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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

Well, not quite, but soon! Can you believe Christmas is only ___ days away? Neither can we. Which means, if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably already started on your projects. Ok, we’re totally kidding… we haven’t started on ours either– but it sounded good, right? Maybe you’re putting off those Christmas projects because your […]

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jones sew and vac sweater quilt

All-Things Cozy and Quilted

Here in Boise, the winter has been long. Even with the sun shining brightly outside, it is still cold! In an effort to embrace the season upon us, we celebrate winter with a blog post related to all things cozy and quilted. Is it a Sweater or a Quilt? Hard to Say. Did you know […]

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Fabric scrap wreath

Lucky Charming: St. Patrick’s Day Projects

St. Patrick’s Day is nearly upon us! To celebrate the day in high style, we have our favorite green goodies of 2015. From wreaths to quilts, there is something here for everyone! The Magic of Ordinary Things St. Patty’s Day Rag Wreath Remember our recent blog post on Fabric Scraps? Here is one more way to […]

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Quilt Care 101

Considering how much time and love goes into making a quilt, the least we can do is care for it well. Proper care is the only way to guarantee color fastness and durability of your quilt over time. Keep your quilt in the family for years by following our care tips, below! Photo credit: sumpretty.com […]

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Super Bowl Trophy3

Super Bowl & Quilting – An Unlikely Pair

Have you ever wondered who makes the Super Bowl Trophy? Turns out, for the last 38 years it has been the same man, Gero Grohs, Master Silversmith for Tiffany and Company. Perhaps even more curious is that Grohs happens to be the father of a well-known Pennsylvania quilter, Linda M. Poole! Crazy, right?! Image credit: […]

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Brother Dream Machine built for sewing, embroidery, quilting, and crafting

Join The Dream Big Club!

Have you heard about the Brother Dream Machine? If you haven’t, you have been missing out! The Brother Dream Machine offers more than ANY other machine on the market today with features like the industry’s largest built-in high-definition LCD display; that’s 23-percent larger than previous brother screens and 16.7 million color options!  YES, that says million! […]

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Quilt Show Ribbons

Did You Attend? Boise Basin Quilters Annual Quilt Show!

Recently, we had the extreme pleasure of attending the Boise Basin Quilters Annual Quilt Show on September 27th & 28th. This is Idaho’s only professionally judged quilt show! This year there were hundreds of gorgeous quilts and vendors! It was a great two days with lots of informational demonstrations, quilt raffles, and tons of handcrafted […]

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