Quilting category

  • Quilting: The Jelly Roll

    A little while back I posted about the jelly roll that I wish I bought last summer. This year it was time once again for the pilgrimage to Minnesota and a visit to the Red Pine Quilt Shop. I was recou...
    Jul 21, 2014 No Comments

  • Graph a Picture

    Here is a cool web site! Patchwork pattern maker It is a place where you can graph a pattern. It is specifically for quilting, but I think you could do any kind of mosaic with it. I tried a few pict...
    May 09, 2014 No Comments

  • 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