Follow suit

Have you read “Time Capsule Quilts” in the April TQL? The article is about Susan Shie, who is often referred to as an “outsider artist.” For an outsider, though, she’s pretty connected, to both her own daily life and to the events that shape our world as a whole. The story is about the way…

Remembering Eula Mae Long

We received the sad news today that Eula Mae Long of Salem, Oregon, passed away on February 4, 2013. Eula was a homemaker, seamstress, quilter, and published author. She enjoyed designing and making all manner of clothing during most of her life. It was in her later years that she discovered quilting and genealogy. Eula’s…

Do You Have Copyright Questions by Bonnie Browning

DO YOU HAVE COPYRIGHT QUESTIONS? Here are some answers for AQS contests. by Bonnie Browning, Executive Show Director The American Quilter’s Society has been receiving questions recently regarding copyright permission for quilts displayed in AQS contests. You can make quilts from many sources for your own personal use without obtaining any kind of permission; that…

Barn Quilts

Barn quilts aren’t just for barns anymore. Here in the Denver area we see them on houses and storefronts and other businesses. My own garden shed, for instance, is a prime candidate for a barn quilt. The only thing holding me back is trying to decide which block pattern to use.