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Craftsy Offers Free QuiltCon Lecture Series

Posted by on Apr 28, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Craftsy, the online crafting community, is offering free access to a series of lectures recorded at QuiltCon in Austin, Texas in 2013.  QuiltCon, the inaugural event of the Modern Quilt Guild, was co-sponsored by Craftsy and a Craftsy production team recorded seven lectures plus the awards ceremony at the show.

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Lost Quilt Come Home

Posted by on Mar 17, 2013 | 0 comments

By Maria Elkins

The Lost Quilt Come Home website  began in 1999 after a shipping company nearly lost of one of my own quilts. It was missing for almost two months before my quilt was finally recovered, but during that time, I was surprised by the wide range of emotions I felt over the loss. I also realized that I was blithely unaware of all the potential hazards a quilt might face. I started the website hoping to raise awareness among quilters so that they could take steps to protect their quilts before anything happened.

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Free 3-Day Access to “The Quilt Show”

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

From March 15th – 17th, 2013, “The Quilt Show,” a web TV site for quilters, hosted by quilt celebrities Alex Anderson and Ricky Timms, will offer free access to many features of their site in honor of National Quilting Day.  There will also be contests with prizes.

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Essential Websites: Quilter’s Cache

Posted by on Jan 27, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

There are a few websites every quilter, or aspiring quilter, should know about.  One of the most important is QuiltersCache.com.  Begun in 1997 by Marcia Hohn, this site is an essential block-pattern resource with patterns and instructions for over 1,400 quilt blocks.

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