Month: August 2014

Flora’s Baby Quilt

I like to try new techniques, so when I saw the title: Sliver quilts: 11 projects easy technique for dynamic results by Lisa O’Neill, I had to try it. In this technique narrow strips of fabric are encased in a fold when stitched so that there are no raw edges. Very fine points are achieved …

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Through Our Hands Magazine

Through Our Hands an Online Art Quilt Magazine I came across this new online magazine recently called: Through Our Hands. The website offers a beautifully curated selection of contemporary art quilts and artists. They include quilters such as: Elizabeth Barton Beth Ann Ash Alicia Merrett Sandra Meech There are many other textile artists profiled. Have a …

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Shaken not Stirred!

Cin Cin! Tim-Tim! This trio of postcards were created using a positive/negative quilt technique. The design is carefully cut so that two blocks are created. A votre santé! Salud! The martini shakers are created from this technique as are the martin glasses, although only one martini glass is shown. Cocktails at eight!  

Quilts at the Creek

Even though I won’t be attending this year, I wanted you all to know about a really great quilt exhibit taking place at Black Creek Pioneer Village just north of Toronto from August 16-17, 2014. Quilts at the Creek is in its 3rd year. The village is a beautiful venue for exhibiting quilts. The quilts are …

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