Monthly Archives: October 2009

Quilt Market Report – Friendship Triangles

Edyta Sitar (Laundry Basket Quilts), fabric designer for Moda Fabrics and author of the new book Friendship Triangles, organized a fun exchange with other Moda designers. Each of the different designers made triangle-squares that they shared with each other plus … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in Houston

The time always flies by when we’re here because there is so much to see and do. On Thursday we presented what’s called a Schoolhouse session to shop owners and designers. We had a good crowd and gave away a … Continue reading

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Greetings from Quilt Market 2009

The first day of Quilt Market and we are meeting with fabric companies. Before our meeting with Lissa Alexander of Moda Fabrics, we stopped by the booth of one of their designers, Barb and Mary of Me and My Sister … Continue reading

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IQA Quilt: A World of Beauty Preview: Whimsical

One of the fun things I get to do in Houston each year is present the awards to the winners of the Whimsical category in the quilt show because Quiltmaker sponsors this category. The presentations are held Tuesday night. When … Continue reading

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Holiday Aprons

In our Nov/Dec issue each year we use a staff photo in the edit letter as our way of saying Happy Holidays to all our readers. This photo is usually taken on the hottest day of July as we try … Continue reading

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It’s a Giveaway!

I have two Coneflowers to give away. Continue reading

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Introducing Sue Marsh of Whistlepig Creek

I met Sue Marsh years ago and fell in love with her whimsical designs. She has branched out in another direction, adding fast and fun patterns made from precut fabrics. She created a wonderful trio of wool wall quilts, North … Continue reading

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Retreat Review

I spent the weekend on a quilt retreat with friends. We stayed in a gorgeous location here in Colorado, right on the Arkansas River at a B&B called Liars’ Lodge. The rooms are comfy, the food is superb and the … Continue reading

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And the Winner (Sept/Oct ’09 color option giveaway) Is . . .

. . . #126 Vickie who likes Winding Road. Congratulations Vickie–I’ve sent you an email to get your mailing address. And thanks to all who entered–it’s sure been fun to see what your favorite patterns are in that issue. Please … Continue reading

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