Sunday March 2nd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Ricky Tims’

He’s pretty smart, that Ricky

He’s pretty smart, that Ricky

Libby Lehman used a circle attachment and the fancy stitches on her sewing machine to make a great pair of quilts, Piñata and Piñatita. The pattern’s in the February TQL. But it was Ricky who figured out how to sew circles with any sewing machine (yours! mine!) [Read More]

Inspiration is Everywhere!

Inspiration is Everywhere!

Have you gotten your hot little hands on the February issue of TQL? The theme of this issue is “Where in the world?” I hope you can take a few minutes out from the holiday festivities to enjoy some armchair travel with Alex and Ricky. Our contributors to this issue have [Read More]

It’s Not Too Late

It’s Not Too Late

Do you still have a little last minute shopping to do? Or, maybe you haven’t done any shopping at all? Never fear, it’s not too late to give your quilting friends and relatives gifts that they will enjoy and appreciate. The American Quilter’s Society has  [Read More]

Are you in your comfort zone, or are you in a rut?

Ricky pondered that question in the December issue of TQL, and it’s something I think we all wonder. But in this holiday season, you just might have cheerfully, unwittingly ventured out of your comfort zone when you decided to make a quilt as a gift for someone else. This [Read More]

Preview Episode 8 of Why Quilts Matter

Episode 8: Quilt Nation – 20,000,000 and Counting! Introduction The Quilt World: Bigger than You Think Who Are They? Quilts Are Big Business Technology Changed the Quilt World The Town that Quilts Built The Politics of Quilt Nation “Quilt making,” as one quilt maker [Read More]

Preview Episode 4 of Why Quilts Matter

Episode 4: What is Art? Introduction Are Quilts Art? Is There a Glass Ceiling for Quilts and Their Makers? Where You See It Affects How You See It Not Every Quilt Is a Work of Art You think you know art when you see it, but this episode of Why Quilts Matter: History, Art [Read More]

Preview Episode 3 of Why Quilts Matter

Introduction The Contemporary Quilt Marketplace The Antique Quilt Marketplace The marketplace for quilts has always been a bit of a mystery.  It’s hard to understand why some quilts are so much pricier than others, and why some old quilts aren’t worth anything at [Read More]

Meet Pat Yamin Author of Two Patch Scrap Quilts

Meet Pat Yamin Author of Two Patch Scrap Quilts

Pat Yamin, president and founder of Come Quilt With Me, is well known in the quilting industry. She has appeared on many television and radio quilt shows, the most recent being The Quilt Show with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson. Her company manufacturers templates and other [Read More]

Preview Episode 2 of Why Quilts Matter: Quilts Bring History Alive

Here’s your chance to preview Episode 2  of the new documentary series Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics Episode 2: Quilts Bring History Alive Introduction Beyond the Reach of Memory The Quilt as Text Windows into Two Centuries We all wonder how people [Read More]

What’s a Tone Poem?

If you walked down the street in any major city and asked random people that question, do you think they’d know the answer? We tried a little experiment, not approaching the man on the street, but selecting a few people from our email list. None of those queried actually [Read More]

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