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Pat Sloan’s The Edge Blog Hop

I’m very excited to participate in Pat Sloan’s The Edge Blog Hop this coming week. My day is Saturday, October 2nd and I’ll be sharing a family-favourite cookie recipe and a short story of one of my first quilts. Have you heard about the new The Edge rulers from Sullivan’s? It sharpens your rotary cutting […]

Posted: September 26th, 2010  

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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  

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Changes to the Quilt Shop Locator

I’ve made changes to the advertising rates for the Quilt Shop Locator to better reflect the current economic times. I understand how difficult it is for a quilt shop or online quilting retailer to attract new customers. It’s a tough market out there! Advertising in the Locator is very inexpensive. There’s no long-term commitment. You […]

Posted: August 18th, 2010  

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Exciting Changes to the Quilting Bloggers Directory

I made some changes last week to the Quilting Bloggers directory. For each blog, you’ll now see the latest 3 blog posts. I’ve also added integration with Facebook, so you can “Like” blogs here and share them with your friends on Facebook. If you’re blog is not showing the latest posts, there are generally two […]

Posted: July 27th, 2010  

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And the winner is …

Congratulations to #120 Avery Claire for winning Patsy Thompson’s Free Motion Fun…with Feathers! DVD. I’ll be sending you an email to get your mailing address. Here’s Avery’s tip: I absolutely adore feathers….they look so elegant on a quilt. My favorite quilting tip is to do a LOT of practice quilting by making baby quilts. They […]

Posted: July 22nd, 2010  

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Are you free for coffee this afternoon?

Grab a cup of coffee, and listen in as I’m a guest on Pat Sloan’s Creative Talk Radio show broadcast live this afternoon at 4:00 pm (Eastern). We’ll be chatting about my quilting history, the inspiration behind the Quilting Gallery and what I’m currently working on. You’ll also get the inside scoop on what’s coming […]

Posted: July 12th, 2010  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Site News


Uh Oh .. Technical Difficulties

Email is now working. However, if you sent me something this morning (Friday), I probably did not get it if I haven’t answered you. Please resend. Thanks for your patience and understanding!

Posted: June 18th, 2010  

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Advertise in the Mother’s Day Quilter’s Gift Guide

Are you a retailer looking to increase sales? Do you have a fabulous notion that quilters love? How about an unusual quilt-related gift? New fabric, patterns or books that all quilters want? Having a special sale just for quilting moms? Advertise in the special Mother’s Day Quilter’s Gift Guide. The special Mother’s Day Gift Guide […]

Posted: April 15th, 2010  

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Featured in Print

I was so excited to learn that Quilting Gallery was chosen as one of the top 55 favourite blogs for quilters in the latest issue of Quilter’s Home magazine. Check us out on pg. 17, middle column. Last month, we were also chosen as the blog pick of the month in the local Ottawa computer […]

Posted: April 15th, 2010  

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A special prize for Quilting Gallery fans entering the “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  

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**NEW** Quilting Gallery Forums

I’m so excited to announce the new Quilter’s Forum here at the Quilting Gallery. This was, by far, the most requested addition to the site in last year’s suggestions blog post. Of course, there’s quilter’s help, quilter’s chat, and a place to post your finished quilts too. I’ve also created forums specifically for promoting quilter’s […]

Posted: February 6th, 2010  

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Winter Time Mini Quilt Swap

Registration is now available for the Winter Time Mini Quilt Swap. Some of the rules have changed, so please read the guidelines page carefully before you register. Registration closes January 31st. Partner information will be sent by February 2nd. The deadline to mail your mini quilt is March 1st for overseas shipments and March 8th […]

Posted: January 20th, 2010  

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