Wednesday September 17th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Karen Griska’

Salvaging the selvage

Salvaging the selvage

We quilters hate to throw anything away. Am I the only one who remembers cutting the legs off old pantyhose and saving them, just in case I might someday need to stuff something, like a biscuit quilt? I even once heard about a quilter who had a big box labeled “scraps too [Read More]

Free- Log Cabin Library Pattern by Karen Griska

Free- Log Cabin Library Pattern by Karen Griska

This Log Cabin-style selvage quilt from Karen Griska features the classic red center squares representing the cabin’s hearth. The selvages are arranged like bookshelves surrounding the hearth. When the blocks are assembled they create a delightful woven appearance. [Read More]

Log Cabin Quilts – A Short History

Log Cabin Quilts – A Short History

Log Cabin Library Block by Karen Griska The Log Cabin quilt pattern  is one of the most beloved and recognized of quilt designs. However, it may be both older and newer than you might think. While it’s natural to assume that this traditional block originated in the [Read More]

eBook – Quilts from the Selvage Edge by Karen Griska

eBook  –  Quilts from the Selvage Edge by Karen Griska

“Cut off the selvages.” That’s  often the first thing new quilters learn about fabric in beginning classes. But what do you do with them? Throw them away? Never again! Not after you see the vivid and ingenious creations they can become. Here are quilts [Read More]

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Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

Free Pattern: Betty’s Twist & Turn

Here’s a design from Helen Squire’s book, Quilting Designs for Sashing, Blocks & Borders. It’s a [Read More]

Linda Baxter Lasco Authors Red, White & Quilted!

Linda Baxter Lasco Authors Red, White & Quilted!

Linda Baxter Lasco is a fourth-generation, award-winning quilter. As senior editor at the American Quilter’s [Read More]

Tuesday Night Friends are Just Winging It

Take a look at the delightful art quilts made by the Tuesday Night Friends from Ann Arbor, Michigan, as Bonnie Browning [Read More]

Dress a Graduate–It’s Elementary!

by Justin Ward for WDBJ7 July 28, 2014 MARTINSVILLE, Va. Martinsville group sews confidence with every stitch in [Read More]

Get Your Game On at Des Moines!

(Note: the number of jelly roll strips has changed.) What would be more fun than making some new quilting friends and [Read More]

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