Saturday August 2nd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Ricky Tims’

Total Immersion

Total Immersion

Sorry, bad pun, but I couldn’t resist. Back when we were just beginning the April issue of TQL, Ricky confessed his colossal obsession with the Titanic. It was no surprise that his obsession found its way into a quilt. After all, isn’t that what happens when we are [Read More]

Oh, I wish I was in Turlock

This just in. The dates of Yvonne Porcella’s one-woman retrospective exhibit at the Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock, California, have been extended through April 1. Yvonne’s art quilts and wearable art has been such an inspiration to a generation of quilters and [Read More]

Ricky’s New Quilt

Ricky’s New Quilt

With all the traveling and teaching Ricky does, it amazes me that he still finds time to quilt (and make great quilts, at that). But he does! He calls this new quilt Firewall, and you can see why. It looks absolutely lit from within, and the gold thread he used for the [Read More]

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]

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