Recent Event Highlights: Olde Green Cupboard in Mandarin closing its doors - Florida Times-Union, Cal-Co Quilt Guild April lecture: An autobiography of a quilters life - Battle Creek Enquirer, Thanks to all who supported The Quilt over its 11 years - The Beacon Herald, There's still time to see quilt and Impressionism exhibits - The Flint Journal - MLive.com, Woman to speak on using quilts and literature together - Pittsburg Morning Sun, The strange trouble with quilt art - Times Online, and 145 more...
Created by dipity on May 31, 2009
Last updated: 10/24/10 at 09:27 PM
Olde Green Cupboard in Mandarin closing its doorsFlorida Times-UnionThat means days, nights and weekends filled with miles of making quilts and new friends is done, a bittersweet end to a business that had a serious social ...
Portland Upside (blog)Submission of the monthPortland Upside (blog)Last Fall, we made quilts. We used fabric markers to draw pictures on some of the squares. The Blockbusters Quilt Club quilted the quilts for us. ...
Cal-Co Quilt Guild April lecture: An autobiography of a quilters lifeBattle Creek EnquirerCarol brings her beautiful trunk show of scrap quilts. Everyone is invited. The program is free for members and $5 donation for non-members. ...Winning quilt five years in the makingHuntsville ItemMonday Chat: Lots of folks are crazy for quiltsVero Beach Press-Journal (subscription)Celebrate Community: Stitch by stitchBillings GazetteGrand Junction Sentinel -Ada Evening Newsall 6 news articles »
Thanks to all who supported The Quilt over its 11 yearsThe Beacon HeraldAs I read the article about The Quilt, in The Beacon Herald March 19, I knew it was time for me to use my voice. Time has passed, operations have ceased, ...
Portraits: Clem BuzickIn-ForumI do about 20 quilts a month, mostly from just word of mouth. Right now, I'm so busy I have to tell people that I am six months out for work. ...
There's still time to see quilt and Impressionism exhibitsThe Flint Journal - MLive.comTime is running out to view two impressive exhibitions at the Flint Institute of Arts: “Mary Lee Bendolph: Gee's Bend Quilts & Beyond” and ...
Woman to speak on using quilts and literature togetherPittsburg Morning SunA book title or phrase from a story can inspired Judy Wampler, Carthage, Mo., to create a quilt. “It just takes a thought or a phrase, ...
Times OnlineThe strange trouble with quilt artTimes OnlineQuilts. It's not a word that sends the pulse racing. Not my pulse, anyway. I come from a clan for whom “quilts” appear next to “pots” in the lexicon of arts ...
Angels complete 362 quilts at annual Quilt-a-ThonPayson RoundupThere's a job for everyone at the DPS Quilt Angels annual quilt-a-thon! The angels and many community volunteers were able to complete 362 quilts in ...Flying fabrics, nimble fingersPayson Roundupall 2 news articles »
Stars on Ice, Red Wings quilts, and Nicklas Lidstrom says Detroit's looking upMLive.com (blog)The Ferndale-based enterprise says it has quilts in stock for all Detroit teams, plus the University of Michigan and Michigan State, and no two are alike. ...and more »
Setting the Pressure on the Presser Foot has a big impact on sewing and machine quilting. Watch how to change settings and what differences they make.
Twenty 8x8' plywood painted barn quilts in Kankakee County, Illinois. First self-guided barn quilt tour in Illinois. [5:09]
With the voluntary help of the U.S. quilting community, estimated as large as 27 million people, the nonprofit Quilts of Valor foundation has awarded tens of thousands of handmade quilts to American troops.
According to the foundations Web site, A
The St. George Spectrum
Take a look at this year's winning entries in quilting at the Varied Industries Building. You'll also see some winners in sewing, needle point, knitting and lace making. For more from Iowa Public Television visit... www.iptv.org
Listen to the entire interview here. www.wnyc.org Quilter Paula Nadelstern talks about the exhibition of her work, "Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern," an exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum.
From trunks and attics, old quilts are helping document past generations -- and Delawareans have one last chance to join in.
