Pippa's Blog

  • Thankful for Quilts

    Naturally, I’m feeling very grateful today. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful excuse to just pause and appreciate not only the big things—family, friends, good health—but the seemingly smaller ones as well. Today, I’m thankful for...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 25 Nov 2009
  • An Embarissing Photo and a New Fabric Winner

    Since I never heard from the last winner of this cute stack of fabric squares, it’s time to select a new one. And to catch your attention, look what I had my mother track down. Remember the story from my earlier post about the pet snails my sister...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 18 Jun 2010
  • Announcing the Kona Cotton Fat Quarter Winner!

    Last week, I asked you all what you love about patchwork in exchange for some fat quarters of my favorite Kona cottons. Thank you for all the wonderful responses ! Clearly, the patchwork fever is upon as all. The randomly selected winner is Karen Irvine...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 5 Nov 2010
  • 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
  • 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
  • Behind the Scenes at the QA Gifts Photo Shoot

    We’ve been having balmy, 80-degree weather for the past few days, but that didn’t stop us from decking the halls for Christmas—or at least for the annual Quilting Arts Gifts photo shoot at Pokey’s house last Wednesday. And Lindsey...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 21 Jun 2010
  • Happy Friday--and the Free Fabric Winner!

    Well I have no good excuse for my very belated announcement of the winner of this lovely roll of Moda Fabrics: Let's just say it's been a crazy couple of weeks at the Quilting Arts offices but Friday seemed like a good excuse to select a lucky...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 10 Sep 2010
  • Send Me an Email!

    So it’s been about two months (and five days, to be exact) since I’ve started working at Quilting Arts magazine. I’m officially settled in—evidenced by the gradual accumulation of stuff all over my desk. Fortunately, it’s...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 9 Oct 2009
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  • Take Our Quilting Arts Survey

    Here at Quilting Arts, we’re always trying to come up with new and interesting ideas for future issues, and to figure out what is and isn’t working in the current ones. We’ve decided that there’s no better resource than you, our...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 2 Oct 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
  • 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
  • Fabric Cookie Winners Round Two

    Well, since only TWO of you have emailed me to receive your free fabric cookies, I'm announcing four new winners: jojo pinkgypsy Quilnan Lynne Weinberger Congratulations! Please email me your name and address at peccles@interweave.com to receive your...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 12 Nov 2009
  • Quilt Scene Hits the Newsstand

    That’s right, our newest publication, International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene , is finally here. As of today, Tuesday, October 27 th , you too can own a copy of this beautiful, 150 page special issue, packed with patterns, projects, tips, techniques...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 27 Oct 2009
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