Curated Quilts magazine featuring Curved piecing for Quilters
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Quilting Interest, Recommended Reading

Real Curve Appeal: Curated Quilts issue 7

I wasn't familiar with Curated Quilts other than seeing mentions on Instagram...until my friend Cassandra said she had entered a mini quilt in their curves piecing challenge. My ears perked up! Curved piecing challenge? While I was too late at that point to join that fun, an amazing coincidence came a few days later: another quilting friend, Cheryl Arkison, sent me a message that she was writing an article for the Curated Quilts issue on curves and would I offer some input. I love things like this! While I missed the chance to submit something for the challenge, I still...

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black and white and colorful quilt by Jackie Kunkel, pattern in book, "splash of color"
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Quilting Interest, Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading: Splash of Color!

There is a new quilt pattern book for quilters now available, and it is different than everything we have seen recently. Splash of Color was written by Jackie Kunkel (owner of shop Canton Village Quilt Works) and offers a feast of fun patterns for quilters of all styles. (keep reading, you have a chance to win an E-copy of the book!) The concept of Splash of Color is combining black and white fabrics as "neutrals" with brightly colored prints. You won't find a quilt in this book made from a single designer collection, no trendy stuff...just classic-style quilts perfect for using...

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Broken V quilt by Sharon McConnell. pattern by Christa Watson, fabrics by Alison Glass and Tula Pink
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Giveaway, Quilting Interest

Machine Quilting With Style: Broken V Quilt

It is my turn to write about the new book, Machine Quilting with Style, by Christa Watson and the quilt I made using one of the patterns, Broken V. The book was just released by Martingale and is for sale, Here (signed copy from Christa). I met Christa last November at Sewtopia in Salt Lake City. We sat at the same table and really hit it off. I was excited when she asked if I wanted to preview her first book and take part in the blog tour showing off some of the projects featured. Regular readers of my blog have...

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