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I recently received a review copy Amy Friend’s beautiful new book, Intentional Piecing, from Lucky Spool Media. Intentional Piecing Details Title: Intentional Piecing: From Fussy Cutting to Foundation Piecing Author: Amy Friend Softcover, 159 pages, published by Lucky Spool Media List Price: $28.95 Why I Would Recommend a Friend Take a Look The projects in the book are clever, […]

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The Paper-Pieced Home - jacket art

  I recently received a review copy of Penny Layman’s The Paper-Pieced Home from Interweave/F+W. I’ve really enjoyed reading through the book (in between packing and moving), and chose to make the Layer Cake Block (block #4). I don’t have a lot of sewing time right now, and I’m also not great at decorating and […]

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Are you familiar with Dana Bolyard from Old Red Barn Co? Dana’s blog was one of the very first I started reading… I think I have been reading about as long as she has been writing (2007!) I have always enjoyed Dana’s blog because it wasn’t *just* about quilting–she shares so many of the things […]

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Blakesley_Quilting with a modern slant

Quite some time ago, I met members of the Boston Modern Quilt Guild at Quilt Market, and one of them introduced me to their then-President, Rachel May. At the time, Rachel was working on a dissertation on modern quilting and narrative, I believe. I’m sure many of you are familiar with the result of this […]

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