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Quilted Inspiration

In June of this year, I had the opportunity to visit the International Quilt Festival of Ireland with my mother, Beverly Holdren. For a little quilted inspiration, today I’m sharing some images from that show with you. The show was … Continue reading

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Berthoud, CO Outdoor Quilt Show

The town of Berthoud, CO is a small community in northern Colorado with a population of less than 10,000 people. On the third Saturday in June, the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Berthoud Outdoor Quilt Show and Historic Home … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure, Behind the Design

We planned to have a focus on pieced borders in our March/April ’12 issue. To me, pieced borders add a lot of interest to a quilt, and I wanted to design a quilt for this issue. Here’s my “Hidden Treasure.” … Continue reading

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Italian Inspiration

I recently spent 2 weeks in Northern Italy with my family and my parents. We flew into Milan and spent time in Varese (near Lake Maggiore), Venice, Maranello (at the Ferrari museum), Lucca, Pisa, and Florence. Yes I know, you … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy: Water Lilies

Do you ever work on a quilt and think “This is so much fun!” Granted, most of the quilts I make are fun, but I have to admit that some parts do get tedious. Well, that didn’t happen with Water … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash…Giveaway!

One man’s trash…is another man’s treasure. Nowhere is this more true than in our circles of quilting friends and acquaintances. My homet0wn guild had a little garage sale at its April meeting. I’ve been looking forward to it since February! … Continue reading

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More Great Scrap Squad Quilts

  Today we present the remaining projects by the QM Scrap Squad; they are scrappy versions of Raspberry Dessert by Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts. Here is Julie’s quilt which appears in the brand-new May/June issue of Quiltmaker. Raspberry Dessert … Continue reading

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*QM Scrap Squad Projects Revealed: Giveaways!

The QM Scrap Squad has been busily sewing on their scrappy versions of Julie Herman’s Raspberry Dessert. You’ll find this quilt in the May/June Quiltmaker which begins mailing to subscribers today. The Scrap Squad got the pattern February 1 and … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Humor: Giveaway

I got the funniest press release this week from the Home Machine Quilting Show, scheduled for May 5–7 in Salt Lake City. It highlights five of the wonderful teachers who will be there, like Renae Haddadin and Suzanne Hyland. Just … Continue reading

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Dress the Bed!

A lovely quilter named Kaye invited me to an area guild’s special event last weekend. It was an old-fashioned “bed turning” and luncheon called Dress the Bed. I had never been to a bed turning and it was so much … Continue reading

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