The “Rose of Sharon” Project

Hats off to Sharon Pederson, and her Nine Patch Media business partner Elizabeth Phillips, for putting together the Rose of Sharon project. It was premiered at the International Quilt Market in Minneapolis last weekend where quilt shop owners go for the newest fabrics, thread, books, and gadgets. The Electric Quilt Company hosted the Rose of Sharon block contest at the … Continue reading The “Rose of Sharon” Project

More Bowling

I've been working on more techniques and samples for my Fabric Bowling workshop. I'll be teaching it at the Valdez Quilt Festival in Alaska in September. I've been having way too much fun! The first experiment was forgetting the fabric wrapping all together. I just took the ecru-colored cotton clothesline, some bright variegated thread and had … Continue reading More Bowling

Vintage Quilt Auction Ends Tonight!

Today is your last chance to bid on the 37 vintage quilts (translation: "old and used")  in an online auction that ends tonight. The Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative is holding a special mid-month auction to turn these quilts into research dollars. Can you help? Bidding is easy, albeit slow. It's a silent auction, and each … Continue reading Vintage Quilt Auction Ends Tonight!