Soft Expressions supporting the expressive quilter in tradition innovation art and computer with Sharla Hicks

Search Website
Nav BarGalleries, be inspired by others expressive quilters workHelp to get the most out of browsing SoftExpressions.comNewsletter with how-tos, tutuorials, reviews on quilting software and quilt embellishment for the expressive quilterQuilting Software Home Page: Supporting the Expressive Quilter in Tradition, Innovation, Art and Computer Quilting with Sharla Hickscontact info and site map
Nav BarstorefrontSearchLog-in: Account / Wish ListProduct ListCheckoutBasket Contents

Free Shipping @ $50*
*Heavy Weight Exclusions

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)

Sale and New Items
Laurel Burch
Art Girlz Felt, Charms, Stamps
Jenny Hasking Magazines, Embroidery CDs, Quilting Software
1000+ Helpful Books for Quilting and Computer Quilters, find helpful books on quilt construction, design, printing on fabric, using the software programs and more.
Magazines: Quilting Arts, Creative Expressions, Cloth Paper & Scissors
Quilt Patterns
Notions for Quilters like Marti Michelle Templates, Rulers, Mats, Rotary Cutters, Sewing Accessories, Machine Quilting Supplies and more.
This is a expanding category with quilt giftwrap, jewelry, helpful must have tools, watches, organizers and beautiful storage boxes.
Paper Piecing Software and helpful tools like finger press, foundation printer sheets, rulers, books and . . . .
Helpful products for quilting memory quilts and labels like Bubble Jet Set 2000 and June Tailor Fabrics
DVDs, CDs and Videos
Find all the popular programs like Electric Quilt, Quilt-Pro, PCQuilt, Paper Piecing programs, Redwork, Designing CD, Repligator, Creative Impusle and more for the traditional and innovative quilter.
Dyes, Paints and Pens
Foils & Glitter
Iron-on Applique Patches
Beads and Charms
Angelina Fibers for Innovative Quilter
Threads, Yarn and Fiber
Needle Felting Roving & SuppliesThis section will answer your questions about shipping methods, costs, handling and more.
bullet iconShip International
bullet iconCompany Profile
bullet iconMail, Fax Form
bullet iconReturn, Exchange, Damage
bullet iconWebsite Use Disclaimer

Find Soft Expressions on Facebook

CD-ROMS for Quilters



Quilt-Pro and Benartex teaming up with Quilter's Newsletter Magazine bring an interactive CD with 5 years of articles and projects (1995 to 1999) to quilters.

line break
click here More Quilt, Embroidery, Instructional & More

NOTE: Opened Music, Pattern & Instructional CDs, DVDs, Videos, Computer Software are NOT returnable.
Exclusions: 1. If defective, the item will be replaced. 2. If UNOPENED in original sealed and undamaged case or box, the item may be returned for a refund.

QNM CD package


Quilter's Newsletter Magazine on CD
Over 170 projects from the last 5 years (1995-2000) available now at your finger tips on CD!

View articles on any MAC or PC. Using Quilt-Pro's Block Factory technology, PC users and Mac users with Virtual PC can print any size block and templates from the projects

Sold Out, No Longer Available



Quilters Newsletter Magazine has joined the computer age!

by Sharla Hicks © 2000

WOW, computer quilting has come of age -- it has jumped from child to teenager, and in my opinion, the best is yet to come as more and more quilters realize that computers are a very useable quilter's tool that save time. Quilt-Pro and Benartex teaming up with Quilter's Newsletter Magazine to bring you an interactive CD that offers 5 years of articles and projects on CD is just one signal of the maturation of computer quilting!

Quilter's Newsletter Magazine has been the quilter's magazine of choice for many many years. Now, for those of use who have made QNM back issues part of our beloved quilt library collection, stored them in boxes or binders on the shelves of our quilt libraries, and lovingly referred them when needed, QNM has just gotten better! 5 years of the best QNM projects and articles on CD, allows us the option to interact with the much loved quilter's magazine of choice in even a greater way.

PC users and Mac users with Virtual PC: Print any size block from the projects using Quilt-Pro's Block Factory technology: (Mac users, see computer requirements below!)

Print templates or foundation piecing blocks, your choice -- this allows custom sizing and flexibility just not possible in the printed word charts and project recommendations. This is quite an enhancement for the QNM projects found on the CD. No more copy store trips or redrawing of blocks. Just sit down to your computer, resize and print all the copies you need and never leave your home, stash or sewing machine. Talk about time savings!

For additional information about Block Factory and how it will printout blocks from the QNM CD, .

An added enhancement to each projects blocks is Benartex Fabrics fill each patch for a sense of what the project will look like in the real world!

