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Blog | Stitchin' Post in Sisters, OR
Sisters, Oregon
Interests: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, Gardening
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The Alchemy of Fabric Club- March 2017 Edition: Jean's Greens While it is great to play with colors and theory, sometimes we want to actually use the fabrics in our stashes! So here is an idea of a project that... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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8 Hashtags Every Quilter Should Know (And Use!) From sharing a finished quilt to finding inspiration for a new project hashtags are a great way for the quilting community to come together from all over the world in the comfort... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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The Stitchin’ Post Team calls the March Alchemy of Fabric “Jean’s Greens” because we all know how much she loves green! Last week, Valori made a photo collage inspired by “Jean’s Greens” (the whole image is at the bottom of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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I had a wonderful opportunity this week to work with two of my former students that wanted mentoring on their Art Quilting Journey. They arrived bright and early on Monday morning and we spent the day exploring color in a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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The Alchemy of Fabric Club- March 2017 Edition: Jean's Greens Alchemy by definition is a magical process of transformation, creation or combination of two elements in an attempt to turn them “into gold”. This definition rings so true with the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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The Alchemy of Fabric Club- March 2017 Edition: Jean's Greens This fresh spring green symbolizes new beginnings. Since I was a little girl green has been my favorite color so you can imagine how excited I am about this month’... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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I love changing up pillows on my couch with the seasons. I keep the same pillow forms and just change out the covers. I am very excited about using the running stitch as a decorative accent, and you can see... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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We invite you to join us in creating a “Fabric Story” each month, with the characters of the fabrics we have curated for you. The stash you are building is the artist's palette you will draw from for a creative... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Recently, I was reflecting on when I first started knitting and what I have learned since then. Here are 7 things that I really wish I had known when I first started that would have made me more successful in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Look at what Kayley made! She could hardly wait to cut into this panel when it arrived and this is what she came up with. We named the camel runner "Jasmine" after the camel that Val rode in Moracco. What... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Wow! Annette did a fabulous job on her Wish quilt! She used Valori's new fabric line, Jasmine, and featured the limited edition Jasmine panel. There was even enough fabric leftover after fussy cutting to piece together strips for the binding.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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A new creation has been birthed from Val's ornately carved blocks. After the Jasmine collection was complete, the blocks still had more to say... more story to tell. Following her inspiration, Val prepared the background of the fabric for printing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Inspired by the rich, saturated color, ornate design, and adventures in Morocco, Valori Wells' new fabric line, “Jasmine,” was born... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Greetings from Jean.... The husband of our Cut Goods Coordinator, Tamra Dumolt, has accepted a promotion in his company and Tamra will be moving to Bellevue, WA in November. We are really going to miss her! She is going to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Explore a life lived in stitches and witness the aesthetic evolution of a treasured quiltmaking artist. Immerse yourself in the beauty of detailed, up-close photos that will inspire and delight you. Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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This is a special blog from Jean Wells sharing her granddaughter's first quilt she ever pieced, and quilted herself! When my granddaughters turn eight then I help them to design and make a quilt. Violette had her birthday in July... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Its the sixth and final color from the Simply Color books by Vanessa Christenson from Lucky Spool, Purple. So we picked a project unlike any other to do, a cathedral window place mat. And like every color of the month,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Orange! A citrusy fruit and a bold color in the quilting world. And sometimes a very handy pincushion! This month we are looking at the color orange and what would be better that making an Orange Slice pincushion? Check out... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Happy Spring! With April here and the sun shining more and more, we are so glad to get to the month of YELLOW. We all know a little yellow goes a long way but you really can never have too... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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-- International Quilting Weekend: March 18-20, 2016 The 25th Anniversary of National Quilt Day is March 19, 2016, and The Stitchin' Post is helping The Quilt Show celebrate their Party for International Quilting Weekend. To celebrate the Silver Anniversary of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Coming up this Monday, March 7th, Sue McMahan will be teaching a class based on Tula Pink's "Misdirection" quilt pattern. This is a fun, colorful quilt with a lot of movement--and loads of flying geese going every which way. Sue... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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We decided it was time again for another project from the Simply Color books. And of course, i's GREEN. For the month of March, any product with GREEN (like the cover of the book) is 15% off. So get ready... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Elizabeth Hartman is a quilter, pattern designer, and fan of color from Portland, Oregon. For her, quiltmaking is the perfect combination of creativity and technical challenge, all in the service of making a useful object. Just for you! Together with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Happy Friday! This week really flew by...Quilt Con is just around the corner and I am just about ready to go. A few more bundles to fold this weekend. Today I wanted to share with you my Highlighter Rocks with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Mixology An interesting word... I grabbed on to this word when I thought about how we, as quilt artists, make fabric choices. I have always loved scrap quilts, and opportunities to choose interesting textures as well as colors. When I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post