Category Archives: Inspiration

The Farmer’s Wife

I love to read. So one of the fun things I get to do at the office is to see and review the new books that come in. I recently received a copy of The Farmer’s Wife – 1930s Sampler … Continue reading

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Done … and Done!

I told you in the last two weeks about Leigha’s and Tyler’s graduation quilts. This morning I am pleased to say they are done. Well … almost. The quilting is the same on both quilts. I wanted to do the … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Pea??? Or the Bowling Ball?

Happy day 3 of the Quilters Newsletter’s Best Kids Quilts 2015 Blog Tour. Here’s the cover; isn’t it pretty? You can find it on newsstands, at your local quilt shop or at QuiltandSewShop.com in digital or print editions. Years ago, … Continue reading

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The Clock Keeps Ticking

Last week I told you about Leigha’s quilt. She is one of two of my grandchildren graduating high school this year. I have her quilt ready to put the binding on. I can get that done in an evening so … Continue reading

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Hurry, Hurry

Graduation time is fast approaching and I need to finish two quilts this year. I give quilts to my grandchildren when they graduate from high school and I have two graduating the middle of May. Both quilts are in progress. … Continue reading

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Just a Tweak

I’d like to talk a bit about designing quilts, about how it doesn’t take a lot to make a quilt your own design. Sometimes a tweak is all it takes. This quilt, Moonlight on the Snow, is what sparked the … Continue reading

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Floral Rhapsody – and Helpful Hints from Its Construction

This wall hanging is one of my favorites because of all the stories that go with it. I was talking a class from Jenny Haskins. She encouraged us to multi-task by using two machines simultaneously. Those of us taking the … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Quilters Celebration Week 5

March was National Craft Month and National Quilting Month, and here at Quilters Newsletter, we spent March celebrating the craft of quilting by celebrating you, the quilter. At the end of February, we asked our readers to submit a photo of themselves … Continue reading

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Making the Most of a Mistake

I’m going to share another of my older pieces with you. I’m not sure when I made it but it was sometime between 2004 and 2007. I was taking a class to be certified as a teacher for Jenny Haskins. … Continue reading

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Sweet Floral Applique

As I’m unpacking boxes that have been in storage for a while, I’m finding and examining some of my older work. I’m finding some things I like, some things I don’t like and some things I’d like to revisit. This … Continue reading

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