Category Archives: Authors

May 6, 2014

Tune in: Maggie Bonanomi on ‘Creative Mojo’

Kansas City Star Quilts author Maggie Bonanomi will discuss her latest book Wednesday  on Mark Lipinski’s podcast, “Creative Mojo.” She is the author of Another Place and Time: 18 Primitive Projects Inspired by Travels Near and Far. She also has written several other books for Kansas City Star Quilts. The Internet radio show airs from Continue Reading

March 19, 2014

Tune in: Donna di Natale on ‘Creative Mojo’

From 1931 to 1940, the Omaha-World Herald encouraged readers to make quilts from patterns published in the paper and then enter them to be exhibited and judged at local department stores. Quilts came by the hundreds, and viewers came by the thousands. It was the Great Depression, and valuable prizes, such as furniture, refrigerators, bicycle Continue Reading

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