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Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

Bonjour! Today, July 14th, is Bastille Day–the French national . Browsing the Q.S.O.S. archives, I couldn’t help but notice that there were two interviews from quiltmakers who participated in a project to celebrate the Marquis de Lafayette, the French general. What better day than Bastille Day to share these two quilts and their stories? Kay Marburger shares the […]

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Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

For many Americans, the 4th of July means cookouts, fireworks and a chance to celebrate their country. Since we’re just a few days past Independence Day, this week’s Q.S.O.S. Spotlight features several quiltmakers who have made quilts that salute the United States! Carlie Nichols of North Carolina shares a quilt she made for American service […]

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Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

There are plenty of stories in the Q.S.O.S. archives about moms and grandmas–many quilters describe how they learned the art of quilting from a mother or grandmother–but there are many stories about fathers, too: from fathers with a knack for sewing, to husbands who are always willing to take the kids while we pick up […]

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Call Myself a Quilter?

Can I Call Myself a Quilter? Michele Rae Muska That’s a question I have been asking myself for years. I’ve made a few quilts in my life but it’s not the only medium I work in. I always thought the title of “Quilter” came with the honor of living and breathing quilts and making them […]

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A Post With a Right-Aligned Image

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Inspiration!

Outrageous Embellishments    Frances Holliday Alford I enjoy making my Outrageous Embellishments pieces.  The collection of materials is part of the fun.  This week I have been making a small piece for a close friend with a February birthday. Purple is her favorite color and amethyst is the birth stone for the month, so color choice is […]

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Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! at QuiltCon

If you are attending QuiltCon consider bringing a quilt with you to share with the world! Our new project, “Go Tell It at the Quilt Show!” is designed to capture the stories of quilts where quiltmakers gather. The formula for Go Tell It! is simple: one person talking about one quilt in front of one […]

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