Monthly Archives: January 2015

Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour — Day 4

The 21 quilt patterns in Quilters Newsletter Presents Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 will certainly last more than 4 days, but today, Day 4, is the last day of our Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog … Continue reading

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Let’s Do the Traditional Twist!

Welcome to the last stop of Quilters Newsletter Presents Best Tradition with a Twist 2015 blog tour! It’s been really fun to see all the different quilts and hear from the designers who made them, but there are even more … Continue reading

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Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour — Day 3

Here in Colorado, we pretty much never have normal weather. I’m pretty sure it’s winter, season-wise, but the weather this week has been more like winter with a twist of summer.  It snowed last week and it’s supposed to snow … Continue reading

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Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour — Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of our Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour! We’re celebrating the release of this brand new issue full of original quilt patterns by visiting the online homes of some of the designers and giving … Continue reading

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Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour — Day 1

The concept of Tradition with a Twist Quilts is one that’s both fairly simple and very complex. It’s equal parts traditional quilting and modern quilting. It’s taking the old and making it new again. Our designers for Quilters Newsletter Presents … Continue reading

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Jackpot

If there is a quilt lottery, I feel like I have won the big one – the grand prize. We went to see my mom and stepdad this weekend. The weather had been nasty enough that they weren’t able to … Continue reading

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Zigzag to the Finish!

I have a quilt finish to share! You might remember when I talked about making the quilt top and designing and doing the quilting for the Rectangular Prisms pattern. The pattern was designed by Marcia Harmening and it’s available in … Continue reading

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Meadowlark Giveaway

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS DEANNA and ALLISON! It’s coming to that time of year where many people have already given up on their New Year’s resolutions.  As quilters, however, we … Continue reading

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Hints, Hints and More Hints

Today I’m going to critique some machine quilting and a pieced back. I’m going to be pretty hard on the quiltmaker but that’s okay because it’s me. I did some things wrong and I should have known better. Now they … Continue reading

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Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour — Coming Soon!

In an email newsletter last week, we erroneously printed that the blog tour for our Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 issue would start today. It will actually start next Tuesday, January 27, 2015, but to ease the pain … Continue reading

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