The Modern Quilt Life

Cheryl Arkinson and Amanda Jean Nyberg are one of the perfect combos we feature in the February TQL. The modern quilters met online, and they didn’t actually meet in person until after they’d written a book together. And without ever being in the same room (or the same city, or even the same country), they…

Make a Surface Design Quilted Postcard with Karen Linduska – Video

Watch AQS author, Karen Linduska as she demonstrates how to make a quilted postcard using machine surface design techniques. Karen is the author of the AQS books  Your Machine’s Decorative Stitches and Creative Uses for Decorative Stitches.  Let Karen help you get started on your own unique postcard.

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Sew many stems

It was a delight to talk to Mary Owens, the quilter whose wonderful Rose and Sage is in the December issue of TQL. Mary makes her quilts entirely by hand, because she loves hand sewing. Imagine that! One of the charming little (yes, only 4”) blocks is a tulip, with an appliquéd stem. We left…