Month

January 2011
Wrapping up my chat with Linda Roy about Vintage Button Bouquet, I thought info about the idiosyncrasies of how Linda does things would be helpful.      Jan: So, Linda, do you have any tips for us?     Linda: Sure. I can tell you that I premake components for my quilt and do so whenever possible....
With over 70 Sunbonnet Sue books currently listed on Amazon.com (including out-of-print titles selling for hundreds of dollars) plus countless stories, patterns, articles, and websites devoted exclusively to her, Sue has remained incredibly popular since her creation around 1900 by artist and illustrator Bertha Corbett. For a fascinating insight into Bertha’s life, be sure to read the...
The most popular quilt character of all time, Sunbonnet Sue, has gone international. Deb Kimball used her imagination to send Sue traveling in the US and around the world, and the colorful result is International Sunbonnet Sue. Each of the 49 Sues is dressed in her country’s traditional costume and holds a symbolic souvenir. One...
Traditional Flying Geese Pattern Instructions Provided by Linda Baxter Lasco.
[This article was written by American Quilter contributing editor Iris Frank of Santa Cruz, California.] Jennifer Marsh’s dreams are never small…actually, they are gargantuan in my book. When I heard about her current “dream” project of wrapping the 37-story tall Saturn V Rocket replica standing at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, with...
                                A fun contest based on an article in the February issue, “Behind the scenes at the museum.” The museum is the American Folk Art Museum and the man is “missing” from the Bird of Paradise quilt top made 1858-1863....