Funded! This project was successfully funded on April 18, 2012.

Update #6

WOO HOO!!!

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Well, we're finished and we're FUNDED!! Thank you so much for all of your support and faith. This has to be a quick message because we're furiously working on the print issue that you all have helped us to move forward with, so forgive the brevity. But we just wanted to say a big thank you!

Amazon will process all of your pledges from here on out. We will begin reaching out to you all in the next week or so to get more specific information for shipping, but remember, nothing start going out until we get back from Market, so we're looking at early June at the earliest for shipping. We have to focus on getting the issue to the printer and then to Market right now and we won't even have our copies in hand until the beginning of June, so please hang in there.

There are so really fun things planned in this first issue. We have several great quilt and sewing projects, some cool features and more than a few chuckles throughout. And as we said in our last update, we will be carried on international newsstands for issue 2 on out.

Thank you all again and remember to also check out Facebook page for other updates, but we'll continue to use this forum as well.

Many quilted, excited, humbled and grateful hugs,

Jake, Melissa, Megan and Scott

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      Creator HomeWorkshop on April 28, 2012

      Congrats all! Can't wait to get my issue.

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      Creator Cathie Hoover on April 20, 2012

      This is a brilliant idea! Good luck!

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      Creator Marcy Brickman Lagardere on April 18, 2012

      Congrats! What an awesome job. Can't wait for the first issue.

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