Kimberly Einmo is an author, award-winning quilter, designer, international instructor, and quilt judge. She has written five books published by the American Quilter’s Society including her newest, Modern Quilts & More, plus Jelly Roll Quilts & More, Jelly Roll Quilt Magic, Precuts Bonanza and Quilt A Travel Souvenir. Host of four popular online classes on…Details
Linda Roy sewed, appliquéd, and quilted her entire quilt, PRIMITIVE WEB, by hand and became the winner of the 1st Place, Bed Quilts – Hand Quilted award sponsored by Superior Threads at AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014! The quilt came together “pretty fast,” says Linda – in about nine months. The colors were chosen…Details
At every age, we like to think that we’re keeping our brains in the best possible working order. Quilters, you are doing the right thing! Dr. Denise Park, a neuroscientist at the University of Texas, says that participating in new challenges improves memory and defers cognitive aging. A recent study proved that learning new skills…Details
An Enchanted Makeover sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? It IS a dream come true and a positive change for women and children seeking new lives in shelters. When new skills are learned, dreams become possible, and bright futures can be the result! This year, Enchanted Makeovers has teamed up with Baby Lock to bring…Details
In the June TQL, we introduced the delightful Dahlia Clark, a Canadian quilter whose wild dye-painted Giraffe quilt, Kelly, just blew me away when I saw it at the International Quilt Festival last fall. (How did she come up with that crazy angle? You’ll just have to read the article to find out.) Dahlia, as…Details
Unbeatable sister duo Pat Holly & Sue Nickels won the Bernina of America Home Machine Quilting Award at QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2014. See their quilt, TWO OF US, and hear their quilting tips in this video interview with AQS Executive Show Director, Bonnie Browning. The quilt was made for thequiltshow.com, Ricky Tims and Alex…Details
April has been another busy month for MyQuiltPlace.com members. What beauties you all have created! Take a look at this sampling from the past month’s uploads – maybe you’ll be encouraged to show a few of your own. As always, you’ll find these and more on My Quilt Place Galleries. Click on the quilt to…Details
What an amazing quilt! Judith Phelps’ ingenious wall quilt, THE VALUE OF GEARS, was named the Moda Fabrics’ Best Wall Quilt at AQS Quilt Week®–Paducah, Kentucky 2014. The quilt is an incredible thread-painting; each block is covered in fine details that could only be accomplished in thread. Judith used 16 colors of black, white, and…Details
Join Handi Quilter education coordinator Vicki Hoth as she takes away the fear factor associated with free-motion machine quilting. Vicki introduces simple motifs perfect for the beginner, including stippling, loops, hearts, swirls, feathers, and more!
Then get out paper and pencil and begin developing muscle memory for when you’re ready to go to the machine.