Joey of Anonymous Works shares a photo of this quilt and others made by African-Americans. Soon to be auctioned, all are from the Jonathan Demme collection. This one is my favorite, but all are wonderful. Go HERE to see more

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I’m amazed at how modern this c1860 Mosaic patchwork quilt looks, you? Maire McCleod offers it in her Ruby Lane shop for $985 USD. Grab a cuppa and join me as I browse all the quilts for sale right

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The *Quilt Alliance’s fall fundraising event is coming up September 15, 2012. Held in Manhattan at the Fashion Institute of Technology, special attendees include Denyse Schmidt, Jennifer Chiaverini and Mark Lipinski. There are 350 spots for people to attend in person, …

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Cintia of My Poppet shares how to add interest to a vintage tea towel with free motion quilting. This sounds like the perfect way to learn machine quilting on a domestic sewing machine – always best to start small. Go HERE

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Flax and Twine is hosting a Sew You’ve Always Wanted to Quilt series on her blog. Her first guest poster, Kathreen Ricketson of Whipup.net fame, took a moment to talk about the heritage of women as makers, quilts as the …

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Kristyne of Pretty by Hand shares her iron fail on her latest quilting project. It will make you laugh and wince some too on her behalf. Go HERE to learn more.

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Linzee of The Etsy Blog met modern quilting icon Denyse Schmidt at the International Quilt Market held recently in Kansas City. Considering her superstar status Linzee admired her low-key approach to the show. Go HERE to learn more.

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Helen of Bustle and Sew made this cushion/pillow cover for a friend. The center is an embroidered bird amidst flowers surrounded by a patchwork border. So cheerful! You can download the Funky Chick Embroidery pattern on her blog. Get the

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Louise of I’m Feelin’ Crafty is hosting a giveaway for what she calls a little piece of Gee’s Bend, this colorful potholder, shown. She explains it’s part of Sew Mama Sew’s 2012 Spring Giveaway Day! Contest ends May 25, …

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Look at what a “vintage quilt” search on Etsy returned me – this 1900 Log Cabin at The Muse in Me. Though over a hundred years old, I’m struck by how “modern” it feels. Visit the listing to learn more

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Mary Elizabeth Kinch of Kinch and Storms did a guest post at Martingale’s Stitch This! blog to introduce she and Biz Storms’ just released book Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts by Martingale Press. The authors demystify the process of creating …

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Sandra of Sandra’s Craft Corner put up her freebie for the month of May, 2012. This one has complete instructions for 12 quilts, however because it’s dated material there is no mention of rotary cutters, and the preferred method given …

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Rachel of Craft is hosting a giveaway on her blog for a copy of the book, Reinvention: Sewing with Rescued Materials by Maya Donenfeld. Maya blogs at Maya*Made and you can see her post about her book blog tour here

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At first glance I thought this was a quilt; see the wagon wheels and notice it’s photographed as wall art. But, it’s actually a Spin Wheel Tea Towel created by Avril Loreti and is for sale in her Etsy shop

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Ann of Magpie Quilts celebrated her one year blogiversary today by talking about the things that inspired her to pick up a quilting needle. She also shares her earliest exposure to quilting – a book her librarian in elementary school …

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