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  • Houston. And so it begins...

    Blog woes: I apologize for not posting over the weekend. If anyone has a Typepad account, you may know they're having lots of technical problems this month as they switch to a new server. I'm praying to the blog gods that they get this fixed soon...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 27 Oct 2008
  • The first official blog swap

    I've been M.I.A. lately, simply because we have our hands in a lot of projects here at headquarters. One of our endeavors is pulling together artwork for a book on mixed-media ATCs. You heard it here first (well, unless you were in Chicago): Rockport...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 8 May 2006
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  • Alex Anderson Interview

    Something I forgot to mention... A few weeks ago while in Minneapolis for Quilt Market, Alex Anderson stopped by our booth to see if I’d like to be interviewed for her new Podcast feature on her website. Before I could answer, my husband, John responded...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 17 Jun 2006
  • Oh the weather outside is delightful

    The calendar says the summer solstice will blessedly be upon us in a few days, but in Editorial Land, this can only mean one thing: How are those holiday issues shapin' up? Admittedly I'm still thawing out from last winter, but while I'm deadheading...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 17 Jun 2007
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  • Breaking News! New STUDIOS issue

    You are hearing it here first! Due to the reception of our first STUDIOS issue we are publishing a second edition, which will be available this October. I am really so thrilled to share this news with you. Cate Prato, our features editor, will be Editor...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 30 May 2008
  • Great Finds

    I love snowmen, particularly ones who get into the spirit of the holidays, and this one's complete with his very own party hat! Isn't he cute? Sue Pelletier, a local Massachusetts artist dropped him off at Quilting Arts last week as a gift. Sue...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 5 Dec 2007
  • News!

    Fellow Artists, If you sent in ATCs for the blog swap I'm starting to mail mine back next week. If you did not get a Grant of Rights form from me via email for the ATC book please email me directly-- and put "Grant...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 26 Jul 2006
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  • Countdown to Chicago and news on ATCs

    I'm so thrilled––International Quilt Festival/Spring and Make It U! with Cloth Paper Scissors® is just three short weeks away. I recently received the floor map of where the Make It U! section will be, and it's smack in the middle of the quilt...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 17 Mar 2006
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  • <Blank>2

    Here at Quilting Arts headquarters, we have questions of great, worldly importance that only you, dear reader, can answer: 1. If you had your dream quilting television show (oh…say…one that was called "Quilting Arts"), what exactly would you...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 15 May 2007
  • Seven days until Houston!

    Now the countdown really begins--one week until the Houston festivities commence! Quilting Arts Magazine/Cloth Paper Scissors® are taking out four booths in the Make It University section (right smack in the middle of the vendor area) and we are planning...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 24 Oct 2006
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  • Warm holiday wishes from all of us at Quilting Arts

    Whenever I'm in need of some holiday cheer, I pop " Love Actually " into the DVD player. I love the opening sentiment: "Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 21 Dec 2007
  • Happy New Year!

    And a blessed one I hope it will be for everyone. I don't have any new year's resolutions, except to make efforts to spend more time in my studio and less on the net. (My guess is this is a common goal for many of us.) After my father passed away...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 2 Jan 2007
  • Setting a Shipping Record

    More than 2000 pounds and 80 boxes later, we’re on our way to Chicago for the International Quilt Festival/Spring. I don't know who's more shocked by this record-setting shipment––the dog or the UPS guy. I will try (key word being "try"...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 4 Apr 2006
  • Studio News

    Wanted! If you have designed a studio space either in or outside of your home, and would like to share your space with the greater community, I'd love for you to tell me a little bit about your space . We're interested in stories about how you...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 3 Apr 2007
  • Quilt Market News & More

    It’s been an exciting and busy May for us at Quilting Arts headquarters. Not only do we have a lot of material going to press, but we also visited beautiful Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN for the Spring Quilt Market. I was pleasantly surprised by the beauty...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 30 May 2006
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