Tag Archives: quilts

Quilts from Within

It’s no secret we have some very talented quilt artists in our offices in Golden, Colorado, home of Quilters Newsletter, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and McCall’s Quick Quilts. You’ve see their work from time to time in the various publications, but … Continue reading

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We’re Tickled Pink!

We are very excited to finally introduce a few projects that we’ve had in the works for a while now. You may have heard that our parent company, F+W, a content and ecommerce company, has partnered with famed pattern designer … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

When I was an infant, my parents bought a farm just outside of a small town in northeast Colorado. I lived there until the fall before seventh grade. Our home was this big two-story stucco house. This weekend was a … Continue reading

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Just another thrift store quilt

When a member of Generation X posted a photo of a polyester 1970s utility quilt on Facebook, one of her Baby Boomer friends wondered why she liked it so much. Here’s her answer. Continue reading

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Done … and Done!

I told you in the last two weeks about Leigha’s and Tyler’s graduation quilts. This morning I am pleased to say they are done. Well … almost. The quilting is the same on both quilts. I wanted to do the … 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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Weekend Workshop: Hand Applique Your Way

Way back when, like in the late 20th century, I took a class on hand applique and ended up with this quilt. Aside from one of the long stems that was first stitched to the background by machine and finished … Continue reading

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Speed Up Your Quilting This Weekend!

Looking to learn some tips to improve your quilting this weekend? Check out the links in our blog post and you may be surprised with what you’re able to accomplish by Sunday night! Continue reading

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The most honest quilt

If every quilt has a story, I’m pretty sure the story behind this one is, “Just get it on the bed.” Continue reading

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Her three favorite words: Thrifted. Vintage. Quilt.

Last Friday evening a friend of mine posted this photo of a Dresden plate quilt on Facebook with the following caption: “Pretty little vintage thing spotted while thrifting tonight. Too bad I couldn’t justify the price. So, I’ll have to … Continue reading

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