Scarlett has started a blog!
It's finally happened. Scarlett has started a blog
on Goodreads and she would like to invite you to visit her blog
to read her posts! You can add her blog to your rss feed to be automatically updated when she makes new posts. Please feel free to share her posts on Facebook or Tweet about them with Twitter. Comments are encouraged and Scarlett will try to answer any questions you may have about her posts. Her blog will range over a variety of topics, but will currently be focused on her new Celtic design book project, scheduled for publication next Spring. Announcements will be made on the blog for any upcoming news!
9 day tour of Ireland in June 2013!
Scarlett is looking for quilting friends who would like to visit Ireland next year! Sew Many Places
has put together a land tour package for June 5th thru 13th, 2013 that will include visits to the 2nd International Quilt Festival of Ireland in Galway, Ashland Castle, Blarney Castle and other scenic places around Ireland. The price of this 9 day land tour is $1998 USD for double occupancy and for the additional cost, Sew Many Places
would be happy to assist you in making airline reservations from the airport of your choice. Their toll free number in the USA is 877-887-1188 or please visit the IQFOI
website for more information or to register online for Scarlett's tour group
. If Scarlett is able to gather 20 people for her tour, she has plans for some very special group activities. Each member of her group can choose to participate in a friendship block swap and collect more signatures for those blocks at the International Quilt Festival.
100 Blocks Magazine News
Have you been collecting Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks
magazine? Issue #6 is due out on November 3rd and Scarlett has a brand new Celtic style applique block, Merlin's Keystone, in this upcoming issue! On the Quiltmaker
site, you can order the print version or digital version of back issues, as well as the Quilts from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks magazine and their new book, 200 Blocks, which has all the blocks from issues #1 & #2, both of which are out of print as magazines and are only available digitally. Scarlett's Celtic applique block, Nucleus, is in the 200 Blocks book!
News & Other Events
Scarlett's stencils feature the four elements, Fire
, which Scarlett used in her quilt pattern, Could It Be Magic?
Use these stencils to mark fabric for appliqué, quilting, embroidery & other craft uses. Scarlett is already working on the next batch of stencils, which will be the six Celtic border designs from her quilt pattern, Celtic Circuits
. These borders will range in size from 1 3/4" wide to 5" wide. The stencil shown on the right is Earth
For shop owners and other businesses who are interested in placing wholesale orders, please download Scarlett's Celtic & More Wholesale Catalog
(Hancy Mfg. Company
) is handling distributor orders for Scarlett's Celtic stencils.
Have you made a Celtic quilt? Scarlett is looking for pictures of Celtic quilts to use in her lectures on Celtic applique and she would love to see yours! Please email your pictures, along with the quilt title, size and any info about it, to Scarlett.
Have you made a quilt from one of Scarlett's Celtic & More patterns? Scarlett will give quilters who email her a picture of their finished project a free Celtic & More e-pattern of their choice. This offer is good for the first 6 quilts submitted for each pattern. Please check the individual pattern Galleries to see how many have been turned in!
Don't forget to download Scarlett's Celtic & More PDF catalog
, which is updated regularly!