Churn Dash I: Polychrome

I remember workshop registration day for QuiltCon 2013. I had studied the catalog and decided on either of two improv workshops with Sherri Lynn Wood. Putting both in my registration cart, I was very surprised when I ended up in both classes. What a great opportunity to get out of the box.

10 Quilty Secrets + 1 Bonus

I first caught wind of Amy’s quilty confessional on 13 Spools via Molli Sparkles. The linky party is well worth clicking out.  It’s fun to see civil diversity of opinion. Of course I was inspired to create my own list.  And, it was surprisingly hard to keep it to eleven items.

PNW MQG Modern Metallic Challenge: Mount Rainier

The Modern Quilt Guilds in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and Canada (Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia) were invited to participate in a challenge to feature metallic details.  Robert Kaufman provided fabrics from their Quilters Metallic collection and the Seattle MQG received a selection of Quilters Tussah and Quilters Linen.  Completed quilts could be…

Anni Albers’ Orange Chair

When the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild issued the Binary Two Color Quilt Challenge in August 2013, I knew I would make a red and white quilt. Or a blue and white quilt. These classic two color combinations have a timeless graphic quality which I have always loved. Red is my favorite color and I already made a blue…