"I use my small quilts as candle mats and to protect furniture tops, such as my night stand or the buffet top. I make doll quilts for Christmas gifts, but I make mine fairly large, about 17 to 20 inch. This size is better for wrapping up…"
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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 quilting theme mixed into…"
"I'm running into a "snag" on my latest project. That's what happens when you try to make a fat quarter into the "star" fabric in a quilt. I think I have a solution, but it will mean more work than I had…"
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"I have just started to make doll quilts. I have a few tops completed but need to quilt them. I'm hoping for the weather to cool off so I can spray baste them out on the patio. This Summer has been too hot to go…"
"We all have to make what money we have go as far as possible. On-line vendors can be a great source for us quilters. I check the sales and clearances on the big on-line shops for bargains quite often. Don't volunteer to be…"
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 quilting theme mixed into each historical fiction series.
My Trail of Thread in written in the form of letters sent back home while my ancestors traveled to 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?