Monthly Archives: December 2012

12th Biennial Broward Quilt Expo

Date and location: March 14 – Saturday March 16, 2013. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.War Memorial Auditorium, 800 Sandy Nininger Drive (NE 8th Street), Fort Lauderdale, Florida (MAP) Description: Broward Quilt Expo Kickoff Lecture and Awards Ceremony Wednesday March 13 at 7 p.m. Lecture by Joyce Becker on…

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A New Year’s Quilt

Oh, merriness! Did you have a good holiday? Was it terrible? Did people fight or did people laugh? Some of both, maybe? Did you eat too much or did you practice some “noImgoodthanks” on some days? Did you find a balance or did you need to say to heck with balance? Did you sew or…

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Register for the Moving Forward Mary-thon 2013

    Join the 2013 Moving Forward Mary-thon! Give yourself the gift of health by getting fit in 2013 and you will be giving Project Linus a $10 gift from your registration fee. You can start when you’re ready – and design your own program. Follow the Mary-thon guidelines and Mary will motivate, inspire and…

Quilts from the Heart 2013

Date and location: April 20 & 21, 2013; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, Calif (MAP) Description: Amador Valley Quilters presents Quilts from the Heart. Featured artist is Alex Anderson. Special exhibit of “Quilts of Valor.” The show features over 400 quilts, vendors galore,…

Comfort Pillowcases for Sandy Hook

Like the rest of the nation, we sat and watched in horror at he events that unfolded in Newtown, CT on December 14, 2012.  We wanted to help, but not sure how.  We received an email from Patrick Lose today asking if we would help spread the word of Comfort Pillowcases for the kids in…

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Warm Quilt filled wishes!

  Lots of quilts will be given and used during the holidays with hugs and love sewn in. Several of us here have made Quilts of Valor and given them and hope the recipients cherish them as much as we honor them and cherish their service. This photo is one such recipient at a Christmas…

QUILT San Francisco: The Evolution of an Art Form 2013

Date and location: March 9 and 10, 2013. Satuday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m; Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.The Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 8th Street, San Francisco, Calif. (MAP) Description:The 15th Biennial Quilt Show and Sale, presented by the San Francisco Quilters’ Guild.  Once considered traditional, today quilts are seen as contemporary fiber art.…

Pocono Mountain Quilters' Guild's "Quilts on the Mountain XIII" 2013

Date and location: April 20 and 21, 2013, Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.Stroudsburg Jr. High School, 1198 Chipperfield Drive , Stroudsburg , Pa. (MAP) Description: There will be a tricky tray, vendor mall, raffle quilts, bake sale, quilters’ flea market, door prizes and food. Admission is $7 per day. 

Cabin Branch & Stone House Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: March 9 & 10, 2013Prince William County Fairgrounds, Manassas, Virginia (MAP) Description: We will feature over 200 of both guild’s best quilts spread over two buildings, demonstrations of techniques, over 20 vendors, silent auctions, door prizes, and the drawing for the two 2013 Raffle Quilts. Admission for adults is still $5 and $4…

ARTQUILTSrivers and ARTQUILTSwater 2013

Date and location: January 4 – March 24, 2013 (see description for details)Cary Arts Center and Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC Description: ARTQUILTSrivers is a collaborative project between the Professional Art Quilters Alliance-South and the Taiwan Art Quilt Society. Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave, 919 469-4069. 9am-10pm, 1-6pm Sunday. ARTQUILTSwater is PAQA-South’s…

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Baubles Baubles Quilt – Wall Hanging

Sunny quarter circles pop from their bubbly background squares. A traditional Drunkard’s Path pattern is used for each block-we make it easy with fusible-web appliqué and contemporary fabrics. Finished Size: 53″ × 53″ Blocks: 100 (4″) Drunkard’s Path blocks Rating: Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilting Notions & Items that Inspire: Get the Fons & Porter Glue Marker!

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Just the Right Angle

Pair fresh, clean solid fabrics with matching prints for a thoroughly modern look. This table runner features only rectangles and squares—all right angles—which makes it a great beginner project. Size: 12″ × 54″ Rating: Easy Just the Right Angle Digital Pattern Learn more about our designers