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Now Touring: Celebrate Christmas with That Patchwork Place

July 3, 2014

The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! Quick! Pick up this amazing book featuring designs by staffers at That Patchwork Place/Martingale and get ready in time for Christmas EVE (or more likely 4 a.m on Christmas morning right before all the little people come running downstairs to the tree all excited), or Hannukah or [...]

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Stitch ‘n Swap Blog Party…Last Blast!

May 6, 2014

“Wrap it up,” they told me, and so I will. We’ve so enjoyed the last few weeks of blog partying for Stitch ‘n Swap, reading all the posts from our fellow contributors in this collective book about fun, quick and colorful ideas for swap-able gifts! And we’ve also loved all the support and great comments [...]

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Modern Quilt Perspectives Blog Tour

April 5, 2014

Way back when I first joined the staff of Gen Q, we were at my second Market. I had spent the summer hearing about Thomas because he would be on the cover of our next issue. I didn’t know too much about him. And then I got to hang out with him at the Fabric [...]

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ModKid Summer Fun Blog Tour

April 4, 2014

  We are so happy to be a part of the MODKID Summer Fun Blog Tour! When MODKID founder and designer Patty Young asked us to review her new booklet with seven adorable patterns for 18-inch dolls, I jumped at the chance. The projects are all items for the summer, so you have time to [...]

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Glamping – Camping Modern Style

March 22, 2014

TV icons Lucy and Ricky (aka Nicky and Tacy) once honeymooned and moved to a new home in an (also iconic) Airstream trailer in the  movie The Long, Long Trailer. Their adventures ranged from cooking meals while zipping down the highway to collecting stones across the way, and the vintage movie still has huge appeal even [...]

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Now Touring: Quilting IsN’T Funny By Megan Dougherty

January 7, 2014

By Jake Finch It was June of 2009. Melissa and I worked together for another magazine, no longer published. Working from home around a young kid meant (and still does) that I often worked late at night when the house was most quiet. On this particular night, I had suffered through a hellish day of [...]

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Now Touring: Big-City Bags by Sara Lawson

November 7, 2013
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Sometimes, a little desire can be a mighty force. For example, two of our staffers ho’d themselves out at Market to get a copy of Sara Lawson‘s spanking new book, Big-City Bags: Sew Bags with Style, Sass and Sophistication (Martingale, November 2013).  Now, we do get review e-copies, but GenQ publisher Jake Finch and associate editor [...]

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Now Touring: Marie Bostwick’s Between Heaven And Texas

May 8, 2013

I have a friend who swears she could be blindfolded as she’s driven across the New Mexico-Texas state line, and she will still know the exact instant she begins to breathe the air of the Motherland. She’s Texas-born and bred, and although she’s in the Land of Enchantment now, any ol’ part of the Lone [...]

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Now Touring: Threadbias Design Tool Launch!

March 27, 2013

  So when the folks from Threadbias, the online sewing community, approached the GenQ gang and asked if we wanted to be a part of their blog tour to launch their new web-based Quilt Design Tool, of course the answer was a loud resounding YES! Then they asked if I actually wanted to play with [...]

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15 Minutes of Play Blog Tour

December 3, 2012

Welcome to today’s stop on Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s 15 Minutes of Play — Improvisational Quilts Blog Tour!  We were so excited to be asked by Victoria to be a part of this tour, and we gladly share with you this amazing book. Take time to play. Make the time. Carve out 15 minutes a day. [...]

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