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CALLING ALL MEN WHO QUILT! Please check out the CALL FOR ENTRY for the La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum's 2013 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival. Electronic submission of entries is easy and convenient. DEADLINE for entry is June 16, 2013. Top prize winners will be featured in a special exhibition at the Museum Oct 10 - Nov 24, 2013. …
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Hi Guys, do you remember a few weeks ago my posting about hosting a tour to Ireland with Steven Lennert?
Well I am back to tell you that the entry categories have been announced, and I strongly suggest that you submit one of your masterpieces to be included in the show. Pay particular attention to the exhibit, "The MANtality of a Quilter". The exhibit will feature up to 30…
I am new here. I am originally from Vancouver but now I live in a small village in mountains in Japan where I have a small silk and indigo farm. I reel the cocoons and weave material on old Japanese looms and using old tools. I have been growing indigo for almost twenty years and always have a vat going. I have made some quilts with traditional Japanese textiles and with scraps of indigo I have dyed myself. I want to work more on designing stencils and using them to dye cloth that will…Continue
Anyone make crumb blocks from their scraps? Make enough crumb blocks to make a quilt? Got any pictures?
I have a bin of triangles, cuttings, and strips of asian fabrics that I decided this week to try and make some crumb blocks, or maybe a mile-a-minute blocks. My problem is I have some 3" - 5" pieces that have a motif I want to keep - a flower, a bird, ... So my blocks are not square, and they are getting large, like rectangles. Not sure how I am going to put these together,…Continue
Ok. Maybe this blog is more of vent, but I have just saved 2 quilt tops and 2 sets of orphan blocks and working on more.
Can you believe that someone at a garage sale gave me a king size quilt top of bow ties, ALL HAND PIECED? Apparently his grandmother made them and he said, Take 'em I have no use for them. I showed the pieces to a quilter and my quilting friends and we have all concluded that it would have taken 3 years…Continue
Trying my hand at a "stack n' whack". I have completed 3 squares so far. Anxious to complete a quilt. Want to try my hand at actually free-hand quilting. Does anyone know or have any experience with John Flynn's frame system? (flynnquilt.com)
I'm new around here. Please feel free to check out my blog at http://csealyquilt.blogspot.com
Dear fellow 'ManQuilters'
All 15 submissions are in from the Challenge #2 Finalist for the McCall's Quilt Design Star Competition and voting has begun!…
Added by Jim Smith on August 22, 2011 at 6:32am — No Comments
It's official. I received a call from AQS Publishing that they have reviewed my propsal and will be publishing my book. Now lots of work to finish the quilts and tie up loose ends! Stay tuned for a release date.
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Summer 2011 Quilt Guy Quilting Retreat New Lebanon, New York
This summer's Quilt Guy Quilting Retreat will take place at the Shaker Medows Bed and Breakfast in New Lebanon, New York…
Added by Holice Turnbow on May 5, 2011 at 4:02pm — No Comments