Tag Archives: design

Scrap Bag: Husbands’ Lounge controversy, “Back the Blue” quilts, stash sold for charity, and more

A round-up of news and stories from around the quilt world for the week ending November 18, 2016. Continue reading

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The Churn Dash Project

I had a great week last week, visiting with my friend Sara Gallegos. She was at our offices filming her new show My First Quilt Show: Beginning Quiltmaking which will begin airing in January. Watch for it and check her … 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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Flying Geese Exchange

In addition to Quilters Newsletter, our office space is also home to McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker, as well as sewing, embroidery, knitting and crochet magazines. We all work and play nicely together. Right now part of our playing is a … Continue reading

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We were all beginner quilters once

I started quilting because it seemed like fun. That’s all. And once I started I discovered that it WAS fun, but also complex, creatively fulfilling, time consuming, overwhelming and sometimes frustrating. And there are so many choices that can drastically … Continue reading

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