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Donation Quilts

Last year, I ran a contest here on the Quilting Gallery site, Charms for Charity. We raised 1,149 charms. Last January a couple friends and I started a charity sewing group and invited others to join us. We meet once a month. Several of the ladies in the group have never sewn before, never mind […]

Posted: July 30th, 2009  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey, Quilt Gallery

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Margaret Bucklew

Guest blogger, Margaret Bucklew
An epiphany happened to me about twenty years ago. There was a void in my life and I didn’t even know it was happening.

Posted: July 2nd, 2009  

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Happy Canada Day

Posted: July 1st, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Quilt Gallery, Web Finds

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Shadow Trapunto by Geta Grama

Geta Grama’s Shadow Trapunto quilt at Spring Market and announcing her new patterns for sale.

Posted: June 29th, 2009  

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Market Creativity

Congratulations to LizzieB Cre8ive as they won the Creativity best booth award at Spring Market for the second show in a row (which has never happened before). Here are some photos from their wonderful Whimsyland booth. Here are the other winners: Pittsburgh Spring Quilt Market Best Booth Awards I’m sad to say goodbye to lovely […]

Posted: May 19th, 2009  

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Greetings from Spring Market

Pittsburgh is absolutely gorgeous! If you ever get a chance to drive here, I highly recommend it (probably not in the winter though). There are rivers, huge hills (are they mountains??), a tunnel and gorgeous bridges everywhere. It has been very fun filled days of Spring Market so far. Today is the second day of […]

Posted: May 16th, 2009  

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Collage Mania Preview

Collage Mania, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, opens May 5 with a minimum donation of $80 for each artwork and continues May 6 and 7 when the donation minimum drops to $40. There are 384 fiber collages donated by 161 generous artists to Collage Mania 2009. Please read over the directions on how […]

Posted: April 29th, 2009  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilt Gallery, Quilting Events


Necktie Quilt

Katy Allgeyer from Feng Shui By Fishgirl created this very unique necktie quilt using her boyfriend’s unused neckties. What a great idea to repurpose the neckties into something unique and colourful.

Posted: April 1st, 2009  

Topics: Quilt Gallery


Phyllis Dobbs

My daily life is filled with quilts and fabrics as a designer of both. But my love of quilts and fabrics began many years ago. It seems like I have always been drawn to needlecraft. My earliest memories are filled with sewing of some kind – including a shoebox of small doll clothes that I […]

Posted: February 28th, 2009  

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Sue Hauser, Alderwood Quilts

Welcome to my blog! My name is Sue Hauser and I was thrilled when Michele asked me to be a guest blogger. I am the owner of Alderwood Quilts, which is an internet quilt shop. I live in Oregon in the foothills of the coast range, where we have a small lavender farm in addition […]

Posted: February 27th, 2009  

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Lesley Riley

What fun to be a guest blogger on Quilting Gallery. My name is Lesley Riley. I am a life-long resident of the Washington DC area, mother of 6, grandmother of 5. I began quilting in 1971, a baby quilt for my first born. You might think that by now all my children and grandchildren have […]

Posted: February 26th, 2009  

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Shirley Paterson

I am really pleased that I have been invited to become a "Guest Blogger". I have been interested in creating different types of art work ever since I was a child. I taught watercolour and oils here in Calgary for 20 years and then branched out into fabric painting. I have also done a number […]

Posted: February 26th, 2009  

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