Our project is well on it's way and we're all enthusiastically contributing to the cause. We've cut 6 1/2 inch squares of flannel and are making them 72 x 90, so as you can guess, they're pretty good sized quilts! We think the fun part is seeing how we each decided to arrange our blocks. There's a fun array of flannels and enough
Do you stop between projects to sew them or make them at a particular event?
Here is the line for one of the "Under Our Wings" sessions introduced by Marianne Fons at Quilt Market Schoolhouse on Friday! This program pairs a coach with a rookie quilter for a fun day of easy patchwork. By the coach teaching one-on-one; offering the rookie play-by-play instruction for making a Quilt of Valor , the rookie is sure to fall
For some fun ideas, check out the Winter issue of Easy Quilts, as well as the November/December issue of Love of Quilting!
One of the gals in our office is married to an officer stationed in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. When she was talking with him last night, he said their sleep bags are too small and they aren’t real thrilled about sleeping in a too short sleeping bag for the next 10 months, so our office is working on 29 quilts-extra long
Did anyone go to the AQS show in Des Moines? If so, did you have a favorite designer or great bargain in the merchant mall?
Christmas Memories will be in the November/December issue of Love of Quilting. It's a block I used over 20 years ago to make a tree skirt. It is a fun block to see go together and even with the set in seams, easy to assemble. I used the Fons & Porter Diamond Ruler as a fussy cut template to get the blocks with the sleighs and angels just right
Mine are the historical quilts of the 1800s and the contemporary quilt area. I really appreciate the history and stories of traditional quilts and the fabrics and color of contemporary quilts. All of the makers have stories to tell, all relevant to their own time. Diane, Assistant Editor
Meet Scrabble, Marianne's newest addition to her already busy household. Knowing Marianne and her husband Mark, we all agree that Scrabble is a very cute and suitable name (Marianne and Mark can often be seen playing the challenging word game at restaurants, airports, etc.). However, we are guessing that this adorable little pup, over time, will