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

It's Pet Week for the Marcus Makers

This week the Marcus family of designers and sewistss will be sharing their pets.  So without further ado, meet our rescue dog Daisy. She is a fourteen year old Shepherd mix that we adopted when she was less than a year old. When she first arrived home with us, she was quite skittish and liked to curl up in little spaces under tables and behind chairs. We thought maybe she'd feel more secure if she had her own little space,......D1
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A Red-trospective

As Fall Quilt Market is coming at us like a speeding locomotive, we, meaning the folks at Marcus Fabrics/Studio 37 and my fellow designers, want to share with you.  Each week has a designated theme and this week's theme is "favorite color". Along with fellow designers Pam Buda (Heartspun Quilts) and Karen Styles (Somerset Patchwork) my favorite color is RED. Red and green is one of my favorite combinations.  Now that's not necessarily Christmas red and......FullSizeRender
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Quilt Market--Pittsburgh More Pics Part 1

Here are photos from other booths at Quilt Market. Sorry I didn't get more. I was having too much fun soaking it all in.Quilt Market, Pittsburgh 2014Quilt Market, Pittsburgh 2014Quilt Market, Pittsburgh 2014Quilt Market, Pittsburgh 2014Quilt Market, Pittsburgh 2014

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Quilt Market, Pittsburgh 2014
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Quilt Market--Pittsburgh

Here is our booth. On the far left wall are quilts fron Strip It Three Ways: Series 2. On the back wall, left to right: Playa Del Sol, Bloom Love, Flowering Hearts, Color Love Block of the Month, Amish With a Twist (Lightens Up color way).On the table is a quilt from Strip It Three Ways: Series 3. Playa Del Sol, Bloom Love, Flowering Hearts, and the Color Love BOM are all made with fabrics ......quilt market pittsburgh
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Color Love Block of the Month Coming Soon-The Quilt!

Okay, so a while back I showed off my upcoming Color Love fabric collection from Marcus Fabrics with a sneak peek at an applique block. Since we leave tomorrow for Spring Quilt Market, I thought it might be a good time to show a few images of the Color Love BOM quilts. The reason I say "quilts", plural, is because there are two versions of the same quilt: an applique version and a pieced version. The......color love applique quilt
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