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10-days of Quilting while Quarantined Shop Hop

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We’re hosting 10-days of Quilting while Quarantined Shop Hop.A Virtual Shop Hop exclusively at Norton House Quilting.Hi, Quilting your Legacy Friend! Yes, you heard me, right!Although the main Vermont Shop Hop has been postponed, we're NOT going to let fear get in our way because that's not what Legacy Quilters do. So! Here is everything you need to know. Quilting while Quarantined, a Virtual Shop will be held for ten days only. There are three ways to shop. In this email, you'll know what to expect with free stuff and coupons. Plus, something new to us, deep daily discounts every day during the Quilting...

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What is a Fabric Panel & Why you Should use one in your Next Project!

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What is a fabric panel?Fabric panels range from approximately 24" to 36" wide and 42" high. Why do people use panels?Fabric panels are often called "cheater" quilts, however, let's reword, "cheater" to wicked smart quilts Because you can easily layer a panel with batting and backing, do some machine quilting and voila– a quilt!Panels are typically colorful, detailed images, and are ready to be made into anything that inspires you. I've seen people cut up panels to create Attic Window looking quilts or couch quilt for the lake house using the panel, "Life is better on the lake." Or even...

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1st Saturday Club Re-Cap

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If you weren’t able to join us at the last 1st Saturday Club meeting, that’s okay because below you’ll find the talking points is a list of what I spoke about during our 1st Saturday Club meeting. 1st Saturday Club is held at Norton House Quilting every first Saturday of the month from 10 am to 11 am. We review the newest fabric's to arrive, notions, and patterns — also, a variety of unique items, both quilting and non-quilting gift items. At every meeting, there is a show-n-tell where club members show off what they've been working on during the past...

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OPPS I forgot to say this at the Quilting your Legacy Presentation!

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OPPS don't you hate it when you meant to say something, but you forgot? My little buddies and I went to Westminster, VT, Sunday, January 26th, to do a presentation on "Quilting your Legacy" for the Twin States Modern Quilt Guild. If you asked me what I said, I have no idea, haha! But hopefully, I inspired the ladies to reflect on what type of quilting legacy do they want to leave behind. I was nervous about being in front of ladies that I admire but yet thankful that I had there kindness and support. I could feel the love...

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February Quilting your Legacy Monthly Theme - UFO Projects - Finish them or Beam them away?

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It's exciting when people ask about UFO (Un-Finished Projects) because it seems Legacy Quilter's are either on the team, "I must finish the project no matter what" or "If it doesn't feel right, I set it aside to maybe one day."    I'm on the team, if a sewing project doesn't spark joy, then I'm less willing to complete the project. I typically place it down with high expectations to go back to it, but I don't stress if I don't.    If, on the other hand, it's a sample for the shop Norton House Quilting, then it's a high...

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