Category Archives: Authors

September 22, 2014

Missouri Shop Owner Q&A: Dolores Smith and Sarah Maxwell, Homestead Hearth

Our Warehouse-on-Wheels sale continues with an interview with a shop owner who also is a popular author. Our special sale at five quilt shops in Missouri – and one in Illinois and another in Oklahoma – continues through Sept. 28, with books as much as 75 percent off! Dolores Smith owns Homestead Hearth, a shop Continue Reading

September 21, 2014

Block 9 Free Download!

Here is the ninth block in Kansas City Star Quilts’ 2014 block-of-the-month project, a tribute to those who served in World War I. This block is called Red Cross. Where Poppies Grow … Remembering Almo commemorates the Great War, which started a century ago, in July 1914. Denniele O’Kell Bohannon of Louanna Mary Quilt Design Continue Reading

August 27, 2014

Dirty Rotten Quilt Thieves

By Donna di Natale I don’t have anything fancy for you this week. No photos. No antique quilt stories. No fun. Because theft isn’t fun. Lately, I’ve heard too many tales of people having quilts stolen – from their cars, from their homes and from their studios. And not just one quilt. Lots of quilts. Continue Reading

July 29, 2014

Stronger Seams: Quilting and Friendship

By Tricia Lynn Maloney Quilting has been bringing people together for a very long time. Consider the popularity of friendship quilts through the years. And quilting bees? A lot more went on than just quilting the layers of a quilt together. Today, we quilters have a lot more options for the social side of quilting Continue Reading

July 15, 2014

Texas Shop Owner Q&A: Rose Ann Cook, Quilter’s Emporium

To celebrate our Warehouse-On-Wheels sale in Texas, we’re talking with the participating shop owners to find out how they got started, why their shops are special and what changes they’ve seen in quilting. Our special sale at seven quilt shops in the Houston, Austin and the Dallas-Fort Worth areas — with books as much as Continue Reading