Wee Quilts for Wee Folk: No Ordinary Quilts!

July 13, 2015 Leah Perri for the Winona Daily News Winona, Wisconsin Stitches in time teach more than nine: Fountain City woman’s quilts are learning tools for kids Angie Bork displays one of her “wee quilts” at her home in Fountain City, Wis. They’re designed for four- and five-year-olds and are donated in schools in…

Video: The Amazing Eight’s Amazing Aztec

Seven of the Amazing Eight quilters were interviewed in Paducah when their quilt, Amazing Aztec–Nicolor Dream Quilt, won second place in the Group Quilts category sponsored by Innova. The quiltmaking process traveled through several states. The ladies started quilting together five years ago after meeting online at thequiltshow.com. These quilters from Mississippi, Ohio, Texas, Tennessee,…

Video: Captain Kimo is a Winner!

Nancy Sterett Martin’s wall quilt, Captain Kimo, was a hit at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2015. Nancy, who resides in Owensboro, Kentucky, took inspiration from the www.captainkimo.com website, where she found the nature photographer’s heron photo and received approval for its use. The photo was taken in the Wakodahatchee Wetlands nature preserve park in…

School Block Challenge WINNERS 2015

Children and creativity go together! And creative children have the opportunity to win in the nationwide School Block Challenge held at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky. Sponsored by MODA Fabrics, the School Block Challenge is a yearly contest. Participating schools, youth groups and parents are given packets with three fabrics from MODA. Students…

Not Fade Away: Quilt Alliance 2nd Conference

Quilt Alliance will present their second conference, Sharing Quilt Stories in the Digital Age, in Asheville, North Carolina, on May 5, 2015. Quilt history isn’t over. Every time a new quilt is made, another chapter of quilt history is written — or at least it should be. The nonprofit Quilt Alliance teaches quiltmakers, quilt collectors,…