Prarie Pines
Prairie Pines

Countryside Wreath and Prairie Pines are two of the first four single patterns that started the Thimbleberries pattern collection some 27 years ago.  They remained in the collection until the Thimbleberries Studio closed a few years ago.  Many of you may have made one of these (or both) quilts.  The original Prairie Pines quilt was larger and made to look like a scrap quilt.  Check out the Reminiscing section for more Thimbleberries memories.  Both patterns are still available in my book, In Celebration of Quilting from Landauer Publishing.

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FREE PATTERNS from the past . . .  Just keep scrolling!

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Block CityBLOCK CITY flannel quilt

 

 

 

Sewing with FlannelSewing with Flannel

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West Wind ThrowWest Wind Throw… this is a great pattern for scraps you have in your stash. Combine with other quilts in your collection for a fresh look throughout the year. From my book Easy Living Quilts.

 

 

Tomato PincushionTomato Pincushions… you know, the iconic tomato pincushion we all remember from our childhood. They’re a perfect gift that can be given to friends for a small Christmas favor.

 

 

Pine Sachet BundlesPine Sachet Bundles are a perfect scrap project.  I use dried balsam needles in these bundles and put them in my mitten and scarf drawers, and also our coat closet.

 

 

Bar CodeBar Code Runner can be made in just minutes! Make it in many combinations to use throughout the year. It is also perfect for a lovely housewarming gift. Combine with a bottle of wine or candles for an impressive gift.

 

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Pumpkin Patchwork Napkins from the book Cottage Comfort by Lynette Jensen for Laudauer Publishing.

 

 

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Bubble Woolie, from the book Thimbleberries Scrap Quilts by Lynette Jensen for Landauer Publishing.

 

 

Table Treat Runner

 

 

 

Apple Stand RunnerApple Stand Runner

 

 

 

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August 31, 2015

Looking Back . . .

Growing a business is a lot like planting a garden.  It all starts with a few tools and a handful of tiny seeds planted in the proper soil that offer the promise of big, beautiful blooms.  If given the right amount of loving care along the way, a carefully cultivated garden can be a work of art and  afford lasting pleasure.  So it is with a business that begins as a mere vision and with great attention to detail, blossoms into an established brand.

For me, inspirations for designs have come from collecting everything from the unique to the ordinary.  My antique quilt collection has played a key role in my business.  I quickly transition beyond collecting quilts to quilt making and teaching others and in doing so, discovered I loved the world of designing quilt projects and quilting fabric.

I’ve had a good amount of time recently to reflect on my career and realize how lucky I have been to be able to turn a love of a craft into a successful career that lasted over 25 years.  And now, I have the opportunity to step back in and work with people that I respect with which I have so much in common.

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Generally, every one of my collections started with a family piece or a family memory.

The variety of textures, colors, shapes and added benefit of being quite utilitarian have given pottery an important place in my home and heart.  When I see the pretty bowls and brown pottery jars I’m fondly reminded of my grandmother’s special one that always held apple butter.  Vintage tin food containers and picnic baskets are constant reminders of a time when society was not based on everything being disposable.

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Even rusty tin picnic baskets artfully spend their final years serving as planters in my garden.

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One of the challenges when collecting is finding new uses for old things or a new way to display them so the collection makes an artful statement.  Gathering many of the same items together will make them look special.

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Photos from In Celebration of Quilting – 20 Years of My Best by Lynette Jensen for Laudauer Publishing.

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July 30, 2015

Looking back to my first fabric collection, Buttermilk Prints, to the present designs I am working on now, it is interesting to see the huge variety of collections that have come and gone. There have been spring and fall collections, Halloween and Christmas collections, children’s groups, flannels, woven plaids, novelties and panel prints.  The challenge was always to design something different yet, maintain the Thimbleberries style. Many of you have stashes of Thimbleberries fabrics much larger than mine. In general, I kept very little fabric, but I did keep favorite quilts that showcased the various collections.

I am often asked what have I done with all the quilts that were made for book and pattern publications.  Once my staff and I tried to calculate the number of quilts made at the studio and we are certain well over a thousand samples were produced over the 25 plus years. Obviously, I have not kept them all.  There have been a few charitable events that benefited from my collection.  Three in particular stand out.  Years back, I became involved with Habitat for Humanity.  The governors wives from each state in the US sponsored a “build”.  I sent off quilts to all fifty states.  The quilts were to be presented to the new home owner by the first lady of state.  All were distributed and those who organized this effort put together a scrapbook of all the heart warming  letters and pictures of the families that received the quilts.  Quilts have also been given to local Habitat for Humanity homes as well.  I always feel that every home should have a quilt to love.

Our local Historical Society is renovating the first home built in our town and the committee is always looking for fundraising possibilities.  I donated quilts for an auction that raised $10,000 for their efforts going forward. On a brisk October day, the quilts were hung on clotheslines stretched from tree to tree on the property of the historic house for people to view before the auction.  It was quite a glorious sight.

Screen Shot 2015-08-05 at 9.48.04 PMAlong with these two groups,  Faith’s Lodge was the recipient of countless quilts to fill the Thimbleberries Quilt Cupboard.  Faith’s Lodge Is a retreat home in upper Wisconsin that is available for families to grieve and heal from unexpected birth outcomes.  Each family was given a new quilt to take home as a reminder that others cared about their loss  during this time of healing.  Many Thimbleberries fans from all over the country also made quilts to send off to Faith’s Lodge.

Pictured below are some of my favorite quilts from the book New Collection of Classic Quilts by Lynette Jensen for Landauer CorporationUp North, page 94, Goldenrod Patch, page 178, Block Party, page 172, Winter Bright Throw, page 160.  These are among the quilts that have been donated to charities over the years.

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128 Comments on Vintage Thimbleberries

  1. KATHY HAYDEN
    March 15, 2017 at 1:13 am (2 weeks ago)

    looking for material for block of the month 3’s company – I can’t find in any store that carries Thimbleberries – I think this is around 2008-2011

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    • thimbleberries
      March 16, 2017 at 8:33 pm (2 weeks ago)

      Sorry, that fabric is long gone. As a matter of fact, Block of the Month fabric often sold out the year it was issued because of the popularity of the program. I am sure you can find others to substitute and for sure there might be enough scraps from other parts of the quilt you could use. The whole quilt design was meant to be a scrappy look that it will be easy to blend in fabrics other than those initially designated. Even the faux appliqué blocks are small enough that other fabric could be substituted.

