Category Archives: Authors

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

May 28, 2014

In Remembrance

By Donna di Natale This week, we celebrated Memorial Day, a day that has special meaning in my family. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, started after the Civil War as a day to honor the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the war. Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of Continue Reading

May 7, 2014

Introducing Our Quilt Quiz

By Donna di Natale Welcome to the first monthly Star Quilt Quiz, three easy questions for you to consider, solve and submit for a chance to win prizes. The first Wednesday of each month, we’ll offer a chance to express your opinion, test your quilting knowledge and have some fun. You will have five days Continue Reading

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