Month

October 2013
Love novels. Love your Kindle. Now you can download Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge community fiction series for your Kindle. Hazelwood introduced us to Anne Brown and the Colebridge community in The Basement Quilt. Anne Brown is a plucky florist whose daily ups and downs will seem so familiar you’ll identify with her right away. When Anne...
Watch the presentation of a quilt to Operation Homefront volunteer Sherry Anderson in honor of her late father William George Rowland, a member of the Army infantry in World War II, during the opening of QuiltWeek®–Des Moines, Iowa 2013.
When you take advantage of American Quilter’s Society VIP Member Savings HERE, You’ll BELONG • To a body of quilters with a 30-year heritage, whose arms reach wide to encompass all ages, design styles, and methods. • Where quilting excitement flows and the members are as diverse as the quilts they create. • Where you’ll...
Jane Sassaman puts personality prints into basic blocks, uses minimal piecing, and turns them into graphically bold quilt masterpieces. In her book, Patchwork Sassaman Style, Jane shows readers her innovative process step by step, using vibrant color photos and detailed, easy-to-follow ‘recipes.’ She calls them recipes because you’re free to add or take out anything...
In a tremendous “win” for the art of quilting, Ann Loveless took ArtPrize 2013’s $200,000 first-place popular-vote prize. ArtPrize, which lasts 19 days and covers three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, is the city’s fifth annual art competition. SLEEPING BEAR DUNE LAKESHORE depicts a Lake Michigan dunes scene on a 20-foot, four-panel quilt, demonstrating...
Make the beautiful River Trees Quilt using the River Trees block by Jan Magee.
MyQuiltPlace is a GREAT place for Show and Tell! Any time you go to www.MyQuiltPlace.com, the home screen includes a slideshow of photos (look toward the left of the page).  When ANY MyQuiltPlace member uploads a photo to her/his MyQuiltPlace individual page, it is automatically included in this slideshow of the latest 100 photos. All uploaded photos go...
“Small” did not mean “instantaneous”, but it still didn’t take me long to finish quilting after I posted my progress last week. “Small” did turn out to be liberating, though. Experimenting with new techniques is not very scary when there’s been no huge investment of time and materials. What’s the worst that could happen? I...
Colorful is the word most often used to describe the new “Peppered Cottons” from Studioe Fabrics – so often and with such enthusiasm that this new challenge is named COLORFUL! The best part of The Colorful Peppered Cotton Challenge is that the first prize is $500 cash, and $250 in retail value of Studioe Fabrics....
Most quilters will agree that many of their quilts come from an emotional place. Sending a message in a quilt is not new. What you may consider new is the modern twist as more quilters are experimenting with sleek, chic lines and neutral colors with a splash of bold. Quilters are using this method to...
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