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  2. Sandy Bessingpas
    March 13, 2017 at 4:28 am (2 weeks ago)

    Hi Lynette..so excited on this snowy day to discover your blogs. I have spent a lot of time scrolling through and reminicing about all the projects, clubs, home tours and visits to your studio In past years and so glad to have a chance to connect again and be inspired..thanks goodness I have a stash of past fabric collections to fall back on..

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  3. Donna
    March 8, 2017 at 11:20 pm (3 weeks ago)

    I purchased the kit for Pansy Park, washed all my fabric and was ready to start, then I had to move. Somehow in my move the fabric and patterns got separated. I have all the fabrics but no pattern. Where can I get the patterns for all the blocks of Pansy Park?

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    • Donna
      March 9, 2017 at 2:25 am (3 weeks ago)

      I found them. I have ordered the Big Book of Blocks…yeah now I can make the quilt. My next issue is that I have the 20/08 Thimbleberries Celebrate Box and haven’t a clue what I should make using all this great fabric. Any suggestions?

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      • thimbleberries
        March 16, 2017 at 8:40 pm (2 weeks ago)

        Those cut sizes in that box are not specific to a particular project. I think it is best to treat them as a fabulous treasure trove of well coordinate scraps for many seasons. I do love the box they were packaged in. I keep mine filled with wool projects that I can easily access to pick up whenever I want to do a little amount of stitching without having to organized a project. The box is so good looking that I don’t mind having it out and visible. It is almost an decorative accessory.

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    • thimbleberries
      March 16, 2017 at 8:50 pm (2 weeks ago)

      The patterns are obviously no longer available after this much time that has passed. The series was published in 2002. I have only my archive packet and have vowed to keep it and not sell it off.
      The retail value is $36 so well worth looking for in your books and patterns. The group may also be available on eBay. I have heard many quilters find past Thimbleberries products on that sight.
      Another option is to use other assorted 12 in blocks using the block fabrics and bordering it with the border fabrics as you would any other quilt. You would then get a very similar look to the original design.

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  4. Marlyn Curnow
    March 2, 2017 at 2:23 am (4 weeks ago)

    Is Lodge & Lakeside – Lakeland Pines still available? #LJ92381

    If not available may I have your permission to copy the above?

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    • thimbleberries
      March 3, 2017 at 8:31 pm (4 weeks ago)

      No, it is no longer available and you may copy the pattern.

      Lynette

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  5. Kathy Bessette
    March 1, 2017 at 1:43 am (4 weeks ago)

    I started quilting when I retired and purchased several Thimbleberries items from an estate. I especially loved a project called SAFE HAVEN PATTERN SERIES. I am finding missing pattern blocks and fabrics and would like to complete the entire project. I found a quilt shop with fabric by Thimbleberries…now I need to find the patterns. Do you have any idea where I could find this wonderful series. The finished quilt is 88″ x 96″. Thank you for all your wonderful patterns, projects and ideas.

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    • thimbleberries
      March 3, 2017 at 9:05 pm (4 weeks ago)

      The individual Block of the Month patterns are sold out but it was published in a book titled Big Book of Quilt Blocks. I am not sure were that might be available, but perhaps a search on the internet might give you some resources. If not, just repeat a house block in different fabrics. It will work out just fine.
      Lynette

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  6. Cheryl Goodale
    February 17, 2017 at 11:11 am (1 month ago)

    Looking for monthly patterns for 2004 Thimbleberries Quilt Club. Specifically March through December (have Jan and Feb). I have all the fabric, and the color reference guide. After years of being too busy, I’ve decided it’s time to tackle some unfinished projects, but can’t locate my instructions. I’m hoping someone out there might have information where I might find these.

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  7. Gwen Robson
    February 16, 2017 at 7:59 am (1 month ago)

    Desperately need a couple of yards of Pansy Park border. My kit was VERY short, and years later, I’m looking for discontinued fabric. No luck on Ebay or Etsy. Any suggestions?

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    • thimbleberries
      February 16, 2017 at 9:27 am (1 month ago)

      I am sorry, I don’t have any resources for old fabric lines. Perhaps one of the subscribers to my blog will have a suggestion.
      Lynette

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  8. Barbara Barger
    February 14, 2017 at 12:56 am (1 month ago)

    I am looking for the pattern for Thimbleberries Lodge quilt from 2008 if anyone can help I would appreciate it.

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  9. Kay Gabica
    February 2, 2017 at 2:19 am (2 months ago)

    I’m looking for the fabric you used on the Autumn Star Shine quilt that I saw on Fons & Porter not too long ago. I’m still waiting for The Love of Quilting magazine that has the pattern but would like to purchase fabric if its still available. Love your quilt patterns because they are so easy to follow and I’m just getting started quilting.

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    • thimbleberries
      February 7, 2017 at 10:45 am (2 months ago)

      Hi,

      Recently, Quilt Haven on Main, still had some Autumn Landscape left. Call them at 888-843-8215. They are very good at helping quilters find good substitutions if the fabric is sold out. Thanks.

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  10. Linda Stevenson
    January 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm (2 months ago)

    Hi Lynette…. I received a block of the month set you designed!
    I love it ! unfortunately I’m missing Blocks 2 and 10 of the Village Green pattern series…. Would you be able to help me complete this set! Thank You!

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    • thimbleberries
      February 7, 2017 at 10:50 am (2 months ago)

      I will dig in my archives and get back to you.
      Lynette

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    • thimbleberries
      February 11, 2017 at 12:33 am (2 months ago)

      Dear Linda…
      I found block 2 and 10 patterns for you from the Village Green quilt.
      If you are interested, send $12 to Lynette Jensen, 415 Washington Ave. W, Hutchinson, MN 55350. This includes free shipping in the US.

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      • Fae Suhler
        March 1, 2017 at 7:26 am (4 weeks ago)

        What year did the Village Green Pattern come out???

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        • thimbleberries
          March 3, 2017 at 8:33 pm (4 weeks ago)

          Village Green was the Block of the Month in 2010.

