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First-Ever Aurifil Blog Hop with Prizes and Nine Free Block Patterns

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Join us as nine bloggers participate in the first-ever Aurifil blog hop. We’ve each designed a block for you and there will be prizes!

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Posted: February 23rd, 2011  

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Bits and Pieces from the Quilting Web

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Little bits and pieces of news and free projects for quilters: DIY furniture for your sewing room, mystery quilt and a novellini, charity events and more.

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New Year’s Eve Quilter’s Party

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My good friends over at the Stitchin’ Heaven are hosting a New Year’s Eve party for quilters tonight.

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Posted: December 31st, 2010  

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Sweet Mentions and Ottawa Creator Camp

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I wanted to take a couple of minutes to thank two dear friends who took the time to feature the Quilting Gallery on their web sites this week. Also, for my local quilting friends, I’ll be doing a trunk show at the Ottawa Creator Camp next week.

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Posted: December 2nd, 2010  

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“New from Old” Auction has Started

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The Alliance for American Quilts’ annual fundraising auction of 16″x16″ quilts donated by artists from all over the US and Canada began last night on eBay.com, and will continue through December 6. The first of four auction weeks includes 30 quilts. Don’t miss this opportunity to pick out special gifts for the holidays or add […]

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Posted: October 26th, 2010  

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The Edge Blog Hop with Pat Sloan and Friends

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Welcome to everyone hopping around quilter’s blog land for Pat Sloan’s The Edge Blog Hop. Today is the last day of the hop and my special day. What’s been your favourite part of the blog hop? The fabulous recipes? The measuring antics? The marshmallow fields? I know, a chance to win a 10 pack set […]

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Posted: October 2nd, 2010  

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Coming Soon – Fall into Fall Quilters Blog Giveaway

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Debi is organizing a Fall into Fall Quilters Blog Giveaway starting October 1st. The Quilting Gallery will be participating with its own giveaway too. Debi’s currently looking for bloggers that want to participate in doing a giveaway on their blog too. Read this post for all the information. Here’s the list of participants so far. […]

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Posted: September 20th, 2010  

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Milwaukee Art Museum and the “American Quilts: Selections from the Winterthur Collection” Exhibit

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Please join me in welcoming guest blogger Margery Newman as she shares with us the new Milwaukee Art Museum and quilts from the "American Quilts: Selections from the Winterthur Collection" exhibit. Thanks Margery for sharing this fabulous exhbit with us. I had the great pleasure of leaving my home in what some people this summer […]

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Posted: July 29th, 2010  

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Threadworks 2010: Trees

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Threadworks 2010: Trees A travelling juried textile art exhibition Wellington County Museum & Archives 0536 Wellington Road 18 R.R.1, Fergus, Ontario N1M 2W3 (Canada) www.wcm.on.ca Exhibition: April 24, 2010 – June 13, 2010 Opening Reception: Sunday, May 2 (1-4 pm) Discover the art of creative needlework at one of the finest juried textile exhibitions in […]

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Posted: April 21st, 2010  

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A special prize for Quilting Gallery fans entering the “New from Old” quilt contest

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Earlier this year, I told you about the “New from Old” quilt contest in support of the Alliance for American Quilts. Quiltmakers are encouraged to think broadly and creatively about this opportunity to celebrate the past in the frame of the present. The rich array of prizes this year includes a Handi Quilter HQ Sixteen […]

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Posted: March 21st, 2010  

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Lancaster AQS Quilt Show

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With less than two weeks until the Lancaster AQS quilt show, I’m getting really excited. Lancaster is about an 8 hour drive from Ottawa, with a few quick rest stops. Definitely doable in one day, however, I’m planning to leave a day early, take my time and explore a few areas along the way, such […]

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Posted: March 11th, 2010  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Quilting Events


The Parkinson’s Quilt Project

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The Parkinson’s Quilt Project is the first global quilt project to focus the world’s attention on the nearly one million people in the US and more than 4.1 million people worldwide living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The project aims to raise awareness of the impact that the disease has on people living with Parkinson’s along […]

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Posted: March 9th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilting Events


Helping Haiti: Silent Auction at the Fat Quarter Shop

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The fabulous ladies from the Fat Quarter Shop are organizing a silent auction to raise funds for charities helping the victims of the Haiti.

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Posted: January 25th, 2010  

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“New from Old” Quilt Contest

The Alliance for American Quilts has announced a new quilt contest. “New From Old” is the theme of the 2010 contest and quiltmakers are encouraged to think broadly and creatively about this opportunity to celebrate the past in the frame of the present. They might seek inspiration and/or content from antique quilt blocks, fabrics, trims, […]

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Posted: January 19th, 2010  

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Winter in Red and White

Exploring the colours red and white at Wellington County Museum & Archives November 14, 2009 – February 21, 2010 Wellington County Museum & Archives 0536 Wellington Road 18 R.R.1, Fergus, ON N1M 2W3 www.wcm.on.ca On display November 14, 2009 is Wellington County Museum & Archives’ newest exhibit, Winter in Red and White. The vibrant colour […]

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Posted: November 16th, 2009  

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O Canada 2010

Please note: I copied this announcement from the International Quilt Festival’s Facebook fan page. I don’t know any additional information than what I’ve posted here. You can find the “official” info on their web site. International Quilt Festival/Chicago plans to showcase Canadian quilts and their makers in a special exhibit, O Canada 2010. This exhibit […]

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Posted: November 14th, 2009  

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The Edge Blog Hop Winner and Download the Recipes

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I hope everyone had a wonderful time participating in Pat Sloan’s The Edge Blog Hop last weekend. I enjoyed reading everyone’s comments. Lucky quilter Angela won the set of all 10 rulers. Congrats Angela! If your local quilt shop does not have the rulers yet, and you want to purchase them, you can visit Pat’s […]

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Posted: October 28th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Art Quilts II

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. I thought I’d wrap up my Houston report with some of the art quilts that I liked. Here they are in no particular order: Iguana is hand painted and machine quilted. Corrugated Iron is fused, burned, beaded and machine quilted. Redwood is made with cut […]

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Posted: October 18th, 2009  

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted: October 16th, 2009  

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