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  • You can Quilt it!

    Posted: 11 December 2013 at 4 a.m.

    Check out what's been going on at the studio this fall! Lots of renters getting their quilts done!

    For more pictures, go to our New Blog:  http://www.madaboutquilts.blogspot.com and click on the post titled "You Can Quilt it!"

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  • Quilt is a Special Reminder of Home

    Posted: 25 November 2012 at 9:44 a.m.

    Have you ever made a quilt to go off to college with a loved one? I bet many of you have. It's definitely on unique gift and a special reminder of home that can get many a college student through the homesick blues!

    I had the pleasure of making ...

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  • Blog Hop Party Winner

    Posted: 4 September 2012 at 5:32 a.m.

    ANNOUNCING THE WINNER TO OUR BLOG HOP PARTY!!

    THE WINNER IS.........Lori Morton!!   CONGRATULATIONS!!!

     

    Thanks to everyone who participated! This was our first, but won't be our last, Blog Hop Party. It was great hearing from so many quilters, and we hope you'll follow along with us as ...

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  • Join The Blog Hop Party!

    Posted: 24 August 2012 at 5 a.m.

    We are participating in the Quilter's Blog Hop Party at The Quilting Gallery.

     

    This is our first Blog Hop Party … let’s have some FUN!

    Here's what you can win:

    8 gorgeous batik fat quarters and one of our brand new quilt patterns, 'Batik Jungle'.

     

    Just leave one ...

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  • Fun With Free-Motion!

    Posted: 9 June 2011 at 8:37 a.m.

     

     

    Basic Longarming Class-1 (Medium)

     Saturday was our most recent Basic Longarming Techniques Class and it was a big success! We had very enthusiastic quilters eager to try practicing free-motion quilting designs from the front of the longarm machines.  Good company and lots to do made the two hour class fly by.  If you are ...

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  • Taking a day off

    Posted: 5 June 2011 at 7:18 p.m.

    Baseball Game (Medium)

    Sometimes you just need to take a day off! Well, Dora and I took some time and went to the Red Sox game today. What a beautiful day. The sky was clear, full sun all day long, and we had a great time. Especially since the Red Sox won!

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  • Great Fun At Local Quilt Show

    Posted: 24 March 2011 at 8:40 a.m.


    We had a busy and fun-filled two days at the quilt show for the Rhododendron Needlers Quilt Guild, in Canton, MA this past weekend, 3/19 and 3/20.   It was a wonderful weekend, spent promoting our Longarm Rental Program, selling fabric and, of course, sharing chocolate with everyone.

    RNQG Booth2 (300x236)

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  • Still Waiting To Quilt!

    Posted: 20 November 2010 at 5:33 p.m.

    Well my lofty goal of quilting a customer quilt plus two others was a bit too optimistic after all. But most importantly I did finish my customer's quilt and she loved it! We are currently running in to a backlog problem where we have one machine and many users ...

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  • Can't Wait to Quilt!

    Posted: 3 November 2010 at 5:43 a.m.

    My goal for today: finish quilting a wall hanging for a customer AND quilt two small table-topper quilts of my own! I know, a lofty goal, but that's all I have on the schedule for today, so I'm confident! It'll be a great feeling to finish a ...

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  • Open house 9/26

    Posted: 6 October 2010 at 12:58 p.m.

    Our open house on the 26th of September was a great success!  Dora and I would like to thank everyone that came and supported us through that day and every day.   The Studio has never looked so good.  We had our customers quilts displayed on every bare spot that we ...

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  • Springtime-continued

    Posted: 2 May 2010 at 5:53 a.m.

    Spring-did I also mention that I am not a big fan of yard work? And who invented the concept of mulch? Yes, it looks nice, may help keep the moisture in for your plants and shrubs a bit, but aren't we just throwing our money in to the ground ...

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  • Springtime

    Posted: 29 April 2010 at 7:47 a.m.

    Sunshine-finally! It's been a dreary week but today is sunny and beautiful and the weekend forecast looks great. Spring means new blooms, green lawns and time to get outside! Lots of yard work, cleanup, mulching, etc, but it feels great to be outside again. Can't wait for the ...

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  • Back down to business

    Posted: 27 April 2010 at 10:06 a.m.

    Well we had our time off, now it's time to get back down to business.  Dora and I had a wonderful time at MQX this year.  It was much closer to where we live so this year we decided to commute.  While it was easy to do I think ...

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  • Day off from Quilting

    Posted: 20 April 2010 at 7:53 a.m.

    Although everywhere I looked I saw another quilting design I had to take the day off.  My daughter, Alicia, ran the Boston Marathon yesterday and my husband and I went in to cheer her on.  It was not exactly the easiest thing to do, but it had to be done ...

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  • Open House

    Posted: 18 April 2010 at 6:20 a.m.

    We're excited about our Open House this week! If you've been looking to try out a longarm, here's your chance. It's Thursday, 4/22, 2-4pm and 6:30-8:30pm.  We'll have the machine loaded with a sample and ready for you to get your hands ...

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  • Gone To MQX

    Posted: 16 April 2010 at 4:22 a.m.

    The Machine Quilters Expo is here in our backyards this year because it moved to Providence, RI. We're very happy to have it so close, which means we get to spend more time at the show and taking classes. One of the few times of the year we do ...

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  • Charity Quilt

    Posted: 28 January 2010 at 10:12 a.m.

    It's been a while since I have Blogged, but hopefully I'll be able to get back to it a bit more this year.  I'm looking forward to finishing a few new things that have been in the works for a while now, but never completed. Right now ...

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  • Busy November

    Posted: 29 November 2009 at 8:48 p.m.

    Well, I finally feel that I have a little extra time to write another blog.  Dora and I have been sewing like crazy women to meet some deadlines.  Well the deadlines have been met and now we are taking a little breather.
    Our Studio is finally complete.  We are so ...

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  • Busy Fall

    Posted: 28 October 2009 at 4:41 a.m.

    This month has been so busy we hardly have time to eat! Maybe a good thing, considering the upcoming holidays, anyway! Our Open House at Arworks, (263 N. Main St, Mansfield, MA) last Sat. night was a success! If you missed it, many of our quilts are still on display ...

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