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The Jolly Jabber Quilting & Sewing Blog

The Jolly Jabber quilting blog not only offers resources for quilters, but also for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Discover resources such as tutorials, free patterns and tips to help master the art of quilting and sewing. Whether you're a beginner learning how to cross stitch or an experienced quilter looking to expand your skills, the Jolly Jabber has something to offer. Here you can learn new techniques, find inspiration for your next project, join in quilt alongs and stitch alongs, and connect with a community of like-minded quilters. This blog for quilters and sewists is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the world of quilting.

Debbie’s Recipe Box: Posole Marcello

Posole Marcello. Posole Soup is a traditional Southwestern dish, popular in New Mexico and old Mexico for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner. Legend has it that it is a good cure for “The Morning After”. Click on the image for a printable PDF! P.S. Don’t forget […]

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Hedgerow by Lynette Anderson

Lynette Anderson graces our blog again today to talk about her second collection for Henry Glass Fabrics, called Hedgerow. Inspired by idyllic summer days from her childhood, it boasts bright, rich, yet subdued country colors — deep blue, rich red, field green, woodsy brown and […]

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New Patterns from Thimble Blossoms

Today we have the 2nd half of the Bonnie & Camille team, bloggin’ on her latest round of spunktacular patterns. Why do I say spunktacular? Besides it being fun to say, in my definition it fits Camille’s bill. Her Thimble Blossoms designs are spectacularly classy […]

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Sandy Gervais’ New Blog

Hi guys! We briefly interrupt your Tuesday afternoon to bring you this announcement: Sandy Gervais, fabulous pattern designer and one of the Moda darlings, has a new blog! Here’s what she has to say about it… Finally Pieces From My Heart is catching up with […]

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Lantern Bloom by Laura Gunn

We were so curious when we were first shown Lantern Bloom — had never seen anything quite like it. It’s so earthy, textured, painterly, and just captivating. It compels you to reach out and touch it! So of course we became curious about Laura Gunn, […]

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French Hatbox by Tanya Whelan

Tanya Whelan has kept us busy this week. What with two of her fabulous Grand Revival Designs bag patterns getting some magazine love (Flea Market Bag and Practical Bag, if you’re wondering), as well as the recent release of her fourth line for Free Spirit […]

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New Patterns from The Pattern Basket

We’ve loved every The Pattern Basket pattern design to come through our shop doors. They are always whimsical, elegant, vibrant and fresh. And her choice is fabrics is delish as well! Margot Languedoc’s newest designs are no exception. Dressed in flowers, butterflies, and baby bottles, […]

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