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Collection Preview – Bee Vintage

Introducing Bee Vintage, the latest Bee Basic by designer Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet. In Lori’s classic, vintage style, Bee Vintage features delectable florals and geometrics in a range of gorgeous colors like tea rose, melon, and lettuce. Each print is named after Lori’s vintage relatives on her mother’s side of the family. There are also two new wide backs and a delightful cheater print that’s perfect for so many vintage-inspired projects! Don’t forget to check out Lori’s coordinating notions and quilt patterns – they’re 100% cute and oh-sew fun to make.

The creative opportunities are absolutely endless! Need some inspiration? This collection features a Sampler Sew Along with Lori Holt. It also features some fabulous notions to match – like Bee Vintage Tape Measures and a Vinyl Zipper Bag (to name a few)!

Bee Vintage Sampler Sew Along by Lori Holt
Vintage Butterflies by Lori Holt
Vintage Kite Quilt and Foundation Paper Pad by Lori Holt and It’s Sew Emma

We are expecting Bee Vintage to arrive in March 2023! Already dreaming of what you’ll create with it? Be sure to check with your favorite local or online quilt shop to see if they will be stocking this collection! Are you a shop owner? Bee Vintage is available for wholesale orders now!

Designer: Lori Holt

I’m a small town farm girl who spent her childhood playing in the sunshine on tractors and climbing trees. I grew up happily immersed in all things domestic. I’m the middle child of a large family and live closely surrounded by grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins. My mom says that I was practically born with a needle in my hand. My earliest memories are of sitting underneath the quilting frames and threading needles for my grandma and great aunts until I eventually grew old enough to make stitches of my own. As a girl, I spent many happy hours designing and sewing clothes for my dolls, crocheting and doing embroidery. My deep love of all needle art comes from the early influence of my mother and grandmothers, who were my first teachers. Now I teach others to create and I find joy in using my creativity to make beautiful things. I draw inspiration for my designs from the beauty of the earth and from the love of God and family memories. I am drawn to stacks of colorful fabrics, pretty papers, aprons, buttons, embroidery, old dishes, gingham and polka dots, sprinkles and glitter and all things vintage. I am married to my best friend and childhood sweetheart and together we have 3 creative, intelligent children, and a new baby grandaughter. Life is good! I sew, draw, create, decorate and re-decorate on a daily basis. I think of myself as the luckiest girl in the world, because I get to do what I love everyday. I feel blessed to have my own company called, “Bee in my Bonnet,” which I began in 1994. My wish is that my designs in both patterns and fabric, will inspire others to create and will also instill the desire to pass down the valuable lessons of days gone by taught to us by our mothers and grandmothers.

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