Monthly Archives: October 2013

More from Quilt Market 2013: the booths and displays

Yesterday I blogged about some of the Schoolhouse sessions I attended on Friday at International Quilt Market in Houston. Today I want to share some of the eye candy seen on the show floor and in the quilt displays once … Continue reading

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more from Quilt Market 2013 in Houston — Friday Schoolhouse

While vendors and manufacturers at International Quilt Market are setting up their booths on Friday, attendees spend their day at Schoolhouse to learn about new fabric collections, products and techniques. Continue reading

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Lori’s Blog from Quilt Market! With Photos!

A Few Quilt Market Photos It’s been a whirlwind for these past few days. I’ve been at Quilt Market in Houston, Texas. Quilt Market is for people in the industry; shop owners, designers etc. Festival follows immediately after Market and … Continue reading

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Win Nancy Mahoney’s New Book!

(Please note: This giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to Julie! Thanks to everyone who entered.) Simple Circles and Quick Curves: Machine Applique the Easy Way by Nancy Mahoney and published by Martingale is brand new and will be available November … Continue reading

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Frogs, Hearts, Flowers and Princesses

For me, one of the joys of quilting is having fun gifts to give. I give bed-size quilts to each of my grandchildren when they graduate from high school. One granddaughter told her mother the day of her graduation that … Continue reading

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Too soon for Holiday ideas?

It’s not even Halloween yet, so is it too soon to be thinking about Christmas? Maybe it’s the snow that fell here last night. Or perhaps I’ve just gotten used to working well in advance, since we at Quilters Newsletter … Continue reading

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Quilt? Why?

I never seem to run out of ideas and inspiration for starting another quilt. A year ago this past spring, I was selected to be the featured artist for The Art of Nature, the Bruckner Nature Center’s major fund-raising event … Continue reading

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The Mud Fence Quilt

I’ve heard the expression “uglier than a mud fence” often enough but I never thought I’d finish a quilt that fit that title. But here it is, The Ugly Quilt. Two weeks ago, we taped a segment for Quilters Newsletter … Continue reading

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More Challenge Quilts (and a GiveAway)!

(Please note: This giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to Tammy! Thanks to everyone who entered.) I promised to show you more challenge quilts this week so here is another set. As I explained earlier, my sister Angie, Mom and I … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat? Treat! (aka giveaway)

(Please note: This giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to Becki! Thanks to everyone who entered.) Last night brought us the first snow of the season here in Colorado, and it’s still falling a little bit this morning. Summer is truly … Continue reading

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