Quiltmaker – May/June ’18

The latest issue of Quiltmaker has some great designs and articles which I hope you'll check out.  I'm certainly enjoying this issue that I picked up at a local quilt shop. Included in this issue are 10+ projects, that are all beautiful.  Plus several excellent articles and inspirational insights. Wendy Sheppard (Ivory Spring) has a … Continue reading Quiltmaker – May/June ’18

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More Fun and Fast Valentine’s Day Theme Projects, Freebies and a Sale

Today I wanted to showcase more Valentine's theme projects, in follow up of my post on this topic last week.   SEW 4 HOME has a great free tutorial to make "Catnip Heart Mice", which make perfect Valentine's gifts for cats (and your cat loving friends).  For those of you that like helping your local animal … Continue reading More Fun and Fast Valentine’s Day Theme Projects, Freebies and a Sale

Happy Holidays

While I rarely share personal info, I can honestly say I love all the holidays.  Yes, I love Hanukkah, the Ramadan celebration, and many more holidays, but I don't ever want to lose sight of celebrating Christmas, as well as wishing those that celebrate this holiday a Merry Christmas.   What ever holiday you celebrate, … Continue reading Happy Holidays

Day 9 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Aurifil

Welcome to day 9 of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways.    The goal was "each day" QuiltShopGal will showcase a different sponsor and unwrap (reveal) their gift to one lucky winner.  To clarify, there are plenty of open giveaways that you can enter (links  to enter to win, you need to claim at least one … Continue reading Day 9 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Aurifil

Fall Quilt Market – Things Attendees Should Not Miss

Quilt Market is a trade show for those in the business, held twice a year.  It is a great opportunity for quilt and sewing shops to learn about new products and place their orders, as well as learn how to use new products and take professional classes.  It also offers an opportunity for professional networking … Continue reading Fall Quilt Market – Things Attendees Should Not Miss

The Ultimate Quilting Challenge – Wrap Up

  The Ultimate Quilt Challenge was created to encourage quilters to learn/improve their free-motion quilting skills.  While any free-motion quilting style or motif could be used, the core focus of this challenge was to incorporate any of the versatile Ultimate Quilting Stencils, which have been designed by Cindy Needham, a Master Free-Motion Quilting Expert.  Participants in … Continue reading The Ultimate Quilting Challenge – Wrap Up