Monthly Archives: July 2013

KQ Employee Party – A Mexican Fiesta

Last Wednesday we held our annual Keepsake Quilting outing. After a couple of rainy days, luckily the weatherman was on our side. It was a great day for our Mexican fiesta, complete with a taco and quesadilla buffet with black … Continue reading

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Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Tabbouleh

This is a perfect summer day side dish. It’s fresh. It’s healthy. And it can be toted to a picnic worry free, since there’s no mayonnaise in the dressing. The recipe is from the out-of-print Keepsake Quilting™ Cookbook published as … Continue reading

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At the Shop: Sew you want to make a Christmas stocking

  For those of you who have visited the shop, you may recognize our staff member Sue and these charming wall hangings:   What you may not know is that Sue herself is the designer of these patterns! Sue has … Continue reading

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KQ Quilt School – Third Class

For our June quilt class, we did strip-piecing, using that technique for 6″ Nine Patch blocks. We also combined the strip-piecing and half-square triangles for a 12″ Jacob’s Ladder block. Our final block was a 6″ Spool. What fun we … Continue reading

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At the Shop: Christmas Tree Napkin Tutorial

Sew you want a quick but memorable gift you can make for everyone on your list? How about these lovely Christmas Tree napkins suggested by staff member Gloria! Gloria has been on staff at Keepsake Quilting since 2000.  She began … Continue reading

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At the Shop: July

Sew you want to know what’s happening at the Keepsake Quilting Retail Shop in July? It’s Christmas in July!  Here at Keepsake we always know it’s July when we start getting buried in Christmas fabric, so we’ve decided we should … Continue reading

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