Posted by: Toni | March 26, 2008

Just for Mark. . .

I have a lot to share in photos, but wanted to post this one just for Mark Lipinski. Mark, I hope your little wonderful computer program, hears your name….Mark Lipinski 🙂 It was actually suggested from a customer to share this and I said you are so right—Mark would love to see this!

Alexander Henry makes some awsome cowboy fabric called Wranglers, we at the shop lovingly call it “Hunky Men”fabric.

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Well, of course it’s been a shop source of humor and jokes….and within 4 weeks the entire bolt has been sold. The first lady to purchase from the bolt got 3 yards to make a body pillow case for her 17 year old daughter…what a cool mom! Well, our youngest sales gal (aka my coworker) is highly talented and creative and fell in love with these hunky men and designed a pattern using the fabric — with the intend for a kit, unfortunately we have to wait til mid-April to get another bolt, hopefully.

Her quilt is finished and she is working up the pattern for sale, but here’s the finish project:

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Sharon (aka co-worker extrodinaire), took one of her own cowboy boots and created a feathery design (from the stitching on the boots) to be use as the quilting design in the log cabins area and then drew a boot to be quilted in each of the corners. The flying geese quilt design she created as well. Did I mention how talented this gal is!? Not to mention she is the princess of color in our shop (there is already a queen bee of color). She has name the “hunky man” in the center of her quilt – Josh.

Again, we should have a pattern for this quilt ready to sell by end of this week under $10. This pattern is actually good for any panel style fabric – asians, floral, kids, etc.

So Mark Lipinski, this post is just for you (and any other folk out there that love that hunky man fabric, but kinda clueless what to do with it).

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  1. Great fun! I’ve been looking for sexy cow girl pin up fabric for over a year. I saw some once and didn’t that the balls to buy it, what a mistake. Looking at how things are now, I shouldn’t be adding to stash any time soon.

    Nice to see your posts again. 🙂

    I hear you on adding to the stash! I’ve finally cut the urge to purchase unless I need it for a project. I’m doing well keeping focus on the UFO’s I have on hand to work on, though I’m getting to the point where I have to actually quilt some tops to keep busy 🙂 Thanks for commenting.

  2. Oh, I feel like such a bad friend, I didn’t realize that you had moved! My computer had been down for a couple of weeks and I have my bloglines set up but when I got it going again, my Bloglines said like 350+ posts, so I just deleted them and started over reading. I had not saw a post from you since I had been back on line, so I wondered if maybe my Bloglines was not working right, so I went over to your blog only to find that you had moved!

    I love that fabric! That is so what I need! Wonder if hubby would mind if I made me a pillow out of it. Since I am “the quilting cowgirl” and hubby works nights, I really need me a hunky cowboy to snuggle 🙂

    I love you Civil War blocks so nice! How many do you have done?

    Congrats on your son! I’m sure you are very proud!!!
    Kristie

    I thought of you with this fabric. Most women giggle and say their husbands won’t allow this fabric in the house! But if yours is ok with it, I might have to make you a pillow case now ;). I have done 9 so far on the Civil War blocks, again just for my club. I need to work more on my DJ blocks. Thanks, my son is visiting us this week!

  3. Too funny! I had seen that fabric, but not made up so well!

    She is very talented. Not an easy pattern, but very nice showing off the hunky men folk 🙂


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