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Thursday
Nov082007

Luxurious Wool Blanket

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Of all of my handmade projects, this luxurious, organic wool-melton blanket is definitely my favorite. I can't wait to bundle up with it during the winter! The rich tone of the organic wool-melton from O-Wool is complimented perfectly by the vibrant print from Liberty of London that I used to bind the edge.  Although I'm planning to keep this blanket for myself, it would also make a great gift. --Molly

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Saturday
Oct062007

NEW! Purl Color Wheel Quilt Custom Fabric Bundle!

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Joelle's Color Wheel Quilt is one of our favorite projects from her new book, Last Minute Patchwork + Quilted Gifts.  It is a spectacular heirloom, a treat for the eyes, and a fun color experiment. We couldn't wait to get our hands on this incredible pattern and start picking out fabrics! 

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Wednesday
Oct032007

Introducing Purl's First Fabric Collection: Cake Rock Beach!

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We are thrilled to announce our very first fabric collection, designed by Joelle for Moda! Cake Rock Beach is inspired by naturalist science and art of the 19th century, which celebrated the unique forms of natural objects as they were discovered and studied. 

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Monday
Sep102007

A Nod to Purl from New York's Bravest

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We are honored that our humble storefront captured the attention of our friendly local firehouse EMS team, who chose it as their symbol of the neighborhood for their new uniform patch!  They wanted to represent the vibrant arts scene of lower Manhattan, so they took our little slice of Sullivan Street and added some guitars to suit their "rockn" theme. 

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Now the 63rd precinct of FDNY - EMS will wear our neighborhood proudly on their uniform wherever they go! Not only are they brave, they have great taste too!

Saturday
Sep082007

Arriving at Purl Any Minute Now! Last Minute Patchwork + Quilted Gifts!

Updated on September 12, 2007 by Registered Commenterpurl bee

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We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Joelle's new book, Last Minute Patchwork + Quilted Gifts! According to the UPS website, our shipment will be arriving at both Purl Patchwork and purlsoho.com on Monday September 10th!

Joelle's second book is a beautiful collection of heartfelt gifts that can accommodate any busy crafter's schedule and skills. You'll find a wealth of inspiration and patterns for all sorts of projects, arranged according to the amount of time required to complete them, from about 2 to 12 hours. 

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