Blogs

  • 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
  • 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
  • Still time to send us your staycation postcard, but hurry!

    In the June/July issue of Quilting Arts Magazine, our theme was staycation and the fun things you can do with your fabric and art supplies without traveling far from home.  We challenged our readers to create a staycation postcard - because who doesn't like getting a postcard from a friend or family member when they're on vacation? - and send it to us.

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Lotta Jansdotter Fabric Winner

    Thank you to everyone who wrote about their gift-giving projects and plans on last week's blog post on the Quilt-in-a-day Patchwork Table Runner . Great ideas! And now, for the winner of the Lotta Jansdotter fabric squares: Annie-gram! Annie-gram...

  • Whoa baby!

    This is too cool for school... check out the loot that Jacquard Products sent us in addition to our order for fabric paints we placed with them last week: I asked for some product to help with my workshops for Make It U! and I'm positively bowled...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 23 Mar 2006
  • 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
  • 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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  • Home from QA TV Taping

    As they say in TV speak, it’s a wrap! All 13 episodes of our third season of QA TV have taped. Now the editing and captioning fairies will work their magic so that Series 300 will be ready to air nationwide starting December 26. I had wanted to give a...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 2 Sep 2008
  • Talkin' Turkey (From Photo to Mini Quilt)

    The other morning while putting on a pot of jo', I spotted this surprising sight out of my kitchen window: Twelve hours later, same skyline: And the following morning when I tried to go to work: A gaggle of wild turkeys on my street stopped me in...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 20 Oct 2008
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  • 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
  • Interview with cover girl, Cheryl Prater

    Are you pulling your hair out, wondering what you could possibly get your mother-in-law for her birthday? Just ask Cheryl Prater, daughter-in-law extraordinaire. If you haven’t seen the January/February issue of Cloth Paper Scissors yet, Cheryl’s shares...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 13 Jan 2007
  • 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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  • 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