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Take a peek inside the creative process of 20 talented quilters and see how their original designs evolved! The National Quilt Museum’s annual New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest continues to bring out the best in creativity from today’s talented quiltmakers. Quilts are selected for their excellence in design and technique, innovation, and contribution...
Two Traditional Blocks are Merged to Create One Versatile Stars ‘N Strips Block. Creative cutting strip-sets makes Eight-pointed Stars come alive. Easy piecing guarantees excellent results. Ten  projects will get you started. Vary the number of fabrics or their value placement within the block for completely different looks. Two block sizes plus variations on the...
Princess Mirah has been bringing some of the best of Bali batik designed fabrics to us since 1981. Her exquisite fabrics have been featured everywhere  from New York fashion catwalks to the homes of discerning quiltmakers. All of Princess Mirah’s fabrics are handmade in Bali using authentic batik methods. Craftsmen use traditional copper stamps, wax,...
They say that every quilt tells a story. Some stories may be buried deep in the faded fibers of old quilts. The quilt detectives at the University of Nebraska are on the case! The Artifact Analysis class at the International Quilt Study Center at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln,  is the only program of its...
Join us on a visit to Alabama that features the quilts of contemporary African-American quilters included in the Robert Cargo Folk Art Collection. Many of these quiltmakers started by making utilitarian quilts that are amazing pieces of folk and graphic art. See the quilts and meet the quilters.