Month

March 2013
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...
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...
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...
See a quilt with 76,260 beads! That’s how many beads Michele Lea hand-sewed on her Honorable Mention quilt from Lancaster 2013. Watch the video and see and hear how this quilt came to be.
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...
Apply the Designs of Centuries to Today’s Quilt and Textile Projects. Dr. Joyce Mori is well known for her creative adaptations of Native American designs to hand or machine quilting. In this latest book, she demonstrates how to apply yet another set of imaginative designs from several cultures for all kinds of fun textile projects....
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.
Timna comes from a long line of quilters, but hated sewing as a child. She now spends her days quilting. Her time is divided between working at her longarm business and playing with fabrics and colors for her own quilts. Timna’s work has been recognized at various quilt shows across the country. She lives in...
“Quilting Modern” Written by Jacquie Gering and Katie Pederson Photo copyright: Joe Hancock, 2012 Illustrations copyright: Interweave Press LLC, 2012 Get the pattern here.
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