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Mrs. Schmenkman Quilts



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Kaffe Fassett for FreeSpirit Artisan Fabrics Blog Touralobsigerscreen-shot-2016-10-20-at-2-36-00-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-20-at-2-38-11-pmimg_4989img_4990img_4991img_4993img_4992img_5001

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:25:52 +0000

I’m so excited to participate in the Kaffe Fassett Artisan fabrics blog tour! My first exposure to Kaffe Fassett fabrics was in a small ad in the back of Threads magazine way back when…early quilting days around here, possibly in the early ’90s (no, not the 1890s). I spied a fabric printed with rows of […]


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Kaffe Fassett for FreeSpirit Artisan Blog Touralobsigerartisan-blue-ctr

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:59:01 +0000

You may be aware of my longtime love of Kaffe Fassett’s fabrics. If so, you would know I was beyond THRILLED to be asked to join the Kaffe Fassett for FreeSpirit Artisan blog tour! Have you heard about Kaffe’s very special upcoming collection called Artisan? Oh my! It is a milestone collection and combines cottons, […]


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Old Quilts, New Life & Old Friendsalobsigerimageimageimageimageimage

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:41:36 +0000

::cough:: ::cough:: Pardon me while I blow some of the dust off the blog. You’ll probably know that this is important if I’m of a mind to post again. And this is! I’m helping to celebrate the launch of Sarah Fielke’s new book, Old Quilts, New Life! First, congratulations, Miss Sarah, for a fabulous, fabulous […]


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1718 Coverlet Quiltalong — Month 2alobsiger1718block11718march1718march2

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:44:00 +0000

And we continue on with more 1718 Coverlet blocks. For month 2 (March), we are doing (pattern number is first, block numbers in parens): 1 (1) 3 (14 and 18) 7 (12, 15 and 17) 8 (13, 23 and 27) 9 (16) 10 (21) 11 (22 and 25) 12 (24 and 26) We did our […]


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1718 Coverlet Quiltalong — Month 1alobsiger17181FullSizeRenderIMG_8942171831718517182171871718417188

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:12:12 +0000

Hello! Hello! Care to join in? Sarah and I are embarking on a quiltalong for the most wonderful quilt, the 1718 Coverlet as described in Susan Briscoe’s book, The 1718 Coverlet: 69 Blocks from the Oldest Dated British Patchwork Coverlet. Let’s face it, an “along” in which I am co-responsible for hostess duties is pretty […]


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Little Quilts Blog Tour & Mini Quilt Swap: Last Stop — Imagingermonkeyalobsigerkaty projpkm 1pkm 2pkm 3pkm 4cocktail shakers to kristahivejules

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:48:26 +0000

It’s the last stop on our Little Quilts blog tour. Katy’s post for it had me all weepy. What a gem of a pal! I’m excited that Katy is working on my Candy Is Dandy pattern for her partner. She is making it with Peppered Cottons and the GORGEOUS Alison Glass batiks (can’t wait to […]


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Little Quilts Blog Tour & Swap: The QuiltDad Stopalobsigerkitttttensredquiltredwolf

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:01:08 +0000

OK, I just have to say that John has made a stunner of a quilt for his Little Quilts Blog Tour partner! He made up Sarah‘s Not Quite Hawaiian in a most fabulous fabric combo. I gasped when I saw it. Here is a stolen sneak peek: Could you just die? Or at least have […]


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Little Quilts Blog Tour & Mini Quilt Swap — Next Stops: Lilysquilts and Poppyprint!alobsigerpinchedpoppypinched

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:38:29 +0000

We have two lovely bloggers helping us out this week!! Lynne from Lilysquilts and Krista from Poppyprint! If you have not already done so, please dash over to Lynne’s post on the Little Quilts blog tour and swap (AND BOOK GIVEAWAY!) and see what she’s done with Miss Sarah’s Drawn Together quilt. Here I’ve pinched a tantalizing peek […]


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Beyond Neutral Blog Tour Stop and Giveawayalobsigerbeyond neutral bookmustard acidcanyonlands qtriton cove qglacier bay qpacific crest qReading matter

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:13:37 +0000

John Adams, aka Quilt Dad, is one smart cookie and here he has gone and written another very smart book called Beyond Neutral: Quilts Inspired by Nature’s Elements. .  . In it, he encourages us to look beyond white and cream and black as options for background colors in quilts. I believe John has met […]


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Little Quilts Blog Tour — Next Stop!alobsiger

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:35:57 +0000

Greetings! The Little Quilts blog tour is rolling along! This week, stop by and visit the lovely Nedra over at Cactus Needle! Woot!!


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