"Bridget, I looked at fabricshack, really nice, a ton of fabrics that are new to me. Thanks. My son lives in Ohio, and I would love to find this shop if it is near him. The Hancocks in Paducah is worth a trip. When I went to…"
"Hi, Mariah, I am most inspired by the oldest existing American quilts, 1840-60. I was just in Shipshewanna, IN where I saw Kaye England's collection of quilts. She has two that are old enough to have Hewson prints in them;…"
"Even 'tho I live in the Chicago area where there are many fabric shops, I often buy fabrics online. My favorite sites are hancocks-paducah.com, not connected with Hancock's Fabrics, which has a beautiful shop in Paducah, warehouse…"
Fourth generation quilter, love those old blocks in new colors. Learned hand-quilting from my grandma at the Ladies' Aid Society Thursdays in the church basement. Use a sit-down quilting machine now, and am just getting competent with it.
How many quilts have you made?
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I make them - its all about the process.
How long have you been a quilter?
What is your favorite quilting technique?
I love hand applique, tho it is getting harder with my stiff hands.
Why do you quilt?
What is more peaceful, contemplative and creative in this world, than handiwork?
I'd love to see your quilt! I'm just the opposite; mine are usually bright and colorful, but I will occasionally use the 30's reproduction fabrics. I've never made anything using the Civil war era prints. I wish you'd post some of your pictures; I don't see any on your page yet!