MyQuiltPlace Goes Patriotic!

Here’s a taste of the 4th of July from the quilters at MyQuiltPlace.com. MyQuiltPlace is a community of over 20,000 quilters who love to share their quilts, their techniques, and often a little of their lives with one another. Under the Galleries tab, you’ll find over 34,000 quilts! Here’s a sampling of patriotic quilts and…

La Passa-what? La Passacaglia, of course!

After a year of hand piecing, hand quilting is now underway on this stunning quilt made by New Zealand quilter Wendy of the Wendy’s Quilts and More blog. Her adventure started with the pattern La Passacaglia from Dutch designer Willyne Hammerstein’s first Millefiori Quilts book. Although Willyne hand stitched the quilts in that hard-to-find book,…

Sharing Designs on Freedom: Part I

Throughout time, events have been recorded with needle, thread, and fabric. Historically, women and men have picked up needle and thread to stitch history onto fabric. The embroidery designs in Bonnie Browning’s book, Designs on Freedom, express a deep sense of patriotism and can be used by embroiderers, quilters, artists, or as coloring pages. Click…