A little of this - and a little of that …
Hello Friends!
Some fun things to share with you today - including an article about hand-embroidered quilt labels and news about some upcoming quilt shows.
Thanks so much to everyone that decided to join my English Paper Piecing Facebook Group. If you missed that announcement and would like to join us - this link should get you there.
And - after a month off, the Quilter's Block Remix Design Challenge is back. This month we're tackling the classic “Shoofly” block. A few of you have been curious about my design process so I thought I'd share a bit about how I get started.
First up though - I thought I'd share some new “Quilty Treasures” I've added to the shop.
New in the Shop 

Upcoming Quilt Shows
I'm looking forward to several upcoming Quilt Shows in our area. Maybe I'll see you there? But first - here's some news about a show that I look forward to every year. Read more …
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An Aurifil Ambassador 
talks about Quilt Labels
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I came across this great article by Anorina Morris - she's an Aurifil Ambassador (I LOVE that thread!). She's used Aurifil thread to create several quilt labels - using hand embroidery. I love how they turned out and thought you might enjoy the inspiration. Read her article here ….

Under My Needle: My Design Process
After a month away - it's time for another Pattern Designers Quilt Block Remix. You can follow along on Instagram - new posts each Monday in August.
Use the hashtags #morethanjustablockchallenge and 
I thought I'd share a bit about my design process over my blog - Read More … 
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Thank you for joining me in the pursuit of creativity and being my fellow co-creator. I look forward to seeing what you're working on and sharing what I'm working on with you - until then - all the best to you!
 Deb Messina
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