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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  

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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More Creations – Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap

I’ve been wonderful to see all of the gorgeous creations coming to life for the Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap. The participants have done an amazing job. To answer a couple of questions: Yes, there will be another summer-themed swap. Registration will begin June 23rd, with a mail date of September 21st. I’m also working […]

Posted: June 15th, 2009  

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Gorgeous Creations for the Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap

Many of the wonderful creations have been completed and mailed to their new homes for the Spring Booms Mini Quilt Swap. Below are a few of the mini quilts. Check out the Flickr group to see more of these beauties. Reminder: Your mini quilt should be mailed by June 21, 2009.

Posted: May 28th, 2009  

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