Q.S.O.S

TQL contributing editor Meg Cox is a busy lady. Besides writing books and magazine articles, she’s president of the Quilt Alliance, the organization behind the Quilt Index, that massive online database of quilts in museum collections. The Alliance is also responsible for Q.S.O.S – Quilters Save Our Stories. This is a grassroots project, and you…

Meet Sumiko Minei

Sumiko Minei is the author of the newest AQS book, Foundation-Pieced Double Wedding Ring Quilts.  Sumiko was born in Toyama Prefecture located in the Hokuriku region on Honshu island, Japan. She worked as a hospital dietitian until her marriage in 1971. She then began to making quilts and began to teach quiltmaking. In 1988 she…

Virginia Avery

We quilters lost one of our foremothers yesterday–Virginia Avery. She was just a couple weeks shy of her 100th birthday. Jinny was one of the quilt world’s pioneers. Back in the early 70s, she decided people needed someone to teach them to quilt, and that person was going to be her. She was good at…

Meet Moya Hu

Moya Hu, the owner of Moya’s Workshop, hosts a popular handmade-themed blog that has had more than 2 million visitors since its inception. She started quilting in 2006 and has already authored two successful books on handmade topics published in the local market. She lives with her cute dog, Bogi, in Taipei, Taiwan. Moya’s Workshop…