Wednesday September 3rd 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 Block Pattern: Rainbow

FREE Block Pattern: Rainbow

Join four RainbowBlocks to make a fun, foundation paper pieced 12″ square that makes great use of rainbow-color [Read More]

Chilly Challenge

On a blazing-hot Wednesday afternoon in Paducah, KY, several staff members represented the American Quilter’s Society [Read More]

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

Enter Now! 2015 May Be Your Year!

AQS Quilt Contest Coordinator Andrea Ray is pleased to announce that we are now accepting quilt contest entries for AQS [Read More]

Free Janome Pattern: JUMPING JACKS Quilt

Free Janome Pattern: JUMPING JACKS Quilt

It may look like a work out, but these jumping jacks are easily made with wedges! Kaye Wood shows how to quilt this [Read More]

“Dew”dles in the Grass at Chattanooga

“Dew”dles in the Grass at Chattanooga

We received the following note from Alexa Lett, a member of an art community of Chattanooga, Tennessee that is housed [Read More]

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