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Quilt Market – Jennifer Paganelli + GIVEAWAY!

November 4th, 2011

I’m so thrilled to be sharing my interview with designer Jennifer Paganelli from Quilt Market. Jennifer is such an amazing designer who has brought the fabric world many well loved lines – especially those of us who are girly girls! Her fabric is feminine, fun and full of Jennifer’s vibrant personality! We also have a quick peek at Honey Child fabric, it’s gorgeous so go grab some and start sewing.

In our interview Jennifer shares her book “Girl’s World” (published by Chronicle) with our audience. Girl’s World is full of 21 projects to sew for little girls. It’s a gorgeous book full of patterns and inspiration. If you have a little girl in your life, you need this book!

Find out more about Sis Boom and Jennifer Paganelli herself at www.sisboom.com. Join her Flickr group SisBoom Sightings here>>

***GIVEAWAY! Jennifer Paganelli is giving away a “Girl’s World” Prize Pack! ***

Here’s how to enter. You can do as many of these as you’d like. Each one is worth one entry into our giveaway; please leave a separate comment for each one you do:

• Leave a comment telling us what girly things you’d love to sew with Jennifer’s book.
• “Like” Sisboom on Facebook and leave a comment telling us you did.
• Tweet about this giveaway and leave a comment with the URL of your tweet.

Include a valid email address for our drawing. We’ll draw the winner from the comments and contact her via email. Deadline: Nov 23rd, 2011 (midnight). The winner will have 24 hours to claim her prize or a new winner will be chosen.

**Special Thanks: Thanks again to our friends at Quilt Market for inviting us as Press to their events. We love to attend their amazing Markets and bring you the most incredible interviews and products. Visit www.quilts.com to learn more about upcoming Market events in your area.

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Interview with Carina Gardner – Quilt Market

July 12th, 2011

While on location at Quilt Market in SLC, Daria had the opportunity to catch up with Carina Gardner. Carina is such a talented lady (fabrics, patterns, she does it all!), and she is also local to the Utah area. In this interview Carina shares her adorable patterns for little girls through Riley Blake. Watch for her little boys patterns coming fall 2011 as well. You can find her patterns all over, we promise!

You can catch up with Carina on her blog, in her Facebook group, as well as on the Northcott and Riley Blake websites. If Twitter is your thing, you can definitely catch up with Carina on Twitter as well by following @carinagardner LNRD_front_web_sm

**GIVEAWAY
We are giving away an adorable Carina Gardner Ruffle Dress pattern, to enter our drawing comment and share this episode for an opportunity to WIN! We’ll draw a winner on July 25th, 2011!!
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Many more interviews are on the way, keep tuning in and enjoying your Cup of Couture and So Much More!!

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Spring Quilt Market – Interview with Violet Craft {+Giveaway}

June 15th, 2011

IMG_0342 I love the opportunity that Boutique Cafe affords me to meet with creative people on a continual basis. Meeting with Violet Craft at Spring Quilt Market in SLC was such a lovely experience. I have “twittered” with Violet many times, but finally meeting her in person was wonderful as she is such a kind and genuine gal. I definitely recommend getting to know her through Twitter, Facebook and her blog.

Violet shares her beautiful collection of fabrics called Peacock Lane, as well as her children’s clothing patterns and a bag pattern for Indygo Junction!

GIVEAWAY!! Violet Craft Prize Pack including a Fat Quarter Pack of the ENTIRE collection (all 24 designs across both color ways!!) – she says “I don’t think they should be separated!” and we quite agree, they are Beautiful together!

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Violet is offering an awesome GIVEAWAY for one of our very lucky Boutique Cafe viewers!!

    For Entries to Win Simply:

Comment in our shownotes below, tweet on Twitter, Share on Facebook, or comment on YouTube for multiple entries to win a Prize Pack!! Draw Date is June 27th at Midnight, must have valid email address to win.

CONGRATULATIONS to our Winner Kelly Irene. And Thank You to everyone for your awesome comments and involvement. We have many more prizes to giveaway so keep commenting and sharing. XO!!

Many more interviews are on the way, keep tuning in and enjoying your Cup of Couture and So Much More!!

