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four october giveaways!

four october giveaways!

This month Okan Arts is giving away a collection of Turtle Hand fabrics and the book Visioning Human Rights in the New Millennium: Quilting the World’s Conscience by Dr. Carolyn L. Mazlooni. There are four giveaways, each valued at $65. Tina Hilton is the founder and leader of Turtle Hand, a fabric company that works with artisans in Malaysia […] +more


japontex: save the date

japontex: save the date

Save the date for JaponTex—a wonderful pre-holiday event for the quilting community. All your favorite La Conner venues will deliver delight and inspiration, as well as great deals! JAPONTEX 2019 Quilt Exhibit, Talk & Sale Saturday, November 23, 2019 La Conner Civic Garden Club 11am to 4pm It’s the Saturday BEFORE Thanksgiving! 622 Second St, La […] +more


a new design studio for bebe bold in france

a new design studio for bebe bold in france

JAPANESE TEXTILE FRIENDS SERIES By guest blogger Sarah MacDonald of BeBe Bold in Europe ARC-ET-SENANS FRANCE  Behind the hills of Byron Bay, on the east coast of Australia is my mum Jane MacDonald’s design studio—a space which celebrates Japanese textiles and crafts, and a place which has grown as an extension of our family home. […] +more


four september giveaways!

four september giveaways!

By Patricia Belyea This month Okan Arts is giving away a bevy of Denyse Schmidt Goodies—her book Denyse Schmidt: Modern Quilts Traditional Inspiration, her popular Free-Wheeling Single Girl Pattern, and her new Free-Wheeling Single Girl Template Set. There are four giveaways, each valued at $91.00. A graphic designer by education, Denyse has led the way with transforming […] +more


not your mother’s thimbles

not your mother’s thimbles

By Patricia Belyea WAUCONDA WA  Many quilters rave about hand stitching—how it relaxes them and brings them so much enjoyment. With this bliss comes a sense of accomplishment with gorgeous, even stitches running through their quilt projects. There are four different elements of hand stitching—the thread, the needle, the thimble, and the stitcher. Today let’s […] +more


susan ball faeder: 100 days of amulets

susan ball faeder: 100 days of amulets

JAPANESE TEXTILE FRIENDS SERIES By guest blogger Susan Ball Faeder of Quilters’ Express To Japan LEWISBURG PA  The 100 Day Project concept originated in 2007—the idea of Michael Beirut, a graphics design teacher at the Yale School of Art, who charged his students to embrace a daily art-making practice. The only restriction was that the action […] +more


seven august giveaways!

seven august giveaways!

By Patricia Belyea This month Okan Arts is giving away Marcia Derse Designer Fabrics by Windham Fabrics—a set of five 7/8 yard pieces. There are seven giveaways, each valued at $52.50. A dynamic and eclectic artist, Marcia Derse brings fresh ideas to quilting cottons. With her Art History: 101 Collection, Marcia playfully developed her fabric […] +more

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