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Vol. II, No. VII, July, 2002
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Pg. 67, Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, July/Aug, 2002
Page 67, Quilters Newsletter Magazine, July/August, 2002

WOW!-- We were mentioned in QNM!

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Quilter's Newsletter Magazine:

In case you can't read what it says above, here it is:  "Find goodies galore at Claudia's Quilt her innovative block of the month.  It's not just a block, but a complete pattern!  Imagine--12 free patterns a year with more for sale under Patterns.  Read the online Newsletter.  See Claudia's quilts at the Photo Gallery.  Questions?  Click Ask Granny.  Check out the yard sale at Misc 4 Sale and the quilting designs at Long Arm Patterns.  You'll enjoy this fun site."

HOW NICE OF THEM!!  A big thank you and curtsy to Myrna Giesbrecht!!

My son asked me how much I had to pay them for that.  Shoot, I didn't even know about it until someone mentioned it.  I am honored.  So, now I'm famous.  When do I get rich?

Isn't this Nice???

Diana's #3
Diana Sheldon's Nine Patch Wonder --Recipe #3

Doesn't she do a great job?  Diana lives in Michigan.  Now and then she does some pattern testing for me.  This is her Nine Patch Wonder quilt top that I had her do.  She gets to keep it.  DARN!!  I have this on the gallery page, but wanted to post it here.  This is this month's Recipe #3 on my Free Blocks of the Month page.  These are so easy and quick to piece.  Hope you all are enjoying them.  Here's another of Diana's tops she has made testing for me:

Diana's Simply Scrappy Wall Hanging
Diana's Simply Scrappy Wall Hanging


Site seeing, anyone?  Rose Rushbrooke, art quilts.  Do you know what a fractal is?  I knew it was just a matter of time before someone used these mathematical wonders as quilt designs.  And sure enough, here she is.  Beautiful eye candy.   Ok, these game sites are beginning to get a little silly!  What vegetable are you?  I'm a broccoli, have to learn to love me!  Had no idea!  Sooooo many smileys!


We will NOT start NEW projects 
for the months of July & August.
  I'll Be Back September 1 with a super
new project for you all.  
Of course, there will be July & August updates.
This will give you time to "catch up" on free BOM's!

What's New? 

Well, not much!  Since I'm on vacation, and Granny is too, then we haven't added much of anything---YET.  But this is a "working" vacation, mind you.  I just got my new EQ5, and I'm very busy working with it and learning all over again how to design quilts :-).  Boy, they made some nice changes to EQ.  Now they have several layout templates for you to design with.  And they have added choices of strip quilts, one piece template quilts, layouts by bed size, many, many new blocks in the library.  It took me a while to figure out how to transfer all my blocks I had designed in EQ4 to the EQ5 block library.  It took a little help from my husband, but we got that accomplished.  And they have added rotary cutting instructions on some of the blocks.  All in all, it's still the best quilting design software around.

Well,---this is a little short, but I've gotta get back to work on my vacation!!


May you always have a quilt in the hoop, I try to.                            

June 30, 2002


August, 2001- Premiere Issue:  Explanation of Website Categories, Picture of Author
September, 200l - Eden Mennonite Sewing Society, Oklahoma MCC Relief Sale Link, New House Hunting Pattern, New Ozark Mountain Night Pattern, Call for Guest Gallery
October, 2001 - Plett's Plot, Sewing Society Follow Up, New Quilter's Alphabet Pattern, New My Stars & Bars Pattern, Free Block of the Month Project - House Hunting
November, 2001 - HenryCat, My Stars & Bars Free Block of the Month, New Easy Eights Pattern, Granny's Tip of the Month
December, 2001 - MCC Relief Sale, Enid, Oklahoma; Quilter's Corner, Auction Bay, Featured Quilt, Other Quilts, 10,000 Villages, Twilling, Finished Simply Amish Quilt, Free Block of the Month - Easy 8's, New Heart Trio Pattern - Appliqué 
January, 2002New Year's Resolution;  Website Reviews: Bead Creative, Quilting with a Passion, Webshots, Lancaster Gen. Store, others; Quilters Mall Crawl; Free Block of the Month - Calendar Blocks
February, 2002 - Grandma's Buttons Lap Quilt, weather box, Quilt University.Com, Fran Iverson Gonzalez, Hawaiian Ice Breaker, Paypal Added, Connecting Threads, New Pattern - Proud Mamas, Free Block of the Month - Heart Trio Table Runner
March, 2002 - Twilling Quilt Update, Quilt Car, Worm Song, Alex Anderson's Chat Room, Out with Henry, In with Frosty, Free Block of the Month - Simple Scrappy Pleasures.
April, 2002 - Finished Shadow Quilt Top, Yoyo Site,, Snoopy Dance, What Muppet are You?, Free Block of the Month - Proud Mamas, In the Works - Train Quilt & 9-Patch Wonders
May, 2002 - Nite-Nite Express Quilt & new pattern, Mr. Skunk, Frosty Update, End of the Internet Site, Sewing Genie Review, Ground Zero Quilt Site, Internet Bumper Stickers Site, What Simpson are You?, Crazy Horse Site, 9-Patch Wonders new pattern and free BOM, New Logo
June, 2002 - Eden Mennonite's Broken Star, Stack & Slash Tutorial, Gauge your Age, T-Shirt Quilts, What Storybook Character are You?, Holiday/Birthday List Link, Vacation Notice, Quilt Index. Com Mall Crawl

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