Quilt Shop Hops

Quilters Resources has a very handy tool that helps you find out about quilting events in your area, or where you may be visiting.  It is also a great tool for quilt show coordinators, quilt guilds, and quilt shop hop coordinators to take advantage of to increase awareness of their events.  I think quilters world-wide … Continue reading Quilt Shop Hops

Vendors at Road to California and a Giveaway – 2013

There were some fantastic vendors at the 2013 Road to California Conference and Quilt Show.  Beautiful patterns, great gadgets, yummy fabrics, excellent books, jewelry, buttons and more!  I had such fun visiting Cozy Quilt Designs and seeing all their demonstrations, I wanted to share insights with you today. Save the Selvages, by Sandy Thompson is … Continue reading Vendors at Road to California and a Giveaway – 2013

Fun Friday Giveaway:Fat Quarters Anonymous

At a recent meeting for quilters, called "Fat Quarters Anonymous", Daniela Stout, owner of Cozy Quilt Shop/Cozy Quilt Designs, revealed a new pattern that is perfect for using Fat Quarters.  At these meetings, attendees are the first to learn about a new FQA design and are also given a free copy of the new design! … Continue reading Fun Friday Giveaway:Fat Quarters Anonymous

Do You Know Any Quilters That Like To Travel?

Do you ever dream about visiting places that you read about in a book? When you travel, do you enjoy visiting quilt or other needleart shops ?  Do you know others that travel and like to visit such shops, or someone that is moving to a new area?  Or, do you know of a quilt or needlearts business that could use … Continue reading Do You Know Any Quilters That Like To Travel?

PatternSpot Downloadable Pattern Marketplace

CT Publishing has launched a new site called PatternSpot, where designers can can upload their designs, in PDF format, and quilting and sewing enthusiasts can shop from home, at their leisure with 24/7 online access to patterns you can easily download.  There are even free patterns and the list of designers that belong to PatternSpot is … Continue reading PatternSpot Downloadable Pattern Marketplace

Sew Biz – Top Ten Signs of a Premiere Quilt Shop (online)

Note:  This is the 2nd version of this post, as the originally published version was rolled back to a "draft version", as a result of Blogger's problems the week of May 9th.  Comments on the original post disappeared and technically speaking, I had to re-write this post. "Sew Biz" posts are topics that I periodically write … Continue reading Sew Biz – Top Ten Signs of a Premiere Quilt Shop (online)