Monthly Archives: December 2012

What’s Your Favorite Cover Quilt?

Which was your favorite Quilters Newsletter cover quilt of 2012? Leave a comment below and let us know which one and why. If you happened to miss any of these issues, click on the images to go to Quilt & … Continue reading

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Top 10 Fabric Collections of 2012

When it comes to fabrics, how can a quilter pick just 10? Even if each collection has  multiple colorways and prints and is a complete merchandised bundle of fun, is it ever really enough fabric? Really? Here is our Top … Continue reading

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Top 10 Quilt News Stories of 2012

There’s always something exciting happening in the world of quilting, isn’t there? We at Quilters Newsletter scour the planet to find out about fascinating people, places and happenings to share with you, and in this list (in the order that … Continue reading

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Top 10 QN Videos

On July 5, 2012, Quilters Newsletter launched Quilters Newsletter TV: The Quilters’ Community, a weekly online video program available for free viewing at Once an episode airs, it’s available for viewing on demand at any time. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Top 10 People We Met in 2012

Here at Quilters Newsletter, we are so fortunate to come across an amazing selection of quilters of all sorts – art quilters, traditional quilters, modern quilters and some that defy categorization. Some quilters are well-known and have a large internet … Continue reading

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Top 10 Quilt Books of 2012

I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas, and we at Quilters Newsletter send all the best wishes for a wonderful New Year! As the year draws to a close, we are looking back on everything we loved about 2012 … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas

By Lori Baker The tree and decorations are up. I bought the groceries and put them away. I’m home at my real house. Does that sound like I have my act together? Well, not so much. We are not having … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking for some time about the traditions that are a part of my family’s holiday celebration. Many of those traditions involve food. For Christmas, there is always a birthday cake; not just any old cake from a box … Continue reading

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Does everyone wish they had time to make quilts for all the special people on their list? Or is it just me? Last year at this time, I wanted to make this a reality but figured it would only happen … Continue reading

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The Oldest UFO

A couple of months ago I finally finished my oldest UFO. When I announced this fact in a staff meeting, Lori asked, “How old?” “About 30 years,” I replied. “Wow,” Lori said, “now I don’t feel so bad.” I have … Continue reading

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