Tag Archives: Quilting

Sew Fast with Sew Very Easy!

Our friend Laura Coia of Sew Very Easy has an incredible YouTube channel of tutorials. Her wonderful step-by-step instructions and hints and tricks make trying new projects a pleasure. Laura created a fantastic video featuring our fabrics curated by Donna Robertson of Fabric Cafe using a free pattern compliments of Fabric Cafe! Video link and […]
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Saturday with QT’s Sewing Salesman! Week 8 – Finale!

It’s been a great 7 weeks, we took last week off for the holiday but we’re back with the finale of the Mustang Sunset Cowboy Memories II Quilt-Along with Mike! This is the last week – we are so excited to finish!  Don’t worry, if you’re just joining us, it’s never too late to start!  […]
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Vermont Quilt Festival 2017

We’re back from the 41st annual Vermont Quilt Festival!  It is a pleasure to attend and vend at this wonderful quilt show.  The spirited quilt enthusiasts are warm, friendly and we enjoy sharing our passion for fabric! For those of you who were unable to attend, we wanted to bring our booth to you!  Of […]
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Blog Shout Out – Austin Sewing Machines & Quilting

Hey Y’all!!!  We’re excited to share with you the winner of our Blog Shout Out from our National Quilting Day Event on Facebook!   Abby Brooks (shown below) won an 84 piece fat quarter bundle of Harmony!    Per the giveaway, Abby tagged her local quilt shop, Austin Sewing Machines & Quilting and so it is… our Blog Shout […]
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Springtime fabrics arriving in shops!!!

We are excited to share two of our newest collections shipping to your local fabric shop this month!  Our wide variety of fabrics allow us to offer something for everyone!  As evident by these two groups that are quite different! Mariposa is up first, a beautiful collection by Kate Follows for QT.  These fabrics offer dazzling butterflies […]
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QT Quilts of Valor Challenge 2016!

On the heels of last week’s patriotic themed blog and as a nod to the upcoming Memorial Day remembrance, we are proud to share with you the Quilts of Valor Challenge of 2016! We were thrilled when HQMS approached us to sponsor this wonderful opportunity. QT is proud to show our appreciation for the Quilts […]
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Introducing Antiquities

Our company history dates back to 1807 when our cotton printing plant was established by Rhode Island governor, William Sprague.  We are proud of our heritage and our place in the American Textile Industry!  Antiquities was born from our passion for embracing our rich traditions and sharing the beauty of our printed textiles throughout different […]
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Blog Shout Out! Plum Easy Patterns Part 1

One of the best parts of working in this industry is the people you meet and the stories you hear. We all have a story; we’re excited to share some insight into some of our new friends.   As part of our Fall Quilt Market, we held a contest for a blog shout out! Our first […]
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COLOR – Lovely, vibrant, dazzling & wonderful color…

One of my favorite things, besides fabric (of course) and print/pattern (of course) is color. I LOVE COLOR! I remember opening up my new crayon box and sitting there studying the crayons as if they were color chips.  I didn’t dare use my favorite colors, and, ummmm, every color was my favorite!  🙂 Fortunately,  I was lucky […]
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What are you most thankful for???

I am thankful for…  so many things.  I make it a point before I go to bed each night to think of something I was especially grateful for that day.  Of course, there are days of sunshine and days of shadows, but there is ALWAYS something to appreciate. The above designs are from our “In […]
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