Tag Archives: Quilters Newsletter

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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Finally, the September PIGS Project

As I promised, I want to tell you about my September PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) finish. I chose to work on this PIG because of its size, the amount of room it HOGGED in my sewing space. It’s an … Continue reading

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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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This Month in Quilt History: October

October is quite a noteworthy month when it comes to quilt history. Here are some historical notes pulled from the pages of Quilters Newsletter’s Design Wall page from the past few years — I think you’ll agree that October has seen … Continue reading

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It Was a Winning Weekend

I had such a productive weekend. I went home from work on Friday afternoon knowing that I had three projects that I really wanted to get done and two of them had to be done by Tuesday so I could … 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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Quilters Newsletter and the Briscoe Center for American History

Quilters Newsletter has donated its archives including a copy of every issue of its magazine and more to the Briscoe Center for American History. In honor of this donation, check out scanned cover images of the first issue, each five-year-anniversary issue, … Continue reading

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Quilters Newsletter October/November 2016

Quilters Newsletter‘s last issue is currently shipping to subscribers, and though its official on sale date on newsstands, bookstores, and at quilt shops isn’t until a week from today, Tuesday September 20, 2016, it’s already selling in print and digital issue … Continue reading

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This Month in Quilt History: September

It turns out September is an important month in quilt history: from the invention of the lockstitch sewing machine to the first issue of Quilters Newsletter to the recognition of art quilting by a leading American newspaper, this is a month … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season… of Preparation

Around here, we probably get about a good two months or so of not having to think about Christmas, generally around the beginning of the year. Once spring starts springing, it’s time to start gathering ideas and quilts for special … Continue reading

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