Quilting category

  • Lesson in Shopping

    Last summer on our vacation (days before I was chosen to be on Project Runway. Oh, wait. Did I just bring that up again?)  I was with my Mom and Sister-in-Law in the Red Pine Quilt Shop in Detroit La...
    Apr 18, 2014 No Comments

  • Carolyn Friedlander Quilts

    I have been so wrapped up in knitting lately that I really haven’t pulled out any of my quilting projects in a long time. Still, that hasn’t stopped me from pinning some beautiful quilting...
    Mar 14, 2014 No Comments

  • Book Review: Modern Minimal, 20 Bold and Graphic Quilts

    I don’t buy new craft books very often any more. Ever since Pinterest has come along and taken hold, I get my fix of “new and inspiring” from there. If I am looking for a knitting pa...
    Feb 20, 2014 1 Comment

  • Quilting: a Disparity

    When I look at fabrics, I am drawn to the BOLD. Anna Maria Horner Flourish Kaffe Fasset Lake blossoms, Red Oh my word, the pinks dance there. That is a BIG look. But I do love it. These are the kind...
    Feb 13, 2014 3 Comments

  • Quilt of the day: Portrait Quilt

    I dream of the day I will be an amazing quilter. And if I could, I would do THIS. Here is a great interview with Sandra Bruce She talks all about how she did it, which just helps to cement the delus...
    Jan 27, 2014 1 Comment

  • Folk Art: Quilts for Sale

    We have talked about pricing our work here before. I found a whole set of quilts featured on One King’s Lane and they inspired me. I always enjoy seeing people selling their work on a commercial...
    Sep 17, 2013 No Comments

  • Quilt of the Day – Polaroid Quilts

    Recently, I stumbled on quilted polaroid blocks. My first look at them came from this quilt by Flickr user Laura Stack. I love the way the “polaroids” pop against the solid background. Wh...
    Aug 14, 2013 1 Comment

  • Quilt of the Day: Trees, At the Sonoma County Fair

    Recently, we went to the Sonoma County Fair. We had a great time. My Mother and I took turns distracting the kids, so we could run off to the Quilt and Home arts exhibit hall. That is where I found th...
    Aug 05, 2013 2 Comments

  • Quilt of the Day: Just Dandy

    Oh my, this is one fabulous quilt! click the picture to see original And it’s available as a kit from V and Co. so you can make it yourself. I love the appliqué and the amazing quilting. It is ...
    Jul 23, 2013 1 Comment

  • Quilt of the Day – Winter Windows

    This quilt, Winter Windows from Quilting Modern, is such a breath of fresh air with its cool blues and grays on white. It is very restrained when it comes to the use of colors and fabrics, but really...
    Jun 26, 2013 2 Comments