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CQ Around the World

The International Quilt Week in Yokohama and in Tohoku: A Report from Japan by Hideko Ishida
Hideko shares her experiences in the stunning feature article for this issue.  Do not miss the chance to see this quilt show through her camera lens.

Kimono Wall Hanging Made from Men's Ties by Cherie Thompson
Cherie shares how she made this kimono wall hanging from a batch of men's ties. 

Crazy Quilted Caddy by Kimber Pekora
Kimber shares her great ideas for recycling the packaging from Crystal Light drink mix.

Crazy Quilt Society Retreat by Rita Ellison Goff
Rita reminds us why the CQ Society Retreat in Omaha is so special.

I Shall Wear Purple - If I Ever Get My Jacket Finished by Dean Deerfield
Dean shares her methods and her progress on this incredible CQ vest.

Quilt Market by Barbara Blankenship
Barbara shares her experiences at the Houston Quilt Market.

Little Crazy Heart Needlecase by Kim Stenehjem
Kim shares her pattern for this ingenious CQ needle case.

More Techno Jam by Carolyn Lee Vehslage
Carolyn makes a return visit to CQMagOnline to further discuss her Techno Jam CQ.

Framed Fan Scissors Keep by Pat Winter
Pat came up with this creative, yet functional, fan-shaped scissors keep.

A Box For Carolyn by Nancy Combs
Nancy shares her process for decorating a wooden box as a gift for a friend.

Introducing Children to Stitching and Fabrics by Pat Winter
Pat share her adventures in crafting with kids.

A Mermaid by Lynn Schoeffler
Lynn shows how she created this wonderfully encrusted Mermaid box.

A Very Long Drizzle by Lynn Schoeffler
Lynn demonstrates this useful BE stitch and how she incorporates it into her CQ.

Introducing Judy’s Creations by Pat Winter
Pat introduces us to Judy's Creations by Judy Morphis of Texas.

Random Thoughts on a Marriage: A Discussion of a Crazy Quilt Wall Hanging by Jenny Clark
Jenny created this incredible quilt to celebrate her life.

An Old Look for a New Face by Lynn Schoeffler
Lynn shows how easy it is to give brass charms a vintage look with Pinata Color by Jacquard.

Silk Ribbon Purse by Diane Ricks
Diane Ricks shares this clever little purse made from bias cut silk ribbon.

Church Crazy Quilt by Gwen Frazier
Gwen and the members of her church created this fabulous Crazy Quilt as a fundraiser.

Embellished Silk Print Quiltlet by Stephanie Novatski
Stephanie shares her method for embellishing this tiny silk print quilt.

Report on Lightfast Testing: Dyeing With Food Coloring by Vikki Clayton

Nifty, Nattering, Needlers, Nibbling @ NOWRA 2005 by Cherie Thompson
Cherie reports from Down Under.

Putting It All Together by Stephanie Novatski
Stephanie shares her experience with assembling a friendship CQ.

Victorian Memory Fan Quilt by Julia Camilleri
An inspirational piece that may inspire you to make one of your own.

Holiday Ornament Swap On The Crazy Gathering List by Kimber Pekora
Kimber shows off the wonderful creations from this holiday swap. As a bonus, Julia shares directions for her ornament.

BOI: Block of the Issue by Kimber Pekora
Kimber uses her own contribution to the Hurricane Katrina fundraiser quilt for the pattern for this block of the issue.

Needling About by Alanna Heaton
Worried about the right needle for the right project?  Alanna offers some help.

Expanding on a Great Idea in the Interest of Time by Julie Yonge
Julie adds her own special touch to Kimber's CQ Bookmark idea.

My Favorite Seam Treatment by Deborah Smith
Deborah Smith shares this lovely combination of stitches.

Crazy Quilted Journal Cover by Lisa DuCoing
Lisa creates a truly lovely CQ cover for her Journal.

This issue proudly sponsored by:

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2006 CQMagOnline Project

Making Juvenile Diabetes A Little More Bearable

by Kimber Pekora and Nancy Combs

Books in Review:

Diana Lampe's Embroidered Pansies by Stephanie Novatski

Joan Gordon's Silk Ribbon Embroidery Bible: The Essential Illustrated Reference to Designs and Techniques by Nora Creeach

Product Reviews:

DMC Stranded Linen by Rissa Peace Root (coming soon)

Artist Spotlight:

Jane Weir, Mixed Media Artist

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Editor's Notes by Nora Creeach
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