Tag Archives: Andover Fabrics

A Stack of Books pillow for my reading chair

In a blog post from a few weeks ago I mentioned that I wanted to make a small project from Penny Layman’s The Paper-Pieced Home. Which I did end up doing, but of course these things always take a little longer … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: WWII hankie quilt, antique mini sewing machine, Pulse comfort quilts update, and more

I don’t know about you, but I feel like it’s time for some sewing therapy. Here are some stories from around the quilt world to fuel your weekend’s endeavors. The wedding of “General Tom Thumb,” as entertainer Charles Stratton was … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: “Outlander” fabric coming soon, Nazi flag quilt, Great Migration quilt, and more

Also in this week’s Scrap Bag of quilt and textile news items is a story about inmates who quilt for charity, a round-up of modern quilts for modern homes, an “urban” quilter receives recognition, and broken ceramics repaired with metallic … Continue reading

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This Is Halloween (Fabric)

It’s only mid-October, which means you still have time to make something for Halloween if the spirit moves you. It doesn’t have to be a full quilt — wall hangings, candy totes, pillows and many other small projects are all … Continue reading

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Christmas in July fabric round-up part 2

Welcome to part 2 of this Christmas in July look at some of the 2015 winter holiday fabric samples we’ve received here in the office. Click here to read part 1 and see some collections from Northcott, Robert Kaufman Fabrics … Continue reading

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Three Times the Urban Textures

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS ROBIN, JULIE and BECKY! Do you like fabric? Do you like quilt blocks? Do you like new fabrics and free quilt block patterns? Keep reading. Our June/July … Continue reading

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New fabric collections for Spring/Summer 2015

PLEASE NOTE THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS DIANA and MARGARET! Well, here we are, going into Memorial Day Weekend and the cultural start of summer in the U.S. Meanwhile, I sent my kindergartener … Continue reading

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What is the QN staff up to?

If you’ve been here to the Quilters Newsletter blog before, you’ve probably noticed that we do giveaways every Wednesday. This week, however, we’re doing a week long editorial survey about our April/May 2015 issue, which has a fabric giveaway with it, … Continue reading

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Caswell County Giveaway

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS RACHEL and VIRGINIA! Every issue of Quilters Newsletter has something in it to inspire future quilting projects. Sometimes it’s a pattern, of which there are four in … Continue reading

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More from International Quilt Market 2014

If you follow any quilt-related social media at all, you know that International Quilt Market happened last weekend in Houston, and International Quilt Festival opened today. Just to clarify, Market is the trade show component and is mostly geared toward … Continue reading

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