My love for quilters

In this five-year project to document mom’s quilts (in full disclosure, I certainly haven’t worked on this full time for five years!), I have reached out many times to mom’s circle of quilting friends for clues and advice. These were people who took her classes, made quilts for her books, joined her on adventures, and […]

501 Rotary-Cut Quilt Blocks still a fan favorite

I just ran across this blog post from a Allison, a quilter from the U.K. who used patterns from Judy’s 501 Rotary-Cut Quilt Blocks for her quilted banner. The book is still in print through Judy’s publisher, Martingale. I still see the book in use in a lot of quilt shops; it’s a great reference. […]

More on Hurricane Hugo

I reached Roberta Horton via email. Here’s what she had to say about the Hurricane Hugo quilt: The quilt was the result of an African-American Quilt workshop I taught for the Anchorage quilt guild. Participants were to work with free hand cutting and no drafted formal patterns with templates. Rotary cutters could be used. Then […]

Website Launch and First Four Quilts

It’s been a few months since I received the first batch of quilt photos and started building this website, and today’s the day I am officially launching the website into the world. I chose the first four quilts because I knew their names and had basic information about them. I’d appreciate your comments about the […]