24 modern quilts
from QuiltCon 2020

Enjoy 24 of just some of my favorite modern quilts (plus a few bonus quilts) from QuiltCon 2020 in Austin, Texas. All descriptions were written by the makers. Prepare to be inspired! Quilts incorporating typography Quilts incorporating curves Quilts incorporating a rainbow color palette Speaking of rainbow quilts—I was delighted to be reunited with the […]

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10 quilts from the Sapphire Celebration special exhibit at International Quilt Festival 2019

Sapphire Celebration, a special quilt exhibit from 2019 International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.

2019 marked the 45th-anniversary of the International Quilt Festival. To celebrate, a special exhibit was featured at the 2019 International Quilt Festival in Houston. Check out highlights and 10 of my favorite quilts from the show! Sapphire Celebration Quilters have long used the color blue to symbolize trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, trust, and […]

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15 quilts from the Aurifilosophy special exhibit at International Quilt Festival 2019

A few weeks ago I visited the Aurifilosophy—Education for the Love of Thread exhibit, organized by Karen L. Miller and sponsored by Aurifil. This exhibit was part of the quilt show associated with the 2019 International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, Texas. The exhibit included works of more than 13 Aurifilosophers, designers, artisans, and […]

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Typecast of Characters
Blog Tour — week 3
and giveaway!

Quilt blocks made by Kim Soper (Leland Ave Studios), Yvonne Fuchs (Quilting Jetgirl), Karen OConnor (Lady K Quilts) and Kristy Daum (St. Louis Folk Victorian). Made with Typecast, an English Paper Piecing (EPP) Pattern Make all 26 letters of the alphabet. Each block measures approximately 6” x 9”. This fully tested pattern guide contains detailed instructions, tips and diagrams to walk quilters through the variety of EPP straight line and curved piecing skills they will use while making Typecast blocks. Required English Paper Pieces and optional acrylic templates not included. Pattern by Whole Circle Studio

Woo hoo! It’s Week 3 of the Typecast of Characters Blog Tour!  We’re half way through the alphabet and this week’s projects included pillows and a bag. Check out what Kim, Yvonne, Karen, and Kristy made with my latest English Paper Piecing pattern, Typecast. Be sure to read all the way to the end to enter […]

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