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Quilt Sampler

Fall/Winter 2021

Go on a virtual shop hop through the pages of Quilt Sampler™. In each issue, you'll get a peek inside 10 top quilt shops and instructions for 10 exclusive quilt projects, one from every shop.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Meredith Corporation
Frequency:
One-off
$7.99

in this issue

2 min
from the editor

Do you have a favorite quilt shop? It could be a shop in your area where the owner greets you by name the moment you walk through the doors. Maybe it’s a shop that you visit once a year when you travel to visit family or a regular vacation spot. If you’re like me, you have more than one favorite! And with every issue of Quilt Sampler® magazine, I add to my list of favorites and must-visit-one-day shops. One of the best parts of my job is getting to meet a wide variety of shop owners and hear them discuss their businesses with pride. In 2020, I started recording a segment for our American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast to share shop owners’ challenges and successes during the pandemic and to celebrate…

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1 min
on sale now

On Sale Aug. 6 With Quilts & More™ Fall 2021 magazine, you can easily welcome the changes autumn brings. • Find many seasonal projects to decorate your home, including quilts, wall decor, an apron, and a Halloween treat basket. • Additionally, discover quilt-with-confidence tips throughout the issue. • Buy it at local quilt shops, on newsstands, or at AllPeopleQuilt.com/shop. Find us online: AllPeopleQuilt.com search: AllPeopleQuilt Subscription help: AllPeopleQuilt.com/myaccount apqcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com 800/677-4876 Retailers: To order American Patchwork & Quilting®, Quilt Sampler®, Quilts & More™, and other quilting magazines, email apq2@meredith.com or call 866/378-1064. Note to readers: It is permissible to make and publicly display a single finished product of any project in this issue, including for purposes of competitive winnings up to $1,000, so long as visible credit is given to the designer and Quilt Sampler magazine.…

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1 min
now trending allpeoplequilt.com

FAT QUARTERS Sew quilts using your collection of precut fabrics. AllPeopleQuilt.com/070 ORGANIZE TOOLS Create a clutter-free work space with ideas for creative ways to store your supplies. AllPeopleQuilt.com/071 FALL QUILTS Add seasonal style to your home with autumn-theme quilts. AllPeopleQuilt.com/072 HOLIDAY PROJECTS Deck your halls, walls, and beds with festive quilts. AllPeopleQuilt.com/073 WINTER PROJECTS Add frosty colors to your home with patterns for striking quilts. AllPeopleQuilt.com/074 LISTEN Tune in to our free weekly podcast to hear tips from our editors. AllPeopleQuilt.com/podcast SUBSCRIBE Get patterns delivered to your in-box with our free newsletter. AllPeopleQuilt.com/newsletter SHOP Buy reader-favorite patterns and exclusive products at our online store. APQShop.com Follow Us /AllPeopleQuilt @allpeoplequilt /AllPeopleQuilt @allpeoplequilt…

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5 min
meeting house fabric

A former church summer meeting house built in 1901 in Wales, Massachusetts, today welcomes shoppers interested in quilting and other crafts, antiques, primitive art, and gifts. Co-owner Sheila Chabot, who bought the building in 2009 after it was decommissioned, named the shop Meeting House Fabric because of the structure’s original function and continuing ambience. “I’ll never forget the first time we walked in the door,” Sheila says. “We couldn’t even get past the front window before the peace just overtook us. Everyone feels it; everyone feels that peace.” The property, which once also was home to a woolen mill, oozes age and awe. “You can still see the mill’s foundation wrapping around the church,” Sheila says. Sheila and Steve Valle, her partner in life and business, wanted to keep the building’s calm…

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7 min
weave a spell

Buy the Kit To order a kit of fabrics for quilt top and binding for $89.95 plus shipping, contact Meeting House Fabric, 413/245-1235; meetinghousefabric.com Materials Finished Quilt: 60½" square Finished Blocks: corner block, 15" square; side block, 15×30"; center block, 30" square Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width. Fabrics are homespuns by Dunroven House (dunrovenhouse.com). □ 2 yards solid tan (blocks)□ 3½ yards solid black (blocks, binding)□ 3⅞ yards backing fabric□ 69"-square batting Cut Fabrics Cut pieces in the following order. From solid tan, cut: • 1—61⁄2×42" strip• 1—31⁄2×42" strip• 2—21⁄2×42" strips• 5—2×42" strips• 14—11⁄2×42" strips• 1—61⁄2×21" strip• 2—21⁄2×21" strips• 2—2×21" strips• 3—11⁄2×21" strips• 4—31⁄2×61⁄2" rectangles• 8—11⁄2×51⁄2" rectangles• 2—2×31⁄2" rectangles• 8—11⁄2×31⁄2" rectangles• 4—2×21⁄2" rectangles From solid black, cut: • 1—7×42" strip• 1—61⁄2×42" strip• 4—51⁄2×42" strips• 1—4×42" strip• 1—31⁄2×42" strip• 10—21⁄2×42" strips• 1—2×42" strip• 8—11⁄2×42" strips• 1—9×21" strip•…

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5 min
quilter’s corner

Whether she was sewing Barbie clothes as a youngster, stitching a crib set as a soon-to-be mom, or building fireplace facades as an architectural ceramicist, Tiffany Sherman has always thrived on creativity. Today she delights in helping others find success in their creative journeys at Quilter’s Corner, a shop in the heart of historic Midlothian, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond. “People are least confident about their creativity,” Tiffany says, “and it’s our job to foster that confidence and provide a safe place for them to explore new things.” The shop has a “magic bed”—an antique bed that is not only a display fixture, but also serves as a creativity launching pad. “It’s a great place to lay out bolts to help customers customize their quilts,” she says. “My thinking is that…

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