table extension with quilt

What’s supporting this quilt? It’s a table extension that Amy of And Sew We Craft said she couldn’t afford store-bought, thus prompting her to ask her hubby to make one. He did, for under $50 in materials. And I’ll give …

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girl with fabricMaddie of Domestic Anarchy delivered a swift kick to a friend’s ego by telling her the truth about fabric inequality passing on the adage “good fabric costs good money”. It so happened the friend was lovingly stroking some of her …

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Users of self-healing mats, listen up. Carol of FunThreads shares a tip for getting rid of the fuzzy remnants that get stuck in the mat after lots of cutting with a rotary cutter. Shown is the *Olfa brand mat. She …

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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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Kristyne of Pretty by Hand declares the cost is “free” for making this pretty pink floral quilt. She explains it’s due to specific financial calculations quilters use, a universal rule. I’m still laughing, you will too. Visit her post and

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Sam of Hunter’s Design Studio looks adorable in this photo surrounded by some of her quilts. She shares a video to tell us about her dream of launching her own quilt pattern company. With only three days left of her …

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Sue Robishaw of  ManyTracks Homesteading talks about using quilts
over windows to keep out cold in winter and heat in summer. Her handmade 9-patch quilts shown, are cheerful plus save the family cash. She goes on to say in her …

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I love this fresh interpretation of a classic triangles block in this A.P.C. Semiologie – Colour Triangles quilt. Recently carried by Anthropologie, one product reviewer (Sumantran from Oklahoma City, OK) had this to say:

I’ve been looking for an interesting

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Diane Gilleland (Sister Diane) of CraftyPod did a guest post at Oh My! Handmade Goodness that touches on an increasing worry for bloggers. What to do about the increasing volume of requests from businesses trying to market their products through …

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Kate Spain of The Drawing Board published a post on her blog this evening called On Copyright and Tote Bags. In it she identifies herself as the designer whose attorney’s repeatedly threatened to sue Emily Cier of Carolina Patchworks …

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You’ve all heard expensive fabric is best. But why and under what circumstances should you buy from your *local quilt shop (LQS) or defer to a big box fabric store? Suzanne at Just Another Hang Up gives us some …

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As if I don’t already spend enough time on Pinterest, I’ve discovered a new browsing destination today. Must share. It’s a barter website called Listia. Here’s how it works – true story. My daughter’s bestie had a bottle …

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