Author Archives: laurieshifrin

About laurieshifrin

I am a quilt designer, author, quilting teacher and lecturer.

Determining Right/Wrong Side of Batiks and Dyed Fabrics

For those of you about to begin your Nature’s Jewels quilt and for those of you just curious – here is my tip about how to know which side of your batik or hand-dyed fabric to use as the face-up side.  … Continue reading

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Laurie’s 2 New Patterns Showing at Quilt Market in Portland

A little known fact about my early quilting years is that more than half my quilts were made from solids and solid fabrics featured prominently in the other 50% of my quilts.  I remember my favorite fabric was a beautiful … Continue reading

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Nature’s Jewels Block of the Month Quilt

Wow – it’s been way too long since I’ve written!  And what’s prompted me now is that I can’t wait to show you my newest pattern, which is my exciting new Block of the Month quilt.  This is my 2nd … Continue reading

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Caribbean Cruise Meets Hurricane-Force Winds

Remember that cruise I was set to teach on? You know, the one heading to the Caribbean in OCTOBER!!?  Hurricane season???  Well we went and had a wonderful time, which I’ll tell you about in a future post.  But first, … Continue reading

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International Quilt Market – Houston

No – I’m not going to be in Houston this year, but I will be well represented by my quilts!  For those of you who don’t know, International Quilt Market is a wholesale show which happens twice a year – every Fall … Continue reading

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New Kits Available

My shipment of fabrics arrived yesterday from In The Beginning, and I am now proud to offer 3 new kits made from September Light by Lida Enche.  I have a longer post about the fabric line if you scroll down … Continue reading

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Outdoor Quilt Show Makes Great Weekend Family Fun

 Laurie Shifrin to be Featured Artist at Duvall’s Outdoor Quilt Show Quilters and families alike will have a fun time visiting the small Western Washington town of Duvall on Saturday, September 24th, from 10-4pm.  The 10th Annual Duvall Outdoor Quilt … Continue reading

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