Tag Archives: improvisational quilting

Scrap Bag: stolen quilt trailer update, Quilts of Valor busy week, and more

Quilters Newsletter’s weekly update of news from around the quilting world for the week ending November 11, 2016 Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Controversy at the quilt show, missing Hawaiian scrap quilt, Texas fundraising quilt, and more

Please enjoy some news from the quilt world as you plan your own weekend sewing adventures!   Amelia Perry, mother of former Texas Governor Rick Perry, made a red-white-and-blue quilt that she donated to the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to raise money for construction of the … 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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My Greek Key quilt

You really don’t need a pattern to make Pam Rocco’s Greek Key. You just need to understand how to make a courthouse steps block and be willing to put your ruler away. Continue reading

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My Mystery Quilt – part 2

I’m disappointed in myself this morning. All last week I sewed at home with the goal of having my mystery quilt finished in time to post photos on the blog today. I didn’t make it. On Monday I assembled the … Continue reading

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Fabric Love

I hope everyone had a magical Valentine’s Day filled with happiness and love. Of course, it’s good to have days like that all the time. Love is too much of a priority to everyone, it seems, to be confined to … Continue reading

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