March 01, 2016Congratulations to Mary Menzer who won 'Best Use of Color' for 'Quilt it Wright' in the Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival, February 2016.
"This is my all Oakshott quilt inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. I love my Oakshotts! Thanks for making a great product."... and thanks Mary for making such great use of them. Read all about Mary's making journey and get some fantastic tips from her great five part description at FairlyMerry blog where she describes her whole improv process, piecing, threads, basting, quilting, re-jigging, binding, and so on. Read more
November 11, 2015Krista Hennebury (poppyprintcreates.blogspot), who shared her photos of an Arctic cruiseworkshop using her Chess on the Steps and Fireweed designs, has sent us some pics of a workshop in Whistler, Canada – pan to shots of mountain peaks disappearing mistily into the distant miles; oops, sorry, back to indoors ... Krista was working with the Whistler Quilter's Guild in British Columbia and says:
all of my students loved the Colourshotts! Not everyone bought kits, some used their own fabric, but here are some photos for you![caption id="attachment_1099" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Sabrina contemplates her Fireweed colourway layout[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1100" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Anita (l) and Ellen display their Midnight Sun colourway quilts[/caption] Just what look what a little improv practice can do: [caption id="attachment_1101" align="aligncenter" width="1627"] The Whistler Quilter's Guild in glorious technicolour[/caption] Read more