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Market Report #2

So first a little FYI, Quilt Market is a wholesale show.  It is for those in the quilt business.  If you are in the “biz” and want more information, the website is http://www.quilts.com/.  After Market is Festival.  Festival is larger than Market, and anyone can attend Festival.  Information on both can be found at that…

Market Report #1

If you fly, one of the first things you see when you get to Houston is this cow astronaut.  I love it! Then off to a hotel somewhere. . . .  This happened to be the view out the window of our hotel.  See the little (they are just little in the picture) red curved…

The First Winners of the Layer Cake Quilt Along!!!

We have two — no THREE winners in our first drawing for the Layer Cake Quilt Along!  This drawing came from the comments of those of you who have signed up to participate.  On the flickr group, I had misprinted the deadline for the next drawing.  The correct date of the next drawing is: November…

Layer Cake Block One with Gene Black

To start us off, we have a fun block designed by Gene Black.  I “met” Gene through the Jelly Roll Sampler Quilt Along.  Many of you also “know” Gene this way.  If you don’t, you will.  He — yes, he — is very friendly and generous.  I was excited when he offered to design one…

Announcements, Announcements, A-nnou-ouce-ments. . .

Was this a common song or was my 4th? 5th? grade teacher the only one who sang it: Announcements, Announcements, A-nnou-ouce-ments. . . A terrible way to die,A terrible way to die, A terrible way to be talked to death, A terrible way to die. Announcements, Announcements, A-nnou-ouce-ments! We had to sing it every day…

It’s that time of year . . .

when sewing machines take a break from sewing quilts and sew strange things like bat wings, a couple princess capes, a witch’s cape, and a fleece ninja turtle that hasn’t been photographed yet. What strange things has your sewing machine been sewing lately? Share

Layer Cake Concern — or Non Concern

Many have commented that they are worried about the level that this is appropriate for.  I thought the Jelly Roll Sampler Quilt Along was appropriate for beginners.  I have told the designers of this Layer Cake Quilt Along that many doing the quilt along are beginners and to make their patterns accordingly.  So. . ….