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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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It’s never too late to be a beginner

One of the biggest events in a person’s life that acts as a catalyst to try quilting for the first time is the impending birth or arrival of a child, whether her or his own or one expected by a … Continue reading

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When it really is the fabric’s fault

OK, maybe “fault” is too strong a word. But sometimes you can chalk up small imperfections in your piecing to the fabrics themselves and, most importantly, how they play together. I’m working on my second baby quilt for recent arrivals … 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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100 Days of School quilt project

With the start of the school year fast approaching I thought I would share my first experience with a 100 Days of School project, which we did last year when my older daughter was in kindergarten. Well, let’s be honest, … Continue reading

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Weekend Workshop: Tech-Savvy Techniques

As I wrote in yesterday’s blog post, June 12-18 has been declared a National Week of Making in the U.S. According to the White House, “During National Week of Making, we celebrate the tinkerers and dreamers whose talent and drive … Continue reading

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Make Way for Ducklets — Best Kids Quilts 2015 Blog Tour

Welcome to my stop on the Best Kids Quilts 2015 Blog Tour! As the special issue managing editor for the past couple of years, I always feel a great deal of pride when these issues finally get into the hands … Continue reading

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Kids Quilts Books & Fabric Giveaway

PLEASE NOTE, THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED. CONGRATULATIONS MICHELE and SHIRLEY! Yesterday was the official on-sale date for Quilters Newsletter Presents Best Kids Quilts 2015, which means that if you haven’t already run out to get your copy … Continue reading

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Six of One

As part of my mission to finish up projects in progress, I had to deal with the little pile of black-and-white fabrics that I painted a while back. I didn’t have a plan for them when I tried the painting, … Continue reading

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Quilting with little kids

This week’s episode of Quilters Newsletter TV: The Quilters’ Community is one in which I played the part of the guest and Lori Baker played the part of the host. The title of the episode is “Quilting with Preschoolers,” and … Continue reading

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