Blogs

  • Quilt in a Day - Patchwork Table Runner

    Small quilting projects like table linens, accessories, and home décor are perfect for the quilter who wants to create a handmade gift or refresh their décor or wardrobebut has little time to spare.

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  • In Thanks

    I’m simply overwhelmed with the outpouring of support I’ve gotten over the past week. Thanks everyone for the kind words on my father. I’ve been feeling a maelstrom of emotions: grief, of course, coupled with compassion for all of you dealing with cancer...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 9 Sep 2006
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  • Inquiring Minds

    Are you dabbling? Have you been experimenting with a new technique or material (or mastering an old one)? Or maybe you're dreaming of creating something but haven't had time? What have you been up to? To keep (or jumpstart) those creative juices...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 21 Apr 2006
  • Author Interview & a Blog Raffle!

       Above: Debbi Crane, Pokey Bolton, and Cheryl Prater at Make It University! at International Quilt Festival/ Chicago in 2007.   We have a very special guest with us today: Debbi Crane , co-author of MIXED MANIA: RECIPES FOR DELICIOUS...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 4 Dec 2008
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  • Enter to Win Favorite Kaffe Fassett Collections from Coats & Clark

    Kaffe Fassett's designs are loved the world over, and we're so pleased to host a month-long giveaway his fabrics from Coats & Clark--now through July 7. Each week you can enter for a chance to win pre-cuts from Kaffe Fassett's Limted Edition...

    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jun 2014
  • Holiday Fabric Giveaway!

    This year I decided to be very ambitious and make lap quilts for everyone on my Christmas List. I began my quilts in the summer (working on the QA Gifts issue in July really helps to get me into the holiday spirit), thinking that I would have plenty of...

    Posted to Lindsey's Blog by lindsey.murray on 16 Dec 2010
  • Get Inspired to Keep Your Crafting Resolution (and a fabric giveaway to get the new year started off right!)

    This is going to be a big year for me, and although I am not one to wish my life away, I cannot wait for the exciting stuff to get here! I am meeting my fiancés family (in Ireland) for the first time over Easter, buying a home with said (amazing...

    Posted to Lindsey's Blog by lindsey.murray on 11 Jan 2012
  • Quilting Arts 2012 Calendar Sneak Peek + Giveaway

    When Pokey announced the finalists of the 2012 Quilting Arts "Feeling Pet-ty" calendar contest on her blog back in February, I couldn't wait for the artwork to start arriving at our offices. As we unwrapped each 12" x 12" quilt...

    Posted to Ellen's Blog by ellen seeburger on 20 May 2011
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    I've been mum about something and it's just about killed me to have kept this secret for so long. Coming the end of December a brand new quilting show called "Quilting Arts TV" and hosted by yours truly will join the PBS programming...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 2 May 2007
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  • 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
  • Pretty Purse Give Away

    Hello All. I know how much a give away can draw attention to a blog and as the Quilting Arts Community grows each day, more and more of you are coming to the site and finding the value in it. This is a place where we can met to exchange ideas, show each...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 15 May 2009
  • What Are You Up to This Weekend?

    My fiancé, Fergal, is working on Saturday so I am going to “work” too. We are closing on our first house in a little less than 2 weeks (!!!!!) and there are a few things that I want to make before we move in. My mom was the recipient...

    Posted to Lindsey's Blog by lindsey.murray on 27 Jan 2012
  • Bye Dad...

    My father passed away yesterday; he died of lung cancer and died young (age 59). He got the diagnosis in late June and went very rapidly. I thought about whether or not it was appropriate for me to be posting something so personal on this blog, but decided...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 1 Sep 2006
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  • Ephemera Dilemma Solved

    Hi everyone, In this episode of In the Studio with Cate, we address an email from Betty Anderson, who writes: I have tons of clippings/old mags/postcards/etc/etc/etc I'd love to see an article on organizing the small pieces of paper that are to integral...

    Posted to In the Studio with Cate by Cate Prato on 26 May 2009
  • Meet Fabric Designer Kathy Davis

    Kathy Davis’ fabric lines are not just stand alone fabric lines. Instead they are just a small part of a collection that Davis puts together. She is an artist who uses greeting cards, watercolors, writing, fabric, and more to tell a story. Her work...

    Posted to Lindsey's Blog by lindsey.murray on 29 Nov 2010