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Moda Free PatternsModa Free Patterns If you are looking for inspiration and new ideas, check out Moda fabrics' "Free and Fun" section.  In Moda's Fun and free section, there are free patterns, sewing tips, wallpaper, recipes, etc.  Of course they are hoping to get you to buy their fabric and patterns, but there is no
New tool discovered at Quilt MarketNew tool discovered at Quilt Market Brady from  Sparrows Quilt Co located in Edmonton, shared this video on the  Illuminated Crafting Mat @ Quilt Market from the Houston Quilt Market.   A very cool tool indeed.  This is a light box that is made for cutting fabric.  I wonder what other new tools and
Set Project GoalsSet Project Goals Set Project Goals....  Interesting concept.  This is something I have been thinking about as the holidays get closer and I am way behind in completing my sewing Christmas gifts.  It has been proven that people who write down your goals and tasks are more likely to complete their
Bag ProjectBag Project Hello all.  I have been delinquent in posting but getting back on track starting today.  I have been travelling - first a much warmer climate, and then to a ranch in Boise ID.   Yes I used a pitchfork to feed the cows, picked eggs, and spent time with the horses.  Some of the
Voting is In The voting is in and you won’t believe this – quilt #1, the Carolina Lily, and quilt #3, the Canadian maple leaf, received the same number of votes. Deena, who manages our Guild Newsletter, had a great suggestion to post both quilts. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada, post
Happy ThanksgivingHappy Thanksgiving A very Happy Thanksgiving to all our Guild members.  We are grateful for all the friends and creativity we experience as part of the Prairie Piecemakers Quilters' Guild.  I hope you all have the opportunity to spend time with family and friends this weekend.   The wall hanging
Jelly Roll Magic PatternJelly Roll Magic Pattern Moda Bakeshop published this easy jelly roll pattern called Jelly Roll Race designed by Mona Phelps.  A very nice alternative to the jelly roll race pattern you may be thinking of.   Moda Bakeshop has a daily blog  that publishes patterns and tutorials for quilts, apparel, baby
Easy Corner Stems TutorialEasy Corner Stems Tutorial The fall season has many of us working on quilts with leaves.  Sheri from A Quilting Life published a great tutorial that explains how to make the stem of a leaf.  Sheri is a quilter , quilt and fabric designer who publishes many free patterns and tutorials on topics from quilts, bags,
Quilt Magazine at RPLQuilt Magazine at RPL A tip this morning to save you money.....  The Regina Public Library has the American Patchwork and Quilting magazine in the list of magazines that you can access as part of their e-magazine services.  You need to download Zinio (free application) to be able to read any online
Scrappy Table RunnerScrappy Table Runner I know Thankgiving is this coming weekend so here is a quick project that you can make up for this weekend but also have out until Hallowe'en.   Andy from A Bright Corner put together a scrappy table runner using Therm O Web products.  Check out the free pattern!   Andy is a
Free Quilt Frame Members, Dawn has a sent a message she asked to be shared with our members.     Dawn's message is: I have a beautiful large custom made wooden quilt frame for making up to queen size quilts by hand on to give away free. The quilt is attached and then rolled on the frame as one
Vote for Website Quilt Picture It is time to replace the picture on the main page of our Website.  For this change I am looking for the members to vote on the quilt picture they like the best.  All you need to do is look for the Comment field at the bottom of this post and type in your comments.  Voting is from

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