Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
I have started finishing the hand quilting on a workshop piece from 2004.
In the meantime I was playing with hearts and made too many - so I have quilt labels and hearts for quick gifts down the road....I started playing with the disappearing 4 patch blocks in pinks & purples - grand daughter's favorite colors - her birthday is in June... So I will make her a lap sized quilt... I think I have a Problem! The hearts were addicting and the fast completion of the 4 patch blocks is…Continue
Added by Jancy Muensterman on February 11, 2016 at 1:34pm — No Comments
Added by Bev Remillard on February 8, 2016 at 8:40pm — No Comments
I was on Pinterest and saw a quilt made using the cut-through technique. It appeared on a Nancy Crow site. I have searched and haven't found information regarding the technique. I don't know if it is a cutting and sewing technique or merely a name for the appearance of the block. Below is a picture of the block, attributed to Ellin Larimer. Can anyone help? Thanks, Diana…Continue
Well a lot has happened since last I posted anything! We had to put our 80 acre ranch up for sale & are currently in Apache Junction, AZ looking for a place of our own. It's proving more difficult than we had anticipated; Tom, my husband needs a 'shop' and I need a "studio" in a newer home but so far have not been able to find one that suits 'both' of us. Either he is satisfied & I am not, or vise a versa. But we will continue to look. You may recall that Tom had built me a…Continue
Added by BA Wayrick-Walker on January 29, 2016 at 7:17pm — No Comments
Some of my individual patterns are now available on Craftsy! The site is http://www.craftsy.com/user/4260910/pattern-store.
Added by Cheryl Peck on January 4, 2016 at 5:43pm — No Comments
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
Added by Teri Barile on December 17, 2015 at 4:12pm — No Comments
Isn't this adorable?!? I found this treasure in a local thrift shop this week, Only $20.00,…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