Wednesday September 2nd 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Michael Mrowka’

Giving back

Giving back

In the June 2012 issue of TQL, Michael Mrowka told the story of the Ganesa Study Center in Java, Indonesia—a free, public library that he and his partner, Debra Lunn, started. If you love batiks, those two names will ring a bell immediately. The pair has been working [Read More]

A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Plenty of design play went into the making of Artisan Star, Debra Lunn and Michael Mrowka’s stunning starburst quilt in the June issue of TQL. Deb and Michael had a limited amount of fabric, so they cut it all into diamonds – and went for it! It’s fun to [Read More]

Stockholm Star: Step 2: Making a paste-up

Stockholm Star: Step 2: Making a paste-up

Once again, I had to control myself. Though I was so excited to get started, I made a paste-up of two sections of the quilt. I’m glad I took this extra step because I quickly realized I couldn’t use all 10 fabrics, at least not in a quilt this size with fairly large [Read More]

Stockholm Star: Step 1: Fabric Selection

Stockholm Star: Step 1: Fabric Selection

Debra Lunn and Michael Mrowka’s quilt Artisan Star (the pattern in the June TQL that inspired Stockholm Star) is stunning. I knew right away I wanted to make the pattern, but I wanted to see how it would look in different fabrics. A line from Robert Kauffman caught my [Read More]

Spilled the beans in Paducah

Spilled the beans in Paducah

I’ve got a quilt in Paducah this year! Not in the contest, though, but I’m still excited. My quilt is Stockholm Star, and it’s in the TQL booth. I’m putting the cart before the horse a little, telling you now, because it may still be a few days before you can get [Read More]

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Fabric Printing: Make It Better!

Fabric Printing: Make It Better!

Make it a memorable year when you print photographs of the special times on fabric to create one-of-a-kind quilts, [Read More]

Free Pattern: Wendy’s Waves Block

Free Pattern: Wendy’s Waves Block

Some call it a trendy chevron pattern, but we know that wave or zig-zag designs have been around for decades, no matter [Read More]

Video: Teri Cherne, Best Longarm Winner at Syracuse 2015

Video: Teri Cherne, Best Longarm Winner at Syracuse 2015

Teri Cherne took home the Best Longarm Machine Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek 2015 in Syracuse, New York. In this video, [Read More]

Journeys Thru Art Guild Wins 2015 Guild Challenge

Journeys Thru Art Guild Wins 2015 Guild Challenge

First Place winners of the Ultimate Guild Challenge held during AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015 are [Read More]

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

When Quilters Get Together, Great Things Happen!

AQS was honored to participate in the Quilt Sew-In sponsored by the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild during the 2015 [Read More]

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