Interview with Jane Lewis, Guest Expert for October in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, October 17, 2016

Jane Lewis is our resident quilting expert in the Textile Design Lab and spends time on our private forums every Tuesday and Thursday, giving feedback on members’ patterns and…

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Trade Shows 101 with Bari J. Ackerman

Monday, April 20, 2015

Each month in The Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. We have been lucky to have Bari J. Ackerman of Bari…

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3 Reasons To Love The Quilting Industry

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Despite living in Portland, Oregon, the home of “Crafty Wonderland,” I am the opposite of “crafty.” I took a quilting class a few years ago, and it was…

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Interview: Carolyn Friedlander

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Carolyn Friedlander is a Florida-based designer who specializes in quilt and sewing patterns. She just presented her second fabric collection with Robert Kaufman at the International Quilt Market in…

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Sneak Peak: P&B’s Newest Releases

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

In case you didn’t know, this weekend is the Fall International Quilt Market in Houston, Texas. Twice a year, fabric manufacturers who sell within the quilt and craft…

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