Nene

When Brenda was little, she lived in Hawaii. We’ve mentioned it before because Anneliese is still jealous. Anyway, Brenda remembers seeing robins from the mainland in the zoo and animals that were in the zoos on the mainland wandering around, including the nenes. A nene is a Hawaiian goose. When we came up with this
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Game Changer

We’re just back from our first market in Houston! And though the 83 degrees and humidity wasn’t the most fun, I’m not sure coming home to a forecast of snow was quite what we had in mind…But because I don’t want to go outside today, let’s start sharing some of our new quilts. First up
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Cotton Cuts Featured Designer for July

Since both the Eye Candy Quilters are July babies, it’s the perfect month to have something special going on. And as luck would have it, we do: we’re Cotton Cuts’ featured designer for the month of July! Cotton Cuts is a subscription box program for quilters, learn more about it by clicking here. When you
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Carrot Breath

I have a checkered history with rabbits. Most of the time I sympathize with Elmer Fudd, especially after they turn my potted plants into a tossed salad. However, once you get to Easter, they’re adorable. They should get as much of a fanfare in spring as the reindeer get for the winter. That’s how Carrot
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Fierce Protean

It all started last year when the lovely people at Andover asked if I wanted to play with fabric from a new designer. Her name was Sarah Golden, and her first line was to be Maker Maker. It was also going to be printed completely on Andover’s cotton linen blend, their tailored cloth. I’m a
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Protean

Word nerd alert! Why use a normal word when the $4 word will do. Sometimes we can’t help ourselves. Protean is defined as: readily assuming different forms or characters; extremely variable. changeable in shape or form, as an amoeba. a really cool quilt pattern that you should make right now. Our Protean actually started as
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Carpe Noctem

The idea for a full-sized Carpe Noctem quilt has been rattling around in my brain for the past couple of years. When I did my very first mini quilt swap, the first version of Carpe Noctem was born. I was really pleased with the overall idea, but I wanted the block to be bigger and
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Fierce Chain

One of our favorite patterns is our Island Chain quilt. There are just so many possibilities. So when the time came to make more fierce quilts, it was one of the first on the list. Introducing Fierce Chain! We kept it simple with a two color version, but this time did a black background. Lime
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Pin Primer

While at Quilt Market a couple of weeks ago, I was determined to wear my pins with every outfit. They’re new and shiny and they make me happy. Why not wear them all? But the questions I got over and over were, “How did you find quilt ones? Where did you get them?!” For most of my
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