Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sidetracked

It’s official. I’ve done it again. I am so sidetracked. I was working on this cute quilt. I wrote about it when I started and the next week, and a third.  But then, I got bogged down. My granddaughter was … Continue reading

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A Delicious Fabric Giveaway

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS DINAH! It doesn’t have to be Christmas to bake cookies and share them with others, but the Cookie Exchange fabric line by Sweetwater for Moda was … Continue reading

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Seen at QuiltCon 2016

Happy Friday, everyone! This has been a short week for me in the office as I just returned from Los Angeles where I was taking care of some family business. But while I was there I managed to work in a … Continue reading

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Boro

PLEASE NOTE THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS VIVIAN! The past couple of weekends, I’ve somehow managed to have more time to quilt than usual, and I’ve used that time to work on several … Continue reading

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Quilt Shows – Always Worth the Effort

My husband and I are still a little new to living in a large metropolitan area. We’ve lived in our permanent home here just about a year and I still find things that I love about living in the city. … Continue reading

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Artist’s Paintstik

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS, LYN, KATHRYN, JODY, DONNA, ANNE, EVELYN, and CAROL! Here at the Quilters Newsletter office, it’s been warm enough this week to feel like springtime has already arrived. The … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Quilting cops, Masopust’s influence, Flint water crisis quilt, and more

Can you feel it? The weekend approacheth, bringing with it Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day in the U.S. Let’s take a look at the latest interesting bits of quilt and textile news that have popped up this past week. Work … Continue reading

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Quilts from Within

It’s no secret we have some very talented quilt artists in our offices in Golden, Colorado, home of Quilters Newsletter, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and McCall’s Quick Quilts. You’ve see their work from time to time in the various publications, but … Continue reading

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Ardently Austen — fabric for readers and romantics

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY HAS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS LELA! “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a quilter in possession of a good stash must be in want of more fabric.” (with apologies to … Continue reading

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On I Go …

Yes, I’m still making progress with the “embroidered” quilt. I haven’t done handwork for years but I still love the look of it. I did counted cross-stitch until my eyes quit making the transition from the cloth to the pattern … Continue reading

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