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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, Inc.com 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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Washable Lady Products

And Now for Something A Bit Different – Washable Lady Products Available at Quiltwoman.com Femininewear is probably not what you normally think about when looking for wearable patterns. BUT sanitary pads are essentially teeny tiny quilts, right?! And, making them … Continue reading

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Fresh Fruits and Veggies

        It is harvest season and gardens and full of bounty.  Bring some of that wonderful summertime bounty indoors with these great fruit and veggie patterns! Use eight mouth-watering fruit and veggie fabrics to make this easy … Continue reading

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Designs to Share with You by Ursula Riegel

The head, the hands and the heart behind “Designs to Share with You” is Ursula Riegel, a Canadian designer located in beautiful Victoria, BC. She started quilting in 1991 and over the years has extensively taught quilt making classes which … Continue reading

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Why I Love Scraps! by Deanne Eisenman

I love scraps because …. I always have a lot of them! I don’t think many quilters are actually without scraps. When I cut out a project, I usually end up with the side of my cutting table looking like … Continue reading

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