The Quilters Circle Podcast: Mary Hertel

You can call me by my nickname “Marney”, but my real name is Mary Hertel.  I design paper pieced patterns.  I am an art instructor, pattern designer, mother and friend. You can find me in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but I do not have a “brick and mortar” shop. I sell on-line and at Quilt Shows around my area.  You may also find some of my patterns at your local quilt shop. I’ve had a super creative drive all of my life.  My designs are fueled by my past.  Growing up in a rural farm community gave me a love for nature and animals, as you will see from my designs. 

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The Quilters Circle Podcast: Mary and Jen Cannizzaro

Mary Cannizzaro and Jen Cannizzaro are mother and daughter, friends and business partners. They are two of the most energetic people you will ever meet. In 2014, the duo opened Cannizzaro Creations, a quilting studio in Rockland, Massachusetts. They began longarm quilting for many quilters in the area, with Mary traveling to Massachusetts a few times a month to quilt. They have been commissioned to created dozens of quilts for fans of their work.

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Baskets and Blooms Week 7

Welcome to the last week of our Baskets and Blooms Quilt Block Challenge! How have the last 6 weeks gone for you? It's gone by so quickly, and now it's time for the finishing instructions. This challenge features a quilt designed by Toby Lischko of Gateway Quilts and Stuff.

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The Quilters Circle Podcast: Catherine Redford

Catherine Redford was born in England where she learned to knit and sew as a young girl. After relocating from London to Naperville, Illinois, she learned to quilt and never looked back. She's an award-winning quilter, an active member of her local guilds, and a popular teacher at the local and national level. Catherine is a frequent magazine contributor and has enjoyed being a guest on Quilting Arts TV.

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Baskets and Blooms Week 6

Welcome to week 6 of our Baskets and Blooms Quilt Block Challenge! How have the last 5 weeks gone for you? We love seeing what you’ve been working one! This challenge features a quilt designed by Toby Lischko of Gateway Quilts and Stuff. This week we will be making four blocks!

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The Quilting and Sewing Sweepstakes Official Rules

The Quilting and Sewing Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Sweepstakes Entry Period/Sponsor: The Quilting and Sewing Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Central Time (“CT”) on 05/26/20 and ends at 11:59:59 PM CT on 06/23/20 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Sponsor:…

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Baskets and Blooms Week 5

Welcome to week 5 of our Baskets and Blooms Quilt Block Challenge! How have your blocks been going? We love seeing what you’ve been working one! This challenge features a quilt designed by Toby Lischko of Gateway Quilts and Stuff. This week we will be making two blocks!

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The Quilters Circle Podcast: MJ Kinman

I like to tell people I make the biggest diamonds in the world. The adventure started nearly 30 years ago when an image of a gorgeous gem captured my imagination. As a new quiltmaker, I was unsure how to transform that image into a quilt, but knew there had to be a way. I began searching for the right techniques and, seven years later, made my first gem. My series entitled “Bourbon Diamonds” celebrates Kentucky’s favorite spirit. My current series is based on the National Gem Collection at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

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Baskets and Blooms Week 4

How is your quilt block challenge going? It’s week four and the vision of a beautiful quilt is coming together. Let’s keep your momentum going for our Baskets and Blooms Quilt Block Challenge! This challenge features a quilt designed by Toby Lischko of Gateway Quilts and Stuff. This week we will be making three blocks!…

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