Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
It is with profound sadness that I write to tell you of the death of my father, Gene Edward Long, 82, who died peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of December 23, 2015. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
Rest in peace,…Continue
Added by Jennifer Schifano Thomas on December 19, 2015 at 4:17pm — No Comments
Isn't this adorable?!? I found this treasure in a local thrift shop this week, Only $20.00, so I brought her right home with me. This tiny machine's base measures approximately 5" x 8". The machine itself is 6" tall…Continue
Christmas is fast approaching and all of my family are telling me they are missing their Christmas quilts which I borrowed back for the quilt show. If you are interested, here is another article on the quilt show.
In the midst of the quilt…Continue
Added by Jennifer Schifano Thomas on December 9, 2015 at 9:31am — No Comments
The gallery show has been up for about a month now and last week, Saint Vincent College (where the McCarl Coverlet Gallery is located) did an alumni spotlight video of me. Here it is! I hope you enjoy it.
Now back to sewing on sleeves on the quilts for the second half of the show beginning February 2, 2016!
Added by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on December 8, 2015 at 5:43pm — No Comments
It’s interesting to see the mathematical concepts that we learned in school put to good use…quilting use, that is! Elaine Krajenke Ellison makes one of a kind quilts communicating her love of mathematics and quilting. She’s a retired high school teacher who now teaches quilters. She also teaches future teachers how to use quilts as a visual introduction to geometric concepts.
Remember the Pythagorean…Continue
Added by American Quilter's Society on December 7, 2015 at 11:45am — No Comments
Viv Lazich, Owner of Sew Inspired Quilt Shop & Studio in Simsbury, Connecticut, won a bolt of AQS fabric and a store display quilt at our fall quilt market booth last week. It was a treat to meet Viv, who happened to be in the building at the time of the drawing!
She is pictured here with our National Account Manager Bill E. Schroeder. We’re glad the dozen or so inches of…Continue
Added by American Quilter's Society on December 7, 2015 at 11:38am — No Comments