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From the Bookshelf II – Madeleine Roberg

A few years ago I picked up The Practical Guide to Patchwork by Elizabeth Hartman, because I was looking to see how quilt patterns were written and her book was one of the newest books at the local library. When … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf II – Ellen Rushman

One of my favorite project books of late has been Sunday Morning Quilts by Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkison.  All the projects are intended to use up scraps.  Scrappy quilts are totally my favorites, so I was pumped to … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf II

Another week has flown by! Madeleine and I are working on a couple of book reviews.  Tomorrow’s post will be on Sunday Morning Quilts and Ellen’s Monday morning makings inspired by the book.  On Thursday we’ll hear from Ms. Madeleine … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf – Madeleine Roberg

At the International Quilt Festival – Long Beach I fell in love with a quilt called Sashiko I by Helene Blanchet. You can see the quilt here but the picture doesn’t do it justice. When I got home from the … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf – Ellen Rushman

While I do love a good book in terms of reading, it’s also nice to get lost in a picture book. Enter Textile Designs Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period. … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf…

Stay tuned this week as Ellen and Madeleine share their thoughts on two old but classic textile books. On Tuesday, Ellen will share her thoughts on Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, … Continue reading

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