Category Archives: Authors

February 6, 2014

So you want to be a quilt book author?

By Donna di Natale This week is the deadline for submitting copy, art and completed projects for my next book. With a huge snowstorm looming on the horizon, that means getting it all together earlier rather than later. Amy Ubben, my co-author and good friend, and I got together over the weekend to make sure Continue Reading

January 28, 2014

Tune in!

In the mood for a little Russian history before next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi? Kansas City Star Quilts author Tricia Lynn Maloney will be a guest Wednesday, Jan. 29, on Mark Lipinski’s podcast, “Creative Mojo.” She will talk about her book, A Russian Journey in Quilts: The Story of Nicholas and Nina Filatoff. In Continue Reading

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November 21, 2013

Let’s Be Fair, Part II

By Donna di Natale It seems last week’s blog raised some questions in the minds of conscientious quilters. Good. That was my intention. We often get involved in our quilting and forget where those beautiful designs originate. It is good to be reminded of how that pattern came to be. Before I go any farther, Continue Reading

August 14, 2013

Tune In!

Lisa Erlandson, president of  the American Quilt Study Group, will be a guest today on Mark Lipinski’s podcast, “Creative Mojo.” She will talk about Revival!: A Study of Early 20th Century Colonial Revival Quilts. The Internet radio show airs from 3 to 5 p.m. Eastern time. Go to to hear the show or to Continue Reading

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August 12, 2013

Check out our new blog site!

We at Kansas City Star Quilts are pleased to announce the launch of our newest Web site, Star Stitch, the blog site for our cross stitch imprint. The site features informative and entertaining blog posts and interviews. It’s a great way to get to know our authors and find out what’s new in cross stitch. Continue Reading