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      • Rose Estrada
        March 5, 2017 at 9:29 am (3 weeks ago)

        I never finished putting my Village Green quilt together. Started going through what I’ve done and found that I do not have the #17 border for the queen size dusk. Help!!!!
        Rose

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        • thimbleberries
          March 8, 2017 at 9:26 pm (3 weeks ago)

          So sorry, that fabric is no longer available. The Village Green collection is from many, many years ago. I am sure you will be able to find a suitable substitute.

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  11. Mary Etheredge
    January 21, 2017 at 6:21 pm (2 months ago)

    I need 1 yard of lake house quilt fabric 6920-2 the cream green leaf print to finish my quilt could you direct me to someone who might still have this.

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    • thimbleberries
      January 23, 2017 at 6:03 am (2 months ago)

      Sorry, I don’t have access or contacts for past fabric collections. Perhaps a substitution will work just find…it so often does.
      Lynette

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  12. Nancy Sutton
    January 7, 2017 at 7:35 am (3 months ago)

    I was lucky enough to get some homemade caramels from a friend a few years back and she put cinnamon oil in them they sure were yummy. Just thought I would share.

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  13. Dawn Pugh
    January 5, 2017 at 8:20 pm (3 months ago)

    Hello, I’m looking for a panel called “Lake Life”. I know it’s out of production bu tI was wondering if you have a couple panels around. I would take a couple 2-3 panels. Do you know of anyone who would have this panel?
    Thank you
    Dawn

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    • thimbleberries
      January 6, 2017 at 11:36 pm (3 months ago)

      So sorry, I don’t have any and I do not have a resource for you. That collection sold out quickly. Have your searched on eBay?
      Lynette

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  14. wanda helmer
    January 2, 2017 at 6:00 am (3 months ago)

    a few years back -when you were a member of the club, you received a free project each month. this year you were doing tea towels, I received all of them but the last one -December. could you please send a copy by e- mail if you can .thanks so much.

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    • thimbleberries
      January 6, 2017 at 11:38 pm (3 months ago)

      Hi,
      I am sorry, I don’t have copies of those projects any longer. I used cookie cutter shapes, so perhaps you could find a cookie cutter that would work for December.
      Lynette

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  15. Jean Perry
    December 12, 2016 at 3:34 am (4 months ago)

    I purchased Safe Haven block of the month at a yard sale. I thought it was complete. However as I am finding I am missing block 5. Is there any way I could get the pattern for this block? I realize I will not be able to get the kit but I should be able to get fabric in the color way if I have the pattern. Thanks in advance for your help.

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    • thimbleberries
      December 13, 2016 at 11:18 am (4 months ago)

      I am so sorry, I do not have any pattern sets left to rob from and the files no longer exist to reproduce. I suggest you just repeat one of the other similar size blocks in different colors and prints. I guarantee you know one will pick up on the repeat block, and if they do they will think it was meant to be.

      Lynette

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    • Jeanette
      January 4, 2017 at 8:57 am (3 months ago)

      Jean, these patterns are in the Big Book of Quilt blocks. Use the patterns you have to select colors.

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    • Glynn Garrett
      February 3, 2017 at 1:39 am (2 months ago)

      I have this set, and I will be construct bock 5 in a few weeks. Do you still need instructions?

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  16. Jackie Mathein
    December 8, 2016 at 10:58 am (4 months ago)

    Lynette,
    I met you several times in your shop/studio and at the holiday retreat at the seminary in St. Paul. Early on there was a pattern for a tree skirt called Midnight Star. I did the pattern often years ago, however, we moved from Glenview, IL to Sturgeon Bay, WI and I don’t know if some of my quilt books or patterns were misplaced or if I’m just getting old and can’t find it. Could you please tell me the name of the book it was in or how to get that pattern again. My great niece has all my rustic handmade ornaments and I would like to make her a tree skirt to go with them. Thank you so much and Merry Christmas! My husband still chuckles at how much fun he had at the seminar he attended with me.

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    • thimbleberries
      December 9, 2016 at 11:30 pm (4 months ago)

      Midnight Star Tree Skirt was in the Thimbleberries Holiday Collection published in 2000. It, of course, has long been out of print and sold out. Perhaps a fellow quilter you know can locate it for you to use again. It was a great project, and pretty easy if I recall. We made a number of them without the appliqué and in other fabrics for table toppers.
      I hope you can find it…Happy Holidays.
      Lynette

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  17. Margaret Miller
    December 7, 2016 at 1:49 am (4 months ago)

    Is the “Countryside Wreath” pattern still in print? (L J 9227) My guild in St George, UT, is considering a holiday workshop for next Fall.

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    • thimbleberries
      December 7, 2016 at 8:35 pm (4 months ago)

      It is still available in the book, In Celebration of Quilting. You perhaps have that book. If not it is still available from Landauer Corporation at landauerpub.com. It is such a classic design and one of my first.
      Happy Holidays.
      Lynette

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  18. Lisa DeGregorio
    November 15, 2016 at 8:06 pm (4 months ago)

    HELP! A LONG time ago, I purchased The 2007 Thimbleberries Club kit House & Garden big club quilt and the instructions/pattern for MARCH is missing. Can you send me in the right direction find it? THANK YOU!!

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    • thimbleberries
      November 18, 2016 at 4:32 am (4 months ago)

      I am sorry, I don’t have any of those instructions any longer. I have completely depleted by stash from 9 years ago. Perhaps someone who reads this blog can help you out.
      Lynette

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      • Linda N
        November 18, 2016 at 5:58 am (4 months ago)

        I have all of my 2007 Thimbleberries Club info. March 2007 was a table runner using the January and February blocks. I also have the instructions on putting it all together. Can upload a photo somewhere.

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  19. Leah
    November 15, 2016 at 4:47 am (4 months ago)

    hi Lynette, i was a Thimbleberries club member and purchased a bom quilt kit in 2004/2005 it was a sunshine/shadow in the dark colorway. i was having some personal issues at the time and was not able to attend meetings. my “kit” was held for me to pick up when i could come in. Somehow i never received block 4 of the sunshine quilt. By any chance do you have a picture (from the cover of the book) of that block I have extra fabric but I don’t know what the block looked like. Thanks for any help you can give Leah, Meridian, Ms.

