Tag Archives: Quilt Market

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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Yvonne Porcella: A Remembrance

As many quilters already know, art quilt pioneer and member of the Quilters Hall of Fame Yvonne Porcella died on February 12 after fighting cancer for six years. In addition to obituaries in local newspapers the Modesto Bee and the Calaveras Enterprise, … Continue reading

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One More Look at Quilt Market

As I look through the photos I took at Quilt Market, I’m so glad that I didn’t have to judge the quilts. I have dozens and dozens of photos of quilts that weren’t prizewinners but were totally wonderful. How in … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Houston 2015 winners, amazing reproduction quilt, how to protect your iron, and more

It’s time to clean the virtual sewing room and assemble those scraps of quilt-related stories that are too good to do away with. (Click the links to read full stories and to view photos and videos.) International Quilt Festival 2015 … Continue reading

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Images from Houston

Fall Quilt Market is one of the high spots of the year for me. I love to go to Houston for Quilt Market. I’ve been here nearly every year since 2003 when I started working in the sewing industry. Quilt … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Charity quilts old and new, quilt for peace, batting tips and more

The focus of this week’s Scrap Bag is on feel-good stories of quilts being used as instruments of peace and gratitude, along with various other items that may be of interest to those with a passion for needle and thread. (Click … Continue reading

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Tiny Little Pieces

Last Friday, I was straightening my office as I often do at the end of the week. I came across a packet I’d brought home from Spring Quilt Market and I decided to take it home and try it out. … Continue reading

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My Last Photos from Quilt Market 2014

I have just a few more photos from this fall’s International Quilt Market in Houston to share with you. The wonderful quilts at Market and Festival are divided into several different exhibits each year, and I always find at least … Continue reading

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More Eye Candy from International Quilt Market/Festival

As promised, I’m going to show you more photos from International Quilt Festival in Houston. I got to see the displays but the winners had not been announced yet. So if I got photos of prizewinners, it was a happy … Continue reading

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I’m In Houston!

Well, something that I made is in Houston. But, it’s not exactly a quilt. More of a little quilt. OK, a quilt block. I made a quilt block and sent it to the Star Block Challenge organized by astronaut Karen … Continue reading

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