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At the Halfway Mark of Marcus Fabrics Designer "Friends & Companions SEW-ALONG"

We, or should I say "you", are now at the half way mark of the Marcus Fabrics Designer Friends and Companions SEW ALONG. This week's block is brought to you by the team of Gloria Parsons, Vicky Ianuucci, and Heather Lynn at The Olde Green Cupboard Designs . These three talented ladies design some gorgeous quilts along with other great patterns for decorating items like pillows and runners. They also coordinate the Camp Blanding Retreats...
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Join Me on Pat Sloan's Radio Show

    I am sharing this from Pat Sloan's blog  . . . . Join us today or any time! Pat Sloan: Nancy Rink, Latifa Saafir, and Terri Degenkolb Join me on my All Quilting Podcast Be sure to  CLICK HERE to catch up  on Pat's prior podcasts!   Author, fabric designer, and amazing quilter Nancy Rink is back with me today to share her story about her book El Camino Real and the quilts...Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Nancy Rink July 204 guest
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Mill Works Sneak Peek

  It's a Sunday morning and I have to admit that I slept in late today. Last night I stayed up well past midnight, determined to finish hand sewing the binding down on my new Mill Works quilt. This morning, the first thing I did was toss the quilt in the washing machine. Yes, I always wash my quilts once they're done. It cleans off the dust and such that the fabric picks up during...
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Aunt Grace Dots Strip It

Strip It Three Ways: Series 3 is one of our newest patterns featuring pre-cut 2 1/2"-wide strips. There are instructions for three different quilts in the pattern, so you can get quite a bit of mileage from one pattern.  The pattern front is shown below so you can see all three of the quilts. Next to it is the back of the pattern that shows the fabric requirements. I made Ribbon Star, shown here on...strip it 3 beauty shot
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Marcus Fabrics Designer"Friends & Companions SEW-ALONG" Coming Soon

      Would you like to be part of a first? Make a gorgeous quilt? Meet some new friends? Win some great prizes?   If so, join me in the first Marcus Fabrics designer sew-along. It's called the "Friends & Companions Designer Sew Along" and will feature a 60" square quilt of nine original blocks designed by some of Marcus Fabrics' designers. Here's how it works. August 1 is the start date. Each Friday...
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