Author Archives: FP Editor

Machine Binding vs. Hand Binding

I suppose the title of this blog isn’t exactly what I wanted to get at. I don’t want machine and hand binding to duke it out, and I don’t think one is necessarily better than the other. The thing about quilting … Continue reading

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Color Me IMPRESSED

As quilters and sewists, we have the accolade of bragging about our exceptional color pairing skills, and we have lots of projects to prove it. We know mossy browns, taupes and cremes are reminiscent of a springtime forest retreat. We know that sprinkle of … Continue reading

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BOM ’15: Christmas Joy

Have you ever done a Block of the Month? I bet you remember how rewarding it was to get to the end of it knowing you had put time and patience into each one of those quilt blocks. A Block … Continue reading

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BLOCK Friday: Ribbon Star quilt block

Today’s quilt block is versatile and delicate– an unlikely combination and the description I’d like to use to describe myself. It’s the Ribbon Star quilt block. The name of this simple block comes from the four V-shapes (the ribbons) at each corner. Truthfully, … Continue reading

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Free. Free. Free.

Free! It’s one of our favorite words, and we’re giving you 12 hours of it. December 18th is National Free Shipping Day, but we’re going to do one better with a Day of Free. Every hour between 8am and 8pm … Continue reading

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BLOCK Friday: The Churn Dash Quilt Block

Today’s Block Friday has all types of elements: a history lesson, an art lesson and a bonus at the end. Take your seats pupils! The block we are celebrating is the Churn Dash quilt block. I researched a little history … Continue reading

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Block Friday: Rock The Old Sawmill Block

In the quilt world, it’s not about Black Friday. It’s about Block Friday. We’re putting the spotlight on our favorite blocks. My favorite is found in Old Sawmill, a quilt by Tony Jacobson from Quilting Quickly.     The only … Continue reading

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Black Friday Personal Shopper Finds

The people have spoken. You told me what kind of quilt products you’re on a mad search to find this holiday and I’ve found them for you. And best yet, at great prices because it’s Black Friday. That’s right, it’s the … Continue reading

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Fons & Porter’s Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Welcome! It’s Day 3 of the Ho-Ho-Holiday Blog Hop and if your holiday to-do list looks anything like mine, you’re probably also kicking up your sewing projects a notch. The holiday season doesn’t have to be a stressful time. The … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Craft Daily, on 500 Videos!

Jewelry. Weaving. Quilting. Crochet. Knitting. Spinning. Scrapbooking. This just names a few of the videos Craft Daily has to offer. This is a video site for the whole crafter. Craft Daily is so excited about this momentous occasion, they’re offering … Continue reading

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