Category Archives: Informational

Primitive Gatherings Pinwheel Tool

Sew you want to know how to use the Primitive Gatherings Pinwheel Tool? Meet Laurel and find out! Laurel began working at Keepsake Quilting (at her husband’s suggestion!) about sixteen years ago after spending a few years being a stay-at-home … 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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Beginner’s Corner: Tools for Beginner Quilters

A group of Keepsake Quilting employees have signed up for a beginner quilting class that will meet once a month. To make sure we are properly armed for class and ready to sew, here’s a list we came up with … Continue reading

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Making a Memory Quilt: The Ramsey Wayne Ewing Memorial Quilt

 KQ Employee Karrie was asked by her good friend, Melissa, to make a memorial quilt. This was her first time making a quilt from clothing, and since this is a project our customers often have many questions about, we asked … Continue reading

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Altrusa Festival of Trees at Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor, NH

Every holiday season, the Altrusa Club of Meredith hosts an annual Festival of Trees. This is their largest fundraiser for the year, and it has become a family tradition in the Lakes Region of NH. There are scores of trees … Continue reading

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Ladies of the Lake Guild

I recently visited the Ladies of the Lake quilt guild to find out what they’ve been up to and photograph projects that they have been working on.  The turnout at the First Congregational Church was good and things were in … Continue reading

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Fabric Quality Matters!

By Alison Dea Bolt Love those good goods! I’ve heard that “love is blind;” so’s the love of fabric. In both cases, finding what’s right for you can be frustrating and labor intensive. When I was looking for love, I … Continue reading

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