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Here in Quilt City USA®, autumn is finally peeking around the corner and we love it. It’s all about beautiful leaves and cooling breezes! Take a look at some of the dramatic colors and fine workmanship on these leaf quilts from the Galleries at MyQuiltPlace. Here’s a beauty from Vikki Pignatelli, AGAINST ALL ODDS, posted in...
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...
Inspired by tiny charms and the alphabet, Janet Stone won the Moda Best Wall Quilt Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Paducah, KY 2013 with a wall quilt in a style that’s a modern take on a ‘sampler.’ The quilt, CHARM SCHOOL, now resides at The National Quilt Museum. Working with silk thread on a Janome...
When a traumatic brain injury changed her world, quilting helped AQS member Cindy Greenwell of Magna, Utah, to deal with circumstances that altered her life. She continues to make quilts—especially enjoying appliqué and hand piecing—simply for the peace and joy of it, as she has for 40 years. She’s made over 60 quilts! Cindy’s an active member...
It’s important to photograph your quilts carefully for quilt contest preliminary judging. Why not also photograph them to their greatest advantage for posts on MyQuiltPlace – and Facebook? How about featuring a favorite family quilt on your Christmas cards this year as a tribute to your quilting heritage! Also, because there are so many good reasons to document...
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...