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    • thimbleberries
      November 18, 2016 at 4:36 am (4 months ago)

      I do not have any of those material any longer…that was a while back and the pattern booklet sold out. What you can do, is repeat one of the other blocks or a similar 12″ in the fabrics you have and believe me, it will blend in and look great. Many others have had to take this route when instructions have been misplaced.
      Lynette

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  20. Terry Block
    November 7, 2016 at 5:34 am (5 months ago)

    Hi, Lynette,

    I hope this finds you well! I have searched high and low for a quilt pattern of yours and cannot find it. The pattern is what I would call a sampler pattern and contains four houses, “sunflowers” under one of the houses, several blocks with flying geese, blocks that include a snowball pattern, and three large star blocks at the top/right of the quilt. Any idea of what the name of the pattern is? If the pattern is in a book, which book? I would include a picture of a completed quilt if I was able to do so.

    I have always loved your fabric and enjoyed working with your patterns.

    Thank you for your time.

    Terry

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    • thimbleberries
      November 14, 2016 at 8:21 am (4 months ago)

      That just isn’t ringing a bell with me. I have looked through my archive list and don’t see anything with 4 houses and sunflowers. So often, people think a pattern was mine and it wasn’t, but perhaps was made in my fabrics or just my style. Sorry, I can’t place it.
      Lynette

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  21. Vicky Jahr
    October 30, 2016 at 9:29 pm (5 months ago)

    I purchased all of the Lake Life fabric 2012 to make a queen size quilt, but I have lost the quilt pattern. This gorgeous, dimensional looking quilt pattern was published in a magazine – and I cannot remember the name of the magazine. My daughter purchased a cabin and this is the perfect gift….any help would be appreciated.

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    • Kelly
      November 2, 2016 at 9:15 pm (5 months ago)

      There are a couple different patterns for the Lake Life line. They are e-patterns on http://landauerpub.com/Thimbleberries/. I hope this helps! One of them I love. Very pretty and perfect for a cabin!

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      • thimbleberries
        November 2, 2016 at 10:05 pm (5 months ago)

        Hi Kelly,

        These patterns of course, only work if you have the Lake Life fabric collection with those iconic images. If you do, I still have a few copies of the Lake Life book with all of the patterns in it.
        You can send me a check for $18.00 and I can send a copy off to you. Make sure I have your mailing address. I have those quilts from that book the beds at my cabin as well and love the throw sizes too.
        Lynette

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  22. Lee Edwards
    October 18, 2016 at 1:19 am (5 months ago)

    September 22, 2016 at 8:33 pm (4 weeks ago)
    I’ve been trying to find the tree of life pattern. Someone on facebook Quilt Along with Pat Sloan thought it was a Thimbleberries pattern? Is it???

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    • thimbleberries
      October 18, 2016 at 3:52 am (5 months ago)

      Hi,
      Sorry, it is not my pattern and have no idea where to send you.
      Lynette

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  23. Willodean Minor
    October 9, 2016 at 4:49 am (6 months ago)

    Lynette, I have enjoyed reading all the posting about quilts and quilting. I am fascinated with quilt and making quilts. I know very little about quilting. I have machine embroidered squares and put them together and had them quilted. I have sewed all my life, but never was interested in quilting until the past couple years. I subscribed to the “Love Of Quilting” magazine and in the first issue there , was a quilt that I love. Love the fabric and the coloring. It is all so me. I have searched and searched trying to find the fabric, today I happened on to your site and saw that RJR Fabrics carry your fabrics, so I am going to go there. The name of the quilt is “Autumn Star Shine”> I love it. I would like to do it in king size , which is what I need. I read that you are doing a Craftsy Class, Is it to late to join that? I do want to learn all about quilting and how to do, and make and put together a quilt. Thank You so very much, Willodean

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    • thimbleberries
      October 10, 2016 at 8:21 am (6 months ago)

      Hi,

      It is impossible for me to rewrite directions for all the possible sizes of quilts so suggest you make the quilt as publication has given. If you need fabrics for it, you can contact Quilt Haven on Main at 888-843-8215. They will be able to help you. I do think, as a beginner, you should start with a small project to gain skill and confidence so that you can move onto larger, more difficult projects so you enjoy the craft and become an avid quilter.
      My Best,
      Lynette

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  24. Shelley Gans
    October 6, 2016 at 4:20 am (6 months ago)

    I just got your Oh So Cozy Flannel Quilt book and was wondering if any of your patterns are pre-cut friendly – charm, jellyroll ,etc. I have several packs of flannel charm packs and just love your patterns.

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  25. JoAnn Brethouwer
    October 5, 2016 at 6:14 am (6 months ago)

    Lynette, I smiled when I read your post that included Buttermilk Prints. I still have some of those fabrics (in yardage) and I cherish them. I have many of the fabrics from your early quilts, in fat quarters and yardage and I always told myself that someday I’ll make a quilt with them, but I haven’t found the right one yet. I was thinking of designing one with all of them included. Maybe a Virginia Reel with one background fabric to tie them all together. You’ve been an inspiration to me and I’ve always enjoyed working with your fabrics and your quilt designs. Thank you for stepping out and using your talent and skill to benefit all of us.

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    • thimbleberries
      October 5, 2016 at 7:06 pm (6 months ago)

      I can’t believe you still have the Buttermilk Prints….that was a long, long time ago. A lot of stitching has “gone under the bridge” since then. I have two new quilts to bind today. I am getting ready for Fall Market in Houston. The new collection that we will be featuring is called “River Song”. It actually has some of those original Buttermilk colors in the collection.
      Lynette

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  26. Lee Edwards
    September 22, 2016 at 8:33 pm (6 months ago)

    I’ve been trying to find the tree of life pattern. Someone on facebook Quilt Along with Pat Sloan thought it was a Thimbleberries pattern?

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  27. Janet
    August 11, 2016 at 6:57 am (8 months ago)

    Which book was the Barcode runner in?

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    • thimbleberries
      August 20, 2016 at 8:54 am (7 months ago)

      That runner was in the Autumn Sunset book. It is just about time to get mine out for my table. I think I will do so tomorrow.

      Lynette

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  28. Barb K.
    July 28, 2016 at 3:36 am (8 months ago)

    Some years ago, you had a (I think) block of the month featuring Halloween motifs–may have been embroidered–where could I find the book or patterns for these?