Leaders of the Delaware Quilt Documentation Project urge residents with pre-World War II quilts to bring them to their last
The Delaware News Journal
Remember when you used to visit grandma and on cold winter nights she would wrap you up in one of her handmade quilts and give you a big cup of hot chocolate? Come and relive those warm, happy memories in this video presentation of Quilt Odyssey, an exhibit created by the Nevada Historical Society in Reno. Heres your chance to see such treasures as the Red Cross quilt, the Lander County Election Quilt of 1896, the bed quilt created by the wife of famous Snowshoe Thompson, and other creations which figured in Nevadas history. While the actual historical quilts are now stored away for safe keeping, viewers can continue to appreciate these artifacts through this video. With Series Host Gwen Clancy as your on-camera guide, youll meet Exhibit Curators Jackie Clay and Nita Phillips, who describe the importance of various quilts, and Jan Loverin, who manages the Department of Cultural Affairs Marjorie Russell Clothing and Textile Center. Youll visit the studio of noted quilt artist Monica Calvert, whose stunning creations are international award winners. Youll also meet the thriving Truckee Meadows Quilt Guild, whose achievements reflect the popularity of quilting today. Weaving all this together is Joe Cunningham, Bay Area quilt historian and practitioner, with his musical presentation Joe the Quilter. nevadaculture.org
...can you ask for? It's wonderful," Karpen said. That unusual juxtaposition also begs the question of what wine to drink while viewing quilts, and South had a ready answer. "White wine with red quilts. Red wine with white quilts," she said. "Of course."...
Landscape Art Quilts using raw-edge applique methods made from Flamingo Island Designs Patterns.
...velvets came into use for quilts. Trying to be sure of the age of a quilt, takes lots of work. A lot of people will take new quilts and leave them in the sun or bleach them to make them appear older. If someone tells you a quilt was made in a certain year,...
...Wasted Women’s Bee, are again helping the center. They, with the help of Cajun Country Quilters, have stitched up more than 50 quilts to be given to youngsters ages 4 to 16 who will attend the center’s Camp Chrysalis on July 17. At the one-day camp, the youngsters...
17 barn quilts are on display in this Illinois county, the first one with a self-guided driving tour in the state.
...HENDERSONVILLE — Quilts of all sizes will be on display at the Garden of Quilts show at East Henderson High School Thursday-Saturday. This is a new location for the show. The quilts exhibited will show a large range of techniques and designs, from traditional,...
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Recorded on June 18, 2009 using a Flip Video camcorder. Some tips on working with the Churndash Design to make a quilt top.
...almost thirty years? It is winter here in New South Wales and at night the temperature drops down to a chilly 40 degrees. Those quilts feel pretty good! I can't help but wonder if her daughter would be interested to know that the quilts are still in use and...
...prints echo the subtleties and textures of the quilted fabric. Since their 2002 exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American the quilts have been widely exhibited at major institutions, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA and the Museum of Fine...
Art Knowledge News
...other display is from local artists, many of whom are members of Innovative Quilters, who have donated more than two dozen mini quilts for a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting the Dunedin Fine Art Center's educational programs. Themes include flying...
TampaBay.com | St. Petersburg Times
...than 200 quilts were on display Sunday, June 7, 2009 at Botanica during the "Quilted Garden" event. The quilts were made by people from around the region and most used botanical fabric or had a botanical theme. Draped over statues and hanging from fences,...
...in 2003 to “cover our wounded soldiers, sailors and Marines one quilt at a time.” Since its founding, about 23,000 donated quilts have been presented to service members. The current cross-country mission is to collect 1,200 quilts for members of the 3rd Battalion,...
Lincoln Journal Star
...Thomas said. Waco’s newest philanthropic group not only converts scrap fabric, old clothing and torn, tattered blankets into quilts for children, but it also crafts homemade diaper bags, stroller bags and a variety of other accessories for parents. In addition,...
...Farmington and Farmington Hills,” said Jacobs. “How cool is it that our community recognizes artists?” She hopes to bring her quilts to the Farmers & Artisans Market in downtown Farmington, to the Founders Festival and maybe to the Governor Warner Mansion...
