Blogs

  • Submit your work to Quilt Scene today!

    International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene is our annual issue of fresh ideas for today's quilter including patterns and projects, galleries of beautiful quilts from the International Quilt Festival in Houston, interviews, tips, and more. The focus...

    Posted to Vivika's Blog by Kristine Lundblad on 20 Mar 2014
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  • 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
  • anybody home?

    ...and then I have been quilting up a storm and not only that but, oh wait. Hi. How you are? Long time no see. Sorry about that. Yeah. I was away for a lil bit there and for no good reason. Or maybe there were many reasons. I will slow down. I did get...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 11 Nov 2009
  • Small Wonder

    Last week I taught a class locally and really enjoyed it. I hit all the points I had hoped to make, I didn't plan too much (which is normal for me), and I didn't plan too little. It was just right, and I believe my class thought so too. They were...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 16 Dec 2009
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  • Mixed-media Tea Party Challenge Results

    News flash! We have been steeped in challenge entries for our Cloth Paper Scissors Mixed-Media Tea Party challenge and invite the following artists to please send in their submissions to us as soon as possible. Many will be published; all will be displayed...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 18 Jul 2008
  • Behind the Scenes at Quilting Arts TV

    I'm still here taping Quilting Arts TV, and I thought it might be fun to show you some behind-the-scenes video of Quilting Arts TV. See what *really* happens on the set: We all have an ear worm in the green room and Jay McCarroll leads us in song...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 27 Feb 2009
  • New Winner of the Clothworks Giveaway

    Since I never heard from the previous winner of this lovely bundle from Clothworks, I've selected a new one. Congratulations to Samantha Conklin ! Please send me an email at peccles@interweave.com with your full address so I can send you your prize...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 25 May 2010
  • Inspired

    We enjoyed beautiful, Indian summer weather this past weekend, and I took a photo break Sunday afternoon to capture some images of my bucolic little town where I work and live: Stow, Massachusetts. When mishaps from the Big Dig aren't backing things...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 18 Sep 2006
  • 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
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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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  • Take the Quilting Arts Reader Survey!

    As the year begins to wind down (yes, it's happening already!), the editors at Quilting Arts are busy planning for next year's issues. And we want to make sure we know what our readers most want to get out of Quilting Arts. Are you a beginning...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 29 Oct 2009
  • Winners in the New Year!

    Congratulations to following 10 people for winning the first QA Blog fabric raffle for 2009! Thanks to everyone for posting your resolutions, goals, and good wishes for the New Year. We loved reading what you all aspire to accomplish by the end of the...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 6 Jan 2009
  • The Last of the Behind-the-scenes Shots for QA TV

    As promised, one final posting on the behind-the-scenes action from this latest taping of Quilting Arts TV! Below is the changing area in the green room, separated by a plywood wall. (At least we have the wall!) Anybody who set up their materials on this...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 8 Mar 2009
  • Welcome back!

    Arrow is a little ginger favored sweet meat. I love him. Because baseball season is in full swing, I now call him A Row. A little New York City humor for you. Can we all take a deep sigh of relief on my behalf? Thank you. My creative mojo is back. Do...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 26 Sep 2009
  • 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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