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    • thimbleberries
      August 4, 2016 at 11:11 am (8 months ago)

      It wasn’t a Halloween quilt, but rather blocks that represented something each month, and a cat and jack-o-lanterns was the motif on the October block. The quilt was called, Vintage Stitches and involved a pre-printed panel for the blocks. The pattern to make them into a quilt has long been out of print. I here some people have found kits or fabrics for the quilt on eBay. I have no other resource for the pattern or the kit fabrics. Sorry.
      Lynette

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      • Barb K.
        August 8, 2016 at 6:49 am (8 months ago)

        Thanks for your reply–would you have names of books or patterns for any other Halloween projects you had in the past?
        It’s one of my favorite Holidays!

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        • thimbleberries
          August 20, 2016 at 9:21 am (7 months ago)

          I had so many…too many to list. But the two books that have the most are Quilting for Harvest, and Quilting for Harvest II. I think you can still get them from Landauer, if you don’t already have them.
          Lynette

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    • Jeanette
      January 4, 2017 at 9:03 am (3 months ago)

      I have these fabrics and the full pattern set if I could get permission here to share them.

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      • thimbleberries
        January 6, 2017 at 11:39 pm (3 months ago)

        You certainly can share any items you are willing to do so.
        Lynette

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  29. Christie Roberts
    June 10, 2016 at 2:11 am (10 months ago)

    I would like to purchase your pattern for “A Little Sunshine” quilt. I have more fabric than I will be able to use (unless I make it to 110). I love the pattern and Craftsy suggested I ask you since they cannot sell me the pattern, only the Kit.

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      June 11, 2016 at 4:54 am (10 months ago)

      Sorry, that pattern is not mine. I think the marketing director at RJR fabrics found other designers to make projects using Thimbleberries fabrics.
      I do not recognize that title and have not seen it on the Craftsy site. Sometimes all of the customer service people are versed on all the details of the projects, so if it used my fabrics they think it was a pattern from me. Sorry I can’t help.

      Reply
  30. Kathy Turley
    June 4, 2016 at 3:37 am (10 months ago)

    At an estate sale recently, I bought what I thought was a complete set of the block of the month from 2010, “Village Green,” the Midnight version. I still am convinced that I have all 12 of the blocks, though I can’t seem to remember where I “stashed” month 12. Is there any way to get another of this particular kit? I know that 2010 was a long time ago, but I’m going to be hopeful that you could help – or maybe give me some idea of where I might look for this kit. Guess that’ll teach me to keep better track of my treasures! I own several of your books and have made some of the quilts – I LOVE the way you put instructions together! Practically “goof proof,” even for an experienced quilter like me (12 years and counting!) Thanks in advance for any help, advice or suggestions

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      June 4, 2016 at 5:05 am (10 months ago)

      Hi,
      I am sorry, that is just too long ago. Those projects and fabrics sold out so quickly not to mention 6 years later. However, I have heard others find things on eBay…much like an estate sale. Perhaps month 12 was just assembly and border. The picture on the other patterns would certainly guide you enough to finish. Have you read through all of the patterns? You may have what you need.

      Reply
  31. Jacquelyn Richardson
    June 1, 2016 at 6:44 pm (10 months ago)

    would you know how I can find a source for the fabric in A Quilter’s Garden kit…I need to make this wider and am in search of yardage, thank you

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      June 3, 2016 at 10:52 pm (10 months ago)

      Hi,
      I am sorry, but that fabric sold out within a year that it was released and I don’t think anyone has it, not even me, unless you search eBay on the secondary market place where someone is selling off their stash of fabric. I was such a popular line that year, many years ago now, so the fabric is truly a collectors item. Consider adding a neutral border that would “float” the center of the quilt directing all the focus to the pieced center. That with some really beautiful quilting and a contrasting binding would really set off the quilt top you have already pieced. It will be easy to find a neutral that will work, whether it be a beige, a cream or off white or even a medium to light green. Sorry I don’t have a fabric resource for you but hope these suggestions might help you out
      Lynette

      Reply
    • Linda N
      June 4, 2016 at 2:59 am (10 months ago)

      Another thought: since Thimbleberries fabrics coordinate so well, can you insert another, more narrow, border? I often stretch the width of my quilts as I tend to quilt them to death and wash them, and that extra border has saved me many times as it helps cover the thicker mattress.

      Reply
      • thimbleberries
        June 4, 2016 at 5:02 am (10 months ago)

        You certainly could do that. Any number of border widths would work.
        Lynette

        Reply
      • JoAnn Brethouwer
        November 6, 2016 at 4:21 pm (5 months ago)

        I have successfully made one of Thimbleberries’ BOM quilt larger by adding 6″ to the outside deep and dense green floral colored fabric on three sides so my “Pansy Park” quilt would be longer and wider to cover a very long drop on my bed. Ist my favorite quilt and it gets lots of “oohs” and “aahs” when guests see it.

        Reply
        • thimbleberries
          November 14, 2016 at 8:23 am (4 months ago)

          I am so happy you are pleased with your Pansy Park quilt. It is a classic beauty.
          Lynette

          Reply
  32. Ronna Hammel
    May 28, 2016 at 8:10 am (10 months ago)

    Hello, I have two thimbleberries kits that I have no idea when or where I purchased them, I’m sure many, many years ago. The pattern names are “Autumn Splender” & The Great Pumpkin” & both are from “the book Autumn Glory”. Could you tell me if these patterns are in your “Autumn Glory” book? I appreciate your help as I love the kits, your fabrics & your patterns!

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      May 28, 2016 at 9:57 am (10 months ago)

      Hi Ronna,
      Both of those quilt patterns are from the book, Autumn Glory. Hope this helps.
      Lynette

      Reply
  33. Joan
    May 15, 2016 at 2:30 am (11 months ago)

    I have a picture, what is your ID? Thanks

    Reply
  34. Joan
    May 15, 2016 at 12:25 am (11 months ago)

    Love your site/books etc. Can you help? In the May/June 2008 issue of Fons & Porter, page 27 is a quilt I just love. I have searched my “Thimbleberries” books and can not find the pattern, can you help? joancavagnaro@aol.com

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      May 15, 2016 at 1:24 am (11 months ago)

      Are you able to scan the picture and email to me or give me a detailed description. I don’t have old copies of Fons and Porter magazines to reference.
      Was it an article that had many quilts in it? It might also help to describe how it was displayed.
      Lynette

      Reply
  35. Susan
    April 1, 2016 at 10:43 am (12 months ago)

    I’m glad to see your blog. Years ago I had the Prairie Pines pattern; my friend saw me with it in my hand at a quilt shop. She loved it and asked if I was buying it? No, I thought I had one at home. She was delighted. At home, I couldn’t find my copy. Never have. Wish I bought the one in that quilt store! I doubt she ever made the quilt anyway. Glad to see you making quilts again and helping out those who love them.

