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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cross stitch Aurifil Artisan challenge

Sew Speedy cross stitch pattern, celebrating sewists, stitching and crafts by wholecirclestudio.com

It’s always really fun rediscovering a technique! Thanks to the September Aurifil Artisan challenge—Cross Stitch & Embriodery, I picked up Aurifil floss and did something I haven’t done since I was a kid…. cross stitch! This portable project was perfect to take with me on trips this summer. Inspired by my Sew Speedy pattern and new Sew Speedy magnetic pin & needle minder, I drafted […]

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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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