Monthly Archives: April 2013

Quilt Class discussion

KQ Quilt School

On a recent afternoon, beginners, longtime quilters, and those who haven’t sewn for years gathered together in the Keepsake Quilting break room for “quilt school.” The first order of business was making sure we all knew how to achieve exact ¼” seam allowances on our machines. We were told that this would make our lives…

Shaker Baked Carrots

Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Shaker Baked Carrots

Ginger adds a slight bit of a “kick” to this easy side dish. Add 1/2 cup of any leftover baked carrots to 3 cups hot cooked rice, kasha or barley for an interesting and colorful pilaf. The pilaf is great at room temperature, as well. The recipe is from the out-of-print Keepsake Quilting™ Cookbook published…


Beginner’s Corner: Tools for Beginning Quilting

Have you just started quilting, signed up for a quilting for beginners class, or know someone who wants to learn how to quilt? To make sure you (or they) are properly armed for class and ready to sew, here’s a list of beginning quilting tools we came up with that many new quilters will find helpful! Tools for Beginning…