Kim & Kris Interview Anna Maria Horner at Quilt Market – Free Pattern

May 24th, 2011

Welcome to a new episode of The DIY Dish! As you may know, we recently returned from an inspiring trip to The International Quilt Market. One of the highlights was the opportunity we had to visit with Anna Maria Horner. We have been a fan of hers for years, so it definitely was a treat. Take a look at the stunning fabrics and patterns she has designed! Plus, she’s offering you a free pattern that we think you’ll love!


We have a feeling you’re going to especially love her new Loulouthi fabric line! It is simply gorgeous, isn’t it?!

Not only can you use them for quilts, home decor, and clothing, but the Loulouthi line also comes in one of our newest favorite items — laminated cotton!

Anna also has a new line of needlework patterns and embroidery floss. AND….she’s giving away a set to two of you!

This giveaway is open to a world-wide audience, ages 18 and over. Void where prohibited. The last day to enter is THIS FRIDAY, May 27, 2011.

There are 2 ways to enter:

1. Simply leave a comment here on the blog.  Easy!
2. Visit Anna’s website and let us know something that caught your eye! (Her site is full of beatiful things!)  P.S. You’ll LOVE her blog! ;)

Don’t forget to download your free pattern! We’d love to see what you make with it! Be sure to post your photos on our Facebook or Flickr pages!

Have a wonderful week!
-Kim & Kris

  • Connie T
    May 24, 2011 at 5:14 am
    #1

    WOW what a GREAT interview!! LOVED ALL THE COLOR!! way cool..and Yes I even liked some of the hand stitched things….!! Her Fabrics are Gorgeous!!

  • Connie T
    May 24, 2011 at 5:15 am
    #2

    Ok went to Anna Marie’s Site…and I loved the “Make” section…had fun looking at the things she had on there for FREE…to try and make and tips!! Way cool…Great place to send my Young Sewists!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 5:49 am
    #3

    Anna Marie’s sidewalk satchel made me smile. Then I went to the Make section, and found all sorts of fun things. i loved the tutorial about how to sew a perfect circle!

  • May 24, 2011 at 5:51 am
    #4

    I would love to win the kit. The colors are so beautiful! I like to do tatted flowers and make them into stationery, and the pearl cotton would be ideal for that.

  • Catlyn
    May 24, 2011 at 5:51 am
    #5

    Such a great giveaway, her work is so colorful and bright!

  • Catlyn
    May 24, 2011 at 5:52 am
    #6

    Her tutorial for a Figure 8 scarf is really great!

  • Nicole M.
    May 24, 2011 at 6:18 am
    #7

    Love your website & love all of your wonderful ideas!!! I look forward to something new every week!!!

  • Leena Salleh
    May 24, 2011 at 6:36 am
    #8

    Wow! You get to interview AMH! I wish I was there to see things in person…

  • May 24, 2011 at 6:50 am
    #9

    I would love to win a kit. The colors are beautiful!

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:00 am
    #10

    I love the museum tunic and I am her newest blog follower! There is so much inspiration!!!!

  • Silvia W.
    May 24, 2011 at 7:00 am
    #11

    Whow..i really love the Fabric…the Colours and Designs are great!
    I love the Make-Section most on her Site and i want to make them all*g*
    The Colours of the Kits are absolutely mine…so bright and light…
    Greetings from Germany!!

  • Alice
    May 24, 2011 at 7:01 am
    #12

    Loved your interview with AMH. I always get excited when I see a new episode in my email box, as I know you girls always deliver the best of the best to us. Loved all the vibrant colors in her new line.

  • Zatheela
    May 24, 2011 at 7:06 am
    #13

    I really really love your website and check it all the time for new videos and ideas! Hope i would get a chance to win.. and its my birthday on the 27th of May :-)

    visited Anna Marie’s site and looked through the Make section and it had some lovely stuff! What i thought was cute was the Felt Garland! such a smart idea!

  • Francisca
    May 24, 2011 at 7:22 am
    #14

    I love her fabric, I have her book HandMade beginnings and follow her blog for a while now. As I am a lazy daisy will probably digitize the embroidery

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:24 am
    #15

    Oh wow..great giveaway…I love your site so much.

    Her fabrics are to die for

    Christina

  • Delcia R.
    May 24, 2011 at 7:25 am
    #16

    Loved the free form embroidery on her blog! What a fun way to embroider by following the design in her fabrics–loulouthi has such great colors and embroidering it would make it pop!

  • Ginger W
    May 24, 2011 at 7:26 am
    #17

    OMG!! What didn’t catch my eye…. I loved the selection of fabrics, both prints and cooridinating solids in the Fabric Stacks. Not to mention the palette for the embroidery flosses… Anna Maria is so very talented and creative.. I am definately going to try out the embroidery pattern that you provided for us. It is such a beautiful pattern and would make a great accent on anything that you apply it too. I loved the video as well, and as usual you did a fantastic job.

    Thanks again,
    Ginger

  • Leena Salleh
    May 24, 2011 at 7:29 am
    #18

    I love her projects…and of course without denying that her fabrics are just fabu-lastic! I love her Love Emblem pillows and Wild flower pincushion..they are so cute!

  • nellie diaz
    May 24, 2011 at 7:29 am
    #19

    hello KIm and Kris ,thank you so much for this tutorial i just feel in love with Anna maria and her website which i joined right away to her website , she is a very telented lady and her fabrics and threads a work of art i really enjoyed your video from quilt market how lucky where you both to be in person watching all the new toys for us sewers and quilters wow ,and she is so right about one thing its a good change to beable to get out of sewing room and sit and sew around family, i love her sewing kits looks like i,ll be spending a lot of time buying her supplies and kits , so thank you girls again for showing this great video on Anna,s sewing website something new for me lol

  • elke
    May 24, 2011 at 8:04 am
    #20

    I love your site and the things of Anna Maria Horner.

  • Amy
    May 24, 2011 at 8:05 am
    #21

    Look at the rich colors! I especially liked the chocolate with the blue fabric. I could see myself using that in several projects!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:18 am
    #22

    I am in love with the colors of the new line. I am a pink fan so I am glad she put it in the collection even though her daughter doesn’t like pink =)

  • Kath
    May 24, 2011 at 8:20 am
    #23

    HI… I follow Anna Maria’s blog and am really excited to see all the new pretties ‘in the flesh’. What a gorgeous name for the fabrics. ‘Loulouthi’… Just rolls off the tongue. Thanks Anna, Kim and Kris. x

  • Sonja
    May 24, 2011 at 8:22 am
    #24

    Oh I love AMH’s fabrics – so bright and beautiful. Loved the felt garland on the site…so cool.

  • Tammie
    May 24, 2011 at 9:38 am
    #25

    Beautiful fabrics and colors. Looking forward to a new project using these fabrics.

  • robin sellers
    May 24, 2011 at 9:46 am
    #26

    what a great giveaway and interview. love the colors. thanks for the project too.

  • Marietta
    May 24, 2011 at 9:58 am
    #27

    Particularly enjoyed the interview and the thing that catches my eye on her website is the pattern
    for the Evening Empire Dress. Lots of good color. Thank you twins.

  • Pat
    May 24, 2011 at 10:07 am
    #28

    That was a nice interview and great ideas for stitching a pillow, dress, etc.

  • Pat
    May 24, 2011 at 10:11 am
    #29

    I forgot to mention that I love the pillow that she made which are pictured above.

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:29 am
    #30

    I just recently found your site and LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!! Thank you for such a wonderful site filled with so much inspiration. The Anna Maria fabric lines are so BEAUTIFUL. I cann’t wait to start working with her new line of fabrics.

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:31 am
    #31

    Thanks for the patterns and the chance to win!

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:34 am
    #32

    I love her fabrics andhavebeen reading her blog for the pass few years. Great interview.

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:36 am
    #33

    Her fabric is very fun and the Little Folks line is probably my favorite. I enjoy her blog, too.

  • Linda SK
    May 24, 2011 at 10:37 am
    #34

    Wow! Love the fabrics! Great to see the art of hand embroidery being revived!
    What an inspiration!
    Linda

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:39 am
    #35

    You guys always have the best stuff!
    Smiles, andra

  • Kris Davis
    May 24, 2011 at 10:44 am
    #36

    Hi Kim and Kris,

    What a perfect match! Kim and Kris with Anna Marie Horner!!! I’m a huge fan of your craftiness and her fabulous lines of fabric! Thank you for sharing some of your fun at Quilt Market!!!
    Kris

  • Kathy Kauth
    May 24, 2011 at 10:45 am
    #37

    How inspiring and interesting I love her site and must admit I had never heard of Anna or her designs, I visited her site and love the pattern Multi-Tasker, Thank you for another great show Kim and Kris

  • Gina C.
    May 24, 2011 at 10:49 am
    #38

    I *love* Anna Maria Horner!!! I loved watching the video, thank you so much. It’s nice to put a face to the name and fabric.

  • AJ
    May 24, 2011 at 10:53 am
    #39

    I would love to win this giveaway! Thanks for the wonderful pattern. AJ
    queenofmynest(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Gina C.
    May 24, 2011 at 10:53 am
    #40

    On her website, I liked all the tutorial links under the “Make” section, specifically all the great close-up photos of how to make the figure 8 scarf. I’ll add that to my list of projects! :)

  • AJ
    May 24, 2011 at 11:04 am
    #41

    To a visit to her site and just love everything!! I really liked the Sweet Receiving Blanket kit – the fabric is so pretty. This would make such a special gift. Thanks for the extra chance to win! AJ
    queenofmynest(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Sharlene Piscitelli
    May 24, 2011 at 11:12 am
    #42

    Love The Diy Dish! Thanks for sharing great projects!
    shar226@gmail.com

  • Sharlene Piscitelli
    May 24, 2011 at 11:14 am
    #43

    Went to Anna Marie’s website and love that new line of fabric! Those designs would be perfect for so many projects–especially just stretched over a canvas for wall art.
    shar226@gmail.com

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:17 am
    #44

    I would love to win this one. Her blog is beautiful…a very talented woman. :)

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:21 am
    #45

    Your new line of Loulouthi fabric is beautiful!!! I look forward in receiving you news letter to catch up on what is new. Thanks for the wonderful projects on your site.

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:21 am
    #46

    There was so many things on her blog. I love all the colors to be honest. It is quite overwhelming to pick one thing. I think the variety is nice and also how she has so many kits which makes things easier for beginners, like me.

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:24 am
    #47

    Great interview! Anna is so warm and “real.” Beautiful, beautiful!

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:43 am
    #48

    Such talent!!! Simply amazing and so very refreshing.

  • Denise
    May 24, 2011 at 11:49 am
    #49

    What a beautiful!! beautiful line of fabric. I love to embrodiery. thank you so much.

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:49 am
    #50

    I love everything that she does. Such pretty fabrics!

  • Pamela Pope
    May 24, 2011 at 11:49 am
    #51

    The fabric is just so pretty and the patterns so new and refreshing!!! Who wouldn’t just love everything? So many patterns to choose from!

  • Debbie
    May 24, 2011 at 11:54 am
    #52

    Love the fabric, such a love for all things beautiful!

  • joanie
    May 24, 2011 at 11:56 am
    #53

    I love the bright colors that just pop and mostly the freeform embroidery on the whie pillow. I never did this type of needlework, but this is definetly doable for me. I also liked the site where it was showed how to do this with clear and closeup photos. Thank you Anna. joanie

  • Carmen
    May 24, 2011 at 11:57 am
    #54

    What a great interview! Anna Marie is so talented!

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:57 am
    #55

    There are so many things to love about Anna’s blog…the colors, the patterns, the fabrics. What I love most, are Anna’s words. When she speaks of her family, of her feelings, she writes in poetry. Lovely.

  • charlotte poteet
    May 24, 2011 at 11:57 am
    #56

    Thank goodness, someone is reviving hand embroidery. Although I love my embroidery machine, there is no substitute for the love that goes into hand work.

  • Carol Davis
    May 24, 2011 at 12:01 pm
    #57

    What a wonderful interview and what an amazing designer. I was so impressed with the cotton threads she used and the way she used them. Her daughters dress was so beautiful/ Thank you so much fo sharing. Gea job girls.

  • Wilma
    May 24, 2011 at 12:02 pm
    #58

    Great show, love all your ideas, that fabric is wonderful just makes you want to sew.

  • Kay S
    May 24, 2011 at 12:02 pm
    #59

    What a gret interview. I just love all the colors and patterns and everything that she does. What a talented and genuine person!

  • Liz D.
    May 24, 2011 at 12:03 pm
    #60

    What beautiful fabric. I love how she incorporated the names of her daughters into her fabric line. I’m planning on ordering her book “Seams to Me” so I can make some of her cute projects.

  • Cindy
    May 24, 2011 at 12:04 pm
    #61

    What fun to see hand embroidery make a come back with an updated look. Love my Janome and can easily understand what a great partnership Anna Maria and Janome will make.

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:05 pm
    #62

    anna maria is and has been one of my favorite designers since her first collection of fabric! love the new line! can’t wait to get my hands on it!

  • Rachel C
    May 24, 2011 at 12:05 pm
    #63

    I love the new fabric line! The color palette is so rich and inviting!

  • Sharon
    May 24, 2011 at 12:05 pm
    #64

    Love the beautiful, wonderful line of fabric. So lively!!

  • Renea
    May 24, 2011 at 12:05 pm
    #65

    I have just started the art of hand embroidery which I learned from my grandmother when I was a little girl. Would love to try these threads. Thanks for the great giveaway.

  • Shirley Covert
    May 24, 2011 at 12:08 pm
    #66

    I absolutely love the colors and prints of Anna’s fabric line and the patterns are so whimsical.

  • Sandi
    May 24, 2011 at 12:09 pm
    #67

    Love Anna Marie Horner! Follow her blog! I love her new fabric Isabelle…definetely going to buy some! Don’t know what I’ll make yet! The Scarf kits are awesome!

  • Jolene Ehret
    May 24, 2011 at 12:12 pm
    #68

    Great interview with Anna Marie, she is delightfully creative. Her new line of fabric and threads is lovely.
    Thank you two for showing us all such great things. Hugs

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:20 pm
    #69

    I love Anna’s colors, so excited to get them in embroidery thread now!

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:23 pm
    #70

    Beautiful!! I’m always a little intimidated by French knots, though!

  • Ricki Duke
    May 24, 2011 at 12:28 pm
    #71

    That was a great interview. She really has some beautiful fabrics. Love the embroidery pallets she has put together. This would be a nice prize to win. Thanks for the chance.

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:29 pm
    #72

    I have followed Anna Marie on her blog for a long time – love all of her fabrics. The pattern for the pom pom pillow is my favorite :-)

  • Karen
    May 24, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    #73

    Another great show. I love being able to see even a little part of Quilt Market. Sharon Pederson has been doing interviews at Quilt Market too that I watch on The Quilt Show. Wish I could go.
    Now off to Anna’s Web site for more eye candy!

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    #74

    I love that there is a revival in embroidery added to quilts and pillows. Love it!

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:34 pm
    #75

    I downloaded the Folk Dance Quilt pattern on Anna’s blog along with the free stitchery pattern.

  • barbara t
    May 24, 2011 at 12:37 pm
    #76

    Anna Maria’s interview was terrific. She seems like such a warm, fun person. Her fabrics and ideas are just terrific. Loved her daughter’s dress. Can’t wait to see what she’s got on her site.

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:37 pm
    #77

    I love ANY and ALL Anna Maria Horner! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  • Elizabeth Keller
    May 24, 2011 at 12:37 pm
    #78

    really cool new fabrics, can’t wait to get my hands on some;o)

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:37 pm
    #79

    I also am LOVING her Flirting the Issue skirt-I have two already and am making another. Talk about comfortable southern clothing!!

  • Anne
    May 24, 2011 at 12:42 pm
    #80

    Oh, thanks so much for the giveaway! I can’t eait to get my hands on some of her new embroidery floss and fabric too! I LOVE it all!!!!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:43 pm
    #81

    oh what beautiful colors.. would love to win!

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:44 pm
    #82

    thanks for the give-away.. i love the Gathering Clouds and Girly Girl prints.. my girls would LOVE those fabrics!!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:47 pm
    #83

    Wow such beautiful material, such talent from Anna Maria, cant wait to visit and download her pattern!! I LOVE needlework

  • Maggie Potter
    May 24, 2011 at 12:47 pm
    #84

    great crafts! loved the interview.

  • May 24, 2011 at 12:52 pm
    #85

    I just love Anna’s fabrics! The video was great. Thank you for the free pattern.

  • Karen
    May 24, 2011 at 12:57 pm
    #86

    So I am back and I love her web site. Her blogs are full of ideas and pictures too. I am especially interested in quilting with pearl cotton. I like the loose look of the stitches as opposed to tiny tight quilting stitches I was taught. A whole new look and easier too.

  • thelma
    May 24, 2011 at 12:59 pm
    #87

    wow! just checked out amh’s website and blog…..i could stay there all day! love her socialite dress pattern and the sidewalk satchel. and of course the embroidery threads–beautiful color palettes. i have bookmarked her site and blog!

