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Stories in the Seams – The Ruth Penn Baltimore Album Quilt

By Virginia Vis, volunteer curatorial assistant, and Alden O’Brien, curator of Textiles, Daughters of the American Revolution Museum The Ruth Penn Baltimore Album Quilt, ca. 1850 (92.172) The Daughters of the American Museum, Washington DC, Permanent Collection Quilts have often been made and given as gifts to commemorate big life events. Ruth Pettit Penn followed […]

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Cool Tools – Silk Finish Cotton Thread, Tula Pink Ergonomic Rotary Cutter and more!

Here we bring you all the trusted old favourites and brand-new tools that are on the patchwork and quilting market Andrie Adornments Add a little personality to your next project! Unique designs are available from Andrie Adornments in a variety of colours and quotes that can be made into zipper pulls and swing tags (key […]

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Road Test: Janome MC6700P Professional Sewing Machine

There is no one sewing machine that is right for everyone. The purchaser of a new sewing machine needs to contemplate the requirements that they consider to be essential, and what features are on the different sewing machines. If you’re a serious quilter, the new Janome MC6700P should be on your list for consideration. Driven by […]

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Getting Cosy with Designers – Claire Turpin and Lenna Green

Be inspired by our truly amazing contributors and designers as featured on Cosy PROJECT! Claire Turpin CLAIRE TURPIN DESIGN Website: www.claireturpindesign.com Instagram: @claireturpindesign Facebook: @claireturpindesign1 “If I couldn’t design, it would be like cutting off my legs.” MY STYLE IS: “Bright, playful, humorous and modern.” CRIBS & CRAFTS “I created my first range of quilt patterns […]

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Stories in the Seams – Pieced Counterpane

Pieced Counterpane: Mary Tayloe Lloyd Key By our best count, there are 4004 triangles in this design using at least 65 different cotton prints, and over 4500 pieces overall (you are welcome to check our math!). Mary Key contained this exuberance by arranging the pieces within larger triangles bordered by sashing and punctuated by mariner’s […]

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Road Test: Pineapple Trim Tool Mini Quilt by Creative Grids

Driven by Michelle Marvig The Log Cabin block is a classic in the quilting world. It is very versatile and when colours and values are changed, dramatically different looks can be achieved. It also has two just as popular and adaptable variations: Courthouse Steps and Pineapple Log Cabin. I have been quilting for 26 years […]

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Getting Cosy with Designers – Katrina Hadjimichael & Mollie Johanson

Be inspired by our truly amazing contributors and designers as featured on Cosy PROJECT! Katrina Hadjimichael Email: kat.had@bigpond.com / katrina@katrinahadjimichael.com.au Blog: katrinahadjimichael.blogspot.com Website: https://katrinahadjimichael.com.au “Quilters instantly have a connection to each other than transcends age, culture and status.” Colours of Katrina “My favourite colour for quilts is red. I use many different reds, from soft pinky shades to rich […]

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Stories in the Seams – Family Connections

Family Connections: Martha Harness and Elizabeth Ann Darst Bierce By Alden O’Brien, Curator of Textiles, The Daughters of the American Revolution Museum Martha Harness’s Framed Medallion Three generations worked on these quilts over the course of half a century and 480km. Elizabeth Yoakum Harness helped her six-year-old daughter Martha compose the centre of the framed […]

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Cool Tools on the Patchwork and Quilting Market

This page is devoted to bringing you all the trusted old favourites and new tools on the patchwork and quilting market. Tailormade Elements Cutting Table This table does double duty: cutting and storage! First, it is 92cm high, with a width of 100cm and depth of 62cm. Its first use is as a cutting table, […]

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Showing and Telling – How to Start Quilting

There’s no need to feel overwhelmed by all the tools, materials and skills required for patchwork and quilting. It’s more manageable than you think. Just decide what kind of quilter you want to be (or which project you’d like to make), follow our few simple leads and you’re on your way. By Elizabeth Newton   […]