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November 11, 2019
Drawing An Apple Core Block in EQ from Stof genoeg

A screen recording of how to draw an Apple Core block in EQ8 Continue reading

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November 10, 2019
Apple Core Quilt Designs from Stof genoeg

Showing you some apple core quilt designs by me, from 2011 and 2010! You can make them with 3inch Inklingo Apple Core shapes now! XXX Annika Continue reading

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November 7, 2019
four november giveaways! from Okan Arts

By Patricia Belyea

This month Okan Arts is giving away a 14 FQ collection of Peaceful Petals by Sarah J Maxwell for Marcus Fabrics and a big spool of coordinating 50 wt Cotton Thread from Aurifil. There are four giveaways, each valued at $68.

Author and fabric designer Sarah J Maxwell has shifted from color progression to neutrals in her latest collection. “I wanted this collection to convey a calm and soothing vibe. Because I always find peace in nature, I focused on design motifs I would find in a favorite garden—a bed of daisies, a graceful vine, individual ...

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October 19, 2019
two weeks of curves from Okan Arts

By Patricia Belyea

LA CONNER WA  What was I thinking when I scheduled two back-to-back, weeklong Curves Workshops? Happily, the experience was a wonderful marathon—with incredible women, non-stop creativity, and lots of shared meals.

inserted curves workshop

Here are pics of the first project of the workshop. Note how the center of each composition includes nine blocks intersected with curved piecing. And the nine-patch does not jog when the curved pieces are inserted.

Also check out the micro inner borders—and one improv project!

creativity, curves & compositions workshop

The first project of the week was the Quadrant Quilt created ...

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October 9, 2019
four october giveaways! from Okan Arts

This month Okan Arts is giving away a collection of Turtle Hand fabrics and the book Visioning Human Rights in the New Millennium: Quilting the World’s Conscience by Dr. Carolyn L. Mazlooni. There are four giveaways, each valued at $65.

Tina Hilton is the founder and leader of Turtle Hand, a fabric company that works with artisans in Malaysia to produce a full array of patterned cottons—using batik, marbling, painting, hand-dying and wax-crack processes.

Tina takes pride in her company’s ethical trade practices as Turtle Hand keeps Malaysian Heritage Crafts alive by supporting individual artisan producers and ...

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October 6, 2019
japontex: save the date from Okan Arts

Save the date for JaponTex—a wonderful pre-holiday event for the quilting community. All your favorite La Conner venues will deliver delight and inspiration, as well as great deals!

JAPONTEX 2019
Quilt Exhibit, Talk & Sale

Saturday, November 23, 2019
La Conner Civic Garden Club
11am to 4pm

It’s the Saturday BEFORE Thanksgiving!

622 Second St, La Conner WA
(Kitty-corner to the quilt museum)

Talk by Patricia Belyea at 1:30pm

 

patricia belyea—at the garden club

For over two years, Patricia Belyea has been creating a unique series of quilts with her new curved-piecing technique—Inserted Curves. JaponTex will ...

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November 30, 2018
Remote Fabric Friday from Pibble Pulling Threads

***This post can be found at www.geekquilter.com***

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