  • Jeanelle
    May 24, 2011 at 1:03 pm
    #88

    Thanks for the peak into Anna Maria’s new fabric and the free pattern!

    Loved the peak into her new sewing room on her blog!

  • Mary Adiutori
    May 24, 2011 at 1:04 pm
    #89

    Such beautiful and vibrant colors!

  • Mary Adiutori
    May 24, 2011 at 1:07 pm
    #90

    I love the holiday hoot owl pattern in the make section!

  • Carol A.
    May 24, 2011 at 1:08 pm
    #91

    Visited Anna’s site, and I have to say COLORS is the thing I like! The colors are vibrant and gorgeous.

  • Christina Giordano
    May 24, 2011 at 1:11 pm
    #92

    I have always loved hand embroidery. I teach children sewing and try to include a little through the course of the year. Loved Anna’s site especially the sewing tips. Looking forward to sewing the download. Thank you!

  • Leslie Bellamy
    May 24, 2011 at 1:16 pm
    #93

    The colors are really wonderful and such a creative use of embroidery. I’m looking at fabric is a different way for my next few projects.

  • Mary Ellen Blacker
    May 24, 2011 at 1:16 pm
    #94

    I love your tutorials. They are informative, fun and spark my creativity.
    Thanks!

  • Joanne
    May 24, 2011 at 1:20 pm
    #95

    One of the best videos. The fabrics are great. All three of you give inspiration to lots of people.

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:21 pm
    #96

    What a wonderful line for summer. Great Bright colors and fun floral prints :)

  • Barbara
    May 24, 2011 at 1:22 pm
    #97

    Loved the interview; loved the colors; love you guys!

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:22 pm
    #98

    I loved the embroidery! I believe Anna’s creativity is inspirational and will spark creativity for my granddaughter to pick up the needle. I am going to show her what is possible. I love the way Anna has embroidered her prints and also hand quilted on white. Simply Stunning!

  • Tina
    May 24, 2011 at 1:23 pm
    #99

    I have had anna’s site bookmarked for quite some time. I love the way she puts material together. I am always thinking…”why can’t I put material together like that???” I feel like when I do it looks like a circus tent rather than unique like Anna’s.

  • Allison C.
    May 24, 2011 at 1:24 pm
    #100

    I have loved Anna Maria’s book Seams to Me ever since I saw it a couple years ago. Her fabric is so colorful and cheerful!

  • Tara Hoke
    May 24, 2011 at 1:27 pm
    #101

    The colors and patterns are wonderful. Thanks for sharing the pattern.

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:28 pm
    #102

    what a great giveaway…hope I win!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:28 pm
    #103

    I love her Make section and not to forget those gorgeous fabrics she has..

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:29 pm
    #104

    Anna Maria is such a talented designer. Thank you for that interview. I’m jealous! I want to go to Quilt Market!

  • Tara Hoke
    May 24, 2011 at 1:32 pm
    #105

    Went to Anna Maria’s blog and it is amazing to see all the fabrics! The colors and prints are amazing!

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:32 pm
    #106

    I visited Anna’s website. There are so many wonderful things to see. I am excited about her laminated cotton fabrics! And I also love her sidewalk satchel pattern.

  • Judy Chaffee
    May 24, 2011 at 1:35 pm
    #107

    Wonderful episode. I love how you go out of your way to interview designers that assist all of us with trends. It is a perfect compliment to the two of you wonderful women!

  • Terisa
    May 24, 2011 at 1:37 pm
    #108

    Anna’s fabrics are so BEautiFUl!! They made me smile :) I could picture several projects using her fabrics. Isn’t it inspiring? YEP!!

  • Veronica
    May 24, 2011 at 1:39 pm
    #109

    the fabrics are beautiful! love the colors!

  • Terisa
    May 24, 2011 at 1:41 pm
    #110

    Just went to Anna’s website and viewed all of her wonderful fabrics. Tomorrow I am going to order some of her fabrics. I have her one of her books and just love all of the beautiful projects!! She is a keeper!

  • Michele Deedy
    May 24, 2011 at 1:45 pm
    #111

    I love embroidery and Anna Maria Horner! Thanks for the show and the pattern! Can’t wait to try it!

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:47 pm
    #112

    I love all the fabric that Anna has.
    some beautiful things can be made with them. You two a great too. Love to watch your show. Wouldn’t miss it for anything. Thank you again and again

  • Holly
    May 24, 2011 at 1:50 pm
    #113

    What a wonderful episode. You gals are constantly amazing me with your ideas.

  • Holly
    May 24, 2011 at 1:52 pm
    #114

    I love the bright, bold colors of her fabrics.

  • kathy
    May 24, 2011 at 1:53 pm
    #115

    I was eating at Olive Garden in SLC when ALL the quilt ladies appeared… wow!

  • Marie
    May 24, 2011 at 1:53 pm
    #116

    I would love to win this for my Mom who is an avid quilter.

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:54 pm
    #117

    I love the colors in the needlework pallate! Anna always has such rich fabrics and gorgeous designs.
    xoxo,
    Amy

  • Tiffani
    May 24, 2011 at 1:54 pm
    #118

    That fabric is beautiful!

  • May 24, 2011 at 1:54 pm
    #119

    Great colors and the projects are fun – I can imagine doing a few gift ideas with these! thanks

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:04 pm
    #120

    How much fun it must have been to attend the quilt show and to meet AMH!! I just checked out her website and her blog and I must say, she’s an amazing woman/mom!!! One thing I found that I love (besides everything else!), is the laminate Loulouthe fabric! What fun stuff to make a rain slicker?! How beautiful would that be!

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:06 pm
    #121

    Oh, did I mention the Pearl Cotton threads?! Like a box of candy! LOVE!

  • Maribeth
    May 24, 2011 at 2:07 pm
    #122

    Beautiful fabric and embroidery-great combination! I have Anna Maria’s first book and I love the Gathering Wild Flowers quilt on her site.

  • Tamara
    May 24, 2011 at 2:10 pm
    #123

    Love the purple/brownish color for the floral fabric! So pretty! Thanks!

  • sarah dybash
    May 24, 2011 at 2:12 pm
    #124

    What a happy space! I love looking at all the beautiful colors in her fabric.

  • Sandy
    May 24, 2011 at 2:14 pm
    #125

    I love hand embroidery. It is so relaxing and easy to carry with you. I always have a baggie with something going that I keep in the car for doctor appoitments

  • Bonnita
    May 24, 2011 at 2:15 pm
    #126

    Great interview! I read Anna’s blog daily. Such a fun and creative person to watch.

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:16 pm
    #127

    what a great idea. can’t wait to go thru my stash and see what i can come up with.

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:22 pm
    #128

    Loved the interview! Inspiring!

  • Nancy L.
    May 24, 2011 at 2:28 pm
    #129

    Love the gorgeous, saturated colors. Great interview!

  • Sandy Smith
    May 24, 2011 at 2:28 pm
    #130

    Loved the interview with Anna. Went directly to her web page and all the bright colorful fabric immediately made me smile. All my creative juices started gushing. I ordered and can’t wait to get delivery. Love your show as well.

  • Nancy L.
    May 24, 2011 at 2:29 pm
    #131

    I went to her website & fell in love. Good Folks is my absolute favorite collection of fabric. The colors are amazing!

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:31 pm
    #132

    Anna’s fabrics look so HAPPY! Her use of color is my favorite thing about her blog…and the fact it can be ours. Anna’s blog has been in my favorites for a long time.

    Wonderful episode!

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:31 pm
    #133

    Love Anna Marie! This is a great giveaway. Thanks!

  • Barbie D.
    May 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm
    #134

    Wow…I thought you two were cute.. she could be a sister..just the look and the dark hair.. Anna is as refreshing as you guys are.. lots of energy.. and a darling family to boot! the kits and fabric are fabulous as well!

  • B M Roland
    May 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm
    #135

    Love your new fabric line and am excited about the many opportunities lamenated cotton will give.
    Sincerely, Brenda Roland

  • Vivian Oaks
    May 24, 2011 at 2:35 pm
    #136

    I visited Anna Maria’s website, and I thought the cute little flannel birds were just darling! (I also noticed in the video you did at Quilt Market that her knees and legs had identical bruises! Understandable, since she probably spends a lot of time playing on the floor with the baby!) :-) Thanks for the video, and the chance to win!

  • AustinMochi
    May 24, 2011 at 2:36 pm
    #137

    What beautiful colors!

  • Roberta Johnson
    May 24, 2011 at 2:40 pm
    #138

    Anna Maria’s fabrics are gorgeous. I will certainly look for her threads and patterns.

  • Anita
    May 24, 2011 at 2:42 pm
    #139

    How fun the fabrics are !!! I recently got back into embroidery – I’d love to try my hand at some of the new threads she has.

  • Shelly
    May 24, 2011 at 2:43 pm
    #140

    I love Anna Maria and this is a fabulous giveaway. Win-win!

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:51 pm
    #141

    Oh she is just as sweet as I thought she’d be(from her blog)! I am loving the idea of doing stitchery on fabric that already has the goodies on it!(Brilliant)
    I look forward to seeing it in person;}

  • Sherol
    May 24, 2011 at 2:51 pm
    #142

    Such fun stuff!

  • Linda K
    May 24, 2011 at 2:52 pm
    #143

    I like the flora patterns and combination of colors in her fabrics and threads.

  • Julie
    May 24, 2011 at 2:53 pm
    #144

    I am a huge fan of Anna Marie Horner! Have many of her fabrics and vistit her website often. Wonderful giveaway!!!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:54 pm
    #145

    how pretty! love all of the color. would love to try embroidery!

  • May 24, 2011 at 2:54 pm
    #146

    I am behind on the fabric trend! lol
    I love the Square Dance Collectionand would love to use her boxed pearls & floss on a few of those!!
    http://store.annamariahorner.com/fodaco.html(SEE I TOLD YOU!)

  • Gail
    May 24, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    #147

    Beautiful fabric and embroidery!!!!!!!!

  • Linda K
    May 24, 2011 at 2:59 pm
    #148

    Visited Anna Maria’s website. She has some gorgeous flannels. Something different to make warm dresses for girls.

  • Hannah
    May 24, 2011 at 3:09 pm
    #149

    Wow! Her fabric is a dream! Isn’t it incredible all the many different ways a true artist can create something beautiful?!

  • pam
    May 24, 2011 at 3:09 pm
    #150

    love love LOVE the interview. anna maria has G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S fabrics and the thought of using her new products for stitching is just plain inspiring. i can’t wait to go out and get back into doing some hand stitching.
    thnx so much for reminding me that i still love hand work!!!

  • Lou
    May 24, 2011 at 3:10 pm
    #151

    Wow!!! Tahnks So much for introducing Anna to us!! I will look for her fabrics in my quilt shops:)

  • May 24, 2011 at 3:15 pm
    #152

    Lovely interview! Love all the new threads and embroidery

  • May 24, 2011 at 3:15 pm
    #153

    I’ve been a long-time fan of AMH! Thank you for the interview & giveaway :)

  • Carrie Blade
    May 24, 2011 at 3:16 pm
    #154

    very nice interview.
    her fabrics are beautiful!!! wonderful patterns/colors!!

  • Dolores W
    May 24, 2011 at 3:17 pm
    #155

    I love the fabrics and also love the embroidery. she had some beautiful things made with them. I can’t wait to try the free pattern. also waiting to see the fabrics in the stores.

  • May 24, 2011 at 3:17 pm
    #156

    What a great interview with Anna. It must have been an amazing experiance to go to the quilt show! I went to Anna’s site and love all the folksy flannel collection. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • May 24, 2011 at 3:17 pm
    #157

    I love her patterns, especially the MultiTasker Tote!

  • May 24, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    #158

    On Anna’s web site her new book “Handmade Beginnings” perfect for my daughter who is having a baby!
    Love all of Anna’s designs and products. xo

  • Linda Lee
    May 24, 2011 at 3:38 pm
    #159

    What energy and color – I just love the items Anna Maria has to offer…I too am a long time Janome owner!!! Haven’t hand stitched in a while – but I am anxious to start again. Thank you all for the video and the offers.

  • Hannah
    May 24, 2011 at 3:40 pm
    #160

    I visited her site and her blog- too fun! I especially love the “Good Folks” and “Drawing Room” fabric collections!

  • Lana
    May 24, 2011 at 3:42 pm
    #161

    I have been a follower of Anna’s and just love her down to earth style!!!!

  • Julie
    May 24, 2011 at 3:42 pm
    #162

    I loved Anna Maria’s blog – you were right! I loved reading about her design of her white room. I love architecture and design as well! Great fabrics too! I grew up in a seamstress’ home. I was in the 3rd grade before I even knew there were clothing stores! My mom is a great designer and I could really relate to Anna talking about inspiration from childhood! Great show girls! Thanks.

  • Monica
    May 24, 2011 at 3:46 pm
    #163

    The colors are bright and beautiful. Cross stitch on quilts is a nice touch! The tutorial is so helpful. What a great giveaway! It would be fun to win. I would give the items to my daughter, who is a beginner.

  • Susan
    May 24, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    #164

    Don’t know how you do it, but you continue to share more & more great ideas!! Thanks!!! LOVE your blog!

  • Janice
    May 24, 2011 at 3:53 pm
    #165

    I love her site! I like the village patch fabric alot!!

  • kelli
    May 24, 2011 at 3:54 pm
    #166

    I’d love to win! Thanks so much for the interview.

  • kelli
    May 24, 2011 at 3:54 pm
    #167

    I’m in love with the “Flirting the Issue Skirt.” Such fun for the summer!

  • Susan
    May 24, 2011 at 3:56 pm
    #168

    I love her bright colors & cheerful designs. I’d like to make the tote-able towel.

  • Joyce Sochacki
    May 24, 2011 at 3:58 pm
    #169

    Such a cute project–thank you

  • May 24, 2011 at 3:59 pm
    #170

    I’ve followed Anna Maria’s blog for a while and love her fabrics and projects. I’d love to win. Thanks.

  • May 24, 2011 at 4:02 pm
    #171

    I love her oilcloths and bag patterns.

  • Kari
    May 24, 2011 at 4:07 pm
    #172

    Wow! What an opportunity! I love the color, color and more color!

  • May 24, 2011 at 4:08 pm
    #173

    Great feature. Love the free design, will go great on a carry-all bag. Went to Anna Maria’s site & ordered her Gathering Flowers Quilt project. Love your show.

  • May 24, 2011 at 4:11 pm
    #174

    Great inspiration and episode! I just started stitching again !

  • Vickie A.
    May 24, 2011 at 4:13 pm
    #175

    I love Anna Maria’s fabrics. I have some of her kitchen towels and they make me happy.
    I love the roses on her new fabrics. I live in the “City of Roses”.
    I loved the watching the interview show. Thanks.

  • Kay
    May 24, 2011 at 4:16 pm
    #176

    Anna Marie Horner’s creations are so inspiring. I am especially excited to see the hand embroidery and quilting ideas. Hand sewing is such a calming activity. Her new fabrics are just beautiful. It was nice to see her in person on your show!

  • May 24, 2011 at 4:18 pm
    #177

    I love the colors in Anne Maria’s work. Thanks for sharing the free pattern

  • May 24, 2011 at 4:19 pm
    #178

    http://annamariahorner.blogspot.com/2006/12/its-hoot.html Love this little owl. And the pincushion pattern is so much fun to make. i really enjoyed that.

  • Vicky
    May 24, 2011 at 4:19 pm
    #179

    The interview is great and love the fabric colors. You are all so young have accomplished so much, I’m in envy.

  • Vicky
    May 24, 2011 at 4:21 pm
    #180

    Checked out her website, it’s fabulous. I was caught up in the bright colors and wonderful ways of displaying her lines from the homepage. Her prices are so reasonable too. I love her use of the bright colors.

  • Nancy
    May 24, 2011 at 4:30 pm
    #181

    Thank you Anna Marie for sharing your beautiful work with Kim and kris to be on the “Dish”. The colors are so vibrant and lovely! I love the package of perl cotton that goes with your fabrics and I have a question. I’ve always used DMC floss and I’m wondering why you chose Anchor floss? Is it because of the color selection, or is Anchor especially good to work with?

  • MaryEllen
    May 24, 2011 at 4:35 pm
    #182

    So lovely! I cannot wait to get Anna Maria Horners kits, too! Beautiful pattern. Thank you for sharing!

  • Melinda V
    May 24, 2011 at 4:46 pm
    #183

    I love her colorful fabrics! I printed out the Wild FLower Pincushion pattern from her website, and am
    going to try making that today. I like the free patterns she has for us to download, plus her tips!

  • Anna Kuhn
    May 24, 2011 at 4:49 pm
    #184

    Love the beautiful needlework. all about the details. They just feel like spring!

  • May 24, 2011 at 5:01 pm
    #185

    what a great episode. I love Anna’s embroidery and the colors she uses. I visited her web site and was amazed at all the beautiful things she makes. Thank you so much for having these shows on line. I look forward each wee to the new ones.

