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Quilt Labels – Why Bother?

In years gone by, quilt makers would leave their mark on a quilt with a signature block. Community quilts were often made by groups of women who each would pay to sign a block, thus raising much needed dollars for …

Hey Mr. Postman!

The Spring 2013 issue of Quilter’s Connection Magazine is in the mail! Your copy should be arriving very soon, and if you are not a subscriber, make sure to pick up a copy at your favourite quilt shop, or Chapters/Indigo …

Excuses, Excuses

It bugs me when another blogger provides a multitude of excuses for not writing regularly on their blog, so I’m not going to do that. I do have numerous excuses (laziness being one of them), but I won’t go into …

Trendy Quilters

An interesting article recently in Craft Industry Today – the Craft & Hobby Association’s trade magazine. Designer Trend Report states that “classes on sewing and quilting techniques are on the upswing… Quilting is crossing over into mixed media – creating …

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Road Trip! A Sisters Adventure

It was a last minute decision. Tricia Sherman, our Editorial Advisory Committee member and writer of the column A Shop Near You, called me. “Do you want to go to Sisters next week?” she asked. “Of course!” I replied without …

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Spring Has Sprung – Time to Clean!

Ahh, Spring. Time to refresh, to air out, to… Spring clean your quilt room! Here are some ideas for making your quilting space fresh and new and inspiring again.

Toss…
anything old that you don’t think you’ll use or finish …