patchwork car seat cover

Connie of Refabulous made this car seat cover from a tute she found at Make It and Love It, but with an important deviation. She made the side panels out of patchwork strips.

What a beautiful welcome she’s given to …

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grab a cuppaDi of Di van Niekerk found this lovableness at a quilt show in Dubai’s Town Centre. So glad she shared it with us. See photos of her trip.

Image credit: Di van Niekerk

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RGB Modern

This is RGB Modern made by Sherri Lynn Wood from Oakland, California. It’s lovely.…

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Here are some more quilts from QuiltCon 2013:

Fresh Plus Kathy York

This is Fresh Plus made by Kathy York from the Austin Modern Quilt Guild.

40 watt wonder resized

This is 40 Watt Wonder made  by Alison Robins from St. Sampson, Guernsey, United Kingdom.

closeup 40 watt wonder resized

Here’s a close-up …

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Lecture Series Craftsy

If you didn’t get to go to QuiltCon, you can still catch some of the lectures at Craftsy. Go HERE to download the series. It’s free!

Screen capture: Craftsy

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Viewers Choice my pick

The last couple of days Anne (Sewing Editor) and I have seen so many wonderful quilts at QuiltCon. I’ll be showing you some of my favorites, and this one ‘Impracticality’, tops my list. Made and quilted by Angela …

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Anne (our Sewing editor) will arrive soon to scoop me up for our car trip to Austin, Texas. What for? QuiltCon starts today! For newbies landing on this page, it’s the first conference of The Modern Quilt Guild. …

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Becky Goldsmith quilt exhibit Austin

If you are in the North Texas area now thru March 15th, don’t miss Becky Goldsmith’s quilt exhibit at Austin College. She’s half of the team at Piece O’ Cake. Their happy applique quilt patterns always bring a smile …

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Quilter's Calendar

Check out this new tool for quilters, an online Quilter’s Calendar. I just did. I clicked on Pat Sloan’s name on the 16th of February. A pop-up tells me she’ll be teaching at the Vereins Quilt Guild in Fredericksburg, TX. …

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80s partyThe much-anticipated first conference of The Modern Quilt Guild, QuiltCon, is almost here. If you’re lucky enough to attend, there’s going to be an 80s Dance Party on Friday, February 22nd. Sounds like fun! Sponsored by Baby Lock, it’s …

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Heads up! Spoonflower is giving you a chance to win a trip to QuiltCon. Their announcement of the event reads:

Spoonflower wants to send you and a friend to attend the first annual QuiltCon being held by the Modern Quilt

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Modern quilters and wannabes, don’t forget QuiltCon registration opens Aug 30, 2012.

Get the Workshop Catalog and Lecture Schedule downloadable PDF.

Go to the QuiltCon website.

Event runs February 21 – 24, 2013 in Austin, Texas.…

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Patchwork quilt from the Festival of Quilts, Great Britain. The festival Facebook page explains,

The Festival of Quilts, featuring more than 1200 competition quilts on display at the National Exhibitions Centre (NEC), Birmingham, England.

If any readers made it to …

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Traveling this summer landed me at the steps of Cotton and Clover, a boutique in Fort Smith, Arkansas. This was my first trip there. As I approached the entrance, a note on the door said, “We’re sewing in the …

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Anywhere quilters go, we have our eyes tuned in to see quilts, right? As I roamed around Franklin Square enjoying the sounds of the Bluegrass Along the Harpeth Fiddlers Jamboree, I spied the back of a pretty quilt top blowing …

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