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March 24, 2015
Historically, quilts had a cloth top and back, some form of batting in the middle, and were stitched together with thread. But what actually is a quilt? At its most basic, it is three layers held together by some means. The layers may be of plastic or metal; the batting can be Styrofoam. There really...
(Photo Credit: Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic) The words security and safety describe the efforts of US soldiers. These words also describe the feeling one often gets when wrapped in a comforting quilt. The North Wind Quilters Guild recently donated 22 Quilts of Honor to local veterans in appreciation for their service. The event was in conjunction...
Here’s a close-up look at the Best of Show quilt from the recent AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster, Pennsylvania! STARS ON MARS was made by Gail Stepanek and quilted by Jan Hutchison. Gail discusses the design, sewing, and quilting processes with Melissa Winters, AQS Director of Education. -annhammel@aqsquilt.com
New from BERNINA®: Two adorable Easter projects! Are you hosting an Easter brunch or special springtime event? Make the final touches extra-special with a quick and easy napkin tutorial. Click HERE for a detailed bunny napkin tutorial. It includes a self binding so that you can quickly whip them up for your special occasion! And...