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Quilt maker, pattern designer, fabric dyer, and lover of all things quilting.

Sharing Pat Sloan's Interview with Aurifil's Designer(s) of the Month for June 2015

Hello all, Today I am sharing Pat Sloan's interview with Aurifil 2015 June Designers of the Month--Barb Groves and Mary Jacobson of "Me and My Sister Designs." Their fresh, fun fabric and pattern design complement each other perfectly. I hope you enjoy learning about them as much as I did. Look for me in August when I get to share a free project as Aurifil's Designer of the Month! Enjoy! Nancy   Aurifil 2015 June Designers......Aurifil 2015 June designers logo
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Spring Market--Can I do it? Part THREE!

This is a happy post because I have two quilts made with my new INTRIGUE collection to show you that are virtually done. Okay--one needs to have its binding sewn down, but that is close enough, don't you think? First one done is called More Than Stars.  This quilt is 50" square. There is also a queeen size version (fourth photo) that is part of the pattern. A sample for the larger quilt will not be attending Market.......more than stars 1
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Spring Quilt Market--Can I do It? Part TWO

Here is one sample sewn up from my new line called Intrigue by Marcus Fabrics.  The red color way is featured in this 40" x 44" wall hanging called It's Tulip Time. Now, just have to get it quilted.

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Spring Market--Can I do It?

So .... fabric from my new Intrigue collection just arrived this week. Can I get some samples made up in time for Market which is less than 2 weeks away. Time to get sewing!

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Here are some pretties from the red color way . . .

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Stay tuned to see what gets done!

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Aurifil Designer of the Month

I am thrilled to be one of the Aurifil 2015 Designers. Here is a photo of most of us at Quilt Market, with our fearless leader Pat Sloan. Holy cow, do I feel lucky to be part of this talendted group!   Each month Aurifil Thread  has assigned one of us to design a block and project. My month is August, but I will be sharing each designer's post so you can see what's coming out of our sewing rooms. ......AurifulDesigners2015Nancy
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