Month

July 2011
I have a problem. I have all of these beautiful quilt designs in my head and no time to make the quilts. I realize that part of the problem is that I’m a hand-quilter (and hand-piecer) with a full-time job. I mean how many quilts can I possibly expect to make in my extra 1/2...
by Shirley Stutz In school I loved learning about fractions and their least common denominators. It seemed like a wonderful math game. I also love to find the least common denominator in quilting designs, reducing them to their simplest forms. This makes no-mark machine quilting easy. To analyze designs, start by choosing a picture, a...
Hear from Linda M. Roy, the Best of Show winner at the AQS Quilt Show in Knoxville, Tennessee in this video by the Knoxville Tourism & Sport Corporation.
An article by the Daily Mail Reporter shares results from a study that was recently written up in the Journal of Public Health. Let’s all go quilt – it is good for our health! “As devotees of a quiet and contemplative pastime, they would be the last to make a fuss about it. But quilters,...
Have you ever been inspired to make a statement quilt? You’ve seen them – those powerful post-9/11 pieces or the incredibly affecting ones about Alzheimer’s disease. How about the political quilts –dramatic or humorous – that crop up around election time? There’s a statement quilt in TQL’s August issue by Karen Reese Tunnell, and it’s...