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      April 1, 2016 at 8:20 pm (12 months ago)

      You know, Prairie Pines was my first pattern and it was in my pattern collection for almost 20 years. Obviously a good one to start out with way back then. It is in the book, In Celebration of Quilting now. You may have that book. It is still available from Landauer.com. I guess it has become a standard and still one of my favorites for many reasons. Thanks for checking in.
      Lynette

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  36. Jackie Gash
    March 24, 2016 at 12:55 am (1 year ago)

    Hi, I am looking for backing for two quilts I have still to make. I just retired so have the time. Unfortunately I did not obtain the backing for the particular quilts. Is there a place I can look for the materials? One is the Sunshine Porch Quilt need 5-1/3 yrds of backing for this one. The other is a quilt that I made from Thimbleberry fabric scraps. I would like to obtain beige bold flower pattern not pansy pattern but about that timeframe. I found it once and cannot find it again. This quilt is twin size. I love love love your materials and have several quilts and patterns made from it. Thank you Jackie Gash

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      March 31, 2016 at 12:02 am (12 months ago)

      Hi Jackie,
      It is really hard to find older Thimbleberries fabrics and I don’t have a source for them either. But you could call my local quilt shop. I know they can help you out with anything you need (but not old fabric). I have many neutrals now available that I know you could use and they will be able to pick something out that would certainly work for backing for your two quilts. The neutrals are however, 44-45″ width and not 108″. I know they do carry wide backing from other manufacturers if you would like that.
      Lynette
      Quilt Haven on Main at 888-843-8215 or

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  37. Pat Johnson
    March 21, 2016 at 9:26 am (1 year ago)

    A friend of mine is looking for Thimbleberries fabric from 2008-(A Gardener’s Touch). I have checked e-bay and local quilt shops. No one seems to have Thimbleberries fabric from that long ago. Where do I tell her to look?

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      March 31, 2016 at 12:31 am (12 months ago)

      Hi,
      I unfortunately have no answer for this one. Older Thimbleberries fabrics are almost impossible to find. E-by really is your best chance. Sorry, I couldn’t be of more help. Even I don’t have any in my stash.
      Lynette

      Reply
  38. vriginia rothery
    March 8, 2016 at 12:29 am (1 year ago)

    Hi ! I’m taking your class on Craftsy and cant seem to find the Primrose
    Cream anywhere – do you have any suggestions? Thanks!

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      March 8, 2016 at 5:56 am (1 year ago)

      Hi,
      I assume you did not get the kit from Craftsy for the quilt…right? You could call my local quilt shop here in Hutchinson and order the fabric. They would be happy to help you out. They do not have the same fabric names as called for in the pattern so ask for the cream fabric, number 2654-004. Call Quilt Haven On Main at 888-843-8215 0r 329-587-8341 and tell them Lynette told you to call.
      Lynette

      Reply
  39. yvette
    January 25, 2016 at 6:39 am (1 year ago)

    Any chance you will sell just the pattern for the 2016 quilt on Craftsy?

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      January 25, 2016 at 10:54 pm (1 year ago)

      The Garden Charm quilt pattern is an exclusive project for Craftsy and they own the rights to it. I cannot legally release any content related to that project. I think the class is free to download and a kit purchase is not required. So you do have access to the instructions on a monthly basis if you would like to make it in your own fabric choice.
      My Best,
      Lynette

      Reply
      • Margaret
        February 11, 2016 at 1:35 am (1 year ago)

        Hi Lynette, I own a quilt store in California that has been a huge supporter of your products for a very long time. We had a wonderfully large Thimbleberries club from the year we started business in 2001 until your retirement. I had some very sad customers who where very worried they would be lost without their Thimbleberries club meeting that we proudly hosted every month. We had a daytime club and a nighttime club. I could not wait to personally let each one of our club members know that you were coming out of retirement. Oh the excitement was wonderful. The excitement for me has turned to sadness. After so many years of supporting your club, fabrics, books and patterns it breaks my heart that you would sign exclusively to an online only store. I can not offer the product to those customers that have been so anxious about your return. Oh they can still get the product (good for you), but I can not supply it to them (bad for me). I am sure you made this decision based on your vision of online sales being the sign of the times, but it sure does hurt those of us that are struggling to keep our brick and mortar stores relevant. Thank you for “listening” Lynette.
        Best, Margaret

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        • thimbleberries
          February 11, 2016 at 3:10 am (1 year ago)

          Hi Margaret.
          I hope I can address your concerns. When RJR coaxed me back into the world of fabric design, the intention was to do only that, meaning that I would not be going back to my former business model of self publishing patterns and books as well as fabric design. I am now part of their team and not as independent as before. They wanted me to design lines of traditional fabrics for that very strong segment that is still present in the quilt world, even thought we all know things are ever changing and challenging. My mission was to design groups that would be more transitional and less country. Since I retired and closed my studio, I did miss being connected to the quilt world, but knew it was time to cut back, travel less, and reduce the deadlines and schedules that increasingly became more demanding as Thimbleberries grew. When I turned in my first new line, Home Again, RJR suggested I respond to a request from Craftsy to submit a design for them, I too, had some concerns. However, I was convinced by others that since the fabric line is not exclusive to Craftsy and the lesson is free to those who want the pattern I felt it may not be much different than when I would design projects for all the industry magazines in the past. Your customers could sign up for the Garden Charm class (for free) and purchase the fabric from you and they could all get together to sew the quilt over a 6 month period. I know your customers are loyal to you because of your help, friendship and inspiration. They may enjoy doing this quilt with you at your store and you could use the opportunity to benefit from the class. I have am not committed to on-line shops only, but RJR and all other quilt businesses do recognize they are now a permanent part of the quilting landscape. I am currently working on designing a BOM project for RJR that could be used in conjunction with Cotton and Steel to be available to quilt shops and appeal to a broader customer base. I am working closely with RJR to meet the needs of all of their customers. It is a different way of doing things for me, but I am pleased to have the chance to still be in touch with the quilting world for a little while longer. Thanks for all the support you have given me in the past and I hope there will be future opportunities to fit into your business plans.
          My Best,
          Lynette

          Reply
  40. Loretta Jones
    January 25, 2016 at 4:22 am (1 year ago)

    Do you know where I could find an old pattern of yours…can’t remember the name, but it was a pillow pattern with an interchangeable strip that went around a plain pillow, and it was a set of 4….snowman for winter, pumpkin for fall, flower for spring and watermelon for summer. I have a friend who would love to buy it!….I can’t seem to be able to locate mine, but I used it and loved it!

