Thursday, April 29, 2010

Mother's Day Tablerunner sneak peek!

Not quite finished, but almost! This is the tablerunner we will be making for "Mother/Daughter night!! This picture doesn't do it justice it is much cuter!
The class is schedule for Tuesday May 4, I made a boo boo and said it was Saturday May 8. So, if you haven't got plans bring Mom down and have a special sew with her. We will have refreshments and a whole lot of fun!
I just had to post the picture below, it is Sandi Hendersen's new book hot off the press!! I thumbed through it and thought it looked fantastic!! We have a limited amount so call the store and reserve yours!!

Good Night,

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


I am on a roll here my friends! Finished another project! This is "Buttercup" from the Anka's Treasure Book "Stop, Drop and Roll". I made it out of a jelly roll of "Verna" by Kate Spain (love her) Now, I need to get it off to the quilters and start my next project!! Giving myself "Big" pats on the back!! I'll post pictures of it quilted and bound soon!!
Toodles Friends!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

TaDa! Creations: Nursing Cover {Tutorial}

TaDa! Creations: Nursing Cover {Tutorial}

Nursing Cover Tutorial

Not a day goes by where we aren't asked "Do you have a pattern for a nursing cover?" We used to carry a pattern, but they became available for free all over the internet. Since then we have directed everyone to "Google" it on the internet. Some look at us as if we have lost our minds, (which in most cases we truly have) so, after searching a whole bunch of "tutorials" I decided to link you to this one
at Ta Da Creations. The link is posted above this post because I am challenged and couldn't get it to work!!

Friday, April 23, 2010

New, New and more New!!

Oh my!! we are busting at the seams with some fabric yumminess!! I can't even begin to tell you how cute these lines are. Yes, we have the entire line of all 3, plus all of the precuts~jellies, charms and layer cakes! I can't sew fast enough to keep up with all the new coming into the shop. I was cutting today for customers and every time I cut a new piece I kept thinking "oh, man, I need some of this" I am going to have to have Tom and Parker get an apartment, Shelby and I are taking over!
Off to sew & create:)

Thursday, April 22, 2010

New Lakehouse Fabrics!!

For those of you who have been waiting for the new Lakehouse fabrics from Holly Holderman, wait no more my friends, IT'S HERE!!!! Dolly Dresses 3 & 4 arrived and its fantastic!! Pop over to her blog and check it out We opened the boxes and couldn't cut it fast enough. We have lots of great new patterns to go with it so stop by and check it out!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Big Shot Scalloped Circle Quilt

Remember my obsession with the Big Shot Die machine? Well this is my latest quilt I have to start, It's made with the scalloped circle dies (small, medium, & large) A couple (Chris, Ashley & Jamie) of my friends made them a while ago but of course I wasn't going to start another quilt. Well, I am breaking down, I have had several come through the shop and I have fallen in love. I am not sure who made the pattern or if there even is one but it is about a 6-7 inch background fabric and then you stack the 3 scalloped circles on top of each other and raw edge applique. Cute doesn't begin to describe how adorable these are. I haven't decided what fabric to use yet, Hmmmm...., maybe the new Lakehouse Doll Dresses. I'll keep you posted with my progress!! You can buy your machine through a local Stampin Up rep.
I am off to cut with my machine:)
PS. Rumor has it that FreeSpirit Fabric is going to be partnering with Sizzix, girls, get your machine you will love it!!!

A tutorial compliments of Loft Creations

During Saturday's Open House, and several quick how to's on the Dresden Plate and the handy dandy ruler. I searched on line for a great tutorial and found one over at Loft Creations. Stephanine has a great blog so be sure and check it out! Her tutorial is fantastic so if I didn't get all of your questions answered she will.
Have fun!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Our Open House!

This is such a cute baby quilt, and whoo doesn't love owls

This is our class on begininng Dresden Plate. If you get a chance hop on over to Lori Holts Bee in my bonnet blog she has been making these and hers are really cute!

V-ROOM a really cute quilt for a baby boy!

A great creation from "All my Bags" made in the yellows and reds from "Make Life"

This cute frilly apron has been such a hit in the shop! Designed by one of our very own Material Girls!

This cute quilt is called "little sister big sister" and it is made out of Riley Blakes newest line Summer Song!

This is "5 & Dime" and it is our beginning quilt class for this quarter.

I figured I would give you a glimpse into some of the new quilts we have up for our "Open House" It is definitely "Spring" here at the shop so be sure and stop by for some great eye candy!! For a list of our classes check out our website! If you love what you see we have kits for all of the quilts! Just give the shop a call!
See ya soon!
Nadine & the girls!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Have you heard?

