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  1. I was looking for the fabric pack for the quilt by Laura Nownes, Going to Market. Looks like the fabric was Riley Blake. I love the pink, lime green and browns and would make a great quilt for my Aunt.

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  2. I just received an order of your rulers from one of my wholesalers. The rulers are great! – Just what are needed for both the right & left handed quilters. As a quilt shop owner for 15 years I would like to recommend that the packaging label needs to be improved on ( take a look at the OLFA – non-slip ruler – frosted advantage that you are competing with. We will push your rulers, but I can tell you that a customer won’t pick up the package/ruler with such a small label (it needs to be at the top of the package and much more “in your face” detailing. We hang all rulers & the label isn’t even seen. Sue Wells, Heritage Quilts & Fabric Shoppe

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  3. I would love to win the ruler and grip-it,,,as a new quilter, I need all the tools I can get:) Just started quilting my first pieced quilt that is bigger than a pillow!

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  4. Darra, I would like to send you an invitation to Cobblestone’ s 30 th anniversary party, but need an address. Denyse Eisenhardt, pres. 2012

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  5. I fell in love with both the santa and christmas tree pieced blocks. The link to the the tree block appears to be broken. Is there another link?

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  6. This is a tough one. We are blessed these days with such beautiful fabrics, that I find it difficult to throw much of it out . . . for sure I would keep a 2-2 1/2 inch square and maybe even some strips for a piano key border or a string quilt. And then there are all those little bits your might need for applique, It’s the reason my quilt room looks like the Fabric Fairy exploded. I love it all.

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    1. Mary, Scroll down to the bottom of the post and you’ll see a place to comment. Better hurry…the giveaway ends at midnight, August 22, with the winner announced in my Friday, August 24 post. Good luck! Darra

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  7. Could you tell me how I might get in touch with Sherry Reynolds? I am the Program Director for the La Plata Quilt Guilt (Durango, CO) for 2013.
    Thank you, Ann Karnes

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    1. Hi Ann, I don’t think any of us know Sherry personally…just through her fabulous quilts. I know she lives in Laramie, WY, but she seems to keep a pretty low profile. Apparently she is a member of the Wyoming State Quilt Guild; they might be able to help you out. Their contact email is: wsqg@hotmail.com. Good luck! Darra

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  8. Hello, I just visited your site for the first time and I love it! I logged on to see something from Jennifer, who is due to speak at my local quilt guild next month…I’m looking forward to her workshop. I was also excited about the 3 in 1 Color Wheel, what a great help that could be! I browsed all of your blogs and photos…and will be back to look and read again soon. Lots of inspiration!

    Thank you ~ Debbie Jenkins

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  9. I really appreciate your instructions on how to utilize the 3-in-1 color tool. Choosing colors for quilts has always been a challenge for me… until now. Thank you. -Donna Novander

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  10. I love the post on color! I belong to a group of artists (quilters, photographers,painters, mixed media artists) and we are in the process of going through a design book together. The exercises you posted from Joen’s book fit right in with what we are doing. Thanks!

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    1. Linda, is that you? I would love to hear about the group you are in. Is it in Boone or in FL?
      I’m back to doing a little 3 x 5 collage a day, based on the challenge we set for ourselves in Amelia a few years ago. Laura has been interested in getting a creativity group together. Maybe?? Darra

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  11. Darra,
    Catching up a little here- life and Dr. appts. tend to get in the way. First, thank you for the info on showing a design from a discontinued magazine. I think your suggestion will work. Second, your Nov. 4th post. Stars are still my favorite blocks. I have been using the fast flying geese method since 1994 when Quiltmaker published it in their Sept/Oct issue. They had a chart for a common sizes so I have even elimanted the math part. When I find technique pages that I know I will use I copy them. When I have two of these pages tape them together (back to back) take to print shop and have them laminated. Now I always can find them for quick reference.
    When you have time e-mail when love to catch up.
    Judy

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  12. Hi Dara,
    I hope it’s alright with you, but I just put a link to your post about Joen Wolfram’s new book, Adventures in Design on my blog, Notesfromnorma.blogspot.com. I have two quilts in her book and blogged about it just a little. Your review was so excellent that I thought it would be good for people to read your post. You said it so much better than I ever could.

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    1. Hi Norma, I’m so happy that you linked my review! It was a tough decision which quilts to include. Your quilts in Joen’s book are wonderful. I’ve always had a thing for ginkgo trees, so the photo on page 48 really caught my eye. I’ll definitely visit your site, because I’d love to see more of your work. Darra

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  13. re: Post a comment by noon (PDT) Friday, July 8:

    My favorite flowers are yo-yos, with beads or sequins in the centers. My favorite “flower design” is a pieced vase-on-table, appliqued with dozens of bright yo-yo flowers, some green leaves, a bit of lace or ribbon on the vase, finished with pen-drawn green tendrils at the edges of the bouquet.

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    1. Your flower design sounds fantastic, and I would love to see your work! We’re working on setting up a gallery feature on our site so that readers can post photos. Please keep an eye our for it. Good luck in the drawing! Darra

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