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I have already made one quilt from Quilting Quickly and have the fabric ready to make 3 more, so for me, the magazine was worth the cost. I like the fact that the magazine gives more information than the tutorials. For example, when I saw the "Big Star Quilt" tutorial, I knew I wanted to make that quilt. I ordered what I thought would be enough fabric. When I purchased the magazine, I found that I had underestimated the amount of fabric for the backing. I love watching the tutorials; but it is great to have more detailed instructions. I will buy the next issue; but it looks like most of the quilts are by others. I hope they are easy quilts as I am into easy now.
I picked this up yesterday but haven't had a chance to look through it. I'm sure I'll find several quilts I want to make. My problem is finding the time to make all the things I want to make.
I ordered a digital version from Fons & Porter and will purchase the next issue. I wanted the Dashing Stars (Big Star) kit and ordered it from Missouri Quilt. They didn't have anymore kits so the young lady that took my call made a kit with the required fabrics and I saved $2.00 by doing it this way. This was my first order with them and because of the great customer service I received I'm getting ready to place a hugh order this morning.
How many issues a year is this mag? At that price, maybe it is not the typical bi-monthly magazine. Is it quarterly?
Carol in Michigan
Jenna - I'm on the gold coast and bought it yesterday...$23 tho :-|
I bought the first issue thru MSQC when I ordered something else. I have cut back on the number of magazines I buy, so I didn't mind the $9.99 price. I have already made a table runner from the magazine and plan on making more items. I have enough magazines and patterns that are challenging - I'm ready for quick and easy, but don't look quick and easy.
Jenny said on the live chat the other evening that there will be 3 more issues of the magazine this year. I am leery of Fons and Porter association as they seem to be gobbling up so many other entities. I noticed that in the first issue of Quilting Quickly there is an over abundance of F/P advertising. Any new magazine will need advertising to support the publishing costs so until more ads are gathered, F/P will fill the ad pages with their products. I think Jenny and family bring a lot to the F/P organization with their great family spirit, quilting knowledge and down to earth teaching skills. I will continue to purchase Quilting Quickly for as long as Jenny and family crank them out.