Find Quilter's Newsletter Articles and Projects easily with a quick search by:

  • Issue
  • Cover
  • Author
  • Project

Quilter's Newsletter Articles format:

The articles are set up just like the QNM magazine format with the same articles, pictures, charts, and recommendations -- all that you have come to expect from the premier magazine choice for quilters world wide. Now with the collaboration between Quilt-Pro, Benartex Fabrics and Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, it is even BETTER!

Issues & Covers for the Following:

Jan/Feb 1995 (Issue #269) to December 1999 (Issue #318)


3-D Stars: Met on the Courthouse Steps

Air Mail
Antique Basket
Autumn Applique
Autumn Beauty Quilting
Autumn Geese
Autumn in Japan
Autumn Splendor
Autumn Star (Pattern)

Baby Bunting
Bats, Cats, & Hobgoblins
Beautiful Borders
Beautiful Swimmers
Beyond the Classroom
Big Stitch Quilting Patterns
Bleaching to Add Dimension
Bleeding Hearts
Block Bonanza
Bluebird on My Shoulder
Bonnie's Fan Club
Bow Tie
Bow Tie Memories
Braced Bees
Bright Nights (Follow Gleam)
Broken Dishes
Burgoyne Surrounded
Busting Out
Butterfield's Fancy

Chaco's Paw
Chain Letters
Checkers in the Cabin
Christmas Kaleidoscope
Cinderella Series
Color Interaction
Colourwash Checkerboard
Corded Stems
Creating Original Blocks

Desert Snowfall
Devil's Claw
Double Needle
Stained Glass
Double Nine Patch
Duck and Ducklings
Ducks on the Grid

Easter Egg
Easy Reversible Vests
Easy Trapunto
Emilie's Sampler
English Paper Piecing Evening at the Lily Pond
Everyday Objects

Falling Leaves
Fantasy Flower Basket
Floral Fantasia
Free-Form Layered Applique
Freezer Paper Compass
Freezer Paper Reverse Applique
French Ivy
Fuzzy Wuzzy Bears

Garden Baskets
Garden City Square Dance
Geese are Still Flying
Golden Splendor
Graceful Greenery

Harvest Sunset (Pattern)
Haus Fans
Heavenly Stars
Heritage Medallion
Holiday Houses
Inset Angled Blocks
Isle of Man

Jack's Chain
Jacob's Ladder
Jewel Box with Plaid Posies
Josh's Bear Paw

Kansas City Star Block Bonanza

Last Rose of Indian Summer
Laura Wheeler Patterns
Lights in the Window
Log Cabin Look-Alike
Lone Star: Rising Tide Quilt
Looking Beyond Tradition
Love at Last Jessie's Star
Luscious Lilies

Make Believe Cowgirl Sue
Market Memories Mixed-Media Applique
Mix-n-Match Medallions
Morning Glory
Mosaic Applique
My Dear Valentine

Navajo Know-How
New Ways With Hexagons
Nine Patch in a Square
Nine Patch Star
Northern Stars Oh! My Stars!

Old Growth
Oriental Honor

Partridge & Pears
Patterns of Illusion, Part 1
Patterns of Illusion, Part 2
Peggy's Baskets
Perfect Stained Glass
Pineapple Plaid
Pineapple Slices
Plaid Stars
Pocahontas and John Smith
Pots of Begonias
Prairie Garden Pattern
Prickly Pear
Quick Trip Around the World
Quilt for a Tall Bed, Series Part 1-4
Quilts From the Heart Razzle Dazzle




Red Delicious
Redwork Patterns: Dolly Dingle & Friends
Reel Block
Reversible Quilt-As-You-Go
Ribbons for Polly
Rising Sun
Romantic Rose

Sands of Time
Scrap Basket
Sometimes You Have to Work Through the Blues
Sparkling Candles
Spherical Excess
Spring Baskets
Spring Floral
Spring Flutters By
Spring Has Sprung
Star of Escher
Star Puzzle
Starshine in the Midnight Garden
Stacked Bricks
Summer Wedding
Sunday Drive
Sunny and Hazy
Swing in the Center

Take Away Applique
The Lost Goslin', Crazy Anne & Friendship Quilt
The Terrace Floor
Tiny Trees
Trailing Hearts
Triangle Tessellation
Tribute to Mother
Trip to New York
Triple Spinning Star
Turkey Tears
Twilight Flock

Under the Sea

Valentine Log Cabin
Variations on a Theme
Variations on Angles and Squares
Victorian Valentines

Wasatch Memories
Watercolor Fans (Pattern)
Wedding Bells
Wee Houses
Wild Roses
Wildflower Homestead Series 1-5
Winding Ways
Working Out the Blues
Woven Double Irish Chain

Yuletide Greetings

Zig Zag Path

Computer Requirements:

  • Magazine content can be viewed on most any computer running Netscape 3.0 (or higher), MS Internet Explorer 3.0 (or higher), or compatible browser.
  • NOTE: Macintosh users will only be able to view the projects, IF *Macintosh owners have a Virtual PC type program that allows running PC programs, then you can also use the Block Factory to printout out projects templates and blocks.
  • Block Factory program requires (a PC program): Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP, 8mb RAM, 20mb Hard Disk space, Mouse or compatible pointing device. Macintosh owners nyst use a Virtual PC type program

line break

QNM CD package


Quilter's Newsletter Magazine on CD
Over 170 projects from the last 5 years (1995-2000) available now at your finger tips on CD!

