Author Archive | Carole Lyles Shaw

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Protect Your Memories and Files

Protect your memories and files! Having a plan to protect your photos, family videos, documents and digital files is now more important than ever! We have all been watching or experienced the impact of major weather disasters–fires, hurricanes, floods–across the US, Canada, Mexico and more. When a natural disaster threatens, it’s impossible to gather all [ …Continue Reading ]

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Patriotic Modern Quilts Available

Patriotic Modern Quilts Book Launch! I am very proud to announce that my newest book, Patriotic Modern Quilts, is now available for purchase at your local quilt shop and on Amazon. What’s Inside? 11 Projects Project Planning Pages –handy sheets that will help you organize all of your quilt projects Many projects with options for [ …Continue Reading ]

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Quilt Tools to Save Time and Money

Here are some of my favorite quilt tools that help me save time and money….and keep my fingers safe! Do you have favorite tools?  Post in the comments what it is and why you like it. NOTE: I purchased the items reviewed here with my own funds–no affiliate links. Check with your local quilt shop [ …Continue Reading ]

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Fresh Quilting Brings Modern Quilts to TV

Hi Everyone, I’m sure you’ve heard about the great new TV show called Fresh Quilting. Well, the second series has launched and I’M IN IT!  As the song says…..Look Ma, I’m on TV….. Fresh Quilting is co-produced with the Modern Quilt Guild and features today’s most innovative modern quilters who reinterpret traditional techniques with a [ …Continue Reading ]

Quilt designed in EQ7 from my book, Patriotic Modern!  Look for it in September 2017.

Learning to Design Quilts Using EQ7

Hi Everyone, I often hear quilters say that they want to learn how to design quilts using the software design program called Electric Quilt.  Too many quilters bought the program…and then never or seldom use it. So, for all of you with a version of Electric Quilt sitting on your virtual shelf, I want to [ …Continue Reading ]

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GiveAway Winners and More!

GiveAway Winners! I’m happy to announce the winners of my first Newsletter Giveaway!  Winners were chosen at random from my newsletter subscribers and could choose to use their cash prize at the quilt shop of their choice. It was a lot of fun to call the surprised shop owners and tell them that a customer [ …Continue Reading ]

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Modern Quilt Workshop in Tampa!

Upcoming Modern Quilt Workshops I will be teaching two modern quilt workshops at the StitcherParadise Retreat, being held in Tampa FL from August  17-19, 2017. NO-SEW Hands On Demo:  Fractured Disappearing 9 Patch. This is a project from Madly Modern Quilts, my first book,  We’ll use paper and scissors and you’ll learn some of the [ …Continue Reading ]

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Announcing my Newsletter Launch GiveAway!!

Newsletter Launch Give Away!! I’ll be launching a periodic Newsletter in just a few weeks.  I promise not to overwhelm your inbox and of course, I will NEVER sell or giveaway your name and email address to anyone, anywhere.  (I use a secure system for my newsletter–www.MailChimp.com.  They are highly rated and respected.) The Newsletter [ …Continue Reading ]