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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Crazy Quilt Quarterly Magazine Autumn 2019

Good morning everyone!  The Autumn 2019 issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine is now available:

Our cover artist for this issue of CQQ is Janese Morris. Janese is the creator of the adorable little crazy quilt animals presented in previous issues of this magazine.

Also in this issue the next installment of the 2020 Challange interviews, a gorgeous Dresden Plate crazy quilt by Lauretta Allen, a wool crazy quilt by Patty Schock, an American Flag quilt made by Wilma Van Wagensveld and several quilts by Robin Waybright. Darlene Kliewer shares some of her recent projects too!

Be sure to see the Winter Solstice block by Marilyn Luke-Paris and the CQ Hand by Shirlee Fassell.

There are book reviews, an “orphan block” tutorial and a Snippet Roll by Mary Anne Richardson as well! We've also included an 1825 Redwork Signature Quilt that you may find inspirational.

Print copies are available in my Etsy store.

Print and digital copies are available in my Magcloud store.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

And The Winner of Kathy Shaw's New Book Is........

Laura of Flowers Of The Wind blog!!!  Congratulations Laura!

Thank you everyone for leaving a comment.  You still have chances to win Kathy's book.  Visit the scheduled blog for each day and leave a comment!!

Laura, please drop me an email message!




Monday, July 08, 2019

Stunning Stitches for Crazy Quilts Blog Tour and Give-Away

I'm pleased to announce a Blog Tour and Give-Away to promote Kathy Shaw's newest and very beautiful book, "Stunning Stitches For Crazy Quilts"!



Visit C&T Publishing to learn more about it!

Now for the fun stuff!

"Stunning Stitches For Crazy Quilts" is loaded with beautiful, full-color photos and stitch diagrams for 480 embroidered seam treatment designs for crazy quilting.  I can't imagine needing more seam treatments than that!

Kathy shares how-to's on creating the basic embroidery stitches and then combining them to create beautiful and unique borders.  You'll also learn how to create and use your own templates!

This book is a wonderful tool for crazy quilters and embroiderer's alike!  Loads of eye candy too!

***Okay, this is how the blog tour works:  

Each day for the next week, Kathy's book will be featured on a different blog.  Each blog owner will choose one winner to receive a free digital copy of Kathy's book.  This means you have 7 chances to win!!

Here is the schedule:






***Please visit the blog for each day and leave a comment on the post about Kathy's book.  

***For my blog, leave your comment on this post.  I will be putting all names in a bowl and choosing one from the lot.

***I will announce the name of the winner tomorrow in another blog post.  I will have the winner email me for further instructions.

So that's the Blog Tour and Give-Away!!!

Good luck and be sure to stop by tomorrow for an update!!!

Friday, July 05, 2019

Never Ending Sampler Panel 5 Band 12

Happy 4th Of July weekend everyone!

Today I have Panel 5 Band 12 of the Never Ending Sampler:

This is another simple border worked in cross stitch and backstitch.

Right click on the image and save to hard drive.  Then print using any graphic software.

Have a great weekend!
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