View articles on any MAC or PC. Using Quilt-Pro's Block Factory technology, PC users and Mac users with Virtual PC can print any size block and templates from the projects

Sold Out, No Longer Available


line break

Back to Top

Related Items

More Info Here More Quilting Software & Reviews

Quilt-Pro resources: Reviews, how-to articles and more! click here
Mac Version
MAC Quilt-Pro 5 Version
Quilt-Pro 5

Premier Software from Quilt-Pro line

Paper Piecing Software
Can open blocks in Quilt-Pro Carol Doak Foundation Factory
Carol Doak Foundation Factory
Windows & Mac Versions

Helpful Quilting Instruction on CD

Hand & Machine Quilting DVDs
& CDs For Line Ideas

10% off DVD
Borders & Bindings DVD
Borders & Binding

Machine Quilting
with Paula Reid
Hand Quilting
40% off DVD
Hand Quilting DVD Cover
Workshops to Go
Hand Quilting
featuring Andrea Perejda
40% off
Clipart on CD
Flower Doodles
Flower Doodles

by Design Originals
Brushes act as rubber stamps in Adobe® Photoshop® programs
Stencils for Quilting Ideas
Over 45 Designs
Stencil Examples
Templates & Stencils

Hand & Machine Quilting Books with Instructional CDs/DVDs

Fusible Lightweight
Quilt Magic by Jenny Haskins
Quilt Magic®
(1 side) Fusible Fleece
Quilt Magic® PLUS
(2 sided) Fusible Fleece
Note: 59" Wide
Sold by Yd, 5 yd or Bolt
Perfect Hand Quilting
Perfect Hand Quilting Without Pain

by Liuxin Newman
Machine Quilting
Secrets of Elemental Quilting
The Secrets of Elemental Quilting

Plus Trapunto Tips and Tricks
by Karen McTavish
Includes DVD

DVDs (Stand Alone)

Instruction on Quilt Construction
Helpful Tools, Tips and Tricks

Fons & Porter DVD
All About
Fons & Porter Rulers

Easy Angle Partner
by Sharon Hultgren
How to use Easy Angle Rulers w/ Patterns included
10% off DVD
Borders & Bindings DVD
Borders & Binding

Machine Quilting
with Paula Reid

CD: Interactive Quilt Design CDs with Companion Books

Dear Jane
Dear Jane

by Brenda Manges Papadakis
Has a companion program
Dear Jane Design CD
Dear Jane
Stand Alone
Dear Jane Design Software
Stitched with Love
Stitched with Love

by Robyn Pandolph

CDs / DVDs/Books: Stand Alone DVDs or Quilt & Sewing Books with CD/DVD Included.
Some Books Have Seperate Companion DVDs

20% off
Book &
Instruct DVD/CD
50 Fabrulous Paper Pieced Stars
50 Fabulous
Paper Pieced Stars

by Carol Doak
40% off
Sew Hip & Sewing 101 DVD
Make It You Sew Hip

& Sewing 101 DVD
by Shannon Mullen
20% off

More Amazing
Quilted Photography

by Tammie Bowser
Quilted Photograghy DVD
Quilted Photography
by Nancy Zieman with Tammie Bowser
(Sewing with Nancy TV Series)

Back to Top

Site Map
& Picture Indexes
10% TO 60% OFF

Books & Patterns

Threads, Ribbons, Yarns & Angelina Fibers, Roving

Soft Expressions
1230 N. Jefferson Street Suite M
Anaheim, CA 92807

Click to Enlarge & Print

Feedback and questions are welcome!


Pacific Time Zone
Office Hours & Will Call:

Monday to Friday 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Toll Free USA or Canada: 888-545-8616
Fax: 714-630-8970 Phone: 714-630-7414

Search Website

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)
Find Soft Expressions on Facebook

spacerStorespacerReviewsspacerNewslettersspacerGalleriesspacerHelp spacerWebsite Conditions of Use
Website Design by Sharla R. Hicks, Soft Expressions, all text and art contained on this site © 1996-2014