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With Sandi Henderson at Market – Show #109

January 30th, 2009


Daria sits down with amazing fabric designer & friend Sandi Henderson at Houston Quilt Market. Sandi talks about her experience showing at Market, her very popular patterns, her new “Farmers Market” line of fabrics for Michael Miller, and shows off some amazing creations. Congratulations Sandi, we love you and are so proud of your HUGE success!! Visit Sandi’s website to scoop up some goodies >>

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Press Release: Boutique Café Granted Exclusive Access at International Quilt Market

August 21st, 2008

Boutique Café Granted Exclusive Access at International Quilt Market

Boutique Café’s Daria Muirhead, who hosts one of the most popular weekly podcasts featuring designers, “mompreneurs,” and even the occasional celebrity, was the hostess with the most exclusive interviews at the Spring 2008 International Quilt Market in Portland, Oregon.

Canada (PRWEB) August 21, 2008—Boutique Café’s Daria Muirhead, who hosts one of the most popular weekly podcasts featuring designers, “mompreneurs,” and even the occasional celebrity, was the hostess with the most exclusive interviews at the Spring 2008 International Quilt Market in Portland, Oregon.

The International Quilt Market is an industry tradeshow that focuses on “the art and the business of quilting.” For vendors and buyers only, the show’s exhibitors offer everything from quilting supplies, machines, patterns and yards and yards and yards of fabric. Daria was on site as the only podcaster with permission to record the event.

The extensive and impressive list of well known and up-and-coming fabric designers interviewed by or Daria include Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry, Anna Maria Horner, Sandi Henderson, Tina Givens, Gina from Quilters Buzz, Jan Lutz of The Apron Lady Designs, Michael Miller Fabrics and the list doesn’t stop there!

While attending Quilt Market, Boutique Café was invited to attend the JCaroline Fabric 2.0 Party where Daria and other Boutique Café members had the opportunity to network and meet with designers, textile artists and media.

A select number of vidcasts from the Spring 2008 International Quilt Market show are already playing and Daria will continue to release more interviews and behind-the-scenes footage over the next couple months. The vidcasts are a perfect way for those who were not able to attend to get a feel for the show and “meet” their favorite designers. They are also a fabulous way win great giveaways (visit BoutiqueCafe.com for details).

Bob Ruggiero, Director of Publications & Public Information for Quilts, Inc., was extremely pleased with Boutique Cafe’s coverage, “I’m (so) happy to have some younger and hipper coverage!” Ruggiero has invited Daria to return to the International Quilt Market show being held this fall in Houston, Texas.

About Boutique Café:
Boutique Café is the world’s first boutique podcast. Our weekly shows feature children’s couture designers and highlight topics of interest to fashion savvy moms around the world. Whether it’s a new muse, shopping for trendy outfits for your tot, or tearing your hair out over organizing your home, Boutique Café can help. Besides producing a highly portable and downloadable radio show, we also support a community forum of buyers, designers, moms and professionals. Boutique Café has experienced great success in its first seven months of operation and has gained thousands of subscribers to the show, as well as thousands of visitors to our site each day. Visit BoutiqueCafe.com for more info.

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Show #95 – At Market with Gina Halladay of Quilters Buzz

June 19th, 2008

At Market with Gina Halladay In our continuing video coverage of the Spring 2008 International Quilt Market from Portland, Daria interviews quilter, designer and blogger Gina Halladay from the popular Quilters Buzz and Threaded Pear Studio. We loved meeting Gina, she’s so full of energy and definitely had her finger on the pulse of Market! Once you view our interview please leave Gina your comments and questions here below.

GIVEAWAY 5 Winners!! The prizes just keep on rolling! Gina Halladay is offering (5) six-packs of threaded pear patterns—winners choice!! To enter simply leave a comment about our interview. Please include a valid email address for our drawing. We’ll draw the winner from the comments and contact her via email. Deadline: June, 27 2008 (midnight). The winner will have 24 hours to claim her prize or a new winner will be chosen. miss this!

**Boutique Cafe is brought to you by Aveeno Baby from Johnson & Johnson. Thanks Aveeno! Please click on our Aveeno banner to show your support.

