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Patchwork Pulse Newsletter, Issue #032
April 25, 2012

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Patchwork Pulse, Issue #032
April 2012

In This Issue:

Greetings from Gloria

Hello, Everyone.

As I started to write this newsletter, two gorgeous bluebirds appeared outside my office window. They rested on a nearby branch without a care in the world.

I paused in amazement at the beauties in my midst. This event reminded me that it's important to take a moment out of my busy life to appreciate things otherwise unnoticed.

In this month's issue, we're going to talk about...Read more



Announcement: My Revised
E-Book is Finished!

Good news! I've received tons of emails from readers who want to know when my revised e-book will be back on the market. I can happily say that the answer is now!

The new edition promises more content, better graphics and a totally...Read more

Conquer the Quilt
Home Study Course

Eco-Friendly Quilting

The other day, I saw a newscast about landfills. It made my heart sink. I love planet Earth, and the sight of this decaying debris was more than I could take.

I asked myself how I could possibly make a difference. After all, this is a global problem. Maybe I can't solve things on a worldly scale, but I can do my part in my own community. And, you can, too!

You might be interested to know...Read more

Tips for Terrific Quilting

  1. Use a dryer sheet to remove sticky residue from your iron. Set your iron to a low heat setting. Then, glide your iron over the dryer sheet. Presto! The residue is gone.

  2. A tip that has been such a help to me in applique, or machine embroidery is: when using a stick-on stabilizer or fusible product, use a pin to...Read more

    Free Pattern of the Month:
    Butterfly Barcode

    View PatternView Fabric
    40" x 50"

    If you want to sew a super simple quilt, this one is sure to please! Just sew strips of fabric together, and you've got yourself a quilt. You can change the mood of this design by the fabrics you choose!

    Until next month, happy quilting!

    Kindly,




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