- Two Tea Towels = Simple Apron plus Gift Basket Ideas & Giveaway
- Watch Santa Smile as He Dances Round the Christmas Tree! A New Holiday Pattern + A Special Opportunity
- Diana McClun: Her First Quilts and Her Latest Quilts
- Diana McClun: The Other Half of the “Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!!” Partnership + EXCITING Giveaway!
- Quilts & Cookies in the Garden: Join Laura Nownes and Diana McClun for a Quilts!Quilts!!Quilts!!! Book Signing!
Monthly Archives: July 2011
How would you like to own this lovely quilt, made by award-winning quiltmaker, author, and teacher, Sue Nickels? You can, if yours is the winning bid during the upcoming Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative’s online quilt auction! The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) … Continue reading
What’s the origin of today’s sunny theme? Well, I’m channeling those arbiters of fashion on the TLC channel, Stacy and Clinton from What Not To Wear. Did you know that just a few seasons ago they crowned marigold yellow as … Continue reading
Last Friday my friend Allison and I took a “mini road trip.” Living in Northern California gives us access to more than our share of wonderful places, one of which is the picturesque Napa Valley, less than an hour away. … Continue reading
We all know the drill. We walk innocently into a quilt shop or vendors’ mart, or visit our favorite online fabric site–”just to look”–and there they are, calling our name. How can we resist them? Whether attractively bundled in yummy coordinated packets, stacks, or towers, … Continue reading
As you may know by now, I am often drawn to Asian-inspired designs and fabrics. I am currently teaching a Block of the Month class using Susan Briscoe’s book, Japanese Taupe Quilts. It features 125 beautiful blocks (pieced, appliquéd, and … Continue reading
Ever meet a quilter and think she’s got it all? Mad skills. Incredible taste. Drool-worthy quilts. I’m sure we all know at least one—here’s my candidate (and friend): Kim Butterworth, formerly a Michigander and now a Californian. We met purely … Continue reading
I thought the donut photo might get your attention. Actually, my topic has nothing to do with the delectable edibles in the picture. It’s another of my favorite things – a frosted donut of a totally different kind – thread!! Superior Threads … Continue reading
Happy July 4th weekend to all our American friends! As you can see, that all-American girl, Sunbonnet Sue, has caught the spirit. She’s the July entry in my book, A Year in the Life of Sunbonnet Sue, co-authored with Christine Porter, … Continue reading