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Studio Fabric Cutter Makes Guest Appearance in The Double Cross
AccuQuilt Studio Fabric Cutter appears in author Clare O’Donohue’s latest novel, The Double Cross. The Double Cross is the 3rd installment in Clare’s A Someday Quilts Mystery series.
“We’ve built a great relationship with Clare and were thrilled with her idea to have our very own Studio Fabric Cutter make a guest appearance in her latest novel. When she mentioned it, we jumped at the idea,” said Linda Pumphrey, AccuQuilt National Sales Manager. “Quilt retailers have expressed their excitement for the Studio Fabric Cutter for years—how it saves them so much time—so it’s only fitting for it to become famous by appearing in a novel where the characters are just as excited about what it has to offer.” O’Donohue stated, "When I discovered the AccuQuilt Studio, it seemed natural to include it in the Someday Quilts Mysteries. I want Nell and her gang to be like quilters everywhere; searching out the latest, cool tools, and looking for ways to make quilting more accurate and fun. Not only did the Someday Quilts ladies fall in love with how easy it made cutting, so did I."
“Love it!” said Alex Anderson, co-host of The Quilt Show, “Clare has done it again!” The Double Cross tells the tale of Nell Fitzgerald and her Someday Quilts group heading to a quilt retreat in upstate New York. Their fellow group member, Susanne Hendrick, will be teaching the retreat at a newly opened bed-and-breakfast. But, the retreat is jinxed from the start when the bed-and-breakfast ends up being a broken down mess and they discover a body in the woods. During Nell’s search to find out who committed the murder, the other quilters in the group try to fix up the bed-and-breakfast. It’s here where the Studio Fabric Cutter makes it’s appearance. Although not mentioned by name in the novel, the Studio Fabric Cutter is described by character Eleanor Cassidy on page 119. Eleanor explains to Nell how valuable the die cutter is when cutting out the pieces to make 10 quilts to spruce up the bed-and-breakfast.
The AccuQuilt Studio Fabric Cutter and hundreds of Studio™ quilting dies can be purchased by visiting accuquilt.com or calling 888.258.7913. AccuQuilt’s GO! Baby™ Fabric Cutter and GO!® Fabric Cutter are also available, along with GO!™ dies, at local quilt and fabric retailers or at accuquilt.com. The Double Cross is available for purchase at Borders®, Barnes & Noble, amazon.com and other book retailers.
Clare O’Donohue is a freelance television writer and producer along with the author of A Someday Quilts Mystery series. An avid quilter, she started her career producing Simply Quilts on HGTV and then later was a writer and producer for shows on the History Channel®, Food Network, TLC and the Discovery Channel™ among others. Clare’s love for mysteries brought her to become a novelist and her first, The Lover’s Knot, was published in 2008.
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