Tag Archives: Quilts

Covered Bridge Quilt Show

Well it is official…I attended my first quilt show ever! A person has to start somewhere, right? I went to the Covered Bridge Quilt Show in Winterset during the Covered Bridge Festival and it was terrific. The highlight of my … Continue reading

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Unique Wooden Quilts to be Auctioned on Ebay for Japan Earthquake Relief

Fox Chapel Publishing is auctioning three hand-crafted wooden quilts on Ebay to raise money to help Japanese earthquake victims. The auctioned started on September 9th and will run for 10 days, so you still have time to place a bid.  … Continue reading

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Weekend of Valor Roadtrip

Marianne and Catherine Roberts visted the store before they set out to Huntley, Illinois for the Weekend of Valor, presented by Gazebo Quilters’ Guild.  The dates for the weekend are August 19th and 20th. Catherine is the founder of Quilts … Continue reading

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Have you been to International Quilt Festival?

I hope you all get the opportunity to attend one some day if you haven’t already. It’s a total sensory overload of what this industry has to offer! If you can imagine, there were over 220 vendor booths at the Cincinnati … Continue reading

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When you quilt, do you like to stitch in the ditch or free motion?

For me, I like the free motion because I don’t have to follow a specific pattern. Partially patience and partially, the artsy side of me. For my Time Square, which is scheduled for the Sept/Oct issue of Love of Quilting, … Continue reading

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Best of Scrap Quilts and Table Toppers is here!

Everyone has their favorites! You’ve spoken and we’re delivering! We are so excited to tell you that Best of Fons & Porter Scrap Quilts and Best of Fons & Porter Tabletop Quilts are now available at Shop Fons & Porter! … Continue reading

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Color surprises!

I’ve finally decided what I’m doing for my Crayon challenge and to my surprise, my color choices are quite a bit different than what I started with! I’ve arranged and rearranged blocks and pieces of blocks, auditioning colors and arrangement. … Continue reading

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Do you belong to a small group? Check out some of our special interest groups here at QCA! The Civil War Ladies group is now forming!

Small groups are a great way to share a common interest ! We have a very large group in Des Moines that has numerous small groups. It helps members with common interests focus and share their ideas and knowledge with … Continue reading

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Our Afghan Quilt Project

What started in the beginning of November as a phone call between our publisher, Kristi, and her deployed husband Jason, turned into a month-long project in our office. Our goal was to create 29 quilts to ship to Jason’s unit! These soldiers … Continue reading

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And the stockings were hung by the chimney with care….

……..just in time for Christmas! It was close, but they’re done! And I must say well worth the time. We now have personalized stockings that should last a lifetime of Christmases . I’ve even saved the extra fabric and patterns … Continue reading

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