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Modern Cogs QuiltModern Cogs Quilt I am seeing new Ombre Confetti Metallic by Vanessa Christensen in several quilt shops in Arizona, and it was a big hit at QuiltCon in February. Here is an easy pattern from Moda Bake Shop to use this fabric.  The Modern Quilt Cogs pattern has 16" blocks made in a star block which shows off
Sewing Machine Mat Tutorial I have seen many quilters using a sewing mat at classes.  I have never used one, but have been told they keep your machine in place and this pattern has several pockets to hold your tools.  This would be helpful as normally at a class you don't have a lot of table space to hold your
Free Marina Pouch patternFree Marina Pouch pattern Check out this tutorial posted by SewCanShe.  Just think of all the uses for this cute Marina pouch.  The addition of the 'handmade' tag is all the rage.  I am seeing metal tags with words such as 'Dream' or 'Believe' on purses and other bags on other blogs I read.  The free
Trapunto Quilting on a Fabric Panel Rob Appell at Man Sewing has put out a new video that covers how to quilt those panels at the back of your closet.  The video is called  Trapunto Quilting on a Fabric Panel.  He has several videos on Youtube on topics like free motion quilting, making a simple mandala quilt, and
QuiltCon Recap from ModaQuiltCon Recap from Moda Many incredible quilts were displayed at QuiltCon 2018.  Here is a summary from Carrie Nelson at Moda.  Her update starts with the Moda booth and then covers many quilts at the
QuiltCon 2018 RecapQuiltCon 2018 Recap I have been busy attending QuiltCon 2018.  Attending an international quilt show is a great experience I would recommend for all quilters if you have an opportunity to attend.  I met quilters from Alaska, Mexico and Australia besides many from all over Canada and the US.  I attended
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
Pincushion Pincushion I am not sure why but pincushions are starting to catch my eye.  They can be a bit of art in your sewing area.   Tilda from the Tilda Studio blog created a pretty pincushion that should take no time to complete.  This pattern takes 8 different fabrics so the combinations are

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