**Don’t miss out! Comment before Midnight Friday June 27th to enter.

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Daria featured on “A Mom In Red High Heels”

April 8th, 2008

What a treat to be featured on a blog that I read and admire. I felt very flattered to be invited as a guest interviewee, and to share my personal beauty regime. A Mom In Red High Heels is a site meant to educate Moms on how to look great and feel fabulous in her role as Mom! We Absolutely LOVE that!

In my feature on MRHH I share:
-my favorite beauty tip
-What my Mother taught me about beauty and fashion
-my time saving beauty tips
and MUCH more!

Check it out and be sure to bookmark them.

Read and comment on my feature here>>

Daria featured on “A Mom In Red High Heels”

April 8th, 2008

What a treat to be featured on a blog that I read and admire. A Mom In Red High Heels is a site meant to educate Moms on how to look great and feel fabulous in her role as Mom! We Absolutely LOVE that! Check it out and be sure to bookmark them.

Read and comment on my feature here>>

Daria “Chick of The Month” on Girl Indie!

March 1st, 2008

During the month of March 2008, Daria was featured as the official “Chick of the Month” on a fabulous website called Girl-Indie.com.

This special interview was for members of their forum and featured questions such as:
“What is Boutique Cafe and what inspired you to start it?”
“You recently announced a partnership with Mommycast, could you tell us a little more about what that means for you and Boutique Cafe?”
and
“What did you do before Boutique Cafe?” among others.

To check out the Chick of the Month interview, sign up for Girl-Indie.com and Click here to enjoy >

Thank you to Lisa and Bobbie for the honor of being interviewed on your amazing website for WAHM’s.

12 Days of Christmas Season 3 – pt.2

December 18th, 2007

It's SEASON 3 This week Boutique Cafe and guests are bringing to life the stuff christmas dreams are made of, in the 2nd of 3 Spectacular Christmas shows. Daria interviews designers and momprenuers including Bobbie from The Mommy Designers, Cuffies.com,Iza-Bella, Izabe Graphic Design, The Network Newsletter, and MJ Graphic Design, Crystal from Boutique So*Euro and Crystal Dawn Photography, Maja from The Savvy Organizer, and Patty Young from Mod Kid Boutique. Podsafe Song by Tresa Street “Christmas of Love”.

**This episode is chock full of Giveaways & Promos including:
$20 Gift Certificate to Izabella.com, $20 Gift Certificate to Izabe Graphic Design, 3 pairs of Cuffies, Free Shipping using Promo Code “Boutique Cafe” at Cuffies.com, $20 to MJ Graphic Designs.com, A full twirl skirt and appliqued tee shirt from So*Euro, Organizational Phone Coaching Session with The Savvy Organizer herself for 1 Week, and a custom appliqued tee shirt from Mod Kid Boutique!

How to Enter: Comment under this post to qualify for our drawings. We’ll draw the winners on Dec. 22nd!

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Good luck Everyone and Happy Holidays from Boutique Cafe.

*Boutique Cafe has teamed up with our friends at Best Buy to offer TWO Insignia MP3 Players We’ll draw the winners from all comments made in each of our three holiday shows. (you may comment in the show notes of each of the holidays shows for entry).



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12 Days of Christmas Season 3 – pt.1

December 11th, 2007

It's SEASON 3 We’re back for our THIRD year of Holiday Shows! This week boutique cafe and guests are bringing to life the stuff christmas dreams are made of, in the first of 3 Spectacular Christmas shows. Daria interviews designers and momprenuers including Toni Hamel Designs, Mary Ann from Pink Papillon Jewelry, Robin from Kaboodle Kids, and Daina from Jenna Claire Handbag Studio. Podsafe Song by Geoff Smith.

**This episode is chock full of Giveaways including a $25 Gift Certificate to Toni Hamel Designs, A personalized hand stamped bangle from Pink Papillon Jewelry, Burgundy Bliss Party Dress and Leggings from Kaboodle Kids, and a “Makeup Your Mind” bag from Jenna Claire Handbag Studio.


