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Free Spirit/Coats Company closing Sharing an email from Stephanie from Quilt Addicts Anonymous.   Yesterday the Free Spirit/Coats team received word that Westminister Fibers, the parent company, is shutting down the fabric company and will not be filling any orders after May 31, 2018. Obviously this is a sad day for the
Volunteer for Quilt Show At tonight's meetin, registration for Volunteering at the May Quilt Show will start.  There are several areas with shifts throughout the day so you will easily find a couple that fit your schedule.  Many individuals are needed for setup and takedown.  Please think about what area(s)
Reminder Feb 6th Meeting A quick reminder on the membership meeting on next Tuesday.  Who cannot resist seeing the quilts and projects during the Trunk Show and Show & Share.  See you at the
Choosing Fabric for a QuiltChoosing Fabric for a Quilt Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter, wrote a great article on helpful tips for choosing fabrics.   She talks about color and
Chenille quiltChenille quilt Boy, has making a chenille quilt changed....  My very first large quilt project was a class on making chenille flowers in blocks.   My grandma had a chenille bedspread when I was a little girl.  I think every grandma had one in the 60's.  You likely have figured out that
Nancy Zieman Inspiration MSQC did a short article on Nancy Zieman who recently passed away.  Nancy hosted Sewing with Nancy.  Many of you will recall seeing this show over the 36 years she hosted it.  I wasn't aware of the humble beginnings by starting in her living room.  This is truly an example of
Heart Mini QuiltHeart Mini Quilt I have to say I am not over the top about Valentine's Day but I am seeing several mini quilts designed around hearts that are really nice. Pat Sloan's addition of buttons to a Heart mini quilt is so nice.  I love the addition of the buttons to this free pattern.  An easy quilt to make up
Choosing Fabric for a Quilt Diary of a Quilter, Amy Smart, has an interesting article on Choosing Fabric for a Quilt.   Lots of helpful tips and great pictures in her
Heart Patterns for Valentine's DayHeart Patterns for Valentine's Day Here are a few different quilted heart ideas by Julie, The Crafty Quilter.  You have time before February 14th to whip this
Bind a 135 degree corner This is a tutorial by Jacquelynne Steves showing how to bind a 135° corner.   Please check it out. Thank you Sharon for suggesting this
Ombre HST PatternOmbre HST Pattern I am sharing a post suggested by the Workshop lead, Sharon.  This a cool looking ombre HST quilt pattern.   The pattern was created by Sarah Goer
Sewing Room OrganizationSewing Room Organization Sewing room organization is something many of us struggle with.  Stephanie from Quilt Addicts Anonymous has a video on sewing room organization in a small room.  She has 5  tips that may help you with where to put all of that 'stuff' that quilters

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