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      January 25, 2016 at 11:01 pm (1 year ago)

      Hi,
      Luckily, I know which pattern you are referring to…Seasonal Pillow Wraps. Unfortunately it has been out of print for years and years. Your friend might have some luck searching eBay for this item, especially now that you know the name of the pattern. Good luck to you two.
      My Best,
      Lynette

      Reply
  41. Kelly Williams
    January 6, 2016 at 12:49 am (1 year ago)

    I like so many others also have fallen in love with your fabrics and patterns. Although my painting keeps me busy, I do get a chance to quilt once in awhile. I was just looking through your book Four Season of Calendar Table Toppers and I have a question about the blanket stitching. You say to take a back stitch to keep the edges from rolling. Can you email me a drawing or explain which way or where you go with the back stitch. I have never done that before and I don’t like it when my stitches roll back. So I am very interested in this technique. Thank you so much. Kelly

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      January 6, 2016 at 1:01 am (1 year ago)

      Hi,
      You take a small tacking stitch right in the same position on the outside edge of the appliqué…very simple and very effective. I do that every few stitches on an outside curve like a circle and now and then on the straight sides of an applique and always on corners or points. I don’t think I have ever had a diagram because it is basically just a double stitch. Hope this helps.
      My Best,
      Lynette

      Reply
      • Kelly Williams
        January 6, 2016 at 1:51 am (1 year ago)

        Gotcha! 🙂 Thank you so much for responding. Keep those good designs coming! 😉 Happy New Year.

        Reply
  42. Meg Shay
    January 5, 2016 at 8:45 pm (1 year ago)

    Welcome back! I have SO enjoyed your fabrics, patterns, and books and continue to enjoy them even throughout your hiatus from publishing (I have a huge stash and will never live long enough to get through it!) I want to thank you also for the wonderful french toast recipe in your Cottage Comfort book–whoa, seriously delicious! So glad you’re back–you’ve been missed!

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      January 5, 2016 at 9:53 pm (1 year ago)

      Meg…
      I remember that recipe. Time to pull it out again, especially this time of the year. I think you will like the egg bake recipe from the January 4th post. It too is a winner. I look through my older books often as well and reminded of the fun we had putting those books together. Thanks and stay tuned.
      My Best,
      Lynette

      Reply
  43. Francine
    January 2, 2016 at 10:52 am (1 year ago)

    Hi Lynette. I just recently retired after over 30 years of nursing with every intention of completing many of the Thimbleberries quilt kits and patterns I have accumulated over the past several years. I thought I was going to have to go through most of them by myself. I was so pleased when I saw your 2016 block of the month kit and classes on Craftsy, that I had to order it. Your fabric designs have always been my favorite. I once went to quilt camp with 60 yards of Thimbleberries fabric so I wouldn’t have to buy any thing. Worked out great…So happy too, to find your blog…feels great to have you back again right when I am ready to devote a lot of time to quilting. Welcome back!!! Francine Murrieta, Ca

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      January 3, 2016 at 2:45 am (1 year ago)

      Thanks Francine…I am enjoying the “dip” back in the pool…eventhough at a much different pace. It is fun to be connected with the quilting
      world again.
      My Best,
      Lynette

      Reply
  44. Mary Scott
    December 31, 2015 at 10:38 pm (1 year ago)

    Hi Lynette. I loved your fabrics and I still have a lot of them. I have a kit from the 2003 quilt club I am making for a wall hanging. I have the instructions but I only have a black and white picture. Would you check to see if you have a color picture you could email me? It is the winter scape quilt for club members only.

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      January 3, 2016 at 3:08 am (1 year ago)

      Hi Mary,
      Sorry, I don’t have any of those materials from that long ago. There is a good chance there wasn’t a illustration in color for the project.
      Back then, many of the club exclusives were in black and white only. I think the instructions will get you there, even without the color sheet.
      Sorry, I couldn’t help you out.
      My Best,
      Lynette

      Reply
  45. Christine
    December 21, 2015 at 7:11 pm (1 year ago)

    Hi, Lynette. I am so glad to hear from you again via this blog. I have been a huge Thimbleberries fan and member of the Thimbleberries Club at a LQS. Keep up the good work but after 27 years I am sure it feels good to change direction a little while still doing what you love. Christine from Ontario

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      December 21, 2015 at 8:31 pm (1 year ago)

      Hi Christine,
      This is exactly right…still involved with all of you and what we love, but at a different pace. It is nice to be back.
      Happy Holidays,
      Lynette

      Reply
  46. Gail Brown
    December 18, 2015 at 1:42 am (1 year ago)

    I feel like I have struck gold. I am so happy to see you back. The first quilt I ever made was one of your patterns, a very easy one. I have used miles of your fabrics and lots and lots of your patterns. Your books were so wonderful..When I started quilting I thought as a quilt as a bed cover., thru your books I learned to decorate with quilts. Your style what I always wanted to achieve and you showed me how. So happy your back!

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      December 18, 2015 at 1:52 am (1 year ago)

      Wow Gail…what nice comments. I am happy I have inspired you. Thanks.
      Happy Holidays.
      Lynette

      Reply
  47. Jenny
    December 17, 2015 at 8:27 pm (1 year ago)

    I am looking for enough patterns from one of your 2005 designs for our guild to make in March 2016…is there are archive of older patterns we can purchase them from?

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      December 18, 2015 at 1:59 am (1 year ago)

      Dear Jenny

      I will check into this after the holidays. Any reason the patterns should be from 2005? I will see what I can come up with as
      the Thimbleberries pattern inventory is very limited. I will be in touch.

