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Jan/Feb Cover Quilt: RJR Fabric Designer

Many readers are finding the cover quilt on our Jan/Feb issue to be very attractive. It’s a beauty! I wanted to share a few thoughts from the designer of the fabric featured in that quilt. Marianne Elizabeth designs for RJR … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Rachel

I had hoped to visit with Rachel Griffith, designer of Coin Collecting in our July/August ’10 issue at Quilt Market in Minneapolis, but unfortunately she wasn’t able to attend. Her quilt did make the trip, however, as it accompanied June … Continue reading

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Who did we see at Quilt Market?

June and I spent 3 days visiting designers, fabric manufacturers, publishers, notions companies—you name it, we tried to see them all—at Quilt Market in Minneapolis. We took along a little photo prop so our friends could share some messages with … Continue reading

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Introducing Vickie Eapen

If you’re like me, you wonder how you’re going to find the time to do all you want to do. Besides a full-time job, there’s the home stuff—family, laundry, groceries, cooking—you get the idea! And, not that I’m complaining (well, … Continue reading

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The Feedsack Lady

I’d like to introduce you to one busy lady. Darlene Zimmerman is a quilt historian who designs fabric for Robert Kaufman, quilting tools for EZ Quilting, is the author of several quilting titles and lectures and teaches nationally. And she … Continue reading

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The Two-Legged Half

Always entertaining, always fun and a great designer to boot. One of the featured quilts in Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts special issue was designed by Carrie Nelson, the designer behind Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co. Beth is actually a smaller version of … Continue reading

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What is the Double Stitch?

Handwork has made a come back over the last several years. Everything from hand piecing and quilting to hand embroidery provide the perfect take-along project. Kathleen Brown and DeLoyce Tyler or Mountain Patchwork created a simple hand-embroidered block, Dresden Lane, … Continue reading

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Meet Sue Cook

I’ve gotten to know Sue Cook over the last couple of years as we’ve published three of her designs in Quiltmaker. I met her in person when she had a booth at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh, May ’09 and found … Continue reading

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Introducing Scott Hansen

Thank you Lissa Alexander, Marketing Director of Moda Fabrics, for introducing me to another designer, Scott Hansen. Scott’s pattern Lime Grape Fizz appears in our March/April ’10 issue (No. 132). The inspiration for Lime Grape Fizz came from an interesting source. … Continue reading

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Meet Julie Herman

I’m introduced to designers in many ways—Quilt Market, other designers and also from our friends at the different fabric manufacturers that we work with. I’d like to thank Lissa Alexander, Marketing Director for Moda Fabrics for introducing me to Julie … Continue reading

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