Posts in category "Quilts in the news"

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 »

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 »

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 »

Jimmy Fallon is on the naughty list #noquiltsforfallon

I opened up my Facebook account and what is the first thing I see? A video from the Jimmy Fallon show which a friend has on my wall. Is this a video in which Mr. Fallon acknowledges the wonder of the quilting world? No, it is not. It is a video in which he disrespects... Read more »

Cool quilt articles and posts in the news

I not only love quilting and sewing but I devour reading material on the two as well. I find great things to read all over the web and I share them on my Facebook page. But sometimes there are too many to share. Therefore I want to write about some cool quilt articles and posts... Read more »

Best of the best quilt articles I've read lately

I love to read about quilting almost as much as I like doing it. I share articles which pique my interest on my Facebook page. But sometimes there are so many and so diversely excellent that I just have to make a special post about them. This is one of those times that I am... Read more »
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