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Machine Quilting in Sections by Marti Michell

clock March 31, 2012 10:36 by author ruthq

This is a technique for machine quilting in smaller pieces instead of the whole quilt at once.The book shows you how to plan and prepare your quilt top, the batting sections and the backing sections to quilt in small sections. Also how to assemble your sections after quilting using various methods; the four layer seam, the five layer seam and the six layer seam. Quilting and adding your borders after the center of your quilt is finished and how to sew layer your borders to your quilt.

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New Hatchet ruler from Creative Grids

clock March 30, 2012 04:56 by author ruthq

The Hatchet ruler is used with 5” Charm squares.  The ruler includes this free pattern for a table topper, make additional squares to make a table runner of any size.  Turn the squares in a number of different angles to make other designs.

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New block of the month Women of Courage

clock March 22, 2012 08:32 by author ruthq

We have received our “shop kit” for the new block of the month from Windham Fabrics called Women of Courage designed by Denise Lipscomb. The fabrics (as usual) are more rich looking and beautiful than the poster we have at the store. Joyce can hardly wait to get started on the blocks so we can have them on display for you. There will be bonus projects patterns and bonus quilt patterns also. Join Joyce on this historic journey covering the lives of 12 women who had an impact on history and make a quilt with this gorgeous Civil War era fabric designed by Nancy Gere.

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Civil War Legacies

clock March 20, 2012 08:04 by author ruthq

Step back in time with 15 favorite patchwork quilt patterns for the Civil War Legacies collection by Carol Hopkins. Wonderfully scrappy, small quilt patterns in sizes perfect for wall hangings and doll quilts.

You can order the book HERE

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Pillowcase Dress

clock March 15, 2012 11:57 by author ruthq

Have you seen the cute pillowcase dresses for little girls? It is made with a purchased pillowcase or one of our pillowcase kits. We have the free pattern for you and lots of pretty fabrics to make a dress for your special little one.  This warm weather makes you think about these easy little sundresses!



QNG Quilt Star

clock March 13, 2012 10:32 by author ruthq

This weeks Quilt N Go quilting star is Catherine Ludlow who is working on a quilt called “Settlers Trail” by Primitive Gatherings. I can hardly wait to see the finished quilt. The squares in this quilt are 1/2” finished. Talk about tiny but beautiful. She said there are more than 6,000 of those little squares in the quilt.

  



English Paper Piecing

clock March 9, 2012 11:04 by author ruthq

Vicki Bellino, author of the popular Bloom Creek Quilts has come out with a new book called English Paper Piecing. There are 12 inspiring quilt patterns, from a small quilt suitable for framing to larger wall hangings and bed quilts. You can order the book HERE

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