      Happy Holidays,
      Lynette

      Reply
  48. shirley mitchell
    December 17, 2015 at 5:30 am (1 year ago)

    Lynette,

    I am glad that you are back in the quilting field. Many years ago I took a class on making Christmas stockings. They had prairie points on the cuff. I can’t remember which of your books we used to make this project. I now have some kids that could use some new stockings to hang by the chimney with care…I hope you can help me remember which book it was in. Thank you so much, and welcome back.

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      December 18, 2015 at 2:02 am (1 year ago)

      Hi Shirley,
      I think the stockings you are referring to are the Jingle Socks designs found in the Thimbleberries Book of Quilts published by Rodale
      Press. They were a really popular stocking design and so fun to make. Hope you find your book. Happy Holidays.
      My Best,
      Lynette

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      • Shirley Mitchell
        January 4, 2016 at 10:17 pm (1 year ago)

        Thank you for taking the time to respond to my request. I did find the book, but there are so many beautiful projects I better get started soon.

        Reply
  49. Linda Norton
    December 11, 2015 at 10:10 am (1 year ago)

    So happy to find you again! I miss Thimbleberries projects and the Club and the fabric. In fact I found a TBerries UFO, the 2005 Circle of Love Quilt in the ‘dark’ color wave. (I did finish the “Light and Bright” and it has been at my mom’s house for years now.) Will you be publishing any of these patterns? So far I can not locate my patterns and I do want to finish this quilt for my own use.

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      December 18, 2015 at 2:17 am (1 year ago)

      Dear Linda,
      I am sorry, I don’t have any patterns left from the Circle of Love Club year. Do you happen to remember the specific name of the quilt?
      I would be able to pull up instructions for the darker quilt from that year which I think we referred to it as the Sunset Quilt. Does that ring a bell? The lighter quilt was called the Sunrise Quilt. Wow, this is now ten years in the past. I hope I am remembering this all accurately. Email me at;
      lynette@thimbleberries.com and we can get more details nailed down.
      Happy Holidays,
      Lynette
      Lynette

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      • Linda Norton
        December 18, 2015 at 10:55 am (1 year ago)

        Bingo! It was the Sunrise and Sunset color wave, and I found my purple folder filled with what I needed. Only tore up two cabinets to do it. 🙂 Hopefully you will be able to reissue some of these patterns, and maybe set up a PDF download option and we can just obtain them. You have many fans and we’re finding you! Hope you can work out copyright and the legalities and put up some of your larger projects. I’m still kicking myself that I never splurged on Pansy Park!

        Reply
  50. DollyMathiaon
    November 25, 2015 at 3:23 am (1 year ago)

    I am so excited to see you back. Just came across this site by accident, and I am sure glad I did. I have tons of your fabric and books. I have done several of your block of the month quilts. Welcome Back, Lynette

    Reply
  51. Lori Ferguson
    November 17, 2015 at 1:14 am (1 year ago)

    Oh, I am so excited I just came across this site. I lived the world of Thimbleberries for many years and was so sad when you left. I have accumulated a very large stash of Thimbleberries Fabric to use when I retire. I am now retiring on 2 Jan 16 after 40 plus years working for the Federal Government. I am looking forward to finally now using all of my Thimbleberries Books and fabric. I have done several patterns from your books already but there are so many more I plan on doing. I have patterns and the material for those patterns in draws waiting to be accomplished on top of my stash. So glad to see you back and your upcoming fabric lines.

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  52. thimbleberries
    November 1, 2015 at 10:12 am (1 year ago)

    Hi,
    I am sorry, I don’t have any leads. I think that group is from 2008 and sold out that year. However, I know someone probably has some out there somewhere. The best chance is to go to eBay and search for those selling Thimbleberries fabric and specifically House and Garden. You just may get lucky and find the one you need. Good luck.
    Lynette

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  53. Nancy Ellen Soteriou
    October 18, 2015 at 5:04 pm (1 year ago)

    Hi Lynette,
    The card with the pack just reads “Thimbleberries Pinwheel Runner – 18″x50”. There are 4 different fabrics plus the backing. — I’ve gone through most of my books and patterns but I cannot figure out which one to use.

    BTW, it’s great to have you back on board with quilting — I really enjoy your work and have previously participated in your blocks of the month program. Looking forward to the new quilts and fabrics!!

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      October 18, 2015 at 11:47 pm (1 year ago)

      Ok Nancy, now I think I understand the situation. You have a kit from a store that they named Pinwheel Runner. I really have no way of knowing which one they are referring to. I don’t recall a pinwheel runner of that size and to make matters worse, I had many runners with pinwheels in them, so that doesn’t help. I am afraid you may have to put that fabric in your stash and hopefully you will come across a runner someday that you will like.

      Sorry I couldn’t help….thought I would be able to, but just not enough information to identify which one.
      Lynette

      Reply
    • Nancy Ellen Soteriou
      December 29, 2015 at 4:32 am (1 year ago)

      Hi Lynette,I worked up your Pinwheel Twist with a Twist from the Pattern Party book for my niece — it came out just great! Not sure how to post a picture…

      Reply
      • thimbleberries
        December 29, 2015 at 11:39 am (1 year ago)

        Hi Nancy,
        Good to hear it turned out. What a nice treat for your nice.
        Thanks,
        Lynette

        Reply
  54. Nancy Ellen Soteriou
    October 17, 2015 at 7:51 pm (1 year ago)

    I have the fabrics for Lynette’s pinwheel table runner but I cannot find the pattern! I have most of the books but cannot identify which pattern is use. Can anyone help? Thanks so much!!

    Reply
    • thimbleberries
      October 18, 2015 at 2:22 pm (1 year ago)

      Hi Nancy,
      Which runner are you referring too? With a little more information I’m sure I can identify.
      Lynette

      Reply
  55. debbie
    October 15, 2015 at 12:35 am (1 year ago)

    When I started a quilting I asked for your books for Christmas. I still love them.

    Reply
  56. Karen Strausheim
    August 10, 2015 at 1:28 am (2 years ago)

    I am so happy to see you back…I’ve been wondering where you have been?
    I took a class from you back in the 90’s in Nebraska. I planned a trip to visit a friend and take your class. I will try to find the pic we all took together.
    Welcome back…you will have a whole new audience, but your quilts are timeless and will fit right in with all the new quilters too!

    Reply

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