Category: Quilting

Paper Piecing & More Quilt Love

I’ve been interviewing a lot of quilters lately which has given me a wonderful opportunity to see some fantastic quilts. I’ve always loved quilts and seem to deepen my appreciation for them every time...

Am I An Artist?

I just finished stitching the binding of a tiny art quilt for an exciting new collaborative project I’m working on with a new pal. You’ll be hearing plenty about this soon, but I wanted...

String Quilting

These are the untrimmed samples for next weekend’s craft column project. I tested out the instructions over the weekend and had a great time with this. It’s a wonderful way to use up scraps....

Piecework is the Yoga of Quilting

I’ve lived long stretches in my life in fast forward, rushing from one project to the next. Thankfully, the older I get, the more I appreciate the concept of slowing down and taking a...

Quilting Up North

I drove more than 100 miles today to report a story about a quilter and her fabric scraps. Turns out the trek was well-worth it. I’ll be taking my first foray into paper piecing...

She Likes It!

Abby’s “happy monster” quilt is finished. I put the final hand-stitches in the binding at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning. It feels good to get caught up in a project like this with my...

Cleansing the Palate with A Little Crochet

Aren’t these crocheted vases cute? I just got my hands on a copy of “Uncommon Crochet” by Julie Armstrong Holetz and this vase pattern spoke to me. The design is clever in that you...