Denver Fabric: A Weekend Guide for Classin’ It Up, A Mile High

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Come, my fellow quilters, let's visit Denver fabric shops, food and fun! This city is walkable. It’s beautiful. It really actually is exactly one mile high. Denver is home to yes, some really crazy conspiracy theories (just Google some info on the airport…) but also some amazing food, fabric, and if that wasn’t enough, it also has 300 days of sunshine a year.

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The Best Embroidery Machine for Your Budget

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The BEST embroidery machine, you say? That's a tall order. I'm going to try my best, but, like always, if you have a different favorite, I'd love to hear about it in the comments.

Sometimes, I go on Pinterest and search for things like “beautiful embroidery,” or “mind-blowing embroidery,” or “life-changing embroidery,” and just spend an evening staring at intricately woven floral patterns.

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The Irish Chain Quilt Pattern: A Quilty Mystery

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The above photo is from Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration by Denyse Schmidt.


I come to you today, writing this blog post on a typewriter, in a trench coat, smoking a cigar.

Okay, not really. But I should be. Because the Irish Chain Quilt, though seemingly just beautiful and innocent and a great choice for your next quilting project, is actually very, very mysterious.

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