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Sponsor Sales and Specials!

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Happy Thursday all and Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends! I'm very thankful that my fabulous sponsors have some specials going on this weekend...


Mad About Patchwork will be running a 4-day sale, with 10% off orders under $100 and 20% off orders over $100.



Canadian National Fabric will be having a cyber Monday sale of 20% off whole orders. Use code CYBER2016 at checkout!


Sew Sisters Quilt Shop is starting their Stuff Your Stocking event next week – registrations close November 28 so don't delay!



Fabric Please! is having a...


SALE! Starting on Friday, November 25, save 30% off  use code: BLACK16 Then on Saturday & Sunday (26 & 27), save 20% off use code:  BLACK16 Just in case you eat too much turkey and sleep through the weekend... you can save 35% off on Use code:  CYBERSALE Sale applies to yardage only.  Excludes: pre-cuts, notions, thread, batting & kits.
Have fun!

It's all about the touch

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I've been struggling with a serious case of no sewjo this Fall and the U.S. Election on Tuesday didn't help the mood. But we have to pick ourselves up and keep on going.

I shared some of the health challenges my mother faced last year, but I haven't talked about my mother-in-law's (MIL) challenges. She's been declining into dementia for a few years now, with a dramatic change in the last year. It's heartbreaking to watch someone you love slowly lose themselves and become dependent on those around her for just about everything. She can't do most of the things she used to love and since we don't live close to my in-laws, it's hard to help them much on a day-to-day basis.

The Ottawa Valley Quilters Guild had a Touch Quilts for workshop yesterday and, seeing that they had one spot left and our family schedule wasn't insane, I signed up. I can at least make her a quilt.

Touch quilts are great for Alzheimer's patients and little kids, as the tactil…

More Fabric Please!

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I'm very happy to welcome Fabric Please! as a new sponsor for Quilt Matters. Fabric Please! is a Canadian online fabric store based in New Dundee, Ontario and owned by Rita Ferber.


Rita opened her online shop in February 2014 and has been loving every second of it. She has a great site, where you can find products by designer, fabric type (she carries apparel fabric!), theme, notions and manufacturers, etc. Fabric Please! carries a sweet collection of precuts, Aurifil thread (yay!) and has a great sale section.

Did you know that Fabric Please! has the wholeGlowing Hearts fabric line? Yes ma'am! Look at those colours...


Designed by fellow Canadian Grace Noël, this line was commissioned by Trendex (Canadian supplier of Moda products) to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary next year. Get it while it lasts 'cause it won't last long!



So welcome Fabric Please! and thank you for becoming a sponsor!

You'll be hearing more about this line and Fabric Please! in a few weeks…