January 26, 2011

Thanks, Leah!

It's such a pleasure to be writing this post and sharing this with you because i just love when a collaborative effort comes to fruition.
A little over a month ago, Leah at Burgundy Buttons contacted me to let me know that two very talented ladies had created quilt designs using Central Park. She even sent me pictures and both quilts are so creative and fun! They're also very different from one another which is something i'm always amazed to see. I mean it's the same fabric, and yet it's like fingerprints and snowflakes...no two are ever the same.

Leah also let me know that both of these quilts are scheduled to be featured on the Moda Bake Shop and that she would be making kits of each and offerring them for sale on her website! I don't know if you've seen any of the kits she puts together, but she packages them in small bakery boxes that are just so cute they make you want to eat the fabric contained inside (well, you know what i mean).

On top of all this good news, Leah asked me if i'd be interested in designing some custom fabric quilt labels to be included in each kit. Of course i would (and did)!! It was my privilege. I had never done that before but really enjoyed trying to echo the spirit and design of both quilts into a coordinating little label. So you'll get one of these in the kit as well.

I just wanted to take a moment to thank Leah for all her efforts in coordinating this to come together in such a thoughtful way! It was such a pleasure to be a (teenie) part of it.

The first of these two talented designers and their quilts will be featured on the Moda Bake Shop tomorrow. I'll be featuring them here, too, and will give you all sorts of linkies! See you then.


  1. Awesome Kate! I love Leah her customer service is top rate. My friend Brooke has a picture of a table runner she made with CP on her blog today if you want to look... she would probably love to get a comment from you http://sillymamaquilts-sillymama.blogspot.com/2011/01/seen-this.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Sillymama+%28SillyMama%29

  2. Thank you Kate, I am still on cloud 9 that you designed the label for my kit :) It is just so awesome!!!

  3. Oh, and Isn't Leah just the greatest!!! I want to bundle her up in a box and bring her to my house :)

  4. Right now I am working on the Postage Stamp quilt a long with Rachel at P.S.I Quilt and am using Central park, its coming out so cute, bright, happy and just in time for Spring.

  5. Leah is the absolute bestest! Sweet as strawberry pie, that girl!

    I can't wait until tomorrow to see the quilt and your label!!!

    Thanks so much Kate!

    *high fives and hugs* :)

  6. Leah at Burgundy Buttons is great! I have two of the boxed kits already, might just have to have a third! Can't wait to see the Quilts!

  7. OMG!! I am giddy, excited and dancing all about my craft room over these compliments. However- it is I that plays the teenie roll here! Kate, Melissa and Karrie are all so super talented- all I do is box it up and pray for a packaging inspiration. You gals deserve all the credit! Thanks so much for the opportunity to work with you!

  8. Leah is absolutely the best - and I don't even have a dog in this hunt! Just a customer, and a member of the Music City Modern Quilt Guild which she has just begun..... She has fabulous customer service and is just a lot of fun!! Hooray for Leah!!


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