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Barbara Brunson
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Owner and designer of Vanilla House Designs since 1994, creating sewing patterns for the "other stuff" in quilt shops!
Owner and designer of Vanilla House Designs since 1994, creating sewing patterns for the "other stuff" in quilt shops!

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Not Vending at Quilt Market worked well for us.
Wish you could have been there with us! We had a great time. Actually, I am pleasantly surprised that we enjoyed ourselves as much as we did. Many beautiful fabrics and delightful quilts to take in. Not just the same old stuff! I went with my sister Ann fro...
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My friend in Offsides apron!
April is one of my dearest friends wearing Offsides apron (P167). It is one of my favorite apron designs though a little disappointed that it wasn't a bigger seller. I think it is so funky. I LOVE the fabrics she chose and it looks adorable on her. Her sewi...
My friend in Offsides apron!
My friend in Offsides apron!
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New e-patterns listed today.
Posted new e-patterns today. Someday they will all get posted. School Girl Apron vhE144 One-sie Conversion! vhE163 Poppy's Easy Dress vhE169
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Checker Dist. Newsletter Headlines Vanilla House's New Patterns
Thankful that Checker is showing off my new patterns, I should post them all myself too! Sew all five in order:  Tidbit. Do you know there was a six pattern (called Three Birds), written, quilted and looked great. But the background fabric made the photogra...
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New Releases for Vanilla House designs - yeah!
I get so excited when it is New Pattern Release Time. All my samples, information forms, and image transfers have been sent to distributors. Makes me so excited/nervous when I put things out, I make a million mistakes getting the information sent -- like us...
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So who is Elan and why haven't you heard of them before?
Wow, have I disappeared for a season. I have been there - just behind the scenes composing some new patterns. I did LOTS of raw edge applique and researched both fusible web and scissors for cutting applique. AND found the Elan's Sharp Point 5" Embroidery S...
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Happy 4th of July!!!
This is how we celebrated the 4th of July! Hope everyone has a good and safe holiday! Yum!
Happy 4th of July!!!
Happy 4th of July!!!
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Get your sewing Artsy on with this project!
You would love making the Artsy Purse . The construction process is intriguing being you embellish the panels with strip piecing, beautiful threads, or prairie points. I suppose there could be loads of things you could embellish the panels with before you c...
Get your sewing Artsy on with this project!
Get your sewing Artsy on with this project!
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Check list for what's trending!
So I created a check list that will quickly get my lungs filled with inspiration energy! So this week, complete most of the list, and I am sure will I feel much better about where I am heading in my next design cycle. Go check out home decor companies like ...
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Discovering Trends!
After being deep in the
throws of designing, writing, and publishing in the last (and very lengthy) design cycle -- I
really need to get a breath of 'fresh' again. So as I start a new design cycle, I like to look around at what is trending.  Today I found...
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