Pinery Patches is the second rural quilt shop I’ve visited that is located on property, a few miles outside of town in a building erected from the same building materials you would expect to find a modern farm building made from. It makes sense really, why pay rent that eats into your profit, when you can just build your own quilt shop on your own land. But that doesn’t mean you’re walking through a barn when you go to Pinery
I love mitered borders. I just feel they are the perfect way to end a quilt, especially when you are using a border print or a striped fabric. But they can be intimidating if you’ve never done one before. That Y seam can seem daunting. But it really isn’t that
One day Kamila Sidiqi proudly received her teaching degree during the Afghanistan civil war. The next she was confined to her home when the Taliban seized control of Kabul, ordering women from the workplace and forcing them to wear a full chadri, covering their bodies from head to foot, when
Part history lesson, part artist interpretation, part museum exhibition catalog, “And Still We Rise: Race, Culture, and Visual Conversations,” is a celebration of African American history, culture and its contribution to the Unites States as we know it today. The book and accompanying art exhibit is vision of Carolyn, L.
My sewing room is a tiny eight by 12 feet. At that size it is critical that I not only take advantage of each square foot of floor space, but also the vertical space. You might not think of your walls as potential storage for sewing items, but that’s what
My niece is at that age where I can make her happy with a new outfit for her doll, so that is exactly what she got for her birthday – new pjs and a quilt for her doll. I started early with the best of intentions. I picked up a