Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
i would appreciate your permission to enter my quilt in Paducah. I used your pattern for Susquehanna Compass. I saved the pattern from Quilters Newsletter years ago and finally did it. I love it. ThanksContinue
My first quilts I used scissors and templates, it turned out fine, yet still I would like to make this process a bit quicker and that's why I'd like to ask you about rotary cutters. I came across it…Continue
I just read a tip from Nancy's Notions not to use lead pencils to mark my seam allowances because it may leave a permanent mark. I'd like to know what everybody else uses. I was using a lead pencil, now I'm not so sure.
I've been asked to quilt a top that was made 15 years ago, and the white border fabric has water-erasable markings from that time. A washcloth removed the blue, and left a faint yellow/brown mark. Has anyone had a similar experience? If the marks…Continue
Make block 8 of Christmas Countdown: Simpler Times.
Make block 7 of Christmas Countdown: Simper Times.
QUILTS, the 23rd episode of the PBS series Craft in America, will premiere Friday, December 27, 2019 at 9:00pm on PBS (check local listings). Craft in America: QUILTS explores the rich history of quilting and highlights the vibrancy of the contemporary quilting community. Through interviews with artists, scholars and quilting enthusiasts, the episode explores the meaning, […]
Make block 6 of the Christmas Countdown: Simpler Times.
Make block 5 of the Christmas Countdown: Simpler Times.
A fall 2019 project that we will finish in early 2020. Our most challenging No Sewing Until You Quilt It project yet. We made this design originally in stained glass and adapted the pattern for a queen size quilt which we are making in 5 units. Watch the video below for a sneak peak.
I am asking for your help with this post. My mother recently moved from Vista, CA to Robinson, IL. She packed the two quilts I made for her in a box and had it placed in the moving van coming east. They did not arrive. Here is the first one, a Boston Commons quilt with a Card Trick border. it is approximately 100 x 100" and is signed, dated and dedicated…Continue
I'm calling it Marmalade. What I mean when I say that is, like an orange Marmalade cat, but what keeps running through my head is the song "Marmalade." The lyrics kept haunting me while I made this quickie quilt (two weeks, start to finish using a couple of jelly rolls). "I met Marmalade down in old New Orleans, strutting her stuff on the streets."Continue
Ann is continuing to work on her More Modern Quilt. The construction process is complete. Now onto stitching and quilting at the same time. Here is her latest video https://youtu.be/ueaPr7UqH2A