Blogs

  • Back from Chicago and 2008 Calendar Finalists

    Above: Debbi Crane, Patricia (Pokey) Bolton, Cheryl Prater Thanks to everyone who came by MIU in Chicago last week! Between a flooded basement (came home to two feet of water) and a head cold, I'm just a tad beat, but I'm still laughing as I think...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 19 Apr 2007
  • A Word on the Journal Quilt Project

    I've held such hope to enter the Journal Quilt Project since it's inception in 2003. I'm not alone. Every January the activity on the Quilt Art list surges as people like me who've never formally entered a show, are excited at the thought...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 20 Mar 2006
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    Apologies for the two-week absence, but I have been bowled over by a few important deadlines this month and I’ve also managed to catch the flu (no fun). While I sip chicken broth, huddled under my great grandmother’s quilt, I thought to share some happenings...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 17 Jan 2008
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  • Four Quick & Easy Quilt Patterns - Free eBook Download

    Pressed for time (or new to quilting) but still want to sew quilt projects that sing? Try the simple quilting patterns in our updated free eBook, Quick & Easy Quilts: 4 Free Easy Quilt Patterns.

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  • Behind the Scenes: What You Don’t See on ‘QATV’

    You may recall from a previous Quilting Daily blog post that the first day I taped an episode of "Quilting Arts TV" I was having a very bad hair day. This stemmed from the fact that I had forgotten my shampoo and had to wash my hair with a bar of hotel soap. This left the show hairstylist little choice but to apply a ton of product to make my hair behave somewhat reasonably.

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    Posted to Quilting Daily by Quilting Daily on 12 Oct 2010
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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
  • 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
  • Winner of a Kathy Davis Goody Bag!

    First of all, I am sorry that I am a day late on posting this. We have been super busy here at Quilting Arts working on some new projects that we hope you all will enjoy! Thank you all for responding to the blog post featuring Kathy Davis ! The randmonly...

    Posted to Lindsey's Blog by lindsey.murray on 8 Dec 2010
  • We were tired of living in a house.

    So we packed our bags and moved into a city apartment. The title of this post refers to a favorite childhood book by the same name. Last night I went to the Society of Illustrators Sketch and Jazz event. Event? It is a twice weekly gathering of people...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 18 Nov 2009
  • Stitch, Spring 2010

    ON THE COVER: Odekakke Tote from Zakka Style features Vintage Modern Marlene Blessing Discover endless sewing inspiration in fashions from the past Sewing Playground Anne Merrow Meet children's wear designer Liesl Gibson of Oliver + S projects Modern...

    Posted to Issues by stitch magazine on 29 Mar 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...

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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