Month

February 2015
Thanks to Colleen Konetzni and Donna Barnitz for providing OnPoint with information about their fun and fabulous group from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. They were a big help at QuiltWeek in Albuquerque! Our little group began in 1992 when we put a notice in the local paper about a group forming. Who knew there were...
RED FEATHERS is the distinctive quilt that won 3rd Place, Large Quilts–Longarm Machine Quilted at the 2015 AQS QuiltWeek® event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Marilyn Badger, who did the intricate quilting, was interviewed by AQS Executive Show Director Bonnie Browning: The innovative design was pieced and appliqued by Claudia Clark Meyers. Enjoy Marilyn’s description of...
Contributed by Karen Eckmeier www.quilted-lizard.com Lucky lizard, that’s me! I got invited to teach in New Zealand for the Quilt Symposium Manawatu located in Palmerston North on the North Island from January 16 – 21, 2015. I had the honor of teaching in New Zealand in 2008 for a month long lecture tour to 12...
“A guild with a purpose,” this small group of forty-two created 136 quilts in one year for charity! 46 baby quilts to Project Linus/Medina County 34 teen quilts, 50 Christmas stockings (filled with goodies) to New Horizons Shelter Care 56 adult quilts to Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging Rae E. Van De Motter of...
Cathy Geier begain this quilt as an experiment in capturing a tree in sunset. The experiment was successful! She became the 1st Place winner, Wall Quilts – Landscape at the Albuquerque QuiltWeek event in January. Cathy uses many innovative techniques; be sure to watch this video to learn more about her beautiful quilt, SUNSET SENTINEL,...
Artists from all over the U.S. were inspired by Cherrywood Fabrics’ hand-dyed “Wicked Greens” and black in 2014! They each created an imaginative 20-inch square quilt using the theme “Wicked.” Most were influenced by the Broadway hit musical WICKED™. AQS is pleased to present the entire traveling exhibit of the WICKED™ Cherrywood Challenge quilts at...
Finding hearts and valentines in the Galleries of MyQuiltPlace.com is fun! It is so obvious that the members of MyQuiltPlace have lots of love to express and to share. Above, a cute little bag by Alexandra Conrad, just right for carrying hearts and more! Click on the images of each item to go to its...
Don’t you love February? Love is in the air, and the Heart Variation quilting pattern by Nan Moore might be just the design you need to express it.
Here’s a spotlight on a big, busy guild that does so much for others! Introducing: The Des Moines Area Quilters Guild! Mina Lea (Mike) Wigg, owner of Des Moines’s first quilt shop, Mrs. Wigg’s Cabbage Patch, suggested that quilters in the area should get together to share and learn from each other. So, in February...