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four december giveaways!

four december giveaways!

By Patricia Belyea This month’s giveaway features Sarah J Maxwell’s Bring On the Bubbly Collection produced by Studio 37 of Marcus Fabrics. Each giveaway includes a fat quarter bundle of 18 patterns. There are four December giveaways—valued at $54 per bundle. Sarah J is the designer and maker of countless quilts who, like many others, […] +more


thankful for joe

thankful for joe

By Patricia Belyea UNION WA Every November, intrepid quilters trek to the Hood Canal to spend a week working with Joe Cunningham. For this year’s session of The Joe Retreat, one traveled from Australia, another from Florida. Fifteen more came from various locales in the US. What’s the big deal? It’s Joe, a maker of quilts […] +more


four holiday giveaways!

four holiday giveaways!

By Patricia Belyea For the holidays, Okan Arts is featuring a giveaway with wonderful socks by This Night. Designed by owner Kate T. Williamson, these socks are inspired by a year spent studying art in Kyoto and Kate’s life-long love of socks. There are four pairs of socks for this giveaway—each valued at $17 – […] +more


four november giveaways!

four november giveaways!

By Patricia Belyea This month’s giveaway features Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s Green and Red Collection produced by Studio 37 of Marcus Fabrics! Each giveaway includes a fat quarter bundle of 15 patterns plus a 1/4 yard of the bordered Wreath pattern. There are four November giveaways—each valued at $50. Victoria admits that she is an unabashed […] +more


iron quilter challenge: two hours = six quilts

iron quilter challenge: two hours = six quilts

By Patricia Belyea HOUSTON TX  Being a solitary and plodding quilter, I loved Iron Quilter Challenge—a fast-paced spectator sport—on the Monday night of Quilt Festival. Six teams of five, led by a quilting celebrity, were given seven yards of fabric and two hours to complete a quilt top. Due to a mix-up in timing, I […] +more


my market moments

my market moments

By Patricia Belyea HOUSTON TX  Everyone experiences Fall Quilt Market differently. For me, I saw the whole event through the eyes of a Fall Market neophyte and a busy new author. I had a full schedule with a Schoolhouse session, a class, book signings, and demos. Being a featured guest in a booth and having quilt […] +more


october curves

october curves

By Patricia Belyea LA CONNER WA  This year a Fall session was added to the Yukata Quilting Workshop schedule. Students came from Hawaii, California, Washington state, and Oregon. Working together for four full days, curves gracefully emerged on every design wall. When you take a peek at the student projects, note that quilters often work […] +more

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