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March 21 2012 Quilting Newsletter

Knock, knock, it’s me again. How are you this week? I do hope you are keeping well and getting some quilting done. I’m trying very hard to keep a steady flow of hours on my quilts that I hope to enter in my guild’s Quilt Show in October. I know I have to remain consistent with my time and spend at least 1-2 hours a day on them. It’s easier said than done! Anyway, I’m very much an optimistic quilter so I’ll push on in total belief that I’ll get them finished! (Sand and my head are one on many occasions!)

Last week I reviewed a great book titled “Beginner's Guide to Art Quilts Book” This is a great book, published by Leisure Arts and Banar Designs. Here’s a link to that article for you: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art174327.asp

Don’t forget the Quilting forum is there for you to use. You can post queries, comments or just have a chat with other quilters. To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Quilting located here –

So onto my goodies for you this week. Have fun!

http://toastiestudio.blogspot.com/2011/12/christmas-tutorial-advent-pyramid-pouch.html Pyramid Purse tutorial

http://sew4home.com/projects/storage-solutions/1034-modas-half-moon-modern-sewing-room-task-basket extremely practical and wouldn’t it look nice on your sewing table?

http://www.fashioningtech.com/profiles/blogs/3d-printed-tapestry-glasses if you don’t like wearing glasses, you might change your mind after seeing these

http://www.happytogethercreates.com/2010/01/sweetheart-pin-cushion-tutorial.html I know, but I can’t help myself!!

http://quilttaffy.blogspot.com/2008/03/animal-friend-tutorial.html an elephant softie

http://jennicanknit.blogspot.com/2011/12/scrappy-suitcases.html love this idea of a scrapped up suitcase – easily done with spray adhesive and fabric.

http://fiberreflections.blogspot.com/2011/11/quilt-festival-pictures-at-last.html an awesome selection of quilts – take the time to really have a close look – yes they’re all quilts!!

http://design-seeds.com/index.php/search/category/autumn have some fun with this marvellous site, on colour

http://jolenlovestosew.blogspot.com/2011/12/simple-applique-tutorial.html a simple appliqué tutorial for you

Well, dear readers, I must away and work on my quilts before lunch. Stay busy and keep well.
Cheerio for now

Judie Bellingham, Quilting Editor

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