moda!



We are cutting kits on the Antique Garden quilt that is in the newest issue of Primitive Quilts and Projects magazine.
There are just a two kits left that are not spoken for....if you would like to purchase a kit, be sure and contact us fairly quickly!

Fabric will be on the floor beginning Saturday, May 2nd and available for purchase!


"Antique Garden"
designed by nine of the Moda fabric designers
kit for top only (including binding) $135.00
Kit with backing...$180.00

(as of May 4th, there is one kit available)

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I won't have time until next week to put up the pictures of the fabric, but if you would like to see the individual pieces (somewhere around 40, I think)
here is a link to see it on Moda' website...

www.unitednotions.com

Once you are there, simply type in Mill Book in the search box and that will take you to the fabrics page! 

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Our 2nd batch of Kim Diehl's new book, "Simple Applique" shipped today and will be in the shop when we reopen on Tuesday, May 5th!
We have 4 copies still available...$22.00 for the book.
Let us know if you need one!



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The first block of our new Block of the Month,
Folk Art Garden, will be ready for pick up this Saturday!
If you are on our list to participate, we'll be contacting you shortly!
We have 6 openings still available!

Be sure and take a look at the last blog post for all of the details and cost!




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The new rug hooking book, Primitive Hooked Rugs, has arrived at the shop!
6 great rug projects....all from previous PQ&P magazines.
$24.95 for the book (wow price $22.45)
(If you like chickens...there is a really cute little chicken rug shown on the back cover!)


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"Garden Bouquet" Wool Quilt BOM
From the Quiltmania book "Heart to Hand"
Begins May 16th!!
$21.95 per month for 9 months
Border kit available seperately at the end of 9 months
Book sold seperately.....and you do need the book to do the project

(BOM is FULL at this time)

That's all the fun for this week...be sure and come on by and see us
if you can!
Have a great weekend...

Lisa and the girls at Lone Star
Teri, Nancy, Sarah, Sabrina, Jan, Jennifer and Doris


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Spring Cleaning Sale and New Fabric Arriving on Friday!! (Updated Thursday, April 23)


1501 N. Main
(At the light across from Applebees &  Chic-Fil-A)
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-0202

SHOP HOURS:

*** CLOSED SUNDAY &  MONDAY ***

OPEN
TUESDAY - SATURDAY
10am - 5pm

*******************
Here is a link to our current class schedule

 (Block of the Month projects and Available kits)
(Updated April 23, 2015)

(Tuesday, April 21)


"We've Got to Make Room" Sale!!

30% off Atelier by Three Sisters
30% off Hearts Content by Laundry Basket Quilts
30% off Whitewashed by Three Sisters
30% off Autumn Lilly by Blackbird Designs
plus
We've added more bolts (including some Jo Morton) to our
$5-$6 table!!

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Coming at the end of the week....


and


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Coming in on Friday too....

"Summertime Sampler"
---Wool applique---
$18.00 for the book (wow price $16.20)

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The "official" front cover of the new magazine,
Punch Needle and Primitive Stitcher 
has been released. This new publication arrives in May!!
Be sure and contact us if you'd like to receive this issue from our shop!
Price is $8.99 (wow member price is $8.09)



Cross-weave by Moda will be back in on Friday!
(great background material for applique and stitchery!)


 12120-11

12120-14
 
12120-51

Also coming back in...two fast selling fabrics from Kansas Trouble Quilters


 9466-14

9464-18

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Fun little quilt kit available!


"Lexington Tumbler" Quilt
Approx. size 23" x 33 1/2"
Kit is made with Lexington line by Minnick and Simpson for Moda Fabrics
Comes with all fabric, including binding and backing
$27.50
(does not include the 2 1/2" tumbler template, but we have available at the shop if you need one!)

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Let the fun begin!!

Folk Art Album Block of the Month
Designed by Primitive Gatherings
This will be a 12 month project beginning in May!

The pattern must be purchased up front for $25 (a $10 savings over the regular retail cost) and we will issue what you need each month with the monthly block.
Monthly block (hand dyed wool on flannel) is $10.00 for the 12 center blocks

There will be 4 border kits (if you choose to add the floral border to your project) that will come out quarterly. The first border kit will include the black houndstooth flannel needed for sashings, borders and binding and will cost $65.00. The three remaining border kits will cost $40.

We are signing up participants now...space is limited!

Contact the shop if you have any questions or would like to join in!
(919) 557-0202 / lonestarmerc@aol.com

 (here's a peek at the first block!)

