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Books & Software

American Quilter's Society
www.americanquilter.com

Electric Quilt Co., The
www.electricquilt.com

Martingale & Co.
www.martingale-pub.com

Professional Quilter, The
www.professionalquilter.com

Fabric Manufacturers

Blank Quilting
www.blankquilting.com

Elizabeth’s Studio
www.elizabethsstudio.com

Henry Glass & Co.
www.henryglassfabrics.com

Northcott Silk/Monarch
www.northcott.com

RJR Fabrics
www.rjrfabrics.com

Troy Corp.
www.troy-corp.com

Westminster Fibers
www.westminsterfibers.com

Wilmington Prints
www.wilmingtonprints.com

Frames

Grace Frame Company
www.graceframe.com

Hinterberg Design
www.hinterberg.com

Kits, Patterns & Catalogs

Cotton Capers Quilt Shop
www.cottoncapersquiltshop.com

Crafter’s Corner
www.kycrafterscorner.com

Heartbeat Quilts
www.heartbeatquilts.com

Pam Bono Designs
www.pambonodesigns.com

Pine Tree Country Quilts
www.pinetreecountryquilts.com

Shabby Fabrics
www.shabbyfabrics.com

Teacher's Pet, The
www.the-teachers-pet.com

Whims
www.whims.cc

Machines & Accessories

A-1 Quilting Machines
www.800longarm.com

ABM International
www.abminternational.com

KenQuilt Mfg.
www.kenquilt.com

Nolting Manufacturing
www.nolting.com

Tin Lizzie
www.tinlizzie18.com

Miscellaneous

Downy
downy.com

Franciscan Guest House
www.franciscanguesthouse.com

Jim Shore Designs
www.kpw.com

TNC Enterprises
www.tncenterprises.net

The Dream Rocket
www.thedreamrocket.com

Quilt Shops

eQuilter.com
www.equilter.com

Fabric Art Shop
www.fabricartshop.com

Quilt Basket
www.quiltbasket.com

Quilter's Roost
www.quiltersroost.com

Shows, Classes & Cruises

Lquilt
www.lquilt.com

Machine Quilters Expo
www.mqxshow.com

Quilt Canada 2010
www.canadianquilter.com

Road to California
www.road2ca.com

World of Quilts Travel
www.worldofquiltstravel.com

Thread Manufacturers

Coats & Clark
www.coatsandclark.com

Tools & Supplies

Block Butler
www.blockbutler.com

Creative Curves
www.creativecurves.com

Little Foot Ltd.
www.littlefoot.net

Stencil Company
www.quiltingstencils.com

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

January 2010

PROJECTS

Snow Crystals
by HEIDI PRIDEMORE
Pieced by Kathy Norton
Quilted by Doris Pridemore
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Metallic print fabrics add sparkle to this easy appliqué lap quilt.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 63
   (32 pieced, 31 appliqué)
Finished quilt size: 56" x 68"

Kit Ordering Information

Snow Crystals

Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness Lodge
by LUCY A. FAZELY and MICHAEL L. BURNS
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

A river runs through it! Fly-fishermen and outdoorsmen will love this square-in-a-square block quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 20
   (10 Block A, 10 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 69" x 81"

Kit Ordering Information

Snowbirds
by PEARL LOUISE KRUSH
Fabric courtesy of Troy Corp.

Birds of a feather enjoying the weather! Quick piecing and fusible appliqué were used to create this winter welcome banner.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 16" x 26"

Kit Ordering Information

Snowbirds

Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones
by ROXANE HEPKER
Fabric courtesy of Northcott

Fabrics that have the sheen of polished granite add luster to traditional Double Nine-Patch and Snowball blocks.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 12" x 12"
Number of blocks: 32
   (20 Block A, 12 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 82" x 96"

Kit Ordering Information



Time in the Cabin

by DONNA HAAS
Fabric courtesy of Henry Glass & Co.

Hourglass block centers were combined with Log Cabin borders to create a fabulous scrappy quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 63
   (32 Block A, 31 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 76" x 93"

Kit Ordering Information
Time in the Cabin

Winter in the Country

Winter in the Country
by DONNA HAAS
Fabric courtesy of Wilmington Prints

Picture this! Half-square triangle units form a decorative frame around a tranquil winter scene.

