Category Archives: Inspiration

National Craft Month Quilters Celebration Week 3

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

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National Craft Month Quilters Celebration Week 2

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

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National Craft Month Quilters Celebration Week 1

March is National Craft Month, and here at Quilters Newsletter, we’d like to spend March celebrating the craft of quilting by celebrating you, the quilter. Last week, we asked our readers to submit a photo of themselves with a quilt … Continue reading

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Snowy Days

Here in Colorado, the weather forecast for this past weekend was for a huge, gigantic, enormous winter storm. I was actually looking forward to it. I thought to myself, “I’ll be trapped in the apartment and I’ll just have to … Continue reading

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Patternless Flight

I have a little wall hanging in my cubicle that I designed and made quite a while back. I like looking at it, but I recently decided that it could be a perfect gift for a particular someone in my … Continue reading

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Call Me “Distractible”

I’m going to give you a peek at my sewing life at home. I think when I’m done you’ll understand why I have so many PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks).  Maybe this is an effort to self-analyze.  My inability to … Continue reading

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Calm and Low Contrast

Well, instead of finishing quilts in progress, I went ahead and made another quilt top. It’s just so fun! Now I have one more work in progress that I’ll have to get basted and quilted, but I figure there are … Continue reading

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Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour — Wrap Up

We hope you had as much fun as we did visiting all the designers’ blogs from our Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour! There are more designers featured in the issue than have blogs and we’d like … Continue reading

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It’s Groovy. It’s Far Out. Can You Dig It?

A few months ago, I saw a blog by Bill Volckening with this wonderful, reversible, polyester quilt from the 1970s. I fell in love with it. I studied the photos and figured out how the quiltmaker made it and I … Continue reading

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Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog Tour — Day 4

The 21 quilt patterns in Quilters Newsletter Presents Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 will certainly last more than 4 days, but today, Day 4, is the last day of our Best Tradition with a Twist Quilts 2015 Blog … Continue reading

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