  • Cristina C
    May 24, 2011 at 5:02 pm
    #186

    Love the colours available in her fabrics and her blog is a fun read. I think her wild flower pincushion will soon be making it’s way into my craft space. :)

  • Cristina C
    May 24, 2011 at 5:04 pm
    #187

    Thank you for hosting such a lovely giveaway and giving us the opportunity to enter.

  • May 24, 2011 at 5:05 pm
    #188

    Amazing fabric! I have to have some!!!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 5:19 pm
    #189

    I love watching your shows! What great colors in this segment. I love how she does the hand embroidery because quilting has never been one of my fortes.

  • Carla
    May 24, 2011 at 5:22 pm
    #190

    I adore Anna’s work and have been following her blog for a long time!

  • May 24, 2011 at 5:22 pm
    #191

    I love all of her bright colors that give the impression of quilting without all the work. That is one of the reasons I have never done quilting….I will definitely be purchasing some of her fabric!

  • Ann
    May 24, 2011 at 5:23 pm
    #192

    Loved the interview… seeing the fabrics and the person and ideas behind them…
    The colors are amazing! :)

  • Marilyn Strain
    May 24, 2011 at 5:25 pm
    #193

    Such a beautiful fabric line and thank you for presenting this interview with Anna Maria Horne. Many thanks to Anna for the free design download…hand embroidery was my first craft as a child.

  • Melonie
    May 24, 2011 at 5:50 pm
    #194

    Love the rich colors and patterns in her fabric. I am intrigued with the laminated cotton…especially that it is much softer and pliable than what I’ve seen used for furniture upholstery fabric. I think it would be wonderful for children’s bibs, diaper bags, makeup bags, etc.

  • christa bradford
    May 24, 2011 at 5:56 pm
    #195

    What is now called “hand embroidery” used to be “Crewel work”. I am excited to see it come back in an updated style.

  • barbara johnson
    May 24, 2011 at 6:01 pm
    #196

    WOW… just wonderful color, and “needlework”,,,, my 1st love… especially knit and crochet… but the outline stitching is brilliant… LOVE to watch you younger girls make this stuff sing!!!! Keep it up.. and Janome… is the best…. i’ve 2 of them….keep up the good work..

  • May 24, 2011 at 6:15 pm
    #197

    Went to Anna Maria’s blog and love her Little Folks materials. I really love all her patterns and use of color!

  • Nancy Lindquist
    May 24, 2011 at 6:17 pm
    #198

    Went to the blog and store. Those are really bright colors, can see them in pillows the best.

  • May 24, 2011 at 6:26 pm
    #199

    Went to Anna Maria’s blog and love her Little Folks materials. I really love all her patterns and use of color! Love the scarves too!

  • May 24, 2011 at 6:35 pm
    #200

    I think its neat that you sell a bag of scraps. Sometimes you just need a little bit of something.

  • May 24, 2011 at 6:36 pm
    #201

    I would love to win this prize pack.

  • April
    May 24, 2011 at 6:38 pm
    #202

    this is beautiful fabrics I love the soft flannels in lots of prints. and the emboidery work is amazing I will have to practice my stitching more to be close to that!!

  • edyB
    May 24, 2011 at 6:38 pm
    #203

    I’m so happy to see Anna Maria with the two of you. She’s such a sweet lady and I love her BOLD fabrics. The colors are so rich. Can’t wait to get some of the latest florals.
    Her new kits for embroidery are fun, too. Thanks for the free pattern and the opportunity!

  • May 24, 2011 at 6:39 pm
    #204

    Hi…i just love love love Anna Marie! Her color is what attracts me…..Wow!

  • May 24, 2011 at 6:40 pm
    #205

    I love all of Anna Marie Horner’s things I especially love her patterns and can’t wait to see the new dress that her daughter had on.

  • Shelia
    May 24, 2011 at 6:45 pm
    #206

    LOVE ANNA MARIA HORNER fabric, patterns and stitching!

  • Kim Antongiovanni
    May 24, 2011 at 6:46 pm
    #207

    This is fabulous and she seems as wonderful as y’all are! Thanks for the beautiful interview – what a pleasure to watch!

  • Mary Jane Hendrickson
    May 24, 2011 at 7:02 pm
    #208

    Love this segment. Was not familiar with Anna Maria Horner but now my next stop is her website. Thanks

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:09 pm
    #209

    Beautiful fabric. I love the colors and needlework ideas. I enjoyed the interview with Anna Maria, nice lady, smart too.

  • Annette
    May 24, 2011 at 7:11 pm
    #210

    Beautiful fabrics ~ they are inspiring. Enjoyed the interview ~ Thank you.

  • Janice D.
    May 24, 2011 at 7:16 pm
    #211

    Loved the video and Anna’s fabrics, etc. I have been embroidering for sixty-some years and love the colors of her floss and pearl cotton.

  • ChrisTea
    May 24, 2011 at 7:18 pm
    #212

    I am a “floss” person … the more the merrier! I would love to win and I thank you for the opportunity!

  • ChrisTea
    May 24, 2011 at 7:26 pm
    #213

    I went to Anna’s site and I love the fabrics – they’re beautiful! My favorites, though, are the pillows and that wonderful Sidewalk Satchel. Great ideas!

  • Jennifer
    May 24, 2011 at 7:33 pm
    #214

    What beautiful threads. I love Anna Maria!

  • Sara
    May 24, 2011 at 7:33 pm
    #215

    Love Anna Maria! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Linda W
    May 24, 2011 at 7:34 pm
    #216

    I loved her “Little Folk” collection on her website. Beautiful colors.

  • Sara
    May 24, 2011 at 7:34 pm
    #217

    Love her quilts on her blog! Her fabrics are GORGEOUS.

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:35 pm
    #218

    I love everything Ann Maria Horner does! One of my favorite things on her blog is the Museum Tunic – I made one recently and love it! Can’t wait to try the embroidery pattern!

  • Linda W
    May 24, 2011 at 7:36 pm
    #219

    I enjoyed the interview with Anna Marie and can’t wait for her to get started on those projects for Janome.

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:36 pm
    #220

    What a great giveaway, I’d love to win and do some serious embroidering!

  • Diana
    May 24, 2011 at 7:38 pm
    #221

    I love the colors in Anna’s projects. They are so bright and beautiful. Thanks for this episode.

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:38 pm
    #222

    I love AMH’s site, always visiting. And I really love that quilted pillow of the large floral print from her new range. Such a great way to showcase a beautiful piece of fabric.

  • Dell
    May 24, 2011 at 7:38 pm
    #223

    Love the video. I know what I am adding to my wish list.

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:40 pm
    #224

    I can’t wait to get some of that pearl cotton – even if i dont win!

    Mandi@HandmadeCrush

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:41 pm
    #225

    I have been reading Anna’s blog and enjoyed seeing her new studio come together – I dream of having a place of my own like that some day!

    Mandi@HandmadeCrush

  • Dell
    May 24, 2011 at 7:43 pm
    #226

    I am going to be purchasing some of Anna’s beautiful pearl Cotton

  • Megan
    May 24, 2011 at 7:44 pm
    #227

    I’ve been following Anna’s blog for years, but this is my first time here! Thanks for the great video and the entry!

  • Kara
    May 24, 2011 at 7:45 pm
    #228

    I can’t wait for the embroidery goods from Anna Maria. I’ve been hand quilting her garden party quilt and this is perfect match!!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:46 pm
    #229

    I can think of so many fun projects to make with her new thread. Thanks for offering this fun giveaway.

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:46 pm
    #230

    Anna Maria Horner is truly the reason I finially began to sew. I had a machine for 3 years, never used it once, saw her Good Folks line, ordered it, and the rest is history!!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:48 pm
    #231

    I am working on appliqueing my first quilt — with her Little Folks — and would love these threads to do the hand qulting with!

    Thanks, Ladies, for the chance to win — and thanks Anna for so much inspiration!!!

  • Wylie
    May 24, 2011 at 7:48 pm
    #232

    Loved the interview. Anna Maria’s new collection is gorgeous, and I really love the laminated cottons. I would love to win some of her new pearl cottons. Thanks!

  • May 24, 2011 at 7:50 pm
    #233

    I adore Anna Maria Horner’s designs! I’m very excited about the new line of stitching products she has, I’ll have to try handsewing now :)

  • Hillary
    May 24, 2011 at 7:52 pm
    #234

    I love the sleeveless version of the Painted Portrait Blouse that she posted about in her blog. Thank so so much for sharing!!

  • Darlene
    May 24, 2011 at 7:53 pm
    #235

    How exciting! Want wonderful colors! Love it! Laminated cotton – - – EXCELLENT!

  • Rebecca
    May 24, 2011 at 7:54 pm
    #236

    Thank you so much for the chance to win!

  • Mary
    May 24, 2011 at 7:55 pm
    #237

    What a gorgeous collection; can’t wait to get it!

  • Rebecca
    May 24, 2011 at 7:56 pm
    #238

    I have been drooling over the colors of thread she has been working with for weeks now and am so excited to hear that will be available to purchase. I love the glimpses into her everyday life, especially of her children crafting in the new “white room”.

  • Maureen Young
    May 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm
    #239

    What a great inspiration and so talented. Her fabrics are truly wonderful. Congratulations Anna

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:01 pm
    #240

    Loved to see this video: as much I as *know* AMH is from the US, somehow when I read her voice I never hear the accent (I’m from Scotland) so it is surreal but lovely to see her speak in person. Great little interview!

    My favourite thing about her blog: any passage about the amazing team spirit her family have. They all seem to work together on everything, share love and hobbies and passions. I don’t have my own family yet but I sincerely hope we shall be as cohesive (and as hip!) as the AMH’s family are.

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:01 pm
    #241

    Thanks for sharing this great interview–love the large scale floral print in Loulouthi!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:05 pm
    #242

    I love the baby zig-zap quilt featured in the “make” section of Anna Maria’s website. Was also excited to discover her kitchen towels–didn’t know she designed kitchen items.

  • Carmen Grudier
    May 24, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    #243

    Love the new colors in Anna Maria Horner floss palette. Please enter me in the free giveaway. Thank you.

  • Mehna
    May 24, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    #244

    What a great interview! I love her fabric and am excited about her new needleworks project. Her work is so beautiful and inspiring!

  • Mehna
    May 24, 2011 at 8:15 pm
    #245

    I love Anna Maria’s blog! On her site, both the Figure 8 velveteen scarf kit and the Gathering Flowers quilt really caught my eye. She is one of my favorite designers.

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:16 pm
    #246

    You two are too cute! This is my first time here, I love AMH and now I am loving you guys! Thanks for the great video.

  • Lori W.
    May 24, 2011 at 8:17 pm
    #247

    Love the new flosses! I can’t wait to get my hands on them and start some hand quilting projects. Anna Maria is so inspiring with her creativity. Thanks for highlighting her in this video interview.

  • Mona
    May 24, 2011 at 8:18 pm
    #248

    it is always so nice to get to meet the person behind the fabrics. Anna Maria is a talented lady and of course she loves to do needlework of all styles. Love the pattern and her projects she has done.

  • Nichole
    May 24, 2011 at 8:19 pm
    #249

    Love the emphasis on embroidery meshed with other things – quilts, clothing. Genius! Thanks for the interview and the chance to win!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:24 pm
    #250

    I met Anna Maria while at quilt market and found her very easy to talk to. Her designs are fabulous! Thank you for sponsoring such a generous giveaway!!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:24 pm
    #251

    Oh and I’ve been following her blog for a long time now. I love seeing her projects and hearing about her family as well. She is an amazing woman to be able to do so much!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:28 pm
    #252

    LOVE the new line! yay Anna Maria!

  • Kristin
    May 24, 2011 at 8:28 pm
    #253

    Great interview! The new line is gorgeous and I love all the handstitching ideas and the new threads. Beautiful!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:29 pm
    #254

    One of the things I love most about Anna Maria is her style and how it shines in her FAMILY! Thanks!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:33 pm
    #255

    Awesome interview! I love seeing everything from her booth. I just ordered her new fabric line and can’t wait to get it!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:33 pm
    #256

    Everything on Anna’s blog is inspiring and eye catching. My fav is that pillow where she embroidered the details of the print~ genius!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:35 pm
    #257

    I love her fabric, and I can’t wait to try out her embroider thread!

  • May 24, 2011 at 8:35 pm
    #258

    I went over to her shop, and I love her patterns and pattern packs. I really want to try the roundabout dress! I also love her blog.

  • Bonnie
    May 24, 2011 at 8:37 pm
    #259

    I’m excited about the beautiful threads. The colors are favorites! Also, I’m excited about buying a new sewing machine. I’m now going to purchase a “Janome”, my first new machine since the 60′s!! What better testimonial but one from someone who sews and designs for a living! This is already a win,win!

  • Jerri
    May 24, 2011 at 8:38 pm
    #260

    Those colors are beautiful!

  • LindaSonia
    May 24, 2011 at 8:49 pm
    #261

    Love everything about Anna Maria Horner – she is the definition of inspiration.

  • Jean
    May 24, 2011 at 8:50 pm
    #262

    The large floral multi designs struck my eye. It looks like fun project to do enhancements with threads and ribbons on it for a wonderful composition.

  • Rosa
    May 24, 2011 at 8:54 pm
    #263

    I am super inspired! Love the needlework colors.

  • Debbie
    May 24, 2011 at 8:59 pm
    #264

    Just love your fiber art. The vibrant colors and textures, make HD TV look dull! Eye Candy for the Crafters Soul for sure. Enjoy your videos, interviews and checking out your blogs, keep up the great work.

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:00 pm
    #265

    AMH has the most wonderful designs! I’m excited to try my hand at her embroidery ideas, too!

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:01 pm
    #266

    Also, on my blog, I love her insights about family and especially about how creativity and working/playing together can bring family together :) the picture of her daughters working on projects together that she posted recently was so heartwarming!

  • Marie
    May 24, 2011 at 9:02 pm
    #267

    A wonderful interview. I loved the AnnaMaria fabrics. Now I’m off to visit her site.

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:06 pm
    #268

    I love AM! Thanks for the post and the fantastic giveaway!

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:06 pm
    #269

    Oh and my very favorite part of the AM website is her blog. I’m an obsessive follower and I’m on every day!

  • Caro
    May 24, 2011 at 9:08 pm
    #270

    Love AMH embroidery designs. She’s mega creative.

  • Kelly Murrie
    May 24, 2011 at 9:10 pm
    #271

    What an ispiring lady! To have all those wonderful little people in her life, yet still be able to manage such a creative business venture. Go princess Anna!

  • Claudia
    May 24, 2011 at 9:11 pm
    #272

    I love the way Anna Maria puts colors together that I would have never tried! I have been eyeing that embroidered flower on her blog for a while–love the colors!

  • Pamela Mace
    May 24, 2011 at 9:13 pm
    #273

    Love the brightly colored fabric!! So glad that flowers are popular, but in an updated way! Also happy that hand embroidery is regaining some attention – I have always loved hand stitching of any kind!

  • Elise
    May 24, 2011 at 9:15 pm
    #274

    Anna, never fails to amaze me! She has such energy and always beautiful fabrics!

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:17 pm
    #275

    swoon! those colors look gorgeous! I would love to try out her floss on a quilt.

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:18 pm
    #276

    I love her project packs, especially the flirting the issue skirt!

  • Krissy H
    May 24, 2011 at 9:18 pm
    #277

    Huge fan of Anna Maria! Can’t wait to get started on the embroidery pattern and to get my hands on some of the new fabric. Love it!

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:22 pm
    #278

    I need pearl cotton, so this would save me a trip to the store!

  • Claire
    May 24, 2011 at 9:24 pm
    #279

    Such a great interview! Love Anna Maria’s fabrics and so excited about the new embroidery threads!

  • Denise M.
    May 24, 2011 at 9:26 pm
    #280

    I *LOVE* all of Anna Maria Horner’s creations. He use of color and pattern is just to die for. Great interview.

  • Claire
    May 24, 2011 at 9:27 pm
    #281

    Oh, and I stopped by Anna’s website – love the make section. Although I regularly follow her blog, I had missed the love emblem quilt – so cute!

  • Denise M.
    May 24, 2011 at 9:30 pm
    #282

    I love AMH’s website! The shop alone is more eye candy than I can stand. I love the fabric stacks and the project packs. I can’t wait to try to make the pillow on her blog and in your video. That embroidered floral fabric pillow *NEEDS* to be in my home. :-)

  • Katie
    May 24, 2011 at 9:32 pm
    #283

    Great interview!

  • Katie
    May 24, 2011 at 9:33 pm
    #284

    I love the hand quilting tutorial on Anna Maria’s blog. I’ve used it many times!

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:38 pm
    #285

    Anna Maria has inspired me (again!)- needlework on print fabric- Brilliant! I’d love to win the pearls and embroidery floss!