Skill level: Beginner
Block size sewn into quilt: 6" x 6"
Number of blocks: 14
Finished quilt size: 42" x 48"

Kit Ordering Information

Victorian Lane
by HELEN WEINMAN
Quilted by Julie Lariviere
Fabric courtesy of Northcott

Easy strip piecing makes this romantic floral twin-size quilt quick to assemble.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 11" x 11"
Number of blocks: 24
Finished quilt size: 56" x 78"

Kit Ordering Information

Victorian Lane


Seasons of the Loon

Seasons of the Loon
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of Elizabeth's Studio

A northern lake and the beauty of the loon are showcased in this
charming little wall hanging.

Skill level: Beginner
Finished quilt size: 32" x 38"

Kit Ordering Information

Simply Chic
by LUCY A. FAZELY and MICHAEL L. BURNS
Fabric courtesy of Exclusively Quilters

Let's get dressed! Stylized florals and elegant paisleys were used to create this "simply chic" accessory.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 13½" x 27"

Kit Ordering Information

Simply Chic

Bloom Wherever You Are

Bloom Wherever You Are
by WENDY SHEPPARD
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Plant an indoor garden with pieced Double Tulip blocks in cheerful fabrics!

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 9
   (8 Block A, 1 Block B)
Finished quilt size: 32" x 32"


Kit Ordering Information

Its a Boy!
by PINE TREE COUNTRY QUILTS
Fabric courtesy of FreeSpirit

Baby animal and toy prints were used to make a little quilt for a newborn or toddler.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 5" x 6"
Number of blocks: 28
   (14 Block A, 7 Block B, 7 setting)
Finished quilt size: 37" x 48"

Kit Ordering Information

Its a Boy!


Saltwater Taffy

Saltwater Taffy
by CHRISTINE STAINBROOK
Fabric courtesy of Blank Quilting

Taffy pull! One paper-pieced block, rotated several ways, resulted in this scrumptious lap quilt.

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced
Block size sewn into quilt: 8" x 8"
Number of blocks: 15
Finished quilt size: 40" x 56"

Kit Ordering Information


Dinosaur Dan
by ERIN WITT
Fabric courtesy of FreeSpirit

Simple half-square and quarter-square triangle blocks form a sawtooth design around a darling appliquéd baby dinosaur motif.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 4" x 4"
Number of blocks: 88
  (28 Block A, 28 Block B, 16 Block C,
   4 Block D, 8 Block E, 4 Block F)
Finished quilt size: 48" x 48"

Kit Ordering Information

Dinosaur Dan

Waving Old Glory

Waving Old Glory
by TOBY LISCHKO
Pieced by Dolores Keaton
Fabric courtesy of RJR Fabrics

Red, white, and blue prints were used in alternating Cross Country and Hourglass blocks to create a scrappy quilt with a patriotic theme.

Skill level: Intermediate
Block size sewn into quilt: 9" x 9"
Number of blocks: 35
   (18 Block A, 10 Block B, 7 Block C)
Finished quilt size: 64" x 82"

Kit Ordering Information


Buffalo Bill
by ROXANE HEPKER
Fabric courtesy of Windham Fabrics

Take aim at Flying Geese with "Buffalo Bill" Cody and Annie Oakley! Wherever they went with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, people followed. The fabrics in this quilt were inspired by artifacts from William Cody's life and archives in Cody, Wyoming.

Skill level: Intermediate
Finished quilt size: 70" x 77"

Kit Ordering Information

Buffalo Bill


FEATURES

Murder and Mayhem
with Earlene Fowler

Quilt Camp at Sea: 2009 New England Cruise for a Cure

Jim & Jan Shore’s Passion for Quilts

Off to Africa: A Quilter's Journey
by Bailey Wolff

Pieces of the Past:
The "Lobster Claw": A Family Quilt with Mysteries
by Patricia L. Cummings

THE MACHINE QUILTER

Breaking The Mold: Thread Artist Ellen Anne Eddy

Preparing Your Quilt for Machine Quilting
by Cate Tallman-Evans

A Phenomenon Called Ferret
by Deb Roberts

Ferret Fabrications: A Gallery of Quilts

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