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Sandra Healy Designs

Sandra Healy is a wife and mother of 3. She started sewing while still a child but didn’t discover patchwork until the birth of her first child and he’s now over ten! For three years Sandra ran a company, “Mena … Continue reading

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New Patterns by Debbie Caffrey

Debbie Caffrey is a self-published author of fourteen books and dozens of patterns. She has designed and published over 250 patterns in an ever-changing line of mystery quilts. Debbie has taught many energy-filled workshops nationwide and internationally – Canada, England, … Continue reading

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One of QuiltWoman.com’s Top Designers

Patti Carey Hello, my name is Patti Carey and I have been a pattern designer with QuiltWoman.com since 2009.  Since that time, I have designed roughly 100 patterns.  I also design quilting projects for various quilt magazines, including McCall’s Quilting, … Continue reading

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5 Simple Steps for Selecting Fabric

By Diane McGregor Castilleja Cotton www.castillejacotton.com About Castilleja Cotton Diane has been quilting for 20 years. Owner of Castilleja Cotton which has been in business since 1991. Designed over 500 quilt patterns. 70% of the quilt patterns are for the … Continue reading

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No-Sew Pattern Kits

My name is Genevieve Rees, and I started Kits by Kalt in 2010 creating No-Sew patterns and kits. I have always been interested in crafts, sewing, and quilting. I even learned to cross stitch as a Camp Fire Girl. For … Continue reading

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Being Mindful

Last year I was introduced to The Great Courses.  For those of you who haven’t heard of this before The Great Courses is a company that produces a series of college-level video courses taught by experts in their fields for … Continue reading

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Penny Lane Primitives

My name is Kathryn Hecker and I’m the owner/designer for Penny Lane Primitives.  I’ve had an ongoing love affair with sewing since I was in elementary school.  Over the years I tried pretty much every craft out there. Knitting, crocheting … Continue reading

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Introducing Brook by Jeanne’s Bags!

 Jeanne’s Bags has come out with a new pattern! This one is named Brook! Brook is a large-sized purse that has pockets all around inside, including a pen pocket.  There are also pockets on the back that are convenient for … Continue reading

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Quilt Doodle Designs

Hi! My name is Cindy and I am the designer behind Quilt Doodle Designs. I love quilting and have been quilting since 1982. It is relaxing for me to sit at a sewing machine and sew. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Small Town Shopping Series #1

Medina, NY My husband and I love to take the scenic route when we travel and discover quaint small towns with Main streets lined with shops to explore. I recently discovered that one in my own back yard just 20 … Continue reading

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