Dancing in the rain (I love the rain!)  …
Hello Friends!
It's been a busy couple of weeks! The heat wave has broken around here and we finally got some rain. There's a reason I live in Oregon : )
With fall all around us and the kids back in school, it's time to get busy on some new projects, partner with some pattern designer friends, add some new goodies to the shop and share the results of the survey question so many of you were kind enough to answer a few days ago.

And the Survey Results Are In …
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If there was one question I’ve been asked – more than any other in all the years I’ve been in business – it’s “should I pre-wash my fabric before I use it? 
I thought it would be interesting to survey how my customers and followers feel about this sometimes polarizing question. Thanks so much to every one of you that took a minute to answer my survey! More about the results of that survey in a minute.
First – let’s take a look at why we learned to pre-wash fabrics in the first place. Read More … 

New in the Shop 

Mark Your Calendar
October 5 - 9, 2022
20 pattern designers have collaborated on a
Pattern Designer Bundle Sale
Look for a special message from me on October 5th

Guest Post
Audrey Mann - The Cloth Parcel
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I recently connected with Audrey Mann from The Cloth Parcel and checked out the fun quilted pumpkin pillow she and her mother designed with leftovers from another project. She generously agreed to let me share it with you. 

Upcoming Quilt Shows
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I'm looking forward to two upcoming Quilt Shows in our area. First up is the Westside quilters Guild Show and on the 7th & 8th is the Columbia River Gorge Quilt Show. Maybe I'll see you there? Read more …

Thank you so much 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
The Quiltblox Birthday Club



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