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Gina Perkes, the artist in our current program (Click Here: Episode 308), is again involved in a fabulous quilt.  Take a look:

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As I travel around the country - I have the delightful pleasure of meeting MANY MANY quilters!!!! Although we all look different and come in all range of ages, I especially love it when I meet young quilters. As such the case with Holly! Check out her work - WOW! And it looks like she is getting the judges attention also. Nice job Holly and CONGRATS on the ribbons!

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Congratulations to moonwoman for her outstanding quilt exhibited at PIQF.

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Did you get to attend the PIQF in Santa Clara, California? The show runs all weekend (October 16-19) and is a great show to visit.  It has wonderful quilts and many of our friends--Superior Threads (Bob & Heather Purcell), Cranberry Quiltworks (Gina Halladay-Quiltersbuzz.com), John Flynn &  Brooke (John is joining us in Season 4), Bernina, Gammill and many more. 

It's better to see the show in person but you will attend with TQS.  Join us as we show a sample of the quilts this year.  Embellishments and texture were everywhere.  Colors were outstanding and, of course, the wonderful Japanese quilts.  Over the next 5 days you will get a special view of a sample of the exciting quilts at the show. Come back often as the quilts will change every couple of hours.  Lots of quilts to see.

 

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Once again, the quilters are going to descend on Alden Lane, in Livermore, CA. January 21,22 & 23, 2009. I will be teaching an extended workshop based on my book Simply Stars. The price is $250.00 and it includes lunch every day. To register you can email Cyndee at cyndeec@aldenlane.com or call at 925-447-0280. This class is my "signature" class and it is rare I have the delicious opportunity to teach it in a extended format - I look forward to this event and hope you can join us!

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First Clue: This year once again, Ricky and I were unanimous with our vote - no discussion needed at all! We will let you know before the show airs, who this years pick was - but let the tease begin. This years person, is not only a quilter but a master gardener- His/Her pepper jam was to die for!

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Ok, this time I'll give you the answers, but you have to figure out which block it applies to.


Broken Sugar Bowl/May Basket

Double hour Glass

6 pt Star

Cake Stand/Fruit Basket

Old Maid's Puzzle

Check my comments for the answer.  How did you do?

 

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Photo by Gregory Case

Join us tonight at 4:00pm Pacific/7:00pm Eastern (02:00 GMT on October 16, 2008) as we unlock the mysteries hidden in a puzzle quilt with our Chat room "Featured Guest", Paula Nadelstern.  Pick up tips on fabric and block selection, as well as other tricks from the master of fabric manipulation.  It's sure to be an hour of fun, creativity, and learning.  Watch Episode 307 with Paula here. 


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