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African quilts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for African quilts. Get inspired and try out new things.
"Mac Pickle Dish" quilt  pieced by Judy Mathieson  quilted by Mac MacNamara    "A group effort by the mini-group Perisian Pickles from workshops with Mike "Mac" MacNamara, San Francisco. Quilted by Mac. This combination of Magic Squares and the traditional Pickle Dish pattern was created in a free-form, wonky style. Food fabric was contributed by all. "Perisan Pickle" is a traditional Midwestern name for "Paisley."

"Mac Pickle Dish" quilt pieced by Judy Mathieson quilted by Mac MacNamara quilt #28 "A group effort by the mini-group Perisian Pickles from workshops with Mike "Mac" MacNamara, San Francisco. Quilted by Mac. This combination of Magic Squares and the traditional Pickle Dish pattern was created in a free-form, wonky style. Food fabric was contributed by all. "Perisan Pickle" is a traditional Midwestern name for "Paisley." Laura Bernstein, Eisal Brantley, Pam Brown, Mary Flynn, Patti Loucks…

Simple Country Sampler pattern by The Rabbit Factory, made by Pam Kay, Fibert Artist.

Simple Country Sampler pattern by The Rabbit Factory, made by Pam Kay, Fibert Artist.

Faeries and Fibres: My favourite thread for machine quilting, African quilt and Elaine Quehl’s Hand dyed fabrics

I have fallen head over heels in love with The Bottom Line by Superior Threads, a 60 wt polyester that comes in almost 60 colours! It has a lovely silky sheen and simply melts into the fabric. It is terrific for dense quilting because you don’t get a heavy thread build-up; I love quilting feathers with this thread and I think a neutral taupe would be fab for applique! I buy my thread online from The Cotton Mill Threadworks in Dundas, Ontario. If I need help I just call Anita; she is…

27 Frankenbags Documented and More Aboriginal Trips

I keep trying to count how many Frankenbags I’ve made and I have a hard time keeping track of them all. So I’ve posted below a photo of each of the 27 I’ve made. I was sure I must…

Roberta Horton  This intriguing book of fabrics and quilts will inspire quiltmakers of any skill level. Here she describes how she lets fabrics speak to her, inspiring quilts filled with color, texture, and pattern. The book is divided into five sections. In the first, she discusses creativity and how we can become more creative. Then, in "Basics," Roberta discusses color, value, fabric pattern, design principles, and tools. "Process" deals with all the ways we can use our fabric creatively to b

Roberta Horton This intriguing book of fabrics and quilts will inspire quiltmakers of any skill level. Here she describes how she lets fabrics speak to her, inspiring quilts filled with color, texture, and pattern. The book is divided into five sections. In the first, she discusses creativity and how we can become more creative. Then, in "Basics," Roberta discusses color, value, fabric pattern, design principles, and tools. "Process" deals with all the ways we can use our fabric creatively…

Canton Village Quilt Works | Long Island Workshop

Hello Everyone, It seems like ages since I have blogged! Ack!! I hate that. I have been traveling and finally I am sitting down writing this blog post. I wanted to share some of my travels with you. O

Rayela's Fiber Focus: 40 Acres Art Gallery Displays Quilts by African-American Quilters

Marion Coleman, Susan #3, 2006 Stitched fiber collage portrait, 63 x 53 inches by Donna Hussain A collection of quilts sewn by Afric...