art, articles

Response to “Museum Needles Taxpayers”

This article was published Thursday November 15, 2012 in the Times Free Press of Chattanooga TN.  The writer has some serious misinformation regarding quilting in general and more specifically the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. One event immediately came to mind as I read the article: Quilted Northern came up with what is essentially… Continue reading Response to “Museum Needles Taxpayers”

quilt shows

Quilt Festival Houston, some of the quilts

I think quilters in general are fascinated with the glass work of Dale Chihuly.  It's no wonder why.  Like we do he sees the potential in the molten liquid and produces some amazing works not just in glass also writing and drawing.  There is a lot of prep work that goes into creating one of… Continue reading Quilt Festival Houston, some of the quilts

quilt shows, quilting, teaching

The men of MQX

While quilting is "typically" a womans world men in our industry take to it like a fly takes to honey.  And just like women men run the gamut from very traditional to art and everywhere in between.  A few years back I went to the Illinois State Museum where they had an exhibition of quilts… Continue reading The men of MQX