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Old 04-22-2021, 01:22 PM
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You might want to see if your library has quilt magazines in digital form and use that money for more fabric 😆
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Old 04-22-2021, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by marsharini View Post
You might want to see if your library has quilt magazines in digital form and use that money for more fabric 😆
Ha! This is a great idea!!!!
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Old 04-23-2021, 03:36 AM
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I looked at the price of Love of Quilting in the store a month ago and it was $9.99, I about fainted. Hard to believe anyone pays that, a subscription of any magazine is the way to go. But I no longer subscribe since there may be only 1 pattern in any one magazine that I might use.
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:23 AM
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In the past, Iíve had subscriptions to Quilters Newsletter, American Patchwork and Quilting, Quiltworks, American Quilters Society and a few more. After a bunch of years I feel like Iíve read enough? Idk. I looked at Quiltmania and decided to take it for a year. I also decided to take the Quilters Companion. Online. Itís outrageous to ship the magazine from Australia but the online version isnít too bad. Love them both.
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Old 04-23-2021, 07:29 AM
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Honest and true answer, if you search you can find it again: I cancelled my remaining magazine subscription after my first year on the Board because I get more out of what the members here are doing. People are exploring/defining their areas of the art right here and posting pictures and talking the issues. All without the ads and added buying temptations!

Sometimes it is nice though, just to get something bright and fun in the mail. Nothing wrong with that. My "last" subscription was American Patchwork and Quilting. I do look at the AQS stuff each month at my Tuesday group.

Not at all the same, but I usually catch at least some of the 2 hours or so of Quilt programming my local PBS station airs each week! So I get to see the Fons and Porter season, even if not as quickly as published.
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Old 04-23-2021, 10:29 AM
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I loved the quilt mag "Quilt" I have kept everyone I got...till they quit making them...loved the old patterns, and I look thru them quite frequently.... don't buy anyone elses...too many ads!
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Old 04-23-2021, 05:18 PM
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I second Quilt Folk and Block Magazine. I believe there are only 6 issues of Block per year but each one includes numerous MSQC patterns.
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:13 PM
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I like "The Block" from Missouri Star Quilt Co. It is informative, they print corrections when necessary and let you know it. Also, You can buy a box to store them in so you keep them like books.
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
I haven’t bought a quilt magazine since they stopped publishing Quilters Newsletter Magazine.
I cancelled my QNM subscription with four issues left to run. I got an envelope marked Final Notice! Services Will Be Cut Off! (Only all in shouty caps.) It was a trick to get you to open a subscription renewal letter wondering in a panic what bill you'd forgotten. I called them and the CSR blandly chirped "Oh, the 'service cutoff' means your subscription." I told her that I had fully intended to renew, but I was not going to tolerate such chicanery, and to stop my subscription now. She argued, but I got a refund anyway.

My favorite, Quilts with Style/Foundation Piecer, stopped publishing some years ago. It got too big for a mom-and-pop operation, but not big enough to hire a staff.

I think Quiltmaker may still be in business, but I dropped that one too when a new publisher took it over. They took out all the features that I liked best and started to publish a magazine like all the rest of their line. There used to be 2 or 3 per issue that I wanted to make; after 4 or 5 magazines with nothing but bland traditional patterns in ugly fabrics, I let it lapse.

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Old 04-25-2021, 04:53 AM
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I love the block mag by MSQC!
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