Block 87 – Shining Star

Designer: Jackie Kunkel

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Blocks by Designers (L to R, Top to Bottom) Jackie Kunkel,   Joan Ford,  Lynette And

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erson   and  Melanie Barrett



Jackie’s tip “…. always buy at least 1/2 yard, if you really like it buy 1 yard, but if you adore it… buy the bolt!!!”

True confessions.. I HAVE bought a bolt of fabric, more than once!

Jackie and I go a LONG way back. Years ago I ran my quilt community at yahoo in their group area. Jackie found my group, joined in and was quilting along with me. Then she decided to buy a long arm, quilt for others, open an internet store, then started to teach, had an open studio, wrote a book and now has a fabric line & thread kit coming out… She’s come a long way baby and we have been friends the whole time!

If you have ever meet Jackie you know that she is open and friendly and giving.. and … NOT shy.. wink!  To prove this point, the first time we meet in person was during the trade show in Houston. She came into the ladies room of a restaurant and pretty much squealed… ‘PAT!!!!!’… True… Story!

Jackie is always thinking up new and clever things to making quilting fun. She did a big move of her family to a new state and so she has been loving the warm winter weather instead of snow she had back east.

Jackie wrote about  her first fabric line & Aurifil thread coming out, and sign up for her newsletter while there!

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Jackie has TWO Online classes.. she is a wonderful teacher, you’ll learn a lot!


and the awesome kits, at a great price right now!


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