Posts in category "Quilts in the news"

Follow up on quilting controversy - a conversation with Eric the Quilter

I wrote a post about the controversy in the quilting world. I did this because it was news in the quilting world. It also became news in the international world with the article/interview with the BBC. If you haven’t read that article you can access it here. In the article, they interview Eric the Quilter.... Read more »

My take on the recent public controversy in the Quilting Community

I am a quilter and I love the quilting community. I have taken wonderful classes, attended superb quilt shows and met kind hearted people. I am generally so darn proud to be a quilter. Today, however, I was not. I had non quilting friends posting about the recent public controversy in the Quilting Community and... Read more »

Sewing articles in the recent news you will enjoy

I love to read all kinds of things and I read about quilts whenever I can. I encountered some sewing article in the recent news you will enjoy. Or maybe not but I am sharing them with you anyway! Here are 4 tidbits I’ve run across lately, enjoy! This article caught my eye because I... Read more »
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Quilt Alliance Quilts from Quilt Expo 2016

Yes, I am writing again about this show but this time a different part of it. I enjoy looking back at pictures of quilts I have taken, it’s very relaxing and inspires my own creativity. I didn’t make a gallery, I just wanted you to have a similar experience I had. Take a look at... Read more »

I am going to write fake Quilt news stories and get rich

I have a new plan. I am going to write fake Quilt news stories and get rich. Easy money, no research needed! You think I am making this up? You are very smart, I am probably not going to just write stuff that is fake. But I read an article in the Washington Post that... Read more »

Quilting and sewing in the news - articles that are fun to read

I like to know what is going on in the world, I do. But I can’t say it generally puts me in a good mood. There are so many controversies, disasters and sad things that happen in this world. I like to balance it by finding quilting and sewing in the news. I am here... Read more »
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Quilters Newsletter is closing - Say it ain't so!

When I took my very first quilt class in 1983 the teacher recommended that we all subscribe to Quilters Newsletter. Being a compliant and eager student, I did exactly that. 33 years later I am still getting my copies. You can imagine my dismay when I read this blog posted and learned that Quilters Newsletter... Read more »

I abhor designer clothing made from vintage quilts

I have a google alert for sewing and quilting articles. I peruse dozens of articles a day, some I post to my Facebook page and others I read and move on. Today I read this article about Emily Adams Bode’s new fashion collection and I saw red.  I abhor designer clothing made from vintage quilts,... Read more »

Quilting and sewing articles in the news - the good, the bad and the ugly

I read every article I can find on quilts or sewing. Sometimes I click them open and close them right up. Some news services want me to register or pay and I decline. Other articles don’t have pictures and really don’t pique my interest. Other times there are quilting and sewing articles in the news... Read more »
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Side trip to see the award winning quilt of Ann Loveless

Last Saturday my husband and I were driving in Northern Michigan. Even though we had a long drive and hadn’t gotten an early start I did not want to go straight home. I was determined to make a side trip to see the award winning quilt of Ann Loveless, Sleeping Bear Dune Lakeshore. My husband... Read more »
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