Monthly Archives: March 2013

Quilts in Art

Artwork depicting quilts is certainly a small niche, but it occupies a little place in the art world all the same. Artists that take the trouble to render a colorful patchwork quilt in a scene are giving themselves more painstaking … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Quilt to Give

Editor’s note: This week’s guest blogger is Nancy Zieman, author, pattern designer, businesswoman, producer and national sewing authority, as well as host of Sewing with Nancy, which appears exclusively on public television stations across the U.S. and Canada. Follow Nancy’s … Continue reading

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My Mystery Quilt – part 2

I’m disappointed in myself this morning. All last week I sewed at home with the goal of having my mystery quilt finished in time to post photos on the blog today. I didn’t make it. On Monday I assembled the … Continue reading

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Free-motion Friday

I have recently been trying to improve my free-motion quilting skills. I went ahead and invested in a darning foot and I am ready to be great at it! I am definitely one of those people who wants to be … Continue reading

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In a Bind with a Giveaway!

[Please note: this giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Andrea S, our randomly selected winner! Thanks very much to all who entered!] Tomorrow’s National Quilting Day! I have some small quilt finishing to do, so I’ll be doing a bit of … Continue reading

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Paper Piecing with Debby Kratovil

(Editor’s Note: Our guest blogger this week is Debby Kratovil, author of Paper Piecing Perfect Points, Quilter’s Block-A-Day Calendar and Supersize ‘Em, all for Martingale. Here is some expert paper piecing advice from Debby. By Debby Kratovil I came early … Continue reading

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Stretching the boundaries

We’re now in the middle of National Quilting Month and today I want to challenge you to push your limits. Maybe it’s because I get bored easily but I’m always trying to learn something new that I can incorporate in … Continue reading

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What is a Modern Quilt?

Editor’s note: March is National Quilting Month during which we will be featuring some guest bloggers. First up is Pam Rocco, a regular contributor to Quilters Newsletter. Pam enjoys all types of quilting and, based on her experience, offers her … Continue reading

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National Quilting Month or March Madness???

[Please note: This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to LeAnne, the winner of these quilting books! Thanks to all who entered!] I have to admit I’m excited about March – National Quilting Month. What can be better than a whole month … Continue reading

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It is hard to believe that one week ago I was moving through the Austin convention center taking in all that was QuiltCon, the inaugural modern quilting show.  There was a full four-day agenda. It was great fun; energetic and informative. … Continue reading

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