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May 10, 2013
As quilters, we create – we create tangible evidence of our love and affection for those around us, we create lasting objects of beauty and art, we create as we explore position of pattern, texture and color.
May 7, 2013
Creative people just need to be with other creative people! Share your favorite activities with your best friends, it’s even more fun.
May 3, 2013
Part of the fun of my studio renovation has been searching out other studio ideas and seeing how others organize and work. So what inspires you? How do you keep/use your inspiration pictures and items?
April 25, 2013
When I first saw a quilt in the form of a bookshelf, I was fascinated. They’re sometimes called Bookshelf Quilts, sometimes Library Quilts, and like most quilts, are built up of colorful blocks – and sometimes embellishments as well.
April 22, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone directly and indirectly affected by the tragic events in Boston and West, Texas. Be strong!
April 19, 2013
For me it is officially quilt show season! What types of quilts attract you at a show? Pieced, appliqué, a combination of both, machine quilting, hand quilting?
April 12, 2013
What does springtime do for you? Do you abandon the sewing room in favor of warm earth and perky plants? Do you, like me, have a quilty version of spring cleaning?
April 11, 2013
My sewing machine set in place and all of my beautiful fabric stash. I love having my own sewing space! Do you have a “Woman Cave”?
April 8, 2013
What’s your oldest project? The one that keeps saying to you, “finish me, please!” Let’s inspire each other to finish our UFOs.
April 4, 2013
Spring has truly sprung in some parts of the country and thanks to Quilt I had the good fortune to spend last week in one of those glorious locations.
April 2, 2013
I’ll admit it – a few of my goals have already succumbed to the old routine, and the new routine. I did try though – instead of resolutions, I named them goals – something to strive for, something to work on, improve.
March 22, 2013
It seems that almost every quilter has a secret, or not-so-secret, yearning to play around with silk. Sure, we love cotton, and we hope it never, ever goes away, but silk has a special allure, with its amazing range of weight, texture, and color.
March 20, 2013
The AQS debuted 40 new works commissioned specifically for this event and handcrafted by the men of the Chareh El – Khiamia (Market of the Tentmakers) in Cairo, Egypt.
March 19, 2013
Is there anyone in your circle of family and friends who would love to wrap up in a verse of comfort?
March 15, 2013
I always find it fascinating that whenever I am sewing or quilting or binding, the quilts or fabric act as a magnet for my cats! It really is uncanny. I love having them around me, but sometimes, honestly it hinders my progress.
March 13, 2013
Shopping, lunch and an art exhibit all under one roof? Now that’s what I call a perfect a way to pass a rainy Saturday.
March 12, 2013
If you have been quilting for years, share your knowledge and skills with someone you know…and don’t forget to keep a basket of chocolate beside each sewing machine!
March 11, 2013
Here’s hoping you have a wonderful stash of fabric and that you don’t have to move it! Oh, my. I moved a week ago, and did I ever underestimate! Fabric is heavy!