There’s a New Girl in Town

Hello fellow Sis Boom admirers! My name is Lisa and I am the newest addition to Team Sis Boom! From here on out one of my many tasks here will be to serve as your Style Maven! We’ll talk about the latest trends in fashion, fabrics, furniture and many more things that don’t necessarily start with an “F”. Before we get to that, here’s a little bit about me: I grew up in Connecticut with a fierce passion for design.  While I studied creative writing my background includes running a children’s shop, bedding design, interior design, visual merchandising and being a pretty awesome Aunt to 4 little girls and 1 little man. In 2008 I caught a glimpse of my very fist Sis Boom design (in the collection “Bell Bottoms”) and instantly became a fan!  To quote my brand new Twitter account (www.twitter.com/lbeesa) I’m a “lover of laughter, textiles, elephants, pineapples, triangles, the beatles and much, much more!”  I am thrilled to be working side by side with Jennifer and Co. and cannot wait to meet and speak with each and every one of you!

 

For my first post I’ve decided to let my OCD get the best of me and bring something to your attention….Have you noticed that the dots featured in JennyEliza on the JoAnn Fabrics website look enormous?!? I promise you they are not! The image shown is a highly pixelated version! I want you guys to know exactly what you’re getting so below please take a look the ACTUAL scale of the dots featured on our lovely Sophie. I’ve included the pixelated version as well for your viewing pleasure. PHEW! I feel better getting that off my chest!

 

Thank you so much for welcoming me into your world Sis Boom fans!

 

Untill next time -

Lisa

 

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P.S. Here’s a picture of me in all my Sis Boom glory!

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Mollie Makes USA

Yup you heard right and we love the editor Katherine Stevenson so much….She’s doing it all right now and boy is she bringing it. Props for the All Star Girl.  Lets just say a delight to work with and totally on her game. The 4th issue of Mollie Makes is dynamite (ok so maybe we are in it)  but even if we weren’t you would go CRay CRay!!  Packed with unbelievable crafts and totally upscale it is the go to CRaft Magazine of our time.  Yes I said it… So stop what you are doing and go get you a copy……and enter the contest..yes starting today!!! #jennyeliza #jenniferPaganelli oh and follow JennyEliza on Facebook  divine dressdesign

 

Love a collaboration!!

Would love to hear what you think of Dandelion and Boo’s collaboration with Daisy and Poppy and Roses of Blue. We have joined together to raise money for Clown Doctors who bring some humour and smiles to children in hospital.  I love the idea of  of collaborating for a cause.  Making children laugh who are experiencing difficulty is probably the best cause there is.  Thank you for allowing us a glimpse of your happy moments in helping the cause. Best, Jenniferaprettysite

Letting you see into our show biz!

So we are open tomorrow Thursday the 21st in the evening 7-10 shop , eat goodies and make a garland!  Here’s some of the items you’ll see when you drop in..Also we are open Friday the 22nd of November from 10-5.  See you then.Lovely things jedi jenniferpatch jenjewel jeweledbell jeweledtree jeweled-piecetree

Our embroidered pillows

One thing that makes us so proud are the amazing embroidered pillows.  We will have plenty at the show and we’d love for you to take one home so if you mention #blogpost when you come you can get 20%off (just what’s in stock) !!!!  Yes that’s quite the savings!  We are so excited about this upcoming show and know that it will make you want to come back all three days!!!! Yes November 7-9 in Wilton you are welcome to come see, enjoy, and have a cuppa!!  Get some craft ideas, we love to share.  Ask us questions on how to create.  Watch our tutorials and get crafting for the Holidays!!!

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Sequined Trees Best Seller

Soon to come to our shop..sequined 7″ trees $38.00.  Not as easy as they look and they are amazing!!!  Crafts is my middle name and I love our Holiday show for our chance to show you what’s been budding over at Sis Boom.  I have way too much fun doing what I love.  These trees are no exception!!  So here is your personal invite!  Barbara Strawser with her Angels and Mermaids will have her own space so please come say Hello and there will be plenty of Lucky Girl on hand and lots of items made from your favorite Sis Boom fabrics. We love when you travel distances and come hangout with us it sweetens our lives!!! Well I better get back to work, the elves are a bit overwhelmed!!  See you soon!barbara bunnies belucky betree HolidayInvite

 

Barbara Strawser with her Angels and Mermaids will have her own space so please come say Hello and there will be plenty of Lucky Girl on hand and lots of items made from your favorite Sis Boom fabrics.
Starts: 11/07/2013 10:00 am
Ends: 11/09/2013
Duration: 8 hours:
40 East Meadow Rd
Wilton, CT
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Bittersweet

The bus went by today and it’s always a trigger for longing..It went by so fast and yet I am so grateful to be present for all of it.  There is so much that can take us out of the day to day , we see it all the time.  I ‘m just so glad to have felt all the good the bad and the ugly.  There is something so precious about being present and available to our kids.  I love mine to bits and  I do miss the wonder that they experience in front of you every day..It’s exquisite.  So when I saw this beautiful quilt on the beach that Jane from Maiden Jane made it made me miss their youth even more.  She created something so beautiful that will be packed with memories over the years!  Have you met Jane be sure to follow her she is delightful.  Crazy Love is no longer being produced but lots of places carry them.  Here’s one place I found. Quilt Home has a ton!!

Summers end

Summers end

Check this out!!!!!!

Hawthorne Threads ordered more Circa for those collectors (hoarders) out there!  They have cut you fat quarters and charm packs and all that good stuff.  So please take what you need to complete your Sis Boom Treasury!! We are so excited this line filled you with inspiration! We love all the ideas and are amazed at the talent out there!! This may be the end of it so grab up when you can!! The sellers shelves are making way for Lucky Girl!!!

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Timeless

So speaking of Lucky Girl Lynn Harris of the Little Red Hen made the most gorgeous quilt from Lucky Girl!!

We are so in love with this Herringbone design!!  Lynn you always turn us on with your amazing color choices and this one is no exception!  With the most sincere gratitude we thank you!!

Gorgeous Quilt from Lynn Harris

Gorgeous Quilt from Lynn Harris

A wonderful tote!!

Here’s the remarkable tote everyone talks about in our Happy Home book. We actually have a beautiful sunhat as well to show you the versatility of quilting cottons, not just for quilts but has expanded to apparel and home dec product categories.  We just adore Circa and are so glad you have decided to hoard that line because it will be years before it makes a comeback if at all.  It is a classic and will live on long after the shelves are depleted.  We thought we’d show you two of the projects from Happy Home done up in Circa for your viewing pleasure.  As you all know I have made it my mission to get these books into every sewist’s hands so they can have fun creating all the loveliness inside these books!! I know I belabor the issue but I love that these books connect us all and inform us of the aesthetic that is Sis Boom.  We love that you join us in our homage to color and all the artists that have gone before us in celebrating color!

So enjoy making the market tote and sunhat we appreciate you!!

Lovely to meet you!

Lovely to meet you!

Like my Hat??

Like my Hat??

 

 

 

Lucky Girl Patchwork!

How about some Lucky Girl patchwork pillows?!

Toss some sweet patchwork pillows on a cozy chenille chair. We patched these up in photoshop, but would love to see what YOU come up with! Don’t forget to use your hashtags!

Happy sewing and you go, Lucky Girls xo!

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