Friday August 22nd 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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The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The American Quilter’s Society has made the very difficult decision to cease publishing The Quilt Life magazine after [Read More]

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

This pieced quilt is a unique example of tessellating. The block design is visually obscured, and a subtle illusion of [Read More]

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Everyone enjoys the AQS QuiltWeek events! From the outstanding contest entry quilts and fantastic special exhibits to [Read More]

Best Wall Quilt at Charlotte in 2014

Jackie Perry won the Best Wall Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek – Charlotte, NC 2014. Her quilt, BALTIMORE ALBUM [Read More]

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Bring your blooming garden inside! Pam Bono’s STARS IN THE GARDEN pattern for place mats and a table topper [Read More]

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