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The Quilt in the Attic (A Quilt Romance)

Mar 14, 2016 10:45:00 AM / by Suzan Ellis posted in Uncategorized, Quilter’s Spotlight, Quilting, quilt, romance, story


Part 1

So you want to know how I found the love of my life? Well, you might say that a quilt brought us together. Don't laugh. You go ahead and drink your coffee and I will tell you the story. I have to warn you, it's a long story. You might have to come over again to hear the ending.

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A Quilter's Love Pieced Together

Jan 4, 2016 12:00:00 AM / by Mary Lee posted in Uncategorized, AccuQuilt Quilt Gallery, Quilter’s Spotlight, AccuQuilt GO!, Fabric Cutters, family, Reminisce, story, Susan Harriet Littler


Susan Harriett Littler was her name. From 1890 to 1916 she had 10 children. Eight children survived, one boy and seven girls. On a day in September 2015, six surviving granddaughters came together for a "cousins' reunion" and were reminiscing about their mothers’ mother. Gathered were Johnnie, Carole, Nina, Martha, Sue, and Nancy. It soon became obvious that had I been there at the turn of the Century, Susan was someone, like so many others in her time, that all women would love to have known. To set the chronology, it is important to first let you know that Susan was born in 1869.  She married Thomas Dutch Likins in 1890 and had her first of many children a year later, a baby boy.  The last child was born in 1916 when Susan was 47 years old.  

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Give the Gift of a Quilt Lifetime

Dec 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM / by Andi Reynolds posted in AccuQuilt Quilt Gallery, GO! Fabric Cutter, Quilter’s Spotlight, fabric, Fabric Cutters, family, quilt, story, Tutorials, News


First Quilter: “They say the one who dies with the most fabric wins.”

Second Quilter: “You know you can’t take it with you, right?”

First Quilter: “In that case, I don’t intend to go!”

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The Quilts that Saved a Village

Nov 30, 2015 11:42:50 AM / by Suzan Ellis posted in Inspiration, Uncategorized, bravery, AccuQuilt GO!, Fabric Cutters, quilts, story


Quilts are known for giving warmth and comfort, but in one instance, at least, they helped save the lives of a whole village of people. Here is the story of seven brave men and the quilts that carried them over a mountain.

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