Monthly Archives: May 2016

Margaritas in the Snow – A Finished Quilt

I make quilts for several of our company’s publications. Quilters Newsletter, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts are all magazines that we produce in our Golden, Colorado, office. When I make something that will be published in one of the … Continue reading

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Quilt exhibits to visit Summer 2016

What with Memorial Day and many public school students celebrating the end of the school year, this week marks the cultural beginning of summer in the U.S. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some quilt exhibits you … Continue reading

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Getting back together with your UFO

A couple of weekends ago, having just completed the pieced backing for a queen-size quilt and faced with the prospect of then basting said quilt, or maybe finishing marking and basting a twin-size quilt top, or perhaps marking and basting … Continue reading

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So Many Books, Part 20!

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS PAT, MARY ELLEN, and JANET! My quilting efforts of late have been focused on things like buying border fabric because none of my stash had large … Continue reading

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Quilt Market at Salt Lake City

This week, I’m not going to say much. A picture is worth 1,000 words and I’m going to let my photos from International Spring Quilt Market talk for me. Quilt Market is a vendor’s only show for those within the … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: storage unit of fabric for sale, quilts from Broadway costumes, Quilt Gardens, and more

Here’s a scrap bag of quilt-type news items to help you kick off your week! This story was making the rounds on quilt-related social media last week, and for good reason: Barbara Schubert Bartlett apparently took the adage “She who dies … Continue reading

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Lily

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS ANN! What’s your favorite part of our newest issue, Quilters Newsletter June/July 2016? It officially went on sale yesterday, and Mary Kate blogged in depth about … Continue reading

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More about Creating Text and Texture with Flour Paste Resist

Textile artist Valerie C. White contributed the Easy Lesson we included in our June/July 2016 issue, “Creating Text and Texture with Flour Paste Resist.” We went with that title because I figured “Super-Fun Technique That You Are Totally Going to … Continue reading

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Up Close with the Quilting

I finished two quilts last weekend. And today I want to talk a bit about the quilting on one of them. I quilted this one myself. Most of the quilting is free-motion except around the applique patches and all of … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Quilts for Fort McMurray, Jimmy Fallon on quilt fiction, quilt block patio design, and more

Hey, guess what? It’s Friday! Looking for some fun and interesting news tidbits from around the internet about quilts? Then you’re in the right place! Museum Open House is a video series produced by NewTV in Newton, Massachusetts, that highlights … Continue reading

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