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Quilting Discoveries

We welcome designer Susan Mayer of Quilting Discoveries to the blog today. Hi, My name is Susan Mayer designing under the name Quilting Discoveries. One of my most popular “discoveries” was how to put your quilt on point without … Continue reading

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Ornament of the Month Club

Today on the blog we welcome Carol L. Steffensen of Chickadee Hollow Designs.  Winter has settled in and this is the perfect time to start working on things for Christmas next year.  At Chickadee Hollow Designs we are introducing … Continue reading

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Today on the Blog we welcome our guest blogger Mary Lajoie of Country Angel Designs.  Mary is one of our fabulous designers here at and we are happy to have her share a little about one of her … Continue reading

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For the Love of Wool!

New Wool Works™  Magazine Premier Issue Ships January 10, 2017 . . . Wool Works™ Magazine is full of good things.  It is a place to learn about wool, from its simple beginnings among grassy pastures to the cherished applique … Continue reading

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Soft and Cozy Keepsakes

  Soft and Cozy Keepsakes -Faux Rag Quilting is a new book by Margo Yang. Margo’s quilting hobby started when she quit her computer career over 25 years ago to become a mother. In 1991, her young family moved into … Continue reading

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After the Storm

“As I left the barn, I felt the wind strengthen and the first drops of rain began to fall. I called to Sunny and told the children to wash up while I returned to the cabin to prepare dinner. “By … Continue reading

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Adorable Characters without Applique

Lisa Muilenburg is a stay at home mom that started designing quilts for her mother, so she could make new baby quilts for each of her grandchildren.  She now designs them for you!  She loves to get ideas from friends … Continue reading

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Interview with Diane Phalen, Quilt Painter

Nancy: We first met at a quilt show many years ago where you were representing your line of fabric. I was completely drawn to the beauty of your prints and immediately knew I had met someone I would like to … Continue reading

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Sewing for Tweens with Fat Quarters!

Are you looking to bring new customers into your shop?  Have you considered the Tween sewist? As a sewing instructor, my students, girls aged 9 – 13  would ask me – “Ms. Ellen, why can’t we find patterns to sew … Continue reading

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Fall Quilt Market Update

According to Quilts, Quilts eInsider, this year’s Market in Houston drew 2,634 registered attendees, with 1,614 of those people also enrolling for classes and/or events. 1,062 people enrolled for Schoolhouse Series, and 1,169 for Sample Spree.  But the real news … Continue reading

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