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Scrap Bag: antique quilts on Flickr, Turkish quilt traditions, online tutorials, and more

Here’s this week’s dispatch of quilt-related news tidbits we found too interesting not to share.   Cleve Jones, the San Francisco gay rights activist who founded the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, has a memoir coming out this fall. The … Continue reading

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It Will Be a Beauty, But …

I started working on a quilt this weekend for an upcoming issue of McCall’s Quilting. It’s one I designed myself using Electric Quilt 7. I love designing with EQ but because the computer is drawing the blocks and I don’t … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: storage unit of fabric for sale, quilts from Broadway costumes, Quilt Gardens, and more

Here’s a scrap bag of quilt-type news items to help you kick off your week! This story was making the rounds on quilt-related social media last week, and for good reason: Barbara Schubert Bartlett apparently took the adage “She who dies … Continue reading

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More about Creating Text and Texture with Flour Paste Resist

Textile artist Valerie C. White contributed the Easy Lesson we included in our June/July 2016 issue, “Creating Text and Texture with Flour Paste Resist.” We went with that title because I figured “Super-Fun Technique That You Are Totally Going to … Continue reading

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What If I Make a Mistake?

When you make as many quilts as I do, there are bound to be mistakes. Some mistakes are little, some not so little. Little mistakes are the ones that are easy to fix. They are the ones that require a … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: quilts for Hillsborough and Paris, quilt on the silver screen, sci-fi embroidery, and more

Today’s Scrap Bag has yielded a few stories about quilts with meaning — memory quilts, quilts made to honor or call attention to somber events — as well as stories of astounding craftsmanship, not to mention one quilt that may … Continue reading

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Sidetracked No More

I’m so glad to be able to show you my almost-finished quilt. All it needs is a label and I can’t make that until I decide on a name. I started this quilt back in September of 2015. You can … Continue reading

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The Last Quilt of 2015

Here we are at the beginning of 2016.  I had a wonderful time over the holidays but was glad to come back to work today so I can rest a bit. We have our big family celebration on New Year’s … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Luke Haynes interview, quilt gardens, fabric-choosing tips and more

It’s a rather mixed bag of quilt- and textile-related news items I wanted to share this week, much like the photo of scraps below. But that just means there’s pretty much something for everyone — take your pick! Luke Haynes’ star … 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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