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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.

New Year’s Eve Quilter’s Party


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

Posted: December 31st, 2010  

Topics: Quilting Events

Sweet Mentions and Ottawa Creator Camp


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.

Posted: December 2nd, 2010  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Quilting Events


“New from Old” Auction has Started

"New from Old" Quilt Contest

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 […]

Posted: October 26th, 2010  

Topics: Quilting Events

The Edge Blog Hop with Pat Sloan and Friends


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 […]

Posted: October 2nd, 2010  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Quilting Events


Coming Soon – Fall into Fall Quilters Blog Giveaway


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. […]

Posted: September 20th, 2010  

Topics: Quilting Events, Site News


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


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 […]

Posted: July 29th, 2010  

Topics: Guest Bloggers, Quilt Gallery, Quilting Events


Threadworks 2010: Trees


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 […]

Posted: April 21st, 2010  

Topics: Quilting Events

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

"New from Old" Quilt Contest

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 […]

Posted: March 21st, 2010  

Topics: Quilting Events, Site News, Special Features, Videos


Lancaster AQS Quilt Show


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 […]

Posted: March 11th, 2010  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Quilting Events

The Parkinson’s Quilt Project


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 […]

Posted: March 9th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilting Events

Helping Haiti: Silent Auction at the Fat Quarter Shop


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

Posted: January 25th, 2010  

Topics: Quilting Events, Web Finds