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Saturday, January 21, 2017

there are so many creative ideas everywhere....

Here is a list of some of the places I look for inspiration and ideas..

Pat Sloan's website and her new website for sewalongs, challenges, etc
I Love to Make Quilts........here
I am doing the Solstice Challenge (last post) and The Children's Library mystery

Julie has a lot of tips and inspiration
at the crafty quilter.......here

Amanda Jean has a lot of ideas and has a finish it up Friday every week
at crazy mom quilts......here

Leah Day has a lot of tips and videos and did a Quilting Basics series this month.
I started prewashing my fabrics again after watching her and also bought
Niagra spray starch to use instead of Best Press...a lot cheaper.
The Free Motion Quilting Project....here

Joanne Sharpe has many ideas and classes using paper and fabric and has started
"Whimsical Wednesday" on her blog.

Connie has a lot of ideas and has a Linky Tuesday every week
at Freemotion by the River.......here

Bonnie Hunter has a lot of patterns and does a mystery quilt every year
at Quiltville.........here

Julie makes a lot of quilts and last year started the Log Cabin Loonies on full moon days
at JulieKQuilts.....here

Kathy has 30 day challenges on using markers
at The Daily Marker.........here

There are many other places like The Quilt Show and Craftsy.
And Pinterest and Instagram and...........
Facebook groups..Quilt Along with Pat Sloan...Gudrun's Quilt Crew...Quiltville's Open Studio.
....The Art of Whimsical Lettering with Joanne Sharpe....Sew Joy Creations Quilt Group.
The list could go on and on of blogs to check and websites to check...........

Smiles and hugs....Caryl


  1. What a sweet post...and thank you!! Love all these places...they do indeed inspire!

  2. Thank you Julie....I always enjoy visiting your blog!

  3. Thanks for including me in your list, Caryl! There are some great resources you have listed.

    1. You are welcome....I like how you share so many sites to check!


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