The Selvedge Edge by Janice Pope (Guest Blogger)

Blank Quilting Adds Selvedge Art
by Janice Pope

Inspiration happens at unexpected moments sometimes. Recently I was sewing with some fabric from The Blank Quilting Corp. and was thrilled to find these cute selvedges. The new line, Route 66, which ships in January, will have the US Highway emblem in a variety of colors along the selvedge. If you are one of those people who never wastes fabric (and I hope you are) you will love to use these cute emblems for creative projects.

Route 66 

How delighted I was to find that the Symphony Suite line used treble clefs to show off the colors for that line. How great for those music lovers in our lives! Here is a peek at those.

Symphony Suite

There are several projects available in the marketplace which use selvedges.  I have not used one of those projects yet, but seeing these cute ones makes me want to try it!  Don’t you agree?

Starting with a focus fabric, it is possible to use the colors on the selvedge edge to choose tone on tone fabrics to make a quilt. Many times a focus fabric has a large variety of colors used in it.  Using this method can allow a quilter, who is not confident with their own abilities, to choose fabrics, to do so with confidence. Then the focus fabric can become the border or backing.

As The Blank Quilting Corp. fabrics start to arrive in your local store, take a look at the selvedges. Here are just a few which will be shipping in the coming months.

 
If you are looking for great selvedges for a particular selvedge project, ask for The Blank Quilting Corp. fabrics to see some awesome choices.

Blank Blog Bonanza: Monthly Special For January 2016: New Year Cheer


Dear Valued Customer,
Let me be the first to wish you a very happy new year.  HAPPY NEW YEAR!  We are going to start this year off with a BBB called New Year Cheer.  

For this BBB, there are 2 special offers, plus a kicker:

  • #1.  If you buy 15 bolts of any full priced 44/45″ fabric for one delivery, you will receive one free bolt from the Crushed line…color of your choice.  If you buy 25 bolts of any full priced 44/45″ fabric for one delivery, you will get 2 free bolts of Crushed.  Finally, if you buy 50 bolts of any full priced 44/45″ fabric for one delivery, you will get 5 free bolts of Crushed.  If we have a rush on this BBB and sell out of the Crushed color that you want, we will replace it with another color.  Here are the colors of Crushed that are available.
  • Amazon
  • Black (limited quantities available)
  • Cocoa
  • Coral
  • Daffodil
  • Fuchsia (limited quantities available)
  • Gold
  • Peridot
  • Purple
  • Royal
  • Sky Blue

  • #2.  If you buy 8 bolts of any full priced 108″ wide fabric for one delivery, you will receive one free bolt from the Windsor 108″ line…color of your choice.  If you buy 20 bolts of any full priced 108″ wide fabric for one delivery, you will get 3 free bolts of Windsor 108″.  Finally, if you buy 50 bolts of any full priced 108″ fabric for one delivery, you will get 8 free bolts of Windsor 108″.  If we have a rush on this BBB and sell out of the color that you want, we will replace it with another color.  You can view all the Windsor 108’s by clicking this link.
  • THE KICKER:  If you buy 20 bolts in total for either offer (no combining 44/45″ & 108″) and make the delivery for AT ONCE, we will ship your order freight free too!

To those of you who placed orders that would have fallen in to these specials prior to January, thank you for your business, but we are sorry that the special can only apply to orders taken in January.  Please note that the December special is officially over.  We hope you continue to take advantage of the BBBs.  

To take advantage of this special offer:

 
If you aren’t registered to buy from the website, you should go through that process as it doesn’t take very long and once you are all set, ordering is really easy.  Please note that all the reps will have a bunch of new lines starting the first of 2016. 

To New Year’s Specials!
Your Blank Quilting Sales Team