- Holiday on the Central Coast and The Winner of Laura’s Tea Towel Giveaway!
- 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!
Monthly Archives: August 2012
Quilting in Exotic Places: SAQA Member Paula Benjaminson Quilts and Shops for Fabric in West Africa (GIVEAWAY!)
I met Paula Benjaminson several years ago when I was doing a book signing at the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show in Oregon for Wine Country Quilts (a fabulous book I co-authored Cyndy Rymer). Paula is an ex-diplomat/quilter whose husband had … Continue reading
In keeping with our August SeeHowWeSew theme of strips and stripes - let’s talk strips! I’m extremely fond of those wonderful pre-cut strips (2 1/2″ cuts of your favorite fabric line ready to use). It was only a year or so ago that I … Continue reading
As you are reading this, a special quilt is winging its way to a special little boy in Florida. In my June 15 post, I told you about a quilt I was making to welcome the new grandson of my … Continue reading
Do you ever wonder how your calendar fills up so quickly? I swear that some little gremlin comes in during the night and pencils in all sorts of activities in an effort to keep me out of trouble. I looked … Continue reading
Earlier this month, as we were mulling over topics for this month’s See How We Sew theme, the subject of “stripes” popped into the mix. Bingo! We all love these versatile fabrics, and–in the course of our conversation–discovered that we each … Continue reading
We’re into the home stretch, as this is the second-to-the-last block! I hope you’re having fun. Here’s the first sample of my August block, using Kathy Davis’ Happiness line and that great Kaffe Fassett dot: And here’s the August block using the citron/gray fabrics: Click here to … Continue reading
Get the Lowdown on Little Pieces from Mary Elizabeth Kinch–Coauthor of “Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts”
“I’m not sure whether I keep finding antique quilts made with many, many small pieces or if they keep finding me. One thing I know for sure is that I keep being enthralled with, and inspired by, them.” So confesses … Continue reading