So Many Scraps!
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I know you can relate. As quilters, we can generate a lot of scraps. The question is - what to do with them? That was the dilemma my quilt group has been facing for several years now. We are the "proud owners" of about a dozen large totes of scraps.
How did we get so many scraps (you may be wondering)? As it turns out - it's mostly my fault. For many years I manufactured Tea and French Press Cozies and sold them to tea and coffee companies as well as tea rooms across the country. The unique style of these cozies means that for each one made - 8 fabric triangles are left over after cutting out the body pieces of each cozy. Multiply that by the tens of thousands I made - and that's a lot of triangles.
All About Those Cozies
Some of you may remember that my creative business first started with these cozies. I started making them in 2006 and along with a variety of tea travel wallets - sold them to tea companies and tea rooms locally and across the country.
You found them on display when you visited the shop in Beaverton and I loved making them. When I decided to close that business - I knew that the patterns would be a reality - someday.
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Event Calendar
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While most of the events I list in the event calendar are local to the Pacific Northwest, I also like to list the info for the big national (or international) shows. The International Quilt Festival is held each fall in Houston. Quilters come from all over the world to attend this show. Get all the details in the Quiltblox Event Calendar - Read More … 

Thank you so much for joining me in the pursuit of creativity and for being a valued part of the Quiltblox Creative Community
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
PS: Happy Autumn!
Birthday Club

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