In the Q-niverse Prayer Flag Project

July 10, 2014

Quilters and sewists are smitten by fabric in pretty much any form (and for any reason). We use it as much to express ourselves as to make useful items. Maybe that warp-and-weft conveys a message that we long to send, don’t know how to verbalize or may not even know we are sending. And fabric’s [...]

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Color Carnival Row-Along Continues: Row 3, The Scrambler

July 8, 2014

Any good carnival has lots of sights and sounds (and ice cream, fried pickles and good bbq). There’s a beginning (the gate), lots of middle (rides, games, vendors, did I mention the rides?) and an end (the last ride before going home). We’re in the lots of middle part on our Color Carnival Row-Along designed [...]

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More Fun From The July-August Issue

July 5, 2014

The July/August issue is getting out and about, being enjoyed across the country. What better time than the 4th of July weekend than to contemplate making a celebration quilt like Fireworks  by Tara Faughnan? Happy Independence Day, America! (And follow this link to find the patterns needed for Fireworks.) Color Carnival Row-along!   Getcher Row 2 [...]

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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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An Interview with Angela Walters & give away with Craft Foxes

June 30, 2014

Hey there, Q-Bies! Did you ever want to get into the head of a particular quilter and pick their brain about quilterly things? We did! And we did!  We (along with Lisa Fulmer of CraftFoxes – check out the CraftFoxes blog!) recently had the opportunity to ask a few questions of quilter, teacher, author, fabric [...]

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Between the Covers! July/August issue

June 24, 2014

Getting an issue in the mail and on newsstands is pretty much like designing, piecing and quilting a quilt, and we’ve all been there with our hearts firmly and permanently stitched to our sleeves. Each issue is as unique as the quilts featured on the pages inside. Gracing the cover this issue is Ryder, a [...]

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Spring Quilt Market 2014 Highlights

June 22, 2014

We’ve spent the weeks since Spring Market busily finishing the July-August issue (more on that next week), but we’d still like to tell you a little about what we saw and soaked up during our time in Pittsburgh recently.  If you’ve ever heard  a Quilt Market virgin gush about how overwhelming and amazing and inspiring [...]

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The Thread: News From the Q-niverse

June 3, 2014

Austin Fashion Week Showcases Indie Talent What do you get when you add fabric, thread, ingenuity and creativity to an already creative southern city? You get Austin Fashion Week, which has earned a place as the 42nd most influential global fashion capital. (And the only one from Texas!) It showcases independent designers from all over [...]

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Block Builders that might have been…..

May 28, 2014

In our May June 2014 issue, we presented you with our top five favorite entries to our Block Builder feature in every issue. We thought you might like to see just how hard it is for us to pick and choose just five. (That is our maximum, some issues we only have room for two [...]

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Showing Off the Baby

May 15, 2014

Hello! This is Megan, your intrepid reporter coming to you from Quilt Market in beautiful downtown Pittsburgh! It’s been drizzling and raining all day, but that didn’t stop lots of shop owners and industry professionals from heading over to the convention center for Schoolhouse. What is Schoolhouse, you ask? The day before the Market show [...]

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