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August happenings at the Keepsake Quilting Shop

Sew you want to know what’s happening at the Keepsake Quilting Retail Shop in August? August is Next Generation Show & Tell month! All quilters under 18 years of age will receive 15% off their purchase if they bring in … Continue reading

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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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Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Strawberry Delight

Here’s a colorful way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Since you use frozen strawberries, you can serve this at any time of the year. The recipe is from the out-of-print Keepsake Quilting™ Cookbook published as a charitable fund-raiser in 2001. … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Tent Sale

The 2013 Keepsake Quilting Summer Sale was this past weekend, and it was a great success! Friday was a cool and rainy June day, but that didn’t stop our shoppers from finding lots of great bargains. The weather slowly cleared on … Continue reading

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International Quilt Market 2013: Portland, Oregon

What a whirlwind!  We’ve been back from Quilt Market for a couple of weeks, and I think we’ve finally recovered from covering that show!  We spent Thursday, May 16th, traveling to Portland, Oregon.  It was such a long flight from … Continue reading

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