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  • And the winner is...

    Flutterbugartgirl! She was randomly chosen to win the first In the Studio with Cate giveaway. Please email me your address Flutterbugartgirl, and I will send your winnings out poste haste. Didn't win? Don't despair. I have another giveaway coming...

    Posted to In the Studio with Cate by Cate Prato on 4 May 2009
  • My 1st QA Community Giveaway!

    It is so thrilling to see so many people joining our QA Community. I hope you are finding your way around successfully, posting in the forums, and enjoying the various features of this site! We want to make this community the fun and engaging place for...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 2 May 2009
  • Welcome to the New Quilting Arts Community! It's Move-in Day!

    At long last...we have our own online community just for contemporary quilters! Like moving into a new house, it takes time to familiarize yourself with your surroundings, unpack your stuff, decorate your rooms, and meet the neighbors. To kick off move...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 30 Apr 2009
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  • It’s challenging...

    Opening reader challenge art is a lot of fun. I am honored to be able to see such inspiring work. But, sometimes it becomes a bit of a challenge (pun intended) to decipher just who the artwork is from. Some people really get into creating beautiful labels...

    Posted to Barb's Blog by Barbara Delaney on 29 Apr 2009
  • Movin' on up!

    Gosh! That is the title song to a TV show I used to watch as a child... Hello all. This is my first post to the NEW Quilting Arts website as an author. I am pretty excited about all of this. I think the site looks great and offers so much to our community...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 28 Apr 2009
  • Fun times

    We are just back from the International Quilt Festival in Chicago, which is always an adventure. I got to see some artist friends, had lots of laughs, and we had lots of fun . Take a look. It's always great to meet up with the wonderful people who...

    Posted to Barb's Blog by Barbara Delaney on 24 Apr 2009
  • Doorway to Design Giveaway

    Fabric designer Melissa Averinos, whose studio graces the cover of the Spring issue of Studios, doesn't have a lot of room to work in. Her 10.5- by 23-foot space is not only narrow, it has two windows and three doorways. So, where to put a a design...

    Posted to In the Studio with Cate by Cate Prato on 22 Apr 2009
  • '80s Prom Night at Make It University!™ Chicago

    A video recap of '80s Prom Night at Make It University!™ at International Quilt Festival Chicago. Enjoy!

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 21 Apr 2009
  • Back and an update on MIU/Chicago

    Above: Cheryl Sleboda sporting her '80s tiara We're back from Chicago and recovering from all of the beautiful art quilts we saw and the hilarity and fun we had in MIU. What a great time! I am in the process of uploading videos and images onto...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 21 Apr 2009
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  • Stitch, Spring 2009

    ON THE COVER: Tuesday Pillow features Print Me Susan Beal Customize your sewing with DIY screen-printed fabrics The Whir and the Power of Making Linzee Kull McCray Sewing with Diana Rupp, Founder of Make Workshop projects Stitch it Up Get creative with...

    Posted to Issues by stitch magazine on 20 Apr 2009
  • Studio Storage is Where You Find It

    A lot of our readers and artists featured in Studios say they like clear storage, because they can see at a glance what's in it. You can find a wide variety of storage containers and systems at craft and organization specialty stores. But sometimes...

    Posted to In the Studio with Cate by Cate Prato on 20 Apr 2009
  • Survey Says: Most Popular Fruit or Veggie for 2010 Calendar Contest

    Winners of the Sidewinders To recap, last week I asked you which fruit or vegetable was the most popular entry depicted in thread and fabric for our "Fresh Picked" 2010 Quilting Arts Calendar contest. The five choices I gave were: Apples Pears...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 13 Apr 2009
  • Breaking news! Sneak peek for Saturday night at Make It University!(TM) next week...

    I don't mean to bury the latest QA blog giveaway post with the announcement of the 2010 Quilting Arts Calendar Finalists , but much of our editorial team is rather focused on getting ready for Chicago next week for the International Quilt Festival...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 10 Apr 2009
  • Announcing the 2010 Quilting Arts Calendar Finalists & A Giveaway!

    Out of all of the reader challenges we have hosted over the years, our "Fresh Picked" 2010 Quilting Arts Calendar contest produced the most fantastic results we have seen to date. They were outstanding. It bears repeating: They were oustanding...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 9 Apr 2009
  • Quilting Arts TV - Series 400

    While we're working to prepare the final details for the covers of the "QATV" Series 400 DVDs, it's fun to reflect on the TV taping...now that we've been home for awhile. I can't believe that Pokey and I spent a whole week and...

    Posted to Helen’s Blog by Helen Gregory on 8 Apr 2009
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