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February 28, 2012

Spring is in the air. While the calendar still says February, the air is getting a little warmer and the snow showers are turning into thundershowers. Are you quilting for the season? We would love to see the projects you are making. Please don’t forget to snap a picture of your finished projects and send us an email so we can see and share your talents. Emails can be sent to We look forward to hearing from you.

Happy Quilting!

Quilt with the Stars

Nancy Mahoney

Tune into Quilt with the Stars! Each issue of Love of Quilting will feature a quilting celebrity, her sewing space, and a trunk show of her work. Our quilting celebrity for the March/April 2012 issue is Nancy Mahoney. Watch Nancy’s interview with Mary Fons and view the slideshow of Nancy’s studio.



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Original Sewing & Quilt Expo News

The machines are in motion! Set your hands to practice perfect machine quilting in any of the machine quilting classes at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo – and test drive a new machine in the process!  Longarm workshops in Atlanta with Pam Clarke and Regina Carter…in Chicago with Mary Nordeng, Dusty Farrell and Nelly Vilieikis… and in home machine workshops check out the walking foot, free-motion quilting and much, much more. Visit the Expo in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland and Worcester this spring. Get the complete 2012 calendar and all the details when you visit   

Spring Bonus Quilt Design


This Easy Quilts Bonus Quilt is sure to get you in the mood for spring!

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What’s Happening on Quilty?

Tisket-a-Tasket: Let’s Make a Basket with Ebony Love

We reconnect with longarmer, quilter, and crafter (triple threat) Ebony Love to co-teach this darling basket block with some traditional hand-basted, hand-appliqué techniques.

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Sew & Tell

Pineapple Punch Pincushions Galore!
Submitted by Bett Stiefel from Zephyrhills, FL

This is a picture of the Pineapple Punch pincushion from the January/February issue of Love of Quilting.

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Never Too Old to Start Quilting
Submitted by Ruth Kufeldt from Constantine, MI

I love the Ozark table topper pattern! I have made at least 20 of them.

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Flip Flops for Christmas
Submitted by Sandee Thompson from Franklin, OH

When my 14-year-old great niece decorated her room in a beach theme, I knew the Flip Flop quilt would be an ideal accent.

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If you’ve made a project from Love of Quilting magazine or one of our books, we’d love to see it and hear your story. Please note that due to the large volume of photos we receive, we cannot acknowledge receipt. Send a color photo and brief description of your project to

Quilters Club of America – Community Update

We are offering two chances to win in the February Sponsor Spotlight. Enter to win a Mark Lipinski Basics Collection Kit from Aurifil or one of three Quilt Kit Prizes from Hoffman Fabrics. Thank you to our sponsors!

Watch our newest Video Tip: Iron On Reminder.

Enter the February Member’s Survey Contest: If you could quilt with anyone for one day, who would it be?

The newest QCA poll is available on the QCA homepage through the month of February.  We want to know, based on your quilting style, What Valentine’s Day Gift Would You Be?

60,000 + fans can’t be wrong, Quilters Club of America’s Facebook page is a great place to enter contests, get your questions answered, and talk about your favorite pastime…Quilting! “Like” us today and get up-to-date information from the world of quilting.

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