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March 4, 2014
Here’s a pattern for a unique, fun-to-make Giving Quilt, designed by Bonnie Browning to match her quilt that was in the Quilted in Honor Celebrity Quilt Exhibit
I had a little conversation with Lori Kennedy of The Inbox Jaunt the other day. I told her “I’m not a machine quilter,” and she took it as a personal challenge to show me that I CAN be a free-motion quilter on my beloved but elderly domestic machine (a Bernina 910, circa 1984)! Until now,...
Cathy Busch learned her first sewing-related skills after school in a small town in Ohio. She would spend time with a neighbor, Mrs. Miller, who was a seamstress. Mrs. Miller didn’t teach her how to sew; Cathy’s job was to string buttons! “She must have had every button in the world,” Cathy says. “She would hand me...
In this video, Elaine Brelsford interviews Gail Stepanek who, along with Jan Hutchison, won first place in Traditional Bed Quilts.
Have you wondered when and where the unique tradition of barn quilts began? The first use of colorful designs on barns in America dates back as early as the 1800s. German and Swiss immigrants settled in the Pennsylvania Dutch region of southeastern Pennsylvania, building family farms that were often spruced up with small painted patterns...