  • margo
    May 24, 2011 at 9:51 pm
    #286

    i am in LOVE with all things anna maria horner but am particularly inspired by the idea of trying my hand at hand quilting (har har) on a quilted pillow case! super awesome and cool. fingers crossed because i am absolutely salivating at all the floss and thread!

  • May 24, 2011 at 9:52 pm
    #287

    I Love her use of color and patterns, it’s fun, fresh, and perfectly funky :)

  • La
    May 24, 2011 at 9:53 pm
    #288

    Cool, but I don’t see the free pattern.

  • pat yamada
    May 24, 2011 at 9:56 pm
    #289

    Haven’t done embroidery for years! But I am inspired by the AM Horner video. I’ve downloaded the patterns… now WHERE is my floss?

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:03 pm
    #290

    I just love looking at the beautiful fabrics!

  • Carolyne
    May 24, 2011 at 10:04 pm
    #291

    I’ve been loving “Little Folks” for a long time. Now there are more lovelies to wish for!

    I am right now making two quilts for my two little granddaughters birthdays this Summer. Embroidery is part of my project so I would love to win some of those luscious colors. The Sea, the Sky, the Earth.

    Oh, how I wish one of your workshops was nearby so I could attend. {sigh}

  • chloe
    May 24, 2011 at 10:06 pm
    #292

    love the fabric, love the threads, love so much that her girls just sit and sew together. Dreaming dreams that my girls might sit like that one day when they are older.

  • Linda L
    May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm
    #293

    What gorgeous designs and colors! I didn’t expect to be so impressed. And thank you for the free pattern. I look forward to trying it soon. I love the round pillow with the pompoms and want one for my very own!

  • Jan C.
    May 24, 2011 at 10:15 pm
    #294

    I love AMH and have followed her blog for sometime. Her embroidery is so free-form and happy. I’d enjoy using her new line.

  • Jodi
    May 24, 2011 at 10:16 pm
    #295

    Cute Flannel Chicks to show off her fabric line – I could get lost in that fabric.

  • Jan C.
    May 24, 2011 at 10:17 pm
    #296

    I love the gathered flowers quilt. So bright and cheerful!

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:19 pm
    #297

    The colors, the patterns – love it all. Thank you for sharing the interview.

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:22 pm
    #298

    I follow Anna’s Blog and I love just about everything she does! I especially love the bright colored fabric and would love to try some of this hand quilting with the floss. Beautiful!

  • Marie
    May 24, 2011 at 10:23 pm
    #299

    Thank you ladies for bringing us your interview with Anna. It sounds like you had a great time at market. I would love a chance to win!
    Marie

  • Marilyn
    May 24, 2011 at 10:26 pm
    #300

    Just visited Anna Maria’s website. Love the folksy flannels. Beautiful colors and patterns that would be so much fun to play with.

  • Marie
    May 24, 2011 at 10:27 pm
    #301

    I have been a follower of Anna Maria Horner’s for some time now. What I love about her site, besides the beautiful color and design in everything she does, is her writing style. She has such a way with words!
    Thanks again for a chance to win!
    Marie

  • Marilyn
    May 24, 2011 at 10:28 pm
    #302

    Anna Maria sure uses an lot of beautiful colors. Would love to play with the pearl cotton.

  • Melanie
    May 24, 2011 at 10:32 pm
    #303

    I love how dense and textural the floral embroidery is. I would love to make the time for somethig so luxe!

  • Denise
    May 24, 2011 at 10:32 pm
    #304

    Her fabric is soooo cool! Love the colors. She is such a beautiful person and her daughter too! Cant wait to see what she comes up with next.

  • sharon
    May 24, 2011 at 10:36 pm
    #305

    I remember embroidering as a brownie *jr girl scout* almost a hundered years ago.
    I think it would be a good hobby to take up again.

  • sharon
    May 24, 2011 at 10:37 pm
    #306

    I have been following anna maria’s blog for some time
    I would love to make the love emblem quilt project she shows in her blog and on her make page

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:40 pm
    #307

    These threads are just beautiful!! I love the colors and what she has done with them.

  • Belinda
    May 24, 2011 at 10:44 pm
    #308

    I love ALL of Anna Maria’s work! Cannot wait to get my hands on some of her new line of fabrics. The embroidery threads & projects make me drool!!!!!!!

  • Sarah G
    May 24, 2011 at 10:49 pm
    #309

    I visit Anna Maria’s blog all of the time! I have her book Seams Like Home and I love doing those fun little projects. I really love the dress her daughter was wearing in the video, I have seen this dress a few times on her blog and would like to get the pattern!

  • Amanda Gaskin
    May 24, 2011 at 10:50 pm
    #310

    She happens to be my favorite designer too! She has inspired me to get more into embroidery. Love her designs!

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:51 pm
    #311

    I love your interview with Anna Maria! Thanks for sharing it and for the chance to win her new Needleworks materials!!! :)

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:52 pm
    #312

    I’ve been a fan of Anna Maria’s for a long time. Thanks for featuring her here! Man would I love to win, I love embroidery. So glad to see her entering this market

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:53 pm
    #313

    also I have been reading her blog for ages, love seeing her children so enthralled with creating too… enjoyed seeing her little girls working on stitchery projects the other day.

  • Amanda
    May 24, 2011 at 10:53 pm
    #314

    Thanks for the great interview! I love it all.

  • Julia
    May 24, 2011 at 10:54 pm
    #315

    I love Ana Maria horner’s fabrics and patterns. She is amazing!! Thanks so much for featuring her in this segment.

  • Amanda
    May 24, 2011 at 10:54 pm
    #316

    I am a big fan of Anna Maria’s blog, and am really excited to try out the latest laminated fabrics.

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:54 pm
    #317

    I’m a huge fan of Anna’s blog and I just love all of her work that she shares over there. My favorite collections of hers are Little Folks and LouLouthi!

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:57 pm
    #318

    Great interview and the embroidery threads are gorgeous. Now that she has come out with her Needlework line, I may have to try it myself.

  • Teresa Collins
    May 24, 2011 at 10:58 pm
    #319

    I’m SURE this is what heaven will look like! The colors of the Loulouthi fabrics are just GORGEOUS!!!

  • Judy S
    May 24, 2011 at 10:58 pm
    #320

    The colours are wonderful! Thank you for all the beautiful fabric and the great interview………amazing/.

  • May 24, 2011 at 10:58 pm
    #321

    Love everything about Anna’s new line!

  • Mary Heightchew
    May 24, 2011 at 11:01 pm
    #322

    I stumbled onto your site today and became an instant fan!

  • Tess
    May 24, 2011 at 11:04 pm
    #323

    What a lovely interview! Such a lovely giveaway, I love anything Anna Maria! thanks for the chance :-)

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm
    #324

    I love everything in her site. I am loving these threads and that’s what prompted me to come on over. I like her matching solids and her new line!!

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:11 pm
    #325

    Would love a chance at this giveaway prize! So many possiblities!

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:13 pm
    #326

    Loved the interview. And her new line of fabric!

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:13 pm
    #327

    Oh wow! I love Anna Maria’s new Folksy Flannels. I must have some!

  • Winnie
    May 24, 2011 at 11:14 pm
    #328

    I love her color combinations. My mother taught me to embroider when I was 6 years old. I won’t tell how long I have know how to sew. When I was a kid I thought everyone knew how to sew. I don’t ever remember not knowing how to embroider/sew. Anna Marie is a lovely person.

  • Mary Heightchew
    May 24, 2011 at 11:16 pm
    #329

    I just went to Anna’s site and found her kitchen towels! I want them all! :)

  • kate
    May 24, 2011 at 11:20 pm
    #330

    I love everything Anna Maria Horner designs, and being a lover of embroidery I can’t wait to try some of these projects!

  • Mandy
    May 24, 2011 at 11:21 pm
    #331

    Anna’s is the only blog I check everyday for new posts. It is a beautiful place to dream and be inspired. I am now wanting to embroider for the first time since childhood – thank you.

  • Amy Torgrimson
    May 24, 2011 at 11:24 pm
    #332

    Hand sewing is like meditation for me and whenever I need inspiration I turn to Anna’s blog. She takes an old and classic craft and makes it fresh and clean. I’ve been a huge fan for years and am just sooo excited about her new needlecraft line!

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:30 pm
    #333

    Great interview! I have been an Anna fan for a while now, all her fabrics are so gorgeous.

  • marjory
    May 24, 2011 at 11:30 pm
    #334

    I feel like I just had a feast for my eyes. I love everything that you do and this episode did not disappoint!

  • marjory
    May 24, 2011 at 11:32 pm
    #335

    Ok! I want some of each of her fabrics. I love them all!

  • May 24, 2011 at 11:33 pm
    #336

    Just visited her sight and I love the Love Emblem Quilt so much, it has been on my “to do” list. I need to get it done! :)

  • Sean
    May 24, 2011 at 11:41 pm
    #337

    I adore the Evening Empire Dress SO MUCH along with the fabric line, particularly Chocolate Lollipop. Thanks for the great video and giveaway!

  • Holly
    May 24, 2011 at 11:45 pm
    #338

    Anna Maria Horner is my FAVORITE designer and I’m so excited for this new line! =)

  • mjb
    May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm
    #339

    I’m excited about all of the new products!

  • Holly
    May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm
    #340

    Garden Party! It’s my favorite line of her fabrics! Thanks for the chance to enter =)

  • Beverly McKay
    May 24, 2011 at 11:55 pm
    #341

    I love all the beautiful colors in her fabrics. The fabrics have beautiful designs…would love to see them in person!

  • denise
    May 24, 2011 at 11:55 pm
    #342

    The dress Juliana was wearing is Gorgeous and I want to make it NOW!! I just love Anna Maria…can’t wait to get my hands on her newest fabric!

  • Lorna
    May 25, 2011 at 12:02 am
    #343

    Thanks for such a great hand embroidery design. Looks like lots of people liked it!

  • Cinnamon
    May 25, 2011 at 12:05 am
    #344

    As usual, her fabric looks so beautiful! Great video.
    scarletteandcinnamon(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Cinnamon
    May 25, 2011 at 12:07 am
    #345

    I think my favoritest thing on her website right now is the Flirting the issue skirt. It’s so cute. I want to make one! Thanks for the giveaway.
    scarletteandcinnamon(at)gmail(dot)com

  • May 25, 2011 at 12:20 am
    #346

    I love love love AMH!! Her projects are to die for! I love her hand quilted projects, and her crochet is really cute too! I am very excited to get her new collection and I can not wait for her Perle Cotton to come out! Yay!!

  • Sandy Farquhar
    May 25, 2011 at 12:20 am
    #347

    I loved Annie Marie Homer’s Website. I love her floral fabrics and her free patchwork pillow pattern!

  • Nancy
    May 25, 2011 at 12:20 am
    #348

    This is absolutely gorgeous! I love all the different colors, etc. Embroidery is such a fun exciting thing to do.

  • Nancy
    May 25, 2011 at 12:21 am
    #349

    This is absolutely gorgeous! I love all the different colors, etc.

  • Kate
    May 25, 2011 at 12:21 am
    #350

    Love love love that Anna Maria has started an embroidery line!! And I might have to try the quilted pillow idea. the detail and depth of design is awesome.

  • May 25, 2011 at 12:22 am
    #351

    Great interview – I’ve been dying for a better peek at her new line!

  • May 25, 2011 at 12:23 am
    #352

    Something that catches my eye? Are you kidding??! How about everything she does! :) I am really excited about her new voiles – I love working with Little Folks for clothing and am thrilled to try her new line.

  • darlene
    May 25, 2011 at 12:31 am
    #353

    love your interview and the thread and anna maria … always creative, all of you ….

  • darlene
    May 25, 2011 at 12:32 am
    #354

    saw her site and i love ………….. all of it …. so hard to choose … the thread, fabric, patterns … gimme it all … LOL

  • SuzyMcQ
    May 25, 2011 at 12:32 am
    #355

    Just lovin’ those towels….so cute and inexpensive! I could spend the entire day on her website….it’s truly eye candy!

  • SuzyMcQ
    May 25, 2011 at 12:34 am
    #356

    Thank you for the great giveaway! I was thinking about starting embroidery again, it’s just the best summer on your lap on the porch sort of pastime…..I think these beautiful pearl cottons are a great motivator.

  • May 25, 2011 at 12:34 am
    #357

    Great video! I just love the colors of her stuff, so fun and happy! I saw a felt garland on her site that I am in love with, plus so much else that caught my eye!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Erin Waters
    May 25, 2011 at 12:36 am
    #358

    Thank you so much for the wonderful interview with AMH & for the free pattern. I’m not terribly good at embroidery, but maybe I’ll practice more now

  • kathleen
    May 25, 2011 at 12:36 am
    #359

    love the fabrics, love Janome!

  • Chris
    May 25, 2011 at 12:38 am
    #360

    Love all her new embroidery projects – great blog too!

  • kathleen
    May 25, 2011 at 12:39 am
    #361

    Great giveaway, great interview!

  • Karen
    May 25, 2011 at 12:46 am
    #362

    I totally loved your interview – how lucky you girls were to enjoy quilt market and meet such wonderful and talented designers! Watching this latest episode of your show makes me want to pick up my needle and thread right now and start stitching away – so inspirational. Thank you!!

  • Erica
    May 25, 2011 at 12:55 am
    #363

    I love anna maria. i’m still working on my innocent crush quilt, i guess i had better get a move on so i can get my hands on some loulouthi!

  • Kathy L
    May 25, 2011 at 12:59 am
    #364

    I love the new lines of fabric. Great interview

  • Ann S.
    May 25, 2011 at 12:59 am
    #365

    I’m really into making bags and purses right now, so I think I must have the pattern for the Sidewalk Satchel! Lovely stuff!

  • Susan
    May 25, 2011 at 1:16 am
    #366

    Gak! There I was being all good and resisting the temptation to order yet MORE AMH fabric to my already extensive collection – but the embroidery package and the pillow (and moreso the POSSIBILITIES) – not to mention the forthcoming x-stitch” fabrics – well, I just fell off the wagon. Sign me up. Resistance is futile. But now… how will I ever sleep with all the IDEAS starting to bubble up from that interview?

  • Dawn Tieman
    May 25, 2011 at 1:18 am
    #367

    Beautiful fabrics! Cant wait for the next episode. I will most definitely save the new Quilt shop “My Girlfriends Quilt Shop” web site to my favorites. One of my dreams as well. I wish you much success.

  • Kristin
    May 25, 2011 at 1:19 am
    #368

    I love Anna Maria’s farics – it is the great colors that click for me. I have been wanting to try some hand quilting and embroidery and this looks like the perfect excuses.

  • Kaye
    May 25, 2011 at 1:20 am
    #369

    That was an awesome interview! I’ve been following Anna’s blog for years. Thanks!

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:24 am
    #370

    Want to know what caught my eye? HER FABULOUS WORKROOM. Major envy. Would love the floss…

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:26 am
    #371

    great interview..i love the look of innocent crush…i am yet to see it over here

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:27 am
    #372

    Oh my goodness, what don’t I love about Anna’s blog and website. Been a fan for a long time and would LOVE to own some of her gorgeous new pearl cottons!!!

    -Tarrah
    Artfully Domestic

  • Renee
    May 25, 2011 at 1:28 am
    #373

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway.

  • Karen Rowell
    May 25, 2011 at 1:30 am
    #374

    I love the “Drawing Room” and the “Folksy Flannels” on the website! What gorgeous colors and designs!

  • Karen Rowell
    May 25, 2011 at 1:31 am
    #375

    Very interesting interview in this edition. Thanks for sharing.

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:34 am
    #376

    Oops, guess I was supposed to come back and post something specific from her site! I have always loved her home accessories. I want all of her pillows and rugs :)

    -Tarrah
    Artfully Domestic

  • Kaye
    May 25, 2011 at 1:38 am
    #377

    Where to start on her site :) the fabric, the patterns, it’s all amazing.

  • Gabriela Voss
    May 25, 2011 at 1:39 am
    #378

    I’m SO excited about AM’s new line! I especially love that she’s startng a new needleworks line. Oh Em Gee! I would love to win this!

  • Gabriela Voss
    May 25, 2011 at 1:40 am
    #379

    I actually left AM’s site to watch this video. I think the thing I love the most about AM’s site is her sneak peak into her life. I love reading about her kiddos and husband. The Horner family seems really, really special.

  • Sherri S.
    May 25, 2011 at 1:41 am
    #380

    Ooh, wow, yay! Thanks!

  • Dottie
    May 25, 2011 at 1:41 am
    #381

    Anna Maria’s website is very inspiring! Love the colors and some fun projects on the Make page.

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:44 am
    #382

    I came over from Anna Maria’s blog and loved watching this interview! I don’t know what rock I’ve been under but you guys are fun and I think I’ll have to look around a bit!

  • Gabriela
    May 25, 2011 at 1:46 am
    #383

    I love reading about AM’s family. That is such an added treat in addition to learning more about her persona l life and seeing photos of her home.

  • Bev
    May 25, 2011 at 1:48 am
    #384

    What a fun interview! The thread palettes are some of the most beautiful I’ve seen and Anna Maria’s new fabric line a big wow. Simply beautiful.

