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The leaves are drifting across a modern block background—it’s a 62" x 72" pattern with many possibilities!
Visit Kathryn (Kathey) Bates’ home page on www.MyQuiltPlace.com, and you’ll find a quilter from the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State who has shared quilt love in many places around the country and around the world. She has also donated 19 quilts for Quilts of Valor! Here’s a lovely quilt made using African batiks made in Mali...
Among the more prolific groups on MyQuiltPlace.com are the Batik Strip Swap and the Charm Square Swap groups. While the vast majority of the 90 groups found on MQP involve no interaction beyond your computer monitor, these groups result in a variety of new fabric pieces arriving at your doorstep – including some you may not...
Oh, to be as carefree as this pretty pink piggy! Cheerful and contented on her grassy lime-green hilltop, she’s having fun with the bees and butterflies that dart through the tall pink flowers. Even the bees wear a smile. The high-quality, 100% cotton This Little Piggy fabric panel is approximately 36” x 44”. Because it’s...
Hot off the presses at AQS! Fiber dyeing was just as important to the citizens of 18th-century America in places like Williamsburg, Virginia, as it is to today’s quilters and fiber artists. Organic Fiber Dyeing: The Colonial Williamsburg Method by Max Hamrick is a beautifully-photographed trip through time into the fiber-rich history of colonial America, including...
When you hang out with over 15,000 members in the AQS MyQuiltPlace.com community, you meet a lot of interesting people. Today’s spotlight is on traditional hand-quilter Orville Roach. Orville has been quilting throughout the past dozen retirement years, just for fun. In that time, he has created over 50 quilts! It seems he’s always making a...
In Part 2 of Quilt Care 101, let’s consider humidity, temperature, and dust – does it really matter? Follow these simple care tips, and your precious quilts will stay looking like new for decades. Part 2 – HUMIDITY AND TEMPERATURE Conditions in your home may tend to fluctuate, but optimal conditions for quilts and other...
Florida resident Charlie Hudson, the author of five novels and three non-fiction books on scuba diving, transports the reader into the small southern town of Wallington, where the residents seem so familiar – could it be your own town, your own quilt guild? Helen Crowder, her quilting guild friends, and their formerly quiet way of life...
Meet Ginnie Leiner, a regular at My Quilt Place
Learn how to protect your quilts from harmful light!
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