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Make a 6˝ potholder like the ones made by Ricky Tims. Print it twice if you wish to make a two-sided Log Cabin potholder, or print as many times as you like if you’d like to make a quilt top of little Log Cabin blocks.
The road to recovery is tough, but Libby Lehman is sewing again! Ricky Tims shared a “giant leap” day recently with Libby in her home studio in Houston, Texas. His thoughts about the emotional, successful day will lift your heart! From The Quilt Show: Stroke victim Libby Lehman is on the road to recovery and...
The American Quilter’s Society has made the very difficult decision to cease publishing The Quilt Life magazine after the October 2014 issue. Living the quilting life through the eyes of Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson for the past four years has been an entertaining and educational experience for all The Quilt Life readers. The Quilt...
AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with multiple medical issues. Her personality and sense of humor are leading the charge for recovery. Team Libby and her quilting friends are her support through this time. What’s left? Well, what do quilters do at times like this?...
Is the ocean calling you with dreams of summer ahead? For now, make plans to sew this Waves of the Sea block. Easy cutting and easy construction make this block as fun as an ocean breeze!
Last night I attended a widely anticipated event—the opening reception for MANifestations, an exhibit of quilts made by men at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden, Colorado. What a party it was! RMQM has been showcasing the work of male quilters every other year since 1992. Even so, Karen Roxburgh, the museum’s executive director,...
Before you dive into the December issue of The Quilt Life magazine, please take one more look at Laura Fisher’s BROKEN STAR quilt in the October issue. The TQL team fell seriously in love with this wonderful antique quilt. Ricky told me he wants to make his own version of the quilt, and TQL contributing...
Ricky Tims had a great time encouraging his Facebook fans to help him come up with punny names for his entry in the August TQL Cookoff. (Recipes for this issue’s cookoff had to be inspired by stage plays!) The ideas his FB friends suggested are pretty funny, proving once again what a clever and creative...
The Quilt Life is here! Click here to take a peek at what you will find inside the December 2012 issue. We added a couple of quilt block patterns for you, too. Still haven’t subscribed, click here!
Sorry, bad pun, but I couldn’t resist. Back when we were just beginning the April issue of TQL, Ricky confessed his colossal obsession with the Titanic. It was no surprise that his obsession found its way into a quilt. After all, isn’t that what happens when we are totally immersed? I bet you’ve made at...
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