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Hawaiian Appliqué Quilt – Suzanne Jarvis

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My daughter goes to Hawaii often with her job and every time she brings me back a few fat quarters. I ended up with a drawer full of them! When I saw Amanda’s Hawaiian Appliqué quilt project on the BERNINA USA site, I thought, “What a perfect project for those fat quarters.”


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Make New Hotpads from Old

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Dana from Made has a fabulous idea for taking plain old hotpads and spicing them up by cutting them into a new shape and adding fresh bias tape trim,


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Flowers and More Flowers!

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Here’s a peek at some of the projects I’ve been stitching with the new embroidery collections, Bold & Beautiful and Stitches ‘n Bloom. Both are beautiful as well as versatile. Look for them at your local BERNINA dealership.


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Heart Art

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Happy Valentine’s Day! This sweet little “Heart” Art ornament is by Diane Gloystein, National Educator representing Sulky of America, and a BERNINA National Artistan.


Swoon Blocks

Have you fallen for Swoon?

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If you haven’t yet seen Camille Roskelly’s newest quilt design Swoon, check out some of the Swoon inspiration we’ve found!


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“Be Still My Heart” Pieced Block Tutorial

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Learn how to make a very pretty pieced heart quilt block for Valentine’s Day from Jacquie at Tallgrass Prairie Studio. Turn your heart into a pillow, make a few extras for a table runner, or stitch up a quilt full of love.


New Dog Coat from an Old Jacket by Diana Durkes

New Dog Coat from an Old Jacket by Diana Durkes

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Keep your best friend cozy and stylish when she’s out in the elements with this tutorial and resizable pattern for a dog coat. For the raw materials, you can tap into the never-ending supply of jackets in thrift stores and yard sales.


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Nancy Prince on TheQuiltShow.com February 13-26

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Nancy Prince’s new book, Thread Painting with Style, is a great place to start your thread painting adventures. Spend some time with Nancy as she talks about her new book on TheQuiltShow.com – Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims’ website – February 13-26. Read on for more details!


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United Nations Group Makes New York-Themed Quilts

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One of the best things about keeping in touch with former students is to be able to see how they progress. We just received this wonderful picture from a group of wives of United Nations delegates that had been students here 2 years ago.


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Just SEW It! A Pile of Pillows, February 9

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Join us on February 9th for One Pillow – Three Ways: Easy, Easier, Easiest! We’ll make one clean and simple, one with double cording detail, and a third with a mitered border. Choose that one you like best or make all three for a new look in your home.