Category Archives: Quilting Community

When Irish Eyes are Smiling!

Follow along! Click here for all of Laura’s Ireland Quilt Blog posts Click here for all Ireland Block of the Month patterns Join our Ireland Block of the Month group on Quilters Club of America My plan Block 1, sketched … Continue reading

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New Fabric!!

I just got a package from one of my favorite online quilt stores and I’m doing the happy dance! Don’t you love, love, love new fabric?! I sure do. Most of the time when I’m buying fabric, I’m with a … Continue reading

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Simply Wonderful Spring Market!

Wow! Sherri and I just got back from Spring International Quilt Market in Salt Lake City. It was fabulous! Here’s a photo of our new book, Red, White, and Sometimes Blue from Martingale. Wasn’t it displayed beautifully? It’s full of … Continue reading

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We’ll All Miss Judy Hopkins

I just found out today that Judy Hopkins passed away on March 9th. Judy Hopkins wrote many of the books that I’ve loved in my journey as a quilter… Rotary Riot, Around the Block, 101 Fabulous Rotary-Cut Quilts… they’ve all … Continue reading

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Come See the Sightlines!

Landthreads: Sightlines by Pat Owoc This fantastic prairie-scape is just one of 14 amazing art quilts about to be hung in the gallery we share with our sister magazines. This special exhibition of  Sightlines, sponsored by Studio Art Quilt Associates … Continue reading

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Proud to be a Quilter!

Most days, I don’t think about my part in the quilting community. I quilt because it makes me happy. However, there are points in time when I’m struck by what an amazing community it is and humbled to be a … Continue reading

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Guilt-free Quilting – National Quilting Day

As if I actually need an excuse to quilt, tomorrow is National Quilting Day! I googled “National Quilting Day” just to see what would turn up. It turns out that Mahalo.com had the best definition: “National Quilting Day was established … Continue reading

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Stash-Busting with Enthusiasm… Really!

Spring is just two days away, thank goodness, and the spring-cleaning bug has hit! As you may have read, I have a pretty large stash that I’ve been sorting through as I move. (Photos and blogs about my stash)  I’ve … Continue reading

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A Life of Purpose

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”  Robert Byrne The recent shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was so much more than an assassination attempt. While I felt horrible for the families of the dead and injured, there was … Continue reading

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Quilters Donate Their Time

Our office was graced recently with the presence of Ami Simms from the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI). Our sister magazine, Quiltmaker, has blogged about their staff’s contributions to the AAQI, so I thought I’d give you a peek at … Continue reading

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