Sunday August 2nd 2015

Posts Tagged ‘folk art’

You Did What In The Ditch?

You Did What In The Ditch?

Arguably, the American quilt is the quintessential example of folk art. And beyond argument, quilting is crucial to the study of the history of American women. Like all folk art, quilting established a defined culture with tangible traditions. You Did What In The Ditch? [Read More]

Funky four blocks are back in my quilt life.

Funky four blocks are back in my quilt life.

It had been a while since I’d thought about four-block appliqué quilts–specifically, the funky, folky kind. But when Laura Fisher showed us the red, cheddar, and green floral four-block appliqué we showcased in “Flowering Abstraction” in the August issue, I was [Read More]

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Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She [Read More]

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

These days, with electronic designing, rotary cutting, and machine quilting, our favorite projects are often done [Read More]

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015. [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. [Read More]

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