Archive for June, 2011

Books for Sale!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

I need to let go of some of my books!  I won’t embarrass myself by telling you how many I have but I have got to let go of more than just a few.

I am starting with my vintage books.  I love them because they are all about hand work.  There is stuff about machine sewing, quilting and such ,but mostly they cover hand work.

Top :  Quilting, Patchwork and Applique: A World Guide by Caroline Crabtree and Christine Shaw (Oct 29, 2007, $10.00 + Shipping of $4.00

Middle: (right to left):   McCall’s Needlework Treasury: A Learn and Make Book, by McCall’s Needlework and Crafts. (Jan 1964) $10.00 + Shipping of $4.00,     Needlework in America: History, Designs, and Techniques [Hardcover], Virginia C. Bath (Author) $10.00 + Shipping of $4.00 ,    America’s Glorious Quilts [Hardcover] Dennis Duke (Author) $10.00 + Shipping of $4.00

Bottom: (Right to Left):  Hawaiian Quilt Masterpieces, Robert Shaw (1996) $10.00 + Shipping of $4.00 ,     Applique Stitchery, by Jean Ray Laury(1966) $10.00 + Shipping of $4.00,       Homespun and Blue: A study of American crewel embroideryby Martha (Genung) Stearns (1963) $10.00 + Shipping of $4.00

If you are interested in more than one book I can  make you a deal.  Also, I will have to figure out the shipping cost on shipping more than one book.  I will ship everything Media Mail unless you specify differently.

July’s Embroidery Pattern: Mermaid

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Here is a nice summertime  mermaid for your embroidery pleasure.  Some of you might notice that it’s a mermaid from one of my art prints.

To get the full size pattern click on the image.

Leaping Lotus, this Sunday!

Friday, June 24th, 2011

I am going to be selling my wares in the parking lot at Leaping Lotus, located in the Cedros Design District, Solana Beach,CA.

I’ll be there 11:00 to 6:00 so I hope to see you there!

Four reasons why I think that I would be a great children’s book illustrator.

Monday, June 6th, 2011

ps- Don’t worry, I haven’t given up on doing a craft book.  In fact, I am part of a quilt book that will be coming out soon.

June’s Embroidery Pattern: Isn’t it Fawny?

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

“Isn’t it Fawny” is suppose to be a joke.  You know, like “Isn’t it funny”.  Hah, hah. 

Oh well…

Fawn by Andrea Zuill

 Fawns are pretty symbolic of Spring.  Aren’t they?

Have Fun!

Click on the image to see the full size pattern.