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:53 am
    #385

    Love Anna Maria Horner and so love embroidery!

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:55 am
    #386

    Her Roundabout Dress and Slip has always been one of my favorites!

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:56 am
    #387

    [...] such a warm, fun person. Her fabrics and ideas are just terrific. … … See more here: Kim & Kris Interview Anna Maria Horner at Quilt Market – Free … ← The Art of Brenda Yirsa: Exotic Flowers in Fabric – Quilt [...]

  • Sharon Andersen
    May 25, 2011 at 1:56 am
    #388

    the interview was inspiring and I LOVE those pillows! I’m heading to Anna Maria’s website now!! Thanks again for more inspiration and ideas!

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:56 am
    #389

    This is another beautiful line of fabric from one my favorite fabric designers–and I love the idea of using the fabric as a basis for embroidery — it’s something I’ve been playing around with for years. I’m really looking forward to seeing all her wonderful ideas in her new needleworks line.

  • Beth
    May 25, 2011 at 1:57 am
    #390

    Such rich colors with so many possibilities!

  • Judy S
    May 25, 2011 at 1:58 am
    #391

    The Flower Patch Pillows are just beautiful; colorful and fun and funky……

  • Romy
    May 25, 2011 at 1:59 am
    #392

    I’m so excited about the Pearl Cotton! Al ready planning what to make.

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:00 am
    #393

    I love to visit Anna’s blog because she is such an inspiration. She encourages me to just create and not worry about doing it right or wrong. I like that she posts about many different types of needlework–sewing, embroidery, quilting, crochet, knitting. There is no end to her talents and creativity–all while being a mother to six wonderful children.

  • Anjelica
    May 25, 2011 at 2:04 am
    #394

    I love AMH and her blog. I’m really looking forward to her new dress/blouse pattern that will be coming out. Hope I win Yay!

  • Romy
    May 25, 2011 at 2:04 am
    #395

    My favorite thing on her site is the make section. I’ve already made the baby zigzag quilt, the figure 8 scarf, and the museum tunic. Next up are a couple of skirts for the summer. But I might have to order some of her new voile for that!

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am
    #396

    She is such an inspirational woman! LOVE her work! what a great interview and giveaway!!! Thank you

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am
    #397

    What beautiful colors!

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am
    #398

    I would love to win… I LOVE Anna Maria!

  • Ann M.
    May 25, 2011 at 2:13 am
    #399

    Love Her fabrics!

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:13 am
    #400

    I have been reading Anna Maria’s blog for a long time… I love how she includes her girls in her projects!

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:14 am
    #401

    Gorgeous, ALL OF IT! Crossing my fingers to win this one… I’d love to try my hand at that embroidered pillow she made.

  • lisa
    May 25, 2011 at 2:15 am
    #402

    Oh, that was a great interview. I really like her style and her fabrics. I LOVE the embroidery ideas!!!!! Crossing my fingers on this one!!!!!!

  • lisa
    May 25, 2011 at 2:21 am
    #403

    I go to anna maria horner’s website all the time, just to get inspired. But, what caught my eye on her newest post is the the embroidered pillow (I just bought that fabric) and the little blue flowers in the embroidery hoop. I’m really excited to try those out. :) I have to throw this in, I also love the empire evening dress pattern (the one with the big zigs) and obviously all her little folks voiles – rocking awesome fabric!

  • JennX
    May 25, 2011 at 2:30 am
    #404

    Oh gosh, she’s just as lovely in person as her fabric. I’m a faithful follower of Anna Maria’s and her blog banner has piqued my interest of late- now all is revealed! Must go back to that tutorial that she gave ages ago on stitching…

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:31 am
    #405

    I am loving AMH’s new line – what stunning design. I’d love to make a quilt or two. Her voile is gorgeous to touch…ah heck everything she does is fab. I’d love to win her threads!
    Abbe

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:36 am
    #406

    Thank you for the interview! I am always so inspired by Anna Maria Horner. Her fabrics and use of color are really amazing, but I am really excited about those perle cottons!

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:38 am
    #407

    Her fabrics and work are amazing and so beautiful.
    Those designs and threads are gorgeous!

    Debbie

  • Ann S.
    May 25, 2011 at 2:40 am
    #408

    Lovely fabrics! Lovely patterns! Thanks for the great episode!

  • Lizette French
    May 25, 2011 at 2:48 am
    #409

    I love Anna Maria and all her material. When i have 5 mins, I will be attempting her patchwork pillow. Her cotton looks divine, and it is now on my wishlist

  • Jackie H
    May 25, 2011 at 2:59 am
    #410

    What a fun interview! So excited for her embroidery line – I’ve been wanting to try embroidery but have been really intimidated…so maybe this will be my motivation! :)

  • Theresa
    May 25, 2011 at 3:03 am
    #411

    Wow a wonderful giveaway ty all!

  • Theresa
    May 25, 2011 at 3:03 am
    #412

    I love all of it, especially the empire dress pattern!

  • heather
    May 25, 2011 at 3:04 am
    #413

    i love anna maria and everything she does! i would LOVE to win these flosses! i can’t wait to see them. love her fabrics and patterns. i’ve been sewing on a baby boy quilt today- full of her soft voiles. thanks for the preview!

  • May 25, 2011 at 3:08 am
    #414

    I’d love to win one of those embroidery kits!

  • Nicole
    May 25, 2011 at 3:08 am
    #415

    I love these kits! I can’t wait to get my hands on them!!

  • Diana B
    May 25, 2011 at 3:10 am
    #416

    Love, love, love.

  • Amber Elli
    May 25, 2011 at 3:10 am
    #417

    Good to see the video and watch You both ask Anna Marie everything I would want to know. I just love her, I read her blog all of the time for a couple of years and want so badly to craft as she does. I am a busy Mom of three and a freelance graphic designer. I would love to stitch her new patterns. Can’t wait to see more videos with our favorite designers/quilters/artists. THANK YOU!

  • May 25, 2011 at 3:10 am
    #418

    I am learning to do crazy quilting so I know I will be visitng your site often. From what I seen so far you hasve many things I can use.

  • Deb
    May 25, 2011 at 3:13 am
    #419

    I’m so glad to hear Janome is getting a spokes person who has used Janome for a long time & truly likes the product & knows about it. thanks for an informative & interesting interview!

  • Agnes
    May 25, 2011 at 3:15 am
    #420

    Thanks for covering Anna Maria Horner. I love her fabrics!

  • Jennifer H
    May 25, 2011 at 3:26 am
    #421

    Great interview!

  • Jennifer H
    May 25, 2011 at 3:28 am
    #422

    The “Gathering Flowers” quilt pattern is lovely!!

  • Emily
    May 25, 2011 at 3:58 am
    #423

    Love Loulouthi!!!!! heartheartheart!

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:09 am
    #424

    I LOVE Anna Maria. Her fabrics are so vibrant and are simply stunning!

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:15 am
    #425

    I love AMH! Her fabrics are always the most colorful and cheerful!

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:16 am
    #426

    I love all the kits Anna sells on her site–not to mention my favorite blog post of all time when her oldest daughter left for college! *sniff*

  • Beth farwell
    May 25, 2011 at 4:18 am
    #427

    I loved the blouse with the stitching on the yoke. What gorgeous fabric. Thanks for the contest.

  • patty nisbet
    May 25, 2011 at 4:46 am
    #428

    Great interview. AMH thread sets are beautiful.

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:51 am
    #429

    Great interview! I absolutely adore Anna Maria Horner. Her designs are pure eye candy and delight my creative spirit! I love all the color and patterns of her new line and can’t wait to order some of the fabrics.

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:53 am
    #430

    Great giveaway just love your blog, thanks for the chance to win.

    Later Tater,
    Laney
    laneyhollo@yahoo.com

  • patty nisbet
    May 25, 2011 at 4:55 am
    #431

    I love what Anna does with her fabrics. The combinations are stunning. I like the whole cloth quilted pillow.

  • May 25, 2011 at 5:30 am
    #432

    I adore AMH and am in love with her newest collection. I have recently been stitching again and was so excited to see her stitching line!!

  • Jenelle
    May 25, 2011 at 6:00 am
    #433

    So pretty! I can’t wait to check out her new pearl cotton :)

  • Jenelle
    May 25, 2011 at 6:01 am
    #434

    I also love that on her blog she offers a great tutorial on how to hand quilt. I can’t wait to try her tips out on my first quilt.

  • Christina R
    May 25, 2011 at 6:16 am
    #435

    Love the fabric design and colors…absolutely beautiful!

  • Christina R
    May 25, 2011 at 6:19 am
    #436

    I think my favorite Anna Maria Sewing Pattern is the Evening Empire Dress. It is so cool and I love the colors and fabrics it was made out of. I definitely want that dress and need matching ones for my two little girls. I can see them twirling now. :)

  • Karen
    May 25, 2011 at 6:45 am
    #437

    Thankyou for running this competition! The colours of the threads look beautiful.

  • Karen
    May 25, 2011 at 6:47 am
    #438

    The thing that first caught my eye on Anna Maria’s blog were the actual packs that the threads come in- they also look luscious!

  • May 25, 2011 at 7:21 am
    #439

    Hi ladies!
    I found this site through Anna Maria’s blog and I’m so pleased that I did :)
    The video was great, thanks so much for sharing it with us, as for what caught my eye on Anna’s site – I love how she involves her family in her work and you get a great feel for how much love that there is in her home. The project that I loved most was the free download for her Innocent crush collection, how cool and Punky has that laid made quilting! :)
    Fingers crossed here that I win one of the patterns as I’d love to try out embroidery!
    Have a great day ladies!

  • May 25, 2011 at 7:25 am
    #440

    Thank you for the interview! This line is so beautiful and I love Anna Maria Horner’s sense of colour, so it’s really great she has her own embroidery palette!

  • May 25, 2011 at 7:30 am
    #441

    On Anna Maria’s website, I really love the way she presents her new collections and patterns. The pictures are always so beautiful and vibrant but also laid back. I can’t choose one favourite thing, because I love so much of what she does.

  • May 25, 2011 at 9:19 am
    #442

    Thanks for the great interview with Anna Maria Horner. She has some beautiful fabrics in her line.

  • May 25, 2011 at 9:20 am
    #443

    On Anna Maria Horner’s website I really fell in love with her purse patterns. I would like to try my hand at them. Also she has a lot of neat Free Patterns on her blog also.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Susan
    May 25, 2011 at 9:44 am
    #444

    thanks for a great interview with Anna Maria. I adore Anna Maria’s fabric combinations – in clothes, bags and home goods. I particularly like her rugs and fabrics.

  • Jill Harris
    May 25, 2011 at 10:27 am
    #445

    I love the beautiful fabrics!

  • Julie
    May 25, 2011 at 10:35 am
    #446

    Anna Maria is an inspiration! Thanks for the interview.

  • Paula
    May 25, 2011 at 10:43 am
    #447

    A great interview – Anna Maria’s new range of fabrics and embroidery floss looks beautiful! I have been an avid follower of her blog for a while now and also a fan of her fabric collections :-)

  • Mary Lou
    May 25, 2011 at 10:58 am
    #448

    Absolutely beautiful new fabric line! And what a down to earth lady Anna Marie is!

  • Mary Lou
    May 25, 2011 at 11:02 am
    #449

    Visited Anna Maria’s website and was enthralled by the lovely sewing patterns and books. I especially love that she has free patterns to offer as well.

  • May 25, 2011 at 11:04 am
    #450

    LOVE some AMH. love love love

    (and my 4yo and I don’t watch much TV ~ but we always make a lil time to check out K&K on youtube. she’s now correcting my form, specifically my bad habit of sewing over pins)

  • May 25, 2011 at 11:07 am
    #451

    and for #2 -i’m really digging the embroidery. after she first introduced it awhile back I took a stab at playing with some fabric & flowers. I could certainly use a little practice (and the templates!)

  • Sasha
    May 25, 2011 at 11:32 am
    #452

    I love the thread colors!!!! Thank you for the chance to win!

  • Sasha
    May 25, 2011 at 11:33 am
    #453

    I’ve been oogling over the socialite dress for a couple of months now. I really want to try and make one!!!

  • May 25, 2011 at 11:39 am
    #454

    SEW EXCITING! Welcome to the world of smocking and embroidery with Anchor and quilting fabrics!
    maggieb!

  • May 25, 2011 at 11:40 am
    #455

    I love this collection! I hope I win a set!!

  • Jackie K
    May 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm
    #456

    I love Anna Maria’s new line. I hope I win. :)

  • May 25, 2011 at 12:21 pm
    #457

    Can her fabric get any more lovely?! I LOVE her new embroidery threads and all her free patterns — I really don’t think there’s any thing on her website that I DON’T love actually!

  • Robin
    May 25, 2011 at 12:27 pm
    #458

    Great video! I loved seeing the new thread collection and will look forward to Anna’s new fabric collections, including that cross-stitch fabric. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Carol
    May 25, 2011 at 12:30 pm
    #459

    New visitor here and love your site, love Anna’s blog. Drooling at thought of all that lovely material and threads. Off now to explore rest of your bits ‘n’ bobs. Keep up the good work.

  • Sharri Reeves
    May 25, 2011 at 12:46 pm
    #460

    Great interview! Anna is so inspiring. Her fabrics make my fingers itch, ready to create. Keep giving us wonderful inspiration like this.

  • May 25, 2011 at 12:46 pm
    #461

    The fabrics look gorgeous and not only would I be using the pearl cottons for embroidery, but I have 101 ideas for crocheting with the beautiful colour pallete too – I’d just love the chance to win so I can get crocheting too !

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:01 pm
    #462

    I love her new voiles coming out . . . time for a new museum tunic!

  • Sylvia
    May 25, 2011 at 1:02 pm
    #463

    How beautiful and inspiring! Thank you for the chance to win these lovely items. (and thank you, Anna, for linking to this site!).

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:02 pm
    #464

    all the handstitching, esp cross stitching coming back is so nostalgic–I remember learning from my mom, making tiny christmas ornaments in minature frames.

  • Lori Nagel
    May 25, 2011 at 1:08 pm
    #465

    What fabulous ideas. I love the outlined pillow – it was beautiful. It would be really fun to make a bag with a quilted fabric!

  • Maureen
    May 25, 2011 at 1:12 pm
    #466

    Love her blog and fabric designs. Embellishing adds so much to a project.

  • Laurel
    May 25, 2011 at 1:21 pm
    #467

    I am so excited that Janome and Anna are going to be working together. I own a Janome and have been following Anna for quite awhile.

  • Bunny
    May 25, 2011 at 1:34 pm
    #468

    I have both of Anna’s books. Now I need to get stitchin’ with my hands, so hope I win!

  • Linda S
    May 25, 2011 at 1:37 pm
    #469

    Oh WOW! I am a fan of perle cotton – smocking and embroidery. To have Anna Maria’s color coordinated selections would be wonderful. Love the explosion of color on her blog and within her fabric design – very happy!

  • Courtney L.
    May 25, 2011 at 1:37 pm
    #470

    Whoa! How awesome. I have loved all of Anna Maria’s creations so far and this is no different. I would love to win. Thanks for the chance.

  • Connie
    May 25, 2011 at 1:41 pm
    #471

    I would love to win!

  • May 25, 2011 at 1:42 pm
    #472

    I love the colors and I have been wanting for so long to learn how to sew, with these fabric I am inspired .

  • Martha Boswell
    May 25, 2011 at 1:44 pm
    #473

    I really love the pillow that is embellished with the pearl cotton. Simply beautiful! And, I can’t wait for the dress pattern to come out! ;-)

  • Connie
    May 25, 2011 at 1:48 pm
    #474

    On Annas Website I saw some beautiful fabric called Drawing room. It features some vintage vibe bird grapics!

  • susanintexas
    May 25, 2011 at 1:51 pm
    #475

    wow, thanks for such a great little blog & interview with AMH! I cannot WAIT till the rest of the items you showed come to market. I also have a Janome, so that is such great news.

  • susanintexas
    May 25, 2011 at 1:52 pm
    #476

    I came over here from her site (and I’ll be faving you now) and I love….well besides everything about her….that she has such a wonderful and personal blog. She shows just the right amount of personal and professional. She has motivated me to try color in ways I never had before.

  • Rupi
    May 25, 2011 at 1:58 pm
    #477

    What I love, always, is the pop of colors as soon as you visit the blog!!! I love this chance to win the goodies.

  • Clare Fitzgerald
    May 25, 2011 at 2:02 pm
    #478

    I am so in love with the boxes of pearl cottons! I can’t wait to get my hands on them and get going on some more hand quilting! Squeee! I hope I win!

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:03 pm
    #479

    I’ve loved Anna Maria’s work for years, so excited to see her moving into needlework!

  • Deirdre
    May 25, 2011 at 2:11 pm
    #480

    I am really interested in the quilted/ embroidered pillow idea. I will be prepping such a project for my summer travels!

