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TGIFF

Nope, that's not a typo. Today we start the weekend fun with a Friday Freebie, a weekly gift from Quilter's Home to you.  Now, our Friday Freebies might be anything from fun quilt patterns to great recipes to cool projects…but … Continue reading

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Stripping with Eleanor

I got to watch Eleanor Burns strip Saturday.   Yep, the great Ms. Burns put on quite a show for those of us attending the Young Piecemakers Quilt Guild on Saturday, April 9, in Corona, California. We'll be featuring more about … Continue reading

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Blankets for Babies

The fabric was really flying at Hip Stitch fabric boutique and sewing lounge in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this past weekend! Saturday, March 19, was National Quilting Day, of course, and stitchers from Project Linus Albuquerque and the Albuquerque Modern Quilt … Continue reading

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Quilting 911

Hey, Q-bies! Today's guest blogger is Scott Hansen of Blue Nickel Studios. Read all about his adventures designing a quilt with the inaugural Ty Pennington's Impressions  collection. And for a glimpse of the man himself snuggled in Scott's new creation … Continue reading

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Healing Art

My brother Peter is a year younger than me and lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. On Feb. 3 he  was involved in a horrible car accident. He was entering the local highway, lost control of his car on a turn and … Continue reading

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Something to Talk About

An art quilt with naughty bits captured the spotlight at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Show in Hampton, Virginia late last month, sparking debate about what's proper (or not) to render in bits of cloth and patchwork and hang in a public … Continue reading

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FREE eBook on Modern Quilting

Just for you, Q-bies…a FREE e-book about Modern Quilting! Plus, three great patterns exploring the best of this fun, fast, bold style of quilt design. Just follow the link and the directions to sign up for your very own downloadable … Continue reading

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Ty-ing One On

So, have we mentioned that the life of a magazine editor is hard? There's the planning, the deadlines, the unexpected problems, the complaints and the budget (oh, the constant budget), which is constantly never enough. Yep, woe is we, we … Continue reading

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Move Over, Mr. OCD!

We've all got our private rituals for detoxifying from the holidays and starting the New Year with a fresh mind (and a few extra pounds). Me, well, I take stock of what I've managed to accomplish over the last 12 … Continue reading

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Quilty Encounter in Kansas

My sweet dog, Priscilla, and I took a break from Quilter's Home biz and headed east for New Year's to Wichita, Kansas, where we rang in 2011 with my family and friends. Wichita–nicknamed Doo-Dah by many residents–is my hometown, and … Continue reading

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