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Weekend Quilting with Jemima Flendt

It’s the end of a long week and you’re ready to unwind with some quilting time. What will you make? Professional quiltmaker and sewing pattern designer Jemima Flendt (Tied With a Ribbon) has a fantastic new book that’s filled with … Continue reading

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Modern Elegance Blog Hop & Giveaway

Welcome to the Modern Elegance Coloring Book Blog Hop! We’re so excited to participate in a blog hop celebrating the release of Modern Elegance, a new coloring book illustrated by our friend Amanda Murphy. Amanda is a quilt and fabric … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas Day 8, Giveaway!

Welcome back! Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas continues with a giveaway of great Kansas City Star books. There will be five lucky winners. Do you know that feeling when you see something and it just grips you—you absolutely love it? This … Continue reading

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KC Star Book Reviews

A recent box from the folks at Kansas City Star Quilts was filled with treasures: books I have thoroughly enjoyed reading. You’ll want to take a look at today’s featured title.   Nancy and Oliver Rink have put together a … Continue reading

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Quilt Market Giveaway #3

Today’s the final day of International Quilt Market so let’s have one more giveaway of new quilting titles. Today’s features are from Kansas City Star Books. Welcome Home by Cheryl Wall has those warm, familiar country colors we’ve grown to … Continue reading

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Sunbonnet Sue: Pick a Side! and a Giveaway

The infamous Sunbonnet Sue: love her or hate her? Have you picked a side? There doesn’t seem to be much middle ground. I bought this vintage Sue quilt some years ago because I thought it was unusual. Two Sues in … Continue reading

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Visual Coloring: Joen Wolfrom

Last night I started reading a book by Joen Wolfrom called Visual Coloring. It’s not a brand new book (2007 from C&T Publishing) but it’s new to me and I’m finding her ideas really interesting. She collects photos/ads/images containing color combinations … Continue reading

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Hop To It!

I had the pleasure of meeting Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts at International Quilt Market last fall in Houston. What a delightful and extremely talented quilter! Not only does she design beautiful quilts, she also designs fabric for Moda … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Bonnie Hunter

Bonnie’s not really mysterious, but she sure has fun with mystery quilts! The QM staff have enjoyed getting to know Bonnie Hunter through her blog and in person when she traveled through Colorado in 2008 and we got to spend … Continue reading

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