Paula Nadelstern leads a tour of her exhibit "Kaleidoscope Quilts" at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City - with Luana Rubin as host and eQuilter as co-sponsor of the exhibit. Luana discusses how Paula was an early influence, and Paula describes her techniques in several exhibit quilts. Be sure to see Part 2 for the rest of the tour!
... In order to bring a little comfort and security back to some of these children, Downy fabric softener, in partnership with Quilts for Kids, Inc., has launched the Downy Touch of Comfort program. This program will deliver personalized, hand-made quilts to...
...show organizer Bernice Telian on Friday. Telian said the show includes an 1884 crazy quilt and two signature quilts, but other quilts made in Meredith are being sought. Gretel Bachler of the historical society said she is bringing a quilt made by the late...
The Oneonta Daily Star
...machines that cut out shapes and can even dye them. There are long-arm sewing machines used for heavyweight materials and quilts. Pattern-making programs for the computer like Quilt-Pro or VQuilt offer a sense of design to the quilters, giving them a wide...
Whether you are a beginner or an instructor of Quilting, you will be inspired and appreciate just how much easier it is to quilt through all 3 layers using this remarkable new hooping system. No stretching - no foot - no hand strain - no puckers - no experience required and you are on your way to producing award winning quilts with little of no preparation. The Octi-Hoops are another invention of the World-renown Inventor Clare Rowley and just as the Creative Feet have taken once difficult ...
...but also include bright shades of pink, yellow, orange and blue. Renno/Peachey Amish quilts are similar to Midwestern Amish quilts, but are distinguished by their black backgrounds juxtaposed with bright fabrics of golden yellow, blue, purple and green. ...
The Quilt Shop at Miller's in Ronks, PA right in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country features hundreds of handmade quilts, quillows, wall hangings and exquisite gift items from Amish, Mennonite, and other local artisans.
missouriquiltco.com - A look at "jelly rolls" for brand new quilters. Although this series is designed for beginners, we will have other, more advanced, series coming soon. If you'd like to get started on quilting and need supplies, come on over and check us out at www.MissouriQuiltCo.com or take a look at www.QuiltersDailyDeal.com
missouriquiltco.com - A look at "fat quarters" for brand new quilters. Although this series is designed for beginners, we will have other, more advanced, series coming soon. If you'd like to get started on quilting and need supplies, come on over and check us out at www.MissouriQuiltCo.com or take a look at www.QuiltersDailyDeal.com
missouriquiltco.com - A look at "charm packs" for brand new quilters. Although this series is designed for beginners, we will have other, more advanced, series coming soon. If you'd like to get started on quilting and need supplies, come on over and check us out at www.MissouriQuiltCo.com or take a look at www.QuiltersDailyDeal.com
Quilt as you go with the decorative stitches of your sewing machine! From the book Crazy Shortcut Quilts, a short demonstration of the quilt as you go technique.
Master storyteller Jane Kirkpatrick extols the beautiful treasures rediscovered in the Old Aurora Colony of Oregon's lush Willamette Valley. More than 100 photographs, cherished stories from Aurora descendants. Visit Jane Kirpatrick at www.jkbooks.com
Aided by inspiration from William Shakespeare, and never one to sew a straight line, London-based textile artist Alicia Merrett takes us on a wonderful demonstration of her wavy log cabin structural elements which have become a signature of her work. A featured artist and instructor at the Festival of Quilts in England, Alicia's work is available from her website and in galleries around the UK.
This week, quilting artist Caroline Hwang, shows us how-to do some basic quilting techniques. Rob shares a bunch of great quilting resources and Corinne takes a look at quilts done by the Threadbanger community. Quilting ain't just for Grannie anymore!
How to make a custom table for sewing or quilting for about $100
Quilts from the book.
Crazy Shortcut Quilts Book: Fat quarter crazy quilts that use the decorative stitches to quilt-as-you-go! Easy weekend quilts of every size. www.crazyshortcuts.com
The 2008 display at the Kruse House Museum in West Chicago, IL. krusehousemuseum.org
Using Constantine Quilts clamshell templates to create overall design and sashing design on your longarm quilting machine