Category Archives: Inspiration

Altering Quilt Patterns

Here at Quilters Newsletter, we often suggest quilters alter quilt patterns to fit their own tastes, whether it be a different colorway, a bigger or smaller size, rearranging blocks, perhaps using just one block for another quilt project, etc. Such … Continue reading

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200 Quilts? YES!

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS, NANCY LYNN, TRICIA AND DIANE. I mentioned last week that I was nearing a big milestone – my 200th quilt. And here it is. Number 200. … Continue reading

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Four-Spool Weekend

My sewing mess just creeps up on me sometimes, getting bigger and bigger until one day, I look at it and can’t do anything else until I have tackled it, wrestled it to the ground and tied it into neat … Continue reading

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Exploring the Castle

I hope you enjoyed the blog tour for Quilters Newsletter presents Best Fat Quarter Quilts 2014 last week! The issue is filled to the brim with all kinds of cool patterns, many of which you saw if you followed the … Continue reading

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17 Quilt Documentaries You Should See

Way back in 1907,  Vitagraph Films released a silent short called “A Crazy Quilt.” In it, a man goes to sleep under a crazy quilt made by his mother-in-law. Wacky dreams ensue, including phonographs, huge beasts and trousers that surround … Continue reading

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My Last Photos from Quilt Market 2014

I have just a few more photos from this fall’s International Quilt Market in Houston to share with you. The wonderful quilts at Market and Festival are divided into several different exhibits each year, and I always find at least … Continue reading

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Three Tiny Trees

I hope you’ve been enjoying the blog tour for Quilters Newsletter presents Best Fat Quarter Quilts 2014. We’ve featured some of the great patterns from the issue on the tour, but there are even more to see in the pages! … Continue reading

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A Quilt Gift

(Written by Kathryn Wagar Wright) Welcome to my part of the Best Fat Quarter Quilts 2014 Blog Tour! You can get the issue at newsstands, bookstores, quilt shops and online at Quilt and Sew Shop if you don’t already have your … Continue reading

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Bailey

This quilt is called Bailey in honor of its recipient, our granddaughter Bailey. It is my contribution to QN’s just released Best Fat Quarter Quilts 2014. The issue is available on newsstands, at your local quilt shop and at QuiltandSewShop.com. … Continue reading

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Castle on a Cloud

Hello, and welcome to another stop on the Quilters Newsletter Presents Best Fat Quarter Quilts 2014 blog tour! We worked very hard on this special issue, available now at newsstands and at the Quilt & Sew Shop. It’s got a wide variety of … Continue reading

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