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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Applique Quilts

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 27 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Small Quilts

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 45 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

 

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Modern Quilts

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 45 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

 

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Home Machine Quilted

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 25 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Large Quilts

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 52 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

 

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Original Design Quilts

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 59 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

 

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Scrappy Quilts

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 28 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

 

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Mini Quilts

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 41 comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away a Melody machine, just like mine! To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these four great prizes :

-Winner’s choice of THREE Stash Packs, and a 10 yard package of Mistyfuse, from Vicki Welsh!
-A $100 Gift Certificate from Pink Chalk Fabrics!
-A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template – Dresden Collection and Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft, from Quilt Expo!
-A fat quarter bundle of Lulu Magnolia, from Find Your Lula!

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Spring 2014

Posted on May 16th, by Amy in Bloggers Quilt Festival. 524 comments

 Welcome to Blogger’s Quilt Festival! I hope you enjoy all the different aspects of the Festival and find lots of inspiration for your future projects! This Festival is for everyone – young or old, beginning quilter or advanced, any style or genre, everyone is welcome, and encouraged to participate with us!

The story of each quilt often relates quilters to one another, and is an important aspect of our Festival! I hope you take the time to write about how your entry quilt came to be and why it is important for you to share it. Likewise, I hope you enjoy reading about the quilts others’ have entered!

**Each quilter may enter up to two finished quilts, each with it’s own post, in separate categories. You will notice that there have been a few adjustments made … Read More »



Quiltcast #37 – On Our Way!

Posted on May 13th, by Amy in podcast, Quiltcast. 8 comments

Short and sweet! Here’s the links I promised in the podcast :

April’s Patterns

Amy’s Patterns

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Opens May 16th!

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We always welcome your feedback!

All of our episodes are available here on the blog, on iTunes and Stitcher.

Thanks for tuning in! Email your feedback here!

Your ratings and reviews are welcome on iTunes and Stitcher, as well –

Thanks! Amy

 



New Quilt Patterns!

Posted on May 12th, by Amy in finished quilt, My Fabric, pattern. 84 comments

It feels like it’s been a marathon of sewing for the last two months, but I’m excited to finally share my new patterns with you before I head off to Market!

I made these in my new fabric line – Modern Neutrals, which will be in stores in October 2014, until then – be creative! I had some help getting everything done from Mary, Melissa, Trish and Vicki – thank you ladies, I would be less sane without your help. ;)

I have patterns available for pre-order, or PDF patterns ready to go! Follow the links for details :

Up first is Soiree –

This graphic block is made from a Layer Cake, and really shows off all the prints in the collection – plus it’s super fast!

Finished quilt : 54″x72″

Pieced by:  Trish

Paper pattern is here

PDF pattern is here

 

Dimensions –

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Featuring Brooke – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

Posted on May 9th, by Amy in Featured Quilter. 3 comments

Hi friends! I hope you are ready for the next installment of the Festival! I’ve spent most of the last few days working on all my posts, hoping that everything goes smoothly while I’m at Market. There’s just one week left before it begins! You will have a week to enter your quilts before the linky’s close and voting starts – there’s a countdown on the bottom of all of the linky’s so you can see how much time is left.  Make sure to get some beautiful photos to share with us, and get your post together :)

Today’s featured quilter is Brooke, from Putter Putter Stitch! Brooke always seems to be working on another great quilt; I hope you enjoy getting to know her better —

1. When did you start quilting?
I started quilting in January of 2010. My mom tried teaching me to … Read More »





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