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Get Ready Folks Summer is Coming and its a busy one for us!

 June 001signals the start of a lot more activity in the shop, winters finally over!  Our Wisconsin Shop Hop officially begins  on June 3 and it goes until June 25th.  We are all feeling patriotic as always and getting ready for our first gathering.  Grand Olde Flag  begins June 13th.   Row by Row and Summer begins on the 21st and our Annual spring Green Art Fair is is on the 25th 018and 26th.  Yes in deed we are busy as little shop girls bees!

Speaking of bees, they are all the rage these days, more and more people are getting into raising them and harvesting the honey.  Our shop girl Roxy has the best bees and honey ever!  Lucky us, because she shares.   You must have noticed this phenomenon  is transferring into the fabric and home decor industry too.  I am crushing on it because we have some wonderful little needfuls that look soBee-Hive-Canvas-Bag great in that modern 18th Century Farmhouse Decor that is trending big time this year.  I’m loving our reproduction antique canvas, we have two and honestly I have to say they look really swell with the Repro Tobacco Basket sets.  The canvas prints are sold in a set for $150.00.   I know you are going to love the new “Bee Fantastic Qui005lt”, it measures 64 x 80, the kits is priced at $145.75 and the pattern was taken out of the new Big Book of Scrappy Quilts.  This book is a gem, it has patterns ranging from crib-size to King – size and there are 77 featured patterns for only $29.99.  Gwen is also making a quilt out of the same book we are calling her new quilt Summer Sangria.    The faStar-Spangled-Banner-Canvasbric we chose is a great mix of Bee related fabrics from MODA.  Deb Stain  is the designer of the Bee Creative fabric line.  It’s fun but sophisticated, we love the honey colored prints mingled in with the grey and black.    It has great bees ladies and the journal papers and honey combs complete the quilts ch004arming appeal.  You probably noticed this amazing canvas tote with the bee skep.  Its handy, useful and bee people it was made for you and only $24.00.  We also have a great Star Spangled Banner flag bag available that is the same size and price.  008Gwen has everything in the shopping cart.

  There’s a little something about tomatoes this year. Selma and I were a little taken with these silk vines and hope you will see why.   They are so real, you might just try to eat them.  I said try.  The vines are full  of sun kissed, green and ripe cherry tomatoes.  Priced at  $27.50 per vine.  I can see them used in you summer decor in old or new crocks or what about using them on your farm to002 table scape.  I saw this idea being implemented on public TV this morning.  Impressive.  How does this happen?  Look how great Stacy’s “Tomato Harvest Bag” looks  in this vignette.  Love the use 015of velvet and homespun.  Its a swell bag and the kit is available for $60.00.

  Suzanne and I have been house cleaning fabric, replenishing our sale fabrics and trying to get our fabric freshened up for our visiting guests012.  I love to see beautiful fabric and we have lots 016for you to get lost in.017  I hope you will plan on seeing us 001soon.  thought you might like to see the new summer bee skep bags filled with our summer daisy’s. Loving the color.