Category Archives: Guests

Color and Value: Christine Barnes Visits SHWS – Part 2 & Giveaway

Christine Barnes joins us again today to share her thoughts on the role of color and value in creating the illusion of depth and layering in quilts. Click here if you missed Part 1.  “Value does all of the work, … Continue reading

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Artistic Alchemy Part 1: Quilter Christine Barnes Visits SHWS

Hello readers. We are pleased to welcome our guest blogger this week, Christine Barnes. Christine is a passionate quilter who is an expert in the area of color.  You may remember reading about her in one of our earlier posts. … Continue reading

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Quilts by Okan Arts

Patricia Belyea, a self proclaimed Japanophile, imports vintage yukata cottons. Patricia is the owner of Okan Arts, a design studio and micro quilt shop, in her home in Seattle, Washington. As I mentioned in my post earlier this week, Yukata – The … Continue reading

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Meet Lori Lott: Quilter, Pattern Designer

 I love hearing success stories of people who find a passion and turn it into a business. I have known Lori Lott for years, but recently had the opportunity of collaborating with her while working on my book, QQQ3. She … Continue reading

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Gwen Marston Retrospective at See How We Sew + Giveaway Winner

Hello dear readers! Gwen Marston is always a hit when we feature her at See How We Sew. Today we’ll take a look at more quilts from her latest AQS title, Minimal Quiltmaking, and revisit past posts about Gwen written … Continue reading

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Gwen Marston Drops By to Share Minimal Quiltmaking (+ a Giveaway!)

We’ve got a special treat today at SHWS:  Gwen Marston is in the house! Yup, she’s going to review her latest and greatest quilting title, Minimal Quiltmaking. Sure, it’s unorthodox having an author write her own book review, but why … Continue reading

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Part 2–Tara Faughnan Shares Her Quilts

Welcome back to Part 2 of our guest post from Tara Faughnan. A busy quilter, Tara is a member of the East Bay Modern Quilt Guild, works for Michael Miller Fabrics doing in-house textile design work, and is very busy creating … Continue reading

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Tara Faughnan – Embrace Your Creative Mess!

Several years ago, Diana McClun introduced me to a darling young woman she met in a fabric design course. I remember being immediately drawn to her contagious enthusiasm for quiltmaking. She was young, spunky, and oh-so-cute. She was also the … Continue reading

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Kim Andersson – Part 2: Other Stitchy Projects

  In the last post I spoke about my journey to quilt making. Today,  I’d like to share a bit more about some of my other projects. I sew clothes for my two young boys, but not as much as I’d … Continue reading

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Kim Andersson – Part 1: A Journey to Quilts

I would like to introduce you to Kim Andersson of  I. ADORE. PATTERN! Kim and I belong to the East Bay Modern Quilt Guild. She is talented, fun, and she bubbles over with creativity. We have asked Kim to be … Continue reading

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