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Norman Quilting – A to Z Challenge

We’ve been everywhere. Ok, not exactly. However, in the last few days we have visited, Kentucky, Texas, Iowa, Colorado, and there are still more faraway places to visit before the month is out. Today though we’re going to stay a … Continue reading

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Music, Food, and Quilts

Cajun cooking, jazz music, Mardi Gras parties, with all that going for it Louisiana must have quilts. They do, quilt guilds across the state, at least one show each year, and they have their own block. The Louisiana quilt block is a … Continue reading

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Kentucky Quiltin’

What do  you think of when you hear “Kentucky”, that little patch of red over toward the eastern border of the United States? For some it’s the Kentucky derby. Others think of the bluegrass of Kentucky, and bluegrass music. For … Continue reading

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Quilting In Jackson – A to Z Challenge

                                 J – Jackson The wonderful bloggers over at the A to Z challenge are responsible for today’s post about the letter J. Johnny Cash … Continue reading

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I is for International Quilt Show

                              I is for the International Quilt Show in Houston Texas. The show runs for a week, and every day is needed. There is so much … Continue reading

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Hopping for Quilting

No rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma in the Quilt stores, especially in April. No, in April (April 24-May 3) we have the HOP THE RIVER SHOP HOP. An extravaganza of quilt store shopping that couldn’t be contained in one state. … Continue reading

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Three Considerations when Looking for Quilt Show Venues

Location is the first consideration when planning a quilt show. You can read all five important ingredients for a quilt show here. Your location will depend on where you live, and what is available to you. You can make almost … Continue reading

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Introduction to Quilting 001

Yes, I know, classes usually have a one in front of them, as in Quilting 101, not Quilting 001. But, we’re talking basic basics here. The simplest of simple. Quilting 001 will walk the fearful quilter into the quilt world … Continue reading

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Five Components of a Quilt Show

“There’s nothing to having a quilt show. We just hang some quilts and people come look at them. ” Ever heard those words, or similar words when considering sponsoring a quilt, or craft show, or a book fair? If you … Continue reading

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Are Yo-Yo Tops Really Quilts?

All quilts are not created equal. The first time I saw a picture of a Yo-Yo quilt I didn’t quite understand it. It didn’t look like any quilt I’d seen before. It had holes in it. Okay. To be fair … Continue reading

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