OK, so it’s not a chair, but the is quilt was made using the same style as the chairs, so that counts! My teacher’s pet, Chris Leach, (now Karla, calm down) has sent me photos of her cool Volkswagen Bug Quilt, and I just had to share it with my dear readers! Chris used steam a seam and fused the raw edge applique, just like we do with the chairs!
Here is another post from Mavis Quinn, cub reporter for Where Cuckoo Women Create .com.org.biz Hello dreary readers… This weekend I was assigned to cover a quilt show in Benicia, California. It was held in a small castle that, I believe, once was an insane asylum, and from the looks of things, might still be in operation. What a thrill-er. The weather was delightful and I made it over a
This is a special report from Mavis Quinn, cub reporter for Where Cuckoo Women Create Magazine .com.org.biz I recently had the pleasure of meeting with the amazing Maverick Quilter Alethea Ballard and seeing her wonderful house where she makes her exuberant quilts! I had heard so much about these alleged exuberant quilts, and seeing them in person really was something else – Ouch! – sorry – I just tweaked my
On a sopping wet day in March my friend and I set out to Fourth Street in Berkeley in search of fabric and inspiration – and fabric! We found both in a surprising new discovery. Color Loom. Splashing down the back streets, dodging potholes, wind surfers, and an occasional swarm of hungry pirhana, we saw a beacon of color calling to us from an unassuming corner. The street was