Tag Archives: Inspiration

Scrap Bag: CBS spotlights heavy metal quilter, valuing a quilter’s work, quilts come home, and more

A round-up of quilt news for the week ending December 2, 2016. Continue reading

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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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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: art quilts stolen, quilt in car ad, t-shirt quilt company sues rival, and more

It’s that time of year again. No, not Halloween — it’s Quilt Market and Festival week! If you follow the quilt world on social media, this weekend will be full of eye candy for you as people start sharing photos … Continue reading

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Autumn Spice

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS ELISABETH! No matter how many times we check and double-check a pattern, sometimes we make a mistake. More often than not when we get asked if … Continue reading

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Changing Colors and Fontaine

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS NANCY! You don’t have to like everything about a quilt pattern to want to make it. When we ran surveys asking about the content of our … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: “Dear Jane” exhibit, quilts at new African American museum, stolen military quilts, and more

Quilt news big and small, inspiration and motivation — it’s all here for the taking! The iconic “Dear Jane” quilt that tops many quilters’ bucket lists is put on display only one time a year for a few weeks, and … Continue reading

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Quilt exhibits to visit Autumn 2016

In the What’s New section of our October/November 2016 issue, we give you the skinny on a bunch of amazing quilt exhibits around the country along with images of some of the quilts you’ll see if you’re able to go to … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: 68 years of blue ribbon quilts, quilt show controversy update, 50,000-year-old needle found, and more

Summer is winding down whether it feels like it or not — how long until “quilting weather” arrives?   “Marian Brockschmidt of Springfield won eight blue ribbons from among her 21 entries in the textile division at this year’s Illinois … 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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