Posts tagged "quilting"
International Quilt Festival

International Quilt Festival

Quilting is big business and if you have any doubts about that, you should go to the International Quilt Festival in Houston on the first weekend in November. Sewing machines going for $30K or more and prizes worth $10K prove that this craft is serious. The craftsmanship and the creativity of the quilts on exhibit...
Stitched the Film

Stitched the Film

Be sure to check out your local PBS stations this month for the documentary film Stitched that follows some well known quilters through their journey to Houston’s International Quilt Show. These people are truly artists – and some are just a little weird.
Murphy's Quilt

Murphy’s Quilt

Things are moving more slowly here crafting-wise as I delve deeper and deeper into sewing. Sewing for me at least takes a long time to accomplish since it is such a precise art. I mentioned before that I wanted to give quilting more of a go and so I purchased a kit from Joann’s for...
Sew Up Some Quilted Coasters

Sew Up Some Quilted Coasters

And now for more Martha inspired crafts…. I’m still sewing away in what is slowing becoming more of a sewing room instead of a craft room. While I’m venturing out and making pj pants and more toys, I am inching closer to quilting. My grandmother on my mother’s side¬†was an avid quilter. She left us...