Have you heard? We are the newest addition to the Wasatch Front Shop Hop. If you don't know what the shop hop is, it is a 4 day party, with 15 local quilt shops. Happening June 16-19. Mark your calenders now ladies it is going to be a whole lot of FUN! Check out the blog for more information

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Have you heard of this.....,

Have you heard of The DIY Dish? Kim & Kris (twin sisters) and the owners of the website Well, they have started a web show called and this week through April 30th they are giving a gift from our shop valued at $100.00. So, pop on over there and check it out tell them Material Girls sent you!! Your gonna love it!
Good Luck

PS.Don't forget that our "Spring Open House" this weekend! April 16 & 17!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

"Spring Open House"

It's Material Girls "Spring Open House" Friday & Saturday (April 16 & 17) We have lots of exciting things planned for this weekend. We will have our new class schedule out (you can view this at our website), New quilts are adorning our walls, Games and prizes, and lots of SALE!! It's the party of the season!! So mark your calenders and we will see you this weekend:)
Nadine & the "Girls"

Monday, April 12, 2010

Summer Song!

Well, This is sure to make you want to sing. "Summer Song" by Riley Blake arrived at the shop. Birds and trees in bright pinks, orange, yellow & green make this line a must have for all. Don't forget that Material Girls orders the entire line so if you are wanting a fat quarter of every piece we have it!!
PS~Stay tuned for news on our Spring Open House, this weekend April 16 & 17th!! Lots of fun things planned and new class schedule!

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Random Ramblings!

I have been feeling really behind lately, you know the feeling your list of to~do's is longer than your page your writing them on!! I do it to myself, or most of it anyway. I am always in a hurry with really no place to be. I will admit I might be a little ADD, and I have been known to talk alot or so some tell me, (ME? talk alot?) I can't stand dead air so I feel I must fill it with my cheerful musings plus, I always have something to say, and I do think I am pretty funny! I have been really busy sewing this past week, so far I have finished: A tablerunner, a wallhanging, a quilt, helped Shelby with a quilt, and have 2 more to finish!! Sheesh, just typing all that made me tired!! My new office/sewing room number 2 is almost picture ready! I will post pictures of all my finished projects next week along with the big unveiling of my craft room.
See ya later:)

Thursday, April 8, 2010


Wow, I love to hear how people got started into the world of craftiness!! It really does tie us all together. I have made some of the best friends through this creative world we live in. So, with any further wordiness by me, here are the winners!!
Megan~Cupcake pattern
Life in red shoes~ in grandmas closet pattern
Mary on Lake Pulaski~Tic Tock pattern
Luv to quilt~noteworthy pattern
If you guys want to e-mail with your information I will get these right out to you!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

gosh, I am giveaway happy!!

Okay, I have been so excited about the new patterns by "I done my best" I have decided I will be giving one of each design away!! That's 4 winners!! If you love to stitch (embroider) then leave a comment telling me who taught you to stitch and what your first stitchery was! Mine was a pillowcase, that my mom had. I think she bought the kit a Woolroth's (remember those) Also become a follower, as we are in the giving mood lately, and its a great way to keep up on whats happening at Material Girls!

Friday, April 2, 2010

And the winner is..............,

Okay, you guys had so many great ideas on how you would use the "Clip it Up" They are a great product. Be sure and check out their website as they offer a ton of great products. But, I could only choose one winner and that is "me" not me but the post by "me" confusing I know but if your her you need to contact me at the shop or send me an e-mail. We will be having a giveaway again soon, so check back often.

Happy Birthday Parker!!

Wow, Time really does fly. Seventeen years ago today I was at LDS Hospital giving birth to Parker. He was a little bitty guy, and they had to take hime by C-section and keep him at the hospital. Shelby loved him from the get go and wouldn't leave him alone, and still won't she is a mother hen to him. Parker we love you and are so glad you are part of our family!! Have a Happy Birthday!!
Mom and the fam!!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

I done my best!

I have been meaning to post this for a couple of weeks and haven't gotten around to it. When I first started stitching one of my "Favorite" pattern designers was "i done my best" by Saundra White. I anxiously awaited anything new she would come out with. Then she decided to pursue other things,(sad face for me!) I am quite sure she thought I was stalking her because, everytime I ran into her I would beg her to re-release her patterns. (I even ran into her daughter and her daughters friends and begged them to get her to do them.) Well, I guess my persistence paid off..., because she has 4 new patterns!! Yahoo!!
Happy Stitching!