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Judge Remarks: Madeleine Roberg

  Congratulations Krishna on winning the Map the Geography of your Life challenge, we hope that one day a crowd of fabric loving women will be storming the escalator eager to get their hands on Krishna Chavda’s  latest collection. My … Continue reading

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SNOWED IN

Nebraska has snow!  After a mild winter, we got about six inches of snow overnight, and it is continuing to blanket the city.  Madeleine is without power, but thankfully mine is still on.  For how long, we’ll see… Bad weather … Continue reading

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Updates from the “Field”

The last few days have been very exciting at The Printed Bolt! Our pool of Guest Judges continues to grow.  Today we added Julie Owens and Vanessa Wilson. Check out all our guest judges here! We have received our first … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Repeat

Repeat = Fabric Design Competition The competition will run for five months with monthly challenges and eliminations.  Challenges will be judged by Madeleine, Ellen, a variety of guest judges, and you!  Readers will help determine the contestants’ fate.  Ten talented … Continue reading

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, The Life and Times of The Printed Bolt

In the fall of 2010 we met at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum.  As students, by day we focused on the past, whereas by night, we were immersed in the future of quilting.  After finishing our school related … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Ellen

My mom grew up in a town that smells like chocolate. I don’t know what my dad’s childhood town smelled like. My parents met in sunny Los Angeles. I was born a bit later in Hollywood. My little brother and … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Madeleine

America was at war in Vietnam. My father enlisted to avoid the draft. My dad deserted. The Canadian Navy opened up to women. My mother joined on a dare. They met in Mexico. They chased each other around the world. … Continue reading

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