Belle Prairie Botanicals

Our love of flowers runs deep as the roots here at Tweetle Dee and one of our favorite collections in the Belle Prairie Botanicals.  They were inspired by the Friendship Garden in Belle Prairie, Nebraska.  This garden was grown by the women who helped settle the prairies.  It was a grown as a way to give flowers to each other in the absence of florist shops.

Rue Anemone 

Wild Clover

Black Eyed Susan

Forget Me Not

Queen Anne's Lace

Wild Lavender

We are excited to announce that the collection is growing with two new botanicals coming in September and even more exciting, the collection is now available as a PDF download pattern.  We still have many kits available, but now you can order the patterns straight to your email inbox!  

All of our patterns and kits are 25% off through the end of August with code Fall25.  We hope these Belle Prairie Botanicals inspire you to start stitching again.  I'm so excited for the release of our two new florals, so keep an eye out for their release.  Have a wonderful last few days of August!

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New York Beauty

I was raised on a farm in upstate New York and my heart will always be there.  So it is no wonder that the New York Beauty is one of my favorite quilts.  With our trip back to visit family we had to paint it on wood and photograph it up on Olmstead Hill looking over the family farm.  

Painting barn quilts has become an expression of remembrance and love for me.  I paint many custom designs for people who want to choose designs or colors that have significance to them.  Knowing that my favorite quilt is also from my home state, I had to design a barn quilt that could be photographed in my most loved place.  

Just over the top of the barn quilt is the homestead and two blue Harvester silos.  All that stands of the barns in a metal pole barn built in the 70's.  The home, orchards and woods are still in the family.  The design for this New York Beauty takes elements of different points of light and color and brings them together into a central design that is mesmerizing and all together beautiful. 

New York Beauty Barn Quilt

It represents for me personally all the many memories and stories that shape who our Lyke family is.  i love this design and I am so happy to share this with you today.
I am working with our wood designer to create a pre-printed wood design for kits and a template for the pattern.  They should be here by the first of October.  

For now, orders are open for the full painted and framed beautiful New York Beauty Barn Quilt.  I hope you have a wonderful day and can take inspiration from this design to see the beauty in your own story.  We all have one, and they are all beautiful in their unique crazy way.  

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