Archive for 2014

ProtoQuilt is coming to Hauptstrasse QuiltFest!

For the very first time ProtoQuilt will be setting up a booth at Hauptstrasse QuiltFest in Boerne, Texas on May 3rd, 2014. That is this coming Saturday! 

Hauptstrasse QuiltFest is an annual outdoor quilt show in Boerne TX, which is a beautiful small town located only 30 minutes away from San Antonio, TX.  Admission is free, and there will also be food, live music, and vendors including me. Last year local antique stores and boutiques had window displays of their merchandise with antique quilts. It was such a treat to be there. 

Here are more information about Hauptstrasse QuiltFest.

At my booth I will be selling my quilt patterns, small and big framed quilts, triangle banners, quilted wrist purses, and many more cool items! I am very excited to meet other quilt enthusiasts, and perhaps I can introduce paper piecing to new quilters as well. 

If you live nearby, don't miss out on this fun weekend event, and I hope to see you there!

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New Patterns update

It's been a while since I last posted on my blog, and I have some new patterns. The very first patterned I designed this year was a horse pattern, because 2014 is the year of the horse. You can accentuate the horse in the pattern by putting a decorative triangular saddle on it and also by selecting slightly different colors for the mane and tail. As a follow-up, I designed a barn to go with the horse pattern. It is a typical barn shape that you would expect, but you can use the center design to make a window (with a peek-a-boo of a horse) or a barn quilt. It is really up to you to play with the pieces. I made two of each pattern and turned them into a little wall hanging quilt. I chose red and blue to be my main colors, yet this quilt would go well with any country style decor. 

I designed another really easy pattern: Circus Tent block. My camping tent pattern is a very popular free pattern, so I thought I could add yet another flair to the tent. I tried using primary colors: red, yellow, and blue, and it turned out to be a very cheerful and happy block. It only has 10 pieces in total and took me about 20 minutes to make it. I can see it being used in a quilt for little kids with flying geese or some other fun patterns around it. This pattern is free to download. Check out my Free downloads section and scroll all the way down!  

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