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Blog | Stitchin' Post in Sisters, OR
Sisters, Oregon
Interests: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, Gardening
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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 4 days ago 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 6 days ago 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
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The Souks.... A combination the entire Mystic collection and Kona Cottons..... The Souks is the open air marketplace in the medina (center) of Marrakesh.... it is a maze of tiny stalls and vendors with every possible product you could need....I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Its the season of love, and what better way to show it by making the LOVE pillow from the Simply Color RED book. Kristin Shields (pictured) and Gin were on the task to help make this month's sample, and said... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Hello... I have been working on my newest collection of fabric for fall...the designing phase and got so caught up yesterday that I forgot to post... good grief. At least it was because I was on a really good roll....Anyhow....... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Winter and Spring Classes are open and waiting to be filled! We have a big line up for quilting, sewing and knitting classes for January through June. We had our Class Preview Party on January 9th, but we still have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Happy Friday!!! It is a beautiful blue sky day here in Sisters...perfect day to share with you my Mystic Blue quilt that is made out of the blue palette in the Mystic collection and Kona Cottons. This quilt is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Of The Earth I am very excited to be invited to teach for MISA in their Tucson program. I picked my "Of the Earth" workshop as I felt it would fit in with that part of the country. Come see... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post
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Hello Friends.... I love embroidery. Over the years I have embroidered bits and pieces of my fabric designs. Adding stitching to quilts, bags, and pillows whatever I can think of that will add a little more texture and color to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at Blog | Stitchin' Post