DIY Gifts Gone Wrong | Quilting Daily

So we reached out to our community for stories of gifts gone wrong and some even moved us to tears! We were reminded of the importance of the spirit of giving. As @lucysvintageroom beautifully wrote: “Things are things 🤷‍♀️ If someone doesn’t like something I’ve made them, they are encouraged to pass it along … Read more

DIY Gifts Gone Wrong | Quilting Daily

So we reached out to our community for stories of gifts gone wrong and some even moved us to tears! We were reminded of the importance of the spirit of giving. As @lucysvintageroom beautifully wrote: “Things are things 🤷‍♀️ If someone doesn’t like something I’ve made them, they are encouraged to pass it along … Read more

The Quilt Show Newsletter – December 2, 2022

Weekend Fun – December 2, 2022 Featured Quilt – Second Place Abstract at Houston 2022 Radiance won by Jane Sassaman Second Place in the Abstract category at 2022 Houston International Quilt Festival. Jane, whose colorful fabrics are known far and wide, had a much more earthbound inspiration for this quilt than her out-of-the-world colors would … Read more

Quilting Arts Cover Contest

We know it is every art quilter’s dream to see their work on the cover of Quilting arts. In the past 22 years, we’ve published 116 issues, each featuring amazing art quilts made by contributors to the magazine. Some of the cover quilts have been gleaned from the work of well-known artists from our gallery … Read more

Free-Motion Thread Play: Develop Your Thread Confidence

Sponsored With just 15 minutes of thread play each day, you’ll develop the confidence to quilt with vibrant, stand-out threads! Stitch out this skill-builder mandala design with Denise Dowdrick, HandiQuilter educator. With a mandala design and 15 minutes of thread play a day, you will reach a brand new level of quilting confidence! A mandala … Read more

Quilts, Restorative Justice, and How You Can Help

These men are quilters, making birthday gifts for children in foster care. What is so special about them? They are also incarcerated… and their quilts are part of the restorative justice healing process. Read on to learn about the documentary currently being filmed in their Licking, Missouri prison and how YOU can help make a … Read more

In Praise of Never-Ending Handwork: A Quilter’s Guilt-Free UFO

English paper piecing, needle-turn appliqué, hand quilting: these time-consuming handwork projects don’t appeal to everyone. But a project like this can be a genuinely rewarding work-in-progress. One that serves as a comfort, a project-on-the-go, and a mediative joy for a lifetime. (And in my case, I might mean that literally). Quilting UFOs (Un-Finished Objects) Several … Read more