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This Is How We Roll! 2023

On the third Saturday of September each year, Moda Fabrics and local quilt shops everywhere celebrate National Sew a Jelly Roll Day. Save the date: September 16, 2023. What is National Sew a Jelly Roll Day? Quilters all around are encouraged to sew something fun and enjoy the day using a favorite precut, the Jelly Roll!

Get Ready to Roll! 2022

On the third Saturday of September each year, Moda Fabrics and local quilt shops everywhere celebrate National Sew a Jelly Roll Day. Save the date: September 17, 2022. What is National Sew a Jelly Roll Day? Quilters all around are encouraged to sew something fun and enjoy the day using a favorite precut, the Jelly Roll!

Wrap Ukraine With Quilts

Gina Halladay and Beth Hawkins were days away from launching their next quilt adventure, a combination of online quilting classes and a fabric shop called Hello Cottons when the invasion in the Ukraine started. When they heard about the devastating occurrences through friends and colleagues living in Ukraine and Poland, and saw the images of

Quilts of Valor

Quilts of Valor, National Sew Day Goes Virtual February 6, 2021

Quilts of Valor will celebrate their 8th annual National Sew Day on the first Saturday in February 2021.  Across the country, hundreds of local quilt shops, quilting guilds, American Legion Posts, and quilting community groups will again devote the day to creating quilts intended to lovingly cover service members and veterans touched by war. Normally,

Helping to Heal the Hurt

Tina Bauer of Bittersweet Quilt Shop in Pinconning, Michigan is nearing the end of a heartfelt campaign to gather quilts and donations for those affected in the Paradise fire disaster in California. The Camp Fire is the deadliest and most destructive fire in recent U.S. history. It started in the densely populated foothill town of

United We Stand

Reposted with permission from Weeks Ringle,  Modern Quilt Studio   The past few years have brought tremendous changes to the world of quilting. Shops have closed by scores. Magazines and book publishers have shuttered or merged with other publishers. American Quilter Society has ceased publishing books all together. City Quilter in New York is closing. Tension

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