Thursday June 11th 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum’

Men quilt 2

Men quilt 2

In last December’s “Life Online” feature we printed a letter from a quilter named Clifford Rininger. Cliff wondered about how finishing methods are judged in competition. It seemed to him that judges in his area were taking points off for any quilt that was not [Read More]

Opening night

Opening night

Last night I attended a widely anticipated event—the opening reception for MANifestations, an exhibit of quilts made by men at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden, Colorado. What a party it was! RMQM has been showcasing the work of male quilters every other year [Read More]

More playtime

More playtime

Do you remember the August 2013 issue of TQL? The theme was “playtime,” and we introduced you to C.J. Baar and the World’s First Interactive Quilt. For those of you who are new to TQL, C.J. is quilter with a fascination for electronics, and he created a quilt that [Read More]

Drying out

Now that the flood waters in Colorado have begun to recede, people are heading home to assess the damage. While the focus is on moving forward, family heirlooms and photos are more precious than ever. The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (which thankfully remained dry) has [Read More]

Crazy

Crazy

Every so often there’s a quilt that is so spectacular, and so complex, that I find myself wishing that each and every one of you could see it up close in person. “His Majesty-the Tree,” in the April TQL, is one of those quilts. If you’ve read Dana Jones’ article, [Read More]

Quilts with legs

Quilts with legs

Participating in a community quilt show is such a pleasure. Every year I look forward to entering one of my quilts in the Quilt Show at Echter’s. The weekend-long exhibit is a collaboration between two of my favorite places in the Denver area: the Rocky Mountain Quilt [Read More]

Our local castle

Our local castle

Finding interesting locations for some of the quilt photography we do at TQL is one of the most fun (and challenging) parts of the job. We were lucky this time. We needed a place to do a “style shot” for Karen Eckmeier’s quilt Family Castle, and we just happen to have [Read More]

Out with the old…

Out with the old…

I have too much stuff. There’s been a lot more “in with the new” at my house lately. For months, I’ve been toying with the idea of disposing of my old quilting magazines. I’m talking 20-or-more-year-old magazines. If I haven’t made the quilts in them by now, I [Read More]

Funky four blocks are back in my quilt life.

Funky four blocks are back in my quilt life.

It had been a while since I’d thought about four-block appliqué quilts–specifically, the funky, folky kind. But when Laura Fisher showed us the red, cheddar, and green floral four-block appliqué we showcased in “Flowering Abstraction” in the August issue, I was [Read More]

Meet the Staff – Jan Magee

Meet the Staff – Jan Magee

Jan Magee is the Editor-In-Chief of The Quilt Life  magazine. Since starting her first quilt and her career in publishing in the early 1970s, Jan has enjoyed seeing both industries grow and evolve along with technology and the Internet. Her publishing experience includes [Read More]

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