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About Fabric - Batik, Quilter's Cotton, and Flannel

Posted on June 30th, 2022 at 9:53 a.m.

About Fabric - Batik, Quilter's Cotton, and Flannel

About Fabric

About Batiks

To make batik fabrics, areas of the fabric are blocked out with the application of a hot wax “resist”, then the fabric is dyed. The pattern covered in wax resist the dye, leaving unique designs after repeat waxing and dyeing ...

Quilter's History

Posted on June 10th, 2022 at 11:19 a.m.

Quilter's History

Quilter's History
  • The history of quilting can be traced back at least to medieval times. Early examples exist from Europe, India and the Far East.
  • The word 'quilt' has been linked to the Latin word 'culcita', meaning a bolster or cushion, and seems to have first been used in ...

January 2022 Saturday Survey Feedback

Posted on February 9th, 2022 at 9 a.m.
Bear Creek Quilting Company Saturday Survey Feedback

At the beginning of January, we ran a Saturday Newsletter Survey asking for your feedback:

"What does Bear Creek Quilting Company do well?"

"What can Bear Creek Quilting Company improve upon?"

To everyone that answered that survey, we give a heartfelt "THANK ...

Oregon Wildfire 2020 Quilts

Posted on October 6th, 2020 at 11:10 a.m.

Oregon Wildfire 2020 Quilt & Pillowcase Donations

10/16/2020 Update:  Call for donations is now closed.  We have filled our need for the Oregon Wildfire victims.  If you have already shipped a package, we will make sure it gets distributed to any remaining families in need ...

Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2019

Posted on November 27th, 2019 at 9:23 a.m.
It's time!  It's time!

One of our biggest sales of the year...
Black Friday-Cyber Monday SALE!

Black Friday Cyber Monday
Shop early for best selection-
when it's gone, it's gone!
(These products will not be re-stocked.)

Please take the time to carefully read the details below; this will make ...

National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2019

Posted on September 20th, 2019 at 3:36 p.m.

National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2019

Recently, we posted on our blog a complete Guide to Quilt Fabric Precuts which helps you find out which manufacturers make precuts, what they are called, and some ways to use them. We have also included videos of how these precuts are made ...

Save the Date: National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2019

Posted on September 13th, 2019 at 10:22 a.m.
Save the Date! We have National Sew A Jelly Roll Day just around the corner!

When:  September 21st, 2019 is National Sew A Jelly Roll Day by Project Jelly Roll

National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2019
We will have a fun post on September 21st with exclusive Jelly Roll Free Quilt Patterns.  Be sure ...

Save the Date - National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2018

Posted on August 14th, 2018 at 9:20 a.m.

Save the date - September 15th, 2018 for Moda's National Sew A Jelly Roll Day!

National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2018
~The BCQC Team

Round Robin - Final Quilts Revealed

Posted on August 26th, 2014 at 2:20 p.m.

Round Robin Quilts are finished!

It is amazing to think back to March, when this Round Robin started.  At times, it seemed difficult to stay on a two-week rotating schedule but in the end, WE DID IT!  We completed eight beautiful quilts; each one being more unique than ...


Posted on December 19th, 2013 at 7:18 a.m.

Welcome to our Bear Creek blog!

We have some exciting things planned for 2014.

We love to hear from you. 

Please leave us a comment as we get ready to launch exciting and inspiring articles.

Shari at Bear Creek Quilting Company