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Yesterday | KGWN

Quilts Along the Platte

The 20th annual Quilts Along the Platte, September 19, 20, and 21 at the Rendezvous Center. The quilt show will be open from 10 am to 6 pm on the 19th and 20th and 11 am to 3 pm on the 21st.

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Related Topix: Yoder, WY, Life, Hobbies, Torrington, WY, Sewing

Yesterday | Philly.com

Quilting has been her way of life

Christine Webb has made more quilts than she can count. She said she often finds her husband, Julius Webb, laughing at her response to good news.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Montgomery County, PA, Sewing, Lincoln University, PA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Globe

Northern Lights Quilting Guild to host show Saturday

The Northern Lights Quilting Guild is hosting its biennial quilt show on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ironwood Memorial Building. The show features more than 100 quilts from guild members and other quilters from the area.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ironwood, MI

The Capital-Journal

Search for cool led woman to discover warmth of quilting

Marilyn Meyer, who will be the featured quilter at the Kansas Capital Quilters Guild 2014 quilt show Saturday and Sunday at the Woman's Club of Topeka, 5221 S.W. West Drive, sits on her living room sofa with two of the quilts she will show during the annual event. Although quilts evoke feelings of cozy warmth, Marilyn Meyer discovered her passion for the fabric creations during a quest to cool off.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Topeka, KS, Washburn University, Wichita, KS

KISU-TV Pocatello

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Marianne Fons & Liz Porter, the most popular quilters on public television, continue their quilting series full of fun, in-depth demonstrations on the art and craft of creating beautiful quilts. Beginner or expert, viewers with a passion for quilting will be inspired by Fons and Porter's tips, designs and techniques.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

The Jersey Journal

Courthouse Quilters host biennial 'Quilts in the Mill' show, Oct. 3-5 in Stockton

Courthouse Quilters member Linda Allen proudly displays her quilt, which won first place, Viewer's Choice, at the Quilts in the Mill show in 2012. The guild will hold its biennial show this year from Oct. 3-5 at the Prallsville Mills in Stockton.

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Related Topix: Stockton, NJ, Life, Hobbies

Herald-Citizen

95-year-old quilter got late start

At the age of 95, Virginia Brown has hand-made a number of quilts for her children, grandchildren and other family. Even though she has had to put away her needle and thread because of stiff fingers, she is proud of the pieces of art that she created with hours, months, even years, of hard work and love.

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The Spokesman-Review

In the Garden: Blend of gardening, quilting - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. This is the first time I've been able to write about two passions of mine, gardening and quilting, in the same column.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Hobbies, Blog News, Spokane, WA

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Herald Gazette

Calling All Quilters and Would Be Quilters

With the arrival of fall a quilting circle will be forming at the KCC. FMI call or stop by the Center and chat with Diana Hoping to create a quilt with a significant theme, related to the center, and area, to raffle off to bennefit the spectrum Generations Community Center for future activities!

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PennLive.com

Quilting project benefits program at Greenwood

Perry County Piecemaker Gerry Berger , who sold a winning raffle ticket to Amy Black at last year's New Bloomfield Street Fair, presents the prize - a hand sewn quilt. The Piecemakers, a group of Perry County quilters, raised $500, presenting the proceeds to Greenwood Middle-High School's family and consumer sciences program.

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Related Topix: Perry County, PA, Life, Hobbies, Sewing, Newport, PA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Seeds: Quilters piece together tribute to State Parks

Inspired by their favorite state parks, quilters throughout California pieced together a fitting tribute to a milestone anniversary. And now the public is invited to two parties to celebrate – including one Saturday.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Redding, CA, Sacramento, CA

Weekend

African American Quilt Artist, Pansy Payton Brown, Still Going Strong at 77-Years Old

Could the gift of creativity be found in her name? Named after a beautiful plant, Pansy means "to be remembered". As far back as she could remember she was enamored with the art of quilt-making.

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Related Topix: Pompano Beach, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Life, Hobbies

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Information Technology

BERNINA Introduces Its 16-Needle Embroidery Machine

At 16 needles, it's the home industry's largest and eliminates time spent rethreading between color changes. The E 16 also offers high-speed embroidery up to 1,400 stitches per minute and features a patented narrow cylindrical lower arm -- the smallest cylindrical embroidery arm in the industry.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Embroidery, Sewing

Capital City Weekly

Juneau Calendar for the week of Sept. 10-16

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, Life, Hobbies, Mendenhall Valley, AK, Food, Nutrition, Douglas, AK, Painting, Arts

Hispanic Business

QuiltWeek celebration underway - Sept. 10-13

You don't have to be a member of the American Quilter's Society nor a hard-core hobbyist to take part in the QuiltWeek celebration continuing through . But if you'd like to enhance your sewing skills, learn advanced techniques or simply eyeball the amazing array of quilts on display, then QuiltWeek has you covered.

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The Bennington Banner

QuiltFest returns this weekend at MAUMS

More than 120 quilts will be on display during the 21st Bennington QuiltFest presented by the Quiet Valley Quilters' Guild of Bennington on Saturday, September 13th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mount Anthony Union Middle School on East Road. Many of the quilts have been created by Quiet Valley Quilt Guild members, but the show has entries from all over the country.

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Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Life, Hobbies

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Sew News

Meet the Expert! Q&A with Sulky Educator Carol Ingraham

We recently had the pleasure of chatting with Ellen Osten , one of the fantastic instructors featured in the Sulky Certified Teacher Training Course Magical Thread Art and More. This week, fellow Sulky instructor and accomplished artist Carol Ingraham is giving us a behind-the-scenes look at the course.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Life, Hobbies, Embroidery

WTVC

Quilt Convention Leaves Thousands in Stitches

Thousands of quilters have converged on the Scenic City today for the American Quilter's Society convention. The event is one of the biggest conventions Chattanooga has ever seen with 12-thousands quilters and guests expected.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Life, Hobbies

The Review

Canfield Fair Quilt Winners

Panhandle Peacemakers quilting group members Ann Board, Kay Boyles, Priscilla Lancaster, Bonnie Lemasters, Lorena Brown and Mary Ann Walszczyk stand next to their winning quilts at the recently-concluded 168th annual Canfield Fair. Board and Boyles won second place; Lemasters, Brown and Walszczyk won first place; and Lancaster won third place.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Family's great quilting success

Success: Emma Galbraith at the Braithwate stand at the Harrogate festival with mum and dad, Carole Ann and Andy Mum and daughter Carole and Emma Galbraith had several successes with their work at the Great Northern Quilt Show in Harrogate. And one of the pieces, "Flight of Fancy", which gained a judges' merit in the group category, will be the raffle quilt for the Garstang Patchwork and Quilters exhibition next April.

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