Monthly Archives: January 2011

Adventures in Machine Quilting

By the time you read this I will be in Salt Lake City, Utah attending the Handi Quilter Basics and Quilting Lines classes. I’ve never used a long-arm quilting machine before, so I’m looking forward to learning how they differ … Continue reading

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The utility quilt on the job

I feel like I just fell asleep before being awoken by her cries. I lie there for a minute or two (or more), hoping she’ll fall back asleep on her own, but my mommy senses tell me that she’s really … Continue reading

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There’s One For My “Bucket List”

I’m sure you’ve all heard the term “Bucket List”. You know, the list you make of things to do/see/accomplish before you die. All of the things on your list should require some effort on your part. Some things are attainable, … Continue reading

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Remembering Phyllis Schneck, Lost in Tucson Shooting

“Phyllis Schneck, quilter.” That’s what the TV reporter said as he read a list of those killed in this week’s tragic shootings at an appearance by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Arizona. “Phyllis Schneck, quilter.” As the reporter read her … Continue reading

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Those of you receiving your subscriber copies of Quilters Newsletter may have noticed a discrepancy in the table of contents. The article titled “Splendor of Alhambra: Mosaic Tile Quilts” actually begins on page 56 and the article titled “Mosaic Patchwork … Continue reading

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