Monthly Archives: August 2014

Our Timeless Treasures

Date and location: October 18-19, 2014, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Tewksbury Senior Center 175 Chandler St., Tewksbury , Mass. (MAP) Description: The 2014 Tewksbury Piecemakers Quilt Show features more than 100 quilts on display, raffle quilt, raffle baskets, vendors, member’s boutique, hand made items & crafts for sale, sewing yard sale. Lunch served all day. Plenty of…

Win Tickets to Quilting LIVE! (Part 2 of 2)

Win one of five pairs of General Admission tickets Value: $30/pair Here’s how to do it: all you have to do is leave a comment on this blog. That’s right, just one comment, and it can be about anything. Tell me what you want to see most at Quilting LIVE! What would it mean to you…

Color My World 2015 Quilt Show

Date and location: Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2015Knobbs Creek Recreation Center, 200 E Ward St, Elizabeth City, N.C. (MAP) Description: Colonial Quilt Lovers presents our 2015 Quilt Show. We will be judging approximately 200 quilts and our guild’s challenge. We will also be drawing for our opportunity quilt and baskets put together by our…

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Our Friend, Our Tiara.

  I’m working on planning the first half of Season 5 for Quilty. It’s takes a tremendous amount of brainpower to coordinate the show and the magazine — and believe me, I have made mistakes. But we’ve all done this Quilty “thing” long enough to know a little about how to do it. And as…

OHCE Creek County Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: Nov. 7-8, 2014. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.17806 W. Hwy 66, Kellyville, Okla. (MAP) Description: Our 31st annual show! Local quilters show off their diverse expertise at this judged quilt show. Door prizes, quilt drawing, tea room, and vendors also highlight this event. Parking is free.  

Win Tickets to Quilting LIVE! (Part 1 of 2)

Experience quilting like never before — LIVE! The quilting event of the year will take place September 11-13th in Atlanta, GA. This event will transport you into a world of quilt supply shopping, quilting experts and celebrities, special events and quilting workshops, among other live events. And best yet, you have a chance to WIN…

Love of Quilting Sept/Oct ’14 is On Newsstands!

New issue alert! Love of Quilting September/October ’14 just hit newsstands and we want you to have the first look at the exclusive quilt projects included. Every quilt project is available at Fons & Porter online, where you can find the digital pattern and quilt kit that go along with every project. It’s hard to believe…

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Quilty September/October 2014

This issue of Quilty magazine is chock full of quilt patterns we know you’re going to love including: Scrap quilts Modern quilts Easy Quilts Beginner-friendly quilts Buy Issue  Quilts Featured In This Issue  FEATURES A Funny Notion | by Kelly Biscopink Take Your Time: The Benefits of Slow Sewing | by Cheryl Arkison Now Is The…

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Fang Table Topper

Halloween has never been cuter. Fang is a table topper that features vertical white and orange stripes on a black background with a pair of small triangles on each stripe that gives it the appearance of fangs. This quilted table topper might be themed towards Halloween but for fans of the Halloween season who want…

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Pinwheel Pop

Pinwheel Pop is a red, white and blue quilt that features various sizes of pinwheel quilt blocks arranged in a random order. This patriotic quilt pattern can be done in a more traditional palette as a Quilt of Valor or just as a special quilt to honor a veteran or service member in your life.…

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Jelly Roll Redux

Here’s an easy quilt that makes great use of a jelly roll. It features jelly roll strips pieced using diagonal seams and separated horizontally by a solid navy strip. Strip quilts, like the jelly roll quilt pattern featured here, are popular with quilters of all levels due to the speed that they come together. While…

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“Hey, Blue”

Traditional feels good. Hey Blue is a scrappy quilt that features a traditional quilt block in blue fabrics on a cream colored background and vertical blue sashing between columns. This fat quarter friendly quilt pattern is perfect for all of those random stacks of fat quarters we quilters tend to pick up at quilt shops! If…

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Fruit Salad

Fruit Salad is made up of alternating strip-set pieced and solid cream 8″ triangles. Simply delicious! This delightful look is the perfect strip quilt pattern for any level and makes a lovely baby quilt. It also would be perfect for adding life to a fun DIY decor setup. Using a pyramid ruler like the one highlight…