Art Quilts and Traditional Quilt Shows

Some art quilters hold resentment toward traditional quilt shows, typically because they feel their work is being judged by unfair standards. This is a sentiment I've gleaned from talking to art quilters in person and from reading online social forums. He…

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Quilter on Fire Podcast

A few months ago, my friend Brandy Maslowski (aka the Quilter on Fire) invited me to be a guest on her podcast, The Quilter on Fire. Brandy is a former firefighter-turned-fiber artist and now runs her own quilting-related business, of which the Quilter …

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Making a Patch

While assembling (ie. ironing the fusible fabric pieces together) my latest quilt, Bremen Town Musicians, I realized I'd made a mistake. This particular mistake is one I've encountered before, but this time I grabbed my camera and documented the process o…

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Studio Tour

Welcome to my studio! Come see where I work. This part of my house is where I make my quilts and record/edit my videos.

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Impressions of Color

One of the great benefits to designing a quilt digitally is the ability to test color choices ahead of working with the fabric. We can apply color to the entire design, assess what's working and what isn't, and then make adjustments to those colors until …

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