Trading Time!

Among the more prolific groups on MyQuiltPlace.com are the Batik Strip Swap and the Charm Square Swap groups. While the vast majority of the 90 groups found on MQP involve no interaction beyond your computer monitor, these groups result in a variety of new fabric pieces arriving at your doorstep – including some you may not…

Organic Fiber Dyeing, The Colonial Williamsburg Method

Hot off the presses at AQS! Fiber dyeing was just as important to the citizens of 18th-century America in places like Williamsburg, Virginia, as it is to today’s quilters and fiber artists. Organic Fiber Dyeing: The Colonial Williamsburg Method by Max Hamrick is a beautifully-photographed trip through time into the fiber-rich history of colonial America, including…

He’s a hand quilter extraordinaire!

When you hang out with over 15,000 members in the AQS MyQuiltPlace.com community, you meet a lot of interesting people. Today’s spotlight is on traditional hand-quilter Orville Roach. Orville has been quilting throughout the past dozen retirement years, just for fun. In that time, he has created over 50 quilts! It seems he’s always making a…