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
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
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 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?
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
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)
Early February, I had the opportunity to attend the Teacher Training program at Quilt in A Day in San Marcos, California. This program is offered a couple of times a year, at Quilt in a Day in San Marcos and in Paducah, Kentucky. Classes are sold out in advance. I actually signed up for this … Continue reading Teacher Training at Quilt in a Day