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Ruler Quilting on your Domestic Machine

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Image courtesy of Amy Kraan

I recently attended the Creativ Festival West show in Victoria, and dropped in on a workshop on Ruler Work on your domestic sewing machine, by Carola Russell of Carola’s Quilt Shop in Gibsons, BC. She …

With Glowing Hearts Quilt Challenge

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Have you heard of Trend-Tex Fabric’s ‘With Glowing Hearts – Celebrating 150 Years’ Quilt Challenge yet? Details about the contest here

Canada Eh? Mystery Table Runner Contest

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The Winter issue of Quilter’s Connection Magazine included a mystery table runner pattern, and we decided to run a contest in conjunction with the pattern, to celebrate Canada’s 150th.
We’ve had a request from one of our readers to publish …

Someone has actually heard of us!!

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When I received the email saying we had been nominated for an online ‘award’, immediately I dismissed it as spam. What is this list of “Top 100 Quilting Blogs” anyway? Who is Feedspot? I’m sure it’s some Phishing site. …

Don’t you just love dog pics!

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We received an email from a reader today, asking about the dog that was pictured on a quilt in our Summer 2013 issue. The reader wanted to know what kind of a dog it was.

Well, I had to do …

Canada Post and a Possible Strike

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A number of our subscribers have expressed concerns over delivery of Quilter’s Connection Magazine in the event of a postal strike.

We are concerned too! We don’t want you to miss a single copy of our magazine. We certainly hope …

Helping the victims of Fort McMurray wildfires

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I have had my ear glued to the radio – tuned into CBC – for the past 24 hours, listening with shock and horror and sadness at the total devastation that is happening right this moment in Fort McMurray, Alberta. …

Quilters’ New Year’s Resolutions

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We all do it. We sit down on New Year’s Eve and resolve to lose weight, spend more time with friends, learn a new language, or some other pledge to make ourselves a better person.

Many quilters promise to finish …

Keep your Pet Safe in the Sewing Room

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There is a unique bond between a quilter and their pet. It must be that cats and dogs instinctively know quilters have big hearts, with plenty of room for a special relationship with a furry friend. We often go to …