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February 18, 2010

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Good Bye Cotton Spice

February 18, 2010

I am sad about having to say Good Bye to Cotton Spice. I poured out my heart and soul into this business, but I am not healthy enough to continue working it. The site will only be up a few more weeks, and then it will be taken down. If there was anything you wanted to get there, get it now! 🙂

Copies of Cotton Spice Quilting Magazine can be downloaded at Currclick.com That link will take you directly to my account page, where you can download CS Quilting Magazine, or purchase copies of Ruby, and a few other things I have for sale there.

My new blog is HERE and my new email address is karne144 @ yahoo dot com.

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed this part of my life, I’ve met some awesome ladies through CS, and become friends with many of them. I feel privileged that I was able to do this for as long as I did.

You can still follow me and my projects at my new blog, but no more business, it’s all about my Needlework projects – sewing, knitting, embroidery and of course, my family.

Hugs to all of you. Karen

It’s Polka Dot Day! Come by and shop!

January 22, 2010

polkadotad.gifAre you like me – you need an excuse to shop? Well, what better excuse is there, than to celebrate Polka Dots! 🙂

Rochelle has her patterns on sale

Kathy from Australia has her patterns on sale – have you seen her patterns? oh my! this is the perfect chance to try one!

Christina, one of our newer designers has her patterns on sale

and Bridgett’s knitting patterns are on sale  and of course, mine are on sale too… why not? 🙂

We have a lovely spring like day today, but tomorrow it’s back to the 30’s….

You’re invited to celebrate Polka Dot Day with us!

January 15, 2010

Did you know January 22 is Polka Dot Day? Well, it is! To celebrate this awesome holiday (cause what’s more fun than Polka Dots?) we will be having 20% off select patterns. More details to come!

Countdown to Christmas – Day 18

December 18, 2009


“Winter Friends” by Rochelle Martin of Cottage Quilt Designs.  Cute, Cute, Cute placemats… with the Instant Download pattern, some nifty fusible applique…you still have time to make these for Christmas gifts! This could be just what you’ve been looking for! Click on the picture to go direct to the page to buy, and remember, discount shows up in your shopping cart. This pattern is on sale today only!

Countdown to Christmas – Day 14

December 14, 2009

Whoops…. who turned up the speed on days going by? I don’t even know if I remember them!!! So, today you’ll get 2 patterns on sale….

First, a super cute hat from Bridgett at Rambling Designs – This hat will make someone very happy – nice warm lace pattern! The pattern originally sells for 2.50… with the sale today, it’s $2!!! What a deal!


callalilies.jpg And this gorgeous table runner from Rochelle at Cottage Quilt Designs. I love calla lilies, don’t you?

You can click on both pictures to go directly to their page where you can purchase them. Remember, the discount shows up in the cart.

I hope you’re all making good progress on your gift making!

Countdown to Christmas – Day 11

December 11, 2009

Today we are featuring a quilt pattern from Quilt Block Dash – specifically one that I designed…for my own birthday! But, this would be a beautiful Christmas quilt, with just a small change in colors.


A click on the image will take you directly to the page, and the discount will show up in your shopping cart!

Merry, Merry – whether it’s birthday or Christmas! Wouldn’t this make a nice gift for your best quilting friend?

Countdown to Christmas – Day 9 – 10

December 9, 2009

And just because this is so cute and quick to make for this coming Christmas…it’s still up today! 🙂 Enjoy!!!!

A new pattern on sale today – "Snowflake Tablerunner and Candle Mat" by Rochelle Martin of Cottage Quilt Designs.


Now… is that cute or what?!?!?!?! It’s on Sale TODAY ONLY!

Countdown to Christmas – Day 7-8

December 7, 2009

This pattern is being held over 1 more day to celebrate with the winner of our Giveaway! See end of post 🙂

“Eagle of Pengwern” by Bridgett from Rambling Designs. This is the pattern on sale today, if you haven’t made one of Bridgett’s pattern, you’re missing out! They are gorgeous, the pictures don’t do them justice! (I have test knit for her, so I know!) 🙂



Bridgett writes, “This was the first shawl pattern I ever wrote for sale! It is near and dear to my heart. This shawl has a faroese type shaping and a middle panel. It will envelope you like wings when it is done and will stay wonderfully on your shoulders. You can also wrap it around you, cross it in front and tie the ends of the cloth (the “tips” of the “wings”) behind your back. You could make it bigger if you wanted to, just add repeats in the end.”

Click on the picture to go directly to this patterns page. Regular price $6, on sale today ONLY for $4.80! Even if you don’t knit, this is a great gift for your knitting friend 🙂

Giveaway Winner!!!!!

After wading through all the comments and adding in the extra entries…which took me a good part of yesterday 🙂 we finally have picked out the winner!



Grace! You are the winner of the Pink and Green shawl! Congratulations, I’ll be sending you an email now 🙂

Countdown to Christmas – Day 6

December 6, 2009

“Thee Guiding Light? designed by Margaret Bucklew is  35.5" x 17.5"


This is Margaret’s second new Christmas pattern this year, Isn’t it just beautiful? It’s on sale today only!