  • Genna
    May 25, 2011 at 2:13 pm
    #481

    Love love love her new collection LouLouthi. I’ve been reading her blog for months now (after finding her book in the library). I would be SO excited to win some of these beautiful cotton threads!!

  • Amy
    May 25, 2011 at 2:15 pm
    #482

    Great interview with Anna. Love her stuff.

  • Amy
    May 25, 2011 at 2:17 pm
    #483

    Love all the great colors on AMH blog. Especially love the felt garland and the other things she designed using felt.

  • Jen Gough
    May 25, 2011 at 2:17 pm
    #484

    I love how she picks colors that are so bright and vibrant! I am really excited for more embroidery items! I am really interested in the quilted an embroidered pillow! Thanks!

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:26 pm
    #485

    What an exciting give away! I have always loved Anna Maria’s fabric and bright colours…it would be so much fun to combine that with my love of hand stitching.

  • May 25, 2011 at 2:27 pm
    #486

    From Anna Maria Horner’s website…I have tons of favourites. Right now my favourite is probably the free form embroidery pillow.

  • Maria
    May 25, 2011 at 2:28 pm
    #487

    The pattern is great thank you for sharing.

  • Marcedez
    May 25, 2011 at 2:28 pm
    #488

    I loved everything, seriously! I spent an hour on her site.

  • Maria
    May 25, 2011 at 2:30 pm
    #489

    What I love about Anna Maria Horner’s website is…. everything!!!! The fabric, the paper goodies, the patterns. She is an amazing person.

  • PrincessJewel1
    May 25, 2011 at 2:36 pm
    #490

    Another great episode!! This was very interesting combining fabric with embroidery. Love the colors!
    Love the way she combines her family into her designing!

  • Margie
    May 25, 2011 at 2:42 pm
    #491

    Wow … she out does herself every fabric line. Can’t wait to see all her new patterns.

  • Margie
    May 25, 2011 at 2:43 pm
    #492

    I love her blog and website …. I love her paper line and patterns (of course)!

  • Elizabeth
    May 25, 2011 at 2:45 pm
    #493

    Really exciting…It is wonderful to see hand work coming back into vogue. I have always enjoyed
    just picking up a piece of embroidery and being able to relax and not fight the machine…
    Congratulations on your new product…

  • Linda gerig
    May 25, 2011 at 2:49 pm
    #494

    I would love to do a pillow with that thread. hopefully pillow kits soon. I do love her scarves. Linda gerig

  • Carole Briggs
    May 25, 2011 at 3:05 pm
    #495

    I have always loved doing embroidery, Anna’s fabrics are a great solution to quick projects but still being able to add special details. Now I am off to her site to get more inspiration. :)

  • Erin
    May 25, 2011 at 3:06 pm
    #496

    I love this! I can’t wait to get started!

  • Erin
    May 25, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    #497

    And on Anna Maria’s site, I constantly get sucked into the flickr pools — I love seeing what people have made with her gorgeous fabric!

  • May 25, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    #498

    I really enjoyed looking at Anna Marie Horner’s blog and website. I have seen one of her books but am goint to check out Seams to Me. Great episode.

  • Lisa
    May 25, 2011 at 3:12 pm
    #499

    I can’t wait for her new line of fabric – it is just so rich and beautiful. But, I have to say that I am most intrigued by the cross stitch fabric, it looks like the perfect avenue for giving it a first try. And of course I am printing off a copy of those gorgeous flowers right now. Great interview, thanks.

  • Xandi
    May 25, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    #500

    Thanks for the great interview and giveaway!

  • Xandi
    May 25, 2011 at 3:20 pm
    #501

    This is an old one – but my favorite thing on AMH’s website is baby Roman squealing with laughter at his dog.

  • Julie
    May 25, 2011 at 3:27 pm
    #502

    Just love that Anna Maria Horner! She embodies so much of what I wish for in a balance of modern life while keeping alive womens handiwork traditions that need to be passed down for future generations! I’m already patiently waiting for those Loulouthi fabrics, now the embroidery threads to look forward to! Thank you for showcasing her – you all are awesome!

  • May 25, 2011 at 3:29 pm
    #503

    Wonderful giveaway!

  • May 25, 2011 at 3:30 pm
    #504

    I love Ann Maria!! I’ve been a blog follower and group of hers for a very very very long time. What inspires me most is her unusual use of colors that just pop right out. Not always for the faint of heart but I love her boldness and brave use of her palettes.

  • Robyn
    May 25, 2011 at 3:32 pm
    #505

    I love hand embroidery and would love to try Anna’s new pattern with that lovely floss!

  • May 25, 2011 at 3:38 pm
    #506

    Great interview! She’s so inspiring! I’m thinking of quilting my first quilt with her new Pearl cotton!

  • May 25, 2011 at 3:40 pm
    #507

    love her new line of fabrics!

  • Lisa Leimone
    May 25, 2011 at 3:44 pm
    #508

    Wonderful interview! The colors Anna uses are just beautiful! Can’t wait to try her new floss and cotton pearl’s.

  • Shanna
    May 25, 2011 at 3:46 pm
    #509

    I love Anna Maria and I visit her site regularly! Her fabric is so beautiful and her patterns inspiring. I am working on her Good Folks zig zag quilt and want to make her Multi-Tasker Tote for summer. Thanks for the giveaway :)

  • Sue D
    May 25, 2011 at 3:51 pm
    #510

    Great interview and love her fabrics and stitchery.

  • Lisa Leimone
    May 25, 2011 at 3:54 pm
    #511

    I’m SO LOVING her new sewins space!! WOW!! I loved the hand quilting with her new floss, I have got to try that!!

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:00 pm
    #512

    Fantastic interview! I especially love the pillows! It’s been a while since I have done embroidery, but this has sure inspired me to do it again! Looking forward to embroidery thread release!

  • Selena V.
    May 25, 2011 at 4:02 pm
    #513

    Wow! What an awsome display of colors and designs! My Mom is so great at Embroidery I think this would make a great gift for her. I am hoping to learn from her, just as she learned from her mother! Thanks for offering such an amazing giveaway! I love it, love it, love it!

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:06 pm
    #514

    Thanks for the interview and pattern. I love Anna’s work.

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:08 pm
    #515

    what don’t I like at Anna’s website?! I’ve been a follower of her blog for a while, I love the things she shares about her work and fabrics, and the tutorials and patterns.

  • Sue D
    May 25, 2011 at 4:10 pm
    #516

    I checked out her website and I like the Meadow Receiving Blanket kit.

  • Lisa
    May 25, 2011 at 4:16 pm
    #517

    I’ve always wanted to learn how to embroider but now I think I have the inspiration I need. I’m going to get the blue palette and get to work!

  • Christine H
    May 25, 2011 at 4:16 pm
    #518

    Great Interview and site. Anna Maria’s work is amazing and so creative, this new embroidery line is so inspiring I wanted the thread the second I saw it!

  • Lisa
    May 25, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    #519

    I’m also a longtime reader of Anna’s blog and everything there is fun to read, her personality really shines through her writing. I especially love when she posts tips on how to create the free patterns that she has up there.

  • celaina
    May 25, 2011 at 4:19 pm
    #520

    I just want to win!

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:23 pm
    #521

    I went to Anna Maria’s Blogsite. I love her new Loulouthi line of fabric! Going to order some today! :)

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:25 pm
    #522

    Love the embroidery pattern! Thanks!

  • May 25, 2011 at 4:27 pm
    #523

    At AMH’s site, I’m loving the make page! Also love the hand quilted pillow she had at Quilt Market. Gorgeous.

  • Paula
    May 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm
    #524

    WOW = first time to “meet” Anna Marie and was just blown away by her website. I will be back frequently

  • nicole
    May 25, 2011 at 4:44 pm
    #525

    nr 525 ?? here :-)

    absolutely adore this new needlework line by Anna Maria!

  • Jennie
    May 25, 2011 at 4:56 pm
    #526

    I love everything Anna Maria and am so excited about all her needlework items!!!!

  • Ellen Ban
    May 25, 2011 at 4:58 pm
    #527

    So excited for AMH’s venture into needlework to go along with her fabric!

  • Ellen Ban
    May 25, 2011 at 5:01 pm
    #528

    Her blouse with the embroidered yoke of quilting weight cotton and the rest of the garment in voile really caught my attention on her blog. Have fabric from every collection she’s come out with so far and can’t wait to get the latest!

  • Chrystal
    May 25, 2011 at 5:10 pm
    #529

    Thanks for offering this giveaway! I haven’t been to your site before, but look forward to reading through it all now!

  • Nicola
    May 25, 2011 at 5:23 pm
    #530

    I love everything that Anna Maria Horner does. I’m working on a flirting the issue skirt right now!

  • May 25, 2011 at 5:32 pm
    #531

    The free styled quilted pillow caught my eye!

    In fact it all really did and does every time I look at her fabric, patterns, and quality in her work one of my very FAVORITE things about that fantastic woman is THE TEXTURE you can almost feel in her fabrics. She involves so much color and texture in her designs and coming from a gal who LOVES texture…let’s just say I go nuts when I see her stuff!
    Absolutely nuts!!!

    I especially LOVE the pillow I mentioned above because of the dimension the hand quilting adds to the fabric. Which she showed some closer up pics on her blog. And the fact that the hand embroidery matches the design. It follows the shapes and flowers and that is too awesome-I love it!

    I would LOVE if I could get my hands on some of these goodies!! It is crazy I have never hand embroidered yet…but have done every other crafty thing it feels. I can’t wait to try my hands at it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks so much Kim and Kris for all you do-I love to visit your blog and see all the wonderful inspiration that is to be found here:)

    Hugs! :) ;)
    -Angela Timms

  • laura
    May 25, 2011 at 5:36 pm
    #532

    Wonderful interview. Thanks!

  • Chiara Aldridge
    May 25, 2011 at 5:36 pm
    #533

    That was a fun interview!

  • Moni
    May 25, 2011 at 5:36 pm
    #534

    Loved the video! Thanks for sharing.

  • laura
    May 25, 2011 at 5:36 pm
    #535

    Who ISN’T in love with that needlework pillow she showed. Beautiful!

  • Moni
    May 25, 2011 at 5:36 pm
    #536

    Love Anna Maria Horner’s sewing space! How fabulous.

  • Mary
    May 25, 2011 at 5:38 pm
    #537

    I was just shopping around for these pearl threads! So glad to see Anna now has them. I love all her fabrics so these will fit right in.

  • May 25, 2011 at 5:39 pm
    #538

    I can see why you like Anna Marie’s fabric designs!

  • lisa mac
    May 25, 2011 at 5:40 pm
    #539

    I shared a link about the episode. I love her prints.

  • May 25, 2011 at 5:42 pm
    #540

    What I like at Anna Marie’s website is not only the wonderful fabric but I like that she is bringing back the love of needlework. It makes any special project that much more special with the added embellishment of needle handi-work. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  • Chiara Aldridge
    May 25, 2011 at 5:48 pm
    #541

    I love her proper attire skirt pattern. Very cute!

  • Kari L.
    May 25, 2011 at 5:52 pm
    #542

    I found you via her blog and all the needlework on her site is lovely. I just started sewing and needlework and am finding a wonderful world.

  • Lisa
    May 25, 2011 at 5:53 pm
    #543

    I love Anna’s blog. Thanks for the video. I love that she is putting out designs in so many different kinds of fabric. I really want some of the Innocent Crush velvet, and now I’m excited to try more embroidery.

  • May 25, 2011 at 6:33 pm
    #544

    [...] more about the thread on Anna Maria’s blog and watch a video interview about it on DIY Dish. Tweet Embroidery, News Release, People in the News, Product Release Anna Maria Horner, Coats [...]

  • Marci
    May 25, 2011 at 6:43 pm
    #545

    I would love, love, love to win this AMH giveaway, I can’t wait to sew with some of her new fabric and thread.

  • Ava Smith
    May 25, 2011 at 7:12 pm
    #546

    Anna’s designs are beautiful! I also enjoy your site, always something new! I’d have to say, Anna’s designs also remind me of our semi-tropical climate here in New Orleans. Thank you! Very inspirational!

  • May 25, 2011 at 7:15 pm
    #547

    Thank-you for bringing us this interview. It’s always nice to hear the news from the designer!

  • May 25, 2011 at 7:16 pm
    #548

    One of my favorite things on Anna’s blog are her many posts and pictures of her children enjoying creating as well. So inspiring!

  • jennifer
    May 25, 2011 at 7:20 pm
    #549

    I love everything AMH produces, but of her latest things I am really loving the simple running stitch embelishment on clothing, I’d love to scale that down onto some sundresses for my little girsl – so cute!

  • Meredith
    May 25, 2011 at 7:23 pm
    #550

    LOVE the interview and the new fabric – i check Anna Maria’s blog almost daily and love all of her stuff! thank you!

  • Nicole
    May 25, 2011 at 7:31 pm
    #551

    Wonderful giveaway, thank you!
    I have been following Anna Maria Horner’s blog for some time now and I am always in awe.
    She is wonderful, her creations are breathtaking and always a source of inspiration.
    The new needleworks line looks fabulous!

  • Lisa K
    May 25, 2011 at 7:33 pm
    #552

    I love her fabrics! I hope I win!

  • Peg Roberts
    May 25, 2011 at 7:35 pm
    #553

    Wow! What beautiful color! Very vibrant! What lovelies we can make with all that fabric. Thanks for the free pattern. It will make a very pretty lovely!

  • Lisa K
    May 25, 2011 at 7:36 pm
    #554

    I went to her website and enjoyed looking at the “make” section with so many great free patterns/ideas! The flirting the issue skirt is cute and would be great for summer!

  • Brooke
    May 25, 2011 at 7:36 pm
    #555

    Love this giveaway. Can’t wait to get the new prints and floss!!

  • Tonya
    May 25, 2011 at 7:37 pm
    #556

    I enjoyed your interview with Anna Maria Horner. She’s one of my favorite designers. I’m very excited about her new line Needleworks! I would love to quilt a pillow top like the one she made.

  • Brooke
    May 25, 2011 at 7:39 pm
    #557

    From her website I love reading about what’s going on with her and her family on her blog. As a mom of young kids I feel like I can relate. Lots of inspiration from her ongoing projects, too – especially her recent quilted pillow cover.

  • nette
    May 25, 2011 at 8:00 pm
    #558

    I am enthralled so much to try so much to share with sister and now to try quilting with the two ply cotton thread. Her beautiful fabrics wonderful colors and incredible patterns! I could go on but I have to go back to class.

  • debbie buske
    May 25, 2011 at 8:10 pm
    #559

    These fabrics and colors are great, Where do I find them. I have always loved bright colors and prints similar to these. The threads are great colors . Can’t wait to try them.
    t

  • peggy
    May 25, 2011 at 8:12 pm
    #560

    Love her beautiful things. I generally only hand sew small items so I am super excited to see her new Needleworks stuff.

  • abby
    May 25, 2011 at 8:14 pm
    #561

    love the floss colors! so beautiful individually and as a whole group! can’t wait to see them in person!

  • abby
    May 25, 2011 at 8:16 pm
    #562

    really inspired by anna maria’s whole cloth pillows! the idea is so simple and beautiful!

  • May 25, 2011 at 8:20 pm
    #563

    Oh my goodness! This makes me want to pull out some embroidery thread and start a new skill. Beautiful!

  • Diana
    May 25, 2011 at 8:38 pm
    #564

    I love her website. There are always beautiful new designs to look at and I also love having a peek at where her work is done.

  • Lauren
    May 25, 2011 at 8:38 pm
    #565

    she makes everything absolutely over the top!

  • Karma Lane
    May 25, 2011 at 8:52 pm
    #566

    I have been an AMH fan for some time now and can’t wait to place my order for some fabrics from Loulouthi! I also lover her other items like rugs and paper goods. I’m new to your website but will definitely be visiting again. Thanks for the chance to win anything AMH!

  • Jannette
    May 25, 2011 at 9:13 pm
    #567

    I LOVE her blog. She is an amazing writer, her post about her daughter going off to college is just amazing. FYI you will need a tissue to read it. She is so talented and I would love to win this!

  • May 25, 2011 at 9:13 pm
    #568

    What a gorgeous young woman and a gorgeous line of fabric! You guys are always inspirational and I can’t wait to get my hands on this fabric line in order to use that inspiration. Have a great day and thanks for a great giveaway

  • May 25, 2011 at 9:17 pm
    #569

    I just got back from digging through AMH’s website and how great is that! I absolutely fell in love with the pattern for the Multi-Tasker Tote. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that bag. Thanks for sharing.

  • DonaK
    May 25, 2011 at 9:31 pm
    #570

    Love…love…love Anna Maria’s fabric!!!! Now the embroidery floss kits!!! I’ve died and gone to heaven.
    Can’t wait to get started.

  • Leslie
    May 25, 2011 at 9:32 pm
    #571

    I love everything about Anna Maria. Her style, her creativeness, her vision and especially her personality. Everytime she comes out with a new line of fabric, that becomes my favorite. I enjoy handwork and to see her unique take on it is inspirational.

