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New Name and Logo

Exciting News!

New Name and Logo

I am pleased to announce that my Quilt Shop is getting it's own name and logo. My shop's new name will be Farm Girl Quilts. I held a logo design contest and the winner was decided yesterday. The creator of our new logo was Thecreativebarn. How fitting! We had some really great entries from all over the world. Over the next week we will be transferring ownership of the new logo and as soon as that is completed we will have it up on our site and Facebook page. Please comment on what you think of it.

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Does size really matter?

Ten Sisters Easy Piecing Grid

Does size really matter?

I love postage stamp quilts ! However, working with those small pieces of fabric can sometimes be a challenge. Several years ago I met a great quilt instructor by the name of Carmen Geddes. She developed  a product  called " Ten Sisters Easy Piecing Grid" that makes creating these type of quilts so easy. And as a bonus you don't need to pin and all your points  meet.  The grid comes in 3 different sizes. (1", 1 1/2" and 2"). I love this product and wanted to do a little experiment to see how using the different sized grids would effect the size of my quilt. So...

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First post

First post

Welcome to my quilt shop! I'm glad that you stopped by. Quilting is such a great hobby and you meet such wonderful people. When I started quilting way back in the 70's it wasn't the cool thing to do and we didn't have the supply of good fabrics and tools that we now have available to us. Back then all you needed was a good pair of scissors, some cardboard for templates, a needle and a scrap bag. My first pieced quilt was made like that. It is made of scraps from making clothes, curtains and other things around the house. I...

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