Best Buy GiveawayIn addition to our featured guest giveaways, Boutique Cafe has teamed up with our friends at Best Buy to offer TWO Insignia MP3 Players The new with interchangeable color caps, PC & Mac compatibility. As well as the with bluetooth and 2.5” LCD color display! We’ll draw the winners from all comments made in each of our three holiday shows. (you may comment in the show notes of each of the holidays shows for entry). Drawing for the two MP3 Players will take place on Dec. 22nd.


How to Enter: Comment under this post to qualify for our drawings. We’ll draw the winners on Dec. 22nd! Good luck Everyone and Happy Holidays from Boutique Cafe.



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12 Days of CHRISTMAS Spots – Season 3 (on sale now)

November 21st, 2007

12 Days of Christmas Season 3 Interview Spots HO HO HO! It’s our favorite time of the year, and Boutique Cafe’s 12 Days of Christmas is back for our third season of shows. This year we’re recruiting our guests a bit differently, due to the time crunch and increased schedule for Daria, we won’t be running auctions for interested designers/groups/shops to bid on a feature. INSTEAD… we ask that you email us directly as to availability, we will then invoice you for your purchase through Paypal so you can instantly purchase your interview with Daria, in our popular holiday shows that run at the end of November. That’s right – you’ll instantly know that you can prepare and plan for an interview on Boutique Cafe’s biggest shows of the year. Once the 12 spaces are sold that’s it, so don’t delay in grabbing your “Day of Christmas” feature on our podcast.

Our Buy it Now price is $100 per “Day of Christmas” and will feature you, your group, or your boutique related website during a podcast interview. You will have your clickable link and a few photos embedded in our enhanced feed, as well as your url in our shownotes for that show. Boutique Cafe also will be doing a press release during the holiday shopping frenzy to give attention to our 12 Days of Christmas guests. Read the rest of this entry »

Show #56 – Daria's In the Hot Seat

March 22nd, 2007

Daria and Karen Things on Boutique Cafe really heat up this week, when past guest Karen from My Girl Kristi turns the tables on Daria for a change! Daria dishes about her upcoming interview with Paige and Gretchen from MommyCast, the Boutique Cafe Girls Getaway Weekend in April, and more. Music is “Betty” by The Lascivious Biddies.


We are Thrilled to Announce the Winner of our “Win With Wendy” contest. Congratulations to GINGER!! You have won a full year banner ad spot on Boutique Cafe, in our Market. Thank you to all who participated, we were overwhelmed by the great response. Watch for many more contests in the future.



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Show #54 – Think Spring!

March 11th, 2007

Think Spring On today’s show Daria shares news of her upcoming interview with Celebrity Nursery Designer Wendy Bellissimo. Our exclusive interview with Alexa Ray Joel last week was a huge hit – leave a message in our show notes from show #53 to win great Alexa Ray Joel prizes! Music: Alexa Ray Joel “Now It’s Gone” from her EP Sketches.


Boutique News includes: Charm St. Denim n’ Dots launch, The Boutique Angels launch for Autism Society of America, Villa Fresca Opens on Blossom St.. You Can Make This launches their “Think Spring” Challenge. Daria shares info on the challenge, and how you can get involved and win cool prizes. Fabric stores involved are: Fabric Hound, Sewzannes Fabrics, Fashionable Fabrics and Yummy Fabrics. This Challenge is also sponsored by Journal Modiste and Boutique Cafe!!



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Show #53 – Alexa Ray Joel exclusive interview

March 1st, 2007

Alexa Ray Joel Daria’s exclusive interview with singer/songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, daughter of celebrity parents Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley. Alexa shares an in-depth hour long interview with Daria discussing her music, Indie EP “Sketches”, her future plans, growing up in a celebrity family and much more. Independant Music played with permission – Alexa Ray Joel “Heart of Me” and “Sapphire Night”. *Please leave a comment for Alexa Ray Joel in our show notes for a chance to win a copy of “Sketches” her first album.


Boutique Cafe also sends out our sincere get well wishes to Alexa Ray Joel’s mom Christie Brinkley, who went through emergency back surgery earlier this week.


For further information on Alexa Ray Joel check out her MySpace page, as well as her Website.



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