The Hoffman 2017 Challenge

Are you up for a challenge? Hoffman teams up with Aurifil this year to present their 2017 challenge using the Mastery digital-print collection. Aurifil is offering a thread to accompany the collection, also called Mastery. Take a look at the focus fabrics and let the creativity begin! Here are the focus fabrics: Here is the…

Mourning & Meaning Through Cloth

Looking for a fall quilting road trip? Consider heading to Virginia Quilt Museum located in Harrisonburg, VA for their second annual Seminar, “Mourning and Meaning Through Cloth” October 21 – 22, 2016.   Over the course of two days, speakers will explore the customs and symbols of the Victorian South through needlework, fashion and jewelry, cemetery…

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,…

Kristin Vierra’s 16 Tigers

Enjoy this video interview with quilter Kristin Vierra, whose quilt 16 Tigers was part of the Gala of the Unexpected, a celebration of the 25th anniversary of The National Quilt Museum. For the past 25 years, much of the world’s most innovative quilting has been shown at The National Quilt Museum. To celebrate these 25…