Happy New Year – Goals and Plans for QuiltShopGal in 2016

  There is something special about a New Year, as refreshing and fun as a clean chalkboard for you to sketch out your dreams.  You may have the same goal, the same dream, that you carry into the new year, or you may start with completely different goals.  My personal focus is to look forward, although … Continue reading Happy New Year – Goals and Plans for QuiltShopGal in 2016

Quilt Market/Festival: Kaleidoscope Collections

Today I'm delighted to be able to share insights with you about Kaleidoscope Collections (Kaledoscope Kreator software and embroidery designs) and their newest product, which was announced at Fall Quilt Market and Quilt Festival/Houston.  Before I begin, I want to thank Carol Kaplan and Bobbie Zinker who gave me permission to share their photos with … Continue reading Quilt Market/Festival: Kaleidoscope Collections

Going to Fall Quilt Market 2014 ? My Top FAVS for Market Attendees and Non-Attendees Too!

Today I'm delighted to share insights for attendees and non-attendees to Fall 2014 Quilt Market, for ways to learn about new products and have fun.   Quilt Market is a Trade Show that is held twice a year, for those in the businesses.  It is a great opportunity for buyers to come learn about new … Continue reading Going to Fall Quilt Market 2014 ? My Top FAVS for Market Attendees and Non-Attendees Too!

Colors of Autumn: Flights of Fancy, by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero (2013)

  Note:  You can also get a close up  view of this quilt online at  The Quilt Show,  via their "zoom" quilts. This spectacular quilt was probably not designed with the thought of Fall in mind, but it is a quilt that inspires me to think about Fall, beautiful sunsets, end of summer, romance and … Continue reading Colors of Autumn: Flights of Fancy, by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero (2013)

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge Bonus Tutorial, by Teri Lucas

Teri Lucas was our FMQ Expert for our October Challenge where she provided a wonderful tutorial.  And, you may remember that  she generously offered to come back and share with us another tutorial,as our final "bonus" tutorial.  Well, today is the day we can share this tutorial with all of  the participants in the 2012 FMQ … Continue reading 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge Bonus Tutorial, by Teri Lucas