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March 29, 2012
Thanks to a great week of voting, our projects have been narrowed down to eight favorites from the last year. Now it’s time to help propel your favorite(s) to the…drumroll please…Quilt Final Four!
March 27, 2012
Recently, Quilt talked to Deeanne Quill, who designed “Retro Picnic”, the cover quilt for the spring issue of Simple Quilts & Sewing magazine.
March 26, 2012
In NW Montana I’m not quite certain it really IS Spring. Not only have we had a weird weather winter, as it moved into March, the weirdness seemed to increase.
March 20, 2012
Each time you like/comment, we’ll enter your name in a drawing to win a free copy of the new Spring/Summer issue of Simple Quilts & Sewing, so be sure to check back each day and get your vote in!
March 16, 2012
It’s time for a Quilt magazine bracket! Nominate a Quilt, Simple Quilts & Sewing or Quilt Almanac pattern for the bracket. We’ll read all the entries and set up our own mini bracket to crown the favorite pattern from the last year.
February 7, 2012
Recently, Quilt talked to Mari Martin, who designed “Dutch Tulips”, the cover quilt for the April/May 2012 issue.
February 6, 2012
I can’t quite let the cat out of the hat — yet, though coming soon is my new collection of fabrics with Benartex, as well as new patterns, including a BOM, and a special design in Quilt Magazine!
February 2, 2012
It is no secret that I love fabric. Actually, I think I would be safe to say that most quilters love fabric and gather most of their inspiration from the fabrics that make their hearts sing. Among the fabrics that I love you will find bright, bold, unusual, and fun fabrics. But one type of [...]
February 1, 2012
Meet Karl McDaniel. He recreated this Vortex quilt, featured in our Last Stitch, June/July 2011 issue in less than 6 months. Pretty impressive, huh?
January 26, 2012
When I received what you’ll read below in my email inbox, I just knew I had to share it with our Quilt magazine readers. What a phenomenal story!
January 24, 2012
The holidays are behind us now (gee, it seems like so much more than a month has passed, and yet…..yep, the calendar says a month ago we were knee deep in candy canes and wrapping paper…), and we can all gather a collected breath. Or two.
December 14, 2011
Nancy has won several awards for her quilting. At the 2004 Houston International Quilt Festival, Remembrance of Nanny and Desert Star were both given Honorable Mentions. Also in 2004, Dogtooth Violets earned one of the top awards in the Kaufman Quilt Quest. Most recently, Emerald Spring won a first place in Mixed Techniques at Road to California. She has won awards at other national shows including the Pacific International Quilt Festival, the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, and the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show. And Desert Star, the first place winner in the 2002 From the Mills Contest, was on display at the American Textile History Museum.
December 12, 2011
I’m sure I’m not the only one still working on holiday projects, so I’ve decided to form a (low-key) support group. We can encourage each other, post updates, and hopefully make a big push to the finish. Sew with me!
November 15, 2011
We’re back from Market – feet weary, brains dulled by sheer sensory overload, and (no surprise considering all there was to see and try) inspired with new projects and energized for another season of quilt and quilt related projects.
November 14, 2011
Quilt Market is truly visual overload: aisle after aisle of beautifully decorated booth space, showcasing new fabrics, quilts, patterns and tools. I’ve been to been to 12 markets now, and each one is the same…
November 4, 2011
So I realize Halloween was last week, but I’d rather share late than never! One of the things I like best about handmade objects is that they are more meaningful than store-bought ones. That goes for quilts, clothing, and…costumes!
October 24, 2011
To market, to market……to see some fat quarters….and fabrics…..and patterns…..and tools. Ah, the drooling is starting already. We (my business partner, Julia LaBauve, and I – of Outside the Line Designs) are heading off to Quilt Market in Houston the last weekend in October.
October 19, 2011
There’s a special nostalgia about returning to your childhood home. My two sons and I are in the middle of an extended stay with my parents while we work out details of a family move. I’m sleeping in my old bedroom, watching my toddler play with my old toys, and looking in wonder at the evergreens in the backyard that used to be my height and are now five times my height.