Thursday February 27th 2014

‘The Quilt Life’ Archives

Support your local quilt museum

The quilt world got some troubling news last week when we learned the Lancaster Quilt Museum is shutting its doors. According to the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, out of the 85,000 annual visitors they expected, only about 8,500 actually showed up. The museum had a hefty [Read More]

Help Find Sharon’s Missing Quilt

Help Find Sharon’s Missing Quilt

Sharon Schlotzhauer needs your help locating her 1st place quilt Really ‘Wild’ Flowers! Season Two! The quilt did not make it back home from the recent Houston Quilt Festival. Each of the seven flowers depicted is three-dimensional. The quilt went missing on [Read More]

You had to be there

The sunrise was spectacular while I was out for my walk and my first thought was “Why didn’t I bring my camera?” But then I realized all those sunrise and sunset pictures (you know, your friends always post them on Facebook) don’t nearly convey the “wow” feeling [Read More]

White Beans for Black Friday

Long before Black Friday became the big deal it is today – about 25 years ago, in fact – I discovered this great soup that you can make with turkey leftovers. The original recipe was in a cookbook called Creme de Colorado, published by the Junior League of [Read More]

Prairie point pinecone tree ornament – a free pattern

Prairie point pinecone tree ornament – a free pattern

The amazing, quirky pine cone quilt Laura Fisher showed us in the December issue of TQL reminded me of a popular craft sale and church bazaar item from about 20 years ago. Do you remember those pine cone tree ornaments, constructed of layers and layers of little folded [Read More]

For the new traditionalist…

For those of us with mobile, blended, extended, or decidedly non-traditional families, those comforting (or not) holiday rituals we grew up with just might not be happening.  But we still find ourselves wanting to do something besides simply trotting out the good dishes. [Read More]

Tradition!

Tradition!

Meg Cox is an expert on tradition. She’s been researching and writing about the importance of family traditions for almost 20 years (a tradition in itself!) Meg wrote an article for the December TQL, sharing a holiday tradition a friend created for Meg’s son, Max. Every [Read More]

11.11.11

11-11-11 is an auspicious day. Numerologists, apparently, see today as the first day of the rest of your life – a day to set goals and start something new. A quilt, perhaps? To really make the most of this numerological opportunity, begin doing, thinking, planning at [Read More]

A very weighty subject

A very weighty subject

This Target quilt weighs a ton! [Read More]

and another…

and another…

We continue to marvel at all the amazing, hand-appliqued details in Mary S. Buvia’s TQL-December-centerfold-turned-big-winner fantasy, Loading Dock. Here’s another astonishing piece of workmanship. [Read More]

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