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…

Quilting World Loses Another Star

Sad news – on March 12, 2013, Patricia B. Campbell passed away. We knew Pat as a quilt artist, teacher, lecturer, and author of several AQS books. She was known for her unique style of Jacobean appliqué. Pat’s use of non-traditional style patterns and bold colors have won her many ribbons and awards. Her effervescent…

Meet Dr. Joyce Mori

Dr. Joyce Mori is the author of the new AQS book Quilting Designs from Native American Pottery. She has been professionally involved in quilting for over 20 years. Her mother introduced her to quilting when she was about 10 years old; her first full-sized quilt was a hand-sewn Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt. She also made…

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.