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  • Cloth Paper Scissors "Play On Words" Reader Challenge

    Today's the big day! I'm not talking about Groundhog Day (and please join me in cursing that over-sized, toothy rodent who dared to see his shadow this morning).No, I'm talking about the announcement date for the finalists for our Cloth Paper...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 2 Feb 2009
  • A day at the beach...

    Summer’s on its way... though you can't prove it by the weather we've been having! No trips to the beach yet, but that doesn't mean I haven't been anxiously awaiting that first dip in the ocean. With that in mind, I started thinking...

    Posted to Barb's Blog by Barbara Delaney on 19 Jun 2009
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    I'm home in body but not in brain, so let the pictures of International Quilt Festival in Houston do the talking! See those relaxed, confident smiles on Virginia and Nancy's faces? Just the night before, they counted the loot from the FFAC postcards...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 8 Nov 2006
  • Winner of the Clothworks Giveaway

    Thanks to all of you who shared your favorite fabric stores . It's always fun to hear about the many creative, fun, and friendly shops that other quilters enjoy. The randomly chosen winner of this bundle of Bird Talk by Ellen Crimi-Trent for Clothworks™...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 11 May 2010
  • Winners of our Fabric Giveaway

    I'm pleased to announce the two winners of our Moda Zen Chic fabric giveaway: lydianna and SusanW@8. Congratulations! Please contact me at klundblad@interweave.com. Thank you to the over 400 respondents for leaving your comments. Please check back...

  • Opportunities Knock

    Wanted! We have some very exciting publicity and publishing opportunities that I wanted you, dear blog reader, to find out about first. (Many of these aren’t even on the submissions pages yet on our website.) Go Green Quilt by Frances Holliday Alford...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 27 Mar 2008
  • Move over, Frosty...

      Move over, Frosty. You’ve got some stiff competition this winter! Sue Pelletier’s snowmen article from our November/December issue of Cloth Paper Scissors inspired a number of people to feel flaky this winter and make some snowy concoctions. ...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 16 Dec 2008
  • 2007 Calendar, Teens Alone, and a Rare Raffle Opportunity

    'Tis the season for giving, and have we got a special deal for you right now––buy a 2007 Quilting Arts Calendar and get a 2006 Calendar for free! And if that's not reason enough, here's another: Quilting Arts, LLC, donates $1 for every calendar...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 7 Dec 2006
  • The Fabric Cookie Winners!

    Thanks to everyone who shared their inspiring stories of mistakes gone right! Clearly, the best art comes from a little bit of experimentation, and things not necessarily going as planned. The following six people have each won one of Kelli Perkin’s...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 9 Nov 2009
  • What's in a day.

    First off, a drawing of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Promenade . David and I walked through Brooklyn Heights and enjoyed watching small sailboats compete with water taxis and barges. There were trains, planes, boats, helicopters and automobiles, bicycles...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 14 Jul 2009
  • Are You Missing Something?

    It wasn't until I packed away all the Christmas decorations, swept up the crumbs from the goodies we'd been nibbling, and tidied the house for my mom's visit last weekend, that I realized: something was missing.

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    Posted to Quilting Daily by Quilting Daily on 20 Jan 2011
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  • You be the judge! Announcing the finalists for our 2010 Cloth Paper Scissors Calendar Contest

    Thanks to everyone who participated in our first-ever calendar contest for Cloth Paper Scissors. Interpretations for the theme, “Life is a box of______”, ran the gamut but the most popular responses illustrated with thread, glue, paper, and...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 20 Mar 2009
  • Studio Space

    For all of you Project Runway fanatics, you may have been surprised by the size of Christian Siriano's studio when Tim Gunn paid him a visit on last week's episode. Upon seeing Christian's cramped space, Tim said, "Wow, you really know...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 29 Feb 2008
  • Those Tanagers

    It is no surprise that I am a bird geek. I love 'em. Birder's World magazine is my drug of choice. I get a new issue and closet myself in quietude until I have turned every page and looked for the best bird photo, checked out my must-read articles...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 16 Sep 2009
  • Quilting Arts GIFTS and a Fabric Giveaway

    I feel such a huge sense of elation, relief and utter joy; I want to jump up and down, dance around the office, or go run along the beach and holler into the breeze. Why am I so giddy? The Quilting Arts GIFTS issue officially went to press today. I'm...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 8 Aug 2008