“Am I even a quilter if I don’t enjoy the quilting?”
I remember asking myself this question a few months into my exploration of my latest hobby. I’d spent many weeks creating a king-sized Christmas quilt with my mother. It was full of appliquéd shapes and embroidered details and, as it was only the second quilt I’d ever made, I was immensely proud of it.
The triangle is one of the most ubiquitous forms in patchwork. Continue reading
The introduction of the rotary cutter by the Olfa Company in 1979 was a milestone in the history of patchwork and quilting. Not since Singer’s development of the electric sewing machine in 1889 has the way we make our quilts been so dramatically influenced. Continue reading