  • Leslie
    May 25, 2011 at 9:33 pm
    #572

    I love Anna Maria’s children’s clothes!

  • Kasia
    May 25, 2011 at 9:37 pm
    #573

    Wow, these are such beautiful colors! The embroidery really adds a depth to the projects! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • jane
    May 25, 2011 at 9:47 pm
    #574

    Great interview! and I love amh’s website- I love everything on it! this new fabric is so lovely and i can’t wait for the pattern for the new tunic dress!

  • Yvonne
    May 25, 2011 at 9:51 pm
    #575

    I love everything Anna Maria Horner does. I’m excited that she has a new needlework line. Thanks for the video and giveaway!

  • Dollie Buss
    May 25, 2011 at 10:03 pm
    #576

    Checked out Anne Marie’s website and blog. Great collections – especially like the Chocolate Lollypop. Such flower power! Her blog had some great freebies too. Downloaded the pattern – will be nice to just sit and stitch in front of the TV. You girls just find the best for us. Thank you.

  • Lou Ann
    May 25, 2011 at 10:35 pm
    #577

    Love the pom pom pillow!! Can’t wait to make one and also try the perle cotton! Her blog is just FUN!

  • Patti
    May 25, 2011 at 11:11 pm
    #578

    Such a nice interview. Makes me want to do some handquilting and a pillow would be a great start. Thanks

  • Emilie
    May 25, 2011 at 11:14 pm
    #579

    Great interview with Anna Maria Horner. I follow her blog and I’m a big fan. All her stuff is just so gorgeous! Can’t wait to see the new line of fabric! I would also like to try the new embroidery floss!

  • May 26, 2011 at 12:35 am
    #580

    Great interview! It is very nice to see the fabric in action. I look forward to seeing more from Janome and Anna Maria Horner. I love Janome, too.

  • May 26, 2011 at 12:36 am
    #581

    I think I am liking the Isabella palette the most, and I think I must have some perle cottons. Thanks for the chance to win some Anna Maria Horner goodness.

  • lori n.
    May 26, 2011 at 12:41 am
    #582

    Wow! I love the way AMH works with color. Her blog is chock full of color inspiration for me. I would love to work with her threads in color palettes chosen by her.

  • Debbie
    May 26, 2011 at 1:02 am
    #583

    It was great to actually hear Anna Maria Horner after years of reading her blog. Your interview was great and really helped put a voice to the face!

  • Beth
    May 26, 2011 at 1:04 am
    #584

    I am an AMH follower. I like the free-style pillow and would love to try it with her thread.

  • May 26, 2011 at 1:08 am
    #585

    anna maria is my mentor! she is the reason i got back into sewing, and i am so excited for the new collection and now the needlework! everything she does is so vibrant and alive! so happy! yay!

  • Erin Mitchell
    May 26, 2011 at 1:13 am
    #586

    So excited for Anna Maria’s new announcement! Can’t wait for LouLouthi!

  • Angela Bumpus
    May 26, 2011 at 1:20 am
    #587

    Anna Maria and her vibrant fabric (which I hadn’t seen anything like before) is the reason I started quilting four years ago. I’ve long loved embroidery so I’m very excited for her new patterns and floss/thread–noone combines color like her!

  • Ginger
    May 26, 2011 at 1:29 am
    #588

    Great video!

  • Melinda
    May 26, 2011 at 1:41 am
    #589

    How beautiful!

  • Becky
    May 26, 2011 at 1:49 am
    #590

    This would be wonderful to win, as I am addicted to using perle cotton for hand quilting thanks to AMH :)

  • Becky
    May 26, 2011 at 1:51 am
    #591

    My current fav project on her site (also love the blog), is the Flirting the Issue skirt, which I love and have already made 2 of for the spring

  • Kitty
    May 26, 2011 at 2:18 am
    #592

    I’ve never tried pearl cotton but would love to. Beautiful colors and the fabrics are wonderful!

  • Kitty
    May 26, 2011 at 2:25 am
    #593

    The Innocent Crush patchwork pillows are so cute! The interview was great–thanks to you all for the giveaway!

  • LizzyKay
    May 26, 2011 at 2:35 am
    #594

    Have always enjoyed and been inspired by Anna Marie Horner. Thanks for the free pattern.

  • Paula
    May 26, 2011 at 2:49 am
    #595

    I LOVE Anna Maria! Although when I saw her video I was positive that was one of her daughters, not her, doing the instructing! Oh, if only I looked so young! But I LOVE her fabrics, especially the Loulouthi collection. They are beautiful and inspiring just themselves. I want to make a dress or top and skirt from Clippings in Passion and Summer Totem in Grapefruit with some Curated Bloom in Patina thrown in for good measure. I simply love this new collection and wish there was some velveteen in here like the Innocent Crush collection has!
    And now she has embroidery cottons. I am SO tempted. But not talented. But now I might have to try. Thank you Anna Maria, for inspiring us. :-)

  • Joy
    May 26, 2011 at 3:05 am
    #596

    I have loved following Anna Maria, working with her fabrics, and am so excited to see her new collection and needlework line!

  • Jill
    May 26, 2011 at 3:55 am
    #597

    Anna Maria has been one of my favorite reads for years. I love her light, color, and thrill in her family and her fabrics? I was in love with her Bohemian line forever, even after it was sold out everywhere. Her palettes are beautiful in her new collection – as always. :)

  • Jeanne Jones
    May 26, 2011 at 3:58 am
    #598

    Love the new fabric line!

  • Jill
    May 26, 2011 at 3:59 am
    #599

    What caught my eye on her site? You’re kidding, right? Everything! I have been drooling over both of her sewing books hoping to sew and create as she does. I also love her Folk Dance Quilt design…if only quilting didn’t scare the bejeebers out of me…

  • May 26, 2011 at 4:10 am
    #600

    I love the scale difference between the quilting cottons and voiles. And as a florist I can’t go past the all those giant garden roses and te colour.

  • mamajen
    May 26, 2011 at 5:13 am
    #601

    I love AMH’s style. Everything she designs is gorgeous. I have been drooling over that flower on her blog for weeks. I’m so excited that she is sharing the pattern. Thanks so much!!! Can’t wait for Loulouthi to come out. She got me hooked on Voile with the Little Folks line, so I’m looking forward to more!

  • Jessica Derickson
    May 26, 2011 at 6:13 am
    #602

    Anna Maria is so inspiring! How does she do it all? I would love to use those beautiful threads in my own creations.

  • Jessica Derickson
    May 26, 2011 at 6:19 am
    #603

    I’m excited to see the loulouthi laminated cottons! I see lunch bags in my future!

  • May 26, 2011 at 8:29 am
    #604

    Lovely new line from AMH. Really liked her how to on hand quilting.

  • montse
    May 26, 2011 at 9:12 am
    #605

    Love whatever Ana María makes, deigns, sews, she’s great!

  • montse
    May 26, 2011 at 9:12 am
    #606

    What caught my eye in her site? The beautiful pillow she embroideres following the design printed. Amazing!

  • May 26, 2011 at 10:15 am
    #607

    Ooooh. I’ve been wondering how she made the embroidery on her blog banner for a while now. So fun to have the pattern fro myself now :) I’ve never visited the diydish before but I’ll be back for more I am sure!
    Lauren

  • Elizabeth
    May 26, 2011 at 10:22 am
    #608

    Years ago I used to do lots of embroidery and I’ve been thinking of getting back into it. Would love to try
    AMH’s new line. Been following her blog for awhile now and love it.

  • Marie G.
    May 26, 2011 at 10:25 am
    #609

    What a wonderful video! Such delightful fabric and terrific ideas!

  • Allysa
    May 26, 2011 at 10:30 am
    #610

    Anna Marie is the WOMAN! How does she do it all?! Tons of coffee and chocolate?
    I love her skirts! As soon as school is out for this over-worked teacher, I plan to spend my summer sewing her many amazing designs.

  • May 26, 2011 at 11:10 am
    #611

    I had never heard of Anna Marie Horner until today. WOW! I love here fabrics. Thank you so much for bringing new and fresh ideas to those of us that don’t live in bigger cities.

  • Wendy D. P.
    May 26, 2011 at 11:20 am
    #612

    I love AMH’s use of color – always so bright and rich! I love the Folksy Flannels on her web site and it’s great to see her moving into new textiles!

  • Rosario B
    May 26, 2011 at 11:42 am
    #613

    I have been reading Anna Maria Horner’s blog for a while now and I am always drawn by all the colour, freshness and simplicity of her designs and ideas. Very inspiring!

  • Jennifer Borwn
    May 26, 2011 at 12:42 pm
    #614

    I found your website and am excited about visiting more often. I have been a fan of anna Maria’s for ahile now. When my husband sees her site on the screen he says “Stop tempting my wife!” It doesn’t work. I really like the Loulouthi pillow with the white background and can imagine it in my little girl’s room, and I could certainly play around with some of the new floss in quilting for my soon to arive baby girl.

    Thanks for the interview, I look forward to visiting more,
    Jennifer

  • Debbi Crane
    May 26, 2011 at 1:20 pm
    #615

    AMH is an icon to all crafty moms!!

  • May 26, 2011 at 1:22 pm
    #616

    Loved the interview. Anna Maria is such a “real” person that it is hard not to like her! Throw in all of her beautiful creativity and fabrics and WOW!!! Thanks for the chance to win and get to know Anna Maria a little more!

  • Debby
    May 26, 2011 at 1:52 pm
    #617

    I love the website, love the colors, fabrics, everything. The make section is wonderful also. I’d be such a happy camper to win. I have always loved embroidery and her colors are beautiful.

  • May 26, 2011 at 1:55 pm
    #618

    Wow Love this episode! I need to try my hand at embroidery.

  • Sara Ardren
    May 26, 2011 at 2:06 pm
    #619

    I’ve been following Anna’s blog for a long time now, and it never gets old. Her ideas are refreshing and she’s a wonderful member of the creative community. Thanks for your great interview.

  • sarah p
    May 26, 2011 at 2:16 pm
    #620

    I love her colors, and prints, and it is not the same old same old. She always has things that are different, and new.

  • May 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm
    #621

    sorry…got caught up on Anna Maria’s blog and MAKE page!! LOVE HER! Any way, I guess what caught my eye most, besides all of the lovely colors and fabrics, is her new loulouthi laminate line…oh the things that could be made!! Thanks again! :)

  • Deb K
    May 26, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    #622

    Great interview! The fabrics are gorgeous and I can’t wait to try out her embroidery ideas. Anna Maria is fantastic!

  • sandi
    May 26, 2011 at 2:57 pm
    #623

    I love decorating clothes and the decorated yoke on her daughters dress is so beautiful. I love Anna’s new line of fabric. Her fabrics are so cheerful. thanks

  • Serena Baumea
    May 26, 2011 at 3:02 pm
    #624

    What interesting patterns and colors in the fabric and ways to use the fabric to embroder on.
    Thanks so much for the interview.

  • stephanie mullin
    May 26, 2011 at 3:03 pm
    #625

    I love Anna Marie! So excited to see this new line and all the fun ways to embelish it! I love that she has put a thread package together! So excited for the fabric to come!

  • Holly Clark
    May 26, 2011 at 3:29 pm
    #626

    Oh what a wonderful interview, as a die-hard AMH fan Thank you!

  • Andrea_B
    May 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm
    #627

    I just discovered your site through Anna’s blog and I will now be a new follower :) Loved the interview!
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Holly Clark
    May 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm
    #628

    So I check AMH’s blog all the time, and I absolutely love perusing her flickr photo pools looking at all the beautiful things people out there are making with her fabrics. However my next project will surely be that quilted pillow. Love that!

  • Andrea_B
    May 26, 2011 at 3:38 pm
    #629

    I love the new fabrics Anna Maria has on her site and I will definitely be getting one of the Loulouthi laminates to make her rain coat.
    Thanks again for the chance to win!

  • Jo Stires
    May 26, 2011 at 3:49 pm
    #630

    I love bright colors and therefore love the fabric! I haven’t done hand stitching in years, since my kids were little. Now that I’m retired and my kids are grown, I’m ready to get back into it.

  • Nancy Reis
    May 26, 2011 at 3:53 pm
    #631

    Love the fabrics. Fun to “meet” the designer.

  • May 26, 2011 at 4:09 pm
    #632

    I love AMH’s style and use of such big, vibrant color! It will so so nice to work with not only her fabrics but her color choices for embroidery! Cant wait for those to be available.

  • May 26, 2011 at 4:11 pm
    #633

    From her blog I love that she gets her children involved. The pic of her children sewing is priceless.

  • Susie
    May 26, 2011 at 4:29 pm
    #634

    I love Ana’s blog & all her fabric line it is just A M A Z I N G !!!!!
    I can’t wait for the latest line to release to the public :)

  • Lydia
    May 26, 2011 at 6:21 pm
    #635

    Great interview, the pillows and fabric are gorgeous!

  • May 26, 2011 at 6:33 pm
    #636

    Woohoo! What a fabulous prize!

  • May 26, 2011 at 6:34 pm
    #637

    I’ve just recently taken delivery of the whole Innocent Crush line, and I would love to use it to make the Gathering Flowers quilt on AM’s blog.

  • Janet Licari
    May 26, 2011 at 6:45 pm
    #638

    What didn’t catch my eye?? Great interview with Maria and all the bright beautiful fabrics. I did like the thread collections, especially the blues.

  • erin
    May 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm
    #639

    LOVE this new line from anna maria. what a great giveaway!

  • Janet Licari
    May 26, 2011 at 7:01 pm
    #640

    Sorry…I meant Anna Maria! My daughter is Maria and that stuck in my mind :D The websight and blog were wonderful…just spent 2 hours at least looking about. Thank You!

  • erin
    May 26, 2011 at 7:02 pm
    #641

    her hand quilted pillow on solid white has enspired me to make a pillow for my little ones new big boy room!

  • Nancy
    May 26, 2011 at 7:21 pm
    #642

    can’t wait to visit her site and see all these great ideas people are posting about!

  • Christy Burrows
    May 26, 2011 at 7:23 pm
    #643

    love her patterns!!

  • May 26, 2011 at 7:27 pm
    #644

    Just getting into embroidery. This is fantastic!

  • Catie
    May 26, 2011 at 7:29 pm
    #645

    Hi there
    Thanks so for the opportunity to win.
    Beautiful beautiful and amazing things. Love the fabric
    you guys are so fun
    Cheers
    Catie

  • May 26, 2011 at 7:29 pm
    #646

    That drawing room fabric on her site is fabulous. I could definitely use about a million yards of it.

  • Jennifer
    May 26, 2011 at 7:49 pm
    #647

    Wow do I feel like a slacker. Six children and a quilt and fabric designer, that is amazing. I’m very excited about the needlework collection.

  • Jennifer
    May 26, 2011 at 7:58 pm
    #648

    Although I love all of her fabrics and designs on her webpage, the thing I love (and covet) most is her attic studio. Speaking as one who as to bring out the machine everytime she wants to sew on the kitchen table, I am amazingly jealous of that space.

  • jeanne e.
    May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm
    #649

    I love AMH’s fabric and the MAKE section is wonderful. As an embroider, I am totally looking forward to checking out her new threads!

  • May 26, 2011 at 8:33 pm
    #650

    O gosh, Anna Maria is my favorite fabric designer and it was such a treat to actually see and hear her talk about her work! I do a lot of my own embroidery so this would definitely be cherished and well-used if I won! Thank you for the opportunity!

  • Aurora
    May 26, 2011 at 8:36 pm
    #651

    LoVe this international giveaway, Thanks Kim, Kris and Anna Maria.

  • May 26, 2011 at 8:53 pm
    #652

    What is there NOT to love about her website? Such inspiring projects but I would have to say my favorite is is her lovely photos and the MAKE page!

  • Esther
    May 26, 2011 at 8:57 pm
    #653

    Thank you for sharing this! I recently started quilting and would love to try my hand at embroidery as well!!

  • Dee
    May 26, 2011 at 9:01 pm
    #654

    Loved the variety of patterns and kits on her web site, especially the pillows. Can’t wait for her new line to come out – have been searching for fabric with brown, turquoisey blue and new raspberry all incorporated in urban design. They look great!

  • Jenny
    May 26, 2011 at 9:07 pm
    #655

    I’ve been loving the banner on Anna Maria’s blog for the past couple of weeks, so you can imagine how excited I am to see that there is a pattern for embroidering a charming little flower of my own!

  • May 26, 2011 at 9:14 pm
    #656

    Thanks DIY Dish!!! I love reading Anna’s blog,, it is great! :)

  • Pam Garner
    May 26, 2011 at 9:17 pm
    #657

    I love Anna Marie’s new fabric. Cant wait to find it in retail stores, it has so many possibilities.
    Gorgeous!

  • May 26, 2011 at 9:37 pm
    #658

    Just found this (very fun!) interview through Rachel’s Stitched in Color blog, and I’m so delighted! I’ll be adding you to my google reader and waiting impatiently for some of your new friend Anna’s ;) printed cross stitch fabric to surface!

