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American Patchwork & Quilting

American Patchwork & Quilting February 2018

American Patchwork and Quilting delivers inspiration, education, and motivation to passionate quilting enthusiasts of all skill levels. In each issue, you'll get the highest quality patterns and how-to instructions, along with compelling feature stories about designers and destinations.Every digital issue includes the pattern pieces found in the corresponding print version. To access pattern pieces, simply click on the underlined text in Cut Fabrics sections.

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Meredith Corporation
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from the editor

ARE YOU READY FOR 2018? If you are reading this issue in December 2017, you are probably thinking,Can’t we finish this year first? If only we could! We work about six months in advance of an issue going on newsstands. We need that time to acquire and photograph quilts, write and illustrate instructions, order fabrics for color options, edit the copy for technical accuracy, and have a graphic designer create a visually appealing, easy-to-follow layout. At each step an editor reviews the story for clarity. So by the time you’re reading this, I’m no doubt deep into content for our June 2018 issue! A new year often means resolving to make changes. In that vein, we are debuting two columns in this issue. “Designer Spotlight” on page 16, offers a get-to-know-you chat…

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sew in style

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Storage Solutions at AllPeopleQuilt.com connect CONQUER UFOS Join our yearlong UFO (unfinished objects) Challenge, which includes an online support group to make finishing fun. AllPeopleQuilt.com/resolution BE INFORMED Stay up-to-date with quilting news and stories that showcase quilters making a difference in their communities. AllPeopleQuilt.com/QuiltingChangesEverything PEEK INSIDE See into the lives and projects of the designers featured in this issue by following their weekend Instagram takeovers. Instagram.com/allpeoplequilt Follow Us @ search: American Patchwork & Quilting @allpeoplequilt…

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reader tips

STANDING TALL I purchased anenamel cast-iron napkin holder to store my acrylic rulers. It’s attractive, fits on my cutting table, and is heavy enough that the rulers don’t tip it over. I also keep a small cutting mat and a lazy Susan mat in the holder. It keeps them flat without taking up room on my cutting table. —Leslie Muir-Volpe West Boothbay Harbor, Maine GET A GRIP Because I have arthritis, it’s difficult for me to apply pressure to a ruler when cutting fabric. I’ve found that I don’t have to apply as much pressure if I put a 3x4” piece of shelf liner under the edge of my ruler. The ruler never moves! —Debbie Van Kleef Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania CLOSE AT HAND I keep a small portable ironing board and travel iron next to my sewing…

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designer spotlight

Mathew Boudreaux AKA: MISTER DOMESTIC misterdomestic.net “I initially started sewing because I wanted to make clothes for my daughter,” Mathew Boudreaux says. “I ripped apart clothing to see how garments were constructed. Then I had a pile of fabric and needed to make something! Not long after, I made my first quilt." CURRENT favorites…

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storage hacks under $15

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