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March 24, 2014
In 2003, woodworking hobbyist and luxury car mechanic Kent Mick made doll beds for two of his granddaughters for Christmas. His wife, Judy, suggested that they make quilts for the beds. Neither had quilted before, but they worked together to make miniature quilts for the beds. Kent fell in love with the process, as many...
Imagine a companion dog who has grown deaf or lacks the ability to function as he or she should. It’s sad to think that dogs like these are literally abandoned when their working capacity is no longer what it once was. Out of sheer compassion for these dogs and other abandoned animals, Dr. Roschelle Heuberger...
Melissa Winters interviews Lorilynn King, who won first place in the Innovative Wall Quilts category at AQS Quiltweek – Phoenix, AZ 2014. The quilt, A POCKET FULL OF PAISLEYS, is her own design. It was started about three years ago and makes extensive use of embroidery, done on her home machines, and hand-sewn crystals.  It...
Quilters on MyQuiltPlace must have been in the mood to monkey around this month! Take a look at this adorable child’s quilt, Peekaboo Monkeys, added to the MyQuiltPlace Gallery by Lois Flannery of Minnesota: Cathie Scanlon of Washington made a Monkey Madness quilt. Look closely – you will see bananas in the quilting. Perfect choice, Cathie! The...