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Scrap Bag: Desmond Tutu quilt exhibit, “jean-bombing” quilt, and more

This week’s Scrap Bag is not as full as it has been in previous weeks, but is hopefully just as interesting and inspiring as we head into the weekend! Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife, Leah, are the subjects and honorees … 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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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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Quilt exhibits to visit Summer 2016

What with Memorial Day and many public school students celebrating the end of the school year, this week marks the cultural beginning of summer in the U.S. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some quilt exhibits you … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Quilts for Fort McMurray, Jimmy Fallon on quilt fiction, quilt block patio design, and more

Hey, guess what? It’s Friday! Looking for some fun and interesting news tidbits from around the internet about quilts? Then you’re in the right place! Museum Open House is a video series produced by NewTV in Newton, Massachusetts, that highlights … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Brontë quilt returns, fast free-motion portrait, unique vintage pincushion, and more

It’s Friday once again, time for our weekly wrap-up of quilt and textile tidbits and trivia for your amusement and edification. I tried to come up with an April Fool’s Day tie-in but I just didn’t have it in me; … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: “Dear Sweet Sewing Machine” song, ‘quilted’ eye shadow, 23-foot-tall quilt, and more

Today’s Scrap Bag of quilt-y tidbits and trivia items is bursting at the seams — won’t you take some of them off my hands? Did you know there was a song in Fiddler on the Roof called “Dear Sweet Sewing Machine?” … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Urban legend quilt, video game for longarms, comeback for quilted jackets, and more

Happy Friday! Can I interest you in some scraps of quilt news to help get your weekend started?   Fashion blog The House That Lars Built recently posted “Coo Coo for Quilted” about coveting jackets that are either quilted or … Continue reading

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Quilt exhibits to visit Spring 2016

So what if spring doesn’t officially start for another couple of weeks? Pitchers and catchers have reported for spring training and my crocuses have bloomed, so that’s good enough for me to go ahead and post this list of quilt … Continue reading

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Quilt exhibits to visit Winter 2015-2016

As we head into the final few weeks of autumn and toward the solstice, your thoughts — not to mention the weather — may already be turning to winter. If you’re going to be spending more time indoors, why not … Continue reading

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