Monthly Archives: March 2015

Making the Most of a Mistake

I’m going to share another of my older pieces with you. I’m not sure when I made it but it was sometime between 2004 and 2007. I was taking a class to be certified as a teacher for Jenny Haskins. … Continue reading

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Sweet Floral Applique

As I’m unpacking boxes that have been in storage for a while, I’m finding and examining some of my older work. I’m finding some things I like, some things I don’t like and some things I’d like to revisit. This … Continue reading

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Celebration of Quilting Giveaway

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS, CAROLE! In the world of silly holidays, tomorrow, Thursday, March 26, 2015 is “Make Up Your Own Holiday Day.” Considering how many silly holidays there already … Continue reading

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More adventures in quilting with little kids

This past Saturday morning — which just happened to be National Quilting Day — I was watching Fons & Porter’s “Love of Quilting” on our local PBS station, as I try to do every week when new episodes air. Because … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Quilters Celebration Week 4

March is National Craft Month and National Quilting Month, and here at Quilters Newsletter, we’d like to spend March celebrating the craft of quilting by celebrating you, the quilter. At the end of February, we asked our readers to submit a photo … Continue reading

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Her three favorite words: Thrifted. Vintage. Quilt.

Last Friday evening a friend of mine posted this photo of a Dresden plate quilt on Facebook with the following caption: “Pretty little vintage thing spotted while thrifting tonight. Too bad I couldn’t justify the price. So, I’ll have to … Continue reading

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National Quilting Day Giveaway

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS NANCY! The first recognized quilting day was called “Quilters Day Out” by residents of Kentucky in 1989. By 1992, Quilting Day had been voted in as … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Quilters Celebration Week 3

March is National Craft Month and National Quilting Month, and here at Quilters Newsletter, we’d like to spend March celebrating the craft of quilting by celebrating you, the quilter. At the end of February, we asked our readers to submit a photo … Continue reading

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Quilts Don’t Have to be 100% Cotton

I’m still sorting through boxes and trying to get organized from our move to our new home. Moving is complicated to begin with but we added a whole new level of difficulty by having things at two locations. We moved … Continue reading

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Getting stuff done: some thoughts for quilters

Here we are, almost midway through National Quilting Month — how’s it been going for you? Have you been getting more sewing done than usual? Or any sewing at all? Apparently we are also nearing the end of Selfish Sewing … Continue reading

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