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Just in: Parson Grey, gauze and an online shop

by Gina

We’ve slowing been announcing the opening up of our new online store. It is something we’ve been asked about a lot over the years, and while we knew we couldn’t replicate our brick and mortar store, we worked out a selection of goods we felt were unique to the store and / or were requested frequently from faraway supporters. So, check it out. We’ll be adding more product, and feel free to let us know what you’d like to see up there. You can find it under the “shop” tab on our site, or just click here

As always, whenever you see something here on the ol’ Bolt Neighborhood that you would like to have in your fabric collection, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We’re more than happy to work with you to get you what you want.

Ok, onto fabric arrivals.

The newest designs from Parson Gray, that bottom print if by Brandon Mably.

And, new beauties from Martha Negley. She is one of my favs, I just love her style. I’ve used her past twig and horsetail prints in a variety of ways and have a collection of her other botanical prints waiting to be partnered with the perfect project. Even with something as current as feathers, I find her rendering timeless. You can see her previous feather print featured here in Heather’s gorgeous throw.

We have a “welcome back” to mention: white bubble gauze. You can check out April’s sweet printed swaddling wraps here. This is also a great choice for light, breezy summer attire.

See you soon!

Just In: Anna Maria Horner does it again

by Gina

I’m a big, huge really, fan of Anna Maria Horner. I’ve enjoyed most pieces she’s created over the years and have a whole lot of her things adorning my house and hanging out in my stash. This new group from her latest line, “Pretty Potent,” is no exception. Her colors glow, her scale is bold, and the designs themselves vary widely within a line. All things I adore. Hope you do too!

Stay tuned for apparel goods from this collection coming soon.

New trim! Well, the cherry trim is brand spankin’ new, the other two just look so nice with it, I couldn’t resist putting them in the picture.

Other new things around the store:

  • Fabulous children’s and women’s clothing patterns from Green Bee (the great folks that brought us this bag)
  • A lovely selection of sashiko sampler patterns—13” squares with the stitch pattern printed on. A must have for those of us who like to keep busy while out and about in the summer months.
  • Karen Kay Buckley’s “Perfect Pins.” These really are perfect. They are super thin and sharp, so they ease on into your fabric, smooth like soft butter on warm French toast. I know, that’s totally over the top, but I really am quite smitten with these pins.
  • Recycled poly thread cabinet! We’re pretty darn excited to offer a wider range of poly colors, and now on small spools too, and recycled no less! Same great Gutermann quality.

Don’t forget to check out the sure-to-be-moving show “Listen to your Mother” at the Alberta Rose Theatre on Sunday!

See you soon.

 

Just in: too much to list!

by Gina

We may have received so much in the past week that it would be easier to list what isn’t new.  Not really, but it feels like it.  A few things that aren’t going to show up in photos: a slew of new buttons, and more are on their way, simple, lovely cotton gauze in black and white, a replenished selection of shot cottons, and more.  Let’s get started with the photos, shall we?

Trims galore! Including these cute little packages of ribbed cuffs and waist-bands. I know, not the best pic, but I had to show you these sweet buttons/charms that arrived.  I’m thinking these little chicken charms would make some very fine zipper pulls.These great Japanese imports are so fun! Mt. Fuji dobby, crayon drawn dinos, seahorse double gauze, double sided starry denim, sweet floral shirtings. See the pandas?A variety of apparel goods have started rolling in.  Time to start planning your summer wardrobe.The latest arrivals of medium weight cottons: Ty Pennington’s latest group, Melissa Ybarra’s “Garden Party Tango,” and Tula Pink’s “Fox Field.”