Author Archives: Maria Michaels Designs

For Sale – Janome Free Motion Frame Quilting Set for 1600P

For Sale: This Janome package has been opened but never used. I bought it to use with an adapter on my Bernina Virtuosa sewing machine, then decided to add a Janome sewing machine to my collection. However, this set doesn’t work with my Janome MC 9400. It was made for those Janomes which have 7mm wide …

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P.S. To Donation Request

Originally, Shopper’s Drug Mart of Barrie, ON, Canada requested the donation of a bed-sized quilt to be raffled to raise money for their annual fundraiser for their local Women and Children’s Shelter. However, they now realize that quilts of all sizes would be a big help to their raffle as well. So, if you have …

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This particular Shopper’s Drug Mart of Barrie, ON, Canada is requesting the donation of a bed-sized quilt (preferably a Queen size) to be raffled off. The money raised will be donated to a local Women and Children’s Shelter. The fund raiser is an annual event and a donation will be deeply appreciated. If you have …

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And the Winner Is . . .

I numbered entries, then used the Random Number Generator to choose the lucky winner of Quilters’ Cutting Guide shown above. And the lucky winner is Joan Glasgow! Congratulations, Joan! I know you are going to be very happy with this book and  Deborah’s cutting method! To claim your book, email me at info at mariamichaels designs.com by …

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Win A Free Book!

WIN THIS BOOK! How to Win! Read the Review on it which I blogged about a few months ago. Visit Deborah Rubles’ Quilters’ Cutting Guide website. Comment here on which 2 of her videos you liked best and why. Give me your reason for hoping to win this special, helpful book. Winner Will Be Announced:  Friday …

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Tool Reviews & Win A Free Book!

Last September, I wrote a review of Deborah Rubles‘ book, Quilters’ Cutting Guide. Today, I want to tell you again about 2 of her quilt tools that I wouldn’t be without! You won’t want to be either! They are her Ruler Holders and her Protective Guards. These wonderful Ruler Holders are made of wood by …

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Kennel Quilts Featured on WJHG

If you would like to make and donate Kennel Quilts, visit TQPM’s Kennel Quilt web page, where you will find free patterns and all the necessary information. FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

World UFO Day – Today, June 2nd

At our TQPM staff meeting this morning, our Technical Editor, Nancy Noah, brought up the interesting fact that today is World UFO Day. Of course, as she said, the day is dedicated to the existence of Unidentified Flying Objects. However, as Nancy, pointed out, we quilters have our own versions of UFOs (UnFinished Objects). I …

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Northern Woods Blog Hop Winners!

I am sure that you all enjoyed following the Northern Woods Blog Hop this past week! Now that you have seen the fabrics in Nan Baker’s Signature Collection, I’m sure you will agree that they are fabulous! It was my privilege to be a part of this Hop. My thanks to everyone who viewed and …

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Northern Woods Blog Hop – Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the Northern Woods Blog Hop! On Day 1 you visited Nan Baker‘s Purrfect Spots, but even before that Island Batik featured Nan in their blog. –  These beautiful Northern Woods fabrics are Nan’s Signature Collection designed by Kathy Engle for Island Batik. I’m sure you enjoyed reading about Molly Bear in Nan Baker’s Northern …

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