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Gem-o-logical

MJ Kinman's gem quilts sparkle much like the gems she recreates in her quilts. You can read my introduction to her work here. MJ created a twelve month series of birthstone patterns that capture the essence of each gem. She worked with Paintbrush Studio making fat quarter bundles that capture the essence of each gem.… Continue reading Gem-o-logical

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Pieceful Shores Quilt Show

Thursday night a post from Barnegat Bay Dyeworks (formerly Quilting Possibilities in Lacey) showed up in my feed mentioning that they are vending at the Pieceful Shores Quilt Show. Oddly enough I was nearby staying with family so I got to pop out and visit the show. (Today is the last day.) It's a lovely show… Continue reading Pieceful Shores Quilt Show

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Book Review Day: A Two-fer

Today is a rare two-fer day I get to review two books, and give away a copy of one of the books. Celtic Woven Knots Raymond Houston 72 pages $18.99 availabe on Nacho Grandma's Quilts link below. I first "met" Raymond Houston of Nacho Grandma's Quilts on Alex Anderson's first quilt show. He created a… Continue reading Book Review Day: A Two-fer

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Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

Quilters have this thing for remnants. There exists in the community a myth that remnants, small bits and pieces left over from making clothes, is the traditional way to make quilts. While this is certainly part of the culture of quilting, a "making do" with whatcha got saved from bits and pieces of other things… Continue reading Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

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Book Review Day: teeny-tiny Quilts

teeny-tiny Quilts 35 miniature projects tips & techniques for success Donna Lynn Thomas 112 pages softcover $29.95 e-book $23.99 all photos courtesy C&T Publishing C&T Interview with Donna I can actually see this tip working on any sized quilt simply because it's a brilliant tip: "Sometimes there’s no perfect pressing solution. In that case, if… Continue reading Book Review Day: teeny-tiny Quilts

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This Week in Three

This week I've been piecing a quilt top for a blog tour with Scott Hansen of Blue Nickel Studios and Banyan Batiks, which happens Saturday, September 22nd. I've interviewed Scott, asking him all the weird and wonderful questions that befit a couple of Generation Q Magazine editors. There will be an opportunity to win a… Continue reading This Week in Three

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An Interview with Alex Anderson

Often the work we do is a gift, in part for the work, in part for the people we meet along the way. People who set the tone of engaging quilters to explore the work they do, showing us options for that exploring. As a quilter, like all of us, she leads by example in… Continue reading An Interview with Alex Anderson