Monthly Archives: September 2016

Books of Quilts for Christmas

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS DAWN and THERESA! Last time I posted about Christmas here on the QN blog, a reader named Susan commented: ”With the way summer went Christmas will be here … Continue reading

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Why Are There So Many PIGS?

Last week I talked about working on my floor quilt and how pleased I was to be making headway on one of my largest PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks). I’d like to share with you why I have so very, … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Quilt-themed statue in SD, Watergate crazy quilt, oldest indigo-dyed fabric found, and more

Behold: your weekly wrap-up of quilt and textile news tidbits to help get your weekend sewing off to a great start has arrived!   Here’s a new stop for you to add to your next quilter’s road trip itinerary: a … Continue reading

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Catalina and Van Gogh

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS RITA and KARON! In the last few days here at Quilters Newsletter, we’ve been receiving a lot of very nice missives about how our magazine issues … Continue reading

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PIGS Come in All Sizes

Last week, I pulled out a big quilt from my stack of PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks). I’m pretty encouraged by the fact that it is September and I am on target for meeting my goal of finishing one of … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: “Dear Jane” exhibit, quilts at new African American museum, stolen military quilts, and more

Quilt news big and small, inspiration and motivation — it’s all here for the taking! The iconic “Dear Jane” quilt that tops many quilters’ bucket lists is put on display only one time a year for a few weeks, and … Continue reading

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More Roses

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS, JEANNIE! Sometimes when you’re certain you’ve found all there is to find of something in your stash, you find some more of it. That’s what happened … Continue reading

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Quilters Newsletter and the Briscoe Center for American History

Quilters Newsletter has donated its archives including a copy of every issue of its magazine and more to the Briscoe Center for American History. In honor of this donation, check out scanned cover images of the first issue, each five-year-anniversary issue, … Continue reading

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Quilters Newsletter October/November 2016

Quilters Newsletter‘s last issue is currently shipping to subscribers, and though its official on sale date on newsstands, bookstores, and at quilt shops isn’t until a week from today, Tuesday September 20, 2016, it’s already selling in print and digital issue … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Planning to Make a Holiday Placemat …

I wanted to tell you about what happens when things go wrong – or even maybe go wrong. One of our readers sent an email last week, saying we’d made a mistake when we wrote the pattern for Grand Fir … Continue reading

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