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Almanac Journal

Textile stories from the American Midwest.

Cross Section by Diane Núñez of Southfield, Michigan. Featured in Quilt National ’15.
Now on exhibit at Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts.

Summer Road Trip to the Iowa Quilt Museum

Winterset, Iowa Dear Friends, My 95-year-old Dad’s new Ford Taurus got 32 miles per gallon on our day trip to Winterset, Iowa last week. He was especially happy with that as now all his driving is confined to grocery store runs, doctor appointments, church and taking...

Sedona Wrap Knitting Pattern

I'm always charmed by how the depth of color in hand-dyed yarn can offer sophistication for even the most simple knitting patterns. I call this pattern 'Sedona Wrap' because its copper color...

Open work summer shawl

Knit the body of the wrap with a size 5 and the borders need a size 8 or size to get the look you want. I used Misti Alpaca Pima Cotton & Silk solids and variegated yarn. Click here for FREE pattern on...

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