Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

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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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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Employee Party at the KQ Corral

Last Wednesday was Keepsake Quilting’s annual summer employee party and cookout. This year we had a western theme, and our talented coordinators created a ‘KQ Corral’ for all of us to enjoy! We enjoyed a lunch of grilled BBQ chicken, … Continue reading

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Tips for the Summer Sale

Only 3 days till the summer sale! We’re very excited, and hope you are too! We’ve been super busy getting organized and gathering fabrics, patterns and tools for you, and are ready for you with lots of GREAT deals! Here … Continue reading

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We’re Back From Quilt Market

We’re back!  We just returned from Spring Quilt Market in Kansas City, MO, and although it is always exhausting to attend these trade shows, it’s exhilarating at the same time.  We visit each and every booth to see what each … Continue reading

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Just 35 Days to the Summer Sale!

We’re counting down the days to the Summer Sale! There are just 35 days until you can save on quilting fabrics, quilting patterns, kits, notions, tools and more!   We’d love for you join us for our Summer Sale! This … Continue reading

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Staff Judging – Hip Hip Hurray Challenge

Yesterday was a very special day here at Keepsake Quilting. A day many of the employees look forward to all year. You see, yesterday was Staff Judging Day! We’ve been receiving challenge quilts for the past few weeks, and we … Continue reading

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Mark Lipinski and Jodie Davis Visit the Shop

Even though it was a rainy day, lots of quilters, QNN.tv fans and Mark Lipinski “cupcakes” turned out to show off their UFOs and consult with Mark and Jodie Davis about how to finish off–or in some cases, start—that elusive … Continue reading

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A Note From Flo Flo

Toni Whitney, the designer of our most recent back cover quilt, and Flo Flo, the inspiration for the quilt, wrote in after seeing the catalog. Here’s what they had to say: “Just wanted to send you an image of how … Continue reading

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Employee Luau

It has become a tradition here at Keepsake Quilting to have a summer employee party. Each year we choose a different theme, and come up with related activities and games. This year we had a Hawaiian Luau, and a few … Continue reading

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