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Report from Houston – Japanese Quilts

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. This report will highlight quilts from Japan. If you read my blog you know that I love any quilt that has tiny pieces, intricate piecing or quilting or is just plain fiddly. That’s why I am so attracted to quilts from Japan. I notice more […]

Posted: October 18th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Art Quilts

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. One of the great things about my trip to the Houston International Quilt Festival this year is the opportunity to meet so many fellow bloggers and other quilters that I have met on the web. You can read about my visits with other bloggers on […]

Posted: October 16th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Antique Quilts

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. While I am don’t make reproduction quilts, I absolutely love antique quilts. Some of that love stems from the collection of quilts and quilts blocks left behind by my Great-Grandmother. My Mom and I have spent a lot of time finishing up some of her […]

Posted: October 15th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Winners of the Garments Exhibit

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. Hello from Houston quilt fans! I thought that Quilting Gallery readers might like to see some highlights of the exhibits. Today I will start with the garment exhibit. All of the garments in the exhibit are stunning and the three winners are: 1st place – […]

Posted: October 15th, 2009  

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Fall 2009

Here’s my submission for Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Fall 2009. So far, I think this quilt that I made for a wedding gift for friends is my all time favourite. I love the warm and rich colours used. It’s a Disappearing Nine Patch. Read more about this quilt and a few other pictures here: Caitlin […]

Posted: October 9th, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Quilt Gallery

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365 Days of Free Motion Quilting Filler Designs

Running the Quilting Gallery site, it’s no surprise that dozens of quilting-related blogs come across my screen each day. I can’t remember another blog that captured my attention so thoroughly like Leah Day’s 365 Days of Free Motion Quilting Filler Designs. I’ve been watching the progress daily on this blog for a few weeks, and […]

Posted: September 29th, 2009  

Topics: Free Projects, My Quilting Journey, Quilt Gallery, Tips and Tricks, Videos, Web Finds


Good Ol’ Summertime Swap Creations

Lots of great progress being made for the Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt Swap. Check out the Flickr group for more inspiration. Reminder: Mail date for this swap is September 21st. Please, please be sure to have your mini quilt in the mail on time. There are still several that have not received their Spring […]

Posted: August 1st, 2009  

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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 […]


Winners for The Ugly Quilt Contest

Congratulations (I think!) to the three winners of The Ugly Quilt contest. First place goes to Jean Kritenbrink for My First Quilt, a quilting disaster.

Posted: July 22nd, 2009  

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Vote for the “The Ugly Quilt”

Please cast your vote below for the “What was I thinking?” – The Ugly Quilt Contest. View all of the submissions, read the funny stories and make your selection below. Since this is an Ugly Quilt Contest, please vote for the quilt most deserving of the title “The Ugly Quilt”. Which quilter deserves to win […]

Posted: July 11th, 2009  

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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  

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