Layers of Hope 911

Quiltingranny, a retired 911 dispatcher and trainer, heads up a charity called Layers of Hope – Quilting 911. Its mission is to make quilts for the first responders (firefighters for example) in a community which has sustained a tragedy or …

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Sochi Olympics inspired table runner

Becky of Patchwork Posse couldn’t help but notice a patchwork theme at the Sochi 2014 Olympics; check out the torch carrier, official mascots packaging and the web store banner. All this inspired her to create this colorful quilted …

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Blog Tour Stitched Style

The Stitched Style Blog Tour is underway. Today is Wild Olive’s turn and she’s hosting a giveaway just for the next few hours.

Don’t miss it!!!

The author of Stitched Style, Amy Barickman is someone I’ve followed for …

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GenQ envelope Inside Bench

I feel like skipping when I spot my latest copy of GenQ in my mailbox.

GenQ Fun Mail on Bench mag only

It never disappoints. I want you to know the joy too, so I’m going to host a GenQ magazine subscription giveaway in a future post. …

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Denise of My Life in Quilts is the winner of my recent book giveaway that was part of the Quilting Isn’t Funny Blog Tour. She will receive a signed copy of Quilting Isn’t Funny by humorist Megan Dougherty.

To …

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Holiday Hullabaloo Blog Hop Schedule

Sandy of Upstairs Hobby Room is hosting a blog hop, Holiday Hullabaloo. Sponsored by The Art of Home, there are prizes offered at every stop. Go get the schedule and start hopping.…

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FoundTornado quilt

Bonnie of Quiltville is getting the word out about this Beatles-inspired quilt that survived a deadly tornado in Illinois last week. It needs to find its way home. Visit her blog post to learn more about this storm and how …

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For the Boys Star Trek Quilt

This is Pieces by Polly’s entry in the For the Boys Blog Hop running through November 15th over at Sew We Quilt. I love the simplicity of the front with just the symbol on a red ground. The back’s …

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IQA Board

The International Quilt Association (IQA) announces the 2013 Winners in Quilts: A World of Beauty, sponsored by Handi Quilter®. Taking the top prize of $10,000 is Melissa Sobotka of Richardson, Texas for her quilt, Chihuly’s Gondola. It’s a work …

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Thanks so much for all your great comments on the Modern Bee quilt book giveaway. After reading each one, I know you are all my peeps. The majority of us – though we love to sew and quilt with …

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Quilt in a Day Eleanor Burns Anniversary

SewCalGal announces:

Eleanor Burns/Quilt in a Day is celebrating their 35th Anniversary on Saturday, October 19th. Yes, 35 years in business. Many quilters from around the world learned to quilt from Eleanor.

Congratulations Eleanor from Craft Gossip. This quilting editor …

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True Up says goodbye

Kim Kight of the popular blog True Up announced today she is calling it quits to focus on other things. I’ve followed her prolific postings for many years, and will miss seeing her thoughts on fabric grace my Reader. Learn …

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sewdown nashville 2014

Registration opens in October for a MQG SewDown being held in Music City (Nashville, Tennessee) next April. This Modern Quilt Guild sponsored event includes a weekend stay at this sweet hotel (Loews), meals and tons of sewing workshops. Bring a …

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new fan of Mandy quilts

Katie of the Textile Treasure Seeker attended a Mandy Pattullo exhibit at the 2013 Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK. She shares photos of her favorites on her blog, like the one shown.

Mandy often starts one of her pieces …

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