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Daydreams of Quilts publishes PDF patterns and quilting tutorials. We sell our patterns, ebook and quilting supplies on Etsy. We also sell handmade quilts, bags, wallets and more.

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Welcome to Daydreams of Quilts Blog! It’s wonderful that you are here. Here you will find posts about quilting both as a hobby and as a business. Anita strives to share her quilting knowledge gained in over twenty years of quilting and business knowledge gained in seven years of business.

Swoon Quilt in Solid Fabrics
A quilt made at the request of Anita’s Aunt and Uncle in solids matching the colours of the art by Ted Harrison in his book “O Canada”.

About

Anita is a passionate Canadian quilter who has finally figured out the answer to “What do I want to be when I grow up?” She has been quilting since 1997, blogging since 2011 and a pattern designer since 2016. She holds a Journalism diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and combines her skills in writing, photography, quilting and teaching on this blog.

She wants to share her knowledge in quilting, pattern design and business with others who seek this knowledge. Why hoard information to yourself? The more the merrier and as the saying goes “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it… it just grows.”

Here you will find posts about quilting as a hobby and as a business. Feel free to take, or learn, what you need and leave the rest. May we all be beautiful flowers, or in our case, quilters.

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What To Do if Your Small Business is Under Attack on Social Media

If you are a small handmade business owner you probably have multiple social media accounts and ways for people to contact you to inquire about your products and request custom orders. Unfortunately all these ways of being contacted can open you up to receiving nasty social media attacks. Fortunately this rarely happens but when it …

What To Do If You Think Someone May Have Copied Your Quilt Pattern

I was recently falsely accused of stealing someone’s quilt pattern and using it as my own. This person handled the situation so badly that I was actually embarrassed for her as a business woman. I thought maybe she could use some advice and perhaps there are others out there who would possibly make the same …

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