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Meet Robin Gausebeck, the artist behind IN FLANDERS FIELDS. Her work took home the 1st Place award in the  Miniature Quilts category sponsored by JUKI America, Inc. at AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013. This miniature offers a beautiful commemoration of World War I. Inspired by John McCrae’s poem, In Flanders Fields, this small piece...
Surfing is probably the last thing a wounded warrior expects to be able to do. But thanks to an organization called Operation Surf and its parent company, Amazing Surf Adventures, veterans in treatment at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio do just that. A five-day experience at Van Curaza Surf School in Pismo Beach,...
It’s no surprise that many ancient Egyptian works of decoration are rife with symbolism. Today’s leading Egyptian art, created by the Tentmakers of Cairo, stitches together modern interpretations and styles with the timeless symbolism of birds throughout Egyptian culture and history. Like many cultures, birds and other animals play a key role in symbolism, mythology,...
Create the beloved look of Tiffany glass with this sweet blue bird and dogwoods.
Reprinted from The Quilt Life Magazine By Brenda Gael Smith Click here to subscribe today Click here to order this issue In my previous life, I was a lawyer. Pursuing my passion as a textile artist beckoned, however, and so I “retired”—from practicing law, that is. Since then, I’ve been working with the exhibition committee...
Meet Cherrie Hampton, winner of the 1st Place SMALL WALL QUILTS: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest, sponsored by YLI Corporation. After the gentle urging of her friends, she chose to take a chance and enter one of her pieces in the AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013 contest. Not only did she have...
Meet Cindy Garcia. Her quilt, GOD’S GREATEST GIFT TO ME WAS DAD, took home the first place prize in the Small Wall Quilts: Pictorial Category sponsored by Horn of America at AQS QuiltWeek™ – Paducah, Kentucky 2013. Her father, pictured in this award-winning piece, was the talk of Quilt City USA® this April. Viewers were...
Foundation Piecing – It’s a Breeze Reprinted from American Quilter Magazine By: Marci Baker CLEAR SAILING, 47-1/2″ x 64-1/2″. All quilts by Marci Baker I’ve always been intrigued by the foundation piecing technique, sometimes referred to as paper piecing. However, I was frustrated that the construction method I used didn’t guarantee success. Occasionally fabric pieces...
Have fun building a Liberated Log Cabin Block with the help from the foundress of Liberated Quiltmaking. This easy guide comes from the book Liberated Quiltmaking II by Gwen Marston, and we’re presenting the tips to you free this week. Step-by-Step: Liberated Log Cabin Block Cut a square or “squarish” shape by eye (see fig...
Organization tips for quilters by Linda Griffith Do you ever avoid quilting time because of the mess in your sewing space? As a professional organizer and avid quilter, I travel the country helping others organize their sewing spaces for optimum efficiency. I’d like to help you too! Preparation Start by understanding the space you have...
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