  • Sandy Anderson
    May 26, 2011 at 10:27 pm
    #659

    Wow, nice handwork and fabric!

  • May 26, 2011 at 11:27 pm
    #660

    I love her flower patchwork pillows! She is very talented! Susan

  • Cathy
    May 27, 2011 at 12:26 am
    #661

    Loved the interview. Visited Anna Maria’s blog and I loved the hand quilted pillow. Thanks Kim and Kris for the DIY dish.

  • Nikki
    May 27, 2011 at 1:09 am
    #662

    I wish I had better access to Anna’s stuff. Up in Canada, it’s a lot harder to find, and shipping from elsewhere can be quite costly. I would love the new embroidery kits, I’ve been slowly teaching my girls how to embroider and stitch for the past few years. My fav. thing on her website is the “free” section…how can you not love that??

  • May 27, 2011 at 1:31 am
    #663

    I have been a fan of Anna for so long. Her figure 8 scarf in Innocent Crush Voile is on my mind right now.

  • sarah
    May 27, 2011 at 1:49 am
    #664

    Incredible- I’ll be sewing away for months with all this inspiration. Must make that quilted pillow on the AMH blog:)

  • Bridget
    May 27, 2011 at 2:04 am
    #665

    I LOVED the interview and love knowing that Anna Maria Horner is teaming up with Janome. I think she is truly an inspirational person. I love how she continues to provide wonderful fabric and patterns that are fun for all to make. She has done great things for the sewistas in this world!

  • Faye Miskin
    May 27, 2011 at 2:18 am
    #666

    Her colors outshine the normal embroidery colors – so alive – love it

  • May 27, 2011 at 2:20 am
    #667

    I have been a huge fan of hers for years. I always love the quilts she does and she has me inspired to try hand embroidery…and now she makes it easy!

  • Melinda
    May 27, 2011 at 2:42 am
    #668

    I actually just came from Anna’s blog to watch this video. I think my favorite thing about AMH is the COLOR! She has amazing color combinations that I would have never thought of! And I’m pretty sure the embroidered flower that is currently the banner for her blog (that I have admired for a while now) also comes from the new free pattern!

  • May 27, 2011 at 3:09 am
    #669

    I just love the colors of that embroidery floss! I just got information to sign up at a local fabric shop for an embroidery class. What great timing!

  • Leesa
    May 27, 2011 at 3:17 am
    #670

    Sounds like you had lots of fun. Thanks for the update.

  • May 27, 2011 at 3:31 am
    #671

    I am so glad to see hand stitching is coming back! And Anna Maria’s colors and designs are fabulous. Thanks so much for sharing your interview.

  • Sydney
    May 27, 2011 at 3:53 am
    #672

    Thanks gals, I just love your show!

  • Michelle
    May 27, 2011 at 3:57 am
    #673

    Loved your interview! Drooling at all the fabrics and threads!

  • Michelle
    May 27, 2011 at 3:58 am
    #674

    I love the Love Letters quilt kit. But then again, I love everything on her site!

  • MoeWest
    May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am
    #675

    Good interview! I love Anna Maria’s fabrics.

  • MoeWest
    May 27, 2011 at 4:06 am
    #676

    I like the Make section of the AMH website. There is a tutorial there on hand stitching that caught my eye. I also like her pattern for the multi-tasker tote.

  • Jude Bates
    May 27, 2011 at 4:33 am
    #677

    What a lovely interview, so inspirational, Thankyou

  • jamie
    May 27, 2011 at 4:36 am
    #678

    i love anna maria! i am a huge fan of her fabrics and am so excited about the new needleworks. if i don’t win i will for surely buy a pack or two. i am not so great about picking out colors, and that is why i love her coordinated lines. so neat to see her interviewed!

  • Jude Bates
    May 27, 2011 at 4:36 am
    #679

    I guess my dogs will be the best dressed with her tutorial for the dog leashes, so cool

  • Sara McLoud
    May 27, 2011 at 4:50 am
    #680

    love the new embroidery floss!! i am also part greek and was taught all kinds of hand work from the women in my family, and i try to share and teach the girls that weren’t as lucky! can’t wait to try out the pattern!

  • Annette Deardurff
    May 27, 2011 at 5:10 am
    #681

    I love the samples of the quilted pillows with embroidery stitches on the printed flowers. Very pretty! I would love to win the floss/thread collection!! Her free pattern of embroidered flowers is awesome – would like to try embellishing one of the purses I make with those!!

  • Janelle
    May 27, 2011 at 5:18 am
    #682

    Very cool interview and very beautiful fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • May 27, 2011 at 5:19 am
    #683

    I’ve read her blog for a while…what I like? How she writes. The style of it. I love the interesting way she chooses to be a quilter…novel things to do with her and others fabrics all the time.

  • May 27, 2011 at 6:57 am
    #684

    I wish I could go to Quilt Market! I love Anna’s patterns and pattern kits! She has such a great eye for color!

  • Lynda S.
    May 27, 2011 at 9:01 am
    #685

    Thanks for sharing your interview with Anna. What I loved about her website is first of all the home page. Very unique! Anna also has some wonderful patterns that are very unique like the dress and skirt patterns. It’s great to see the talent out there, so thanks Kris and Kim for getting out there and sharing the information with us!

  • Justine
    May 27, 2011 at 10:27 am
    #686

    Wow! Love love love all the new fabric – can’t wait for the new dress pattern either.

  • Betty Ayers
    May 27, 2011 at 11:14 am
    #687

    I am absolutely smitten with this new line! And that Anna Maria is encouraging embroidery with all the swirls and flowers is so cool. I do lots and lots of needlepoint and am excited to change up to a different handwork for a while.

  • Toby M
    May 27, 2011 at 12:37 pm
    #688

    Thanks for highlighting Anna Maria! I love her colors & designs…

  • Judy H
    May 27, 2011 at 12:56 pm
    #689

    I love Anna Maria’s fabrics. I have made one of her receiving blankets, a scarf and have several of her patterns. Yummy , soft, colorful fabrics. Thank you Anna Maria

  • Erin
    May 27, 2011 at 12:59 pm
    #690

    Love, Love, Love Anna Maria’s fabrics… I was inspired by her embroidery style to make a dress for my daughter’s communion. Can’t wait to check out the new patterns. Great Interview!

  • Kim Robinson
    May 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm
    #691

    Love this line, the colors are sooooo beautiful. Looking forward to dress patterns too!!!!!

  • Deb
    May 27, 2011 at 1:35 pm
    #692

    Great video! So glad you were able to make it!

  • Kenna
    May 27, 2011 at 1:38 pm
    #693

    Oh, for the colors. I could just swim in them!

  • Deb
    May 27, 2011 at 1:38 pm
    #694

    I am especially intrigued by Anna’s ‘Bohemian’ line – WOW!

  • Carolyn Olsen
    May 27, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    #695

    I love the embroidery pattern. I am excited to see how it will evolve in my quilting. Than you.

  • Amy B.
    May 27, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    #696

    Awesome interview! Thanks for bringing market to us!

  • Amy B.
    May 27, 2011 at 3:09 pm
    #697

    Loving the Sunny Spectrum Solid Stack!

  • michelle N.
    May 27, 2011 at 3:26 pm
    #698

    Her fabric looks beautiful. I’ll be looking for her designs next time I’m fabric shopping.

  • Pat
    May 27, 2011 at 4:22 pm
    #699

    I love the new fabrics. I like the fact that some of the new fabrics are more contempary so I can make a more modern quilt instead of the traditional ones that my Mom used to make.

  • May 27, 2011 at 4:38 pm
    #700

    I’m loving all the action & color in these new prints. They are so easily mixed in with the plain janes I usually go for~very exciting to see so many variations of fabric in the new line, too!

  • maria elena blecha
    May 27, 2011 at 6:15 pm
    #701

    Oh how beautiful, those fabrics are terrific, I love the colors of the pearl cotton, perfect for all my stitching. Maria Elena Blecha

  • Debbie
    May 27, 2011 at 6:21 pm
    #702

    Loved her fabrics and the idea of quilting around some of her designs with the pearl cotton is great!!

  • Alison Schers
    May 27, 2011 at 6:42 pm
    #703

    AWESOME!!!!

  • Muireann
    May 27, 2011 at 8:02 pm
    #704

    The colors are amazing! I’d love to receive the prize, thanks for the chance to win.

  • Grace W.
    May 27, 2011 at 8:10 pm
    #705

    The colors are absolutely gorgeous!! I would love to win this, my favorite thing to do is cross-stitch an other needle work. It would be so much fun to use these new products!!!

  • Heather
    May 27, 2011 at 8:10 pm
    #706

    Each collection just gets better! Can’t wait to get my hands on the Loulouthi line…

  • Heather
    May 27, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    #707

    Whoops! Sorry for the email typo, this is correct.

  • Pattie
    May 27, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    #708

    So excited Anna Marie is offering embroidery floss!

  • Lorraine
    May 27, 2011 at 8:25 pm
    #709

    I have always been a fan of super bright and pattern mixing much to my mothers dismay. “Never put pink and red together, blue and green don’t match; don’t mix plaids and stripes,” I was always told. I love to see stuff like Anna Maria Horners, Thanks for a great interview.

  • Jocelyn
    May 27, 2011 at 8:54 pm
    #710

    Anna Maria never disappoints, her new line of fabric and needlework goods is to die for!! She is everyone’s fave designer for a reason :) Can’t wait to get my hands on all that new stuff, it is gorgeous!!

  • May 28, 2011 at 1:05 am
    #711

    Thanks for the great interview! I don’t have to look at Mrs. Horners blog, I follow it religeously. She is fabulous, I became obsessed when I met her at quilt market last year! I love her hand quilting!

  • ShirleyB
    May 28, 2011 at 1:09 am
    #712

    love the fresh ideas on this blog.

  • Kathy
    May 28, 2011 at 1:24 am
    #713

    Thank you so much for the awesome embroidery pattern and the wonderful interview with Anna Maria…such inspiration!

  • Nina
    May 28, 2011 at 1:33 am
    #714

    Love the beautiful fabrics and needlework!

  • barbara
    May 28, 2011 at 3:01 am
    #715

    love love love purl cotton…would love to try anna maria horner’s delish colors…amazing…as usual !

  • Virginia
    May 28, 2011 at 3:35 am
    #716

    Sew enjoyed this peek at the fabrics and thanks for pattern…
    Love the paletts of the perl cotton, which I’ve had a hard time finding locally.

  • Janice
    May 28, 2011 at 5:17 am
    #717

    Wow! enjoyed your interview- always love seeing more of Anna Maria Horner’s fabric, patterns and now threads.

  • Janice
    May 28, 2011 at 5:18 am
    #718

    Wow, I just saw that the date and time of my post- and it is only 10:15 pm on the 27th here!

  • rachelle
    May 28, 2011 at 2:40 pm
    #719

    very excited about this giveaway!

  • rachelle
    May 28, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    #720

    i’ve had my eye on many of am’s fabrics and patterns for awhile! i love the sundance and moondance collections! and i love the study hall skirt! among many, many other things… in fact, i don’t think am makes anything that i don’t love!

  • Tiffany schwedland
    May 28, 2011 at 9:30 pm
    #721

    What didn’t catch me eye? To a pick just one is tough but at the needlework fabric probably stood out the most for me…so forward and modern yet Classic design all in one bundle! I can’t wait until July to get my hands on some of that!!

  • jam
    May 29, 2011 at 1:09 am
    #722

    I love Anna Marie’s vibrant colors. I get me daily dose of inspiration from her blog. Loved the viedo.

  • diane
    May 29, 2011 at 1:53 pm
    #723

    love the pattern – thank you!

  • diane
    May 29, 2011 at 1:59 pm
    #724

    Just checked out Anna’s website, and the “studio scraps” bags are such a great idea! I also try to use every little bit of fabric!

  • Susie
    May 29, 2011 at 4:51 pm
    #725

    I love the palettes! The pearl cotton looks gorgeous. Also, I’m so glad Ana Maria linked to you — this is my first time here, but I’ll be back! :)

  • dkaye3
    May 30, 2011 at 2:41 am
    #726

    Love love the embroidery floss and the embroidery flowers. Looking forward to all of her products!

  • May 30, 2011 at 4:03 am
    #727

    I love all of Anna’s fabrics and patterns. I’ve done several projects with her drawing room line and I love the quality and richness of her fabric and designs. I didn’t know she was greek! Maybe that is why I’m drawn to her fabric! I check her site frequently and can’t wait for her new Loulouthi line!

  • Monica
    May 30, 2011 at 3:23 pm
    #728

    I would love to win these great threads! I’m just teaching my self Crewel embroidery and the colors are amazing!

  • Debbie
    May 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm
    #729

    Anna Maria is an inspiration to me. I started following her blog when she had the chocolate lollipop line out. I am excited about her new line of embroidery and her new relationship with Janome. I have a Janome that has been unused for about 2 years because of sad things going on in my life. I am hoping to get some of Anna Maria’s new fabric and start using my sewing machine again.

  • Jessica
    May 30, 2011 at 7:00 pm
    #730

    Awesome site :D

  • karen
    May 31, 2011 at 12:32 am
    #731

    I too am a big fan of the lovely Anna Marie Horner! such beautiful patterns, fabrics and COLORS!!

  • Jodi
    May 31, 2011 at 6:24 pm
    #732

    I love Anna Maria’s patterns and her creativity!

  • May 31, 2011 at 11:37 pm
    #733

    I love Anna Maria Horner, she’s one of the first blogs I found and started reading and reunited my passion for making (and finishing). I usually find myself staring longingly at the fabric bundles in her shop, so I’ll pick the Innocent Crush voile in the Train Case Packed stack for what caught my eye today.

  • Lovelle Barnett
    June 1, 2011 at 12:44 am
    #734

    Love all the wonderful colors. Thanks Anna Maria for sharing you pattern with all of us.

  • Renee
    June 1, 2011 at 3:59 am
    #735

    I can’t wait to get my hands on the laminate prints from the Loulouthi collection! I love the bib that she made for Roman!

  • June 1, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    #736

    I love Anna Maria! I am really excited about her needleworks collection. Her laminates are amazing to sew on and I can’t say enough about her beautiful designs. Thank you for the exciting interview!

  • June 3, 2011 at 1:42 pm
    #737

    The threads sound wonderful – would love to give them a try.

  • June 3, 2011 at 1:45 pm
    #738

    I can hardly wait for the Painted Portrait Blouse and Dress – lovely way to showcase the fabrics… gotta go look around some more – so much inspiration!

  • janet s
    June 3, 2011 at 11:46 pm
    #739

    Loved your interview with ann marie horner and love, love, love her fabrics and inspiration. My friend Tammy, a truly creative gal, and always ooh and ahh over every project and idea!

  • June 5, 2011 at 4:16 am
    #740

    LOVE it all! AMH has sooo inspired & encouraged me into hand quilting. What a gift she is! Thanks, ladies, for the interview.

  • Claire
    June 5, 2011 at 12:25 pm
    #741

    Finally! some wonderful threads to match the beautiful fabric! hope you are happy to mail them internationally!

  • jen
    June 8, 2011 at 2:46 am
    #742

    I LOVE all of her things and she is quite an inspiration with six children and still so creative!

  • Lauren
    June 8, 2011 at 8:52 pm
    #743

    I adore Anna Maria! I have Seams to Me and love all the project in there and her fabric line, the colors all sing to me. I am very excited to for the new needlework line.

    I am glad she linked to you, it’s my 1st time on the site!

  • Tunde Monierne
    June 11, 2011 at 5:07 am
    #744

    Hello Everyone :) ,

    While I was watching this interview with my daughters, I LOVED the beautiful pillows!!!!
    Each one is an art. We were thinking of all the possibilities to refresh our old sofa’s look by sewing a few new pillow. It gave us an inspiration and this is a fact. :)

    Thank you all and happy stitching!

    Tunde from Texas

  • chris
    June 22, 2011 at 4:19 pm
    #745

    Thanks for the great interview – I have been a fan of Anna Marie’s for a long time. Glad to be a new to your site fan.

  • Denise Best
    June 22, 2011 at 8:52 pm
    #746

    I enjoyed the interview. I love all the bright colors.

  • June 24, 2011 at 12:43 am
    #747

    Exquisite palette! I would love to dig my fingers into this lovely embroidery thread!

  • Jessica Olea
    June 25, 2011 at 6:46 am
    #748

    I am a hand embroidery maniac, and I have even taught classes. I love the first page of Anna Maria Horner’s website where she shows one of her fabrics that focuses on a beautiful butterfly and then mirrors that half with an exact replica in embroidery. It is so beautiful, and I think it would make a REALLY quick and fantastic Christmas present when framed in an inexpensive frame possibly even ready to finish painted in one of her fabulous signature colors.
    Jessica Olea

  • Jo
    July 22, 2011 at 8:07 pm
    #749

    Oh my goodness i am so inspired to start hand stitching again!!! Can’t wait to purchase the needleworks collection. The fabric is amazing!!! Thank you Kim and Kris and esp Anna Maria for the new lines! :-)

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