Tag Archives: hand quilting

Scrap Bag: quilter’s van stolen in Houston, Quilt Market/Festival round-up and more

I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to logging some serious time at my sewing machine this weekend. Christmas is coming and I have projects to finish! I think I’ve been inspired by Quilt Market and … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Mrs. Bobbins returns, Mountain Mist collection, inspirational quilters, and more

Let’s go, weekend, let’s sew! (Clap, clap!) Let’s go, weekend, let’s sew! (Clap, clap!) Maybe you can’t tell but I’m looking forward to having some time this weekend to sew. Here are some stories to help get your quilting endeavors off … Continue reading

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This Month in Quilt History: August

For the past few years, every issue of Quilters Newsletter has featured quilt history tidbits on our Design Wall page, and on the Bulletin Board page previous to that. At this point we’ve amassed a few hundred “Backtrack” items that can be … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: WWII signature quilt & “escape map” dress, 13-year-olds quilt, IMQA closing, and more

It’s been a few weeks since our last Scrap Bag post, and we hope you’ll enjoy its return in time for your weekend sewing plans! (As for the photo, well, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right?) “Why Are These People Abandoning … Continue reading

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More from Pepper Cory’s “Southern Scrap Quilts”

Quilt author, teacher and hand quilter extraordinaire Pepper Cory contributed the article “Southern Scrap Quilts: More Than the Sum of Their Parts” to our June/July 2016 issue, and I was lucky enough to be the editor assigned to take it … Continue reading

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The quilt I made for my parents

In a recent blog post I talked about realizing that an old, scrappy delectable mountains UFO I thought I might finish to donate to a charity had become too meaningful over the passing years to give away owing to the … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Iowa Quilt Museum opens, France Patchwork’s “crazy project,” English quilt show winners, and more

Let’s dig into this week’s scrap bag of quilty news items from around the world to help get our weekend sewing off to an inspiring start! The U.S. has a new quilt museum! The Iowa Quilt Museum is holding its … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: 20-foot art quilt on permanent display, Be Creative! winner in news, quilting company hires refugees, and more

Just this past week the trees have erupted into bloom here in Denver, which must mean it’s time for a big spring snowstorm. As I type this, the clouds are descending from over the mountains and we are preparing for … Continue reading

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Quilting Progress 2016: 1st Quarter Report (& 2015 wrap-up)

Setting goals for our quilting is a great thing. But there are times when all we can do is sew what we can, when we can, and let the process and outcomes speak for themselves. Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Vogue covers modern quilts, Longoria sews, button quilt, and more

Unlike the photo of coordinated red-and-white scraps shown below, I have a very mixed bag of quilt- and sewing-related tidbits today — the good news is there should be something here for everyone! Frequent QN contributor Georgina B. Fries of Bellwether … Continue reading

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