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I just finished a throw for a cat-loving friend made of Laurel Birch cat prints and bright complementing colors. I'm trying to decide what to tackle next--a throw for a violet-loving friend, some FLWright-inspired…"
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Just wanted to pop in to say “hello” and introduce myself. I’m Linda Hubalek, fellow quilter and author from Kansas. Books about pioneer women are my specialty, with a cooking or a quilting theme mixed into…"
"Hi, I'm a librarian, so copyright is something I've heard a lot about. Technically, as soon as you make a record of your design by putting it on paper, you have rights under copyright law. However, it can be difficult to prove…"
Just wanted to pop in to say “hello” and introduce myself. I’m Linda Hubalek, fellow quilter and author from Kansas. Books about pioneer women are my specialty, with a cooking or a quilting theme mixed into each historical fiction series.
Have you heard of my books? Butter in the Well was my first book in 1992.
My Trail of Thread historical fiction book series, written in the form of letters sent back home, describes my ancestors’ wagon trail journey and homesteading in Kansas. Each book mentions twelve old-time quilt patterns, and I put drawings of them in the back of the books.
So if you like to read—besides quilting—please enjoy my blog and book excerpts on my website. Besides printed as paperbacks, my ten books are also available for your Kindle or Nook.
I have about a dozen quilts made by my great grandmother, (that we used all the time when I was a kid) so I’m into antique quilts and patterns. What kind of quilts and patterns do you like to work with?