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Sabrina Thompson will be hosting a class on
"The Basics of Wool Applique"
May 2nd - 10:30a - 2:30p 
(with a brown bag lunch break)
$15 for the class / $10.00 kit fee
(Participants in the Folk Art Album project may take the class for $10 and work on their first kit in this class)

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I think that's it for the update this week...I'll be posting pics of the fabrics coming in tomorrow over on our selling site a little later!
Have a great weekend and be sure and come by and see all of the new goodies!

Lisa and the girls at Lone Star
Teri, Sarah, Nancy, Sabrina, Jan, Jennifer and Doris


Sunday, April 5, 2015

A Peaceful Easter Sunday......(Updated Friday, April 10th)

1501 N. Main
(At the light across from Applebees & Chic-Fil-A)
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-0202

SHOP HOURS:

*** CLOSED SUNDAY &  MONDAY ***

OPEN
TUESDAY - SATURDAY
10am - 5pm

*******************
Here is a link to our current class schedule

 (Block of the Month projects and Available kits)
(Updated January 24, 2015) 

(Sunday, April 5th)



Well it's quiet here on the home front today....the sun is shining, the birds are singing outside, all my windows are open and I've started a new punchneedle model for the shop!
As I got up to go get a drink from the kitchen...I made a detour into the office and thought...omgosh...I need to tell everyone about the two new books arriving mid April! (That's my ADD kicking in....like this information couldn't wait until tomorrow!)

So here it is...two new project books being published by Primitive Quilts and Projects Magazine!


"Primitive Wool Applique" Volume 1
$24.95 for the book (wow price $22.45)
14 projects from previous PQ&P magazines
Pre-order with us now to make sure you get one!
Arriving mid-April


"Primitive Hooked Rugs" Volume 1
$24.95 for the book (wow price $22.45)
6 projects from previous PQ&P magazines
Arriving mid-April

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And speaking of  Primitive Quilts and Projects Magaine....
the new Summer issue will be shipping next week!


$9.95 for the issue (wow price $8.95)
Some awesome patterns coming in this issue (we got a sneek peek)

One pattern that will be in this new issue....

"Antique Garden" by the Moda Designers
Using the new Millbook Series fabric...coming in May!!

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(Monday, April 6th)

Kits Available!!

"Awakening" by Crane Designs
Complete wool kit with backing and pattern - $44.95
Pattern only $10.00

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  Three new patterns just arrived....


$13.95 for pattern (wow price $12.55)


$10.00 for the pattern (wow price $9.00)

 "Living in the Sunlight"
by Timeless Treasures!
$10.00 for the pattern
Model and kits coming soon!

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Coming back in....


Just in time for a Spring project!
"Chubby Chicks"
$8.00 for the pattern
Charm pack friendly!!

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On a quick note just to let you know...

Shawn bought the Watch business out at the fairgrounds recently and until he finds a permanent weekend employee, I'll be helping him out.
Jennifer Helms and Doris McGlothlin have  generously agreed to help us out on Saturdays until things fall into place for Shawn!
So we have two new "Lone Star Girls" and we are thrilled to have them!

(I will be in the shop working on the 18th)

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Coming back in....shipping next week!!

"Aged" Indenture fabric
A wonderful heavy weight "muslin"...perfect for pillows, bags, etc!
$13.95 per yard (wow price $12.55)

(The first bolt that came in lasted 20 minutes in the shop and I didn't even get to see or touch it!)

We're taking pre-orders on this now...if you want some, just let us know!

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NOW IN THE SHOP!

 "New York Beauty"
$63.95 for the book (wow price $57.55)


 "Of Cloth and Thread"
$49.95 this book (wow price 44.95)
I believe we are sold out of this right now with pre-orders
More coming soon!

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This month's meeting of Lone Star's Backdoor Rug Group will be 
Sunday, April 19th from 1p - 5pm.
This will be our last meeting for a couple of months while I help out at the 
Watch Shop...so we're taking a bit of a "Spring Break"
Hope you can make it on the 19th!

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Don't forget!

Kim Diehl's What Not Groups meet tomorrow and next Tuesday!
Saturday, April 11th and Tuesday, April 14th!!

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Coming in next week...

 Limited number available...
$13.95 for the issue!

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Also coming in next week...

Two new cross stitch patterns by Kathy Barrick


"Bird's Eye View"
$9.00 for the pattern (wow price $8.10)
 
"Good Intentions" 
$9.00 for the pattern (wow price $8.10)

That's it for this week....until later....

Lisa and the girls at Lone Star