Category Archives: Inspiration

Another Purple Quilt

As I mentioned in my blog post when we returned from Quilt Market a couple of weeks ago, we get lots of paperwork and samples for making quilt projects at the show. I’m still slowly working through that stack on … Continue reading

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A Vacation – But Not From Sewing

It was really hard for me to figure out the best time to schedule a vacation – there really isn’t too much downtime at Quilters Newsletter since we’re always working on something. I hadn’t been to visit my parents since … Continue reading

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It’s a Graduation Quilt

I finished it … just in time. I was working on a queen-size quilt for a graduation present for one of my granddaughters and blogged about making the back a couple of weeks ago. This quilt was one of those … Continue reading

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Spring Quilt Market – Oh, the fun of it!

I returned last night from five days in Pittsburgh for Spring Quilt Market where the Quilters Newsletter team scoured the show floor for new ideas.  We all focus on different areas but we were all on the lookout for things … Continue reading

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Pretty Patchwork

It’s Friday! I and some fellow QN staff members are attending Spring Quilt Market in Pittsburg, where we get to take a sneak peek at all the new and exciting things in the wide and wonderful world of quilting. Since … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

The first thing I want to do today is take you on a tour of my office. Here’s the window behind my desk. Yes, it is snowing. There are two shelves of the white notebooks that contain the first 398 … Continue reading

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Practice, Practice, Practice

It won’t get me to Carnegie Hall, but it will get me to free-motion quilting confidence, I hope. Eventually. In my quest to become competent at free-motion quilting, I’ve read a lot of books and listened to experts’ advice. Information … Continue reading

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Denver National Quilt Festival IX

The Denver Quilt Festival IX was May 1-4, practically in our backyard. The Quilters Newsletter staff was allowed to view the quilt displays the day before the show opened so we could choose our favorite quilt for the Quilters Newsletter … Continue reading

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Purple Pieced Quilt Back

It’s obvious. I like purple. I’ve evidently passed that color preference on to my grandchildren.  I give each of my grandchildren a bed-size quilt for their high school graduation present and three of the five grandchildren who have already received … Continue reading

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Quilt Fiction Friday

Since more interesting quilt-related fiction books have come across my desk in recent weeks, I figured that some quilters who love to read might want to know about them! If you’re busy quilting they may have escaped your notice. Some … Continue reading

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